The Tanger Automotive City platform offers the status of a free zone to companies involved in industrial, logistics or tertiary activities. Linked to the development of the automotive industry in Morocco, this zone is located close to the Renault Tanger Med plant (less than 2 km). Tanger Automotive City has direct access to Tanger Med Port (22 km) and the Tanger Free Zone (20 km). The platform is also connected to a 1,800 km-motorway network and a 2,000 km-railway network.
Companies that join the Tanger Automotive City platform benefit from many advantages: 0% corporate tax for five years and only 8.75% for the following 20 years; exemption of VAT, customs duties and other local taxes; simplified currency transactions and customs procedures; state subsidies, etc.
The Tanger Automotive City platform has set up a one-stop shop to assist investors in all of their procedures (permits, driving licences, facility management, etc.) and thus allow them to save time and remain focused on their activity.
Tanger Automotive City is situated in an employment pool consisting of qualified and available employees. This pool provides over 12,000 graduates per year, of which 1,500 engineers and technicians. It benefits from the presence of around 20 training centres in the region, mainly dedicated to the automotive sector. The Institut de Formation aux Métiers de l’Industrie Automobile (IFMIA), close to the zone, provides a relevant training catalogue and attractive grants up to €3,000 per year per employee.