The number of foreign investors in Morocco is increasing considerably. The Kingdom is a crossroads between Africa and Europe and has become an important economic hub in Africa. For example, Casablanca Finance City has become the leading financial centre in Africa and the Port of Tangier Med ranks as one of the five most performing ports in the world.


Solid fundamentals and a diversified economy

  • Morocco ranks 53rd worldwide in the 2020 “Doing Business” ranking
  • Substantial progress in digitalisation (company creation, tax payments, cross-border trade, digital economy, etc.)
  • World-class port, railway, road and air infrastructures
  • Efficient maritime connectivity with over 170 ports in more than 70 countries, including around 30 ports in Africa
  • Key economic sectors: finance and insurance, telecoms, mining, construction, real estate, tourism, the green economy, ICT, agriculture, fishing, automotive industry
  • Business-friendly policies and a flexible and attractive legal and regulatory framework

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
  • Economic and political stability