MECHANICAL AND METALLURGICAL INDUSTRY, PILLAR OF MULTISECTORIAL EXPORT

MECHANICAL AND METALLURGICAL INDUSTRY, PILLAR OF MULTISECTORIAL EXPORT

MECHANICAL AND METALLURGICAL INDUSTRY, PILLAR OF MULTISECTORIAL EXPORT

Playing a key role in the Moroccan economy, the mechanical and metallurgical industry is positioned as a multi-sectorial supply platform.
It is one of the pillars of the country’s exports through the direct share of the industry in the overall exports products, as well as its contribution to the development of exports in other sectors.
This key role is reflected in a 6.5 billion dirhams (~663 million US dollars) worth of exports, a turnover of 45 billion dirhams (~4.6 Billion US Dollars) and a generated value of more than 10 billion dirhams (1 million US dollars).

KEY CUSTOMER MARKETS

WELL-STRUCTURED SUB-SECTORS TO DEVELOP EXPORTS

WELL-STRUCTURED SUB-SECTORS TO DEVELOP EXPORTS

The mechanical and metallurgical industry is strengthened by five structured ecosystems, offering promising export prospects thanks to the diversification of its activities covering:

  • The development of boiler making, deep-drawing and stamping activities through the use of metals including copper and aluminum,
  • The position of Morocco as an African hub for agricultural machines supply and assembly,
  • The introduction of new business segments for the production of bicycles, and the reorientation of metals and their wastes towards application markets such as aeronautics and car making,
  • Ship building and railway construction.
WELL-STRUCTURED SUB-SECTORS TO DEVELOP EXPORTS

ECOSYSTEMS

MECHANICAL INDUSTRY STRENGHTENED BY ALL SECTORS

MECHANICAL INDUSTRY STRENGHTENED BY ALL SECTORS

The mechanical and metallurgical industry is endowed with an investment vision to boost exports through a 2.1 billion dirhams (~ 216 million US dollars) investment plan with the objective of increasing its added value of all its ecosystems to 2.3 billion dirhams (~ 237 million of us dollars).
It is one of the most promising markets for exporters operating in various sectors thanks to:
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
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 worldwid.
  • Motorway network of over 1800  kilometers, and a rail network of 2200 kilometers with the 1st High Speed ​​Train in Africa. 
Attractive incentives to promote exports with approved state support:
  • Free zones and dedicated offshore platforms
  • Customs and administrative facilitations
  • Support programs for exporters
 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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