Tunisia Business: Fishing & Timber

Tunisia Business: Fishing & Timber Last updated on Monday 26th April 2010

This provides about 6% of the country's food supply with an annual catch of 95,000 tonnes.

The catch includes sardines, pilchards, tuna and whitefish, although tuna fishing is declining as the numbers of fish in the Mediterranean diminishes.

Sponge gathering is important in the coastal ports, and the oak forests of the north provide timber and cork.

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