Morocco: Agri-food leading export activity

The industry of agri-food and fisheries play a major role in the Moroccan economic. It contributes with 16% in the gross domestic product and 20% in exports. The sector comprises 2,050 production units spread over the whole territory and employs 108,000 employees. In 2008, the value of production/exportation reached respectively 6,900 million Euros and 1.140 million Euros. The added value on products generated 1,620 million Euros for a total investment of 310 million Euros.

This industry is boosting: the first 5 exportation categories (fruit and vegetables; fresh and prepared fish; olive oil, spices and nuts; and prepared fruit and vegetables) make a quarter of Moroccan exportations…read more

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