• Industry

    Many emerging markets are working to build their manufacturing sectors to maximise the value of their natural resources. OBG provides an overview, highlighting key areas for investment. Typical industries covered include agro-food, automotive, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals and textiles.
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With a long tradition in leather and garment manufacturing, textiles is one of Morocco’s most important industries, accounting for 15% of industrial GDP, according to the Moroccan Association of the Textile and Apparel Industries (Association Marocaine des Industries du Textile et de l’Habillement, AMITH). While textiles and garments have...

 

With an increasingly diversified manufacturing base, the industrial sector has become an important component of Morocco’s GDP. The country produces an array of finished products and components for customers not only in traditional markets such those in southern Europe, but also increasingly across Africa, Asia and the Americas. Firms based in...

 

By setting the right policies, incentives and conditions for foreign direct investment, automotive manufacturing in Morocco has developed from a burgeoning subsector with potential to become the top export product by value in 2018. The country has been able to attract some of the world’s largest car manufacturers and integrate them into an...

 

What factors make Morocco’s automotive industry attractive to foreign investors?

 

With the world’s largest known reserves of phosphates, mineral resources have traditionally played an important role in the Moroccan economy. The authorities have established the country as a major exporter of the resource, and are now looking to diversify the sector towards other minerals. The government has implemented a series of...

Chapter | Industry & Mining from The Report: Morocco 2020

With an increasingly diversified manufacturing base, the industrial sector has become an important component of Morocco’s GDP. The country produces an array of finished products and components for customers not only in traditional markets such those in southern Europe, but also increasingly across Africa, Asia and the Americas. The growing strength of industrial activities is also a reflection...