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CONTENT AmCham President's Letter .......................................................................................................................................4 U.S. Ambassador's Letter ................................................................................................................................................8 Rabia El Alama, 25 Years in Service Of U.S. –Morocco Economic Relations ....................................................10 AmCham Organizational Profile ............................................................................................................................21 Why Join AmCham Morocco .......................................................................................................................................24 Membership Application Form .......................................................................................................................................26 AmCham's Important Milestones .................................................................................................................................27 2014, Launch of Export Lab .......................................................................................................................................37 Export Lab Members' Testimonials .........................................................................................................................39 2015, Launch of ANWAC ..........................................................................................................................................41 AmCham's Partnerships ..........................................................................................................................................44 AmCham's Awards Between 2007-2015 ...................................................................................................................46 Morocco-U.S. Longstanding Relationship .............................................................................................................63 Joint Statement of the Third Session of the U.S.-Morocco Strategic Dialogue ..................................................64 AmCham Supports The U.S. Morocco Business Development Conference in Atlanta ....................................66 Morocco- U.S. Free Trade Agreement ....................................................................................................................67 Second Millennium Challenge Compact with Morocco ......................................................................................71 U.S. Investment in Morocco ....................................................................................................................................72 List of U.S. Companies in Morocco ........................................................................................................................73 Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in Morocco ........................................................................74 Profile Update ...........................................................................................................................................................86 Useful Information for Doing Business in Morocco ..............................................................................................87 U.S. Department of Commerce International Buyer Program 2016 ..................................................................92 List of Advertizers ....................................................................................................................................................93

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AMCHAM PRESIDENT'S LETTER

Walter Siouffi AMCHAM PRESIDENT

Dear AmCham Members, In 1966, as the music of Simon & Garfunkel’s ‘Sounds of Silence’ and the Beach Boys hits were touching the hearts of Moroccan and American youth alike, and the ‘Shadow of Your Smile’ was playing at the Churchill bar at La Mamounia, where Tony Randall was filming the famous spy film ‘Our Man in Marrakesh’, U.S. - Moroccan commercial relations took off to a new start under the presidency of the late Lyndon B. Johnson and the leadership of the late King Hassan II. The late Moulay Abdellah visited N.Y. and Washington in that year as U.S. Eximbank granted its first loan to OCP, where he was President. With the development of tourism in Morocco, Royal Air Maroc ordered its first Boeing 707, as First National City Bank was preparing to establish the first American bank in Morocco. 1966 was also the year when a group of visionary representatives of American and Moroccan companies got together to establish the American Chamber of Commerce in Morocco. We owe tribute and thanks to our founding members for starting the journey that brings us to commemorate AmCham Morocco’s 50’th anniversary this year. Fifty years later Royal Air Maroc is again purchasing from Boeing , with a new fleet of Dreamliners on order , as U.S. Eximbank continues to finance Moroccan imports of U.S. products, while OPIC actively extends financing and guarantees, Groupe Banque Credit Populaire among Morocco’s largest banks which now has a representative

office in Washington D.C. and over 150 leading U.S. companies are operating throughout Morocco. The U.S. has become an important commercial partner with total bilateral trade reaching $2.6 billion in 2015 from just under $100 million in 1966 . As we proudly recall, the U.S. and Morocco enjoy deep historical commercial and political ties that date back to the American Revolution when many American ships called on the Port of Tangiers causing the Continental Congress to seek recognition from Sultan Mohammed III of Morocco. That recognition, granted in 1777 placed Morocco in the ranks of being the first country to recognize the U.S. in a formal treaty signed a few years later. We’ve come a long way since 1777 and 1966 . The strong partnership between our governments continues to flourish and was recently marked by the visit of H.M. King Mohammed VI to the U.S. to meet with President Obama at the White House in 2013 for discussions to deepen the two countries' long friendship and strategic partnership. Morocco is also among the few countries in the world engaged in a Strategic Dialogue with the U.S., consisting of high level annual consultations that promote mutual priorities including efforts to increase trade and investment. The will and support to promote strong commercial and investment ties is evident in the U.S.-Morocco Free Trade Agreement which came into force in 2006 and has since seen a bilateral trade increase by 300% and in the annual Morocco-U.S. Business Development Conference led by the Moroccan Ministry of Foreign

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With roots so deeply entrenched, there is no doubt that we can expect to see even greater levels of U.S.Moroccan trade and investment over the next 50 years as Morocco solidifies its position as a commercial and a financial hub for north , west and central Africa and as Moroccan companies further grow their exports into the U.S. market. AmCham Morocco looks forward to assisting all of our members capitalize on the opportunities that lie ahead . We continue to passionately raise the flag to support bilateral investments while forging new partnerships to build ties including the following key initiatives: - Memorandum of Understanding signed with the Alabama Mobile Chamber of Commerce in March 2016 to bridge B2B ties between our members seeking trade and investment opportunities in Morocco and the state of Alabama, - The creation of AmCham North and West Africa Council (ANWAC) in December 2015 with founding members from Algeria, Tunisia, Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ghana, Gambia and Morocco. ANWAC aims to promote inter-regional trade, business ties and B2B exchanges with U.S. business and our members in the region. AmCham Morocco holds the Presidency, AmCham DRC the Vice-Presidency and AmCham Tunisia the Secretariat, - Memorandum of Understanding signed with the Chambers of Commerce of Dallas and Fort Worth in 2014 to bridge B2B ties between our members seeking trade and investment opportunities in Morocco and the state of Texas, - Membership with AmCham MENA to boost opportunities within the region covering Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Bahrain, Abu Dhabi and Palestine. AmCham Mena is an avid supporter of MENA Women in business sponsoring the annual MENA Women Award,

- Memorandum of collaboration signed with Microsoft in 2015 to promote youth employability in Morocco bringing together partners such as OFPPT, Silatech and Amideast. The public–private partnership consists of an employability portal that links graduates and employers together and provides graduates with internships, online trainings and mentoring, - The AmCham Morocco-U.S. Export lab launched in 2014 with support from CEED and USAID , has trained 60 companies on how to export to the U.S. market including participation in 2 important trade shows in the U.S, With the objective of rewarding the expansion in bilateral trade and investment, each year AmCham Morocco hosts the U.S.-Morocco Trade and Investment Award, the Morocco Hall of Fame Award to recognize important individual contributions in supporting U.S. – Morocco Business Development in addition to the CSR Award to recognize significant contributions by our members to community outreach programs. We are convinced about the prospects for a far greater growth in trade and investment between the U.S. and Morocco in the years to come. AmCham Morocco looks forward to accompanying you on your journey to participate and to further develop this opportunity over the next 50 years! Sincerely, Walter W. Siouffi President


Pfizer Morocco Celebrates 30 Years and Continues its Pursuit of Greater Medical Access

Pfizer Morocco, a major player in the pharmaceutical industry, celebrated its 30th anniversary on March 24th, 2016, in villa Mirador at an official function in partnership with the U.S. Embassy in Morocco. The ceremony was attended by a large number of important figures including Mr. Dwight L. Bush, U.S. Ambassador; Mrs. Nicole Theriot, U.S. Consul General; Dr. Omar Bouazza, Director of Medical and Pharmaceutical Divison, Minsitry of Health; Mr. Tarek Youssef, President of Pfizer Africa and Middle East; and Mr. Hubert de Ruty, President and Director General of Pfizer North Africa. During the ceremony, Mr. Hubert de Ruty reiterated Pfizer commitment to Morocco and reminded that an initial investment of approximately 250 million Dirhams has been made in a production facility in El Jadida. This facility, which is nearly 20 000 m² large, helps produce and distribute more than 10 million units a year, which accounts for more than 70% of Pfizer’s commercialized products in Morocco. At the end of the celebrations, Pfizer Morocco presented a donation of oncology medication to the Ministery of Health. This donation underscores the generosity of Pfizer Morocco as a Moroccan company and as a pharmaceutical laboratory committed to providing access to healthcare and treatments for communities in need.


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RABIA EL ALAMA, 25 YEARS IN SERVICE OF U.S. – MOROCCO ECONOMIC RELATIONS First of all, I would like to congratulate the AmCham on its fiftieth anniversary and pay tribute to the founding members who had this wonderful idea of a national organization that represents the unified interests of Moroccan and American businesses. On this occasion, I decided to share my story about how I landed at this beautiful organization. It all started on January 8, 1990 when I paid a visit to the AmCham office located at 18 rue Colbert, 10th floor, avenue des FAR, Casablanca. The purpose of my visit was to consult U.S. business directories in order to identify a U.S. Franchise or a U.S. brand to represent in Morocco but I was surprised to find out that the AmCham office was not operational. The 3O square-meter office had no staff, no equipment and no business directories. It looked unusual to me that an organization that is so much needed to boost U.S.-Morocco business relations was not operational at that time, so I asked the office keeper if I could meet a representative of the AmCham to see why the office was closed. I was given the name of Heinz Krähenbühl, former CEO of Procter & Gamble who was serving as AmCham President. I rushed from rue Colbert to Maroc Telecom agency in boulevard de Paris to make a phone call to his office in order to request a meeting. During that time, there was no Internet, no cell phone and I had no car. I explained the purpose of my call to Krähenbühl’s assistant and requested to talk with him directly regarding AmCham business. I was privileged to have a ten-minute conversation with Mr. Krähenbühl where I explained that I am interested in reinvigorating the office and taking care of AmCham activities. Mr. Krähenbühl

welcomed the idea and gave me an appointment the next day at 2:00pm. The next day I took the bus to sidi bernoussi where Procter & Gamble had its factory (Industries Marocaines Modernes) to meet with the man who gave me the most challenging and rewarding opportunity in my life, which is to manage an office in a difficult situation and bring it to life. Mr. Krähenbühl was transparent and frank enough. He told me, “The AmCham has extremely difficult financial situation but I trust your enthusiasm and your energy to make this organisation thrive soon”. In clear terms, the bank account had about $3,500, almost $25,000 in debt because of various suppliers including the Hyatt Regency hotel, and AmCham had no staff or equipment to get started. I accepted the challenging offer and did not care about the financial difficulty. Mr. Krähenbühl handed me the office keys, bank statements and I headed to work using an antique Olivetti typing machine. No one knew the 23-year old Rabia El Alama at that time, but the Board of Directors will eventually get to meet me on February 9 for a Board meeting where I made my very first constructive presentation that included an action plan and concrete steps to help AmCham be operative again. I proposed ways by which I was going to pay off the debt, and upgrade the office. My very first event was a general assembly with 60 participants and there I discovered my fundraising skills when I took the microphone and explained that the AmCham needed help. As a result, the CEO of the Hyatt Regency wrote-off part of the debt, and other AmCham members donated the remaining amount.


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1990: next to Raymond Monette, General Manager of Coca Cola and AmCham President practicing my fundraising skills at my first Gala ball (8,000$ generated)

1992: International Visitor Leadership Program for young African leaders

My second priority was to get decent equipment including the first computer for the AmCham. It was an IBM, which I had to lease for $4,000 at the time, I also bought a bookcase at $250, and I am so grateful to Tim Foster and Sam Starett, respectively, U.S. Consul General and Commercial Counsellor for offering me the first set of business directories “The Thomas Register of the U.S.” (Remember this was the main reason for which I visited the AmCham), and here I am having copies for every member and visitor to consult. The library and business directories became the core of our business and helped the businesses in their search for suppliers and partners in the USA. Building reputation for my organisation was my every day task so I started surveying existing members about events and activities they would like to attend, recruiting new members to ensure all sector representation, offering concrete services that include matchmakings, workshops on new topics such as obtaining a U.S. franchise, exporting to the U.S. and various other topics.

In 1995, I felt the need to move the AmCham office to a decent business area and I was lucky to get an offer at the Holiday Inn Casablanca and later to the Hyatt Regency and now in massira khadra.

In 1992, I was selected by the U.S. embassy to attend a high level International Visitor Leadership Program where I had to meet several officials and CEOs of big corporations including SBA, OPIC, EXIM, HP, and many others. This program was a life changer and I am very grateful to those who nominated me. 1995: AmCham office at the Holiday Inn hotel in Boulevard Hassan II


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BMCE Bank of Africa: Working for Africa A leading bank specialising in African investment, BMCE Bank of Africa, is using all its experience to ensure the continent achieves its vast potential. With a myriad of as yet unexplored opportunities, Africa is set to be the new growth frontier over the forthcoming decades. A number of factors point to the continent’s extraordinary growth prospects, which are unrivalled around the world, these include; a population that will double by 2050, profound changes in consumption patterns and demographic expansion, together with an optimistic and creative younger generation reaching maturity.

This international strategy, which also relies on developing a strong presence in international financial markets, has been further enhanced by establishing BMCE Bank International, a subsidiary of BMCE Bank of Africa in the United

By building a presence in Africa through Bank of Africa (BOA), BMCE Bank of Africa aims to become a leading domestic, regional and African financial institution with extensive geographic coverage of most of the African continent by 2020. With nearly a 75 per cent stake in BOA, this jointventure partnership, a model for the region, not only provides exposure to markets with strong growth potential but also pools expertise and resources for greater wealth creation. Bolstering operations In terms of organic growth, BOA intends to bolster its existing operations to achieve a level of profitability commensurate with its ambitions, particularly in countries with strong growth potential such as Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ivory Coast, which is undergoing a reconstruction process, and Senegal. Africa is not limited, however, to the WAEMU and CEMAC regions. Prospects are enticing across the entire continent. Making inroads into Englishspeaking and Portuguese-speaking countries remains a medium-term objective. The goal for the next 1015 years is to have operations in each of the 54 countries on the continent. Bank of Africa Group’s growth prospects remain promising and are further enhanced by balance sheet consolidation via a series share issues by BOA Group and its subsidiaries as well as expansion projects underway in several African countries.

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- More than 4.5 million customers. - More than 12,500 employees. CSR: Internationally recognized Commitments - Inauguration of a new school of Beni Chiguer in Nador to expand Medersat.com’ network, which now has 62 schools in the country - Launch of the first investment credit "CapEnergy" in Morocco and in the southern and eastern Mediterranean region through a line of � 20 million under the program MorSEFF

Against this backdrop, in order to play a supporting role in the emergence of Africa, BMCE Bank of Africa, a private sector banking group with Moroccan roots but African aspirations has embarked on a strategy of accelerating its investment in Africa.

A number of successful ventures have validated the bank’s decision to adopt such a strategy. BMCE Bank of Africa took an interest in sub-Saharan Africa as early as the late 1980s as part of a first ever South-South co-operative venture with Mali. Similarly, in Congo Brazzaville, in 2003, BMCE Bank of Africa acquired a major stake in La Congolaise de Banque which it restructured. It is, today, the undisputed leader of its industry.

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African countries have also been working to bring about economic stability. Tighter control of monetary policy, increased regional integration, the development of financial markets and a rigorous approach to regulation adopted by central banks have created a liquidity environment which is attracting foreign capital.

It’s a role very much encouraged by its Chairman, Othman Benjelloun.

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- Appointment of BMCE Bank of Africa for the 2nd time "Socially Responsible Bank of The Year" on the occasion of the African Banker Awards 2015 Kingdom specialising in corporate and investment banking activities with a focus on Africa. The rationale underpinning such a strategy has already borne fruit, as illustrated by the significant rise in the contribution from African subsidiaries to net income attributable to shareholders of the parent company which was 27 per cent at end-2014 versus 17 per cent in 2008. Corporate social responsibility is deeply rooted in BMCE Bank of Africa’s corporate philosophy. In accordance with the express wish of its Chairman, BMCE Bank of Africa allocates around 3-4 per cent of gross operating income to the BMCE Bank Foundation, which is unprecedented around the world. The latter’s Medersat.com programme, which builds and manages rural community schools, can be justifiably proud of its achievement of having nearly 200 preschool and school complexes and more than 380 teachers educating nearly 15,000 pupils. BMCE Bank of Africa Group’s continental ambitions also extend to this project which is to be rolled-out in other countries. After Senegal, Congo Brazzaville and Mali, the Foundation, chaired and steered by Dr Leila Mezian Benjelloun, plans to establish more school complexes elsewhere on the continent.

BMCE Bank of Africa in Africa - Among Moroccan banks, BMCE Bank of Africa Group boasts the most extensive coverage on the African continent with operations in 20 countries. - More than 5,000 banking staff. - Since its acquisition in 2007, BMCE Bank of Africa has invested more than MAD 3 bn in Bank of Africa, the Group’s principal subsidiary in Africa. - BMCE Bank of Africa holds more than 2.5 million accounts.

- BMCE Bank of Africa ranking in the Top 70 of the new ESG index, "Euronext Vigeo EM-70", dedicated to emerging countries - 1st initiator of a Socially Responsible Fund, through the Launch “FCP ISR Capital Fund" through BMCE Capital Gestion - « Jobs for Youth 2015 » : Best Employer in its industry, result of a survey conducted by Amal Job BMCE Bank Foundation - 192 built and equipped pre-school and school units. - More than 400 teachers trained and supported by the Foundation. - 15,000 pupils educated and cared for. - More than 6,000 adults achieving literacy, 80% of whom are women and girls. - 60 community implemented.

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In 1996, I head back to ISCAE for a master degree in international business. I felt the need to serve my clients better and be able to respond to their specific inquiries about trade, shipping, incoterms, commercial contracts, etc. The success of the AmCham is also largely due to Board members who volunteer their time to boost U.S.-Morocco relations. Since 1990, I had the privilege to work with the following Presidents: • Raymond Monette, Coca-cola • Jaloul Ayed, Citi • Randy Browning, Goodyear • Michael Gore, Mobil oil • Dominic Demme, Westinghouse • Eric Stoclet, Citi • Olivier Rousseau, Goodyear • Larry Dewitt, CMS Energy • Kamal kassis, General Electric • Pascal Houdayer, Procter & Gamble • Walter Siouffi, Citi

1990: my first meeting ever with an Ambassador (Ambassador Michael Ussery)

I am also very grateful to these people respectively U.S. Ambassador, Consul General and Commercial Counsellor: • Michael Ussery, Tim Foster and Sam Starett • Frederick Vreeland, Anne Carry • Michael Guinsberg, Marcia Benicat and Albert Nahas • Margarett Tutwiller, Nabil Khoury and Kathy Kriger • Edouard Gabriel, Roberto Powers and Gaelle Del Rosal • Thomas Riley, Douglas Green, Elisabeth Milard and Rick Ortiz • Samuel L. Kaplan, Brian Shukan, Douglas Wallace and Jane Kitson • Dwight Bush, Nicole Theriot and Brenda VanHorn I also would like to thank the staff, Aicha Mahdad and Khalid Lichiri for their outstanding work and endless hours of service that they have dedicated to AmCham over the past 20 years and the interns Mohamed Gourich and Nouha Abardazzou for their valuable input to AmCham.

1993: with Ann Carry, U.S. Consul General

1995: with Ambassador Guinsberg and Consul general Marcia Bernicat


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Receiving the Overseas Advisory Council Award (OSAC) for putting a steering committee and a conference

2001: Inauguration of Al Maari IT center in attendance of Mr. Drief, former wali of Casablanca

1998 was a remarkable year where AmCham has taken the lead in creating awareness about giving back to local communities and the importance of public-private partnerships. We stared the first golf challenge to raise funds for girls’ education in rural areas and gradually embarked on larger projects such as building an elementary school in Lahraouiyine, Casablanca to stop kids from dropping out of school (A public-private partnership between CMS energy, ONE, AmCham and Ministry of Education). We raised $200,000 to build six classrooms, a library, a canteen, bring electricity and water, to allow kids to stay in their neighbourhoods and not abandon school.

2001: Inauguration of Abdeljlil Benhida School in Lahraouiyine Casablanca

2003: A forum on University-Enterprise partnership for better education at Benmsik University for science

With AmCham President Larry Dewitt, CEO, CMS Energy raising funds for CSR projects


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2008: launching the first visa program with the U.S. Consulate Breast cancer awareness day

2012: Attending an AmCham business summit in DC in attendance of Secretary of state, Hilary Clinton and Joe Biden 2008: Minister of foreign trade, Abdellati Maazoz visits amcham office to discuss U.S.-Morocco trade and FTA

2009: Reda Chami, Minister of commerce and industry meets AmCham to discuss business environment concerns


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RABIA EL ALAMA, 25 YEARS IN SERVICE OF U.S. – MOROCCO ECONOMIC RELATIONS, cont'd The visit to the AmCham office has lasted over 25 years and the passion is still there. In summary, the visit at the Amcham is about:

2014: Hosting AmCham MENA women in business awards gala

2015: Boosting Moroccan women at U.S. trade shows

7150 days spent at work, Working closely with 11 AmCham Presidents, 8 Ambassadors, 9 Consul Generals and 8 Commercial counsellors, 1000 briefings to potential investors, 1000 business consultations for exporting to the U.S. and Investing in Morocco, 26 gala balls, 20 golf tournaments, 20 strategic partnerships, 100 workshops on FTA and the U.S. market, First business environment survey in 200, First investment guide in 2004, An FTA caravan that toured Morocco about FTA in 2005, A gateway mission advantage promoting Morocco and FTA in Detroit, Chicago, Austin and Atlanta A partnership with Oxford Business Group Report in 2007, Accreditation by U.S. Chamber of Commerce in 2008, A Door knocks to the USA in 2014, A Launch of an export lab in 2014, $200,000 raised to build Abdeljlil Benhida school, $20,000 raised for Al Maari computer center, $15,000 raised for Foundation Mohamed VI, $5,000 raised for Eve Branson Foundation to build a wood working center, $30,000 raised for CSSF, 3 Breast cancer campaigns, 1 Stop counterfeit campaign. It is a pride to serve this organisation and to be part of a trusted network of prestigious corporations including Moroccan and American companies. The prospects are very positive for U.S.-Morocco relations especially with the young generation that masters the English language and have strong desire to diversify partnerships.

Lalla Demoulati, Moroccan designer at the eWomen exhibition in Dallas, Texas

Long life to AmCham and to Morocco-U.S. friendship. Faithfully, Rabia El Alama


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2013: Receiving a certificate of appreciation for supporting American companies in Morocco

2015: Receiving an award from the American University of Leadership


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AMCHAM'S ORGANIZATIONAL PROFILE MISSION STATEMENT AmCham Morocco’s mission is to provide support to businesses, Moroccan and American, in expanding their opportunities in each market through advocacy, information, networking and business support services.

BACKGROUND The American Chamber of Commerce in Morocco (AmCham Morocco) is a non-profit, non government organization which represents American and Moroccan businesses and individuals. AmCham was established in 1966 by a network of Moroccan and American businesses under the auspices of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. AmCham membership totals 300 members, of which 55% are Moroccan, 40% American, and 5% other nationalities. Members support AmCham operations through annual dues (DH 6 000 per year); the Chamber receives no governmental funding, outside financial support, or subsidies.

STRUCTURE The Chamber is governed by an elected Board, comprised of the presidents of leading U.S. companies established in Morocco, of Moroccan companies doing business with the U.S., ex- officio members representing the U.S. government in Morocco, and the AmCham Managing Director. The Chamber’s annual workload is accomplished through three standing committees with different focuses. AmCham Morocco has three permanent staff that manage the day-to-day operations of the central office, coordinate events and publications, handles information requests, processes membership applications, and performs specialized research. COMMITTEES Much of the AmCham’s annual workload is accomplished through three standing committees: U.S.-Morocco Business Issues Committee, Trade and Investment Committee and Outreach Committee. These committees provide a forum for AmCham members to raise issues about the business climate and draft position papers to solicit government action on issues such as IPR, taxes, custom duties, education, security, corruption, and other. AmCham members are invited to join one or more committees of their choice. U.S.-MOROCCO BUSINESS ISSUES COMMITTEE • Advocacy for all aspects of the business environment. • Awareness and education about business concerns. TRADE AND INVESTMENT COMMITTEE • Promotion of the FTA and obstacles to trade and investment between Morocco and the USA. • Strategic dialogue. OUTREACH COMMITTEE • Assist with events organization.


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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Walter Siouffi, President Managing Director Citibank Maghreb

Azzdine Kettani, Vice President Aziz Bidah, Vice President President Partner in Charge Kettani Law Firm PriceWaterHouse

Geert Broos General Manager Coca Cola

El Mostapha Obbade, Treasurer Regional Manager Dell Morocco

Harjeet Grewal Managing Director Philip Morris Morocco

Ali Benkirane CEO Group Benkirane

Nicole Theriot U.S. Consul General U.S. Consulate in Casablanca

Rabia El Alama Managing Director AmCham Morocco

Brenda VanHorn Senior Commercial Officer U.S. Department of Commerce

Samir Benmakhlouf, Secretary General Country Manager Microsoft

Danielle Tobias Export Manager Laprophan

Julianne Furman President Polydesign Systems


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Services

•Advocacy and Assistance with Business issues •Business Briefings and Testimonials •Business Priority User for US Visas •Business Opportunities and Matchmaking •Business Referrals •Committees •CV Bank •Discounts in Hotels, Restaurants, and other Businesses •Events •Export Incubator •Information on U.S.-Morocco Trade and Investment •Promotional Opportunities •AmCham Annual Awards

Websites

•AmCham’s Website: www.amcham.ma •Export Lab: www.moroccoexportlabusa.com

Committees

•U.S.-Morocco Business Issues Committee • Trade and Investment Committee •Outreach Committee

Publications

•Annual Directory •Frequent E-newsletters •Trade and Investment Guide

Partnerships

•Association of Moroccan Professionals in America (AMPA) •Dallas Regional Chamber •Executive Education Center of Al Akhawayn University (EEC-AUI) •Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce •Investment Development Agency (AMDI) •Moroccan American Trade and Investment Council (MATIC-USA) •Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce •Oxford Business Group (OBG) •Office Chérifien des Phosphates (OCP) •U.S. Embassy / U.S. Consulate •U.S. Foreign Commercial Service (FCS) •Winter Haven Economic Development Council

Networks

•AmCham MENA •AmCham ANWAC •U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C.


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WHY JOIN AMCHAM MOROCCO SERVICES FOR AMCHAM MEMBERS Following is a list of services provided to AmCham members. These services are designed to help members find the support their business needs, obtain access to reliable information, expand their network and access new business opportunities. So Take Advantage of what AmCham has to offer NOW! The AmCham staff will be more than happy to help you.

Summary of AmCham Services Advocacy and Assistance with Business Environment Concerns

AmCham Morocco along with the U.S. Embassy and the Foreign Commercial Service of the U.S. Consulate advocate for business environment issues and work closely with the Moroccan and the U.S. Governments to improve the business climate for U.S. companies established in Morocco and for AmCham members in general. We invite you to share your business concerns with us and join the AmCham Advocacy committee for action.

Business Briefings and Testimonials

If you are unfamiliar with Morocco or are looking for more information on the country, AmCham can help get you up to speed. AmCham can provide you with statistics and key information on specific business sectors as well as live testimonials from AmCham members who can testify on their specific experiences in Morocco - the challenges they faced and the paths to success in their various domains of expertise.

Business Opportunities and Matchmaking

Members receive and submit business opportunities, such as offers to buy or sell products locally, requests for trade partners or investors, and notifications of import/export opportunities.

Business Referrals

AmCham provides members with referrals necessary for international tenders and procurements.

Business Executive Visa Program (BEP)

AmCham and the U.S. Consulate are pleased to provide the Business Executive Program (BEP). This program, exclusively for business visas, reserves visa appointments at the Consulate on the 1st and 3rd Friday of every month for the employees of AmCham member companies and their families, simplifying and shortening the visa process.

CV Database

The database has over 200 CVs of bilingual candidates interested in working in an Anglophone environment. We invite you to register for this service on the FTA website http://www.amcham.ma/cv-bank/

Committees

Much of the AmCham’s annual workload is accomplished through three standing committees. These committees provide a forum for AmCham members to raise issues about the business climate and draft position papers to solicit government action on issues such as IPR, taxes, custom duties, corruption, unfair competition, cross regional trade, education and human resources, and other concerns. AmCham members are invited to join one or more committees of their choice by sending an e-mail to amcham@amcham.ma

Discounts in Hotels, Restaurants, and Other Businesses

As a valued member of AmCham, you will also receive special discounts on products and services offered by member companies using your membership card especially hotels and restaurants. The list is published in this directory and can be downloaded from the AmCham website. You can also benefit from discounts offered by AmCham MENA composed of AmCham Algeria, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Lebanon. These discounts are available at www.amchammena.org.

Events

AmCham hosts series of professional events including workshops, debates, and roundtables throughout the year. These events represent an excellent networking opportunity, and allow members and guests to listen to the views of prominent political and business speakers from the government, international agencies, and the private sector. Additionally, AmCham organizes fund-raising events such as the annual gala ball and the Golf challenge.


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Information on U.S.-Morocco Trade and Investment

AmCham members receive feeds on U.S. - Morocco Trade and Investment as well as latest news on market regulation from US FDA, USDA, EPA and other agencies.

Promotional opportunities

AmCham members interested in increasing their visibility in Morocco and the U.S. can use the following tools: AmCham website: AmCham Morocco website is an attractive channel for reaching your target customers. Corporate logos and Websites display are available for members. AmCham electronic newsletter: AmCham monthly newsletter is sent to 6000 e-mails monthly both in Morocco and in the U.S.. AmCham Annual Directory: All members and their companies are featured in this complete cross-referenced directory, published every year and referred to by thousands of Moroccans and international users. Mass e-mails campaigns: Members can use the AmCham 6000 e-mail database for their marketing and sales campaigns. Publications, Reports and Web sites: AmCham members receive a monthly electronic newsletter, an annual directory, an annual report on Morocco published in collaboration with Oxford Business Group, and a joint AmCham-AMDI Newsletter for U.S. Investors. In addition, the AmCham and FTA websites offer variety of information on doing business, both in Morocco and the U.S. and top news in the field of trade and investment.

U.S.-Morocco Trade and Investment Award

AmCham members are invited to apply each year for the U.S.-Morocco Trade and Investment Award. This award recognizes American and Moroccan businesses – large, medium or small – that have succeeded in bilateral trade and/or investment through well-designed and innovative strategies while demonstrating good corporate citizenship. This award is aimed at increasing member’s visibility and encouraging best practices and corporate citizenship values in Morocco. Corporate Citizenship Award: This award recognizes AmCham member companies of all sizes for their appreciation of the values of good corporate citizenship, as well as to inspire all members to reach the level of excellence within their communities. The winning company are promoted for free through a company pro le published in the AmCham newsletter and annual directory For more information on AmCham services, please visit our website: www.amcham.ma or send us an e-mail at amcham@amcham.ma


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MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORM Company Name: ..................................................................................................................................................................................... President/CEO: ......................................................................... E-mail: ............................................................................................... Director General: ...................................................................... E-mail: ............................................................................................... Marketing Manager: ................................................................. E-mail: ............................................................................................... Communication/PR Manager: .................................................. E-mail: ............................................................................................... Finance Manager: ..................................................................... E-mail: ............................................................................................... Human Resource Manager: ...................................................... E-mail: ............................................................................................... Business Development Manager: ............................................. E-mail: ............................................................................................... Export Manager: ....................................................................... E-mail: ............................................................................................... Company Address: .................................................................................................................................................................................. Telephone: .................................................................................. Fax: ................................................................................................. Website: .................................................................................................................................................................................................. Business activity (please be specific regarding products/services and brands represented): ................................................................. Annual sales (in MOR DH):  Less than 5 millions  Between 5 and 50 millions  More than 50 millions Number of employees: ........................................................................................................................................................................... Do you export to the U.S.:

 Yes

 Non

Total export (in MOR DH): ..............

Do you import from the U.S.A:  Yes

 Non

Total import (in MOR DH): ..............

Check the appropriate category:  Subsidiary of a U.S. company  US Franchise  Distributor of a U.S. brand  Branch office  Moroccan company  Non Profit  Individual  Other: .............. Membership Approval: Please complete this form and return it by e-mail to: amcham@amcham.ma Information Disclosure: In respect of the personal data protection law (law 09-08), I hereby authorize the AmCham to use and disclose the information provided by our company in this membership application form. Authorized Signature:________________________________________________________


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AMCHAM'S IMPORTANT MILESTONES 1966

Creation of AmCham Morocco An active group of U.S. and Moroccan companies including Othman Benjelloun, Coca Cola, P&G and Colgate Palmolive established AmCham Morocco.

1968

First Accreditation of AmCham Morocco By the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America

On July 31 of 1968 the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in the United States awarded The American Chamber of Commerce in Morocco with an Accreditation for its effective organizational procedures and deep commitment to advancing the U.S. and Morocco’s interests in both countries. An Accreditation with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is a prestigious honor that distinguishes the high quality, expertise, and strong leadership displayed by AmCham Morocco.


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AMCHAM'S IMPORTANT MILESTONES, cont'd

1970: Visit of late king Hassan II and His Majesty Mohamed VI to the AmCham

1996: Othman Benjelloun awarded as lifetime president of AmCham

1992: The first event gathering all U.S. mission programs in Morocco including USAID

1997: launching the AmCham presidents’ club

1993: The first delegation to attend the franchise convention in Washington, D.C.

2000: Eric Stoclet, former AmCham president, Aziz Bidah, vice president receiving Driss Benhima, former mayor of Casablanca


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AMCHAM'S IMPORTANT MILESTONES, cont'd 2001

First business environment survey AmCham was amongst the first to publish surveys in English of executive perceptions about business and investing in Morocco. The 2001 and 2003 surveys were the product of a collaborative effort led by the American Chamber of Commerce and its committees. The Surveys included input from AmCham members, then the results were compiled and analysed by a faculty team-students from Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, School of Business Administration.

2004

The first trade and investment guide in English The AmCham Morocco trade and investment Guide of 2004 was the first guide in English to introduce its readers to a variety of information about trade and investment in Morocco. The guide includes information about Morocco, key sector profiles and infrastructure, trade and investment regulations, commercial issues, company legal structure and regulation and much more valuable statistics that helped tremendous amount of American and Moroccan individuals have hands on data about Morocco. The second edition that was published in 2007 was much richer for it included the outcomes of the Free 2007: Launch of the second edition of the AmCham Trade and Trade Agreement that was signed Investment Guide in attendance of Thomas Riley, Larry Dewitt, former between Morocco and the USA. AmCham's President and Azzedine Kettani, Vice President


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AMCHAM'S IMPORTANT MILESTONES, cont'd 2014

AmCham Morocco Door Knock mission to Washington, D.C. On April 22-24, AmCham Morocco organized a Door-Knock mission to Washington, D.C. under the theme: Morocco the Gateway to 3 Continents: The U.S. Business experience and new investment opportunities. 2014 Door Knock mission main objectives were as follows: 1. Showcase Morocco’s Investment and Export Potential. 2. Networking for AmCham Members. 3. Advocate on behalf of U.S. companies. Main activities included: 1) A working session on ways to build stronger partnership between AmCham Morocco and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (USCC) in Washington, D.C., identify ways to partner with U.S. companies to promote ‘Made in Morocco’ and identify areas of cooperation to support the new AmCham Export Incubator. 2) Individual Meetings with U.S. market consultants to discuss ways of collaboration to boost exports to the U.S. Such meetings included a meeting with U.S. company NTC, an international trading firm, founded by a former International Executive Service Corps (IESC) expert that conducts business transactions between the U.S., Middle East, Africa and other countries worldwide and a meeting with the Middle East & North Africa Consultants Association (MENACA), an association of highly experienced service professionals who are actively conducting business in public and private sectors. 3) Series of individual meetings with relevant U.S. Government agencies including the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP), International Trade Administration (ITA), Senate staff meeting mostly Senator Andrew Coon’s office, Office of International Affairs, Department of Treasury, to discuss business

concerns faced by AmCham members including Software Piracy and IPR Enforcement, Counterfeit and Contraband, Price Controls, Market Access issues, ways to boost exports to the U.S. and Totalization agreement. 4) A special meeting with the Moroccan Ambassador to discuss a future Morocco-U.S. Totalization agreement in presence of Bill Birkhofer from Government Affairs at Jacobs and MATIC Executive Director, Jean Abi-Nader. 5) A special meeting with Senator Andrew Coon’s staff to discuss ways of boosting U.S.-Morocco relations, more collaboration with Delaware state, Delaware Chamber of Commerce, the port of Wilmington and the creation of a special caucus. 6) A panel discussion to promote Morocco as a gateway to 3 Continents at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce with over 35 participants.

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The panel discussion moderated by Robert Tashima began with an introduction by Ambassador Bouhlal who explained the Morocco- U.S. Strategic Dialogue. Ambassador Bouhlal reminded participants that the Strategic Dialogue, inaugurated in September 2012, is a strong signal of support to U.S.-Morocco relations. He added that in addition to FTA signed in 2006, the Strategic Dialogue is a forum for discussing a full range of U.S.-Morocco cooperation on bilateral and regional issues, reflecting the strong strategic partnership between the two countries. Ambassador Bouhlal added that since the Strategic Dialogue was initiated in 2012, Morocco and the U.S. hosted two business development conferences, signed a Trade Facilitation Agreement, an ICT Agreement and recently hosted the strategic committee meeting in Rabat in presence of John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State. Walter Siouffi detailed how Morocco has evolved to serve as an important platform for doing business. He praised Morocco’s economic, social, political reforms and liberalization of the economy. With its various preferential free trade agreements, competitive labor costs, excellent transportation and logistics systems,

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AMCHAM'S IMPORTANT MILESTONES, cont'd free zones, Tangier Med port, strong financial services capabilities, and overall positive business environment, Morocco has become an ideal platform for a regional market of billion consumers allowing businesses to trade in three Continents, the U.S.A, Africa, and Europe.

Bombardier Aerospace have chosen Morocco as their development base. The success of this industry is supported by a wellthought-out strategy elaborated by the government and the industrials called ‘The Industrial Emergence Pact”, which focuses mainly on education, infrastructure and financial subsidies.

On human capital availability and skills needed for the automotive industry, Julianne Furman added that Poydesign is member on the Board of the automotive training centers where they are fully involved in Morocco’s programs to develop skills and talents needed for their industry. Moulay Hafed Belghiti, CEO of Waga Engineering, a main supplier for the aerospace industry, gave a brief overview of the aeronautic sector in Morocco. He stated that Morocco is considered among the most competitive emerging manufacturing base in the world, with more than 100 referenced companies established in less than 10 years and about 10000 employees and an average annual growth of 15% for the past two years. Companies such as Safran Group, Airbus, Boeing, Zodiac Aerospace, Thales as well as North-American companies like Alcoa, UTAS, Esterline Group and more recently

U.S. Chamber lunch Panel discussion members From L to R: Moderator: Robert Tashima, Regional Editor, Oxford Business Group, Julianne Furman, CEO, Polydesign Systems, Walter Siouffi, AmCham Morocco President and CEO of Citibank Maghreb, H.E. Rachad Bouhlal, Ambassador


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AMCHAM'S IMPORTANT MILESTONES, cont'd 2014

First Africa AmChams Network Forum On the sidelines of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, which took place in Marrakesh in 2014 and following a Memorandum of Understanding signed on August 5th of the same year in Washington D.C., during the Africa Leaders Summit, Attijariwafa Bank (AWB) and Citi co-sponsored the first networking forum of American Chambers of Commerce across Africa, which was organized by the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Morocco.

business interests in collaboration with Attijariwafa Bank. Through our presence in 16 African countries and another 24 which we cover on a non-presence basis, the continent is one of the major pillars for our international strategy. This was the first networking forum with a strong presence of AmChams from across North Africa and the Sub-Saharan region. We were pleased to have U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker address participants together with Nizar Baraka, President of the Economic and Social Council of Morocco which once again reconfirms both the U.S. and the Moroccan government’s unanimous support for the continent’s development and their shared vision of its attractive growth prospects. ”

The forum aimed at developing a framework of close collaboration between AmChams across the African continent to boost bilateral trade and investment with the U.S., to share best practices, and to promote joint initiatives for the benefit of their members. Through this initiative, Attijariwafa Bank and Citi confirmed their commitment to support African AmChams networking actions to promote close business cooperation between companies in countries where both groups are present, aiming to support B to B encounters with the U.S. business community and their African clients in collaboration with the AmChams. On the occasion, Mohamed El Kettani, CEO of AWB group stated: "We are pleased to contribute to launching this new African network, which is aligned to our strong commitment to strengthening business relationships between Africa and the U.S. Morocco has major advantages for U.S. companies that are targeting the large African market, given its strategic geographic location, making it a perfect gateway. In this respect, AWB has partnered with a major financial institution Citi to combine their efforts and expertise to serve American and African operators in all countries where we are present.' Walter Siouffi, CEO of Citibank Maghreb and President of AmCham Morocco, said: "We are pleased to be a part of this initiative to bridge African AmChams together to create a network to work together to serve common U.S. and African

Walter Siouffi, welcoming U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker

U.S. Secretary of Commerce and Nizar Baraka were guest speakers at the Africa AmChams Network Forum In her speech, Penny Pritzker welcomed the initiative launched by AmCham Morocco and the role played by AmChams in developing business relationships with potential partners and building bridges between the United States and host countries. The Secretary reiterated President Obama’s commitment to the “Doing Business in Africa “Campaign which has committed $7 bn. in financing programs aimed at supporting U.S. exports and investments in Africa from U.S. Ex-Im bank, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, OPIC and USDA’s Commodity Credit Corporation. Under the campaign the U.S. Department of Commerce has committed to doubling their commercial officer presence in the continent, including Angola, Ethiopia, Mozambique and Tanzania.


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AMCHAM'S IMPORTANT MILESTONES, cont'd is now well positioned to share economic and political stability and serve as a gateway for Moroccan and foreign investors to the African continent.

Penny Pritzker delivering remarks at the AmChams Africa Forum at le Meridien hotel in Marrakech

Nizar Baraka, in his speech pointed out that Africa is becoming one of the world's largest consumer markets and that Morocco is among the pioneers in terms of presence in the continent being the second largest direct investor with an important growing presence by its banks, insurance companies, and other industrial sectors across many countries. He noted that Morocco

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2014, LAUNCH OF EXPORT LAB On January 2014 the American Chamber of Commerce in Morocco launched the Export Lab, a service funded by USAID and CEED in order to boost Moroccan exports to the U.S. the program functions as a business incubator, fostering the spirit of innovation and creativity from the conception of a product to the labeling, branding, packaging, and positioning of a product in the U.S. market. Main target of the Export Lab: • 53 entrepreneurs participated in the two-year program that was divided into two cohorts consisting of up to 30 entrepreneurs each. • The lab included all sectors. • The program was also open to CEED members. Activities of the Export Lab: • 70 hours extensive training on the U.S. market, • 70 hours mentoring and interaction with well established exporters, • Participation to trade shows, • B to B meetings, • Upgrading of the online presence and communication tools of participants including the website, e-commerce platform and catalogues. AmCham Export Lab in figures: 1st cohort: • Total participants: 27 • 3 main sectors: Food and Beverage (11), cosmetics (8), Handmade (8). • 10 workshops of 5 hours (50 hours training). • 7 networking events of 7 hours (49 hours). • One-on-one mentoring sessions and personalized assistance (150 hours). • Attendance of global entrepreneurship summit: 24 hours. • Branding, rebranding, web upgrading, brand protection for participants. • Creation of Export Lab website: http://www.moroccoexportlabusa.com/ • Orlando Show in Florida • 3 success stories of export: arradé, amys, terre et terroir. • One cluster of export and distribution platform formed. • One MoU signed between AmCham and WEDHEC

2nd cohort: • Total participants: 25 • 3 main sectors: Food and Beverage (11), cosmetics (8), Handmade (8). • 4 workshops of 8 hours (32 hours training) • 3 networking events of 7 hours (21 hours) • One-on-one mentoring sessions and personalized assistance (100 hours) • Branding, rebranding, web upgrading, and brand protection for participants • Ewomen conference and business expo in Dallas, Texas. • 2 success stories of export: souss saffron, kenzy cosmetics • One MoU singned between iMediart and Too busy gals. • Over 250 hours of individual mentorships and products upgrading have been invested in-kind by AmCham team to help participants translate their labels, website contents, establish their catalogues and respond to specific market regulations. In terms of activities that took place in the United States, the objectives were totally achieved. The export lab organized two missions to the U.S. for 20 participants (10 participants each mission). These activities consist of:

Orlando Beauty Show in Orlando, Florida on May 28-June 2, 2015


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2014, LAUNCH OF EXPORT LAB, cont'd

Ewomen conference and business expo in Dallas, Texas on August 5-12, 2015

The export lab helped participants work together and create clusters to source raw materials and packaging, thus reducing the costs of production. Some participants created a common platform to distribute together which is the case of Amy’s and ArradÊ cosmetics.

Amcham member exhibiting his products at Orlando Show


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EXPORT LAB MEMBERS' TESTIMONIALS Leila Guessous, founder of Lalla De Moulati

Kenza Bennis, founder, Kenzy

“The conference brought me a lot of positive energy and dynamism. It’s interesting to see the different cultural approaches with regards to business. The conference was also a great opportunity to meet other women entrepreneurs as well as meeting the Moroccan delegation. It’s very motivating to network with other businesswomen who succeeded in business.”

“I want to take the time to thank Rabia for giving me the opportunity to attend the eWomenNetwork Conference. This was the perfect way to prelaunch KENZY in the U.S. market and collect feedback from American customers. The feedback I got has had an important impact on my launch strategy. This trip to Dallas is definitely an accelerator! Most of all, I want to thank you Rabia for being who you are. I think your idea of starting a female network is excellent and much needed. I encourage you to develop this project as I think you are an influencer and you are able to have a tremendous impact on Moroccan and African women.”

Leila Moumou, Export Manager, MaThé “I would like to thank you Rabia once again for your excellent initiative to allow us as a member of AmCham to participate at the eWomen conference, it was really interesting and amazing. I was very honoured to attend such event, which lifts up our country and our Made in Morocco products. I would also like to thank you for the good organization and the running of the event. I am really proud of the AmCham and you as a leader in Morocco. All your commitments and efforts will help the distance to be bridged. Once again thank you very much Rabia.” Zohra Mellouk, founder, Souss Saffron “The eWomenNetwork conference was a positive experience and a push for us to go forward for new challenges. The conference helped me market Argan Oil and Saffron and promote the women cooperative work in Morocco. I will soon receive a potential buyer from the U.S. who wants to sell my products. I was also contacted by a film producer who plans to come to Morocco during saffron harvesting session, from October 15th to November 15th to do a documentary. Thank you so much Rabia and AmCham for your continued support to your members and to women.” Safaa Nhairy, founder, iMediaRt “I was at first skeptic about a women-only event. But then when I got to meet them, I realized that women are amazing creatures I should do more business with. I can go on and on about how wonderful they are but I just want to say it’s not easy at all to be a woman entrepreneur and it takes a lot of work and personality to be one. Great event, great people. I am glad I came."

Imane Karroumi, partner, Experience Morocco “I think the event is a great way to showcase Morocco as a whole and in that context it was beneficial for me to be there as the getaway service to Morocco. In terms of concrete business opportunities, it’s hard to tell at this point, we will have to wait and re-evaluate over the next few months. But I was very happy to have had the chance to attend and be part of the Moroccan delegation and get to know other AmCham members.” Mounia Tazi, founder, Moroccan Secret “Very enriching experience, great meetings and conference! Thank you Rabia for making this special event successful.” Amal Harakat, founder, Amal of Beverly Hills “Thank you very much for inviting me to the eWomenNetwork conference in Dallas, It was great meeting every women involved in this Moroccan Avenue. The conference was an amazing event to network and meet other professional women from different categories to build a business relationship to help grow our businesses"


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AMCHAM IMPORTANT MILESTONES: 2015, LAUNCH OF ANWAC

The American Chamber of Commerce in Morocco (AmCham Morocco) initiated the launch of AmCham North and West Africa Council (ANWAC), where it aims to support and strengthen economic growth in the North and west of Africa through providing businesses with the necessary services and information they need. Representatives from AmChams in Algeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Morocco, Senegal and Tunisia as well as U.S. economic officers were in Morocco to discuss the ways by which they can help businesses in the region. On Thursday, December 3, the delegation which included Ali Azzouz, President of AmCham Algeria, Amel Bouchamaoui, President of AmCham Tunisia, Walter Siouffi, President of AmCham Morocco, Regina Cocco, Economic officer at the U.S. consulate Casablanca, Rabia El Alama, Managing Director of AmCham Morocco, Mohammed Zaanoun, Vice President of AmCham Tunisia, Christopher DeHappy, president of AmCham Democtratic Republic of the Congo, Simon Madje, executive secretary of AmCham Ghana, Marem Kanté, Director of communications at AmCham Senegal, Jimmy

Mauldin, Economic counsellor, U.S. Embassy in Ghana paid visits to three companies that are operating in Morocco, one of which is Institut des Métiers de l’Aéronautique (IMA) an institution that is designed to support and train young Moroccan workers have the necessary skills they need in the aeronautics industry. IMA demonstrates an exceptional commitment to the quality of training that it offers to its trainees. Since 2011, the company has trained more than 2000 trainees and has gained a costumer base of more than 95 companies that employ the trained students.

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2015, LAUNCH OF ANWAC, cont'd

The delegates met at AmCham in Morocco to decide on a chairman and secretariat and to set up a strategy and define the objectives of the council they have formed for the next two-year. The creator of this initiative, AmCham Morocco, will be the president of this council for two years, Democratic Republic of the Congo will be the vice-president and Tunisia will assume the secretariat for a period of 4 years.

The next day AmCham delegates departed from the newly opened Hotel “Four Seasons Casablanca” to tangier to visit two U.S. Companies, Polydesign Systems and Lear Automotive. Polydesign Systems produces automotive interior and trim components to the European market at a competitive price. The company has very big clients like BMW, VW/Audi, Jaguar, Land Rover, Ford, General Motors/Opel, Daimler, Nissan, Visteon, JCI, Faurecia, Lear Corporation, and Magna. Polydesign is the first supplier of Ford on the African continent, and was first to receive ISO TS 16949 and ISO 14001 certifications in the Tangier Free Zone and has now achieved OHSAS 18001.

During the visit, the delegation had the chance to take a look at Lear Automotive Company, one of the largest automotive suppliers in the world. Lear Corporation is ranked 174 with world-class products that are designed, engineered and manufactured by a diverse team of talented employees. As an American leading supplier of automotive seating and electrical, Lear serves its customers with global capabilities while maintaining individual commitment. Lear Automotive has 240 locations in 35 countries around the world and employs approximately 135,000 employees. Representatives of the company introduced the delegates to the company’s activities and channels through which their products go.


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2015, LAUNCH OF ANWAC, cont'd

To sum up their tour in tangier, the delegates visited Tangier Med Port Authority, a port that specializes in the management of infrastructure, coordination and animation of the port community. Tangier’s ports and businesses have expanded and oriented the Moroccan economy away from sectors like mining and agriculture to high-end industries like aeronautics and cars. The city has a strategic location as it links between Europe and Africa, and has attracted international key players in the aerospace, automotive and electronics industries. Tangier Exportation Free Zone, which Med Port Authority is part of, has been ranked as the best port zone globally, 2nd best airport area, and 6th best overall free zone of future for 2012-13 by FDI Magazine. Tangier Free Zone has over 500 Export-oriented enterprises and has created more than 45,000 jobs.

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AMCHAM'S PARTNERSHIPS AmCham Middle East North Africa (MENA) Regional Council initiative Association of Moroccan Professionals in America On July 2015, AmCham and the Association of Moroccan Professionals in America, a membership organization designed to develop and maintain a strong network of Moroccan professionals in the U.S., signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on areas of mutual interest.

Dallas Regional Chamber On October 2014, AmCham signed a cooperation agreement with the Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce, a nonprofit organization comprised of 3,000 businesses, representing all facets of the north Texas business community, to expand trade and investment opportunities between members of the two chambers.

Forth Worth Chamber On October 2014, Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, a not-for-profit organization aiming at promoting the interests of its 2000 members by assuming a leadership role in making Fort Worth an excellent place in which to live, work and do business, and Amcham signed an Agreement of collaboration to facilitate linkages and matchmaking services for members of both chambers especially Small-medium sized companies looking to expand their business opportunities in Morocco or in Fort Worth area.

Mobile area Chamber of Commerce On March 2016, AmCham and Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, an organization that serves as a progressive advocate for business needs and promotes the Mobile area’s economic well-being, signed a memorandum of understanding to exchange best practices, facilitate matchmaking services, expand business opportunities, and share information about trade shows and other events.

In its efforts to strengthen trade and economic ties between the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region and the U.S., AmChams in Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria signed a protocol launching the AmCham Middle East North Africa (MENA) Regional Council initiative in Beirut, Lebanon in July 2005.

American Chambers of Commerce - North and West Africa Council Winter Haven Economic Development Council On May 2015, Winter Haven Economic Development Council, a nonprofit organization aims at fostering expansion of existing businesses; attracting new high-skill, high-wage business and industry; expanding economic and job opportunities for the Winter Haven community; and enhancing relationships with local, regional, state, national and international economic development organizations and agencies, has signed a memorandum of collaboration with AmCham to Exchange best practices between the two organizations, Facilitate linkages and matchmaking services for businesses and Sharing information about business events, activities and trade shows for importers, exporters and investors.

on October 2015, Representatives from AmChams in Algeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Morocco, Senegal and Tunisia have formally announced the formation of the AmCham North & West Africa Council (AmCham ANWAC) bringing together AmChams in the North and West of Africa to bridge ties between these countries and the U.S.

Oxford business Group In 2007, OBG, a global publishing, research and consultancy firm, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on research facilities with the American Chamber of Commerce (Amcham Morocco) to document the latest economic developments taking place in the country.


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AMCHAM'S AWARDS BETWEEN 2007-2015 The AmCham-OCP Moroccan-American Trade and Investment Award recognizes American and Moroccan businesses – large, medium or small – that have succeeded in bilateral trade and/or investment through well-designed and innovative strategies, clear statement of principles of business conduct and practices, fair trade while demonstrating good corporate citizenship and respect of the environment.

The AmCham-OCP Moroccan-American Trade and Investment Award 2007 Merchandise Category Award, Zid Zid Kids • Zid Zid Kids creates range of handmade home furnishings and toys blending traditional Moroccan designs with artistic input by children and contemporary influences. • The company has distribution in over 300 stores in the U.S. and elsewhere. • The company renews its product range frequently • Zid Zid Kids promotes the Moroccan brand by telling the story of the product. • Several trade show awards have acknowledged the quality of the company's products. • Zid Zid Kids uses local, chemical-free and recycled materials and artisans. • The company donates a percentage of its profit to charities

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Services Category Award, Octogone Hotels and Resorts • An innovative hotel concept combining traditional Moroccan architecture with contemporary themes.

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AMCHAM'S AWARDS BETWEEN 2007-2015, cont'd • The company has a clear and defined statement of principles of business conduct and practices • The company is working on ISO certification. • In terms of corporate citizenship activities, the company has a permanent Cancer screening program in all Moroccan cities including farthest rural areas • The company has made several equipment donations including a mammography equipment to the NGO Lalla Salma for cancer prevention (value 5 M.MDH) and a radiology equipment to the NGO les Rang d’honneur (value 1 M.MDH)

Export Category Award, Dari Couspate • The company established a new production facility with a fully automated production process that responds to the U.S. market standards and quality requirements. • The company created more than 130 jobs. • The company introduced new product lines with new packaging that are well-adapted in the U.S. consumer’s preferences and tastes. • The company launched exports to the U.S. via Whole Food Stores • The company places Innovation, Research and development at the heart of its production strategy and demonstrates a strong commitment in developing exports to the U.S. market.

Merchandise Category Award (Importing from the U.S.), Techniques Science-Santé (T2S) • The company has a strong commitment to develop “made in U.S.” imports. • The company set the first center of distribution and service of GE Healthcare in Morocco.

Investment Category Award, Procter & Gamble North West Africa • The company signed an investment agreement with the Government of Morocco that was completed in 2006 for a total amount of 380 MM DH. This investment was dedicated to double the production capacity, build a distribution center and to upgrade the technology. • In 2007, the company signed another investment agreement with the Government of Morocco for 220 MM DH – which again will be dedicated to increase the capacity and improve the technology of production mainly to support the increasing export to the Maghreb and to West Africa's markets. • The company is committed to continue investing in Morocco and will soon engage with the Government of Morocco to outline the direction for its investments for the upcoming years. • In terms of corporate citizenship activities, the company has a partnership with the Ministry of Education to provide a Puberty Education program for 370,000 girls. It also has a partnership with the ministry of Health aiming at improving babies health & Hygiene practices.


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AMCHAM'S AWARDS BETWEEN 2007-2015, cont'd

The award was given by former Minister of foreign trade Abdellatif Maazouz and AmCham former Treasurer, James Morrow, CEO of Citibank Pascal Houdayer, CEO of P&G, receiving the AmCham Award

The AmCham-OCP Moroccan-American Trade and Investment Award 2008 Export Category Award, ATRETIS • This company is contributing highly to the made in Morocco products. • The company was able to introduce its range of products to well established distribution channels in the U.S. • The company is an active member of the International Textile Market Association (ITMA). • The company has a strong presence, with 350 references at main home design and furniture. • The company hired American designers based in the U.S. to work on creative designs that respond to U.S. consumers taste and market trends. • The company reserves 5% of its sales to the creation, adaptation and development of new products. • The company invested 37 million DH in 2008, 39 million DH in 2009 for the weaving activity to meet the standards of quality for international markets. • The company created 148 jobs in 2008 and 152 in 2009 • The company is certified ISO 9001v2000 in 2005 and ISO 9001v2008 in 2009. • Atretis supports several charities including: Zawaj Fondation, Med V pour la solidarité, Association des Maladies du Cœur, Club Equestre pour le Concours International, and more.

Import Category Award, PLASTIMA • The company is in the plastic industry and has five activities including coating, coated fabric, laminated fabric, calendared film and PVC pipes and polyethylene. • The company has three production units and employs 450 employees. • The company’s activity is oriented towards export to over 30 countries around the world. • The company introduced the latest technology that edits patterns up to six colors. In addition, the company has two laboratories for quality control. • The company is certified ISO 9001v2000 in 2004. • The company invested: 30 million DH in 2007 and 69 million DH in 2008. • Total imports from the United States: 131 million DH in 2007 and 51 million DH in 2008. • The company is very active with the local communities. The owners created “Sekkat Foundation” which contributed in the construction and funding of several projects including: - Four orphanages in Casablanca - A hospital of 125 beds in Ain Chock - The renovation of one wing of the Youth prison of Oukacha

Elisabeth Millard handing the award to Plastima's CEO


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AMCHAM'S AWARDS BETWEEN 2007-2015, cont'd Investment Category Award for Innovation and technology transfer, Nemotek Technologie • The company is in the design and manufacturing of cameras for mobile phones, laptops and safety cameras business. • The company invested in a “High Tech” activity which corresponds to a need of market development for mobile applications. • The company bought two International patents from the American company Tessera. • The company created the first “clean room” in Africa. • The company’s activity is oriented 100% towards export ($ 2 million). • The company invested: 260 MDH in 2008, 100 MDH in 2009 and 150 MDH in 2010. • This investment has helped bringing together human resources from Morocco, Moroccans living abroad (mostly engineers who have lost their jobs in the field of semiconductors), Americans, French and Asians. • The company created: 50 jobs in 2008, 150 in 2009 and 250 in 2010. • The company will be certified ISO 9001 in 2010.

• The company is certified ISO 9001, ISO TS, ISO 14001. • The company is heavily involved in the National Initiative for Human Development (NIHD) and contributes significantly to the improvement of households income in the region.

The award was given by Robert Jackson, Chargé d’affaires at the U.S. Embassy and Azzedine Kettani, AmCham Vice President and attorney at Kettani Law firm

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The award was given by Aziz Bidah, Vice President and Partner in Charge of PricewaterHouseCoopers and Kamal Kassis, AmCham former President and Regional Director of General Electric International

Investment Category Award, U.S. investment in Morocco, Delphi Maroc • The company is established in Tangier since 1999 with two production plants. • This company is now the largest investor in the automobile sector in Morocco and the largest provider of employment in the region (4 891+ jobs ). • The company has invested US$ 42 million (2008). • The company’s activity is oriented towards exports to the U.S. and Europe, the average turnover for exports (2008) totalled US$ 230 million.

The U.S. Investment Award, Jacob Delafon • The Company invested DH 269.330.000,00 between 2007 and 2010 to expand its production unit. This expansion helped double the current production capacity to 1.5 million pieces per year and to launch new products such as shower extra plates and bowls with water and energy savings up to 30%. • Jacob Delafon plant has been classified among the biggest 10 factories in Africa and Europe. • The Company employs 570 people and has created a total of 120 new jobs between 2007 and 2010. • The Company is certified ISO 9000 and ISO 14000. • The Company has audited accounts • The Company supports several charities including SOS Village throughout the country for Darna and Crèche projects.


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AMCHAM'S AWARDS BETWEEN 2007-2015, cont'd

DCM Judith Chammas handing the U.S. Investment Award to Philip Cros, GM of Jacob Delafon in presence of VP Azzedine Kettani and Managing Director Rabia El Alama

The Import Category Award, GE Healthcare • The Company invested US$ 3 million in 2008 and US$ 5 million in 2009. • Total Imports equalled DH7.000.000, 00 in 2008 and 7.650.000, 00 in 2009. • The Company is certified ISO 9001v2008 and ISO 14001. • The Company is categorized in the Moroccan Customs. • The Company is committed to ethics and governance and has audited accounts. • The Company has two main CSR programs: A health program called “The Woman”& “Global Star” for hygienne and security. • The Company donated mammograms and sonograms, that have a value of DH 8.500.000, 00 between 2007 and 2010 to charities including Lalla Salma and Les Rangs d’honneur. These donations helped the cited associations operate medical missions in rural areas mainly for breast cancer screening (1500 patients since July 2007).

Export to the U.S. Category Award, Aydan Sarl • Aydan Sarl is a small Moroccan company, owned by a textile Engineer who has an extensive experience in sourcing high fashion and apparel. • The company chose to source apparel from Morocco to export to the U.S. to seize FTA to its advantages in terms of duty-free access. • The owner attended two trade shows: the Los Angeles Global-Tex Exhibition and Las Vegas Magic Show and has been successful in negotiating the first apparel contract with prairie fashion stores. • The company's vission is to source from Morocco and avoid paying high duty rates of up 32% by using Morocco-USA FTA. • Buyers are impressed with the company’s DVD and leaflets about sourcing from Morocco.

AmCham former President, Kamal Kassis and VP Aziz Bidah handing the certificate of Merit-Export to the USA to Aydan Tor, GM of Aydan Sarl.

The AMATIA Moroccan-American Trade and Investment Award 2010 The Investment Category Award, Kraft Foods Morocco • This U.S. subsidiary has been established in Morocco since 2001 and operates in the production and sales of coffee, juice powder, chewing gum and confectionery. Kraft has two production units in Morocco, and employs 350 people. As of September 11th, 2012, Kraft signed an agreement to acquire the remaining 50% stake of the biscuit manufacturer BIMO for USD 150 Million.

Former Ambassador Samuel Kaplan handing the Import Category Award to Mr. Sordo and Kamal Kassis of GE Healthcare


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AMCHAM'S AWARDS BETWEEN 2007-2015, cont'd • Kraft also greatly values corporate citizenship and support for charities, its biggest NGO partner is “L’heure Joyeuse”, with whom they have collaborated on several different projects, including the “Lead from the Head to the Heart” initiative.

The Export Category Award, Domaine El Boura • Located in Taroudant over 1200 hectares, El Boura is a producer and exporter of citrus to several countries including the U.S., China and Australia. • El Boura has exported a total of $3.6 million in 2011 to the U.S., an increase of 1 million dollar compared to the previous year and has exported over $5 million in 2012. • El Boura has invested over $10 million between 2010 and 2012 to upgrade its production and quality. • El Boura has a strong corporate citizenship program, where it sponsors students, provides holy pilgrimage to every retired employee, focuses on environment protection and provides continued education and training for employees to improve their condition.

The AmCham-OCP Moroccan-American Trade and Investment Award 2013

The Investment Category Award, Lear Automotive • Lear Automotive has six manufacturing units in the free zone of Tangier that employ 9,196 people. • Lear Automotive manufactures head rest injection, wire harnesses and electronic modules for PSA, Renault-Nissan, Ford, JLR, Volkswagen, FIAT, Audi, Seat, BMW and Chrysler. • Between 2011 and 2013, Lear Automotive has invested 63.3 million USD and exported 577 million USD of goods to Europe. • Lear is certified ISO TS 16949 by TUV Volkswagen as well as ISO 14001 for environment. • On the CSR field, Lear Automotive supports the employee charity ‘katir min qalil’ and organizes various events such as Women’s Day, Lear Children’s Day, Breast Cancer Awareness Day, and Ramadan Iftars for needy people.

Mr. Saidi and Mr. Saoud of Lear Automotive receiving the Investment Award from OCP Sales Director

The Export Category Award, Lesieur Cristal • Over the past three years, Lesieur Cristal has invested 18 million USD to upgrade its main manufacturing unit based in Casablanca and has exported 17 million USD of ‘made in Morocco’ products to the U.S. market. • Lesieur Cristal places innovation, traceability, fair trade and quality at the heart of its strategy. • the company has obtained several important certi cations including ISO 14001 for environment, ISO 9001, ISO 22000 for quality in addition to CSR labels such as “CGEM RSE label”. • Lesieur Cristal supports several NGOs, most notably Injaz Al Maghrib and other organizations that promote youth employability in Morocco.


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AMCHAM'S AWARDS BETWEEN 2007-2015, cont'd The AmCham-OCP Moroccan-American Trade and Investment Award 2014 AmCham held its annual Gala Ball on Saturday, January 17th to celebrate the Wild West as a theme and to award members and partners. Five awards were given at this event: Lesieur Cristal Deputy Director, Mr. El Baraka, receiving the Export Award from AmCham Board and U.S. Consul General

The AmCham Hall of Fame Award 2013 The AmCham Hall of Fame Award recognizes American and Moroccan personalities who have made significant contributions to boosting Moroccan-American economic and commercial relations. Hall of Fame Award, Jane Kitson The first edition of the Hall of Fame Award was awarded to Jane Kitson, previous U.S. Commercial Counselor for Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria. Jane Kitson has been actively involved in negotiating the U.S.-Morocco Atlantic Bridge Initiative promoting Morocco as a platform for production and export to Africa, Europe, and the Middle East as well as organizing a successful Trade mission to Morocco in 2011 led by Assistant Secretary Suresh Kumar. She also has certified two main trade shows, most notably Pollutec Morocco and Marrakesh Air Show by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Along with her team, Jane Kitson was able to produce over 130 success story of trade and matchmaking partnerships. Last but not least, Jane Kitson was able to establish a strategic partnership with AmCham Morocco and has been actively involved with the AmCham Morocco.

Amal El Hilali, FCS, receiving the AmCham “ on behalf of Jane Kitson from Walter Siouffi, President of AmCham and Rabia El Alama

• The AmCham Social Responsibility Award, • The AmCham-OCP Trade and Investment Award composed of the U.S. Investment in Morocco Award , the Export of Made in Morocco to the U.S. Award, the Import of Made in U.S. Award and the Hall of Fame Award which recognizes personalities making significant contributions to U.S.-Morocco business and commercial relations. The gala ball is also the major fundraising event for the AmCham. This year, AmCham partnered with the Eve Branson Foundation to build a wood work training center for Moroccan cooperatives in the High Atlas. Green Sahara Furniture donated a wood sculpture that was auctioned at the Gala Ball. This sculpture was bought by the U.S. Ambassador at 40,000 MAD to be donated to Eve Branson Foundation. AmCham Corporate Citizenship Award, Procter and Gamble This year’s winner of the AmCham Corporate Citizenship Award truly demonstrates the impact of quality vs quantity on sustainable community development. Procter and Gamble has a multitude of programs including, puberty education, mother and child health, Ramadan iftar distribution, youth sports programs, environmental projects and emergency disaster relief programs. By partnering with local institutions, Procter and Gamble has established a foundation for sustainable growth with some of their programs entering their 15th year of success. Procter and Gamble has educated 3.5 million girls about puberty and 1.5 million mothers about maternity; it has served over 36,000 iftars during the holy month of Ramadan and was among the first


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AMCHAM'S AWARDS BETWEEN 2007-2015, cont'd companies to donate over 12 tons of rewashed and packed clothing to the recent flood victims in remote areas. This rare mix of commitment to long-term prosperity as well as reactionary relief efforts makes Procter and Gamble a force for impactful change in Morocco as well as the clear recipient of the AmCham Corporate Citizenship Award.

Ambassador Bouhlal also held the position of Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation; Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister for Economic and Financial Affairs; Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Investments; Director of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries and Merchant Marine; and Deputy Director of the Trade Division, Ministry of Finance. He received his undergraduate degree in Mathematics in 1970 then his MBA in Rouen, France. He was awarded the Order of the Throne of the Kingdom of Morocco; the Commander of the Order of Leopold by the King of Belgium; the Grand Cross of the Federal Republic of Germany by the President of Germany as well as Officer of the Legion of Honor, France. Mr. Bouhlal is a founding Member of the Ribat El Fath Association for Sustainable Development. He is a pilot and the president of the Rabat Royal Air Club. In addition, Mr. Bouhlal is the President and founding member of the Wildlife Film Festival of Rabat.

Procter and Gamble Sales Director receiving the CSR Award from the AmCham's President

AmCham Hall of Fame Award, Rachad Bouhlal, Ambassador of the kingdom of Morocco to the USA The AmCham Hall of Fame Award recognizes American and Moroccan personalities who have made significant contributions to boosting MoroccanAmerican economic and commercial relations. The 2014 AmCham Hall of Fame Award was awarded to Rachad Bouhlal, Ambassador of the kingdom of Morocco to the USA for his active contribution to the ongoing US-Morocco Strategic dialogue, for hosting two productive Business development conferences in DC and Texas and for facilitating the signature of two MoU’s between AmCham Morocco, Forth Worth Chamber of Commerce and Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce in addition to his hosting the AmCham annual Door knock delegation in DC in April 2014. Ambassador Rachad Bouhlal was appointed by King Mohammed VI as Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to the United States of America on December 6th, 2011. He previously served as Ambassador to Germany and to the European Union, Belgium and Luxembourg.

Mrs. Bouhlal receiving the AmCham Hall of Fame Award from Ambassador Dwight Bush, Walter Siouffi, AmCham President and Rabia El Alama

Investment Award, CMCP-International Paper Morocco The AmCham-OCP Trade and Investment Award – Investment Award Category – was awarded to CMCPInternational Paper Morocco. CMCP is in the paper packaging industry. It has two modern box plants located in strategic geographic zones in Casablanca, Agadir and a paper mill in Kenitra. It employs about 1,350 people and has invested about 18.3 million US$ over the past three years to set up an ultra modern unit including a water treatment station, the first one of such level to be


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AMCHAM'S AWARDS BETWEEN 2007-2015, cont'd launched in Morocco. The company has increased its production capacity to serve increasing domestic and export needs to over 230,000 tons / year. CMCP is the largest consumer of recycled paper in Morocco, using 70% of the total collection. Additionally, over 90% of the containerboard produced in Kenitra is made from recycled fiber. CMCP serves the domestic market and exports to Spain, Egypt, Ghana, Cameroon, Mauritania and Ivory Coast. CMCP is certified ISO 9001 and has built its reputation as a reliable supplier by its commitment to developing sound practices and complying with ethical standards.

Khalid Lahbabi, HR Director of CMCP receiving the Investment Award from AmCham Vice President, Azzedine Kettani and Mr. El Korno, OCP Sales Director

Import Award, Global Environmental Sustainability Inc GESI & Edgeboro (ECO MED GROUP) The AmCham-OCP Trade and Investment Award -Import Award Category – was awarded to Global Environmental Sustainability Inc GESI & Edgeboro EII (ECO MED GROUP). GESI is in the Waste Management and Renewable Energy business. GESI has invested 8 million US$ and imported 17, 5 million US$ of ‘Made in US equipment’ over the past three years. GESI has created 165 jobs, introduced new products including Generators, Evaporators, and other heavy equipment made in U.S. GESI has secured several contracts in Morocco with total value of 225 million US$. GESI supports several orphanages and disaster relief programs in Morocco and all the company projects are directed towards the protection of the environment.

Ahmed Hamidi, CEO of GESI receiving the Award from Aziz Bidah, AmCham Vice President, Walter Siouffi and U.S. Consul General, Nicole Theriot

Export Award, Terre et Terroir for their brand ‘Casablanca Secrets’ The AmCham-OCP Trade and Investment Award – Export Award Category – was awarded to Terre et Terroir for their brand ‘Casablanca Secrets’. Terre et Terroir is a small, women owned company specializing in natural cosmetics and wellness products. Terre et Terroir has invested 1.5 million DH and employs 12 people. Terre et Terroir is certified ECOCERT and USDA-NOP, using certified and recycled packaging, buying from women cooperatives, paying them fair prices, and providing free training and capacity building programs to women cooperatives and national human development centers. Terre et Terroir joined the AmCham Export Lab funded by USAID and CEED and has benefited from training, mentoring, and branding sessions by AmCham. As a result of these sessions, Terre et Terroir has introduced a new brand specific to the U.S. market – ‘Casablanca Secrets’ – composed of a range of products including moisturizing oils, massage oils, body milks and Moroccan hammam ritual products. This company is making their first entrance to the U.S. market by exporting the first order of about 30,000 US$.

Terre et Terroir Team receiving the Export Award from Ambassador Dwight L. Bush and AmCham President


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AMCHAM'S AWARDS BETWEEN 2007-2015, cont'd The AmCham-OCP Moroccan-American Trade and Investment Award 2015 AmCham held its Gala Ball on Saturday, December 5th 2015, on the theme, This is Africa. During this event, AmCham awarded three of its members: The Investment Category Award, Lixia Capsia Gestionis (LixCap) • Lixia Capsia Gestionis (LixCap) is in the investment advisory business that brings investment development expertise as well as direct investment tools to enable successful business creation and growth. • In 2012, LixCap has worked closely with USAID on a project to identify market gaps in the export oriented cold storage logistic infrastructure that prevented Moroccan agricultural exports from taking full advantage of export opportunities worldwide. • The result of this research was the identification of several greenfield investment opportunities in Morocco in cold storage. • LixCap decided to focus on developing an opportunity at the Port of Tangier Med in the Zone Franche because it best meets the requirements of the U.S./International operators who desire to use Morocco as a logistics platform to facilitate trade to/ from the U.S. • LixCap led the process including arranging the investors, structuring the joint venture, establishing the new entity and engaging the management in the project. • The initial project amounted 5.5 Million USD and is fully supported by the USAID’s Development Credit Authority (DCA) and has obtained a direct (portable) credit guarantee, the first of such portable company guarantee awarded to a new Moroccan company for 7,000,000 USD. The total financing volume is 11,000,000 USD. In addition, the company has brought a leading provider of cold and fresh storage, packaging, processing and handling logistics services in charge of creating the “Fresh Hub” at the Port of Tangier Med. • The project is babtized Friopuerto Tangier SA (FPT) and will be operational in April 2016.

Made in U.S. – Import Category Award, Nevo technologies • This company has brought more than 20 leading American technology brands to markets in Morocco and Africa and has created government solutions division, which is focused on developing highly specialized integrated digital and physical security systems. • Nevo technologies total imports of made in U.S. products totalled 5,500,000USD and are expected to increase to 10,000,000 USD this year. • Nevo Technologies has invested 150,000USD during the past two years and has created 20 direct Jobs in Morocco. • The company adopted a “Go Green” policy. It also supports NGOs such as High Atlas Foundation, American International Women’s Association of Rabat and INJAZ – Junior Achievements.


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AMCHAM'S AWARDS BETWEEN 2007-2015, cont'd Export Lab Category Award, Souss Saffron • Souss Saffron is one of AmCham's success stories. • The Company has participated in the Amcham export lab program and took part in the eWomen exhibition and conference in Dallas, Texas, last August 2015. • Souss Saffron specializes in the production and marketing of made in Morocco products including Saffron, Saffron Salt, Argan oil, Argan soaps, Prickly pear seeds oil and Rose Water. • Souss Saffron’s products are Certified Protected Designation of Origin (PDO), Organic ECOCERT, and USDA NOP. • Immediately after the trip to Dallas, Souss Saffron has been able to receive orders from U.S. buyers and has delivered in a timely manner. • At the present time, Souss Saffron has been selected by Walmart women empowerment program to sell on their online store and is in negotiation with a distributor in Toronto thanks to the eWomen Toronto chapter.

AMCHAM

MOROCCO THE AMERICAN

CHAMBER OF

AMCHAM 50th ANNIVERSARY PUBLICATION

COMMERCE IN MOROCCO

AMCHAM 50th ANNIVERSARY PUBLICATION


1777-2016 U.S. Morocco Longstanding Relationship


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MOROCCO-U.S. LONGSTANDING RELATIONSHIP

Morocco-U.S. friendship dates back to 1777 when Morocco was the first nation to recognize the United States of America as an independent country. The reason for this is mainly due to similar ideological objectives the nations have shared for so long. The relationship between Morocco and the U.S. remains stronger than ever, as Morocco continues to collaboratively work with the U.S. on different issues of mutual interest. This is seen in Morocco’s leadership in a number of areas including human rights and democratic reforms that the two countries care about. Morocco and the U.S. share a lot of common interests together like combating terrorism, free trade and fighting climate change, an area where Morocco is taking the lead by investing in renewable energy. King Mohammad VI has always been strengthening his partnership with different U.S. presidents including Bill Clinton, George Bush and Barrack Obama. This has led the U.S. to see Morocco as an example of democracy and modernity for the rest of the Middle East to follow. Representatives from Morocco and the U.S. held a meeting in Washington this year where secretary of state John Kerry stressed the historical ties and issues that the two nations have in common, he Said: “many people in the United States aren’t aware of this –(Morocco) is the first country in the world to recognize the United States after our Declaration of Independence. And we have had a very long and important and good relationship with Morocco. Morocco is a non-NATO ally, but a very important ally in any number of initiatives right now, deeply engaged in leading efforts to bring about peace in Libya. And we are very, very grateful for the meetings that have taken place in Morocco under the stewardship of the foreign minister and His Majesty in an effort to try to see a government emerge in Libya and be able to return to Tripoli and begin to unite that country.” On the level of security, Morocco has been collaborating with the United States and has taken a range of approaches to eliminate radical terrorism. These approaches include the creation of trained counterterrorism military units, preventing illegal immigration, blocking terrorist access to financial resources, promoting ethnic and religious tolerance between Muslims and Jews and investing in economic growth through rehabilitating the agricultural sector. The United States has entered into a free trade agreement with Morocco in 2004 to promote growth and international trade. The U.S. is Morocco’s 6th largest trading partner, and the 63th largest trading export market for U.S. goods. The free trade agreement that was signed in 2004 between Morocco and The U.S. was meant to increase trade, eliminate poverty through foreign investment and decrease unemployment rate. The FTA has brought a lot of reforms to Morocco on the level of protecting international investors; the government of Morocco has been working on implementing new laws that protect IPs and combat piracy. The agreement has also strengthened Morocco-U.S. economic ties significantly.


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JOINT STATEMENT OF THE THIRD SESSION OF THE U.S.-KINGDOM OF MOROCCO STRATEGIC DIALOGUE

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry listens as Moroccan Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar addresses reporters in a joint news conference at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on April 9, 2015

On April 9, 2015 the United States and Morocco held their third session of the Strategic Dialogue in Washington, Secretary of State John Kerry and Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar assessed the progress of the Second Dialogue over the last year. Officials from both parties identified the objectives and vision of this Dialogue to promote and focus on political affairs, democracy, economic cooperation, educational, security, and cultural affairs. Last February 18, 2016, John Kerry and Salaheddine Mezouar met again to strengthen and reinforce the strong bilateral relationship and partnership that the two nations enjoy on a number of issues. In his opening statement Kerry stressed the deeply rooted friendship that bounds the two nations for years describing Morocco as a “non-NATO ally, but a very important ally in any number of initiatives” Support for Democratic Reforms: U.S. officials showed their appreciation for His Majesty the King’s efforts to promote democracy

and leadership through strengthening Morocco’s institutions and promoting economic prosperity and human development. His Majesty has created a number of programs to strengthen political parties and civil society, which will represent a new devolution of power to local authorities. John Kerry talked about Morocco's immigration reforms that have legalized more than 18,000 illegal migrants. Salaheddine Mezouar underlined the importance of the National Human Rights Council that has played a role in the protection and promotion of human rights nationally and talked about ways to promote it internationally. Economic Cooperation: Both Mezouar and Kerry were very pleased by the results of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit held in Marrakech in November 2014. They talked about ways to promote entrepreneurship in Morocco. Both parties accentuated the importance of the U.S. and Morocco’s support for the sixth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit that was held last year in Kenya.


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JOINT STATEMENT OF THE THIRD SESSION OF THE U.S.-MOROCCO STRATEGIC DIALOGUE, cont'd John Kerry congratulated Morocco on its eligibility for the second compact and mentioned the growth that the compact is going to offer the Moroccan people in the upcoming years. The Minister and the Secretary welcomed the progress that Morocco is undertaking on the level of renewable energy and stressed Morocco’s progress toward its 2020 renewable energy targets, including notable advances in wind and solar power which Morocco has already started its first phase "Noor 1" which will eventually provide 1.1 million people with power and cut carbon emissions by 760,000 tons a year. The Issue of the Western Sahara: The U.S. stands with Morocco’s peaceful and sustainable solution to the Western Sahara question. U.S. policy toward Western Sahara has not changed for years and considers that Morocco’s autonomy plan is serious, realistic, and credible, and that it represents a potential approach that could satisfy the aspirations

of the people in the Western Sahara. Engagement in Africa: John Kerry applauded Morocco for its leadership in promoting understanding, human development and economic prosperity within Africa. The two countries will try to ensure security, stability and economic growth in Africa through a comprehensive plan to provide food security, access to energy and protection of religious identity. The minister emphasized Morocco’s commitment to increase trade and business within Africa through the enhancement of south-south cooperation. John Kerry congratulated Morocco on the decision to organize and host the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which wil be held in Marrakesh in November 2016. Source: www.state.gov


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AMCHAM SUPPORTS THE U.S. MOROCCO BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE IN ATLANTA

Walter Siouffi, president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Morocco

More than 200 business leaders and government representatives from the U.S. and Morocco convened at Coca-Cola headquarters in Atlanta on October 13, 2015 for the second annual U.S.-Morocco Trade and Investment Forum. The Forum organized by the Moroccan Embassy in Washington D.C. aims to promote investments, trade and partnership opportunities between Moroccan and U.S. companies in areas of Energy, Aeronautics, Automotive, Water Management, Banking and Financial Services. The event follows 2014 forum in Dallas with the objective of promoting Morocco's growing importance as a hub for U.S. companies considering to invest and expand in Morocco and the greater north, west and subSaharan Africa zone. The conference builds on the success of the U.S.-Morocco Free Trade Agreement that went into effect in 2006, as well as the U.S.Morocco Strategic Dialogue launched in 2012. The American Chamber of Commerce in Morocco’s (AmCham Morocco) President and General Manager of Citibank Maghreb, Walter Siouffi, moderated the Plenary Session on “Doing Business in Morocco”. The panel included his excellency Mamoune Bouhdoud, Minister of Small and Medium Enterprises as well as the Honorable Marcus Jadotte, Assistant Secretary for Industry and Analysis, U.S. Department of

Commerce International Trade Administration, Mr. Said Ibrahimi, CEO of Moroccan Financial Board of Casablanca Finance City, Mr. Othman Kotari, the Managing Director and Head of Investment Department, and AmCham member Geert Broos, General Manager of North and Equatorial Africa, Coca Cola. The discussions highlighted the well-defined and well-orchestrated sectorial plans rolled out by the Moroccan government over the past 15 years that are seeing a steady increase in FDI from U.S companies and other global players in the automotive and aeronautics sectors among others. Morocco’s excellent infrastructure was ranked the 1rt in North Africa and third in the continent in the 2015 World Economic Forum’s “Global Competitive Index “. The rapid rise of the Casablanca Finance City in attractiveness reached 42nd place this year out of 82 cities ranked in the Global Financial Centres Index with several U.S. companies already licensed and operating. The need to build awareness of the Moroccan platform to U.S. SMEs was also highlighted given the competitive edge Morocco can offer to help them access the European and African markets in addition to creating more B2B opportunities for Moroccan and U.S. companies to engage in business dialogues.

Rachad Bouhlal, Moroccan Ambassador to the United States


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MOROCCO- U.S. FREE TRADE AGREEMENT On June 15, 2004 Morocco and the United States signed a Free Trade Agreement that aims to encourage international trade between the two nations. The agreement, which entered into force on January 1, 2006, seeks to encourage the exchange of goods and services without the hurdle of trade barriers that restrict commerce. The United States-Morocco FTA is a comprehensive agreement that supports the significant economic and political reforms that Morocco enjoys. On January 1, 2015, Morocco and the United States both eliminated their remaining tariffs on eligible industrial imports. Sectors like Motor Vehicles,

Infrastructure Machinery and Rubber are now dutyfree. • Morocco is currently the 63rd largest export market for U.S. goods. • In 2014, U.S. goods exports to Morocco were $ 2.1 billion and U.S. imports from Morocco were $991 million. • The U.S. goods surplus with Morocco was $1.1 billion in 2014. • The stock of U.S. FDI in Morocco was $599 in 2013.

U.S Trade in Goods with Morocco

3000 2500 2000 Exports million U.S.$ Imports

1500 1000 500 0

2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015

2015: U.S. Trade with Morocco Month

Exports (Millions of US $)

Imports (Millions of US $)

Imports (Millions of US $)

January 2015

202.3

68.9

133.4

February 2015

162.1

99.6

62.5

March 2015

159.0

103.5

55.5


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MOROCCO- U.S. FREE TRADE AGREEMENT, cont'd Month

Exports (Millions of US $)

Imports (Millions of US $)

Imports (Millions of US $)

April 2015

211.5

165.2

46.3

May 2015

148.7

60.7

88.0

June 2015

86.4

60.4

26.0

July 2015

124.9

51.0

73.9

August 2015

100.3

72.8

27.5

September 2015

107.6

131.8

-24.2

October 2015

70.3

58.3

12.0

November 2015

96.5

59.1

37.3

December 2015

138.7

78.9

59.8

TOTAL

1,608.4

1,010.5

597.9

Top 10 states exporting to Morocco State

Total exports to Morocco

Texas

$ 888,759,022

West Virginia

$ 190,483,521

Louisiana

$ 152,785,614

California

$ 148,853,479

Virginia

$ 113,653,209

Atlanta

$ 71,267,896

Florida

$ 39,881,349

Illinois

$ 38,598,385

Michigan

$ 37,263,960

New Jersey

$ 29,304,943


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MOROCCO- U.S. FREE TRADE AGREEMENT, cont'd U.S. trade balance with Morocco

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Membre de Junior Achievement Worldwide, leader mondial en matière d’éducation à l’entreprenariat depuis 1919, INJAZ Al-Maghrib est une association reconnue d’utilité publique, créée en 2007 sous l’impulsion du Groupe SNI, qui a pour vocation de stimuler l’esprit d’initiative et de développer les compétences entrepreneuriales des jeunes marocains à travers l’implication de l’entreprise dans l’enseignement public.


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SECOND MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE COMPACT WITH MOROCCO MCC and other governmental agencies will be releasing funds accordingly to ensure a fruitful implementation of the funding. Getting the right people and strategy are highly prioritized in this compact to ensure its success, for this reason, MCC and the Moroccan government are expected to make a public announcement of their strategy during this year. Project/Activity

Estimated Beneficiaries

After the first Millennium Challenge Corporation compact, Morocco was deemed eligible for a second compact in 2013 after a successful completion of a $698 million compact, which entered into force in September 2008 and was implemented during a 6-year period.

1.1 Secondary Education

1,744,100

1.2 Workforce Development

275,000

2.1 Governance

N/A

On April 14, 2016, the Government of Morocco and the Millennium Challenge Corporation signed the second cooperation program, which totalled 450 million USD. The second compact was signed by the head of Government Abdelilah Benkirane and MCC Chief Executive Officer, Dana Hyde, at a ceremony held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation in Rabat. The second compact will focus on two projects, education and training for employability and land productivity.

2.2 Rural Land

81,500

2.3 Industrial Land

96,300

The goal of this Compact is to reduce poverty through economic growth in Morocco. MCC’s assistance will be provided in a manner that strengthens good governance and economic freedom.

With this signing, Morocco will commence the implementations of the already set up goals with 21.4 millions that will be spent on financial management, staffing, offices, equipment, labor force and research. Over a twenty-years period commencing at entry into force, more than 490 thousand households (approximately 2.2 million people) are expected to benefit from the Program, as detailed below: Detailed information can be found on the Millennium Challenge's website.


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U.S. INVESTMENT IN MOROCCO U.S. Investments in Figures

• 150 companies. • 100 distributors of major U.S. brands. • 100,000 direct and indirect jobs.

• 2 billion US dollars of investment. • Strong commitment to community development and Corporate Social Responsibility values.

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Major Sectors in the Moroccan Market Targeted by U.S. Investors Automobile Aeronautics Education Electronics Freight/Transport and Logistics. IT/Off shoring Mining

Successful Moroccan exports to the U.S. market Textile and Apparel Benitex Children Underwear Aryans Jeans Le Petit Poussin Children Clothes Somitex Communion clothes

Food Oils Star Olive Olive Oil Dari Couspate Couscous Sicopa Olives Salvema Prepared Food

Personal Care and Sanitary Products. Pharmaceutical Food & Beverages Security. Textiles Tourism Franchises

Marble and Zellij Ait Manos Tales Manar Marbre Fossilized marble

Handcraft Zid Zid Kids Handcrafted products

Natural Cosmetics Souss Saffron Argan oil Azbane Argan based products


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List of U.S. Companies in Morocco • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

3M Maroc Accenture AIG Morocco American Express Anixter Morocco Arrow Avis (Scal Avis) Avon Beauty Products Axalta Coating Systems Boeing Corporation Boomerang Ogilvy & Mather Brink’s Maroc Bristol-Myers Squibb Brookstone Partners Budget Cargill Maroc Carlson Wagon-Lit Travel Carrier (Ventec Morocco) Casablanca American School Casablanca Harley-Davidson Caterpilar (Sporflex International) Caterpillar (Tractafric) CBRE Century 21 Maroc CFAO Motors Maroc Chilis (Multi Food Group S.A) Cisco Systems Citibank Coca Cola Export Corporation Colgate Palmolive Colony Capital CMCP International Cummins North Africa Regional Office Curves DellS.A.S. Deloitte & Touche Delphi Automotive DHL Dollar Rent a Car Dominos Pizza (HEA) Dow Chemical Du Pont de Nemours Morocco SAS Eaton Power Quality Eli-Lilly Ernst & Young Federal Express Ford Motor Company (SCAMA) Fruit of the Loom Textile General Electric International, Inc. George Washington Academy GIS North Africa Morocco Global Network Systems (GNS) Greif Packaging Guess Hertz Maroc Hewlett-Packard Hilton Garden Inn Hyatt Regency Hotel Casablanca Haworth I.B.M. Maroc Idex-Pharm (Maphar) Intel

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International Underwear Jacob Delafon Jacobs Engineering Johnson & Johnson Morocco Jones lang laSalle Maroc Juniper Networks Maroc Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Kosmos Energy Morocco KPMG Leo Burnett (AdCom/D’Arcy) Manpower Marrakech American School Mars Morocco McDonalds (First Restaurant International) Merck Sharp & Dohme Méridien (Starwood Hotels) Microsoft Maroc Midas MTDS MINCO Products Mondelez Maroc Motorola Maroc NCR Maroc New Balance Nike (Benyben Succursale) Office1 Superstore (INCR Service) Oracle Otis Maroc Pfizer Laboratories Philip Morris Services Pizza Hut (Mawarid Marocaine) Polydesign Systems Powerex Pricewaterhouse Coopers Procter & Gamble North West Africa Rabat American School Radioshack Ramada Global Hospitality Rockwell Automation Samsonite SCJ Wax Starwood Hotels Simmons Maroc Sinfa SA/Clarcor Sothebys (Moroccan Real Estate Brokerage Services) Stain Glass Overlay Steelcase Strafor Sunlight Power Maroc Tate & Lyle Morocco Terre Resort & SPA (Octogone Hotels) TGI Friday’s The American School of Tangier Tiffany & Co. Tommy Hilfiger United Parcel Services (UPS) Valmont Maroc Visteon Wall Street Institute Walsman & Associates Western Union FSI Whirlpool Young & Rubicam


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MEMBERS OF THE AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN MOROCCO A. Lazrak Immobilier www.lazrak.ma Business Activity: Real estate

American Express Cards www.americanexpress.com Business Activity: Cards and travel related services

AB Law Firm & Partners www.abavocats.ma Business Activity: litigation, tax and legal advisory in relation with the Moroccan matters

American University of Leadership, PIIMT www.aulm.us and www.piimt.us Business Activity: American & Moroccan higher education

AC Nielsen www.nielsen.com/ma Business Activity: Performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers watch and buy

AmeriSource Group (Nevo Technologies and AmeriSource Consulting) www.nevotechnologies.com Business Activity: International business development & facilitation

African Reinsurance Brokers (ARB) www.arb-assurance.com Business Activity: Insurance and Reinsurance brokerage

Ameroc Export Inc. www. Ameroc-export.com Business Activity: Trade company, exclusive distributor worldwide of MITCO industrial

AIG Morocco www.aig.com Business Activity: Insurance Aims International Morocco www.aims.ma Business Activity: Executive search, talent acquisition & talent management Aixor www.aixor.com Business Activity: Investment holding company Al Baraka Pelagic www.albarakapelagic.com Business Activity: Frozen & fresh fish, canned fish ALF et Elevage Chtouka Business Activity: Poultry, hatching and feed meal Alliances Developpement Immobilier www.alliances.co.ma Business Activity: Property & real estate promotion Alpha Assurances Business Activity: Insurance (all types) Amal of Beverly Hills www.amalof beverlyhills.com Business Activity: Designing uniforms for luxury hotels & resorts and airplane staff American Academy Morocco www.americanacademy-casablanca.com. Business Activity: School

Amideast www.amideast.org/Morocco Business Activity: Training and testing; information and services for studies in the U.S.A. Amys & Softwave cff Group www.amysgroup.com Business Activity: Beauty care, fabric & home care manufacturing and trading Arab Bank PLC Morocco www.arabbank.ma Business Activity: Bank Aradé Cosmetics Business Activity: Cosmetic products Argalista/Annees Lumières www.argalista.ma Business Activity: Natural cosmetics Argania Universel Commerce www.moroccothuya.com www.moroccanzellige.com Business Activity: Handcraft, organic argan oil and Moroccan organic cosmetics ARYAN’S Business Activity: Sportswear manufacturer Arzak Seeds Trade Business Activity: Import, repacking and distribution of agrochemicals and seeds


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MEMBERS OF THE AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN MOROCCO, cont'd Association Professionnelle des Sociétés de Bourse www.apsb.org.ma Business Activity: Moroccan professional brokers Asterlab Advisors Morocco sarl www.asterlabllc.com Business Activity: Advisory services and commercial due diligence for private equity investors in Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as fortune 100 companies operating or expanding in this region. Atlas Pro Industry www.atlascarebeauty.com Business Activity: Green skin beauty Atlas Veterinaire www.atlasvet.com Business Activity: Manufacturing of veterinary medicines and rest, member of villaged farms group

Ben Hadj Frères Business Activity: Manufacturer of paint & resin Bennani & Associés LLP www.bennaniassocies.com Business Activity: Law firm Best Language Centers Privé www.wallstreetenglish.ma Business Activity: Professional English training (Wall Street English Brand) BMCE (Banque Marocaine du Commerce Extérieur) www.bmcebank.ma Business Activity: Bank BMCE Capital Bourse Business Activity: Brokerage company, advisory, financial Market and trading

Atlas Voyages www.atlasvoyages.com Business Activity: Travel agency and tour operator

BMCI AM (BMCI Asset Management) www.bmci.ma/asset-management Business Activity: Asset management

Atretis www.atretis.com Business Activity: Weaving

Boeing International Corporation (Turky/North Africa Branch) www.boeing.com Business Activity: Aerospace company and the leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems

Attijariwafa Bank www.attijariwafabank.com Business Activity: Bank Axalta Coating Systems www.axaltacoatingsytems.com Business Activity: Paint provider Baker & McKenzie www.bakeremckenzie.com Business Activity: Law firm Bank Al Amal www.bankalamal.ma Business Activity: Financing BBA Travel www.bbatravel.com Business Activity: Tourism, incentive, tour operator, business travel BCP (Banque Centrale Populaire) www.gbp.ma Business Activity: Bank Bedel www.bedel-maroc.com Business Activity: Worldwide moving & forwarding

Bourchanin & Cie Business Activity: Distribution of food products Bourse de Casablanca www.casablanca-bourse.com Business Activity: Stock exchange Brink’s Maroc www.brinks-maroc.com Business Activity: Funds and value transport Brookstone Partners www.brookstonepartners.com Business Activity: Private equity firm Bureau Francis LeFebvre www.cms-bfl.com Business Activity: Law firm (business and labor law, tax for corporate and personal. C&O Marketing www.c-o-marketing.com Business Activity: Market research firm


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MEMBERS OF THE AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN MOROCCO, cont'd Cabinet Abdellatif El Quortobi Business Activity: Accounting, auditing, recruitment, consulting and tax services

Chevron Morocco Exploration Ltd. www.chevron.com Business Activity: Gas and oil exploration

Cadex www.cadex.ma Business Activity: Explosives and mining equipment

Chimipro www.telecontact.ma/clt/Chimipro Business Activity: Water maintenance (Distributor of GE Water products)

Can-Pack Morocco sarl www.canpack.eu Business Activity: Production and sales of aluminum cans for beverage industry; 33 cl and 25 cl sizes Capital Experts Fahd & Co www.capitalexpertsonline.com Business Activity: Accounting, tax consulting, auditing, Moroccan business law consulting, bankruptcy Cargill Maroc www.cargill.com Business activity: Agribusiness, cereals Carlson Wagon-Lit Travel www.carlsonwagonlit.com/en/countries/ma Business Activity: Tour and travel agency CBI www.cbi.ma Business Activity: Telecoms, systems, security, software and desktop publishing CBRE sarl www.cbre.ma Business Activity: Valuation, advisory, agency, building consultancy, property management and capital markets CDG (La Caisse de Dépôt et de Gestion) www.cdg.ma Business Activity: Bank CDG Capital www.cdgcapital.ma Business Activity: Investment bank Chep Maroc www.chep.com Business Activity: Supply chain, Equipment pooling CEMA-Bois de l'Atlas www.cema-atlas.com Business Activity: Wooden board manufacturer CGI (Companie Générale Immobilière) www.cgi.ma Business Activity: Real estate

Ciments du Maroc www.cimentsdumaroc.com Business Activity: Cement manufacturer Cisco Morocco www.cisco.com Business Activity: Facilate Cisco products sales Citibank www.citigroup.com/citi/ Business Activity: Bank Coca Cola Export Corporation www.coca-cola.ma Business Activity: Soft drinks Coface Services Maghreb www.coface.ma Business Activity: Business information, debt collection Colgate Palmolive Business Activity: Soaps, cleansers, cosmetics and personal care products Colorado www.colorado.ma Business Activity: Manufacturing and distribution of paints, coatings and vanishes Comicom www.comicom.ma Business Activity: Marketing of tractors Cooper Pharma www.cooperpharma.ma Business Activity: Manufacturer, importer and distributor of pharmaceutical products Creative Associates International www.creativeassociatesinternational.com Business Activity: International development consulting services; education, workforce development, economic growth. Cummins North Africa Regional Office www.cummins.com Business Activity: Providing marketing, training and logistics support to their distributors in the region


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MEMBERS OF THE AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN MOROCCO, cont'd Dalia Air www.daliaair.com Business Activity: Private Jets

Domaines Agricoles Benzit Business Activity: Producer and exporter of fresh fruits (peaches, nectarines, avocados)

Dar Ad-Damane www.dardamane.ma Business Activity: Financing

Dow Chemical Morocco www.dow.com Business Activity: Chemical manufacturer

Dari Couspate www.couscousdari.com Business Activity: Manufacture of pasta and cousous

DuPont OCP Operations Consulting www.ocpgroup.ma Business Activity: Consulting in safety, operational efficiencies, environment management, and process technologies

Dell S.A.S. www.dell.com Business Activity: Business center for Dell products Delphi Automotive Systems Maroc www.delphi.com Business Activity: production of automotive vehicles Delphi Packard Tanger Business Activity: Wiring harness DHL Maroc www.dhl-ma.com Business Activity: Express mail services Diana Holding www.dianaholding.com Business Activity: Promoting investments, acquiring and managing real estate values Dimatit www.dimatit.com Business Activity: Plastic industry (PVC, HDPE and PP pipes, green house films for agriculture and micro irrigation pipes, PVC profiles for windows and industrial wrapping films DIORH www.diorh.com Business Activity: Consulting, recruitment, and training Diversam Comaral sa www.comaral.com Business Activity: Leader in Moroccan market in the field of decorative candles and wax

EACCE (Etablissement Autonome Contrôle et de Coordinations des Exportations) www.eacce.org.ma Business Activity: Quality control and coordination of food exportation Eco Medias (l’Economiste) www.leconomiste.com Business Activity: Press edition broad casting EEC (Executive Education Center of AUI) www.eec.ma Business Activity: Executive MBA Eigenvalue www.eigenvalue.ma Business Activity: Consulting company specialized in market research, polls and big data Eli-Lilly (Suisse) sa www.lilly.ch Business Activity: Pharmaceuticals Entreprise Global Business Solutions-EGBS www.egbs.ma Business Activity: Logistics & supply chain management: consulting, technologies and outsourcing EPEGA www.epega.ma Business Activity: General broker of insurance, reinsurance and credit operations

DK Partners Maroc Business Activity: Audit, accounting, tax and legal services, advisory services

Ernst & Young et Associés www.ey.com/global/content.nsf/Morocco_F/Home Business Activity: Accounting, auditing, consulting and tax services

Domaine ELBOURA www.elboura.com Business Activity: Producer & exporter of citrus fruits

Ets. Max Assidon www.assidon.ma Business activity: Automobile spare parts


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MEMBERS OF THE AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN MOROCCO, cont'd Euler Hermes Acmar www.eulerhermes.com Business Activity: Credit insurance

FranklinCovey Maroc www.franklincoveymaroc.com Business Activity: Global consulting and training company

Eurolux Business Activity: Import and distribution of lighting appliances

Fromageries Bel Maroc Business Activity: Food (processed cheese)

Exchanges & Communication s.a. www.exchanges.co.ma Business Activity: Importer of English-language educational material

Fromagerie Italienne (Fromital) www.fromital.com Business Activity: Manufacturer of cheese and other dairy products

Experience Morocco Insights www.experiencemorocco.com Business Activity: Build bridges between the United States and Morocco through a variety of businesses

Fronesis www.fronesis.co Business Activity: Cosmetics supply chain

Fidab Law Firm www.fidab.ma Business Activity: Law firm providing legal tax and financial services Fidaoc Grant Thornton www.fidarocgt.com Business Activity: Auditing, financial and strategic consultancy Finetti sarl www.finetti.ma Business Activity: Production of confectionary and chocolate First Rest International Business Activity: Fast-food restaurant (McDonald's) First Solar Morocco sarl www.firstsolar.com Business Activity: Manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) solar modules, and a premier provider of comprehensive PV solar systems Fivory Natpharm www.fivory-natpharm.com Business Activity: Natural & organic cosmetics products Food & Goods Distribution www.novatis-group.com Business Activity: Distribution of heath and hygienic products Fraikech AssociĂŠs www.fraikechassocies.com Business Activity: Law firm

Fruit of the Loom Textile Business activity: Garments and textiles Gamacom www.gamacom.ma Business Activity: Telecommunication, security and electricity GBen Associates Business Activity: Investment fund targeting sectors with high growth potential. Invested in newberry outlet, mall.. General Development Holding Business Activity: Holding General Electric International Inc. www.ge.com Business Activity: Power systems, electrical systems, appliances, aircraft engines, lighting, and medical systems George Washington Academy www.gwa.ac.ma Business Activity: Education Geoso www.geoso.fr Business Activity: Managing types of trial in relocation and offshoring, specialist in BPO offshoring insurance Globitrans sarl Business Activity: Freight forward , customs brokerage and consulting Gold Cosmetic Business Actvity: Manufacturing of natural cosmetic products


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MEMBERS OF THE AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN MOROCCO, cont'd Gourri Transit Business Activity: Transit Gras Savoye Maroc www.grassavoye.ma Business Activity: Consalting, placement, insurance and reinsurance Green Sahara Furniture, Inc. www.greensaharafurniture.com Business Activity: Manufacturer of uniquely-designed, handcrafted furniture product lines; also custom work, including furniture, cabinetry, doors, and architectural millwork for the US and Moroccan markets Greif Packaging www.greif.com Business Activity: Industrial packaging Groupe Aceca www.groupeaceca.com Business Activity: Insurance Groupe AFMA www.afma.ma Business Activity: Insurance Groupe Benkirane Business Activity: Holding company (fishing, agribusiness, real estate) Groupe Cartier Saada www.cartiersaada.com Business Activity: Exporter of canned olives and apricots

HB Law Firm www.bhlaw.ma Business Activity: Business lawyers HBF Training & Knowledge www.hbftraining.com Business Activity: Training and consulating Herbex Maroc www.herbex.ma Business Activity: Packaging green and black tea, producing medicinal herbs Herbpharma www.herbpharma.com Business Activity: Manufacture of food supplements and herbal cosmetic products Hightech Payment Systems www.hps.ma Business Activity: Electronic payment systems development & maintenance, including consulting, audit, training and project management services Hill International Morocco www.hillintl.com Business Activity: Construction consulting services Hilton Garden Inn Tanger City Center www.hilton.com Business Activity: Hospitality services Holmarcom Business Activity: Holding

Groupe CMCP (International Paper) www.internationalpaper.com Business Activity: Corrugated packaging and cartonboard

Hyatt Regency Casablanca www.casablanca.regency.hyatt.com Business Activity: Hotel

Groupe Ecomed www.ecomed.ma Business Activity: Waste management

IBM Maroc www.ibm.com Business Activity: IT sector; computer hardware, software and services

Groupe Walili d’Investissement www.residencewalili.com Business Activity: Property promotion Hajji & AssociÊs www.ahlo.ma Business Activity: Law Firm Hamzi Law Firm www.hlf.ma Business Activity: International business law

IIHEM (International Institute of Higher Education) www.iihem.ac.ma Business Activity: Higher education in business administration and engineering (BAC +5) Imediart www.imediart.ma Business Activity: Communication agency


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MEMBERS OF THE AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN MOROCCO, cont'd Induver www.induver.net Business Activity: Development and production of safety glass for the automotive industry and windows panes for the building and others industries Injaz Al Maghrib www.injaz-morocco.org Business Activity: NGO (Education support) Innovative Dental Solutions www.innovativedentalsolutions.pro Business Activity: Importation of dental products Institute for Leadership and Communication StudiesILCS www.ilcs.ac.ma Business Activity: Bachelor and master degree in communication and marketing, advertising, journalism, public relations, management and leadership or in translation International Duty Free Shops Business activity: Duty-free sales Investour Business Activity: Holding Itqane ere www.itqane.com Business Activity: Manufacture of indoor furniture Jacob Delafon Morocco www.jacobdelafon.com/Morocco Business Activity: Sanitary products Jacobs Engineering SA (JESA) www.jacobs.com Business Activity: Professional services for engineering, procurement, construction management and project/ program management for a wide variety of facilities and infrastructure. Johnson & Johnson Morocco Business Activity: Personal care and hygienic products Jones Lang LaSalle Maroc www.joneslanglasalle.ma Business Activity: Industry leader in providing corporate real estate services for developers and investors Kasbah d’Argane www.kasbahdargane.ma Business Activity: Producer of organic cosmetic products

Kenzi Tower Hotel www.kenzi-hotels.comBusiness Activity: Hotel Kettani Law Firm www.kettlaw.com Business Activity: Law firm Kosmos Energy Morocco www.kosmosenergy.com Business Activity: Oil & gas exploration KPMG www.kpmg.com Business Activity: Accounting, auditing, consulting, and tax services La Maison du Sauna Business Activity: Sauna equipment & accessories Laboratoires Bories www.laboratoires-bories.com Business Activity: Manufacturing, distribution and sales of cosmetics products Laboratoires Pharma 5 www.pharma5.ma Business Activity: Development, manufacturing, distribution, import and export of generic pharmaceutical products Lalla De Moulati www.lallademoulati.fr Business Activity: Textile accessories and graphic paper brand Laprophan www.laprophan.ma Business Activity: Pharmaceuticals Laureate Somed Education Holding www.uic-ac.ma Business Activity: Higher Education (UniversitĂŠ International de Casablanca Le Chemin Vert www.lecheminvert.ma Business Activity: School Lear Automotive Morocco www.lear.com Business Activity: Trim covers, head rest foam injection, wire harnesses for automotive industry


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MEMBERS OF THE AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN MOROCCO, cont'd Lefevre Pelletier et Associés Maroc www.lpalaw.com Business Activity: Law firm specialized in banking & finance, capital market, real estate, construction, corporate, mergers & acquisitions Les Ateliers AM www.ateliers-am.com Business Activity: Electromectronic maintenance: alternator, electric engines, power transformer Les Conserves de Meknès-AICHA www.aicha.com Business Activity: Canned food (Concentrated tomato paste, jams, olives, pasta sauces, tajine sauces, condiments, capers, seed oil, olive and argan oil, truffles. Les Eaux Minérales d’Oulmès www.oulmes.ma Business Activity: Production, bottling and distribution of mineral waters (Oulmès, Sidi Ali) Lesieur Cristal www.Lesieur-cristal.ma Business Activity: Crushing the oil seeds, refining and packing edible oils, natural soap Liferay Morocco www.liferay.com Business Activity: Portal software and services Lixia Capsia Gestionis www.lixcap.com Business Activity: International advisory, management and development consulting firm LMI Maroc www.lmi-maroc.com Business Activity: Personal and organization development Maghreb Steel www.maghrebsteel.ma Business Activity: Manufacturing of steel coils and panel sándwich Manas Development Group www.manasdevelopment.org/corporate-training Business Activity: MDG designs, builds and delivers technical management and leadership training programs Maroc Leasing www.marocleasing.com Business Activity: Leasing

Maroclear www.maroclear.com Business Activity: Central securities depository Marsa Maroc www.sodep.co.ma Business Activity: Port management Mawarid Marocaine Business Activity: Fast-food restaurant (Pizza Hut) Mazars Audit et Conseil www.mazars.ma Business Activity: Auditing and accounting services, legal, tax, financial consultancy, corporate and management consulting. Mediclim Business Activity: Importer of air conditioning and refrigeration spare parts Mentor Graphics Morocco www.mentor.com Business Activity: Consultant, exporter, service, information technology, software development. Microsoft Maroc www.microsoft.com/northafrica Business Activity: Computer software Modaline Holding www.modaline.com Business Activity: Textiles industry Mondelez Maroc www.mondelezinternational.com Business Activity: Production and marketing of food products Monitor Deloitte Maroc www.deloitte.com Business Activity: Financial and tax due diligence, consulting in strategy and financial advisory Moroccan Organic www.argapur.com Business Activity: Argan oil products Moroccan Souk www.moroccansouk.org Business Activity: Sell of organic and natural beauty cosmetics (Argan oil, barbary fig seed oil, rhassoul, sabon beldi), and handmade artisanal jewelry MSD (Merck Sharp & Dohme) www.merck.com Business Activity: Pharmaceuticals


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MEMBERS OF THE AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN MOROCCO, cont'd MTDS (Morocco Trade and Development Services) www.mtds.com Business Activity: Telecommunications, Internet services, management consulting services Multi Food Group sa www.chilismaroc.com Business Activity: Franchisee of: Chilis restaurants, Fauchon Paris & Papa Johns NABC (Nord Africa Bottling Company) Business Activity: Bottler of Coca-Cola Nador Céréales sarl www.elmaddarsi.com Business Activity: Import and export and merchandising of commodities (Grains) Nectarome www.nectarome.com Business Activity: Natural cosmetics, wellness and aromatherapy products New Zealand Milk Products Morocco Business Activity: Import and distribution of various products Novatis www.novatis-group.com Business Activity: FMCG, Personal & home care Novec www.novec.ma Business Activity: Engineering consulting company Oggi Food International Business Activity: Import of oggi cheese, confectionery and raw material. Olive Branch Tours www.olivebranchtours.com Business Activity: Travel agency and tour operator OMP (Omnium Marocain de Pêche) Business Activity: Fishing ONP (Office National des Pêches) www.onp.ma Business Activity: Development of small scale and coastal ficheries, organization of trade fishery products and the management of the fishing ports and fishermen villages Open Logistics sarl www.openlogistics.co, www.open-logistics.com Business Activity: International shipping

Oracle www.oracle.com Business Activity: Software Oriental Group www.group-oriental.com Business Activity: Production & exportation of argan oil cosmetic products Oulamine Law Group www.oulaminelegal.com Business Activity: A multidisciplinary law firm with an emphasis on business and corporate law Petrole du Maghreb www.petrom.ma Business Activity: Import & distribution of petroleum and chemical products Pfizer Laboratories www.pfizer.com Business Activity: Pharmaceuticals Pharmaceutical Institute www.phi.ma Business Activity: Import, distribution and manufacture of pharmaceutical products Philip Morris Maroc www.pmi.com Business Activity: Trademark licensee of U.S. tobacco brands, L&M Chesterfield, Philip Morris Plastima www.plastima.com Business Activity: Transformation of plastic materials Polydesign Systems www.polydesignsystems.com Business Activity: Manufacturing of interior trim parts for the automotive industry Powerex Morocco www.pwrx.com Business Activity: Power semi-conductors design and assembly PR Media www.prmedicom.com Business Activity: Public relations agency affiliated to American Group Hill & Knowlton Presence Interactive sarl www.presenceinteractive.com Business Activity: Internet marketing and technology services


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MEMBERS OF THE AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN MOROCCO, cont'd Price Waterhouse www.pwc.fr Business Activity: Accounting, auditing, consulting and tax services Procter & Gamble North West Africa www.pg.ma/index1.php Business Activity: Cleaning products, soaps, detergents, food products Proteco Business Activity: Agrochemicals products, fertilizers and seeds Pullman Mazagan Royal Golf & SPA www.pullmanhotels.com/www.accorhotels.com Business Activity: Hotel Real Travel Service www.rts.co.ma Business Activity: Travel agency

Scandinavian Auto Maroc www.volvocars.ma Business Activity: Exclusive importer of Volvo cars Scasco Assurances www.scascoassurances.com Business Activity: insurance SDCC sa (Société de Distribution de Carburants et Combustibles) www.sdcc.ma Business Activity: Distribution of petroleum products Setexam www.setexam.com Business Activity: Agar-Agar (Medicinal herbs & plants) Sevenseas Marine Supplies Business Activity: General ship supplier (shipchandler) and Import & export

Richbond Business Activity: Mattresses, sponges, weaving

Simmons Maroc www.simmons.ma Business activity: Mattresses

Royal Air Maroc www.royalairmaroc.com Business Activity: Airline

SITI www.siti-tea.com Business Activity: Tea and infusion

S’Tours Voyages www.stoursvoyages.com Business Activity: Tourism, incentive, tour operator, business travel

SLM Pharma sarl www.snergic-aroma.com Business Activity: Aromatherapy natural cosmetic

Saaidi Hdid Consultants www.saaidihdid.com Business Activity: Auditing, consulting, tax services

SMAC www.smac.ma Business Activity: Holding

Saham Assurance www.sahamassurance.ma Business Activity: Insurance

SNI www.ona.ma Businesss Activity: Mining, agro-industry, distribution, finance activities, new growth activities and holding

Samir www.samir.ma Business Activity: Oil refining

Société Bernitex Business Activity: Apparel

Savola Morocco www.savola.com Business Activity: Edible oil Scal Avis www.avis.ma Business Activity: Car rental SCAMA Business Activity: Automobiles, trucks and related parts

Société d’Aménagement Zenata www.zenataecocity.ma Business Activity: Design and land development Société Générale www.sgmaroc.com Business Activity: Bank Société Immobilière Hani Business Activity: Property & real estate promotion, import-export, international negoce


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MEMBERS OF THE AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN MOROCCO, cont'd Société Marocaines des Thés & Infusion-MATHEI www.sultantea.ma Business Activity: Production, importation and exportation of all kind of tea and infusion (Sultan) Société Marocaine Gilmarfer www.gilmar.co.ma Business Activity: Negoce, import of steel products and tiles Société Najm Immobilier Business Activity: Real estate Sodia Business Activity: Automobiles (Chrysler, Daihatsu, Jeep) Somako Hotels Business Activity: Hotel (Argana Agadir) Somed www.somed.ma Business Activity: Holding Soremar Group www.soremar.com Business Activity: Radio and satellite communication, distribution and repair of navigation equipment and marine electronics Sothema www.sothema.ma Business Activity: Pharmaceutical Souss Argane www.soussargane.com Business Activity: Production & exportation of argan oil, sesame, cactus….

Tanger Med Zones www.tangermedzones.com Business Activity: Development & management of free trade zones and activity zones in the northen region of Morocco Taqa North Africa www.taqaglobal.com Business Activity: Energy Tate & Lyle Morocco www.tateandlyle.com Business Activity: Starch & glucose Techniques Science-Santé (T2S) www.t2s.co.ma Business Activity: Import and sale of medical equipment TEMASOL www.sunpowercorp.com Business Activity: Complete photovoltaic solution: EPC, rooftop solutions, ground-mounted solution, off-grid solutions. Highest efficiency modules worldwide. Terre et Terroir www.terreetterroir.com Business Activity: Natural & organic cosmetics products The American School of Marrakech www.asm.ac.ma Business Activity: School The Flying Camel www.mushmina.com Business Activity: The production workshop of the international brand Mushmina.

Souss Saffron www.souss-saffron.com Business Activity: Export of saffron from Taliouine

The MacArthur Company-dba (Global Lights) www.global-lights.ma Business Activity: Change management, strategy human performance & organization consulting, talent acquisition, career development consulting.

STG Maroc (Secure Technologies Group Inc) www.stg.ma Business Activity: Provider of FYNEK solutions to the Moroccan transportation, logistics and insurance industry

The Young Professional Institute www.yp-institute.org Business Activity: Delivery of training programs for academia; complementary training in education, capacity building, corporate training programs

Sumitomo Corporation Business Activity: Trading of construction machinery, tyres spare parts, agricultural pesticides to Morocco

Total Safety Morocco www.totalsafety.com Business Activity: Industrial safety services and solutions worldwide

Tanger Dental Center www.tangerdentalcenter.ma Business Activity: Dentistry


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MEMBERS OF THE AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN MOROCCO, cont'd Tractafric Equipment Maroc (Caterpillar) www.tractafric.co.ma Business Activity: Construction equipment Trans Express Bennani MAS sarl www.trans-express-bennani.com Business Activity: Forwarding company and international transporter Transport & Conseil en Logistique (TCL) www.tcl.ma Business Activity: Forwarding company, customs clearance, trucking, banded warehouse Transworld Protection Group Business Activity: Intellectual property protection services, offering a full range of IP related services to World leading companies in various industries such as IT, Electronics, luxury fashion and automotive Travel Link www.travellink.ma Business Activity: Incoming travel agency Tube & Profil Business Activity: Tubes UGP (Union GĂŠnĂŠrale Pharmaceutique) Business Activity: Distribution of pharmaceutical products Unimer s.a. www.unimergroup.com Business Activity: Manufacture & distribution of canned food (sardines, anchovies, mackerels, tomato, vinegar, pepers and other canned products) Unisystem Group s.a. www.unisystemgroup.com Business Activity: Electronic security, bank protection, networks and data centers, and IT infrastructure Universal Industrial Steel www.uisteel.com Business Activity: Steel rolling mill Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. www.universalweather.com Business Activity: Aircraft trip planning and ground handling Valmont Maroc www.valmontmaroc.com Business Activity: Light pole manufacturer

Vindi II sarl Business Activity: Garment manufacture Visa International Business Activity: Electronic payment Western Union FSI www.westernunion.com Business Activity: Financial services World Voyage www.worldvoyage.net Business Activity: Travel agency, tour operator, incentive & congress Xceed Maroc www.xceedcc.com Business Activity: Contact Center YKK Maroc www.ykkeurope.com Business Activity: Material for fastening system Ynna Holding www.ynna.ma Business Activity: BTP & real estate, industry, tourism, retailers (Grande distribution) Yomar www.yomar.ma Business Activity: Importation & distribution of plastics raw materials Young & Rubicam www.yr.com Business Activity: Advertising


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PROFILE UPDATE ......................................................................................................................................................................... Company Name: ................................................................................................................................................ President/CEO: ......................................................................... E-mail: .......................................................... Director General: ...................................................................... E-mail: .......................................................... Marketing Manager: ................................................................. E-mail: .......................................................... Communication/PR Manager: .................................................. E-mail: .......................................................... Finance Manager: ..................................................................... E-mail: .......................................................... Human Resource Manager: ...................................................... E-mail: .......................................................... Business Development Manager: ............................................. E-mail: .......................................................... Export Manager: ....................................................................... E-mail: .......................................................... Company Address: ............................................................................................................................................ Telephone: .................................................................................. Fax: ............................................................ Website: .............................................................................................................................................................

AMCHAM

MOROCCO THE AMERICAN

CHAMBER OF

AMCHAM 50th ANNIVERSARY PUBLICATION

COMMERCE IN MOROCCO

AMCHAM 50th ANNIVERSARY PUBLICATION


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USEFUL INFORMATION FOR DOING BUSINESS IN MOROCCO Information about various aspects of doing business in Morocco and establishing a company American Chamber of Commerce in Morocco (AmCham) Web site: www.amcham.ma

National Employment Placement Agency (ANAPEC) Web site: www.anapec.org National Tourism Promotion Agency (ONMT) Web site:www.tourisme.gov.ma National Airport Authority (ONDA) Web site: www.onda.ma

Moroccan Investment Development Agency (AMDI) Web site: www.invest.gov.ma

National Telecommunications Regulatory Agency (ANRT) Web site: www.anrt.ma

Moroccan Employers Federation (C.G.E.M.) Web site: www.cgem.ma

National Agency for the Development of Renewable Energy and Energy Eficiency (ADEREE) Email: w.nafi@cder.org.ma

Moroccan Economic Observatory (CMC) Web site: www.conjoncture.ma National Agency for the promotion of Small Businesses (Maroc PME) Web site: www.anpme.ma Regional Investment Center Casablanca (CRI Casablanca) Web site: www.casainvest.ma Regional Investment Center Rabat (CRI Rabat) Web site: www.rabatinvest.ma

Key Moroccan Government Agencies and Infrastructure Projects Customs Agency Web site: www.douane.gov.ma Corruption Observatory (ICPC) Web site: www.icpc.ma Electricity, Water Corporation (ONEE) Web site: www.one.org.ma Fisheries Corporation (ONP) Web site: www.onp.ma Foreign Exchange Authority (Office des Changes) Web site: www.oc.gov.ma Hydrocarbon and Mining Corporation (ONHYM) Web site: www.onhym.com Intellectual and Industrial Property Agency (OMPIC) Web Site: www.ompic.ma Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN) Web site: www.masen.ma

Oil refinery (Samir) Web site: www.samir.ma Phosphates Corporation (OCP) Web site: www.ocpgroup.ma Ports management (Marsa Maroc) Web site: www.marsamaroc.co.ma Railways Corporation (ONCF) Web site: www.oncf.ma Social Security Agency (CNSS) Web site: www.cnss.ma Port of Tanger Med management Agency (TMSA) Web site: www.tmsa.ma Tangier Free Zone Web site: www.tangerfreezone.com Tax Department Web site: www.finances.gov.ma Transportation and Logistics (SNTL) Web site: www.sntl.ma Vocational Training Agency (OFPPT) Web site: www.ofppt.org.ma

Key U.S. Government Agencies U.S. Embassy, Economics Section (Rabat) Tel: 0537 76 22 65 - Fax: 0537 76 39 84 Web site: www.usembassy.ma U.S. Consulate, Economics Section (Casablanca) Tel: 0522 26 45 50 Web site: http://casablanca.usconsulate.gov/


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USEFUL INFORMATION FOR DOING BUSINESS IN MOROCCO, cont'd U.S. Embassy, Agriculture Section Tel: 0537 76 22 65 - Fax: 0537 76 54 93 Web site: http://rabat.usembassy.gov/offices_department/ usda.html U.S. Foreign Commercial Service (FCS) U.S. Consulate Casablanca Tel: 0522 26 45 50 - Fax: 0522 22 02 59 Web site: www.buyusa.gov/Morocco/en/ USAID Tel: 0537 63 20 01 - Fax: 0537 63 20 20 Web site: http://www.usaid.gov/ma/

Association of business women Women entrepreneurs Association (AFEM) Web site: www.afem.ma International Women Forum Morocco Web site: www.iwforum.org

Residency permits Foreign Nationals Registration Office (Brigade du Contrôle des Etrangers) Rabat Tel: 0537 72 70 88

Crédit Agricole www.credit-agricole.fr Citibank Maghreb Web site: www.citigroup.com Crédit Immobilier et Hôtelier (CIH) Web site: www.cih.co.ma Crédit du Maroc Web site: www.cdm.co.ma Société Générale Web site: www.sgmaroc.com Union Marocaine des Banques (UMB) Email: uniba@iam.net.ma

Underwriting Institutions Bank Al Amal Web site: www.baa.ma Dar Ad-Damane Web site: www.dardamane.ma Caisse Centrale de Garantie (CCG) Web site: www.ccg.ma

Foreign Nationals Registration Office (Brigade du Contrôle des Etrangers) Casablanca Tel: 0522 98 98 47

Financial services

Banking, Finance and other

Upline Securities Web site: www.uplinegroup.gbp.ma

Banking Arab Bank Web site: www.arabbank.com Attijariwafa Bank Web site: www.attijariwafabank.com Banque Centrale Populaire (BCP) Web site: www.gbp.ma BMCE Bank Web site: www.e-bmcebank.ma Banque Marocaine pour le Commerce et l'Industrie (BMCI) Web site: www.bmcinet.com Caisse de Dépôt et de Gestion (CDG) Web site: www.cdg.ma

Casablanca Finance Group (CFG) Web site: www.cfgmorocco.com

Casablanca Finance City Web site: www.casablancafinancecity.com

Other Casablanca Stock Exchange Web site: www.casablanca-bourse.com International Finance Corporation (IFC) Web site: www.ifc.org Professional Group of Banks in Morocco (GPBM) Web site: www.gpbm.ma World Bank Representation in Morocco Web site: www.worldbank.org.ma

Import/Export


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USEFUL INFORMATION FOR DOING BUSINESS IN MOROCCO, cont'd Exporting from Morocco Maroc Export Web site: www.marocexport.ma Moroccan Exporters Association (Asmex) Web site: www.asmex.org

George Washington Academy Web site: www.gwa.ac.ma

Hotels, Airlines & Leisure Hotels in Casablanca and Rabat

Foreign Trade Observatory (CNCE) Web site: www.cnce.org.ma

Sheraton Casablanca & Towers Web site: www.sheratoncasablanca.com

Textile and Clothing Industry Association (AMITH) Web site: www.textile.ma

Kenzi Tower Casablanca Web site: www.kenzi-hotels.com

Moroccan Export Testing Agency (EACCE) Web site: www.eacce.org.ma

Le Royal Mansour Méridien Casablanca Web site: www.royalmansour.com

Moroccan Export Insurance Company (Smaex) Web site: www.smaex.com

Hyatt Regency Casablanca www.casablanca.regency.hyatt.com

Cultural Pursuits

Golden Tulip Farah Casablanca Web site: www.goldentulipfarahcasablanca.com

Cultural and academic exchange with the U.S. Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane Web site: www.aui.ma Moroccan-American Commission for Educational and Cultural Exchange Web site: www.macece.org Dar America Web site: www.usembassy.ma American Language Center Casablanca Web site: www.aca.org.ma American Academy Casablanca Web site: www.americanacademy.ma Amideast Web site: www.amideast.org Casablanca American School Web site: www.cas.ac.ma

Palace d’Anfa Web site: www.lepalacedanfa.com Accor Hotels Web site: www.accorhotels.com Riad Salam Casablanca Web site: www.hotel-casablanca-lido.com Idou Anfa Casablanca (4 stars) Web site: www.hotelidouanfa.com Ramada Hotels (4 stars) Web site: www.ramada.com Tour Hassan Méridien Rabat Web site:www.latourhassan.com Villa Mandarine (Rabat) Web site: www.villamandarine.com

Airlines

Rabat American School Web site: www.ras.ma

Royal Air Maroc Web site: www.royalairmaroc.com

American School Marrakech Web site: www.asm.ac.ma/

Qatar Airways Web site: www.qatarairways.com/ma

The American School of Tangier Web site: www.theamericanschooloftangier.com

Air France Web site: www.airfrance.com/ma

Tangier American Legation Web site: www.legation.org

Etihad Airways Web site: www.etihad.com


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USEFUL INFORMATION FOR DOING BUSINESS IN MOROCCO, cont'd Air Arabia Web site: www.airarabia.com/en

Royal Golf Mohammedia Tel: 0523 32 46 56 Fax: 0523 32 11 02

Lufthansa www.lufthansa.com

Royal Golf Dar Es-Salam Rabat Tel: 0537 75 58 64 Fax: 0537 75 76 71

Restaurants

Royal Golf and Resort Benslimane Tel: 0522 27 17 85 Fax: 0522 27 17 79

L’Aéropostale (French cuisine) Tel: 0522 36 02 52 Address: 6 Rue Molière, Casablanca

Royal Golf El Jadida Tel: 0523 35 41 41 to 42 Fax: 0523 35 54 44

Al Mounia (Moroccan cuisine) Tel: 0522 22 26 69 Address: 59 Rue du Prince Moulay Abdellah, Casablanca

Amelkis Marrakech Tel: 0524 40 44 14 Fax: 0524 40 44 15

A Ma Bretagne (French cuisine) Tel: 0522 36 21 12 - 0522 39 79 79 Fax: 0522 94 41 55 Address: Sidi Abderrahmane, Boulevard de la Corniche, Casablanca

AGADIR Web site: www.ccis-agadir.com

Beyrouth (Lebanese restaurant) Tel: 0522 30 87 98 Address: 7 Rue Karatchi, Casablanca Le Cabestan (Fish specialties) Tel: 0522 39 11 90 - Fax: 0522 39 37 55 Address: 90 Route de la Corniche, Casablanca Chez Ernesto (Italian food) Tel: 0522 39 57 48 Address: Rue du Phare, la corniche, Casablanca L’Entrecote (Grill restaurant) Tel: 0522 27 26 74 Address: 78 Avenue Mers Sultan, Casablanca Milasia China (Asian food) Tel: 0522 36 36 77/88 Address: Rue Ahmed Charci, Hippdrome, Racine, Casablanca La Mer (Fish specialties) Tel: 0522 36 12 71 - 0522 36 33 15 Address: Boulevard de la Corniche, El Hank, Casablanca Ryad Zitoun (Moroccan cuisine) Tel: 0522 22 39 27 - 0522 22 48 18 Fax: 0522 27 28 90 Address: 31, Boulevard Rachidi, Casablanca

Golf courses Royal Golf Casablanca-Anfa Tel: 0522 36 10 26 - 0522 36 53 55 Fax: 0522 39 33 74

List of Regional Investment Centers in Morocco (RIC)

Al Hoceima-Taza-Taounate Web site: www.alhoceimainvest.ma Casablanca Web site: www.casainvest.ma Fès-Boulemane Web site: www.crifes.ma Kénitra (Gharb-Chrarda-Beni Hssen) Web site: www.kenitrainvest.ma Laâyoune Web site: www.laayouneinvest.ma Marrakech-Tansift-Alhaouz Web site: www.crimarrakech.ma/ Meknès-Tafilalt Web site: www.meknesinvest.ma Oujda (oriental) Web site: www.orientalinvest.ma Rabat-Salé-Zemmour-Zaër Web site: www.rabatinvest.ma Safi-Doukalla-Abda Web site: www.safi-invest.ma Tadla-Azilal Web site: www.coeurdumaroc.ma


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USEFUL INFORMATION FOR DOING BUSINESS IN MOROCCO, cont'd Tanger-Tetouan Web site: www.investangier.com

Federal Trade Commission Web site: www.ftc.gov

Exporting to the U.S.

International Trade Commission Web site: www.usitc.gov

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Web site: www.usda.gov Animals Division Web site: www.aphis.usda.gov Plants Division Web site: www.aphis.usda.gov Food Safety and Inspection Service Web site: www.fsis.usda.gov Foreign Agricultural Service Web site: www.fas.usda.gov Food and Drug Administration Web site: www.fda.gov Center of Drug Evaluation and Research Web site: www.fda.gov/ora/import Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition Web site: www.fda.gov/AboutFDA/CentersOffices/ OfficeofFoods/CFSAN/ Office of Seafood Web site: www.seafood.nmfs.noaa.gov National Marine sheries service Headquarters Web site: www.nmfs.noaa.gov Southwest Regional Office Web site: www.nmfs.noaa.gov U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Web site: www.cpsc.gov/ Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Web site: www.epa.gov Motor Vehicles Investigation/imports section Web site: www.cbp.gov/trade/basic-import-export/ importing-car U.S. Department of Energy Office Of Codes and Standards Web site: www.ern.doe.gov U.S. Department Of Homeland Security Web site: www.dhs.gov

U.S. Customs and Boarder Protection Agnecy Web site: www.cbp.gov United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) Web site: www.ustda.gov Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Web site: www.opic.gov

Importing from the U.S. Foreign Commercial Service of U.S. Department of Commerce Web site: www.buyusa.gov/Morocco/en/

Investment, financing, feasibility studies Invest in America Web site: www.selectusa.commerce.gov United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) Web site: www.ustda.gov Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Web site: www.opic.gov Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIMBANK) www.eximbank.gov


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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE INTERNATIONAL BUYER PROGRAM 2016 CES® 2016 January 6–9 • Las Vegas, NV • cesweb.org

International Franchise Expo 2016 June 16–18 • New York, NY • ifeinfo.com

The Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show and Conference SHOT Show® January 19–22 • Las Vegas, NV • shotshow.org

Fancy Food Show (Summer) 2016 June 26–28 • New York, NY • specialtyfood.com

International Production & Processing Expo January 26–28 • Atlanta, GA • ippexpo.com

2016 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo July 24–28 • Atlanta, GA • aacc.org

World of Concrete (WOC) 2016 February 2–5 • Las Vegas, NV • worldofconcrete.com

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market August 3–6 • Salt Lake City, UT • outdoorretailer. com

DistribuTECH® Conference and Exhibition February 9–11 • Orlando, FL • distributech.com

International Woodworking Fair August 24–27 • Atlanta, GA • iwfatlanta.com

Progressive Insurance® Miami International Boat Show® February 11–15 • Miami, FL • miamiboatshow. com

Farm Progress Show August 31–September 27 • Boone, IA • farmprogressshow.com

Natural Products Expo West/Engredea 2016 March 10–13 • Anaheim, CA • expowest.com

Solar Power International September12–15 • LasVegas,NV • solarpowerinternational.com

NAB Show® 2016 April 18–21 • Las Vegas, NV • nabshow.com

Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference WEFTEC® 2015 September 24–28 • New Orleans, LA • weftec.org

O shore Technology Conference May 2–5 • Houston, TX • otcnet.org

MINExpo International 2016 September 26–28 • Las Vegas, NV • minexpo.com

The National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show NRA Show® 2016 May 21–24 • Chicago, IL • show.restaurant.org

International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE®) October 8–11 • Las Vegas, NV • ibie2016.org

WasteExpo 2016 June 7–9 • Las Vegas, NV • wasteexpo.com

Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM) 2016 November 25–30 • New York, NY • gnydm.com

InfoComm 2016 June 8–10 • Las Vegas, NV • infocommshow.org


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LIST OF ADVERTIZERS AmCham is very thankful to the advertisers listed hereafter: Alpha Assurances

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American School of Tangier

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American University of Leadership, PIIMT

5

Ameroc Export

15

Argalista

33

Atlas Pro Industry

35

BMCE Bank

12-13

Chevron Morocco

69

Citi Bank

3

Coca Cola

40

Colorado

47

Diana Holding

43

EPEGA

36

Frigo Adnane

55

GWA

49

Hilton Garden Inn Tanger

52

ILCS

45

Injaz Al Maghrib

70

Lixia Capsia Gestionis

9

MacArthur Company

19

MATHE

25

Mediclim

32

Multi Food Group

57

Novatis

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Open Logistics

38

Pfizer Laboratories

7

RAM

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Scal Avis

20

Scasco Assurances

65

Wall Street English

31


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MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORM Company Name: ..................................................................................................................................................................................... President/CEO: ......................................................................... E-mail: ............................................................................................... Director General: ...................................................................... E-mail: ............................................................................................... Marketing Manager: ................................................................. E-mail: ............................................................................................... Communication/PR Manager: .................................................. E-mail: ............................................................................................... Finance Manager: ..................................................................... E-mail: ............................................................................................... Human Resource Manager: ...................................................... E-mail: ............................................................................................... Business Development Manager: ............................................. E-mail: ............................................................................................... Export Manager: ....................................................................... E-mail: ............................................................................................... Company Address: .................................................................................................................................................................................. Telephone: .................................................................................. Fax: ................................................................................................. Website: .................................................................................................................................................................................................. Business activity (please be specific regarding products/services and brands represented): ................................................................. Annual sales (in MOR DH):  Less than 5 millions  Between 5 and 50 millions  More than 50 millions Number of employees: ........................................................................................................................................................................... Do you export to the U.S.:

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 Non

Total export (in MOR DH): ..............

Do you import from the U.S.A:  Yes

 Non

Total import (in MOR DH): ..............

Check the appropriate category:  Subsidiary of a U.S. company  US Franchise  Distributor of a U.S. brand  Branch office  Moroccan company  Non Profit  Individual  Other: .............. Membership Approval: Please complete this form and return it by e-mail to: amcham@amcham.ma Information Disclosure: In respect of the personal data protection law (law 09-08), I hereby authorize the AmCham to use and disclose the information provided by our company in this membership application form. Authorized Signature:________________________________________________________


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