MOROCCO, LEADING EXPORTER OF AEROSPACE PRODUCTS IN AFRICA

MOROCCO, LEADING EXPORTER OF AEROSPACE PRODUCTS IN AFRICA

MOROCCO, LEADING EXPORTER OF AEROSPACE PRODUCTS IN AFRICA

Having been invested in the aerospace industry for over 20 years, Morocco is embarking on new dynamics marked by an increased focus on new technologies and engineering, promotion of specialized aeronautical trades and building of structuring projects with international leaders of the industry.

Thanks to this strategic vision, supported by the "Made in Morocco" policy in industrial trades, Morocco  aerospace exports currently reaches 1.39 billion dollars in 2020 (~ 28.9% down from 2019 which was 1.9 billion dollars).

KEY CUSTOMER MARKETS

STRONG SUB-SECTORS

STRONG SUB-SECTORS

Performance contracts signed with industry operators have enabled to implement seven ecosystems covering various aeronautical production activities including engineering, repair and assembly, putting Morocco on the map of exporters of products such as:

  • Parts of planes and helicopters,
  • Parts of air and space vehicles,
  • Parts of turbojets and turbopropellers.
STRONG SUB-SECTORS

Ecosystems

AEROSPACE, INDUSTRY AT FULL THRUST

AEROSPACE, INDUSTRY AT FULL THRUST

After reaching an integration rate of 38% and surpassing the initially set target in record time, Morocco now aims to hit the 42% bar.

This performance denotes the strategic place of the aerospace sector in the industrial acceleration plan and the confidence of major international operators willing to further relocate their production activities to Morocco.
Proximity to the main hubs and assembly lines of Airbus and Boeing, and a unique partnership between the latter and Morocco opened numerous opportunities for suppliers and exporters of the sector.
Several Industrial platforms are available on an area of 97 hectares including:
  • MidParc platform in Casablanca (63 hectares)
  • Tangier Free Zone ( 19.5 hectares)
  • Rabat Technopolis , Atlantic Free Zone of Kenitra and Oujda Technopole are set on a total area of 14.5 hectares
Many trade agreements facilitating exports around the world are signed.
  • Commercial and free trade agreements with more than 100 countries.
  • Only African country having a free trade agreement with the United States
Attractive incentives thanks to state support
  • Public subsidies and funds dedicated to the sector
  • New tax incentives for companies with Free Zone Status
  • Customs and administrative facilitations as well as vocational training support
Morocco is a connected platform located only 14 km from Europe with the best maritime connectivity in Africa
  • 19  international airports throughout the Kingdom
  • 14  ports with cutting-edge infrastructures dedicated to trade and export, including the port of Tanger Med which is connected to 186 ports worldwide.
  • Motorway network of over 1800 kilometers, and a rail network of 2200 kilometers with the 1st High Speed ​​Train in Africa.
 2nd
maritime connectivity in Africa 
& 22nd worldwide
 186
ports in 77 countries are connected to Tanger Med
 +100
trade agreements with countries
in the EU, NAFTA and the AfCFTA

MAIN EXPORT PLAYERS

Morocco’s Investment and Export Development Agency services

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