Posts Tagged ‘China’

Morocco, China Establish Strategic Partnership | North Africa Post

Morocco is deepening ties with China, establishing a “strategic partnership” and setting the stage for increased trade cooperation between the two: King Mohammed VI of Morocco who started on Wednesday an official visit to China signed with his host President Xi Jinping a joint statement on establishing strategic partnership between the two countries. The strategic partnership will be a milestone for the development of bilateral ties and will open new ...

Why Does Morocco Continue to Draw Foreign Investors? – Jean R. AbiNader

Defying Regional Trends, Country Benefits from Progressive Policies Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC September 2, 2015 Stagnation in the Chinese economy has had rapid repercussions throughout the global economy, leading many investors to step back from any significant activity until trends in emerging and frontier markets become less murky. Due to the outsized impact of China on commodity producers in Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, there is great uncertainty as ...

Chinese Firm to Invest USD2bn in Morocco Solar Projects

Zawya reports on new plans in Morocco to construct five solar power stations, with a combined generation capacity of 3.5 GW in various parts of the country. The plan is part of Morocco’s strategy to build a green energy industry in the country, eventually having renewable energy fulfill 42% of Morocco’s needs by 2020. Shanghai Electric, a state-controlled Chinese company, plans to invest more than USD 2 billion (MAD 17 ...

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Maroc Telecom More Than Doubles its Footprint in Africa – Jean AbiNader

. * Acquires six companies as part of Etisalat’s takeover strategy* . Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC May 16, 2014 In a blockbuster deal announced earlier this week, the UAE telecoms firm, Etisalat, which has just completed its purchase of Vivendi’s 53-percent share of Maroc Telecom, sold its existing African operations to Maroc Telecom. For the Moroccan company, this adds Benin, Central African Republic, a second company in Gabon, Ivory Coast, ...
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