Visiting the port of Tanger Med, the Chargé d’Affaires of the Embassy of the United States of America in Rabat, David Greene, expressed his pride in being able to support Morocco’s growing status as a commercial gateway. of Africa.
Visiting the port of Tanger Med, but also the headquarters of the Moroccan subsidiary of the American company specializing in the manufacture and distribution of automotive interior equipment Lear Automotive located in the free zone of Tangier, David Greene was delighted with the progress made In the region.
“I was delighted to recently visit the Tanger Med port, one of the largest container ports in the world. We are proud to be able to support the growing status of Morocco as a commercial “gateway to Africa”, of which this port is the example ”, declared David Greene, Chargé d’Affaires of the Embassy of the States.–States of America in Rabat.
It is also something hundreds of American companies have been able to benefit from, including Lear Automotive’s recently expanded manufacturing plant and the continued growth of Delphi’s auto parts manufacturing facility. 2/3 pic.twitter.com/zLXBhg89o4
– US Embassy Morocco (@USEmbMorocco) October 12, 2021
“This is also something that hundreds of US companies have been able to benefit from, including the recently expanded Lear Automotive manufacturing plant and the continued growth of the Delphi auto parts manufacturing facility,” he said. he argued.
“Together, these American companies employ more than ten thousand people in the Tangier region,” said David Greene, who was recently visiting the northern region.
Note that American companies continue to expand in the Kingdom. After its success in the Tangier Free Zone, the American company Aptiv (Ex-Delphi) will build an automotive wiring plant on 8 hectares in Oujda, with the creation of 3,500 direct jobs, for a total investment of 394 million euros. dirhams.
Construction work is due to start in January 2022 for entry into service in June of the same year. The agreement relating to this project was signed last Wednesday in Oujda.
The automotive supplier formerly known as Delphi is a global technology group that develops solutions for the automotive sector. Aptiv Maroc is today one of the leaders of the automotive industry in the country with a workforce of around 20,000 people at 7 sites in Tangier, Kénitra and Meknes.