PSA has withstood the coronavirus crisis posting sales higher than last year and taking up 46% market share in the region.
Sales improved in key markets such as Turkey by 5.4%; 3.9% in Egypt and 0.8% in Morocco.
The Kenitra plant produces the iconic Peugeot 208 on which the company relies to achieve leadership in the segment of cost-efficient cars.
The French automaker has recently merged with Italian-American carmaker Fiat Chrysler in a $50 bln deal. The new group has rebranded into Stellantis.
Stellantis thus becomes the world’s fourth-biggest carmaker, and unites brands such as Fiat, Jeep, Dodge, Ram and Maserati with the likes of Peugeot, Opel and DS.