Écrit par : Yassine SABER Catégorie : Économie – www.leseco.ma Publication : 30 janvier 2018

Eight regional ecosystems were launched as part of the regional implementation of the Industrial Acceleration Plan (PAI) in the Souss-Massa region. The latter will grant investors a grant calculated on the basis of 250 DH / m² of land for a maximum area of ​​1 ha.

The Industrial Acceleration Plan (IPA) begins a new phase. The long-awaited integration of the regional economy was launched at the end of the week in Agadir. And it is King Mohammed VI, who presided over the presentation ceremony of this regional variation of the PAI for the period 2014-2020 in the region of Souss-Massa through the signature of eight conventions and a memorandum of understanding for the realization of several industrial investments. As a result, the Souss-Massa region, which is one of the first regions to validate their Regional Development Plan (RDP), will be the first area to activate the sectoral and regional variation of industrial ecosystems. To this end, the industrial approach designed for Souss-Massa is based on the consolidation of three historic industrial sectors at the regional level, namely, shipbuilding, agribusiness and chemicals, as well as five emerging sectors, industrial acceleration levers, in this case automobile, leather, construction materials, plastics and offshoring. In total, “the Souss-Massa industrial project aims to create 24,000 new jobs in the future, in partnership with the professional federations, the first of which will be generated by the signed projects”, underlines Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Minister of Industry, investment, commerce and the digital economy.

Naval industry: The Souss-Massa region well off
The Federation of Metallurgical, Mechanical and Electromechanical Industries (FIMME) is committed to creating 1,000 jobs in the Souss-Massa Region through investment projects launched in shipbuilding and ship repair activities. To do this, the Minister of Industry, Investment, Trade and Digital Economy (MIICEN) has been responsible for supporting investors in the shipping industry wishing to settle in the Region Souss-Massa, or those already established in the region in accordance with the terms and conditions provided for in the performance contract for the development of the “Naval Industry” ecosystem. To enhance the attractiveness of the Souss-Massa Region, the Regional Council will grant investors in the shipbuilding industry a support grant in support of new investment projects calculated on the basis of 250 dhs / m² of land for a maximum area. of 1 hectare. This grant will be granted after the effective start of the activity duly noted by the Regional Monitoring Commission. This support grant will come in addition to the investment bonus granted under the Industrial Development and Investment Fund (FDII). The practical arrangements and the functioning of the support mechanism (subsidy of 250 DH / m²) will be decided upon by the Regional Council by the regional monitoring committee within 6 months after the signature of the agreement.