Morocco

September 7, 2000

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Soon after the announcement of the oil and gas finds, the Casablanca Stock Market livened up. However, the tide rapidly waned, giving way to a falling trend and to a stagnant marketplace.

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The major event which has marked the two last weeks in Morocco is undoubtedly the oil and gas finds announced by His Majesty on 20 August.

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Moroccans not only want more social justice - they want their government to make it its top priority. According to a poll, jobs, health, fighting corruption, law reform, and reducing the cost of livin

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The final countdown has begun for the privatization of Maroc Telcom, Morocco's state-owned telecommunications company, with the submission of the tender’s documents for King Mohammed’s approval.

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Après l'euphorie née de la découverte de pétrole et de gaz au Maroc, l'Indice Général de la Bourse de Casablanca a repris avec la tendance baissière.

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Soon after the announcement of the oil and gas finds, the Casablanca Stock Market livened up. However, the tide rapidly waned, giving way to a falling trend and to a stagnant marketplace.

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Following the slight rally of the Stock Markert, which came in response to the announcement of the oil and gas finds, the mutual funds market is beginning to recover too.

September 6, 2000

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Sweden's leading truck and car maker Scania has begun building a new branch in Tangiers, in northern Morocco. This project is part of the group's policy to expand its activity in Morocco, where it alr

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As of Moroccan officials, the country's Gross National Product (GNP) next year, is expected to be seven percent if, as forecast, there is at least average agricultural output.

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Morocco has announced plans to dig six new oil and gas wells in various regions of the country.

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Harsh summer weather has reeked havoc on the country's poultry industry, with officially estimates of loses at some 8.6 million dirhams, but unofficial estimates far higher.

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Talks between Morocco and the European Union over fishing rights in Moroccan waters are set to resume at the end of the month, with both sides indicating an agreement may be near that would end the ne

September 5, 2000

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RABAT, Morocco - Pupils and students return to school in Morocco this week, with the government vowing to implement a wide-ranging reform in the count

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Moroccan nationals living abroad are calling on the government to make it more conducive for them to invest in their homeland.

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Morocco is launching this month a major effort to eradicate illiteracy, which effects 55 percent of the nation's 28 million people.