Morocco - UNIDO: a new framework for an innovative and significant partnership

Mr. Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Minister of Industry, Investment, Trade and the Digital Economy, received on Tuesday, 3 October, at the headquarters of the Ministry, Mr. Li Yong, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), who is on a working visit to Morocco from 2 to 5 October 2017.

MAROC DATACENTER : 1st Cloud Computing platform in francophone Africa

• 100% Moroccan data centre designed to meet the TIER III standard
• A project carried out in partnership with Morocco SME as part of the Imtiaz programme

The Moroccan multi-subsidiary company MEDAFRICA SYSTEMS (MEDASYS), specializing in high added value IT services, inaugurated, at the 19th September 2017 at Temara, the MAROC DATACENTER, the first Cloud Computing platform in francophone Africa on a 100% Moroccan site, designed according to the TIER III standard.

Partnership agreement for the development of the unified portal for the management of user's complaints

A simplified, transparent and secure electronic procedure for the collection and processing of citizens' complaints.

The "Easy Export" project agreement between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Universal Postal Union.



Morocco and the Universal Postal Union (UPU) have agreed to implement the "Easy Export" pilot project which aims, amongst other things, to simplify export procedures to support microenterprises and small and medium-sized Moroccan companies, allowing them to export easily and cheaply, as well as give them access to international markets through the postal network of Barid Al Maghrib.

Thales launches a global centre of expertise in Morocco specializing in metal additive manufacturing



On Thursday 07 September 2017 the French group Thales inaugurated its Industrial Competence Centre at the Midparc in Nouaceur, specialised in metal additive manufacturing (3D printing).

Faurecia inaugurates a new plant in Morocco



Faurecia, one of the world's leading automotive suppliers, inaugurated, on 13 July 2017, a new plant in Morocco for its Seating activity. An official ceremony was held in Salé in the presence of Mr. Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Minister of Industry, Investment, Trade and Digital Economy and Patrick Koller, Chief Executive Officer of Faurecia.

Industrial Acceleration Plan: The investment boom continues

17 investment contracts for a total of 2.4 billion dirhams, 14,230 jobs and a turnover of 7.62 billion dirhams

PSA Group presents the construction site of its Kenitra plant

  • The PSA Group is organising a ceremony to present the progress on the Kenitra plant project.
  • This industrial project will be completed in 2019 and will eventually produce 200,000 vehicles and 200,000 engines per year.

M. Moulay Hafid Elalamy meets with Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman, Indian Minister of State for Commerce & Industry.



Mr. Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Minister of Industry, Investment, Trade and the Digital Economy, received on Friday 26 May 2017, in Rabat, Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman, Indian Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Commerce & Industry.

Inauguration of the Leoni factory in Morocco



Mr. Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Minister of Industry, Investment, Trade and the Digital Economy, presided on Monday 8 May 2017, in Bouznika, the inauguration of the new production plant of the German group Leoni, main European supplier of cabling and cable systems for the automotive sector.

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