More than a region for your investments

Monastir, a region that harmoniously combines its touristic attraction with a promising economic potential. The captivating beaches and historical heritage form an ideal setting, creating an environment favourable to multiple investments. This region offers attractive prospects for investors.

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At the heart of the Mediterranean, Monastir is known for its rich heritage of civilizations, ranging from prehistory to Phoenician-Punic culture. Positioned strategically 165 km from the capital Tunis, the Governorate of Monastir has evolved into a true hub of industry, tourism, and agriculture. Monastir covers an area of 1,024 km2, with a population of 576,200 inhabitants.

Strategically positioned just 165 km from the capital Tunis, the governorate of Monastir has evolved into a true industrial, tourist and agricultural hub.

● Monastir has an impressive total of 523 companies with 10 or more employees.

● Monastir International Airport facilitates global connections.

● Monastir positions itself as a dynamic industrial hub, with sectors such as textiles, weaving and garment textiles, the automotive components industry, the processing of agricultural products, and the manufacturing of medical devices.

The Governorate of Monastir is a region with a promising future. Which makes it a key player in the Tunisian landscape, attracting both investors and visitors looking for an authentic and diversified experience.

More than one good reason to invest in Monastir

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Monastir is known for its infrastructure that contributes to strengthening its regional connectivity. The road network is extensive, with national, regional, and local roads facilitating transportation and thereby promoting commerce and trade.
Habib Bourguiba International Airport, a key gateway, connects Monastir to major destinations in Europe and Arab countries. In addition, the railway network, notably the Monastir-Sousse, Tunis and Monastir-Mahdia lines, reinforces mobility and ease of access across the region.

Monastir presents itself as a strategic industrial hub with the presence of several industrial zones. Key centres such as the industrial zones of Moknine, Bennane, Bembla, Jemmal, Monastir, Ksar Hellal, Teboulba, Touza, and the Sahline Industrial zone (Technopole) constitute prominent economic activity hubs. These zones provide an environment friendly to business development and encourage the growth of various industries, from manufacturing production to advanced technology. Monastir is positioning itself as a key region for investment and economic growth.

Live and work in Monastir

The region provides a comprehensive educational ecosystem, comprising 157 primary schools, 452 nurseries, kindergartens, and children’s clubs, as well as 76 secondary schools. The educational offer also extends to higher education institutions, with 12 institutions, which contribute to the growth of the local youth.

● The education sector is well developed, with a total of 233 establishments committed to the intellectual development of residents. These schools and higher institutions are preparing the next generation of the region.

● Healthcare is a priority in Monastir with 12 regional hospitals, 88 basic health centres, 21 clinics, 19 analysis and radiology laboratories, and 121 pharmacies. This complete medical infrastructure guarantees access to care for the population.

● To meet the needs of the labour market, the region has 9 public vocational training centres and 40 private centres. These institutions play a key role in the development of professional skills and contribute to enhancing employability.

● The region also offers a suitable setting for tourism and leisure, with 48 hotels, 64 km of beaches, hunting and fishing opportunities, as well as rich local crafts focused on weaving, embroidery, pottery and jewellery.

This balance contributes to making the region an economic hub committed to local development.

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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.