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Manufacturing in North Africa

  • Factories in the sun European firms bring carmaking and an aerospace industry to north Africa

    CASABLANCA, 2016/06/21 CONSIDERING the help provided to large foreign manufacturers in Morocco over the completed few years, it would have taken a critical effort by them to fail. Renault, a French carmaker, for example, is thriving: of 2.8m cars it made globally last year, one in ten trundled out from its two shiny assembly plants in Tangier and Casablanca. It hopes from presently on to make 400,000 cars a year.
  • Egypt outlaws workers’ right to strike

    EGYPT, 2015/05/19 The Supreme Administrative Court decision forces three officials in the local unit in Qarous, in al-Monufia governorate, into retirement. It as well postponed the promotion of 14 others for a period of two years, next investigations carried out by the administrative prosecution showed that they went on strike and disrupted the facility’s ability to fulfill the interest of citizens. The three officials had participated in the strike and locked the door to the unit, barring the chief of the unit from entering. The local unit handles the establishment and management of all public facilities in its constituency.
  • Marzotto reportedly leaves Tunisia for Lithuania

    LITHUANIA, 2013/10/15  Italian textile manufacturer the Marzotto Group is shutting down its Tunisia operations and moving them to Lithuania, where Marzotto company Liteksas manufactures furniture textiles and blankets for the Lanerossi brand, African Manager economic website reported Monday. Marzotto, which is expected to make an official announcement any minute at this time, will base its new plants in the city of Kaunas, Lithuanian business newspaper Verslo Zinios explained.