Morocco

September 3, 2000

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There are no official figures on the number of Moroccans who attempt to make it illegally to Spain, but local observers say at least 200 Moroccans embark every month on the hazardous trip. That nu

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There are no official figures on the number of Moroccans who attempt to make it illegally to Spain, but local observers say at least 200 Moroccans embark every month on the hazardous trip. That nu

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The recent announcement of a major find of oil deposits in the Moroccan eastern region of Talsint was good news for the Moroccan Cement Corporation (CIOR), which has been facing severe stagnation over

September 1, 2000

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Morocco's economy is set for a boost from a recent major gas find. Analysts say it will have strategic implications on the country's energy policy and

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Morocco's political parties have voiced "full commitment" to ensure the honesty and transparency of the coming elections.

August 29, 2000

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Morocco and Turkey will convene the 7th session of their joint economic commission next October in Rabat.

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Morocco has decided to move its Oud Festival from the capital of Marrakesh to Tatwan, where it will be held from now on.

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Casablanca's stock exchange was quick to react to the first oil and gas findings in the Moroccan area of Talsinnt.

August 27, 2000

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The Jerusalem committee meets in Agadir to confirm their support for the Palestinian stand on the issue of Jerusalem at a time when Egypt and the US a

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Sources at the Moroccan oil ministry have said that the recently rising oil prices will strongly affect the country’s foreign currency reserves.

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A recent decision by the Moroccan government to cut income tax imposed on textiles and ready-to-wear clothing companies has been received with much criticism by the local labor unions.

August 26, 2000

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Oil and gas discoveries in southeastern Morocco fueled an 8.5 percent increase in the Casablanca Stock Exchange index for the week.

August 24, 2000

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The Moroccan authorities have recently reported that 27 million tons of cargo were shipped via the local seaports during June, 2000. This figure represents a 2.4 percent increase compared with June,

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The Moroccan seaports authority has recently announced that the total output of fish reached 55,156 last June, valued at MD 284.6 million. Morocco is one of the most important fish producing countries

August 23, 2000

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The latest addition to the Morocco’s new economy trend is Maroc Telecommerce Ltd., a start up established in May with an initial investment of 20 million Moroccan Dirhams, and the idea of developing e