to “investir-en-tunisie”, in 2010, Tunisia witnessed an increase of
16.9% in export value of textile products and 12.7% in volume; the
T-shirts subsidiary grew to 10.29% in value and 2, 55% in volume mainly
on the Italian market. The latest increase in Tunisian exports of
textile products, comes at time when the industry is globally affected
by a strong competition and a decrease in demand”.In a related
event, professionals, traders and experts from the Maghreb and Western
countries will discover, from March 16 to 18, the latest creations of
Tunisian textile and clothing, as part of the 11th Mediterranean
Exhibition of textiles and clothing, “TEXMED Tunisia 2010”, which will
gather 250 exhibitors representing various countries of the
Mediterranean ..Tunisia is the 5th supplier of the European Union
(EU). Some 1000 foreign companies are currently operating in the
textile and clothing sector in Tunisia. It is also the 3rd EU supplier
of jeans, the 4th supplier of pants and the 5th in ready to wear
garments .