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Morocco Research Highlights

The Report: Morocco 2020

Morocco’s economy is poised to continue along its trajectory of economic growth, but GDP expansion rates will depend on the policy choices made by the government. Although estimates by the IMF project that annual growth rates will reach 4.5% in 2024, there is still the matter of ensuring that GDP growth translates into improving conditions across all segments of the population.

Covid-19 response

Economic News

The innovations behind Morocco’s internationally praised Covid-19 response

Morocco received praise from the EU at the end of April for its quick, effective and coordinated response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Economic News

Comment l’industrie marocaine adapte-t-elle sa production face au Covid-19?

A l’heure où le bilan monte à son tour au Maroc, comptant au mercredi 8 avril 1275 cas confirmés, pour 97 patients guéris contre 93 décès, le secteur industriel se mobilise pour répondre au besoin croissant en produits sanitaires.

Economic News

Covid-19 and the Maghreb: a more collaborative future?

The Maghreb – which principally comprises Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia – has been hard hit by the coronavirus, but the pandemic has also sparked innovation and driven changes in the region that many hope will outlast Covid-19.

Covid-19 Response Report

Report: How is Morocco placed for an economic recovery post Covid-19?

The Morocco Covid-19 Response Report, provides an in-depth analysis of the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic through key data, infographics and results from a survey conducted with Morocco’s business community.

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Highlights from our Morocco Covid-19 Response Report

Oxford Business Group has launched the Morocco Covid-19 Response Report in partnership with the Moroccan Agency for the Development of Investment and Exports (Agence Marocaine de Développement des Investissements et des Exportations, AMDIE).

The innovations behind Morocco’s internationally praised Covid-19 response
Comment l’industrie marocaine adapte-t-elle sa production face au Covid-19?
Covid-19 and the Maghreb: a more collaborative future?
Report: How is Morocco placed for an economic recovery post Covid-19?
Highlights from our Morocco Covid-19 Response Report
 

Report: What role does technology play in driving financial inclusion in Morocco?

Financial technology (fintech) is advancing rapidly in emerging markets and Morocco is no exception: the country has embraced its efficiency and low costs as a way to bolster financial inclusion and catalyse innovation across various sectors, with both the government and private firms deploying fintech tools for payments.

Economic Stability

Interview

Mohamed Benchaâboun, Minister of Economy and Finance: Interview

On opportunities for investors and small businesses

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Reforms set to help diversify Morocco's economy

Supported by its favourable geographic location between Africa and Europe, vast array of natural resources and improved business environment, Morocco’s economy has made important strides over the past decade.

Article

Morocco's CEOs have their say on local market conditions and economic trends

Over the past decade, Morocco has endeavoured to strengthen and diversify its economic foundations, introducing a variety of strategic initiatives such as the Green Morocco Plan and the Industrial Acceleration Plan, and working to improve its business climate.

Mohamed Benchaâboun, Minister of Economy and Finance: Interview
Reforms set to help diversify Morocco's economy
Hicham Boudraa, Acting Managing Director, Moroccan Investment and Export Development Agency: Interview
Morocco's CEOs have their say on local market conditions and economic trends
 

Banking Sector and Sustainability

Interview

Interview with Abdellatif Jouahri, Governor of Bank Al Maghrib (BAM)

On sustainable banking and increasing financial inclusion


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New banking regulations fuel growth in Morocco

In recent years Morocco’s banking sector has experienced a period of consolidation at home and expansion abroad following a surge in lending in the decade leading to 2012.


Interview

Kamal Mokdad, CEO and Head of International Global Banking, Banque Centrale Populaire: Interview

On expanding the local business model throughout Africa


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Green financing attracts investors to Morocco's banking sector

As businesses and governments worldwide seek to finance the vast investments required for projects to combat climate change and make the global economic model more environmentally sustainable, green bonds have become a popular capital market vehicle.


Focus Report: Opportunities for value addition in Souss Massa

Internationally known for its capital, Agadir – a traditional holiday destination for European tourists – Souss Massa is increasingly positioning itself as an industrial centre and strategic gateway between North and sub-Saharan Africa.

Green Energy

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To expand access to energy in underserved regions, governments must choose between traditional or new sources of power

The duel aims of rapidly reducing greenhouse gas emissions and providing greater access to energy for underserved regions of the world are proving to be a complex challenge in need of innovative solutions and major investment.

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Morocco turns to renewable resources and natural gas to diversify its energy mix

Morocco has long depended on international markets to fulfil its energy generation needs. Unlike nearby countries such as Algeria and Libya, Morocco has not had the advantage of large-scale hydrocarbons reserves to fuel its economic development.

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Powering Africa: Green energy opportunities in a rapidly growing region

In this Growth & Recovery video, powered by technical solutions provider and engineering firm JESA, we explore opportunities to leverage investment and expertise to develop critical power infrastructure in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Morocco's green bonds supporting a switch to cleaner energy

With Morocco’s future electricity generation capacity firmly dependant on renewable energy sources, attracting private financing for new projects is critical.

Saïd Mouline, CEO, Moroccan Agency for Energy Efficiency (Agence Marocaine pour l’Efficacité Energétique, AMEE): Interview
To expand access to energy in underserved regions, governments must choose between traditional or new sources of power
Morocco turns to renewable resources and natural gas to diversify its energy mix
Powering Africa: Green energy opportunities in a rapidly growing region
Morocco's green bonds supporting a switch to cleaner energy
 
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