Fact Sheet: Tunisia - Canada's Priority Market

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Tunis
  • Population (millions): 11.0
  • Total area: 155,360 km2
  • Currency: Dinar
  • Language (s): Arabic (official), French

Economic Facts 2014

  • GDP (billions): 53.8
  • GDP per capita ($): 4,985
  • GDP growth (%): 2.3
  • Inflation (%): 4.9
  • Unemployment (%): 15.3

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)
 2014
Canada’s merchandise exports to Tunisia$91.8
Canada’s merchandise imports from Tunisia$74.5
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