Tunisia تونس

General Information

Country NameTunisia
Capital CityTunis
MottoLiberty, Justice, Order
Area163,610 km²
Population10,982,754
AgesAge structure: 0-14 years: 23.02%
15-24 years: 15.05%
25-54 years: 44.52%
55-64 years: 9.21%
65 years and over:
Export million $$14.07 billion (2015 est.)
Export partnersFrance 28.5%, Italy 17.2%, Germany 10.9%, Libya 6.1%, Spain 4.2% (2015)
Export commoditiesclothing, semi-finished goods and textiles, agricultural products, mechanical goods, phosphates and chemicals, hydrocarbons, electrical equipment
Import million $$19.1 billion (2015 est.)
Import partnersFrance 19.4%, Italy 16.4%, Algeria 8.2%, Germany 7.4%, China 6% (2015)
Import commoditiestextiles, machinery and equipment, hydrocarbons, chemicals, foodstuffs

Bilateral Agreements Switzerland-Tunisa

12 May 1960Agreement on air transport
15 November 1963Protocole on trade agreement of 2 December 1961
27 October 1972Agreement on scientif ic and technical cooperaation
23 December 1976Trade Agreement
15 July 1978Agreement to regulate the conditions for possible intervention by the Swiss disaster corps (exchange of letters between Switzerland and Tunisia)
12 January 1981Agreement on international transportation by road
10 February 1994Agreement on the avoidance of double taxation on income
18 June 1994Agreement between on the financing of the partnership in the context of the mixed financing of 27 January 1986
17 December 2004Agreement in the form of Exchange of Letters on the Trade of farm products
17 December 2004Amendment to the Agreement on the opening of a mixed credit
22 Juy 2011Memorandum on the implementation of the Swiss Program for the Support of Transition in Tunisia
11 June 2012Memorandum of Understanding on the Establishment of a Migration Partnership
16 October 2012Agreement on the protection on inventions
15 March 2013Agreement on the financing of two sewage treatment plants in Thala and Fériana
17 June 2013Agreement on the implementation of a program of technical assistance to central banks (BCC)
28 November 2013Agreement on the project for the implementation of a DMO (Destination Management for Organization) in Tataouine, Médenine and Gabès
03 September 2014Agreement on the financing of the project to strengthen the financial and financial sector of the Republic of Tunisia
28 October 2015Manual of Procedures concerning the financing of the project "Sanitation 10 medium-sized towns
18 February 2016Agreemnet on visa exemption for holders of diplomatic or special Passports
18 February 2016Declaration of intent on the implementation of the Swiss Program for the Support of Transition in Tunisia
18 February 2016Declaration of intent on the implementation of the Swiss Program for the Support of Transition in Tunisia
18 February 2016Declaration of intent on the prevention of violent extremism
18 February 2016Memorandum of understanding concerning bilateral political consultations
18 February 2016Memorandum of understanding on the restitution of assets of illicit origin blocked in Switzerland
11 June 2016 Agreement on the exchange of young vocational trainees