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MOROCCO NEWS

Industry & Trade

Diversification: the key to Africa’s future


Factory activity accounted for 10% of Africa’s GDP over the past decade, compared to 25% or more in middle-income and wealthy economies

Industry leaders and policy makers seek to tap global value chains Nov 24, 2015

Industry & Trade | Africa | Morocco


TGAIS 2015: Africa's Access To Capital

Access to financial markets. The final frontier?


In addition to South Africa, eight countries in the region have tapped the international capital markets, including first-time issuers Ghana, Gabon, Senegal, Namibia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Zambia and Rwanda

International finance institutions have largely neglected to offer assistance to sub-Saharan nations on the markets but several are making their own way... Nov 17, 2015

Finance | Africa | Morocco | Zambia | Mozambique


Moroccan Beach Resort

Luxury on the Tetouan Riviera with Sofitel Tamuda Bay




Entirely renovated recently, Sofitel Tamuda Bay offers an oasis of calm and voluptuousness on one of the most beautiful bays of the Mediterranean. May 07, 2015

Tourism & Culture | Africa | Morocco


Executive Summary

Sofitel Luxury Executive Summary


May 08, 2015

Tourism & Culture | Africa | Morocco


Morocco, the country that travels within you



Morocco's Minister of Tourism, Lahcen Haddad, will be in FITUR 2015 promoting his country to tourists and investors. Regarding Spain, the Minister... Jan 28, 2015

Tourism & Culture | Africa | Morocco


Oil companies step up drilling efforts in Morocco




Attracted by stability and the highly attractive fiscal scheme, IOCs such as Repsol, Chevron, BP and Genel are betting big on one of the last remaining... Jan 21, 2015

Energy | Africa | Morocco


Branching out


Bank Al-Maghrib, Morocco's central bank, will be given more powers under the new law

Morocco’s financial sector expands into the wider region as new legislation is approved that will allow Islamic banking for the first time in the... Dec 04, 2014

Finance | Africa | Morocco


Tangier quickly becoming the African Detroit




Morocco’s automotive industry has shifted into top gear, experiencing double-digit growth, with exports of cars up 90% so far this year Oct 24, 2014

Industry & Trade | Africa | Morocco


SNI, an investor committed to development




As an incubator of new, innovative projects, SNI plays an essential role in Morocco’s economic development Dec 03, 2013

Finance | Africa | Morocco


Marocco's finance, BMCE Bank

BMCE Bank, a beacon of financial strength


One of BCME Bank’s biggest commitments is, according to bank president, to reinforce ties with Spain

With a presence in nearly 30 countries and more than 11,000 employees, BMCE’s net banking income surpasses €800 million whilst gross operating... Dec 03, 2013

Finance | Africa | Morocco


Morocco Tourism Investment Forum welcomes the world




The Morocco Tourism Investment Forum (MTIF) takes place on April 15-16 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Casablanca to unite developers, operators, stakeholders,... Apr 05, 2013

Tourism & Culture | Africa | Morocco


Executive Summary

ONHYM Executive Summary


May 08, 2015

Energy | Africa | Morocco


World standards pharma industry, public-private partnerships and the opening of capital for private clinics

H.E. Prof. El Houssaine Louardi
Minister of Health

The Government of Morocco has created a favorable environment to improve public health and... Jan 27, 2015


A new craze of investors for the further development of the Moroccan tourist sector

H.E. Dr. Lahcen Haddad
Minister of Tourism

Morocco is diversifying the origin of its investors and aims to work together with Spain... Jan 26, 2015


Strengthened ties for the economic growth of both shores of the Mediterranean

H.E. Jose de Carvajal Salido
Ambassador of Spain to Morocco

The progress of Spain is totally linked with the progress of Morocco, a "Marriage sans... Jan 22, 2015


A new concept of urbanism to support the regional development of Morocco

H.E. Mohannd Laenser
Minister of Urbanism and Town and Country Planning of the Kingdom of Morocco

“Building new towns doesn’t mean just building homes, but building also universities,... Jan 20, 2015


86 years driving mining & hydrocarbons exploration in Morocco and beyond

Mrs. Amina Benkhadra
General Director of ONHYM

"With our geographical position, with our development, with our knowledge, historical... Jan 19, 2015


Morocco and Spain are building a joint future through education

H.E. Rachid Benmokhtar Benabdellah
Minister of National Education and Professional Training

Morocco and Spain are increasing a logical interdependence framework based on education... Jan 14, 2015


Morocco on the road to emergence

H.E. Mohamed Boussaid
Morocco's Minister of Economy & Finance

Morocco's Minister of Economy & Finance, H.E. Mohamed Boussaid, sat down to discuss... Dec 01, 2014


A simple message from Morocco to Germany- we could become major economic partners

Mr. Aziz Rabbah
Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport

Aziz Rabbah, Morocco´s minister for transport and infrastructure delivers his message about... Sep 13, 2012


A cherished tourist destination

Lahcen Haddad
Minister of Tourism of Morocco

Globus Vision meets with Moroccan Minister of Tourism Lahcen Haddad, who emphasises that Morocco’s... Sep 06, 2012


Staying abreast of Morocco’s energy demands

Fouad Douiri
Minister of Lands, Mines and Energy

Fouad Douiri, Minister of Lands, Mines and Energy, meets with Globus Vision to discuss Morocco’s... Sep 06, 2012


A strong economic model

Nizar Baraka
Moroccan Minister of Economic and Financial Affairs

Moroccan Minister of Economic and Financial Affairs, Nizar Baraka, meets with Globus Vision... Sep 04, 2012


A marriage of stability and good governance

Mustapha Khalfi
the Moroccan Minister of Communication and Government Spokesman

Globus Vision speaks with Mustapha Khalfi, the Moroccan Minister of Communication and Government... Sep 04, 2012



LOCATION:   

Northern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, between Algeria and Western Sahara

 

AREA:   

total: 446,550 sq km

 

AREA - comparative:   

slightly larger than California

 

COASTLINE:   

1,835 km

 

CLIMATE:   

Mediterranean, becoming more extreme in the interior

 

NATURAL RESOURCES:   

phosphates, iron ore, manganese, lead, zinc, fish, salt

 

POPULATION:   

32,309,239 update paises set descripcion = July 2012 est.)

 

GOVERNMENT TYPE:   

constitutional monarchy

 

CAPITAL:   

name: Rabat

 

GDP - real growth rate:   

4.9% update paises set descripcion = 2011 est.)

 

GDP - per capita update paises set descripcion = PPP):   

$5,100 update paises set descripcion = 2011 est.)



GDP - composition by sector:   

agriculture: 16.5%

industry: 32.2%

services: 51.4% update paises set descripcion = 2011 est.) 

 

AGRICULTURE - products:   

barley, wheat, citrus fruits, grapes, vegetables, olives; livestock; wine

 

INDUSTRIES:   

phosphate rock mining and processing, food processing, leather goods, textiles, construction, energy, tourism

 

EXPORTS:   

$21.51 billion update paises set descripcion = 2011 est.)

 

EXPORTS - partners:   

France 19.7%, Spain 18.2%, India 6.2%, Brazil 5%, US 4.6% update paises set descripcion = 2011)

 

IMPORTS:   

$40.96 billion update paises set descripcion = 2011 est.)

 

IMPORTS - partners:   

France 13.6%, Spain 11.2%, US 8.6%, Saudi Arabia 6.8%, China 6.5%, Italy 5.1%, Russia 4.7%, Germany 4.4% update paises set descripcion = 2011)






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