Morocco Participates in Africa Financial Industry Summit 2022 in Lomé

Lomé – The Africa Financial Industry Summit (AFIS), an international event aimed at fostering the emergence of a modern, innovative and inclusive pan-African financial services sector, opened Monday in Lomé, under the theme “Sustainable, borderless and digital, Transforming finance in the age of disruption”, with the participation of Morocco.   The opening ceremony of this meeting on the financial sector […]

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Casablanca Stock Exchange Closes on Indecisive Note

MSI 20, an index of the 20 most liquid stocks, fell 0.03% to 873.09 points, while the Casablanca ESG 10, a socially responsible companies’ price performance calculator, rose 0.08% to 816.85 points.   FTSE CSE Morocco All-Liquid, which tracks the performance of all liquid stocks, rose 0.25% to 9,086.62 points, while FTSE CSE Morocco 15, composed of the 15 largest […]

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Morocco, Spain Discuss Means to Strengthen Trade

During these talks, the two sides welcomed the development of bilateral cooperation relations, including trade, and discussed ways to promote partnership between economic operators of both countries.   Exchanges have also focused on the challenges faced by investors and ways to strengthen trade between companies established in Morocco and Spain, said Alioua.   The two parties took this opportunity to […]

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Development plan for 2023-2025 is ready, will bring reforms, says Minister of Economy

The development plan for the period 2023-2025, is ready. It has been forwarded to various ministerial departments to make their comments before a final version, Minister of Economy and Planning Samir Saied said Monday.   The minister, who was on a working visit to the governorate of Bizerte, added in a statement to TAP, that important reforms are included in […]

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Prices of airline tickets, bookings to Tunisia surge 24% in November (study)

Prices of airline tickets and bookings to Tunisia surged 24% in November (+€268 per passenger) compared to September 2019, it emerged from a study conducted by MisterFly- an online travel agency specialising in selling airline tickets.   Average prices posted a 28.5% rise all destinations included on 2019, the study commissioned by Echo Touristique magazine further revealed. This finds expression […]

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Amending finance law: Finance Ministry denies reduction in State expenditure in 2022

The Ministry of Finance denied news about a reduction in State expenditure by 6,000 million dinars (MD), under the amending finance law for 2022, saying the overall expenditure for 2022 is estimated at 50,914 MD against 47,166 MD in the initial finance law, up 3,748 MD.   An official from the technical services of the ministry told TAP Sunday the […]

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Morocco, UNWTO Join Forces to Promote Investment, Innovation and Digitalization of Tourism

Signed by Fatim-Zahra Ammor, Minister of Tourism, Handicraft and Social and Solidarity Economy, Imad Barrakad, Director General of SMIT and Zurab pololikashvili, Secretary General of the UNWTO on the sidelines of the thematic session of the 117th Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization on “SMEs and Talents to transform tourism”, this agreement is part of the continuous efforts made […]

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Economy, Finance Ministry Joins Global Campaign ’16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence’

Rabat – The Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) announced that it has joined the global campaign “16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence” which starts on November 25, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and ends on December 10, International Human Rights Day. Within this framework and in response to the call of the Secretary General […]

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Sbikha 2 industrial zone: great investment opportunity in Kairouan

Investors in the governorate of Kairouan are eagerly waiting for the completion of work of the Sbikha 2 industrial zone.   The governorate has six industrial zones, located in Kairouan, Sbikha, Hajeb El Ayoun and Oueslatia. The construction of the Sbikha 2 zone, on an area of 100 hectares, will be a great addition to the region and a boost […]

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Tunisia, Libya adopt joint working strategy to boost trade relations

A joint working strategy was adopted by the Export Promotion Centre (CEPEX) and the Libyan Export Development Centre for the 2023 year, in a bid to develop intra-trade relations and trade between Libya and Tunisia, said CEPEX.   This strategy was outlined in a memorandum of understanding (MoU) inked on Friday between the two sides in Tunis, as part of […]

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Kairouan copper market faces collapse, as prices soar and customers shy away

The copper market in Kairouan governorate is facing collapse, as prices of raw materials keep on rising and customers are shying away.   The age-old profession rings like music at the old city, with artisans’ hammers sounding and calling for buyers, but no one among the hundreds of bystanders responds.   Artisan Kamal Sadafi, who spoke to TAP as he […]

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Tunisia committed to women’s economic empowerment to prevent gender-based violence (PM)

(TAP) – Prime Minister Najla Bouden said Tunisia is committed to achieving women’s economic empowerment as the safeguard of their rights helps them protect themselves against violence.   Economic empowerment is one of the most important economic protection mechanisms, the Premier said in a video address to participants in an international conference on the role of social education institutions in […]

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