Good performance of non-food Tunisian products exports, which grew by 8.6% in the first two months of the year, compared to the same period of 2015. This positive result is mainly due to improvement of chemical products exports, with + 50%. This was reported in a statement the Ministry of Industry of Tunis. In physiological decline, after a record season, however, exports of olive oil recorded a -60%. The Tunisian manufacturing exports increased by 0.27% in the first two months of the year compared to the same period of 2015, from less than 1.8 million euro, just over 1.8 million euro. Exports of mechanical and electrical industries rose by 5.7%, while those of leather and footwear increased by 4.8%, + 4.1% exports of building materials, ceramics and glass. Analyzing in particular the individual goods, the super triphosphate exports increased by 197%, those of 24% electrical cables, those of pharmaceutical products by 25%, in 8.1% of plastic products. Declining exports of textiles and clothing, -0.7%. 


Source: medNews