Posts Tagged ‘press release’

Morocco and Boeing Announce Major Aerospace Investment Ahead of Third Annual US-Morocco Business Forum

New Aerospace Ecosystem in Morocco to Facilitate Manufacturing, Create 8,700 Jobs Washington, DC, September 27, 2016 (MACP) – Today, the Kingdom of Morocco and Seattle-based aerospace company Boeing announced plans to establish a Boeing industrial ecosystem in Morocco that will bring 120 Boeing suppliers to the country, create 8,200 skilled jobs, and generate $1 billion in exports. The Memorandum of Understanding outlining the project, signed by Morocco’s Minister of Industry, ...

Morocco Reaffirms Commitment to Protecting Oceans, Combating Climate Change at Our Ocean Conference

In advance of hosting COP 22 in November, Morocco announces new partnership for the Mediterranean Washington, DC, September 16, 2016 (MACP) — Speaking at the 2016 Our Ocean Conference, Moroccan Minister Delegate in Charge of the Environment Dr. Hakima El Haite called for a “world partnership to establish a real vision and strategy to address oceans,” noting that oceans both sustain life and are essential to the economies of coastal ...

New Royal Air Maroc Route Signals Growing US-Morocco Commercial Ties

Moroccan Airline Launches Direct Flight between Washington and Casablanca Washington, DC, September 9, 2016 (MACP) – On September 8, Morocco’s national airline Royal Air Maroc (RAM) inaugurated thrice-weekly non-stop flights between Washington Dulles International Airport and Casablanca with a water cannon salute and ceremony, signaling growing commercial ties between the US and Morocco. Until now, passengers traveling between Washington and Morocco had to fly through New York—RAM’s first US destination, ...

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 ...

In Throne Day Speech, Moroccan King Details Policy and Progress in Global Context of “Crises and Increasing Tensions”

Washington, DC, August 1, 2016 (MACP) — In a speech to the nation on July 30 marking the 17th anniversary of his reign, Morocco’s King Mohammed VI lauded “what we have managed to achieve, a construction and development site and an oasis of security and stability, despite an international context characterized by a succession of crises and increasing tensions.” The King spelled out domestic and foreign policy priorities—including economic development, ...
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