With 791 million Tunisian dinars (MTD) approved investments, the National Upgrade Program (French: PMN) records its highest level of approval since its creation (figures for the last 10 months). Total approved premiums are of the order of 80.1 MTD against 63 MTD 10 months in 2014.
In addition, there was a remarkable increase in investments approved in other sectors namely:
– Investments approved in the Mechanical and Electrical Industries increased from 182 MTD (10 months 2014) to 284 MTD (10 months 2015); up 56%.
– Investments approved in the Food Industries rose from 98 MTD to 144 MTD (10 months 2014/2015).
– Investments approved in construction material, ceramic and glass industries rose from 84 MTD to 122 MTD (10 months 2014/2015)
– Investments approved in various industries increased from 92 MTD to 117 MTD (10 months 2014/2015).
In contrast, investments approved in the Chemical Industries stagnated (27 MTD 27) and those in textiles, clothing and footwear industries declined.