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Foreign Trade in Morocco, Rabat

Business in Morocco, Rabat, Marrakesh, Tangier, Salé, Fez, Meknes

Morocco is a Maghrebian country (north-west Africa)

  1. المغرب in Arabic = Western Kingdom
  2. ⵍⵎⵖⵔⵉⴱ in Berber
  3. Rabat is the Moroccan capital
  4. Casablanca is the economic capital of Morocco and the largest Moroccan city
  5. Main Moroccan cities: Rabat (Salé), Casablanca, Marrakesh, Tangier (Tetouan), Fez, Meknes, Oujda, Agadir, Ouarzazate and Laayoune
  6. The pillars of the Moroccan Constitution: Islam, Arabicity and Amazighité
  7. Morocco is the fifth largest African Economy
  8. The Kingdom of Morocco is an African Frontier Market
  9. Morocco is the first African Country by the Index of Quality of Life (Economist Intelligence Unit) ahead of South Africa
  10. The main Moroccan economic activities are services (50% of the Moroccan GDP), industry (mining sector -phosphates-, construction and manufacturing), agriculture and fishing
    1. Morocco is the largest African fishing market
    2. Main industries in Morocco: outsourcing activities, automotive sector, aeronautics, electronics, agri-food sector, seafood and textiles.
    3. Morocco has 75% of the world phosphates reserves
      1. Morocco is the largest exporter and the third largest producer in the world
  11. The most dynamic Moroccan economic sectors are tourism, telecommunications, information technologies and textiles
  12. Building and real estate boom
  13. Morocco share borders with Algeria (1,608 kilometres), Spain and the Western Sahara
    1. Three small Spanish enclaves in Morocco: Ceuta, Melilla and the Penon de Vélez de la Gomera
    2. Morocco does not recognise the Western Sahara (former Spanish Sahara), so Morocco considers that shares borders with Mauritania (1,561 kilometres)

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Morocco, Rabat, Casablanca (Business, Foreign Trade) Marrakesh, Tangier, Salé, Fez, Meknes Morocco

  1. Masters: Foreign Trade, Business in Africa, International Business, Transport in Africa
  2. Doctorates: African Business, World Trade, Global Logistics

Moroccan Student Master in International Business

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Business in Morocco, Rabat, Casablanca. Foreign Trade. African Frontier Market, Tangier. Moroccan Businesspeople

  1. Moroccan area: 446,550 km²
  2. Morocco is characterised by a rugged mountainous interior (Atlas), the Sahara desert to the south and a long coastline along the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.
    1. Rif mountains extend through the region that borders the Mediterranean from the north-west to the north-east
    2. Atlas Mountains descend through Morocco from the north-east to the south-west.
    3. Most of the south-eastern part of the country is located in the Sahara Desert
  3. Regions of Morocco

Business in Morocco, Rabat, Casablanca. Foreign Trade. African Frontier Market, Tangier. Moroccan Businesspeople

  1. Moroccan population: 36 million inhabitants
  2. Morocco is a regionalised unitary constitutional parliamentary monarchy
    1. King Mohammed VI (the commander of the believers), as a direct descendant of the Prophet Muhammad, has broad executive and legislative powers (dahirs)
  3. Climate of Morocco: Mediterranean
  4. Calling code of Morocco: 212
  5. Country code top-level domain of Morocco: .ma
  6. Independence of Morocco (France)
  7. Moroccan currency: Moroccan Dirham (MAD​)

Othman Benjelloun (Moroccan Businessman, Fez)

Othman Benjelloun Moroccan entrepreneur

Aziz Akhannouch (Tafraout)

Aziz Akhannouch Moroccan Business People

Miloud Chaabi (Esauira)

Miloud Chaabi Moroccan Businessman

Mohammed Hassan Bensalah (Berkane)

Mohamed Hassan Bensalah Moroccan Businessman

Anas Sefrioui (Fez)

Anas Sefrioui Moroccan Business People

Transport and Logistics in Morocco

  1. Port of Casablanca
  2. Cairo-Dakar Corridor

Ports of Morocco, Casablanca, Agadir, Tangier, Mohammedia

Tangier Free Zone

Trade Organisations (Morocco).

  1. Arab Maghreb Union (AMU)
  2. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)
  3. Islamic Development Bank
  4. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
  5. Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
  6. Arab League
  7. Greater Arab Free-Trade Area
  8. Agadir Agreement (Euro-Mediterranean free trade zone)
  9. Euro-Mediterranean Partnership
  10. United Kingdom-Morocco Free Trade Agreement
  11. Morocco-United Arab Emirates Free Trade Agreement
  12. Global System of Trade Preferences

2017: Morocco has requested access to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

European Union-Morocco Association Agreement

Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Mauritania

  1. African Union
  2. Economic Commission for Africa
  3. African Development Bank

EFTA-Morocco Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Moroccan ethnic groups:

The majority of the population is Berber (Amazigh) origin

  1. Morocco has been inhabited by the Berbers (Imazighen) for at least 5,000 years
  2. Moroccans consider themselves Arab-Berbers
  3. Berbers arabisation process

The official languages of Morocco are Arabic (Darija) and Amazigh (Berber, Tamazight, 12-15 million Moroccans)

  1. French is widely used in Morocco in government, large companies and in education. Morocco is a member of La Francophonie
  2. Spanish is used in the north

Religion in Morocco: Sunni Islam (100% of the Moroccan population), Maliki ritual

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Higher Education in Morocco

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