WEAVE connections with ancestral know-how

Explore a range of exceptional skills and discover how a commitment to know how excellence has translated over time into unparalleled quality of textiles ‘Made in Tunisia’. Weaving connections with the deeply rooted Tunisian expertise is to immerse oneself in a vibrant and creative tradition, where each thread tells an authentic and innovative story.

A growth supported by a national commitment

The Textile and Clothing industry in Tunisia is thriving within a favourable ecosystem, reinforced by the National Textile Pact (PNT) signed on February 21, 2019 between the Presidency of the Government, Tunisian Union of Industry, Commerce and Handicrafts,UTICA and the Tunisian Federation of Textiles and Clothing (FTTH). This ambitious project is based on six strategic pillars, encompassing good governance, integration, promotion of ‘Made in Tunisia’, training, infrastructure development, and improvement of the business climate. A significant investment aims to position Tunisia among the top five exporters of textiles and clothing to the European Union.

● Major Investment: The PNT has a fund of 100 Million Dinars.
● Ambitious Objective: To position Tunisia among the top five exporters to the EU.
● Economic Benefits: Forecast to generate 450 Million Dinars thanks to this project.
● +1,530 companies, more than 80% of which are total exporting companies.
● + 158,000 jobs in the Textile and Clothing Sector.

The Tunisian economic environment offers significant advantages to investors, with the possibility of fully owning the company’s capital, thus ensuring total autonomy in the management of activities. These measures clearly demonstrate the country’s commitment to creating an investment-friendly environment, characterised by its flexibility, its support for training and its openness to international expertise.


Ibrahim MEDINI

Textile project manager
(+216) 70 241 528

More than one good reason to invest in textiles in Tunisia

A Catalyst for Growth and Innovation

The textile and clothing industry benefits from a set of financial and tax incentives in Tunisia, strengthening its attractiveness for investors. These measures go beyond the figures to reflect a concrete commitment to industrial growth.

  • Bonus for innovation and competitiveness: A bonus of 15% of the investment cost, up to 1 MD, is granted in favour of increasing added value and competitiveness.
  • Social support for new employees: The state supports the employer’s contribution to the social security of new Tunisian employees for the first three years.
  • Encouraged Financial Commitment: A capital participation of up to 60% is encouraged to strengthen investors’ financial commitment.
  • Stimulation of industrial growth:Investment subsidies of up to 30% of the cost and 85% for infrastructure are proposed, thus stimulating industrial growth.
Industry conducted by education and training

The textile and clothing industry in Tunisia flourishes thanks to privileged access to highly qualified employees. Specialised educational institutions form a workforce adapted to the needs of the industry and which contribute to its continuous development.

  • High-level Engineering Training: A prestigious school offers training in textile engineering, textile finishing, technical textiles, and logistics and management, with EUR-ACE®Master accredited diplomas.
  • Institutes for Middle Managers and Technicians: Two higher institutes of technological studies offer programs that train middle managers and skilled technicians to meet industrial requirements.
  • Scope of the ATFP: The Tunisian Agency for Vocational Training, ATFP, training centers welcomed 3,924 learners in 2022, dedicated specifically to the textile and clothing industry.
  • Multiplicity of Training Centres: 48 professional training establishments provide courses on textiles and clothing, with 8 sectoral centers exclusively dedicated to these fields.
Centres of Excellence

The Tunisian industrial infrastructure flourishes through renowned clusters and institutions, propelling the country’s economy to new heights. Among these catalysts, the Monastir Textile Territorial Cluster (CTTM) and the Technical Textile Center, a public institution, emerge as pillars of the sector. These entities play an essential role in creating a thriving economy, fostering innovation, and enhancing national competitiveness.

  • Monastir-El Fejja Cluster competitiveness: The Monastir-El Fejja competitiveness cluster, located in Monastir and Manouba , emerges as an economic engine, catalysing regional industrial dynamism.
  • Total Testing Service (TTS): The Total Testing Service offers comprehensive testing services that strengthen product quality and build trust with business partners.
  • Technical Textile Innovation: The “Sahel Technical Textile Cluster” (2TS) stimulates innovation in technical textiles, contributing to the evolution of the industry.
  • Tunisian Federation of Textiles and Clothing (FTTH): The FTTH, a leading federation, coordinates the efforts of the textile and clothing industry, thus consolidating its influence and impact on the national economy.

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