key sector statistics
20 billion MAD (Moroccan dirhams)
In 2021, Moroccan seafood exports achieved a turnover exceeding 21 billion MAD (Moroccan dirhams).
+ 5% per year
The sector's exports are experiencing sustained growth of around 5% per year.
The processing and valorization activities of seafood products are organized at more than 400 establishments.
1st exporter in Africa
Today, Morocco serves as a platform for the valorization and export of seafood products and holds the top position in Africa.
1st producer and exporter of Sardina Pilchardus Walbaum
Today, Morocco is positioned as the top producer and exporter of the authentic species "Sardina pilchardus walbaum."
Seafood products from Morocco are consumed and appreciated in over 146 countries around the world.
17th in the world
Today, Morocco serves as a platform for the valorization and export of seafood products and ranks 17th in the industry.