With its effective transport infrastructure and economic ties in the region, Morocco is becoming an important gateway to the African continent.
Trade: Africa an increasingly important partner
Although European countries remain Morocco's key trading partners, trade with Africa has been growing in importance in recent years.
Investment: FDI outflows on the rise
As Moroccan companies grow in size they are increasingly looking for merger and acquistion opportunities outside the country's borders.
Transport: Facilitating trade activity
Ongoing improvements have seen Morocco's global ranking for the ease of trading across borders rise considerably.
Transport: More passengers taking to the skies
Passenger traffic through Morocco's airports is increasing thnks to growing trade with th region and efforts to promote tourism.
Industry: Manufacturing holds a key economic role
The manufacturing sector has been expaning, in part due to foreign firms establishing new factories to take advantage of Morocco's proximity to growing African markets.