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Doing business in Tunisia

A selection of articles, books and online resources to help you explore the key issues for doing business in Tunisia.

Key data

Ease of Doing Business in Tunisia
Summary of comprehensive annual data collated by the World Bank giving key indicators for business and economic conditions. Includes information on typical business procedures, showing time to complete and associated costs for each step.

Guides

Tunisia company registration
Comprehensive guide produced by Healy Consultants explaining company structures and business entity types, fees and timelines for incorporation, accounting and tax in this jurisdiction and comparisons with other countries in the region.

Doing Business in Tunisia
Guide prepared by a local firm within the UHY network which provides an overview of the relevant issues to consider when establishing a business in this country. Published in March 2018

Africa attractiveness
The latest report from EY examining the attractiveness of investment in Africa. Designed to help businesses in their investment decisions, it includes insight into the economy and foreign direct investment in the region. Reports and surveys from previous years are also available.

Exporting

On our Exporting to Tunisia page you can find export guides, trade forecasts and economic and political updates.

Corporate governance

European Corporate Governance Institute
The European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) aims to provide 'a forum for debate and dialogue between academics, legislators and practitioners, focusing on major corporate governance issues and thereby promoting best practice'. The ECGI website also provides a directory of national Corporate Governance Codes, Principles & Recommendations.

Law and regulation

Doing Business law library
World Bank
Collection of business laws and regulations from economies around the world, linking to official government sources. Topics include company law, labour, tax and trade.

International debt collection handbook
Detailed guide compiled by Atradius looking at debt collection procedures, legislation and culture across 35 countries, including a profile of this jurisdiction. Profiles include information on the amicable phase, legal procedures, enforcement, insolvency proceedings and arbitration and mediation.

Forums and support networks

ICC Tunisia
A representative body for business in Tunisia.

Tunisian British Chamber of Commerce
Organisation promoting business and economic relations between Tunisia and the UK.

Arab-British Chamber of Commerce
UK-based organisation supporting economic activity and trade between the UK and Arab League countries.

European Business Council for Africa and the Mediterranean
Federation of European organisations supporting trade and investment in Africa.

Middle East Association
UK-based organisation promoting commercial engagement with the Middle East and North Africa.

Other organisations

Invest in Africa
Platform set up by a group of international companies working in partnership to share knowledge and best practice on doing business in Africa.

Embassies and consulates

Publications

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