Moroccan Economy Threatened by Deflation

Rabat- The Moroccan economy is threatened by a deflation that might have a negative impact on employment, income and demand, says the latest monthly note of the Moroccan Conjuncture Centre (CMC). The CMC said that a detailed analysis of the various indicators of the Moroccan economy showed a decline in the internal dynamics of the overall economic activity. According to Arabic-speaking daily newspaper Al Ma ...

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Morocco, China Sign Over Thirty Economic Cooperation Agreements

Beijing- Morocco and China signed, on Friday in Beijing, over thirty cooperation agreements and memorandums of understanding to boost bilateral trade and cooperation. Signed during the Moroccan-Chinese business forum, the agreements provide for cooperation in the sectors of energy and mining, tourism, finance and banking. In this respect, the Moroccan company for energy investments and Ming Yang New Energy ...

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Morocco eyes ‘mutually beneficial’ partnership with China, FM

Beijing - Morocco wants to build "strong, lasting and mutually beneficial" partnership with China, based on the centuries-old ties of friendship and solidarity, Foreign Minister, Salaheddine Mezouar, said on Friday in Beijing. Speaking at the opening of a Moroccan-Chinese business forum, the Moroccan official voiced satisfaction with the level of bilateral economic cooperation, highlighting that China has b ...

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Promoting Economic Ties With China is a Royal Choice: Minister

Rabat- Morocco's recent decision to shift focus towards China does not seem to please the kingdom's economic partners in the West. According to Akhbar Al Yaoum newspaper in its November 28th issue, the Americans have expressed their serious fears that Morocco's new trend to maintain its economic partnership with the Chinese will have a negative impact on their interests and investments in the country. The n ...

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2 Moroccan Cities Top List of Twitter’s Top 10 Winter Holiday Destinations

Rabat- Travel experts revealed that Tangier and Agadir are among the top ten cities featured in Tweets featuring “holiday” words and the most popular holiday spots for British tourists. Agadir and Tangier top the list of “trending” winter escapes in a list that was published for the first time by TravelSupermarket researchers. According to the Mirror, TravelSupermarket researchers discovered that not only a ...

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Morocco-GCC Economic Ties Grew Steadily in Last 10 Years

Doha- Economic relations between Morocco and the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have grown steadily in the last decade, the Federation of GCC Chambers said. Morocco has become, over the last 10 years, an attractive destination for Arab and Gulf investment, particularly in land and tourism sectors, taking advantage of the reforms undertaken by the Kingdom for the promotion of investment in a ...

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Morocco: Delphi opens third production unit in Kenitra

Rabat - Delphi Automotive, American global supplier of technologies for the automotive and commercial vehicle markets, has opened a new production unit in the city of Kenitra, making it the third Delphi unit in Morocco. The new unit of 21,000 m2 built on a surface of more than 5.5 ha was inaugurated on Wednesday, November 26 in the presence of the company's CEO for Europe and the MENA region Mike Beckett. 1 ...

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Morocco Tops Favorite Destinations for Dutch Tourists: Survey

Amsterdam -  Morocco topped the favorite travel destinations for Dutch tourists, according to a survey conducted by Dutch leading travel website, Riksja Travel. Morocco came ahead of Ecuador and Thailand in the survey that included around 14,000 participants. The twelve-question survey aimed at unveiling the choices and expectations of Dutch travelers. The website noted that Morocco stands as an attractive ...

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The Ethics of Morocco’s Argan Oil

Winter Park, Florida - When most people think of Argan oil, they imagine advertisements showing (usually) “exotic” women with lustrous hair holding rustic-looking bottles of what cosmetic companies call “liquid gold,” but do we understand the ethical and environmental implications of cultivating Argan oil? Due to deforestation, overuse, and the commercial interests of the famous nut, it is estimated that th ...

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Swiss company to build 16 solar energy plants in southern Morocco

Rabat - The Swiss group Sola Terra specializing in Solar Energy is reportedly planning to set up 16 photovoltaic plants with a capacity of 25 megawatts in Southern Morocco. The 16 plants will be built each under contracts already signed with the Moroccan government. Seven sites have already been identified to accommodate Sola Terra facilities mainly in Ourzazate, Ain Bni Mathar, Foum Al Oued, Boujdour, and ...

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Mexico Inaugurates a Commercial Bureau in Casablanca

Rabat- Mexico inaugurated a commercial representation in Morocco’s economic capital Casablanca on Wednesday, with the view to promoting the growth of Mexican business in the entire African Continent. The Promexico office, which is the first in Africa, will particularly promote economic exchanges between Morocco and Mexico. The bureau was built with “a desire to strengthen and give a new impetus and dynamism ...

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The Misery of Capitalism and the Necessity of Rethinking the Future

Rabat - My first encounter with critiques of capitalism was via the works of Alain Badiou and Slavoj Zizek, suggested to me by a friend whom I often pester with questions on social media. After reading some of the works of Badiou and Zizek, I widened my scope to thinkers including Jacques Ranciere, Michel Gauchet and Pierre Bourdieu. I then started reading Marx’s Kapital, and other works by the same author. ...

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