King Affirms Africa as “Top Priority” in Moroccan Foreign Policy | The Atlantic Council

Morocco’s foreign policy demonstrates its belief that “what is good for Morocco is good for Africa—and vice versa“: In a nationally-televised speech on August 20, Morocco’s King Mohammed VI characterized Africa as the “top priority” of his country’s foreign policy, emphasizing that “this multi-dimensional relationship puts Morocco in the center of Africa” and “Africa holds a special place in the heart of Moroccans.” Coming just a month after the historic ...

US Exports to Morocco More than Triple in Ten Years since US-Morocco Free Trade Agreement

Texas Claims Spot as Top State Exporter; Nevada, Idaho, Montana Experience Biggest Exports Boost Washington, DC, August 17, 2016 (MACP) – Export data pulled from the International Trade Administration (ITA) shows that average US exports to Morocco have more than tripled since the US-Morocco Free Trade Agreement (FTA) went into effect just over a decade ago. President George W. Bush signed the FTA, the first US free trade agreement with ...

Countries as Companies: Morocco’s use of technology for development | Daily Maverick

Morocco’s “hi-tech story”–creating jobs and new platforms for growth and innovation: ‘Think of your country as a company,” says Larbi Belarbi, a man who helped to bring Renault to Morocco. “As such you need to think of your advantages in the selection of what you do: The location of your market and ease of trading with it, the critical mass of skills and productivity and low costs of your workforce, ...

Vestas to supply turbine for 120MW Khalladi wind project in Morocco | Energy Business Review

Turbines have been ordered for yet another large renewable energy project in Morocco, this time for a 120MW “Khalladi wind park” near Tangiers: Vestas Wind Systems has received a firm and unconditional order to supply wind turbines for the proposed 120MW Khalladi wind park in the Tangiers region of northern Morocco. Under the contract, which was signed with Acwa Power, Vestas will supply 40 units of the V90-3.0MW wind turbine ...

With IMF’s $3.47 Billion Liquidity Line, Morocco Can Build Upon Economic Progress | IMF

The IMF issued Morocco a new liquidity line, following its “progress in reducing fiscal, external vulnerabilities”: The IMF approved a two-year, $3.47 billion liquidity line for Morocco to support the country continue its economic reforms and further strengthen its growth prospects. The arrangement is under the IMF’s Precautionary and Liquidity Line, which provides insurance against external shocks in light of heightened uncertainty worldwide. This will help the government to continue ...
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