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After a strong economic performance in 2015, the Moroccan economy is sharply decelerating in 2016; illustrating the typical production swing of an economy still dependent on rain-fed agriculture. Thanks to an exceptional 2014/2015 agricultural season, economic growth rebounded to 4.4 % in 2015. However, with the current drought, the 2015/2016 cereal production will be much below average and ...
Real GDP growth slowed down in 2018 to an estimated 3 percent compared to 4.1 percent in 2017, owing to the decline of agricultural value-added growth, which was only partially compensated by otherwise good performance of nonagricultural activities.
Also available in: Arabic | French | Spanish Rows of solar panel at a thermo-solar power plant in Morocco. (Photo: Dana Smillie / World Bank) Over the past several years much has been written about the significant potential for solar energy generation in the Middle East and North Africa, where there is no shortage of sunshine.
Economy Profile of Morocco Doing Business 2019 Indicators (in order of appearance in the document) Starting a business Procedures, time, cost and paid-in minimum capital to start a limited liability company
Titled “Morocco 2040 - Emerging by Investing in Intangible Capital”, the Morocco Country Economic Memorandum 2017 is a comprehensive report aimed at assessing Morocco’s recent economic performance and its prospects for growth over the next two decades.
When it comes to climate change, the transport sector is both a victim and a perpetrator.On the one hand, transport infrastructure is particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change such as higher temperatures, increased precipitations, and flooding. At the same time, transport is responsible for 23% of energy-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and is one of the sectors where ...
This page summarizes Enterprise Surveys data for Morocco. The graphs below provide an overview of the sample and highlight the biggest obstacles experienced by private sector firms in Morocco.
Youth economic inclusion remains a critical challenge for Morocco. The government has launched ambitious plans to boost job creation, enhance youth skills and promote entrepreneurship. Yet, programs’ fragmentation and the challenge of matching the demand for skills with the available workforce ...
On a windy rooftop in Casablanca, Morocco, Karim El Alami smiles as he looks out over the city. For years, Karim has dreamt of becoming a part of his country’s transition to solar energy, and after studying engineering, his dreams have only grown more ambitious.