Morocco

September 29, 2000

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A recent Employers\' Federation (CGEM) survey indicated that 48 percent of businesses in Morocco experienced increased production in the second quarter of 2000. The jump was most notable in the cons

September 28, 2000

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The Islamist party denounced a visit by Israeli businessmen to Morocco, citing the stalemate over Jerusalem in the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. The Al-Adl Wa Attanmya (Justice and Development) pa

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Moroccan BMCI bank has obtained an ISO 9002 certificate for its credit activities, the first step towards a global certification of the bank, BMCI officials said. BMCI's certification process was star

September 27, 2000

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Two million Moroccans are using mobile phones, and according to Nasr Hajji, the secretary of state for IT ”The figure is still low, but we are working to enlarge the mobile phone and the internet netw

September 26, 2000

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Morocco has announced it will shortly ease tariffs on industrial electricity by 9 percent, a newspaper reported. The Moroccan economy and finance department is close to finalizing the cut, a source cl

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Spain on last Tuesday pledged $50 million in development projects for Morocco and to swap $40 million in Moroccan debt to help lift its southern neighbor out of poverty and stem the flow of illegal im

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The Moroccan Hassan II Development Fund has earmarked $1.2 billion to develop industrial zones and build low-cost housing for the poor. The housing project, which costs $227 million, will receive $110

September 25, 2000

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The USA will be undertaking a series of activities to alleviate effects of a second drought season on populations of the Moroccan southwestern region,

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Moroccan airport authority "ONDA" and the Miami international airport signed on Friday a partnership agreement, Morocco's official news agency (MAP) r

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An envoy from Morocco's King Mohammed VI meets with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to discuss the regional situation and bilateral relations between

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Morocco will soon issue tenders for oil drilling in offshore areas between the capital of Rabat and the city of Safi 350 kilometers to the south.

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France will launch a tender today, September 25, to swap FF63 million of Moroccan debt in private investments, it was officially announced.

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The state-owned national telecom company of Morocco, Maroc-Telecom, came on top as the country's best performing and firm for the year, recording a 32 percent growth in the first half of 2000.

September 24, 2000

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France-based Moroccan engineers, mathematicians, biologists, economists and chemists have set up an association meant to serve as a bridge with their

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The celebration last week of World Elderly Day was an opportunity for many voices to be raised in Morocco against a law that set up a new pay scale for state pensioners. Opponents decried the text as