Turkey-Tunisia Economic and Trade Relations

Economy of Tunisia (2017)

GDP (billion USD)

40,25

Inflation rate (%)

5,3

GDP growth rate (%)

2

Unemployment rate (%)

15,5

Population (million)

11,4

Exports (fob-billion USD)

14,23

Population growth rate (%)

0,95

Imports (cif- billion USD)

20,67

GDP per capita (USD)

3.521

Resource: Turkish Embassy in Tunisia (estimated figures)

Main trade partners: France, Italy, Germany

Main export items: Electrical-electronic equipment, textile products, petroleum products
Main import items: Petroleum products, electrical-electronic equipment, machinery

Bilateral Trade Statistics:

Years

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Export

915

820

910.7

915

904

Import

197

144

214.3

206

182

Volume

1.112

964

1.125

1.121

1086

Balance

718

676

696.3

709

722









Resource: TUİK (million USD)

Main export items: Textile products, confectionary, vehicles

Main import items: Fertilizers, inorganic chemicals, confectionary

Number of Tunisian visitors: 111.627 (2017)

Bilateral Cooperation Mechanisms:

- Turkey-Tunisia Partnership Committee : Last meeting of the Committee was held on 17 December 2013 in Ankara.

- Business Council: Last meeting of the Business Council was held on December 2017 in Tunis.