The flow of foreign investment grew by 19.1% to 1,865.2 million Tunisian dinars (MTD) between 2014 and 2015 (10 months), according to the latest report published by the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (FIPA).
This flow is distributed at a rate of 1,505.2 MTD in foreign direct investment (+ 5.5% compared to 2014) and 360 MTD in portfolio (+ 157.5%).
FDI remain focused on the energy sector that has drained investments valued at 860 MTD, up 12.1% and industry (404.2 MTD, an increase of 6%). Investment growth in the field of agriculture (9.1 MTD) was 47.9%.
However, investments in the area of services plummeted 14.7% to 231.8 MTD, the source said.