Industry News

China Trade Week Concludes 3rd ‘Morocco Fair’ in Casablanca

The trade fair attracted more than 100 Chinese suppliers and manufacturers from various fields to Casablanca, where exhibitors and visitors fostered new business partnerships. The China Trade Week (CTW) ‘Morocco Fair’ celebrated the conclusion of its third installment today, December 18, in Casablanca. The three-day trade fair gathered Moroccan and Chinese professionals in the country’s economic […]

Japan’s Sumitomo, Tanger Med Cooperate to Make Morocco Export Hub

Rabat – Japan’s leading conglomerate Sumitomo is poised to drive up its investments in Morocco with the business giant looking to make the most of the North African country’s increasing international appeal. With Britain set to leave the European Union and Morocco having recently signed a tariff-free, “continuity agreement” with London, Sumitomo is joining forces with Tanger Med, Morocco’s […]

Morocco Inks Nuclear Medicine Agreement with International Partners

Rabat – The minister of Energy, Hydrocarbons, and the environment Aziz Rabbah signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Center for Energy and Nuclear Science and Technology (CNSTN), the American Long Island University, France’s Dassault Systemes, and the national Canadian laboratory Canadian Nuclear Laboratories. The signatories inked the MoU on Thursday, November 8 in Rabat. […]

Morocco sees big investment drive from auto part manufacturers

The arrival of the PSA Peugeot Citroën plant in Kenitra, northern Morocco, has led to a wave of investments by automotive equipment manufacturers, particularly Chinese ones, in the North African kingdom. The massive investment — €350m ($383m) — by the Chinese group CITIC Dicastal, testifies to the dynamism of the automotive industry in Morocco and […]

Morocco and Italy Declare Strategic Partnership, Coordination

Morocco and Italy have entered a new phase of diplomatic relations, one that will priortize cooperation on issues of terrorism, international crime, and irregular migration. Rabat – Morocco’s foreign minister Nasser Bourita and his Italian counterpart, Luigi di Maio, announced the signing of a strategic cooperation agreement between Rabat and Rome on Friday, November 1. […]

Morocco Allocates MAD 7.88 Billion to Fight Territorial Disparities

The ministry of agriculture’s objective is to connect remote areas, improve their infrastructure, and facilitate access to drinking water and electricity systems. Rabat – The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development, Water, and Forests has allocated MAD 7.88 billion for the reduction of territorial and social disparities in the rural areas programme (PRDTS) for 2020. Minister […]