Fact Sheet: Tunisia - Canada's Priority Market

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Fast Facts

  • Capital: Tunis
  • Population (millions): 10.8
  • Total area: 155,360 km2
  • Currency: Dinar
  • Language (s): Arabic (official), French

Economic Facts 2012

  • GDP (billions): 45.9
  • GDP per capita ($): 4,257
  • GDP growth (%): 3.6
  • Inflation (%): 5.6
  • Unemployment (%): 18.9

Key Opportunities

  • Agriculture and processed food
  • Education
  • Infrastructure
  • Sustainable technologies

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 20122007
Canada’s merchandise exports to Tunisia$136.9$110.6
Canada’s merchandise imports from Tunisia$51.2$50.4
Canadian investment in Tunisia$205Commercially sensitive information
Tunisian investment in CanadaNot availableNot available