US Embassy in Morocco
Source: US Embassy in Morocco |

Guidebook for Moroccan Handicraft Exporters

The guide aims to help artisans, particularly rural women, and handicraft businesses take full advantage of the US-Morocco free trade agreement

The U.S. Mission to Morocco is pleased to announce the publication of this guidebook for Moroccan handicraft exporters.  Produced in partnership with the United States Department of Commerce’s Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP), the guide aims to help artisans, particularly rural women, and handicraft businesses take full advantage of the US-Morocco free trade…

Source: ENGIE |

ENGIE / NAREVA consortium will build a 120 MWp solar power plant in Gafsa, Tunisia

The consortium will be responsible for developing, designing, financing, building, operating and maintaining the 120 MWp Gafsa photovoltaic power plant

The consortium led by ENGIE (https://www.ENGIE.com/) and NAREVA has been declared preferred bidder for the construction of the Gafsa photovoltaic power plant, which was launched as an international tender by the Tunisian Ministry of Mines and Energy and STEG (Société Tunisienne de l’Electricité et du Gaz”). The consortium will be…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan |

Signing of the Japan-Cote d'Ivoire Investment Agreement

This Agreement aims at further liberalization, promotion and protection of investment between the Contracting Parties

On January 13 (same day local time), Mr.KURAMITSU, Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire, and H.E. Mr. Marcel AMON-TANOH, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, signed the “Agreement between the Government of Japan and the Government of the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire for the…

Source: A.T. Kearney |

A.T. Kearney’s Global Retail Development Index 2019: Economic Development and Trade Policy are the largest factors in shaping global retail growth

A.T. Kearney’s Global Retail Development Index highlights the rise in African countries, with Ghana and Senegal making the top 10 on the index

A.T. Kearney’s (https://www.ATKearney.com/) Global Retail Development Index reveals that economic development and trade policy remain the largest factors in shaping retail growth in consumer markets. While social media and e-commerce fuel the evolution of global consumers, national, regional and local realities, such as internet connectivity and the availability and cost…

Source: UK Department for International Trade |

Trade Minister hails lasting partnership with Morocco ahead of UK-Africa Investment Summit

UK-Africa Investment Summit will be held in London later this month

International Trade Minister, Conor Burns, will meet with Ministers in Rabat, Morocco today to reaffirm the UK’s commitment to investing in Africa’s future through trade. While there, Minister Burns will be the first UK Minister to visit the Noor Solar Plant, the world’s largest solar plant of its kind, as…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan |

Signing of Tax Convention between Japan and Morocco

For the purpose of eliminating double taxation arising between the two countries, this Convention clarifies the scope of taxable income in the two countries

On January 8 (same day local time), “Convention between Japan and the Kingdom of Morocco for the Elimination of Double Taxation with respect to Taxes on Income and the Prevention of Tax Evasion and Avoidance (hereinafter referred to as the Convention) (English (PDF)/Japanese (PDF)) was signed in Rabat, Morocco by Mr.…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan |

Signing of the Japan-Morocco Investment Agreement

This Agreement aims at further protection and promotion of investment between the Contracting Parties

On January 8 (same day local time), Mr. SUZUKI Keisuke, State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, and H.E. Mr. Mohcine JAZOULI, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Morocco, signed in Rabat, Morocco, the “Agreement between Japan and the Kingdom of Morocco for the Promotion…

Source: World Trade Organization (WTO) |

Panel report adopted regarding Moroccan measures on hot-rolled steel from Turkey

Morocco will now have 30 days to inform the Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) of its intentions in regards to the implementation of the ruling

The panel report, circulated to WTO members on 31 October 2018, found that Moroccan authorities had violated several provisions of the WTO's Anti-Dumping Agreement in their investigation on the targeted Turkish imports. On 20 November 2018 Morocco notified its decision to appeal certain panel findings. On 4 December 2019, the…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kingdom of Bahrain |

Assistant Foreign Minister receives Ambassador of Kingdom of Morocco to Kingdom of Bahrain

The Assistant Foreign Minister welcomed the Ambassador and commended the solid brotherly relations between the two countries

The Assistant Foreign Minister, Abdullah bin Faisal bin Jabur Al-Doseri, received in his office at the Ministry’s General Court today, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to the Kingdom of Bahrain, Mustapha Benkhayi. The Assistant Foreign Minister welcomed the Ambassador and commended the solid brotherly relations between the two…

Source: Orange |

Orange opens its new Orange Middle East and Africa headquarters in Morocco, confirming its desire to strengthen its presence in Africa

The new headquarters is located in Casablanca Finance City Tower (CFC) in the heart of Casablanca

Today, Orange (http://www.Orange.com) officially inaugurates the Orange Middle East and Africa operational head office in Morocco in the presence of Stéphane Richard, Chairman and CEO of Orange; Alioune Ndiaye, CEO Orange Middle East and Africa; the members of Orange’s Executive Committee and local officials. The new headquarters is located in…