Phosphate Mines • Tunisia is the world’s largest source of phosphates.
Oil Industry • Petroleum was discovered south of Tunisia in 1960. Natural Gas is also produced.
Mechanical and Electronic Parts • Electrical products, building materials and rubber products are made in Tunisia. There are also 60 automotive assembly plants.
Manufacturing Textiles • Tunisia has may factories including ones that make clothing, shoes, and leather goods.
Manufacturing Food Products • Many food items are produced in Tunisia including fish, fruit, vegetables, flour, olive oil, salt, refined sugar, canned fruits and vegetables.
Souks • Local markets called Souks sell items to tourists. The workers make clothing, leather goods, rugs, pottery, cooper, embroidered articles and jewelry.
TourismMany people travel from all over the world to vacation in Tunisia.