Morocco

March 17, 2000

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  While the media spotlight was on the scores of seeded players who were upset, Moroccan tennis star Hicham Arazi routinely disposed of his opponent

March 14, 2000

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 Moroccan tennis star Hicham Arazi yesterday upset the world's top ranked player, Andre Agassi, in the first round of the $4.9 million Tennis Masters

March 13, 2000

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Argentina's Mariano Puerta capped a remarkable weekend by defeating Younes El Aynaoui of Morocco 6-4, 7-6 to win the $375,000 Colombia Open.   The vic

March 7, 2000

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Samsung has decided to strengthen its presence in the Moroccan market.  The electronic-product specialist recently inaugurated its new office in Casab

March 6, 2000

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A film depicting the plight of Moroccans living in France longing to return to their homeland swept most of the awards at a French film festival in Cl

March 5, 2000

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Population:10.02 million (1992)Religions:Over 99% Moslem with a very small indigenous Jewish communityGovernment:Republic with an elected parliamentLanguages:Arabic, FrenchWork Week:Private Sector:Mon

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Population29.1 million (1999 estimate)Religions99% Islam; less than 1% JewishGovernmentConstitutional MonarchyLanguagesArabic (official), French (business), Berber dialects, Spanish (in North)Work Wee

March 1, 2000

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Morocco may have just scored big in its hopes to host the 2006 World Cup Finals.   Tied to these hopes is the chance to bring the planetary competitio

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Morocco's bid for an Olympic spot in Australia 2000 took another step forward after they defeated their Tunisian neighbor.   Al Anbaa daily reports th

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Morocco faces various environmental problems, including several arising from natural hazards. The main difficulties arise from Morocco's dependency on water and the economy's vulnerability to climatic

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The employment contract binding the employer to each of his employees is governed by the Royal Decree dated August 13, 1913, which lays down a code of obligations and contracts. Such contract may be w

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Investment CharterResident or non-resident foreign nationals are entitled to invest freely in Morocco and no investment operation in Morocco requires any prior authorization from the Control Exchange

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The Moroccan taxation system consists of direct and indirect taxes. Indirect taxes provide a greater source of tax revenue than the direct taxes. The system is statutory-based and has been recently up

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Morocco has a relatively comprehensive regulatory and legislative system for the protection of intellectual property. Intellectual property rights, however, must be registered in both Casablanca and T

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Foreign Currency ControlThe Moroccan government has made the Moroccan Dirham (MD) convertible for an increasing number of transactions over the last few years. As of February 1993, the MD was made con