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.

Investment Commission: approval of 51 investment projects totalling more than 67 billion DH



The Investment Commission, convened Wednesday 4 may 2017 in Rabat under the chairmanship of the Head of Government, approved 51 projects of investment agreements and amendments to investment agreements with a total value of 67 billion dirhams, which will allow the creation of 6,477 direct jobs.

Opening of the 4th edition of the Automobile Subcontracting Fair



Mr. Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Minister of Industry, Investment, Trade and the Digital Economy, has inaugurated on 26 April 2017 in Tangier Automative City, the 4th edition of the automobile subcontracting fair, organised by the Moroccan Association for Automotive Industry and Trade (AMICA).

A hackathon to promote the economic empowerment of women in Morocco



The Ministry of Industry, Trade, Investment and the Digital Economy and the World Bank held on 18 March 2017 in Casablanca the Hackathon 'EmpowerHer-ساندوها', an initiative to support the economic empowerment of women in rural and peri-urban areas.

Stone-laying ceremony for the AGC Automotive Induver Morocco plant



- A 183 billion dirham investment
- The sector has continued its move upmarket

Mr Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Minister of Industry, Trade, Investment and the Digital Economy, presided the stone laying of the "AGC Automotive Induver Morocco" automotive glass plant on 15 March 2017 in Kenitra.

"What is the role of consumer protection associations in promoting the culture of consumerism"



The Ministry of Industry, Trade, Investment and the Digital Economy, in partnership with the federations and Associations of Consumer Protection, organised National Consumer days from 13 to 17 March 2017.

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