A new industrial district will be constructed in the city of El Jadida. An area of 80 hectares, this project will require an investment of about 96 million dirham and will be conducted in line with environmental standards.
The realization of this new industrial zone will improve Doukkala-Abda which has been securing its place in the national economy and attracting investors and traders. A latest study by the Urban Agency of El Jadida had shown that the addition to the current industrial area of the city is expected to create more job opportunities, attract more deals , and support the city’s socio-economic development including the port of Jorf Lasfar located about 20 km from El Jadida. The new industrial zone will be committed to transportation and logistics and industrial food processing.
The economic vitality of Doukkala gives assurance to holders of investment projects and entrepreneurs. Just in the first half of 2013, the Regional Investment Centre Doukkala-Abda recorded promising results with a significant improvement in indicators. Dutch investors have opened two wind farms at Safi province with an outlay of 1.64 billion dirham. Another project is the expansion of the coal docks by Onee and the project at the center of the province of Youssoufia Chérifien initiated by the Office of Phosphates.
On the other hand, the Regional Investment Centre of Doukkala-Abda, is currently concentrating on three projects of residential real estate as well as tourism promotion in Souiria Laqdima, Bedouza Ayer. These ventures will use a land of 143,000 square meters in size with an investment of order of 280 million dirhams in addition to the logistics park in private Haouzia for a total investment of about 160 million dirham.
A record of 11 projects exceeds 200 million dirham of aggregate investments and their accomplishment needs 9.4 billion dirham. The addition of 6.929 billion dirham in the portfolio will allow the creation of 4,229 jobs. Their implementation will require the mobilization of 173.89 acres of public and private land.