Morocco’s Flagship Industries
As part of its 2014-2020 “Industrial Acceleration Plan”, Morocco has undertaken to give priority to key industrial sectors that generate growth and employment.
The Automotive Industry
The Moroccan automotive industry has been in continuous growth for a decade. Great names in the automobile industry have established themselves in Morocco, major manufacturers such as Renault and PSA, but also renowned equipment manufacturers such as Yazaki, Delphi, Valéo, Saint Gobain, Sews, among others.
The Aeronautics Industry
This industry encompasses a wide range of highly technical and value-added sectors, including wiring, mechanics, boilermaking, composites and mechanical assembly.In 2018, 140 companies employing 17,000 employees achieved a turnover of MAD 17.35 billion. Among them are well-known companies such as EADS, Boeing, Safran, Hexcel, Eaton, Alcoa and Stelia.
Offshoring is a key sector in terms of job creation for young graduates and contribution to service exports, which are sources of foreign exchange.
Morocco is particularly present in the following areas:
- BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) ;
- ITO (Information Technology Outsourcing): infrastructure management, software development and application maintenance.
The objective defined by the Industrial Acceleration Plan (PAI) is to reach a turnover of MAD 16 billion and 100,000 jobs.
Among the main companies in the sector are several world leaders: Cap Gemini, CGI, BNP PARIBAS, AXA, IBM, Accenture, Dell, Amazon, Ubisoft, Webhelp, Atos, GFI Informatique, SQLI..