Business Brief: Bombardier Grabs Headlines with Expansion Plans, Strong Financial and Investment News in the Business Sector – Jean R. AbiNader

Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC November 30, 2017 Bombardier, the giant Canadian conglomerate, is well known by its sleek, high performance, low-cost aircraft. But in Morocco, it is much more. The company’s presence in Morocco dates to 2011, and since then it has become a major provider of transport services in the railway sector. It is now planning to triple its investments in Morocco, constructing a new plant for the headquarters of ...

Morocco’s Leadership in Agriculture Begins in Africa – Jean R. AbiNader

Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC October 27, 2017 With the reality that Africa will increase its food imports bill from $35 billion to $110 billion by 2025, improving agriculture, building an agri-business sector, and upgrading the overall sector are keys to alleviating poverty, creating new sources of wealth, and maximizing the value of African natural resources. According to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, food production must double by 2050 in order ...

Morocco’s Economy Shows Resilience and Growth in Key Sectors: IT, Agri-business, and Telecoms Lead the Way – Jean R. AbiNader

Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC October 25, 2017 Inflation in check, as the rate in Morocco rose in September to 0.4% year-on-year from 0.3% the previous month. Reuters reported that on a month-on-month basis, the consumer price index rose to 0.8 percent in September, while the annual price index for food and non-alcoholic beverages fell to 0.7%, with non-food prices up 1.3% in September, year-on-year. Growing e-commerce is part of the ...

Morocco is Making Important Strides in Food Security and Human Development

Caitlin Dearing Scott September 20, 2017 According to a new report released by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO), “The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2017,” Morocco has made important progress in confronting food insecurity among its population over the past decade, echoing broader trends in the country’s human development since the ascendance of King Mohammed VI. From the 2004-2006 period to ...

Business Brief: Prominent Companies Detail Plans for Morocco; Conferences Announced on Pipeline Infrastructure and Renewable Energy; Germans and Moroccans Talk Energy

Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC September 18, 2017 Major international companies are headed to Morocco as a base for doing business in Africa. Casablanca and Marrakech prepare to host conferences focused on business in Africa. Senior German and Moroccan officials discuss energy…in Mexico! Companies look to future in Africa from Morocco. The Moroccan economy holds many opportunities for investments, a prime sector being agri-business. KWS, the giant seed company headquartered in Germany, has invested ...
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