The results of Tunisia’s external trade at current prices in November 2020 show that exports fell by (-0.8%) over one year (+1.9% in October).
They reached 3,621 million dinars against 3,651.7 MD in November 2019.
This decline is explained by the decrease observed in the mining, phosphates and derivatives sector (-36.7%), the textile, clothing and leather sector (-11.7%) and the mechanical and electrical industries sector (-1.1%) on the one hand and
the increase recorded in the energy sector (+267.2%) and the agriculture and food-processing industries sector (+5%), on the other hand.
The breakdown by country shows declines in sales from Tunisia to certain European partners, mainly France (-10.7%) and Italy (-3%).
The same trend is observed towards some Arab countries such as Libya (-32.1%) and Egypt (-28.8%).
On the other hand, Tunisia’s sales increased with Spain (+13.2%) and Germany (+8.9%).