Morocco

July 8, 2004

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A positive external environment boosted Lebanon's economic activity in 2003, the IMF said Wednesday. Despite the adverse effects of the war in Iraq, real GDP growth picked up to an estimated 3 percent

July 7, 2004

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Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali said Tuesday it would be opportune to hold an Arab-African summit to examine cooperation between the two re

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Morocco intends to launch several projects, estimated at Dh3.25 billion (US $361 million), to promote tourism and industry.  According to MAP, these projects will be implemented by private groups that

July 6, 2004

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Morocco and the Arab fund for economic and social development signed Monday two agreements for a loan and a guarantee, of a total amount of 35 million Kuwaiti dinars (over US$ 120 million).

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The Association of Iranian Confectionary Manufacturing Companies secretary disclosed that it is predicted that the export of biscuits, cake, chocolate and other kinds of sweets will increase by 43 per

July 5, 2004

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Morocco has exported 430,000 tons of citrus fruits during the 2003-2004, said the producers association which label this season as “one of the weakest averages in the last years.“

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The Council of Saudi Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CSCCI) will establish a center providing technical and support services to Saudi businesspersons in preparation for the Kingdom's accession to t

July 4, 2004

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The World Bank’s Board of Directors has approved a US$100 million loan to support a Public Administration Reform program in Morocco.

July 3, 2004

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A U.S. Marine died from wounds he suffered in action in western Iraq, the military said Saturday.

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A new duet idea is being negotiated between Moroccan singer Raja' Bil Maleeh and Syrian singer Asalah Nasri, and they are currently looking for the right words and tune

July 1, 2004

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Germany has directed 110 million Euros for joint projects with Morocco for the 2004-2005 period, which raises the overall worth of Moroccan-German cooperation to 1.6 billion Euro, the German embassy i

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France-based Calyon Bank was selected to finance the acquisition of a "Med-Max" LPG tanker (75,000 cubic metres), during a ceremony where offers were revealed Wednesday at the Algerian oil company Son

June 30, 2004

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Morocco intends to invest Dh90 billion (US$ 10 billion) in tourism by 2010, including Dh40 billion (US$ 4.4 billion) in hotel infrastructure.

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Iran's President Mohammad Khatami on Tuesday inaugurated the Yamchi Dam in Ardabil, a town in the country's northwestern, some 60 kilometers from the Caspian Sea.