Organized by the Federation of Chemistry and Parachemistry of Morocco, in partnership with the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Kingdom as well as the Moroccan Agency for the Development of Investments and Exports (AMDIE), the 1st edition of the Forum International Chemistry, will take place on May 17 and 18 in Rabat
This meeting aims to bring together all the players in the chemical industry and to offer a strategic business meeting place during a high point of communication that will allow all the players in the sector to enter in contact and to share everyone’s expectations.
The Forum’s program is rich thanks to the participation of high-level speakers who will address topics and areas of reflection covering all areas of interest in the sector: skills, human resources, research & development, innovations, sourcing, financing , investment support, solutions integrating sustainable development, market information and other areas of professional concern.
In addition to foreign guests, the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Official Spanish Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Navigation in Morocco will be honoured.
The Chemistry and Parachemistry Federation of Morocco is one of the most active Moroccan federations in the country. It contributes significantly to industrial GDP.
In 2021, companies in the chemical sector represented 16.5% of the Moroccan industrial fabric. Its actors have been grouped together since 1993 within a professional association.
Its members include companies in the chemical sector, private or public, Moroccan or subsidiary of foreign groups, established in Morocco. In addition to the major operators in the sector (OCP, SNEP, SCE Chemicals, Colorado, BASF, Bayer, Air Liquide, Unilever, P&G, etc.), the Chemistry and Parachemistry Federation also has several associations (CropLife Maroc, AMIFE , COSMEM, AMIPEC, AMOD, AMGIM).
The chemical and parachemical industries sector brings together 1,600 companies that employ more than 60,000 people. In 2022, these companies made 11 billion dirhams of investment and 190 billion dirhams of turnover, including 120 billion in exports. The sector is made up of large Moroccan groups, subsidiaries of multinationals and several hundred SMEs-SMIs operating in 10 diversified chemical sectors.
The sector is strongly linked upstream and downstream to other industrial and economic activities in the country. Thanks to the latest developments and its solid fundamentals, the chemical industries sector is well on its way to strengthening its position in Morocco as well as in world trade.
The investment project of the OCP Group, in the establishment of a global hub for the production and distribution of fertilizers and green energies is the perfect illustration of this.
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