Largest employer of transformation industries (41% of the total workforce), it represents:.• 9% of investments in the national industry.• 5% of industrial production.• 25% of industrial exportations.• 14% of the added value of the national industry ..Clothing industry (ready to wear & hosiery).Ready-to-wear
cloths activity is the main activity of this sector with 979 units.
This branch is known for its dynamism that results in the repositioning
of the sector which moves towards co-contracting instead of
sub-contracting and towards fashion and FAST FASHION products with high
added value ..The ready-to-wear industry presents a diversified
range of products: pants, jackets, skirts, shirts, blouses, suits,
dresses, and others, in addition to jeans and sportswear, considered as
the locomotive and the most dynamic activity of this industry ..As
for the hosiery industry, it is marked by a strong integration and a
diversified range of items made in both “basic” supports (jersey,
interlock, flannelette, …) and fantasy (polar, loop,…), in addition
to “fine mesh”: jogging, sweatshirt, t-shirts, socks, woman lingerie,
swimwear, polo shirts and also in the large mesh: pullover .. ..Ready-to-wear cloths branch is the first export product with 71% of the industry’s total sales abroad ..The Spanish market is the first customer in terms of this product followed by France..Exportations
of hosiery items made in the context of sub-contracting represent less
than 27% of the sector’s total exportations. France is our first
market, followed by Spain, the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy ..”strong>Basic textiles”/strong> ..Basic
textiles, mainly weaving, spinning and dry filling industries, occupy a
privileged position among textile and clothing industries with 480
units ..The range of products offered by this branch is very
diverse and consists mainly of cloth fabrics, household linen,
upholstery, curtains and blankets.. ..Upholstery is the most
important activity in terms of production, size of domestic market and
variety of items (fabrics, Moroccan living room…) ..Cotton
fabrics present (51%) of the total exportations of this branch,
followed by synthetic fiber fabrics (28%), household linen (14%) and
blankets (5%) ..Assets of textile and clothing sector:.Know-how,
workmanship quality and the high level of technicality of its companies
make of Morocco, in this sector, an attractive and ideal platform for
foreign investors and prime contractors due mainly to: ..· An incentive system that includes a package of investment fiscal, financial, legal and social incentives.· Customs procedures that meet the reactivity requirements.· Basic infrastructure available at competitive prices and in constant development.·
Training institutes ensuring the continuous improvement of skills
enabling thus companies to benefit from a qualified workforce and
skilled designers, stylists and engineers.· Geographic proximity to European markets for a high reactivity of textile production.·
International experience of Moroccan companies, working in the sector,
which promote business requirements and technical standards of foreign
markets .