Tunisia, officially the Republic of Tunisia, is the northernmost country in Africa. It is a part of the Maghreb region of North Africa, and is bordered by Algeria to the west and southwest, Libya to the southeast, and the Mediterranean Sea to the north and east whose capital city is Tunis; covering 163,610 km2 (63,170 sq mi).

The current population of Tunisia is 12,189,070 as of Tuesday, July 4, 2023, based on Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data.

The President of Tunisia is Kais Saied who has held this position since 23 October 2019.

Tunisia’s economic growth is dependent on oil, phosphates, Agri-food products, car parts manufacturing, and tourism. Agriculture plays a relatively modest role in Tunisia’s economy, accounting for 16% of the country’s workforce and 12% of the country’s GDP while growing at around 2% per year.

Tunisia’s most significant exports are textiles and leather products, electrical machinery, and crude and refined petroleum. Its major imports are consumer products, raw materials, machinery and electrical equipment, and food products.

According to a youth policy study (2009), the Tunisian state defines youth as those aged 15-29.

Young Tunisians are still subjugated to marginalization and exclusion because Tunisia’s transition to democracy has fallen short of implementing economic and social programs that specifically target the needs of the youth.

The key documents used in the strategy economic of Tunisia are: Tunisia country strategic plan (2022–2025), Tunisia 2030 Agenda, Tunisia – Development of the 2050 water vision and strategy

Business opportunities in TUNISIA

In Tunisia, excellent opportunities exist in sectors that would benefit from American technology, such as hydrocarbonspower generationrenewable energy (including green hydrogen), aeronauticstransportationhealthcaresafety and security, and information and communications technologies.  Opportunities are also in the following sectors) manufacturing industries such as textiles and apparel, agribusiness, aerospace, and mechanical and electrical equipment.

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