According to recently published official figures, imports into Tunisia increased to an impressive 2968 million Net Tonnes in February 2013, up from 2964.90 million Net Tonnes in January 2013.

Import volumes in Tunisia are reported by the National Institute of Statistics Tunisia. From 1993 to 2013, Tunisian imports averaged 1462.32 million Net Tonnes, reaching an all-time high of 3618.40 million Net Tonnes in May 2012, and a record low of 453.80 million Net Tonnes in January 1993.

Tunisia imports a wide array of products, most of which is categorised as machinery and equipment, chemicals, fuel and food.

The majority of Tunisia’s imports come from the European Union countries, with France, Italy, Germany and Spain being the most important. There are believed to be significant opportunities for international manufacturers and exporters looking to do business in Tunisia.

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