More than a region for your investments

Famous for its agricultural wealth and abundant natural resources, Beja presents itself as a great choice to achieve your investment projects. Seize the opportunities this region offers in terms of infrastructure, pleasant living environment, and support for entrepreneurship.

Explore Beja

Covering an area of 3,740 km², the governorate of Beja stands out for its rich agricultural resources, placing it among the main producers in strategic sectors. Its population of 303,032 inhabitants benefits from moderate demographic growth of 0.05%, and the region maintains a balance between urbanisation and the preservation of diverse landscapes, notably jebels, hills, valleys and forests.

The Fifth Bridge of Beja, a notable feature of the region, contributes to its historical charm. At the same time, the industrial sector of Beja reflects significant diversification, covering sectors such as the agri-food, ceramic and glass construction materials, mechanical and metallurgical, electrical, electronic and household appliances, chemical, textile and clothing industries. , as well as wood, cork, furniture, leather and shoes.

● The region is home to 151 companies of significant size, of which 33 are totally exporting companies.

The strategic geographical location adds a key dimension to the economic aspects of Beja.
These combined elements make this region a hub where the diversity of economic activities are harmoniously integrated within the richness of its natural and cultural heritage.

More than one good reason to invest in Beja

Invest in Beja

The governorate of Beja benefits from solid infrastructure, with an electrification rate of 99.6% and access to drinkable water reaching 96%. In terms of transportation, the region has an extensive network, including 86 km of highways, 224.9 km of national roads, 368.02 km of regional roads, 339.86 km of local roads, and a railway network serving Tunis, Jendouba, Ghardimaou, and Mateur.

On the industrial level, Beja has eight AFI (Agence Foncière Industrielle) developed zones. These zones demonstrate the economic dynamism and industrial attractiveness of the region.

Live and work in Beja

Located in the northwest of Tunisia, the governorate of Beja provides good education, excellent healthcare services, and a diverse range of tourist services.

● Education holds a central place in Beja, with 152 primary schools, 102 nurseries, kindergartens, and children’s clubs, as well as 48 secondary schools. Higher education is also represented by four institutions, helping in contributing to the diversity of the educational system.

● Beja has two regional hospitals, 88 basic health centres, two clinics, four analysis and radiology laboratories, as well as 36 pharmacies. This solid medical infrastructure guarantees accessible and good care for residents.

● In the tourism and leisure sector, Beja offers a diversified offer with five hotels. Local crafts, featuring specialties such as carpets, Jebba, and Burnous, enrich the cultural experience of the region.

● Vocational training plays a key role in the development of Beja, with the presence of 12 specialised centres. This contributes to the diversification of skills and the creation of employment opportunities. This combination of infrastructure strengthens the quality of life and the economic attractiveness of Beja.

The governorate of Beja positions itself as a favourable location for educational development, medical well-being, and touristic exploration, affording a great quality of life.

Launch your business in Beja

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.