2027 new businesses created in Fes Meknes region during the 1st half of 2016 with an increase of 8% compared to the same period last year.
During the first half of 2016, 2.166 negative certificates were issued by RIC. 83% of NC delivered take the legal form of limited liability companies. In the other hand, 14.7% takes the legal form of individuals. And by activity sector, the services sector counts 36% of NC, followed by trade and construction sectors that include respectively 29% and 23% of Negative certificates. Geographically, 60% of Negative Certificate were issued by Fes and Missour office.
The number of NC delivered has witnessed a 20% decrease in the 1st half of 2015 compared to the same period in 2016. Due to the use of online applications by Start-up professionals, Following the decision of the moroccan office of industrial and commercial property granting a 40% reduction in the fees for online applications instead of applications addressed through the conventional channel (RIC, trade delegation,...).
Under the 1st half of 2016, RIC has created 2077 new businesses. It is particularly noticeable that 65% are limited liability companies and 34% takes the legal form of individuals. In terms of sectors, the trade and services sector represents equally 33% of businesses created, followed by the construction sector with a share of 24% . Meknes help desk dominates in term of business creations with a share of 43% followed by Fes and Missour desks with a share of 41%.
The number of companies created during the 1st half of 2016 has witnessed a significant increase of 8% compared to the same period last year. It has increased from 1925 to 2077 businesses created this year.
Analysis by desks reveales that Taza desk recorded the most significant increase regionally, with a progression of 13%, followed by Fes-Missour desk with an increase of 8%.
EVOLUTION OF NUMBER OF BUSINESSES CREATED BETWEEN FIRST HALF OF 2015 & 2016 BY DESKS:
|DESK / PERIOD||FIRST HALF OF 2015||FIRST HALF OF 2016||%|
112 projects have been approved by the regional investment committee with total investment amount of 1 billion and 824.5 millions Dhs.
Concerning the help-desk for investors, 164 investment applications submitted have been studied, they concern requests for authorizations and investment projects. Among these files, 112 have been approved by the regional investment commission. The corresponding global amount allocated to the applications approved is 1 billion and 824.5 million Dhs. 4.145 jobs are expected to be created
|Number of approved projects||Number of estimated jobs||Amount of investment (in Million Dhs)|
|1st half of 2016||112||4.145||1 824.5|
In terms of value, housing and education sector recorded a clear predominance with a combined share of 53% of the total of planned investments.
Industrial projects are in the 3rd position particularly in Miftah El Kheir area, followed by agri-food sectors in the context of projects approved mainly in Meknes Agropolis area. In terms of employment, the housing sector generates up to 34 % of total number of estimated Jobs.
In the tourism sector, by contrast, 15 applications were studied, 7 of which are related to public house authorizations, with a total investment amount of 8.6 million Dhs, and 6 related to tourism rankings authorizations, with an investment amount of 68 million Dhs.
|Approved projects in the first half of 2016 by prefecture / province|
Prefecture or Province
|Number of projects||Number of estimated jobs||Investment amount (in MDH)|
(*) MDH = Million Dirhams.
The projection of results recorded in the investors help desk by prefecture and provinces suggests that the Province of Moulay Yacoub generates 35.5% of the projected overall investment amount through industrial projects implemented in the Miftah Al Khair industrial area located in the Rural Municipality of Ain Chkef.