Production factors

Competitive production factors

  1. Legal minimum salary
  2. Staff costs
  3. Electricity rate
  4. Water rate
  5. Sewage services rate
  6. Telecommunications rate

1. Legal minimum salary

Activity Legal minimum salary
Industry, commerce and liberal professions 0,95 euro /hour
Agriculture 4,90 euro /day

Source: Ministry of Employment and Professional Training

2. Staff costs

Category

Employer’s charges

Employee’s charges

Total

Family services

6.40%

Nil

6.40%

Short term social services (ceiled at a maximum salary of 6,000 Dirhams)

0.67%

0.33%

1%

Long term social services (ceiled at a maximum salary of 6,000 Dirhams)

7.93%

3.96%

11.89%

Mandatory Health Insurance (AMO)

3.50%

2%

5.50%

Total subscription

18.50%

6.29%

24.79%

3. Electricity rate

City

Fee rate Euro per KVA/Year (Tax not included)

Low hours

Regular hours

Peak hours

Casablanca

34.83

0.044

0.0674

0.1025

Rabat

29.75

0.0422

0.0644

0.0977

Tangier (Free Zone)

29.7

0.0405

0.0582

0.0845

Source: Lydec, Redal and CRI Tangier.

4.Water rate

Usage

City

Fixed costs (Euro/month, Tax not included)

Fee (Euro/m3, Tax not included)

Industrial

Casablanca

1.333

0.717

Industrial

Tangier Free Zone

0.791

0.502

Hotel

Casablanca

1.333

0.622

Hotel

Tangier Free Zone

0.791

0.831

Source: Lydec, Redal and CRI Tangier.

5. Sewage services rate:

Usage

City

Fixed costs (Euro/month, Tax not included)

Fee (Euro/m3, Tax not included)

Industrial sewage

Casablanca

2.4

0.4

Industrial sewage

Tangier

1.333

0.245

Hotel sewage

Casablanca

0.533

1 to 8m3: 0.081; 9 to 20m3: 0.157; starting 21m3: 0.312

Hotel sewage

Tangier

0.361

0.218

6. Telecommunications rate:

There are several service providers in Morocco, covering landline, mobile internet and data.

Internet speed Monthly fees
ADSL 1 Mega 8,80 euro
ADSL 2 Mega 13,24 euro
ADSL 2 + 4 Mega 17,69 euro
ADSL 2 + 8 Mega 26,58 euro
ADSL 2 + 20 Mega 53,26 euro
Prepaid 3G (1.8 Mega) 17,78 euro