• Transport

    OBG examines all aspects of local transport infrastructure, including sea, air and land. Our analysis within the transport sector reviews the major projects under way and planned, such as airport expansions, port plans, public transit systems, road construction and rail networks.
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While the Covid-19 pandemic has broken 720,000 cases and led to almost 34,000 deaths globally as of 29th March, Mexico – which has the world’s 10th-largest population, at 127m – has reported 848 cases and 16 deaths.  

 

As economic development progresses and urban centres rapidly grow, Moroccan cities are increasingly facing urban mobility challenges and seeing disruptive technologies change the way these problems are addressed. For example, Rabat, which saw its population increase by 18% over the last decade, is expected to accommodate 1.94m passenger...

 

Around the globe the urban transportation sector is experiencing rapid expansion, driven by economic growth and a global demographic shift towards urbanisation. Politicians, urban planners and private sector actors are working together to find new solutions for reducing congestion and increasing the speed and efficiency of urban transport....

 

Morocco has 27 commercial ports that see a combined annual traffic of 92.3m tonnes in goods. The kingdom’s 2030 National Port Strategy, spearheaded by the National Ports Agency (Agence Nationale des Ports, ANP), allocates investment of close to $7.5bn to expand and upgrade the country’s ports along the Atlantic and Mediterranean coasts. The...

 

Upgrades in transport and logistics infrastructure have been key to driving economic growth in Morocco in recent years. As the country develops and urban areas expand, the interconnectivity of economic centres and efficient connections to the rest of the world will be paramount to supporting the growth of other sectors, such as agriculture,...

 

How can the National Port Strategy help strengthen Morocco’s international competitiveness?