Morocco, a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa, has one of the biggest pharmaceutical industries in Africa alongside Egypt. The major pharmaceutical companies in Morocco manufacture generics. There is an enormous presence of subsidiaries of multinational pharmaceutical companies in Morocco. Apart from phosphates, the pharmaceutical industry in Morocco is the second largest chemical industry. It is the second largest in the Africa continent.
The Moroccan Federation of Pharmaceutical Industry and Innovation, Moroccan Association of Generic Medicine (AMMG), regulates the pharmaceutical industry in Morocco.
Most of the pharmaceutical manufacturing in Morocco is generic medicines such as antibiotics, cardiovascular drugs, and it accounts for more than a third of the total volume of pharmaceutical products in the country.
The Moroccan Association of Generic Medicine (AMMG) regulated the manufacturing of generic drugs while the Department of Medicines and Pharmacy of the Ministry of Health control all generic drugs in Morocco to ensure they conform to standards.
Morocco exports about 17% of its manufactured drugs, with the pharmaceutical industry contributing over 1.7 billion USD in turnover. They export most of the pharmaceutical products to over 35 countries. The pharmaceutical companies also created about 55000 jobs in Morocco.
The WHO classifies the pharmaceutical industry in Morocco under the EU Zone.
The regulation of the drug products is the function of the National Laboratory for the Control of Medicines. They conform to international standards set by WHO and European Association for the Quality of Medicines.
Pharmaceutical Companies in Morocco
Here is the full list of all pharmaceutical companies in Morocco. About 47 of the pharmaceutical companies in Morocco have production sites.
Route côtière n°111 Km 12400
Ain Harroude 20630 CASABLANCA
PHONE & FAX: 05 22 66 29 15 | 05 22 66 29 19
AMANYS PHARMA (Formerly SAHAM PHARMA)
Autoroute de contournement de Rabat, Ain El Aouda 20100, Morocco
Quartier Industriel Route principale 7, Rue C Berrechid MAROC
+212 522 394 750/52
ZONE INDUSTRIELLE , OULED SALEH 20180 BOUSKOURA
+212 522 32 08 97 / 99
+212 522 32 08 92
8, bd Yacoub El Mansour, 3rd fl. , Maarif District
Headquarters: 3, Rue Bab Mansour Espace Porte d’anfa Imm D, 5th floor N°18
+212522954800 | +212522954875
Residence Le Joyau IV – 2 rue Ibnou Al Moataz
20300 Casablanca – Morocco
Tel: + 212 (0) 5 22 24 75 02/07
Fax: + 212 (0) 5 22 24 75 22
Zahre II housing estate, Lot n°4
Sidi Maarouf 20002, Casablanca, Morocco.
00 212 5 20 100 875
C9P5+5JC, Bouskoura, Morocco
82, Allée des Casuarinas – BP 2583 – Aïn Sebaâ 20580
Casablanca – Morocco
Telephone: +212 (5) 22 35 53 50
Fax: +212 (5) 22 35 64 19