Bombardier begins construction of Morocco parts plant


RABAT, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Canadian plane and train makerBombardier on Monday began construction in Morocco ofa $200 million plant to make parts for its Learjet 70 and 75 andCRJ aircraft, the state news agency said.

EADS, Boeing, Safran and other companies also operate partsplants in Morocco, attracted by favourable government terms foroverseas investors.

Bombardier has been making parts in Morocco since Februaryat a temporary facility at Mohammed V airport in Nouaceur, nearCasablanca.

Bombardier's permanent plant is scheduled to open in June,2014 and will create 850 full-time direct jobs, the state newsagency said.

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