The foreign direct investments in Tunisia went up by 83% to reach 771 million dinars in late April, if compared to the same period last year, said Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid.
In his speech during the fifth session of Tunisian investment forum, Essid said that Tunisia has maintained its competitiveness despite the challenges of the stage.
He further said that Tunisia remained a promising investment destination.
The foreign investors in Tunisia preserved their investments in the country, he added.
The number of foreign companies operating in Tunisia reached 3,220 companies, which provide about 250,000 jobs, he further said.
Also, about 168 new companies were opened during 2014, he added.