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Morocco Will Not Achieve $1,000 Per Capita Income by 2030

Rabat - Unequal distribution of wealth and insufficient regional social equity make it highly unlikely that Morocco will achieve a per capita income of...

Moroccan Economic Growth to Fall to 2.6% in 2018: HCP

Rabat - After a growth rate of 3.8 percent during the fourth quarter of 2017, the national economy should experience a sharp slowdown during...

Botched Launch of the Dirham Liberalization Reform: Who’s to Blame?

Rabat - The Dirham liberalization chronicles are still spilling ink. In the latest episode of the highly controversial reform, Finance Minister Mohamed Boussaid blames...

Public VS Private Sectors: Who Earns More in Morocco?

Rabat - Income disparities in Morocco have become so pronounced that public sector employees earn 1.57 times the average wage in the private sector,...

Jouahri on the Dirham Liberalization Reform: ‘Go Ask the Govt’

Rabat - For Abdellatif Jouahri, Governor of Bank Al Maghrib, the only party to blame for the postponement of the dirham liberalization reform is...

Morocco’s Central Bank: ‘Bitcoin is Not a Currency’

Rabat - For Abdellatif Jouahri, Governor of Bank Al Maghrib, “Bitcoin is not a currency,” but “a highly speculative financial asset” that must be...

World Bank’s USD 202 Million Loan to Casablanca: Another Staggering Burden...

By Neaman Lerhmari Rabat - On Wednesday, the World Bank’s executive directors approved a USD 202 million loan intended for the Municipality of Casablanca. The...

Morocco Has All It Needs to Become a Major Aquaculture Player

Rabat - Morocco needs to take advantage of its 3,500 kilometers of marine coast to create a real aquaculture industry, says Mbarka Bouaida, Secretary...

Morocco Must ‘Accelerate’ its Structural Reforms: IMF

Rabat - For the International Monetary Fund, Morocco is quite the good student. The international body commended the kingdom’s economic reforms, stressing however that...

Royal Air Maroc Prepares to Sue Algerian FM With Top French...

Rabat - In early December, Royal Air Maroc said that it would sue Algeria Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel for accusing the flag carrier of...

Financial and Nonfinancial Corporations Main Driver of Moroccan Economy in 2016

Rabat - In 2016, financial and nonfinancial corporations were the first producer of national wealth, according to the recent report released by the High...

Here Are the Three Steps Morocco Is Taking to Join ECOWAS

Rabat - Morocco’s accession to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is being put into action in a “progressive and gradual” manner,...

What Does the Arab World Need to Free Itself from Economic...

Rabat - In the midst of regional conflicts, the Arab world’s only chance to tower over its economic deficiencies is to “strengthen a joint...

AfDB Loans Morocco $ 265 mln to Support Renewable Energy Project

Abidjan - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved US$ 265 million in loan support to a renewable energy project in Morocco. The AfDB’s commitment...

Morocco’s Market Most Attractive in Africa: French Observatory

Rabat - Morocco’s stability and economic progress have placed its market as the most attractive on the African continent in 2017, according to a...

13th Morocco-Portugal Meeting Opens a New Era of Economic Cooperation

Rabat - The 13th Morocco-Portugal High Level Meeting is bearing fruit. Digital economy, energy, automotive industry, textile and the modernization of the administration are...

Royal Air Maroc Will Sue Algerian FM Messahel in Paris

By Sana Elouazi Rabat - Royal Air Maroc (RAM) is considering filing a complaint against Algerian Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel after accusing Morocco’s national airline...

Morocco Granted MAD 33.4 Billion in Tax Waivers in 2017, Mostly...

By Neaman Lerhmari Rabat - Taxpayers are the bread and the butter of the government. In a developing economy like Morocco, they provide the resources...

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