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Automotive Sector Competitiveness Pact

ONE OF THE MOST ATTRACTIVE COUNTRIES IN AFRICA

La Tunisie se classe au premier rang en Afrique dans l’indice international le plus prestigieux couvrant l’entrepreneuriat, l’innovation, les capacités et les compétences technologiques

1st in North Africa in the Global Innovation Index that measures innovation capabilities within Institutions, Human capital and research, Infrastructure, Market sophistication, and Business sophistication (Global Innovation Index 2020)

1st in North Africa in the Global Competitiveness Index “Skills indicator” that measures, among others, the Extent of staff training, the Quality of vocational training, the Skillset of graduates, the Digital skills and the Ease of finding skilled employees (GCI 2019*)

1st in the MENA region & Africa and 23rd worldwide in the Startup Visa Attractiveness Index that measures Business Environment and Ecosystem Maturity (Startup Visa Program 2020)

1st in North Africa in High-technology exports % of manufactured exports for products with high R&D intensity, such as in aerospace, computers, pharmaceuticals, scientific instruments, and electrical machinery (World Bank 2019*)

1st in Africa and 2nd in MENA for Researchers in R&D 1,772 per million people engaged in the conception or creation of new knowledge, products, processes, methods and systems (World Bank 2018*)

The Pact for the Competitiveness of the Automotive Industry

​​The Pact is an official agreement between the Government and the TAA in order to ensure the development of the sector and its stability.

Its goal is the definition of clear and quantified objectives as well as all the measures necessary to implement commitments between private sector and Government. The government is determined to put in the necessary means to boost this growth potential and combine its efforts with the private sector and the investment support ecosystem to make this growth effective and sustainable at short notice.

To achieve this ambition, this pact was built on the basis of a shared responsibility between the parties concerned, relating to the following five pillars: Infrastructure, Regulatory framework, Employment & Training, Research & Development, Marketing and Communication.