More than a welcoming region for your investment

Ariana, known as the “city of roses,” presents itself as a prime destination for investors seeking promising opportunities. Seize the opportunities in an innovative and diverse business environment, ready to welcome your projects and foster mutual prosperity.

Explore Ariana

With an area of 482 km² and a population of 601,800 inhabitants, Ariana stands out for its urbanisation rate which reaches 88.8%. The population growth amounts to 1.7%, while the active population counts 235,700 individuals.

The Ariana governorate stands out for a significant diversification of its industrial fabric, including the pharmaceutical industry, machine construction, electromechanics, as well as services related to technology and industry 4.0.

● The industrial network of the Ariana governorate comprises 209 companies with a workforce of 10 employees or more.

● Among these companies, 98 are totally exporting companies, strengthening the international position of the governorate.

● Ariana benefits from a strategic geographical location, a skilled workforce, and available executives.

The proximity to decision-making centres gives Ariana an additional competitive advantage, making it an attractive destination for investors looking for an environment favourable to growth and expansion of their activities. Furthermore, the town of Ariana, adds a distinctive touch to its charm, offering a unique setting where entrepreneurship thrives with natural beauty. This combination of economic dynamism and floral splendour makes Ariana a privileged place to invest in.

More than one good reason to invest in Ariana

Invest in Ariana

Ariana has a well-developed road network, consisting of national, regional and local roads. It offers efficient connectivity with surrounding municipalities such as Tunis, Ettadhamen el Mnihla, La Soukra and Raoued. This connection plays an important role in the development and influence of the region.
In addition, the proximity of Tunis-Carthage airport, located just 2.6 km from Ariana, constitutes a major asset for the region and facilitates travel and reinforces its accessibility.

Industrial areas, such as Ariana Airport, Sidi Thabet, Kalaat Landalous, and more, highlight the commitment to economic development. Thus, Ariana’s infrastructures merge to form the basis of progress and growth.

Live and work in Ariana

With a promising educational network, quality healthcare services and a diversified offer of vocational training, Ariana evokes the wealth of essential infrastructures which makes it a privileged choice, both for investing and for living.

● Education is a priority with 87 primary schools, 247 nurseries, kindergartens, and children’s clubs, as well as 49 high schools and secondary schools.

● The healthcare sector provides comprehensive coverage, including 1 regional hospital, 1 University Hospital Center (CHU), 1 local hospital, 24 primary healthcare centres, 48 analysis and radiology laboratories, 99 pharmacies, and 3 clinics, ensuring quality and accessible care.

● Vocational training is thriving with 42 centres, a capacity of 5,385 learners, and a range of 23 specialties, providing the job market with diversified professionals.

Launch your business in Ariana

Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation – APII
Established in 1972, APII is a public institution under the supervision of the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mines. It is responsible for implementing government policy relating to the promotion of the industrial sector and innovation. The APII is the main point of contact for investors regarding the legal constitution of companies and the management of financial and fiscal benefits.

APII services
The One Stop Shop, ISO 9001 certified, provides most of the APII services for the company

● The provision of certificates for the submission of investment project declarations
● Carrying out the formalities for the establishment of companies.
● Assisting with the establishment of companies.

Agricultural Investment Promotion Agency – APIA
APIA is a public institution established in 1983, with the principal mission of promoting private investment in agriculture, fishing and associated services.

APIA services
● Granting financial and fiscal benefits established by the Investment Law No. 2016-71 to promoters of agricultural, fishing, and related services projects, as well as projects involving the primary processing of agricultural and fishing products.
● Identifying investment opportunities and project ideas to be promoted by Tunisian and foreign private operators, thereby contributing to the achievement of national objectives assigned to the agricultural sector.

● Assisting promoters in the preparation of their investment files and providing guidance during the implementation phase of their projects.

Agence Foncière Industrielle – AFI
The Industrial property Agency is a public organisation established in 1973 to strengthen the industrial network and contribute to the economic and social development of Tunisia.

AFI services
● The creation and development of industrial areas equipped with the amenities necessary for the implementation of industrial projects.
● The construction of modular industrial premises and their provision to Tunisian and foreign investors.