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Morocco extends hand to Cuba after 37 years, diplomatic ties restored
Morocco and Cuba have restored 37-year-old broken diplomatic ties weeks after the private visit of Morocco’s King Mohamed VI to Havana. Ambassadors of the two countries to the United Nations signed a memorandum of understanding on Friday in New York to reestablish diplomatic ties. 
CEO Summit in Washington D.C. Looks to Boost Small Business in US and Morocco
The Moroccan American Network will host its second CEO Summit in Washington D.C. May 19 to focus on job creation and foster new business opportunities between Morocco and the U.S., according to the event’s organizers.
Morocco - Rain Saves Economic Growth in the First Quarter of 2017
Despite governmental complications, the Moroccan economy did well in the first quarter of 2017, with a growth rate of 4.3 percent,explained the High Commission for Planning in a statement. This performance is due mainly to the impact of substantial rainfall during the first quarter.
Morocco to start liberalising dirham by June says the Central Bank
Morocco plans to start the process of floating its dirham currency by June, the central bank governor said on Tuesday, setting a tight schedule for a key part of an economic liberalisation programme agreed with international lenders.In comments to Reuters, Abdellatif Jouahri also said the process to full..
Standard & Poor’s Grants Morocco the BBB-/A3 Note
Days after Fitch confirmed Morocco’s investment grade for its long-term sovereign debt, it is now the turn of its American colleague Standard & Poor’s to renew the stable outlook for the solvency of the kingdom. Albeit the good news reported by the two firms...
China pumps $100bn to Africa, urges Nigerian govt on self-sustaining economy
The Chinese government has expressed the urgent need for African governments to be independent of their development, saying Nigeria, as the major African power, is expected to lead a self-sustaining economy.
The Chinese government has expressed the urgent need...

Regional Outlook: MENA

Conférence CFC Fintech #CFCStatus
A #CFCStatus conference by CFC and Luxembourg For Finance on May 9th
Intervention de Said Ibrahimi à l'Africa CEO Forum 2017
May 12th to 20th 2017
May 12th to 20th 2017