Office Chérifien des Phosphates

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legal form Corporation
founding 1920
Seat Casablanca , Morocco
management Mostafa Terrab
Number of employees 20,980
sales 42.47 billion Dh
3.98 billion EUR
Branch Phosphates
As of December 31, 2016

OCP (formerly: Office Chérifien des Phosphates , Arabic المكتب الشريف للفوسفاط, DMG al-Maktab aš-šarīf lil-fūsfāṭ ) is a large company in the phosphate industry in Morocco .

The Casablanca- based OCP extracts extensive phosphate deposits, estimated at 85 million tons, and manufactures phosphate products. It is the largest supplier of phosphates in the world market.

The company, which was founded in 1920, is owned by the Moroccan state. The company is managed by a general manager, currently (2006) Mourad Sherif .

After Morocco gained independence, Mohammed Karim Lamrani held this position for more than 25 years . At times he was also the Prime Minister of Morocco. He was succeeded in 1989 by Mohammed Fettah , who handed over the office to Sherif in 1994. It was followed in 1999 by Mohammed Berrada and then the future Prime Minister Driss Jettou , from whom Sherif took over the office again.

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  1. a b OPC Group Consolidated Financial Statement 2016 , at , accessed on July 29, 2017
  2. Converted at the rate on the balance sheet date, December 31, 2016