AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY, FIRST EXPORTING SECTOR IN MOROCCO

AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY, FIRST EXPORTING SECTOR IN MOROCCO

AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY, FIRST EXPORTING SECTOR IN MOROCCO


With an annual production capacity of more than 700 000 vehicles, Morocco is the leading car exporter in the continent.

This leadership is the result of an extraordinary transformation of the sector in less than a decade with 80 billion Dirhams (8.5 billion US dollars) worth of exports by 2019 and a targeted local integration rate of 60% by 2022.

KEY CUSTOMER MARKETS

INDUSTRY ECOSYSTEMS AS EXPORTS BOOSTERS

INDUSTRY ECOSYSTEMS AS EXPORTS BOOSTERS

Morocco is one of the top 10 car exporters to the European Union. The automotive industry relies on eight sub-sectors that diversify the services provided by the operators of the sector and allow for exporting various products including:

  • Passenger cars and other motor vehicles
  • Wire sets for spark plugs and other wire sets for transportation means
  • Seat parts
INDUSTRY ECOSYSTEMS AS EXPORTS BOOSTERS

ECOSYSTEMS

AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY, SECTOR WITH EXTRAODINARY GROWTH

AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY, SECTOR WITH EXTRAODINARY GROWTH

Morocco offers suitable environment for exporters to achieve a local integration rate of 80 % and increase their exports thanks to special incentives.
Adapted support and dedicated support for the automotive industry
  • Public subsidies and funds to support operators in the sector
  • Two of ten ecosystems established with PSA and Renault integrate a hundred local suppliers
Cost competitiveness is achieved thanks to:
  • Industrial acceleration zones and dedicated integrated industrial platforms such as Tanger Automotive City, Tangier Free Zone, the Atlantic Free Zone of Kenitra and Technopolis Park
  • Government support for companies’ incorporation
  • New tax incentives for companies with the Industrial Acceleration Zone Status.
  • Customs and administrative facilitations and a privileged access to rental property reserved for the automotive industry.
Many trade agreements facilitating exports around the world.
  • Commercial and free trade agreements with more than 100  countries.
  • The only African country having a free trade agreement with the United States
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. 
 1st
maritime connectivity in Africa & 24nd 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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