FENELEC Aims to Develop Morocco as a Regional Hub

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The Fenelec makes final adjustments to the organization of three international rooms thatFENELEC Aims to Develop Morocco as a Regional Hub will be held from November 20 to 23 in Casablanca.
The three big events to be held are ELEC, EXPO, Energy and Tronica Expo, covering all trades of the National Federation of electricity, electronics and renewable energy.
According to a spokesman of the corporation, more than 140 exhibitors from 10 countries have confirmed their participation. “If the denial of the organizers helped to publicize the show around the world and see part of the agendas of the world’s largest operators, we must also recognize the exponential and healthy development of electric sector, electronics and even renewable energy, which have consolidated their place in the Moroccan industry, “organizers said.
There will be two guests of honor for this edition: Spain and Benin. “Our choice highlights, beyond the logic of North-South cooperation, the need for a Euro-African Mediterranean approach reminiscent unequivocally the global dimension of issues related to energy issues and challenges,” said Fenelec President.
It welcomes the evolution of trade volumes of electronic goods between Morocco and Spain estimated at € 1.086 billion in 2011. Spanish exports to Morocco are evaluated, in turn, to 342.2 million euros against 743.9 million in exports from Morocco to the Iberian countries. “The three areas that represent the Fenelec strongly contribute to the revitalization of the Moroccan economy, but also Africa through increased South-South trade undertaken between Morocco and the countries of sub-Saharan Africa,” he added.
Note that the UK electricity industry has 180 companies employing some 20,000 people. It weighs 12 billion dirhams in revenue and provides an added value of over 3.7 billion and an export turnover of 3 billion dirhams. In 2012, exports of electrical products reached € 2.265 billion against 2.249 billion a year earlier. Channels of distribution equipment manufacturing and power control, and son isolated and measuring instruments and control cables are the most important sectors of the industry.
They produce 85% of the sector’s exports, 78% of investments, 77% of production and concentrate 52% of the workforce employed by the sector. The industry exploit new opportunities in Africa, especially in sub-Saharan African countries (Senegal, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Mali, Togo, Benin in particular) a deficit in electrification is important. “Many companies are geared towards the African market to export their expertise and products that demonstrate quality to international standards,” said Fenelec.