Three types of investment zones are available in Morocco
This program includes 3 types of platforms:
The final selection of sites for basing P2I is done on the basis of the following criteria:
Availability of manpower to meet the needs of the industry;
Logistics accessibility ensuring a good connection of the site for receiving suppling and exporting products;
P2I value offer for investors is structured around the following offers:
The P2I envisage providing 3 types of real estate offers to investors:
A complete Services Offer for investors and their employees:
Offering the possibility of training within the area by creating, in the P2I, a specialized training institute or a public training center (OFPPT)
The zone is in an optimal logistics position in relation to the major national transport routes, according to the needs of the sector (maximum proximity to major ports and/or airports, highways ...)
There is a one-stop-shop bringing together the various key administrative departments for investors. Delegations of full-time staff of these authorities will be grouped in a dedicated area within the P2I. The main administrative services are:
An optimal living framework and a link to the city, mainly through the selection of ideally-positioned land in relation to the city, and which is interconnected with the public transport network.
Status of free zones
The P2Is of Kenitra, Nouaceur, Tangier Oujda enjoy the status of free zones for exporting.
Alongside the development of P2I, a program for creating areas for economic activity is set up, besides the rehabilitation of several industrial zones. The main objective is to enable regions to strengthen their industrial potential.
Both programs aim at:
An annual budget of 100 Million MAD is reserved for these programs.
Instituted by Law 19-94 (Dahir No. 1-95-1 dated January 26, 1995), export processing zones are identified areas of the customs territory where they are authorized, exempted from customs regulations, foreign trade and exchange control, all industrial and commercial export activities as well as linked service activities. Each zone is created and defined by a decree which stipulates the nature and activities of the companies that can operate in the zone
The agent of the export processing zone provides the development and management of the zone and the submission of the investors folders for approval by the local Committee of Export Processing Zones. The company manager offers one stop service to the investor
Free Zones in Morocco: