MOROCCO IN BRIEF

The number of foreign investors in Morocco is increasing considerably and the Kingdom has become a hub for Africa. For example, Casablanca Finance City has become the leading financial centre in Africa and the Port of Tangier Med is the African leader.

 

Solid fundamentals and a diversified economy

  • Morocco ranks 53rd worldwide in the “Doing Business” ranking
  • Substantial progress in digitalisation (tax payments, cross-border trade, digital economy, etc.)
  • Port, road and air infrastructures
  • Efficient maritime connectivity with over 170 ports in more than 70 countries, including around 30 ports in Africa
  • An economy based on several pillars: finance and insurance, telecoms, mining, construction, real estate, tourism, the green economy, ICT, agriculture, fishing
  • Ambitious sectoral strategies (Morocco Digital 2020, Industrial Acceleration Plan, etc.)

 

An affirmed African integration

  • In 20 years: 1,000 public and private agreements signed, including nearly 500 of an industrial and commercial nature
  • In the Top 3 of foreign direct investors in African countries (66% of Moroccan FDI destined to Africa)
  • Member of the African Union and signatory of the creation of the Continental African Free Trade Area

 

A favourable business environment

  • Easy company creation and participation in calls for tenders
  • Fluidity of capital and repatriation of dividends
  • Non-restrictive ownership of assets and investment transactions
  • Dispute settlement with recourse to domestic courts or international arbitration depending on the investor’s choice
  • Cost competitiveness

 

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