Manufacturing production in Morocco declined 1.2 percent from a year ago in the fourth quarter of 2020 compared to a 2.6 percent decrease the previous quarter. It was the third consecutive decline in industrial activity due to the coronavirus crisis. Steep output decreases were seen for other transport equipment (-47.2 percent); leather and footwear (-21.8 percent); clothing (-18.6 percent); electrical equipment (-17.7 percent) and automotive products (-9.1 percent). Meanwhile output increased for chemicals (12 percent); paper (10.7 percent); pharmaceuticals (6.8 percent); and metals (5.3 percent). Considering full 2020, factory output sank 6.3 percent. source: Haut Commissariat au Plan

Industrial Production in Morocco averaged 2.46 percent from 2000 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 9.40 percent in the first quarter of 2000 and a record low of -21.40 percent in the second quarter of 2020. This page provides - Morocco Industrial Production - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Morocco Manufacturing Production - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2021.

Industrial Production in Morocco is expected to be 1.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production in Morocco to stand at 3.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Morocco Manufacturing Production is projected to trend around 2.60 percent in 2022 and 3.20 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Morocco Manufacturing Production

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.20 -2.60 9.40 -21.40 2000 - 2020 percent Quarterly
NSA, 2015=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-06-15 09:15 AM Q1 0.5% 2.4% 1.3%
2020-09-17 09:45 AM Q2 -21.4% 0.5% -4%
2020-12-14 12:30 PM Q3 -2.6% -21.4% -10%
2021-03-15 07:00 AM Q4 -1.2% -2.6% 3%
2021-06-15 09:15 AM Q1 -1.2%
2021-09-17 09:45 AM Q2
2021-12-14 02:00 PM Q3


News Stream
Morocco Industrial Output Falls at Slower Pace in Q4
Manufacturing production in Morocco declined 1.2 percent from a year ago in the fourth quarter of 2020 compared to a 2.6 percent decrease the previous quarter. It was the third consecutive decline in industrial activity due to the coronavirus crisis. Steep output decreases were seen for other transport equipment (-47.2 percent); leather and footwear (-21.8 percent); clothing (-18.6 percent); electrical equipment (-17.7 percent) and automotive products (-9.1 percent). Meanwhile output increased for chemicals (12 percent); paper (10.7 percent); pharmaceuticals (6.8 percent); and metals (5.3 percent). Considering full 2020, factory output sank 6.3 percent.
2021-03-15
Morocco Factory Output Falls at Record Pace in Q2
Manufacturing production in Morocco plummeted 21.4 percent from a year ago in the second quarter of 2020 compared to a 0.5 percent growth in the previous period. It was the sharpest decline in industrial activity since at least Q1 of 2000, amid the adverse impact of the coronavirus lockdown on supply chains and demand. Steep output decreases were seen for automotive products (-57.1 percent); wood & wood products (-62.5 percent); other transport equipment (-59.6 percent); metallurgical products (-48.3 percent); metallic products (-49.8 percent) and textiles (-44.7 percent).
2020-09-17
Morocco Factory Output Growth Weakest since 2015
Manufacturing production in Morocco increased 0.5 percent from a year ago in the first quarter of 2020, below a 2.4 percent growth in the previous period. It was the smallest rise in industrial activity since the third quarter of 2015, mainly attributable to the Covid-19 pandemic. Output declines in automotive products (-20.3 percent); leather & footwear products (-26.3 percent) and metallurgical products (-14.7 percent) more than offset solid increases in the manufacture of chemicals (8.2 percent); pharmaceuticals (17.5 percent) and paper products (9.5 percent).
2020-06-15

Morocco Manufacturing Production
In Morocco, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in the manufacturing sector of the economy.