The Tunisian Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation held a working session during which Saudi businessmen were briefed on investment opportunities in Tunisia.
Representatives of the ministries of investment and international co-operation, transport, finance and industry took part in this meeting.
Works of the 7th edition of the Tunisian-Saudi business council aimed to discuss ways to develop economic cooperation between the two countries opened Tuesday in Tunis.
The volume of Saudi investments in Tunisia reached 363.4 million Tunisian dinars, according to statistics published Tuesday by the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (FIPA).
According to the same source, 38 Saudi joint ventures employing 3,100 persons are based in Tunisia.
Tunisia’s exports to Saudi Arabia reached 20.3 million dinars while imports were at 294 million dinars in 2011.