Industrial production in Tunisia rose 1.2 percent year-on-year in December of 2019, following a downwardly revised 3 percent decline in the previous month. It was the first increase in industrial activity since August 2018, as manufacturing output rebounded (2.1 percent vs -0.5 percent in November), driven by the food industry (20.9 percent) amid higher production of olive oil. Also, the mining sector continued to advance solidly (172.6 percent vs 80.7 percent). In addition, output fell much less for energy (-6.4 percent vs -15.8 percent). On a monthly basis, industrial production advanced 7.7 percent, after a downwardly revised 6 percent slump in the previous month.

Industrial Production in Tunisia averaged 0.57 percent from 2001 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 16.50 percent in February of 2012 and a record low of -17.70 percent in February of 2011. This page provides - Tunisia Industrial Production - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Tunisia Industrial Production - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2020.

Industrial Production in Tunisia is expected to be 1.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production in Tunisia to stand at -1.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Tunisia Industrial Production is projected to trend around 0.30 percent in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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Tunisia Industrial Production

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.20 -3.00 16.50 -17.70 2001 - 2019 percent Monthly
2010=100, NSA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-11-29 02:40 PM Sep -3.8% -4.4% -3.2%
2019-12-30 02:10 PM Oct -3.3% -3.8% -1.4%
2020-02-04 01:30 PM Nov -3.1% -3.0% -2.6%
2020-03-04 03:00 PM Dec 1.2% -3.0% -1.4%


News Stream
Tunisia Factory Output Grows for 1st Time in Over a Year
Industrial production in Tunisia rose 1.2 percent year-on-year in December of 2019, following a downwardly revised 3 percent decline in the previous month. It was the first increase in industrial activity since August 2018, as manufacturing output rebounded (2.1 percent vs -0.5 percent in November), driven by the food industry (20.9 percent) amid higher production of olive oil. Also, the mining sector continued to advance solidly (172.6 percent vs 80.7 percent). In addition, output fell much less for energy (-6.4 percent vs -15.8 percent). On a monthly basis, industrial production advanced 7.7 percent, after a downwardly revised 6 percent slump in the previous month.
2020-03-04
Tunisia Industrial Output Slumps for 15th Month
Industrial production in Tunisia decreased 3.1 percent year-on-year in November 2019, following a downwardly revised 3 percent fall in the previous month. It was the fifteenth consecutive month of decline in industrial activity, as output shrank for energy (-15.8 percent vs -10.1 percent in October) and manufacturing (-0.5 percent vs -1.8 percent). In contrast, the mining sector grew the most in nine months (80.7 percent vs 51.4 percent), boosted by minerals for the chemical industry and natural fertilizers (93.4 percent vs 60.5 percent). On a monthly basis, industrial output fell 6.1 percent after increasing 1.9 percent in the prior month.
2020-02-04
Tunisia Industrial Output Shrinks for 14th Month
Industrial production in Tunisia fell 3.3 percent year-on-year in October 2019, following a 3.8 percent decline in the previous month. It was the fourteenth consecutive month of downturn in industrial activity, led by energy (-11.7 percent vs -13.8 percent in September) and manufacturing (-1.7 percent vs -1.2 percent). Meanwhile, mining output continued to advance solidly overall despite easing (51.4 percent vs 53.7 percent). On a monthly basis, industrial output increased 1.7 percent, after a 4.4 percent rise in the prior month.
2019-12-30
Tunisia Industrial Output Falls for 13th Month
Industrial production in Tunisia declined 3.8 percent year-on-year in September 2019, following an upwardly revised 4.4 percent fall in the previous month. It was the thirteenth consecutive month of downturn in industrial activity, led by energy (-13.8 percent vs -10.2 percent in August) and manufacturing (-1.2 percent vs -2.2 percent). In contrast, output growth picked up for mining & quarrying (60.2 percent vs 0.6 percent), boosted by chemicals and natural fertilizers (60.2 percent vs -0.3 percent). On a monthly basis, industrial production rose 4.4 percent, after falling 10.5 percent in the previous month.
2019-11-29

Tunisia Industrial Production
In Tunisia, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy such as manufacturing, mining, and utilities.