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Your advantages: Geographical proximity and unique diversity


Tunisia's close proximity to Europe and its resulting short trade routes provide a great opportunity for exporters and tourism operators to benefit from the lucrative European market. Thanks to favorable climatic conditions and a growing supply of organically grown products, there is excellent sales potential, especially for natural ingredients, e.g.

  • Dates, dried tomatoes, dried herbs, olive oil, various seed oils 
  • Essential oils, high-quality fatty oils, spirulina, saffron and much more.

The Mediterranean climate - together with the fine sandy beaches, paradisiacal desert oases and a 3,000-year-old cultural history - is also responsible for Europeans eagerness to discover Tunisia as a unique travel destination. European tour operators are particularly looking for sustainable tourism offers: 

  • Cultural and adventure tours, for example nature and bird watching, mountain biking
  • Family trips with accommodation in eco-hotels
  • Adventure tours to the Tunisian Sahara, eg. desert safaris or camel trekking.

If you are an exporter of natural ingredients or a provider of sustainable tourism offers and looking for trading partners in Europe, IPD is your ideal partner.


  • Targeted procurement of suitable partners in Europe
  • Intensive preparation for your market entry
  • Networking at European trade fairs, virtual b2b events, FAM trips or selling missions

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Our products from Tunisia
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Natural ingredients

Tunisia offers natural ingredients - in abundance and in premium quality. Many producers are already certified in line with various relevant European standards. Take advantage of these benefits for your export success.

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Sustainable tourism

Tunisia offers first-class destinations. European tour operators are always looking for innovative tourism offers that focus on sustainability and provide an authentic experience of the culture and nature of the host country. Bring your services to Europe. 

We support you in successfully selling your products to Europe.

If you offer products from Tunisia, then entering the European market could be profitable for you. We are happy to inform you about your opportunities and possibilities.

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IPD activities in Tunisia

For the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the German development cooperation, Tunisia is one of the main focuses. Following the Arab Spring of 2011, Tunisia is the northern African country upon which all political hopes are pinned. Positive economic development and sustainable trade relations could stabilise the region. 

Import Promotion Desk (IPD) has been active in Tunisia since 2015 – firstly, in the sector of natural ingredients, and since 2018 also in the tourism sector. Action is concentrated on rural regions and in the tourism sector too IPD works with inland providers, far removed from mass tourism. The country’s hinterland is home to a third of the Tunisian population, there are …

Read more about our work in our country report Tunisia. 


Success Stories
Success Story FTADD


Sustainable destination

Promoting sustainable tourism is the goal of IPD. In Tunisia, IPD has a committed partner at its side, the Fédération Tourisme Authentique Destination Dahar (FTADD).

Success Story Ben Ghreb

Demeter certified

Dates from Tunisia

IPD supports Demeter producers in building sustainable trade partnerships.


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We provide you with details about the IPD evaluation process and our admission criteria.


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Tunisian company Green Fruits

To export successfully to the European market, IPD supports the Tunisian company Green Fruits. Green Fruits markets organic-certified dates and takes part in the export promotion programme of IPD.

Your contact

Nora Eichkorn


Sustainable tourism (Ecuador, Nepal, Tunisia)

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Caroline Moraza

Expert Sourcing + Markets

Natural ingredients (Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Tunisia, Ukraine)
Fresh Produce (Ukraine)