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Morocco Should Implement Dirham Liberalization Reform ‘Now’: IMF

Rabat - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has emphasized that Morocco is “ready” to move towards a flexible exchange rate regime. While calling for...

Algerian Media Mocks FM After Country Plummets in World Bank Business...

Rabat - Just over a week ago, Algerian Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdelkader Messahel boasted of his country’s high ranking in the World Bank’s...

Morocco Ranks Third in World Bank ‘Doing Business’ Ranking in MENA...

Rabat - Despite descending in the World Bank’s Doing Business ranking, Morocco continues to stand in third place in the MENA region and first...

5 Problems Hold Back Morocco’s Economy: Minister of Economy

Rabat - Though Morocco is on track to economic growth, the country’s model continues to suffer from five limitations that “block the path to...

Morocco vs Algeria: Economic Indicators in the Aftermath of Messahel Statements

Rabat - Invited by the Forum of Business Leaders to express his vision of Algerian foreign trade, Abdelkader Messahel, Algeria’s Foreign Minister, went into...

Algerian PM Supports His FM Drug Trafficking Claims Against Morocco

Rabat - Algeria’s Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia is "100 percent behind" the allegations of his Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdelkader Messahel, who provoked a diplomatic...

Taking Morocco’s Economy Beyond the Agricultural Sector

Rabat  - The Moroccan economy continues to depend on the agricultural sector. However, climate change is directly impacting cereal production. Depending on the degree...

Spanish Exports to Morocco Increased by 16.3% from H1 2016 to...

Rabat - Spanish exports to Morocco grew by 16.3 percent between January and August 2017 compared to the same period in the previous year,...

Morocco’s Standard of Living Equal to France’s in 1950: World Bank

By Sana Elouazi Rabat - Moroccans currently have the same standard of living as that of European countries over 50 years ago, according to the...

Moroccan Dirham Drops by 0.37% Against Euro, Rises by 0.57% Against...

Rabat - The Moroccan dirham has depreciated by 0.37 percent against the euro and appreciated by 0.57 percent against the United States dollar in...

Nezha Hayat Appointed Regional VP of International Organization of Securities Commissions

Rabat - Nezha Hayat, head of the Moroccan Capital Market Authority (AMMC), has just been elected vice-president of the Regional Committee for Africa and...

Morocco in Top 3 Most Attractive Countries for Andalusian Business

Rabat - Along with the United Kingdom and the United States, Morocco is among the three most attractive countries for businesses in the southern...

Increased Inflation in 2018 to Accelerate Adoption of Dirham Liberalisation Reform:...

Rabat - As Morocco witnessed a favorable economic conjuncture in 2017, Bank Al Maghrib (BAM) is gradually edging towards increasing interest rates to balance...

Morocco’s Economic Growth Resilient Amid MENA Tensions: IMF

Rabat - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised Morocco’s national economic growth for 2017 upwards from an initial 4.4 percent to 4.8 percent. At...

Fitch Confirms Morocco’s ‘BBB-’ Rating, Highlights Consequences of Govt. Deadlock

Rabat - The international ratings agency Fitch Ratings has reaffirmed Morocco’s long-term foreign currency issuer default rating at “BBB-” with a stable outlook. Fitch also...

Production of Electrical Equipment on the Rise in Morocco: HCP

Rabat - Production price index for the Non-Refined Petroleum Manufacturing sector increased by 0.1 percent from July to August 2017, indicated the High Commission...

Central Bank Director Admits ‘Disappointment’ in Govt.’s Delay of Dirham Liberalization

Rabat - The dirham liberalization reform dominated Bank Al Maghrib's quarterly conference held this September 25. With sober self-criticism and a poignant sense of...

Morocco Slides Down One Place in WEF’s Global Competitiveness Rankings

Rabat - Morocco has slipped one place in the Global Competitiveness Index, according to a report released on Tuesday September 26 by the World...

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