Welcome To Morocco

  • Country Profile
  • Development Agenda

Morocco

The Kingdom of Morocco is located in the Mahgreb region of North Africa. It shares a border with Algeria. It is a constitutional monarchy with an elected parliament. The King holds vast executive and legislative powers, especially over the military, foreign policy and religious affairs.

Head of State: King Mohammed Vl

Capital: Rabat

Population: 34 million

Religion: Islam

Languages: Arabic, Berber, French

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The 2014-2020 Industrial Acceleration Plan

The new industrial strategy assigns the following general objectives for the sector by 2020: The creation of half a million jobs, half of which comes from foreign direct investment, and the other half from a renovated national industrial base A nine points growth in industry’s share of GDP, increasing from 14% to 23% by 2020.

To achieve these goals, the new strategy sets down 10 key metrics grouped into 3 classes.

  1. Industrial ecosystems for a more integrated industry
  2. Support tools adapted to the industrial base
  3. A stronger international positioning