CCIM-Executive meeting to boost the commercial partnership

This Thursday is held in Tel-Aviv an exceptional meeting between the Israel-Morocco Chamber of Commerce (CCIM) and the Hebrew Executive. Indeed, Orna Barbivai the Israeli Minister of Economy and Industry will meet representatives of the CCIM, with on the menu Israel-Morocco business relations.

“Morocco is of considerable diplomatic, economic and cultural importance to Israel. I traveled to Morocco to establish the economic foundations necessary for productive and fruitful bilateral trade. Although commercial ties exist and Israeli industry is already established in Morocco, economic cooperation is only partial compared to its potential, the realization of which will significantly contribute to the well-being and economic growth of both country “Orna Barbivai said on the occasion.

As a reminder, the Israeli Minister of Economy and Industry signed the first economic and commercial cooperation agreement between Morocco and Israel last February during her official visit to the Kingdom. She then said that ” the level of economic and commercial exchanges between the two countries, which today amounts to 130 million dollars per year, is no longer sufficient. We must very quickly reach 500 million dollars per year, and even go beyond “.

This visit by Orna Barbivai enabled the ministers of the two countries to identify the sectors with strong investment potential, in line with those chosen by the business communities. Industry 4.0, agri-food, automotive, aeronautics, textiles, water technologies, renewable energies but also the outsourcing of services, medical devices and the pharmaceutical industry… had, among other areas were selected.

The two countries aim to do this to quadruple their trade to bring them to at least half a billion dollars per year. And this is what the young Moroccan-Israeli Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIMI) created only a few months ago takes care of. The CCIMI, which already has nearly 150 Moroccan and Israeli economic operators based in Morocco and which is chaired by Saïd Benryane, has already done a colossal job of clearing the ground for them.

Since the signing of the agreement to restore diplomatic relations in 2020, the two parties have been making the necessary efforts to make up for lost time and extend this return to normal between the Kingdom and the Jewish state to a commercial aspect.

The CCIM is an independent, non-profit, apolitical organization dedicated to promoting bilateral trade, investment and commercial relations between Israel and Morocco. Dr. Yehuda Lancry, ex-ambassador of Israel in France is the President of the Chamber, and Dr. Daniel Rouach is the First Vice-President. Haïm Cohen is the 2nd VP. Samy Perez is the Secretary General, who will also lead the meeting this Thursday.

The CCIM allows Moroccan companies to seize opportunities in several sectors such as agriculture, fish farming, water management, food processing and others in which Israel has developed quality know-how. Also, it provides a service of advice and practical information to Moroccan and Israeli companies.

Likewise, the CCIM organizes various networking events and provides support and assistance to business networks in Israel and Morocco with the aim of facilitating and accelerating trade and investment between the kingdom and the Jewish state. .

Services such as networking possibilities, professional contacts as well as the opportunity to appear in a panel of speakers during various events, are also offered to members.

The list of members of the Board of Directors and the program of activities will be released soon. ” We have new membership requests almost every day. “, observed for his part, Jonathan Levy, vice-president of the CCIMI and president of the Services Commission, assuring that the twin chamber of the CCIMI in Israel (The Israel-Morocco Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIM) , also arouses the same enthusiasm among Israeli operators who are very interested in partnerships with the Kingdom.


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