Capital: Tunis HDI: 0.721 (96th)
GDP (PPP): 149.120 Billion
Currency: Tunisian Dinar
Population: 10,982,754 million
On the Mediterranean Sea, Tunisia is a North African country whose culture dates to antiquity. In the capital, Tunis, the palatial Bardo Museum presents archaeological exhibits from Roman mosaics to Islamic art. The city’s medina quarter encompasses the massive Al-Zaytuna Mosque and a thriving ancient souk. To the east, the ancient Carthage site features the Antonine baths and other ruins, plus artifacts at the Carthage National Museum.
Tunisia Economy 2016, CIA World Factbook
Tunisia’s diverse, market-oriented economy has long been cited as a success story in Africa and the Middle East, but it faces an array of challenges during the country’s ongoing political transition.
Industry Trends & Business Climate
Economy of Tunisia – Wikipedia
Tunisia is in the process of economic reform and liberalization after decades of heavy state direction and participation in the economy
Establishing a Presence
Business Types – Doing Business in Tunisia, Types of Company
The commercial law of Tunisia recognises two types of companies; share companies and companies of persons (partnerships)
Business Registration Requirements – Starting a Business in Tunisia
This site provides a detailed summary of the bureaucratic and legal hurdles faced by entrepreneurs wishing to incorporate and register a new firm in Tunisia.
Starting (or Registering) A Business In Tunisia
Starting a business, or company, in Tunisia takes approximately 11 days as compared to about 20.7 days for the Middle East and North Africa region.
Tunisia Corporate Tax Rate 2003-2016
The Corporate Tax Rate in Tunisia stands at 25 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Tunisia averaged 30.46 percent from 2003 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 35 percent in 2005 and a record low of 25 percent in 2014. Corporate Tax Rate in Tunisia is reported by the La Direction Générale des Impôts, Ministère des Finances.
Paying Taxes in Tunisia – Doing Business
A table summary of the tax structure in Tunisia
Tunisia – Taxes on personal income
Detailed description of taxes on individual income in Tunisia
Tunisia Personal Income Tax Rate | 2004-2016
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Tunisia stands at 35 percent.
Tunisia Sales Tax Rate | VAT Forecast 2016-2020
Tunisia Sales Tax Rate | VAT is 18% and is projected to trend around 18% percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.
Tunisia Sales Tax Rate | VAT | 2006-2016
The Sales Tax Rate in Tunisia stands at 18 percent.
Checklist of issues for visa application for Tunisia
Tunisia: Visa and Passport requirements
Full detail on passports, visas and entry requirements for Tunisia, including types and costs .
239 tips on getting to and getting around Tunisia from real travelers and locals.
How to Get Around in Tunisia
Visitors can discover Tunisia on the cheap by taking advantage of the country’s extensive public transport system. The public local and long-distance transport system in Tunisia consists of bus, rail, collective taxis and individual taxis.
Tunisie Telecom – Wikipedia
Tunisie Telecom is the incumbent telecom operator in Tunisia. Tunisie Telecom has more than 6 million subscribers in the fixed and mobile telephony
Major African Mobile Markets: Tunisia
Tunisia has one of the most developed telecommunications infrastructures in the Northern African region
Labor Market Regulation in Tunisia
Thias site provides a detailed summary of some of the labor regulations that would apply to local entrepreneurs wishing to hire workers, organize working schedules, improve job quality for workers, or make workers redundant for economic reasons in Tunisia.
Employment relations in Tunisia are governed by the Labor Code of 1956. Labor contracts may be for a definite or an indefinite period of time.
- Labor Market Regulation in Tunisia http://www.infoprod.co.il/country/tunis2h.htm
Tunisia Education System
Education is a high priority in Tunisia as it has been for many years since independence.
Tunisia / Education
Description and figures on Tunisia’s school and education system.
Tunisia Weather, Climate and Geography
The areas of northern Tunisia that draw the most tourists have a typical Mediterranean climate, with hot, dry summers and mild, occasionally rainy winters.
Explore Tunisia – Weather & Climate
Situated within the subtropical zone of the Mediterranean, the Tunisian climate is a mixture of that of the Mediterranean and of Africa.
Safety – Tunisia – travel.state.gov
See “Safety and Security” on this site
Safety – Tunisia travel advice – GOVUK
Latest travel advice from the UK government for Tunisia including safety and security, entry requirements, travelwarnings and health
Cost of Living in Tunisia
Average prices of more than 40 products and services in Tunisia. Prices of restaurants, food, transportation, utilities and housing are included.
Cost of Living – Prices in Tunisia, Cost of living in Tunisia
Tunisia is an averagely-priced destination when compared to the other countries in Africa.
Business Etiquette – How to Master Business Etiquette in Tunisia
Trust is important in Tunisia; therefore, business people spend a lot of time building a personal relationship before conducting business. Lengthy small talk is customary at the beginning of meetings.
Business Etiquette -Tunisia – Language, Customs, Culture and Etiquette
See “Etiquette & Customs in Tunisia” on this site
Demographics – CIA – The World Factbook: Tunisia
Demographic information on Tuniisia from the CIA
Public Holidays in Tunisia – World Travel Guide
Full list of Tunisia public and bank holidays. Many shops, banks and other services close during public holidays
Public Holidays in Tunisia in 2016
Comprehensive list of National Public Holidays that are celebrated in Tunisia during 2016 with dates and information on the origin and meaning of holidays
Demographics Profile Tunisia
Demographic statistics and facts on Tunisia
Tunisia Customs Regulations
Tunisia Customs regulations and procedures for importing and exporting goods at border.
OEC – Tunisia (TUN) Exports, Imports
General information on export and import activity for Tunisia
Tunisia – Trade – European Commission
Tunisia was the first Mediterranean country to sign an Association Agreement with the EU, in July 1995.
WTO | Tunisia
This site provides key information on Tunisia’s participation in the WTO. Tunisia has been a member of WTO since 29 March 1995 and a member of GATT since 19 August 1990.
Housing and Rentals
Tunisia Corporate Housing and Extended Stay Hotels
This site provides a Furnished Short Term Housing & Extended Stay Hotel directory
Housing Tunisia, property in Tunisia
Find an accommodation, rent a house in Tunisia and much more.
Tunisia – Lonely Planet
Wedged between two reclusive North African giants, Tunisia prides itself on being open to the world.
Popular Destinations in Tunisia