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Awarding the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform Department of Economy and Finance - with the Hassan II Prize for the Environment in the category of "Optimal Management in Sustainable Development" for the year of 2021

05/07/2021

Within the framework of the 13th edition of the Hassan II Prize for the Environment, the Ministry of Economy and Finance – Department of Economy and Finance – along with the Administration of Reform was awarded the Hassan II Prize for the Environment, within the newly included category of "Optimal Management in Sustainable Development".

Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, takes part in the 30th Annual Meeting of the EBRD

01/07/2021

Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, in his capacity as Governor for the Kingdom of Morocco of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), took part in the proceedings of 30th Annual Meeting of the Bank.

Two major framework bills approved by the Council of Ministers

29/06/2021

On Monday, June 28th, 2021 at the Royal Palace in Fez, His Majesty the King Mohammed VI, may God assist him, chaired a Council of Ministers, in which two founding texts in the form of framework bills, were approved. It concerns the framework bill relating to tax reform and another one dealing with the reform of public establishments and enterprises.

The Government Council approves a draft Bill to subject the regular frameworks of the regional academies for education and training to the civil pension system

24/06/2021

On Thursday, June 24th, 2021, the Government Council approved draft Bill N°. 01.21 concerning the regular frameworks of regional academies of education and training and the civil pension system updated by Law N° 011.71.

"African Banker Awards" announces Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, best Minister of Finance in Africa for 2021

23/06/2021

On Wednesday June 23rd, 2021, The Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, received the Trophy of the Minister of Finance of the year on the African continent.

The MEFAR and IFC sign memorandum of understanding to strengthen partnership and boost economic recovery

23/06/2021

On Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021, a memorandum of understanding signed between the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform and IFC, reaffirms IFC’s support for Morocco’s new development model and its ambitious reform agenda to boost the post-pandemic economic recovery.

The House of Representatives adopts in plenary session and unanimously, the bill 83-20 relating to securities lending

22/06/2021

On Tuesday June 22nd, 2021, The House of Representatives adopted in plenary and unanimously, the bill 83-20 relating to securities lending.

Virtual meeting of Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, with Mr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group

22/06/2021

On the sidelines of the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (ADB) which are held virtually from June 22 to 25, 2021, on Tuesday June 22nd, 2021, The Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, held a virtual meeting with Mr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the ADB Group.

The House of Representatives adopts in plenary session and unanimously, the bill 50-20 on micro-credits

22/06/2021

On Tuesday June 22nd, 2021, The House of Representatives adopted in plenary session and unanimously, the bill 50-20 concerning the micro-credits.

A videoconference training program for officials of the Libyan Ministry of Finance

22/06/2021

On Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021, a videoconference training program organized by the Institute of Finance in partnership with the Islamic Development Bank was launched to the advantage of executives and officials of the Libyan Finance Ministry.

Virtual meeting of Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, with Mr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group

22/06/2021

On the sidelines of the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (ADB) which are held virtually from June 22 to 25, 2021, on Tuesday June 22nd, 2021, The Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, held a virtual meeting with Mr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the ADB Group.

Morocco wins three distinctions in the "Global Capital Bonds Awards 2021"

18/06/2021

Morocco won three distinctions in the "Global Capital Bonds Awards 2021" ranked as : best international bond issuer in Africa, 2nd best issuer in the "Emerging markets" category and best head of the international financial market in the Africa region.

The House of Councillors unanimously adopts the bill on the Public Services Charter

15/06/2021

On Tuesday June 15th, 2021, the House of Councillors adopted in plenary and unanimously the bill n° 54.19 related to the Public Services Charter, presented by the Minister of the Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun.

AJAL platform: Electronic invoices’ filing of Public Establishments and Enterprises

09/06/2021

On June 1st, 2020 the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, distributed the circular N°. 59/20 / DPEP with a view to gradually launching the electronic filing of invoices from suppliers of Public Establishments and Enterprises (PEE).

Signature of a partnership and cooperation agreement between the National Road Safety Agency and Al Barid Bank & Barid Cash

01/06/2021

On the other hand, the implementation of the action program of the National Road Safety Agency (NARSA) for the year 2021, in particular the axis relating to the improvement of the quality of local services provided to users at the level of the 76 registration centers, Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, Minister of the Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, and Mr. Abdelkader Amara, Minister of Equipment, Transport, Logistics and Water, chaired in Rabat on Tuesday June 1st 2021, the signing ceremony of a partnership and cooperation agreement between NARSA, Al Barid Bank & Barid Cash.

Meeting between Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun and Mr. Simon Martin, the Ambassador of the United Kingdom in Rabat

01/06/2021

The Minister of the Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, met on Tuesday June 1st, 2021 at the headquarters of its department, with Mr. Simon Martin the British Ambassador in Morocco, who was accompanied by Mrs. Charlotte Beck the economic advisor at the embassy and Mrs. Jenny Pierce the economic affairs and foreign policy officer.

Conference between the Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun and Ms Odile Renaux-Basso, President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

24/05/2021

The Minister of the Economy, Finance, and Administration Reform Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, met by videoconference on Monday, May 24th 2021 with Mrs. Odile Renaud-Basso, President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). This meeting inaugurated the first official visit to the Kingdom of Morocco of Mrs. Renaud-Basso as new President of the EBRD.

Re-establishment of import duties on hard wheat and soft wheat collection

06/05/2021

The Government Council held a meeting Thursday May 6th 2021 and passed two decrees, the first one is related to the re-establishment of the collection of import duties on soft wheat and its derivatives and modifying the applicable import duty on these products’ quota and the second one n°2.21.329 on the re-establishment of import duties on hard wheat collection. The present draft decrees, presented by the Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, Mr Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, aim to suspend the government measures for ensuring soft wheat and hard wheat supply, in consequence of the shortage witnessed in the national market in 2020.

The Government Council passes a decree on the transformation of the Central Guarantee Fund into a limited liability company.

06/05/2021

The Government Council held a meeting on Thursday May 6th, 2021 and passed a bill n°2.21.289 implementing sections 2 and 8 of the law n°36.20 on the transformation of the Central Guarantee Fund (CCG) into a limited liability company (LLC).

The Government Council passes a bill on microcredit

06/05/2021

The Government Council held a meeting on Thursday May 6th 2021 and passed a bill n°50.20 on microcredit.

Holding of the 11th session of the Strategic Orientation Board of the MCA-Morocco Agency

27/04/2021

The 11th session of the Strategic Orientation Board (SOB) of the Millennium Challenge Corporation Account Morocco Agency (MCA-Morocco) was held on Tuesday April 27th, 2021 in Rabat, under the presidency of the Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun. The work of the Council was attended by Mr. Saaïd Amzazi, Minister of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research, in addition to the other members of the SOB or their representatives.

Meeting of Mr. Benchaaboun with Mr. Makhtar Diop, new Managing Director and Executive Vice-President of the International Finance Corporation

22/04/2021

The Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform Mr Mohamed Benchaaboun, held a virtual meeting on Thursday, April 22nd 2021, with Mr. Makhtar DIOP, the new Managing Director and Executive Vice President of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank Group subsidiary specializing in private sector development.

The Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform and the Governor of Bank Al-Maghrib hold a virtual meeting with the Managing Director of the IMF

16/04/2021

In conjuction with the spring meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which took place virtually April 9th to the 11th 2021. The Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun and Mr Abdellatif Jouahri, Governor of Bank Al-Maghrib, held a meeting on Friday, April 16th 2021, with the Managing Director of the IMF, Mrs. Kristalina Georgieva.

HM the King Chairs Launching Ceremony of Project to Generalize Social Protection and Signing of First Related Agreements

14/04/2021

HM King Mohammed VI chaired, Wednesday April 14th 2021 at the Royal Palace of Fez, the launching ceremony of the implementation of the project of generalization of social protection and the signing of the first related agreements.

The Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform participates in the meeting of the Development Committee

12/04/2021

On the occasion of the spring 2021 meetings of the World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, Minister of the Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, participated on Friday April 9th 2021, to the 103rd meeting of the Development Committee (DC) joint of the WBG/IMF.

Meeting of Mr. Benchaaboun with the President of the World Bank Group, Mr. David Malpass

09/04/2021

On the margins of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund spring meetings, which are held virtually from 9th to 11th April 2021, Mr Mohamed Benchaaboun, Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, held on Friday, April 9th 2021 a meeting with the president of the World Bank Group, Mr. David Malpass. So as Mr. Abdellatif Jouahri, Governor of Bank Al Maghrib, who also participated in the forementioned meeting.

Second meeting of the National Committee for Financial Inclusion

07/04/2021

The National Committee for Financial Inclusion, held its second meeting on April 7th 2021, chaired by Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform in Rabat.

Holding of the 12th meeting of the Economic monitoring committee

02/04/2021

The Economic monitoring committee held its 12th working meeting on Friday, April 2nd 2021, via video conference. The following items were recorded at the meeting agenda:

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN participates in the virtual meeting between Mr. David MALPASS, President of the World Bank Group and the African Consultative Group (African Caucus)

01/04/2021

In conjunction with the 2021 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the IMF, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of the Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, took part, on Thursday April 1, 2021, in the virtual meeting between Mr. David MALPASS, President of the World Bank Group and the African Consultative Group (African Caucus), attended by finance ministers and central bank governors of the 54 African countries members of the IMF and the World Bank.

The Government Council Adopts Draft Liquidation law on Execution of 2019 Financial Act

25/03/2021

The Government Council, convened Thursday 25 March 2021 in Rabat, adopted the draft Liquidation Act n° 23.21. This Act, presented by the minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, Mohammed BENCHAABOUN, includes the outputs of the execution of the 2019 financial law, which is considered a par excellence social law, having the social aspect as one of its important axes in line with the Royal directives and in implementation of the government program 2017-2021.

The House of Representatives unanimously approves, by majority, at second reading, the bill relating to the National Authority for integrity, the prevention and the fight against corruption

23/03/2021

The House of Representatives adopted unanimously, by majority, at second reading, the bill n ° 46-19 relating to the national authority for the integrity, the prevention and the fight against corruption which was presented by Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, the minister of economy and finance and administration reform.

Notice n ° 14 of the National Accounting Council supplementing the previous notice n ° 13 explaining the accounting implications of the Covid-19 pandemic

22/03/2021

Various sectors were affected by the Covid-19 pandemic having regard of its direct effects on the weight of the fixed costs of companies operating in these sectors in relation to their turnover and this, due to the decrease or the cessation of their activities.

The House of Councillors unanimously approves the bill relating to the National Authority for the integrity, prevention and the fight against corruption

19/03/2021

During the plenary session of Friday 19th, 2021, the House of Councillors unanimously approved the bill n ° 46-19 relating to the national authority for the integrity, the prevention and the fight against corruption, Which was presented by Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, the Minister of Economy and Finance and Administration Reform.

Morocco’s Upper House Committee: Adoption of the bill relating to the National Authority for the integrity, prevention and the fight against corruption

17/03/2021

The Finance, Planning and Economic Development Committee of the House of Councillors (upper house) adopted,on Wednesday March 17th 2021, by a majority the bill n ° 46-19 relating to the National Authority for the integrity, prevention and the fight against corruption.

The House of Representatives unanimously approves the bill relating to the National Authority for the integrity, prevention and the fight against corruption

15/03/2021

During the plenary session of Monday March 15th, 2021. The House of Representatives unanimously approved the bill n ° 46-19 relating to the national authority for the integrity, the prevention and the fight against corruption. Which was presented by Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, the minister of economy and finance and administration reform.

The House of Representatives unanimously approves the bill n ° 19-46 relating to the National Authority for the integrity, prevention and the fight against corruption

15/03/2021

During the plenary session of Monday March 15th, 2021. The House of Representatives unanimously approved the bill n ° 19-46 relating to the national authority for the integrity, the prevention and the fight against corruption. Which was presented by Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, the minister of economy and finance and administration reform.

The House of Representatives adopts the framework law 09-21 pertaining to Social Protection

15/03/2021

The House of Representatives adopts the framework law 09-21 pertaining to Social Protection. And adopted in plenary session and unanimously on Monday March 15th, 2021 the Draft of the forementioned framework law.

The Chamber of Representatives approves the draft framework law relating to social protection

12/03/2021

The committee in charge of social sectors under the House of Representatives adopted on Friday March 12th, 2021, unanimously, the draft framework law relating to social protection.

The Government Council approved the draft decree on public procurement

11/03/2021

The Government Council approved on Thursday March 11th 2021, the draft decree n° 2.12.801, which aims to modify and complete decree n ° 2.12.801 relating to public procurement.

Visit to Morocco by Mr. Ferid BELHAJ, Vice-President for the MENA region at the World Bank

10/03/2021

The Minister of the Economy, Finance and Administration Reform Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun received on Wednesday, March 10th 2021, at the headquarters of his department Mr. Ferid BELHAJ, Vice-President for the MENA region at the World Bank.

Social protection: the draft framework law unanimously adopted by the House of Councillors

09/03/2021

The House of Councillors unanimously adopted in a plenary session, Tuesday March, 9th 2021, the framework law 09.21.

The Chamber of Representatives approves the draft organic law relating to the appointment to higher functions

02/03/2021

The Chamber of Representatives approved in plenary session, Tuesday March 2nd 2021, by majority, the organic bill n° 08.21 modifying and supplementing the organic law n° 02.12 relating to the appointment to higher functions, in application of the provisions of the articles 49 and 92 of the Constitution.

Morocco is definitely out of the EU's grey list

22/02/2021

Morocco is no longer on the EU's grey list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes. The EU General Affairs Council, bringing together the 27 European Foreign Ministers, adopted its conclusions on non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes, namely the formal EU act which confirms the positive opinion of the Code of Conduct Group of the EU Council (CCG) and removed Morocco from Annex II - the list of jurisdictions awaiting an assessment by the EU on its commitments in tax matters. The Conclusions of the Council of the EU, approved this morning on the final and definitive step in the procedure which follows the green light from the Ambassadors of the Member States of the EU and confirms: The Kingdom is definitively removed from the grey list of de the EU and therefore becomes "Green Listed".

The Council of Government adopts a draft decree establishing a National Pension and Insurance Fund

18/02/2021

The Council of Government, met on Thursday, February 18th 2021 held by videoconference, examined and adopted the draft decree N ° 2.21.06 concerning the implementation of certain provisions of the Dahir N ° 1.59.301 of October 27th 1959 establishing a National Fund for Pensions and Insurance.

Mr. Benchaaboun calls for joint efforts to develop partnerships with MRAs under the Mohammed VI Fund

16/02/2021

Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, Minister of the Economy, Finance and the Reform of the Administration, launched on Tuesday February 16th 2021 in Casablanca, a call to capitalize on the dynamics that the Kingdom is experiencing today in order to revive its economy, and to combine all efforts to develop partnerships with Moroccans Residing Abroad (MRA) in productive and high added value sectors.

Mr. Benchaaboun lists the major reforms to encourage Moroccans residing abroad to invest in the Kingdom

16/02/2021

Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, Minister of the Economy, Finance and the Reform of the Administration affirmed, Tuesday February 16th 2021 in Casablanca, that the transfers of Moroccans around the World (MRA) play an important role in the strengthening of the position of Morocco, since they have represented 6% of GDP on average over the past five years and covered around 35% of the trade deficit.

The fourth meeting of the Payment Deadlines Observatory

15/02/2021

Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, Minister of the Economy and Finance and Administration Reform and Mr. Chakib Alj, President of the Moroccan Confederation of Business Associations (CGEM), co-chaired, Monday February 15, 2021 in Rabat, the fourth meeting of the Payment Deadlines Observatory.

Crowdfunding bill adopted by the House of Representatives at second reading

10/02/2021

The House of Representatives adopted, at second reading and unanimously, on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, draft law No. 15-18 on crowdfunding, in the presence of Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform.

The Government Council adoption of the draft decree relating to the implementation of the provisions of the law establishing the "Mohammed VI Fund for Investment"

04/02/2021

The Government Council, met by videoconference Thursday February 4th, 2021 under the chairmanship of the head of government approved the draft decree n ° 2.21.67 relating to the implementation of the provisions of the law n ° 76.20 establishing the "Mohammed Fund VI for Investment ".

Board Meeting of the Moroccan Retirement Fund Directors

18/01/2021

Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, Minister of the Economy, Finance and Administrative Reform, chaired, on January 18, 2021 by videoconference, the board meeting of the Moroccan Retirement Fund Directors.

Second meeting of the Capital Market Committee on January 13, 2021 the capital market in the service of economic recovery

13/01/2021

Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, Minister of the Economy and Finance and the Reform of the Administration, chaired on Wednesday January 13, 2021 at the headquarters of this Ministry the second meeting of the Capital Market Committee (CMC), held by videoconference.

Eleventh meeting of the Economic Monitoring Committee

06/01/2021

The Economic Monitoring Committee (CVE) held, on Wednesday 6 January 2021, its 11th meeting. This meeting was devoted to the following points :

Advance Repayment of Part of IMF Precautionary Liquidity Line

23/12/2020

Morocco, on December 21, 2020, repaid in advance a part of the funds drawn on the Precautionary and Liquidity Line (PLL) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), amounting to 651 million SDR (Special Drawing Rights), which equals US$ 936 million or MAD 8.4 billion. This operation will be effective as of January 8, 2021.

The Finance Act 2021

18/12/2020

The Finance Act 2020 and the corresponding reports in Arabic and French are available on the internet portal of the Ministry.

Morocco launches its National Portal to Support Entrepreneurship “AlMoukawala”

17/12/2020

The Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Administration Reform launched, Thursday 17 December 2020, in Rabat, the "National portal to support entrepreneurship", bringing together all the public support offers to entrepreneurs.

Morocco’s House of Representatives adopts unanimously bill N°76.20 establishing the "Mohammed VI Fund for Investment

14/12/2020

The bill, presented by the Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, is pursuant to the High Instructions of HM King Mohammed VI contained in the Speech addressed, on October 9, 2020, to the Parliament at the First Session of the Fifth Legislative Year of the 10th Legislature, which is expected to play a pivotal role in promoting investment and boosting the national economy. His majestic put forward his instruction for the fund to be endowed with legal personality, have proper management bodies, and to be a model institution in terms of governance, efficiency and transparency.

First bond issue guaranteed through the Guarantee Fund for Public Establishments and Enterprises

11/12/2020

The Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Administrative Reform announced the completion of the first bond issue through the Guarantee Fund for Public Establishments and Enterprises (FGEEP) managed, on behalf of the State, by the Central Fund for Guarantees (CCG).

Morocco’s Remarkable Output on the International Financial Market

09/12/2020

Morocco issued successfully, on 8 December 2020, a three-billion-dollar bond on the international financial market with three tranches. The first tranche of 750 million dollar with a maturity of 7 years, issued at a spread of 175 basis points, has a price of 99.763% and a rate of return of 2.412%, i.e. a coupon of 2.375%. The second tranche, covering an amount of 1 billion dollar, issued at a spread of 200 bps, with a maturity of 12 years has a price of 99.570% and a rate of return of 3.043%, and a coupon of 3%.

The House of Representatives adopts at second reading the 2021 Finance Bill

08/12/2020

The House of Representatives adopted, by majority, at second reading, in a plenary session, tuesday December 08th 2020, the 2021 Finance Bill.

Adoption of the 2021 Finance Bill, at second reading, by the Finance and Economic Development Committee of the House of Representatives

08/12/2020

The Finance and Economic Development Committee of the House of Representatives adopted, at second reading, the 2021 Finance Bill with 20 votes in favor, 07 against and no abstentions.​

The Minister chairs a seminar on public sector reform and the project to create the National Agency in charge of strategic management of State holdings and monitoring of EEP performance.

07/12/2020

In implementation of the High Royal Guidelines relating to the profound reform of the Public Sector and the creation of a National Agency in charge of ensuring the strategic management of State holdings and Public Establishments and Enterprises (EEP), the Minister of the Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, chaired, on Monday, December 7, 2020, for this purpose a seminar organized at the behest of his department.

Morocco’s Upper House approves the 2021 Finance Bill

04/12/2020

The Chamber of Councilors adopted by a majority the 2021 finance bill in its entirety. The bill received 29 votes, while 16 voted against it and no abstentions, during a plenary sitting held on Friday, December 04th, 2020.

The response of the Minister during the plenary sitting on 2021 Finance Bill.

04/12/2020

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, presented his response on Friday, December 4th, 2020, to the Upper House, during the plenary sitting related to the 2021 Finance Bill.

Morocco’s Upper House Committee: Adoption of the first part of 2021 Finance Bill

02/12/2020

The Finance, Planning and Economic Development Committee of the House of Councillors (upper house) adopted by a majority the first part of the 2021 Finance Bill.

Morocco-Japan Cooperation: Signing of an exchange of notes on a loan agreement to support the budget under COVID-19 response program

02/12/2020

As part of the strengthening of ties of friendship and cooperation between Morocco and Japan, the Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform Mohamed Benchaâboun, and the Ambassador of Japan to Morocco Takashi Shinozuka, signed, on 2 December 2020, an exchange of notes on loan of 200 Mln dollars.

Meeting with Oliver VARHELYI, European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement

01/12/2020

Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, Mohamed Benchaaboun, received, Tuesday 1 December, 2020, in Rabat, the European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement, Oliver Varhelyi.

Government Council adopts bill establishing “Mohammed VI Fund for Investment”

26/11/2020

The Government Council, held on Wednesday 26 November 2020, via video conference under the chairmanship of Head of Government Saad Dine El Otmani, adopted the bill N°76.20 establishing the "Mohammed VI Fund for Investment."

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN introduces the draft sub-budget 2021 of the Ministry to the Finance, Planning and Economic Development Committee of the House of Councilors

25/11/2020

The Minister presented this Wednesday, November 25th, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. the 2021 draft sub-budget of the Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Administration Reform to the Finance, Planning and Economic Development Committee of the House of Councilors.

The Finance Committee of the House of Councilors passes unanimously the Bill Restructuring the Group Crédit Populaire du Maroc

25/11/2020

The Finance Committee of the House of Councilors has unanimously passed the bill Restructuring Crédit Populaire du Maroc, in a session attended by Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy, Finances and Administration Reform.

Adoption of the Bill on Raw and industrial Cigarettes

25/11/2020

The Finance Committee of the House of Councilors, unanimously passed, on Wednesday November 25th, 2020, the Bill on Raw and Manufactured Cigarettes, in a session attended by Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy, Finances and Administration Reform.

The House of Representatives Adopts with Majority the 2021 Finance Bill

13/11/2020

The House of Representatives adopted, on Friday November 13th 2020​, with a majority, the Finance Bill for the year 2021.

Approval of the first part of the 2021 Finance Bill by the first chamber of parliament

13/11/2020

The House of Representatives ap​proved in plenary, Friday, November 13th 2020, the first part of the 2021 ​Finance Bill by 51 votes for, 29 votes against and 0 abstention.

Adoption of the 2021 Finance Bill by the Finance and Economic Development Committee of the House of Representatives

11/11/2020

The Finance and Economic Development Committee of the House of Representatives adopted by a majority, Wednesday, November 11th 2020 the 2021 Finance Bill in its entirety with 21 votes in favor and 12 against.

The House of Representatives passes a bill restructuring the Groupe Crédit Populaire

04/11/2020

The House of Representatives unanimously passed Bill No. 32.20, Monday, November 2nd, 2020, amending and supplementing Law No. 12.96 restructuring Groupe Crédit Populaire du Maroc. The Bill was adopted in a plenary session presided by Mr. Habib EL MALKI, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and attended by the Minister of Economy, Finance and Reform of Administration Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN.

The preliminary findings of the IMF mission as part of the 2020 annual consultations with Morocco under Article IV

03/11/2020

At the end of its mission to Morocco, carried out remotely from October 19 to November 2, 2020, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) published, in a press release, the preliminary findings of the annual consultations under Article IV for the year 2020.

The General Orientations of 2021 Finance Bill examined in the Council of Ministers

14/10/2020

His Majesty King Mohammed VI chaired, Wednesday 14 October 2020, at the Royal Palace in Rabat, a Council of Ministers, which was dedicated to the general orientations of the draft finance law for the 2021 budget year.

MCA-Morocco holds its 9th Strategic Orientation Board

14/10/2020

The 9th session of the Strategic Orientation Board (SOB) of the Millennium Challenge Account-Morocco Agency (MCA-Morocco) was held on Wednesday October 14, 2020 in Rabat, under the chairmanship of the Minister of Economy, Finance and of the Reform of the Administration, Mohamed BENCHAABOUN.

Mr Mohamed BENCHAABOUN talks about the country’s response to the pandemic with the IMF’s Jihad Azour, Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department

14/10/2020

As part of the Governor Talks series, Mohamed Benchaaboun, Minister of Economy and Finance of Morocco discusses the country’s experience of and response to the COVID-19 crisis with Jihad Azour, Director of the IMF’s Middle East and Central Asia Dep.

The Economic Monitoring Committee holds it 10th meeting

05/10/2020

The Economic Monitoring Committee (CVE) held on Monday, October 5 2020, its tenth working meeting. This meeting tackled the measures deployed under the implementation of the Pact for Economic Recovery and Employment signed in CVE 9th meeting, and the examination of the advisability of extending these measures to certain sectors that have been strongly impacted by the Covid-19.

Morocco’s remarkable output on the International Financial Market

24/09/2020

Morocco issued successfully, on 24 September 2020, a one-billion-euro bond on the international financial market (two tranches of 500 million euro). The first tranche with a maturity of 5.5 years has a price of 99.374% and a rate of return of 1.495%, i.e. a coupon of 1.375%, while the second tranche with a maturity of 10 years is accompanied by a price of 98.434% and a rate of return of 2.176%, or a coupon of 2%.

Morocco signs MoU to acquire anti-COVID19 Vaccins

18/09/2020

The Health Minister, Mr. Khaled Ait El-Taleb signed, on September 18, 2020, at the headquarter of the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform in Rabat, a Memorandum of Understanding to acquire anti-COVID19 vaccins manufactured by the Company “R-Pharm” with a licensing deal of AstraZeneca.

Government Council adopts Draft Decree to Simplify Administrative Procedures and Formalities

17/09/2020

The Government Council, convened on Thursday 17 September 2020, in Rabat, chaired by the Head of the Government, adopted the draft decree n° 2.2.660 promulgating certain provision of law 55.19 relating to the simplification of administrative procedures and formalities.

Mr. BENCHAABOUN Submits the Bill on National Authority for Probity, Prevention and Fight against Corruption, to the Justice, Legislation and Human Rights Commission of the Chamber of Representatives.

10/09/2020

The Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, submitted, Thursday 10 September 2020, bill n° 19-46 relating to the National Authority for Probity, Prevention and Fight against Corruption, to the Justice, Legislation and Human Rights Commission of the Chamber of Representatives.

Morocco-EBRD cooperation: Mobilization of € 300 million for the benefit of ONDA, ADM, and ONEE

01/09/2020

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of the Economy, Finance and the Reform of the Administration, proceeded, on Tuesday September 01, 2020, to the signing of three guarantee agreements relating to loans, granted by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (BERD), for the benefit of the National Airports Office (ONDA), the Société Nationale des Autoroutes du Maroc (ADM) and the National Office for Electricity and Potable Water (ONEE) for a total amount of € 300 million.

EIB releases 100 million euros to support Morocco in the facing Covid-19

31/08/2020

    l• The first payment worth 100 million euros, out of a financing envelop of 200 million euros, has been released to support Morocco’s efforts to deal with Covid-19 pandemic.
  • This is the first time EBI allocates funding to EU Mediterranean neighboring to help the national authorities fight against the crisis.

The Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, and Emma Navarro, Vice-President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), announced, on Monday 31 August 2020, the release of 100 million euros to finance Morocco’s needs to counter Covid-19 pandemic. The 100 million euro payment is the first part of a 200 million euros financing package.

The Economic Monitoring Committee holds it 9th meeting

06/08/2020

The Economic Monitoring Committee (CVE) held on Thursday, August 6, 2020, at 12:00, its ninth working meeting. This meeting is part of the continued activities aiming at taking cross-cutting and immediate measures to support companies in difficulty and to anticipate the direct and indirect social and economic repercussions of the current health crisis on the national economy.

MCA-Morocco agency holds 8th session of its strategic orientation board

28/07/2020

The Strategic Orientation Board (SOB) of the Millennium Challenge Account-Morocco (MCA-Morocco) held its 8th session on Tuesday, July 28, in Rabat, under the chairmanship of the Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, Mohamed BENCHAABOUN. The Minister of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research, Saaid AMZAZI, and the Minister of Labor and Professional Integration, Mohamed AMKRAZ, attended the proceedings of the 8th session of the SOB.

Moroccan-German Financial and Technical Cooperation: Signing of three Agreements amounting to € 701.3 Million

22/07/2020

Mr. Mohammed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, and Mr. Götz SCHMIDT-BREMME, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Rabat signed three Moroccan-German Financial and Technical Cooperation Agreements amounting to € 701.3 million as loans and grants in favor of Morocco.

Support for Innov Invest Fund startup ecosystem to cope with the impacts of the crisis

09/07/2020

In efforts to support startups ecosystem to cope with the impacts of the crisis, and following the example of other sectors of the economy, the Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, in partnership with the CCG, Central Guarantee Fund, has set up a new unit within the Innov Invest Fund (FII) aiming to support and back the startups ecosystem.

The Council of Government adopts Amended 2020 Finance Bill

08/07/2020

The Government Council convened, Tuesday, July 7th, 2020, under the chairmanship of the Head of Government, Saad Dine EL OTMANI, adopted the Amended Finance Bill (PLFR) No. 35.20 for the year 2020.

Extension of payment deadlines for the Corporate Tax and the Income Tax

30/06/2020


Corporate Tax :

As part of its support and taking into account the impact of the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) on economic activity, the Tax Department (DGI) implemented the measure adopted by the Economic Watch Committee (CVE) on March 19 allowing companies with a turnover of less than 20 million dirhams, who wish to benefit from the deferral of tax returns and payments, from March 31 until the end of June.

Joint press release by the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform and the European Union

26/05/2020

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, the Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform of the Kingdom of Morocco, and Ms. Claudia WIEDEY, the European Union Ambassador to Morocco, welcomed the contributions of more than 1.7 billion dirhams (157 million euros) made by the European Union to Morocco on May 26, in support of the fight against COVID-19.

Donation to the Special fund for managing the Coronavirus pandemic

19/03/2020

In order to manage the Coronavirus pandemic and its effects, a special fund named Covid 19 is created according to His Majesty King Mohammed VI high instructions.

Moving to the second phase of the foreign exchange reform

06/03/2020

The Ministry of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, after consulting Bank Al-Maghrib, has decided, to widen, starting from March 9, 2020, the fluctuation band of the dirham from ± 2.5% to ± 5% against the reference rate set by Bank Al-Maghrib on the basis of a basket of currencies composed of the euro (EUR) and the US dollar (USD) up to, respectively, 60% and 40%.

Signing of a financing agreement for the Social Welfare Improvement Support Program

21/02/2020

On Friday, February 21, 2020 in Rabat, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, Mrs. Jamila El Mossalli, Minister of Solidarity, Social Development, Equality and Family and Mrs. Leila FARAH MOKADDEM, Resident Representative of the National Office of the African Development Bank in Morocco, signed a financing agreement in the amount of 204 million US dollars (approximately 1.97 billion dirhams), for the implementation of the Social Welfare Improvement Support Program (PAAPS).

Meeting of the Managing Director of the IMF with the Minister

19/02/2020

On Wednesday February 18 at 2 p.m., Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform held a meeting with Mrs. KRISTALINA GEORGIEVA, Managing Director of the IMF, who is making an official visit to Morocco from 17 to February 20, 2020 as part of the preparation of the next annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank that will take place in Marrakech in 2021 and the strengthening of the partnership with this institution.

Victory for Morocco: Europe acknowledges the compliance of export tax systems and industrial acceleration zones with good governance standards

19/02/2020

Today in Brussels, The Finance Ministers of the member countries of the European Union acknowledged the reforms undertaken by our country for compliance with the new tax standards, and consider that the tax provisions governing the export sector and industrial acceleration zones now comply with the required standards.

Meeting of Mr. BENCHAABOUN with Mr. Paolo GENTILONI, European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs

10/02/2020

On February 10, 2020, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform went to Brussels, leading a large delegation of Ministry officials, including Mrs. Fouzia ZAABOUL, Director of the Treasury and External Finance and Mr. Khalad ZAZOU, Acting Director General of the Tax Department (DGI). The delegation was also made up of representatives of Bank Al-Maghrib, the Exchange Office and the Financial Intelligence Processing Unit.

Observatory of Payment Terms : Monetary penalties against defaulters

07/02/2020

On Friday February 7, 2020 in Rabat, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of the Economy, Finance and Administration Reform and Mr. Chakib ALJ, President of the General Confederation of Moroccan Enterprises (CGEM), co-chaired the third meeting of the Observatory of Payment Terms (ODP).

Meeting between Mr. Mohammed BENCHAABOUN and Mr. Moulay Hafid ELALAMY with Mr. Bruno LE MAIRE, French Minister of Economy and Finance

31/01/2020

On Friday, January 31, 2020 in Rabat, Mr. Mohammed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform and Mr. Moulay Hafid ELALAMY, Minister of Industry, Trade and Green and Digital Economy met with Mr. Bruno LE MAIRE, French Minister of Economy and Finance.

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN was granted Royal audience and was also among the signatories of the agreements relating to the “Integrated Program to Support and Finance Enterprises"

27/01/2020

On Monday January 27, 2020, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, the Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, along with Bank al-Maghrib Governor, Mr. Abdelatif JOUAHRI and the President of the Professional Group of Banks of Morocco (GPBM), Mr. Othman BENJELLOUN, was received at the Royal Palace in Rabat, by His Majesty King Mohamed VI, may God assist him, on the occasion of the presentation ceremony of the " Integrated Program to Support and Finance Enterprises” and the signing of related agreements. During this royal audience, Mr. BENCHAABOUN presented His Majesty with documents relating to this program.

Signing ceremony for the extension of the Power Purchase Agreement of the Jorf Lasfar Thermal Power Plant

24/01/2020

On Friday January 24, 2020 in Rabat, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform (MEFRA), and Mr. Aziz RABBAH, Minister of Energy, Mines and Environment, co-chaired the signing ceremony for the extension of the Power Purchase Agreement of the Jorf Lasfar Units 1- 4.

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN presents the Draft Law relating to PPP contracts to the members of the Finance Committee of the house of councilors

22/01/2020

On Wednesday January 22, 2020, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy, Finance and Administrative Reform, presented to the Finance, Economic Development and Planning Committee, reporting to the House of Councilors, Draft Law No. 46-18 relating to Public-Private Partnership contracts.

MEFRA implements its sustainable development strategy through pilot actions

21/01/2020

As part of its strategic action plan and since October 27, 2019, DAAG has set up a photovoltaic power system with the installation of 890 photovoltaic modules on the roofs of three of the buildings of the Central Administration in Rabat, which produce a total power of 300 kilowatts-peak of clean electricity.

Mr. BENCHAABOUN signs the development policy agreement with a deferred drawdown option for risks related to natural disasters

16/01/2020

On Thursday 16 January 2020, at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Administrative Reform, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of the Economy, Finance and Administration Reform and Mr. Jesko HENTSCHEL, World Bank Country Director in the regional office for the Maghreb, Middle East and North Africa Department, signed the development policy agreement with a deferred drawdown option for risks related to natural disasters in the amount of $ 275 million.

Law No. 46-18 on Public-Private Partnership contracts passed by the House of Representatives

14/01/2020

On Tuesday January 14, 2020, the House of Representatives adopted, with 137 votes for and one vote against, the draft law No. 46-18 amending and supplementing law No. 86-12 relating to Public-Private Partnership contracts presented by Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of the Economy, Finance and Administration Reform.

Strengthening cooperation between Morocco and the United Kingdom

10/01/2020

The Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, received on January 10, 2020 at the headquarters of his department Mr. Conor BURNS, British Minister of State at the Department for International Trade, accompanied by Mr. Thomas Reilly, British Ambassador to Morocco.

Mr. BENCHAABOUN presents to the Finance Committee of the House of Representatives the bill on crowdfunding

25/12/2019

On Tuesday December 24, 2019, the Minister of Economy and Finance and Administration Reform, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, presented before the members of the Finance and Economic Development Committee of the House of Representatives, the draft law No. 15-18 relating to crowdfunding. The purpose of this law is to define the legal system applicable to crowdfunding operations.

Mr BENCHAABOUN among the signatories to the Policy Framework for the implementation of the exercise of powers of the regions

20/12/2019

On Friday December 20, 2019 in Agadir, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, the Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, was among the members of the Government who signed together with the 12 presidents of the regional councils of Kingdom, the Policy Framework for the implementation of the exercise of powers of the regions. The signing of this policy took place during the opening session of the first national conference of advanced regionalization, organized by the Ministry of the Interior and the Association of Moroccan Regions (ARM), under the High Patronage of HM King Mohammed VI.

The Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform participates in the 14th High Level Meeting Morocco-France in Paris

19/12/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of the Economy, Finance and Administration Reform took part in the 14th High Level Meeting Morocco-France (RHN) held in Paris on December 19, 2019 as part of a high-level Moroccan delegation chaired by the Head of Government. The RHN is a high level biennial meeting of two governments, established in 1997 between Morocco and France, to examine issues of common interest and to chart the roadmap for bilateral cooperation in various fields.

The International Monetary Fund reconfirms the eligibility of Morocco to the Precautionary and Liquidity Line

16/12/2019

The Board of Directors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reconfirmed, during its meeting held on Friday, December 13, 2019, Morocco's eligibility for the Precautionary and Liquidity Line (PLL), following the 2nd review conducted by IMF during the period from October 29 to November 8, 2019. It should be noted that the PLL agreement was concluded in December 2018 for an amount of US $ 3 billion and is scheduled to end on December 16, 2020.

The House of Representatives adopts at second reading the 2020 Finance Bill

11/12/2019

The House of Representatives adopted, by majority, at second reading, in a plenary session, wednesday December 12th 2019, the 2020 Finance Bill.

Adoption of the 2020 Finance Bill, at second reading, by the Finance and Economic Development Committee of the House of Representatives

11/12/2019

The Finance and Economic Development Committee of the House of Representatives adopted, at second reading, the 2020 Finance Bill with 21 votes in favor, 11 against and no abstentions.​

The House of Councillors adopts the 2020 Finance Bill

06/12/2019

The House of Councillors adopted the 2020 Finance Bill, as a whole and by majority, with 37 votes against 24, and no abstentions.​

Mr BENCHAABOUN presents the 2020 Draft Finance Law as part of a day-debate organized by AMIF in collaboration with ENSA

04/12/2019

The Moroccan Association of Financial Inspectors and the National School of Administration organize, Wednesday, December 4, 2019 in Rabat, a day-debate on the 2020 Draft Finance Law, for the benefit of researchers, academics and public players. In his speech, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, stated that the 2020 Draft Finance Law reflects the Government's strong commitment to implementing the priorities set by His Majesty the King, may God assist him in His Speeches on the Occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the Throne Day, the 66th Anniversary of the King and People's Revolution Day and the opening of the legislative session.

The Finance, Planning and Economic Development Committee of the House of Councillors adopts by majority the first part of the 2020 Finance Bill

02/12/2019

The Finance, Planning and Economic Development Committee of the House of Councillors adopted by majority, on Monday night, the first part of the 2020 Finance Bill with 8 votes against 3, and the abstention of Four councillors.​

The Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform and his German counterpart have signed in Berlin a memorandum for the setting up of the "Reform Partnership" for a budget of 571 million euros

01/12/2019

The Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, and the German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Mr. Gerd Müller, proceeded on Friday 29 November 2019, in Berlin, to the signing of a memorandum for the establishment of the "Reform Partnership" which is a bilateral contribution of Germany in the framework of the G20 Initiative "Compact with Africa".

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN presented the sectoral budget bill 2020 of the Ministry to the Committee of Finance, Planning and Economic Development of the House of Councillors

27/11/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN presented, Wednesday, November 27th 2019, in the Committee of Finance, Planning and Economic Development of the House of Councillors, the sectoral budget bill of these three departments : Economy and Finance, Administration Reform and General Affairs of the Government and Governance.

The Minister’s reply to the Committee of Finance, Planning and Economic Development of the House of Councillors

25/11/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, presented, Monday, November 25th 2019 in Rabat, his response to the members of the Committee of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, following the general discussion of the 2020 Finance Bill within these committee of the House of Councilors.​

The Kingdom of Morocco successfully enters the international financial market

22/11/2019

​On November 21, 2019, the Kingdom of Morocco issued a 1 billion EUR bond on the international financial market, with a 12-year maturity and a spread of 139.7 bps, i.e. a 1.5% interest rate.

Discussion of the Finance Bill 2020 in the Committee of Finance, Planning and Economic Development of the House of Councillors

15/11/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform presented, Friday, November 15th 2019, the Finance Bill for the year 2020 to the members of the Committee of Finance, Planning and Economic Development of the House of Councillors.

The House of Representatives Adopts with Majority the 2020 Finance Bill

14/11/2019

The House of Representatives adopted, on Thursday November 14th 2019​, with a majority, the Finance Bill for the year 2020.

Adoption of the 2020 Finance Bill by the Finance and Economic Development Committee of the House of Representatives

14/11/2019

The Finance and Economic Development Committee of the House of Representatives adopted by a majority, Thursday, November 14th 2019 the 2020 Finance Bill in its entirety with 22 votes in favor and 11 against.

Approval of the first part of the 2020 Finance Bill by the first chamber of parliament

14/11/2019

The House of Representatives ap​proved in plenary, Thursday, November 14th 2019, the first part of the 2020 ​Finance Bill by 168 votes for, 71 votes against and 0 abstention.

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform participates in the 7th seminar on cyber security

12/11/2019

The Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform took part, Tuesday, November 12th 2019, in the opening meeting of the 7th seminar on cyber security devoted to the theme of " Information Systems Outsourcing and Cybers ecurity Challenges". This event was organized by the General Directorate of Information Systems Security (DGSSI) of the National Defense Administration.

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN presents the sectoral budget bill 2020 of the Ministry to the Committee of Finance and Economic Development of the first House of Parliament

07/11/2019

The Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, presented, Thursday, November 7th 2019, in the Committee of Finance and Economic Development of the first House of Parliament, the sectoral budget bill of these three departments : Economy and Finance, Administration Reform and General Affairs of the Government.

The Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, guest of the CGEM with regard to the PLF 2020

04/11/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform was, Monday, November 4th 2019 in Casablanca, the guest of the CGEM (General Confederation of Moroccan Companies) joined by the Minister of the Interior, Mr. Abdelouafi LAFTIT, and this during the meeting held under the theme: " Finance Bill 2020: to build trust and boost investment". This event was an opportunity for the presidents of the federations and committee members of the CGEM to present their grievances as part of the discussions around the PLF 2020.

Signing of a new agreement on the tax marking system to control some commodities subject to the (TIC)

04/11/2019

Realising the necessity to adopt less intrusive and more efficient mechanisms for control, and in order to enhance its means of action (human and material) while improving its results, the Administration of Customs and Indirect Taxes (ADII) had been involved for several years in a reform process of monitoring the production and the importation of some goods that are subject to the domestic consumption tax (TIC) mainly, manufactured tobacco, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

The Minister’s reply to the Committee of Finance and Economic Development of the House of Representatives

31/10/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy, Finance and Administrative Reform, presented, Thursday, October 31st 2019 in Rabat, his response as part of the debate on the PLF 2020 within the Committee of Finance and Economic Development of the House of Representatives.

Review of the 2020 Finance Bill in the Committee of Finance and Economic Development of the House of Representatives

29/10/2019

The Committee of Finance and Economic Development of the House of Representatives initiated, Tuesday, October 29th 2019 the discussions of the 2020 Finance Bill. These debates were attended by Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform.

Press Conference on the Finance Bill (PLF 2020)

22/10/2019

Mr. Mohamed ​BENCHAABOUBN, Minister of Economy, Finance and Administrative Reform, held Tuesday, October 22nd 2019 in Rabat, a press Conference on the Finance Bill (PLF) for the year 2020.

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN presented the Finance Bill 2020 before the Parliament

21/10/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, presented Monday, October 21st 2019 in Rabat the Finance Bill for the year 2020 during a plenary joint session of both Houses of Parliament, chaired by Mr. Habib EL MALKI and Mr. Hakim BENCHAMACH.

The 2020 Finance Bill presented to the Committee of Finance and Economic Development of the House of Representatives

21/10/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, presented Monday, October 21st 2020, the 2020 Finance Bill before members of the Committee of Finance and Economic Development of the House of Representatives.

Participation of a delegation from the Ministry at the annual meetings of the world Bank and the IMF

21/10/2019

A senior delegation from the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform was sent to Washington to take part in the annual meetings of the world Bank and IMF, held October 17th to 21st 2019.

The Finance Bill 2020

19/10/2019

The Finance Bill 2020 and the corresponding reports in Arabic and French are available on the internet portal of the Ministry.

The Council of Government approves the decrees accompanying the 2020 Finance Bill

17/10/2019

The Council of Government reviewed and approved,Thursday, October 17th 2019 in Rabat, the decrees accompanying the Finance Bill for the year 2020. This includes three decrees that delegate power to the Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN:

The Government Council adopts the 2020 Finance Bill

17/10/2019

The Government Council convened,Thursday in Rabat, under the chairmanship of the Head of Government, Saad Dine EL OTMANI, adopted the Finance Bill 2020.

A new feature for the mobile application «Daribati »

16/10/2019

With a view to pursue its strategy of digitalization and the continuing improvement of services provided to taxpayers, the Directorate General of Taxation (DGI) enhanced the mobile application « DARIBATI » by a new feature enabling individuals to join SIMPL services provided for members : e-filing, e-payment, access to tax accounts, on-line Checking of tax certificates ….

A French delegation from « Stop corruption » association visits the Ministry

15/10/2019

Mr. Zouhair Chorfi, Secretary General of the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform received Tuesday, October 15th 2019, Mr. Michel Sapin, former French Minister, as co-chair of « Stop corruption ».

The Minister of Economy, Finance and the Administration Reform presents the broad guidelines of the PLF 2020 to the economic and social stakeholders

14/10/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy, Finance and the Administration Reform, presented Monday, October 14th 2019 in Rabat, the general guidelines of the Finance Bill for the year 2020 (PLF 2020) to the representatives from leading union organisations and the General Confederation of Moroccan Companies (CGEM). This meeting with economic and social stakeholders was chaired by Mr. Saâd Dine EL OTHMANI.

The handover ceremony between Mr.BENCHAABOUN and Mr. BEN ABDELKADER

10/10/2019

​The handover ceremony between Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, that His Majesty King Mohammed VI May God Assisit Him appointed Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform and Mr. Mohammed BEN ABDELKADER, former deputy Minister in charge of the administration reform and public service, was held Thursday, October 10th 2019 in Rabat.

The Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform presents the general guidelines of the 2020 Finance Bill in the Council of Ministers

09/10/2019

The Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, presented to His Majesty the King, may God assist him, the general guidelines of the 2020 Finance Bill at the Council of Ministers, presided over by His Majesty, on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at the Royal Palace in Rabat.

CCG wins the silver award for the Best SME Bank

08/10/2019

CCG wins the silver award as Best SME Bank for 2019 in Africa by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), member of the World Bank Group. The award ceremony took place yesterday on the sidelines of the prestigious SME Finance Forum, which is holding its 5th edition in Amsterdam from October 7th to 9th under the theme: "The convergence of the authentic and financial sectors of SMEs", in the presence of some 600 participants representing more than 280 institutions from 75 countries.

Morocco hosts the Technical Conference of the CIAT from October 8th to 10th 2019 in Marrakech

08/10/2019

Morocco hosts the Technical Conference of the Inter-American Center of Tax Administrations (CIAT), in which the Moroccan Directorate General for Taxation is an associate member. This meeting is held, October 8th to 10th 2019 in Marrakech under the theme : « Tax Administration and Development ».

Mr. BENCHAABOUN receives Mrs. Helene LE GAL, new Ambassador of France in Morocco

24/09/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, received, Tuesday September 24th in Rabat, Mrs. Helene LE GAL, new Ambassador of France in Morocco. During their discussions, both officials welcomed the continuous and positive efforts in the relations linking Morocco to France.

Seminar to present the results of the study entitled : the effects of fiscal policy on poverty and inequalities in Morocco

24/09/2019

The Directorate of Studies and Financial Forcasts (DEPF), the National Monitoring Center for Human Development (ONDH) and the French Agency for Development (AFD), held Tuesday 24th September 2019 in the National Center for Scientific and Technical Research (CNRST), a seminar on the presentation of the prelimenary results of the study entitled : the effects of fiscal policy on poverty and inequalities in Morocco ».

The Minister of Economy and Finance receives the Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg

23/09/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, received on Monday, September 23rd 2019 in Rabat, the Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg, HRH Prince Guillaume and his wife HRH Princess Stephanie de Lannoy.

The Minister of Economy and Finance chairs the opening session of the 13th international conference on public finances

20/09/2019

Mr. Mohammed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired in Rabat, Friday September 20th 2019 the opening of the 13th international conference on public finances, held under the theme : « what local finances in Morocco and France in an evolving world ? ».

The Council of Government adopts the decree regarding the responsibilities and the organization of the Ministry of Economy and Finance

19/09/2019

The Council of Government adopted, Thursday, September 19th in Rabat the draft decree N° 2.18.905, amending and supplementing the decree N°2-07-995 of 23rd choual 1429 (October 23rd 2008) regarding the responsibilities and the organization of the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

The Council of Government adopts the decree amending the import duty governing common wheat and its derivatives

19/09/2019

The Council of Government adopted Thursday, September 19th 2019 in Rabat, the draft decree No. 2.19.810 amending the import duty governing common wheat and its derivatives.

The Minister of Economy and Finance at the summer University of the CGEM

14/09/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, took part, September 13th and 14th 2019 at the second summer University of the General Confederation of Moroccan Entreprises (CGEM), held under the theme : « entrepreneurship : main focus of the development model ».

13th edition of the international conference on public finances

11/09/2019

The Ministry of Economy and Finance, in partnership with the association for the international foundation of public finances (FONDAFIP) and with the assistance of the French magazine « la Revue Française de Finances Publiques (RFFP) », holds, September 20th and 21st 2019 at the head office of the General Treasury of the Kingdom, the 13th edition of the international meeting on public finances under the theme « what local finances in Morocco and France in an evolving world ?

Vehicles dealers : pay as of now, your registration fees on line

03/09/2019

With a view to continue the process of dematerialisation and enhance online tax services « SIMPL », the Directorate General for Taxation (DGI) launched a new online service enabling vehicles dealers to pay registration fees by electronic means.

The Minister of Economy and Finance gives an interview to the « L'Economiste » newspaper

31/07/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, gave, Wednesday, July 31st 2019, an interview to the "L'Economiste" newspaper. During this meeting, he tackled in particular the recommendations of the 3rd Tax Conference, the reform of Public Establishments and Enterprises (EEP), the payment deadlines and the international market entry planned for this year.

The Minister of Economy and Finance chairs the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding between the State and the Moroccan National Railways (ONCF)

25/07/2019

The Minister of Economy and Finance chairs the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding between the State and the Moroccan National Railways (ONCF)

The Minister of Economy and Finance presents the results related to applying the Finance Act 2019 and the prospects of preparing the 2020 Finance Bill before the Council of the Government and the Parliament

25/07/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, presented, Thursday, July 25th 2019, the outcomes of the execution of the Finance Act for the year 2019, first to the Government Council and then before the Finance Committees of both Houses of Parliament. He also made a presentation on the prospects of preparing the Finance Bill for the year 2020 in compliance with the provisions of Article 47 of the Organic Law on the Finance Act.

The Minister of Economy and Finance presents the draft decree that sets the maximum amount of micro-credits

25/07/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, presented Thursday, July 25th 2019 before the Council of Government, the draft decree setting the maximum amount of micro-credits.

Launching of the mobile application "Daribati"

24/07/2019

In the process of improving the quality of taxpayers service, the Directorate General of Taxation launched a mobile application "Daribati" described as having a number of features allowing, among others, the general public to:

Seminar on the presentation of the new version of the Report on Gender-Responsive and Results–Based Budgeting

19/07/2019

The Department of Studies and Financial Forecasts (DEPF), together with the Gender Responsive Budgeting Center of Excellence (CE-BSG) and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment Women (UN-Women) held a seminar, Friday, July 19th 2019 in Rabat to introduce the new framework of the Report on Gender-Responsive and Results–Based Budgeting (GRRB).

Workshop to discuss and review Infrastructures in Morocco

12/07/2019

The Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) and the World Bank Office in Rabat co-organized, Friday, July 12th 2019 at the Sofitel Rose Garden Hotel in Rabat, a workshop to discuss and review infrastructure in Morocco.

The Minister of Economy and Finance and the representative of the World Bank sign a loan agreement on the program "Support to the Education Sector"

11/07/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Mrs. Marie Françoise Marie-Nelly, Director of the Maghreb Department and Malta, Middle East and North Africa at the World Bank, signed, Thursday, July 11th 2019 in Rabat, the loan agreement related to the program "Support to the Education Sector". This event was attended by Mr. Saaid AMZAZI, Minister of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research, and Mr. Lahcen DAOUDI, Minister Delegate for General Affairs and Governance.

Closing seminar on the institutional twinning contract for the implementation of the LOF

11/07/2019

The Ministry of Economy and Finance holds, Thursday, July 11th 2019 in Rabat, a closing seminar on the institutional twinning arrangement entitled "Support for the implementation of the (LOF) Organic Law on the Finance Act.

The Minister of Economy and Finance and the USAID Director sign an agreement to finance the inclusive socio-economic program

03/07/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mrs. Brooke Isham, Director of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Morocco, signed, July 3rd 2019 in Rabat, a loan agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco and USAID amounting to US $ 94 million (about 846 million dirhams).

The Minister of Economy and Finance presents before the Councillors the new steps which objective is to reduce payment delays

02/07/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, presented Tuesday, July 2nd 2019 in the House of Councillors the new measures his department implemented on payment terms.

The Minister of Economy and Finance noted that the tax reform aims to enhance the role of taxation in financing social policies

01/07/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, stated, Monday, July 1st 2019 in the House of Representatives, that the planned tax reform aims to strengthen the role of taxation in the financing of social policies and to ensure an attractive environment for value-added productive investments, which can consolidate the national economy and improve competitiveness.

The Minister of Economy and Finance presents the review on the 3rd Conference on Taxation before the Government Council

27/06/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, presented Thursday June 27th 2019 before the Government Council the assessment of the 3rd National Conference on taxation held May 3rd and 4th 2019 in Skhirat.

The Minister of Economy and Finance takes part at Morocco-OECD high level meeting in Paris

25/06/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, participates in Morocco-OECD high-level meeting that opened, Tuesday, June 25th 2019 in Paris, under the co-chairmanship of the Head of Government Mr. Saad Dine EL OTMANI and the Secretary General of this organization, Mr. Angel GURRIA.

The Minister of Economy and Finance announces two new actions during the 2nd meeting of the Observatory of Payment Periods

25/06/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Mr. Salaheddine MEZOUAR, President of the General Confederation of Moroccan Companies, co-chaired Monday, June 24th 2019 in Rabat, the second meeting of the Observatory of Payment Periods. This meeting aims at strengthening the actions of public authorities and private sector representatives to control payment deadlines.

Visit of a delegation from the Republic of Chad to the MEF

20/06/2019

Mr. Zouhair Chorfi, Secretary General of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, received Thursday, June 20th 2019 at the headquarters of the Ministry, in the presence of officials from the DAAG, the DB and the DTFE, a Chadian delegation made up of Mr. Issa DOUBRAGNE, Minister of Economy and Planning for Development, Dr. Idrissa Saleh BACHAR, Minister of Posts, New Technologies, Information and Communication, Mr. HISSEIN Brahim Taha, Minister, Deputy Secretary General at the Presidency of the Republic, and senior Chadian officials.

The fifth Africa Congress of Accountants « ACOA 2019"

19/06/2019

Mr. Zouhair Chorfi, Secretary General of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, took part in the 5th Africa Congress of Accountants « ACOA 2019" held in Marrakech from June 19th to 21th, under the patronage of His Majesty King, Mohammed VI, under the theme : « For a successful Public Sector Performance in Africa », by Morocco’s Ordre Des Experts-Comptables (OEC) « Chartered Accountants » in conjunction with the Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA).

The Minister of Economy and Finance and the Director General of the AFESD signed two financial agreements in Rabat

19/06/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Mr. Abdullatif Yusuf AL-HAMAD, Director General and President of the Managing Board of the the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD), signed Wednesday, June 19th 2019 in Rabat, two financial agreements according to which this fund grants two loans with an overall amount of 2.27 billion Dirhams. The signing ceremony was attended by Mr. Abdelkader AMARA, Minister of Equipment, Transport, Logestics and Water.

Visit of the Public Financial Control Commission of the House of Representatives to the General Inspectorate of Finances

19/06/2019

The members of the Committee on the Control of Public Finances of the House of Representatives (CCFP) accompanied by the representatives of the parliamentary groups, and their collaborators made, Wednesday, June 19th 2019 a visit to the General Inspectorate of Finances. They were received by the Inspector General of Finances, accompanied by six advisers in charge of the IGF's fields of activity.

Seminar on the theme : "The Moroccan economy facing climate change"

17/06/2019

Mr. Zouhair Chorfi, Secretary General of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, chaired June 17th 2019, a high-level seminar at the Ministry's headquarters on the theme : "The Moroccan economy facing climate change". This meeting was attended by Mr. Jean-François Girault, Ambassador of France to Morocco, Mr. Ahmed Réda Chami, President of the Economic, Social and Environmental Council, and Mr. Said El Hadi, President of the New Economic Climate Commission at CGEM.

The Minister of Economy and Finance chaired the ceremony of presenting a common reference framework of the Prices of Land and Property transactions of Casablanca

12/06/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired Wednesday, June 12th 2019 in Rabat, the ceremony of presenting the common reference framework of the Prices of Land and Property transactions of Casablanca which will come into effect on July 1st 2019.

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN chairs the ceremony for the inauguration of Mr. Abderrahim CHAFFAI, appointed Director of the compensation scheme for catastrophic events

11/06/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired, Tuesday, June 11th 2019 in Rabat, in the presence of Mr. Noureddine BOUTAYEB, Minister Delegate to the Minister of the Interior, the ceremony for the inauguration of Mr. Abderrahim CHAFFAI, appointed Director of the Fonds de Solidarité contre les Evénements Catastrophiques (the compensation scheme for catastrophic events) at the Ministers meeting of June 4th 2019.

The Minister of Economy and Finance chaired the (OPCI) launching conference in Morocco

11/06/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, gave Tuesday, June 11th 2019 in Rabat, the opening speech of the conference for the launch of the Organizations of Real Estate Collective Investment Undertaking (OPCI) in Morocco.

Signing of the loan agreement on the project « sustain the economic integration of Morocco's youth »

29/05/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mrs. Marie Françoise Marie-Nelly, World Bank’s Country Director for the Maghreb and Malta, Middle East and North Africa, signed, Wednesday, May 29th 2019 in Rabat the loan agreement on the project « sustain the economic integration of Morocco's youth ».

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN receives Mr. Khaled SHERIF, vice-president of Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery at the AfDB Group

29/05/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, received Wednesday, May 29th 2019 in Rabat, Mr. Khaled SHERIF, vice-president of Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery at the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), who is on an official visit to Morocco.

Visit of a high level delegation from the Republic of North Macedonia

21/05/2019

Within the framework of exchange and experience sharing on Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB), a delegation from the Republic of North Macedonia headed by Mrs. Mila Carovska, Minister of Labour and Social Policy, visited Morocco from May 21st to 23rd 2019.

The 3rd National Meetings on Taxation

03/05/2019

he 3rd National Tax Conference opened, Friday May 03rd 2019 in Skhirat, under the theme " Fiscal Equity". The opening ceremony of these meetings, under the high patronage of HM King Mohammed VI, is chaired by the Head of Government, Mr. Saâd Dine El OTMANI, the Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, the Minister Delegate to the Minister of Interior, Mr. Noureddine BOUTAYEB, the President of the General Confederation of Moroccan Enterprises (CGEM), Mr. Salaheddine MEZOUAR, and the President of the Economic, Social and Environmental Council (CESE), Mr. Ahmed Reda CHAMI.

The current tax system creates challenges that require comprehensive and far-reaching reform, stated Mr. Benchaaboun

02/05/2019

Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, Minister of Economy and Finance, stressed, Thursday, May 2nd 2019 in Rabat, that the current Moroccan tax system gives rise to challenges that require a comprehensive and profound reform with consideration for the macroeconomic balances of the country. The objective is to guarantee a sound public financial management and meet the needs of citizens and businesses that claim tax fairness and the Kingdom's development requirements.

Organization of the Third National Conference on Taxation, May 3rd and 4th 2019

30/04/2019

On the initiative of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, May 3rd and 4th 2019, the National Conference on Taxation will be held in Skhirat-Rabat.

The VAT refund issue will be resolved by the end of 2019, stated Mr. BENCHAABOUN

30/04/2019

The issue of the refund of the Value Added Tax (VAT) will be resolved by the end of the current year, stressed Tuesday, April 30th 2019 in Casablanca, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance.

Signing of an agreement between the Ministry of Economy and Finance and the Moroccan Capital Market Authority

24/04/2019

In the presence of Mr. Zouhair CHORFI, Secretary General of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, an agreement between the Ministry and the Moroccan Capital Market Authority (AMMC) was signed, Wednesday, April 24th 2019 in Rabat, by Mrs. Nezha HAYAT, President of the AMMC and Mr. Mohamed EL KHARMOUDI, Director of Administrative and General Affairs of the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

Meeting of the Minister with the new AMIF Bureau

15/04/2019

At the time of the election of the new governing bodies of the Association of members of the General Inspectorate of Finance (AMIF), the Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, received Monday, April 15th 2019, the President, Mr. Fouzi LEKJAA as well as the other members of the Association's Bureau.

Mr. BENCHAABOUN participates in the spring meetings of the WB and the IMF

12/04/2019

During his participation in the spring meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, held from April 10th to 14th 2019, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, met, Friday, April 12th 2019, with Mr. David MALPASS, new President of the World Bank Group.

Meeting between Mr. Benchaaboun and Mrs. Lagarde in Washington

12/04/2019

While in Washington, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, held a meeting, Friday, April 12th 2019 with Mrs. Christine LAGARDE, Managing Director of the IMF.

Closure of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Islamic Development Bank Group

06/04/2019

The 44th Annual Meeting of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), held under the theme " Transformation in a changing world : the road to the SDGs", were concluded, Saturday, April 6th 2019, in Marrakech.

Official Opening Ceremony of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Islamic Development Bank

05/04/2019

The official opening ceremony of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), under the High Patronage of HM King Mohammed VI, took part Friday, April 5th 2019 in Marrakech, with the participation of a number of Moroccan and foreign ministers and officials.

The IMF mission under Article IV of its statutes and the 1st review of the LPL Agreement

03/04/2019

Within the framework of the 2019 annual consultations under Article IV and the 1st review of the Precautionary and Liquidity Line (LPL) approv​ed in December 2018, a mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) visited our country from March 19th to April 3rd 2019.

The House of Representatives unanimously adopts the draft law on personal property security

01/04/2019

The House of Representatives unanimously adopted the draft law 18.21 relating to the personal property security, Monday, April 1st 2019, in a plenary session held during the special session convened by the Government.

Constitutive meeting of the National Committee for Financial Inclusion

01/04/2019

Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, Minister of Economy and Finance chaired, Monday, April 1st 2019, the first meeting of the National Committee for Financial Inclusion.

Morocco will host the 44th Annual Meeting of the Islamic Development Bank Group

30/03/2019

Under the high patronage of HM King Mohamed VI, the Kingdom of Morocco will host in a few days the IsDB 44th annual meeting. This event, that will be taking place from April 3rd to 6th 2019 in Marrakech, should involve the participation of more than 2,000 people, including official delegations headed by the Ministers of Economy and Finance of the member countries of the IsDB, as well as international experts and representatives of the private sector and civil society.

Closure of the COM 2019 in Marrakech

26/03/2019

T​he Ministerial sessions of the 52nd Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (COM2019) of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) closed, Tuesday, March 26th 2019 in Marrakech.

Morocco believes in the potential for increasing trade in Africa

25/03/2019

Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, Minister of Economy and Finance, stated, Monday, March 25th 2019 in Marrakech that Morocco believes in the potential for increasing trade in the African continent and co-development in a number of sectors.

Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun points out that contributing to shaping the Africa of tomorrow is a key priority for Morocco

25/03/2019

"Contributing to shaping the Africa of tomorrow, a flourishing, emancipated, independent, stable and resilient Africa, is a main focus and a shared responsibility for the Kingdom of Morocco, which is persuaded of the enormous potential of our African youth and our collective capacities in Africa to try out a beneficial change for our continent." stated Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, Minister of Economy and Finance, at the opening meeting, Monday, March 25th 2019,of the Ministerial Sessions of the 52nd Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (COM2019) of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).

Opening of the Ministerial Sessions of COM2019 in Marrakech

25/03/2019

The ministerial sessions of the 52nd Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (COM2019) of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) started its work, Monday, March 25th 2019 in Marrakech, under the theme "Fiscal Policy, Trade and the Private Sector in the Digital Era: A Strategy for Africa".

Participation in the Side Event on "Fintechs, Digital Identification and Financial Inclusion for the implementation of the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development and Agenda 2063 : The Africa We Want"

24/03/2019

As part of the work of the 52nd session of the ECA Conference of Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development held in Marrakesh from March 20th to 26th 2019, a representative of the Morocco's Treasury and External Finances Department (DTFE) participated as a panelist in the side-event on "Fintechs, Digital Identification and Financial Inclusion for the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Agenda 2063 : The Africa We Want".

Morocco's efforts to promote tax governance are the focus of the Brussels talks between Mr. Benchaaboun and the European Commissioner for Economic Affairs

21/03/2019

Morocco's efforts in good tax governance were, Thursday, March 21st 2019 in Brussels, the focus of talks between the Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, and the European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs, Mr. Pierre Moscovici.

Mr. Benchaaboun presents Morocco's experience in the field of sustainable finance at a High-Level Conference in Brussels

21/03/2019

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, highlighted on Thursday, March 21st 2019, at a High-Level Conference in Brussels, Morocco's experience in the field of sustainable finance, highly appreciated in Africa as well as in other continents, particularly in Europe and Asia.

Morocco elected to chair the COM2019 bureau

20/03/2019

Morocco was elected, on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Marrakech, by acclamation, as Chair of the bureau of the 52nd Session of the Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (COM2019) of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).

The 52nd Session of the Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (COM2019)

20/03/2019

The 52nd session of the Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (COM2019) of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) was inaugurated Wednesday, March 20 in Marrakech. The first session of this conference was reserved for the meeting of the Committee of Experts, which elected Mr. Zouhair Chorfi, the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, in his inaugural session, as Chair of the COM2019 Bureau.

Opening of the 52nd Session of the Conference of Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development of ECA

20/03/2019

Morocco is hosting the 52nd session of the Conference of Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa on March 20-26, 2019 in Marrakech.

An Agreement on Economic and Technical cooperation amounting to 100 million yuans signed between Morocco and China

19/03/2019

The Minister of Economy and Finance,Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, and His Excellency, Mr. LI Li, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of People's Republic of China in Morocco, signed, Tuesday, March 19th 2019 at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, an Agreement on Economic and Technical cooperation amounting to 100 million yuan.

Morocco will host, from March 20th to 26th 2019, the 52nd meeting of the Conference of Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

18/03/2019

The Kingdom of Morocco will host from March 20th to 26th 2019 in Marrakech, the 52nd meeting of the Conference of Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.

Information notice to Business angel networks

15/03/2019

As part of the efforts of the Ministry of Economy and Finance to promote the financing of start ups and innovative young businesses, the Treasury and External Finances’ Department (DTFE), with the support of the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) initiated a project on the institutional support for business angel activities in Morocco. As such, several initiatives were carried out including the launching of a diagnostic study of the activities of business angels in Morocco and providing capacity-building workshops of Business Angels.

Signing of a loan agreement to support development policies for financial inclusion and digital economy

14/03/2019

The Minister of Economy and Finance and Mrs. Marie Françoise Marie-Nelly, Director of Operations, Maghreb Department, Middle East and North African Regional Office at the World Bank, signed, Tuesday March 14th 2019, at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, a loan agreemnt totalling about $700 million to support development policies for financial inclusion and digital economy.

Annual ranking of Intermediary Banks in Treasury Securities, most active on the treasury bill market for the year 2018

13/03/2019

In line with the Treasury Department- Intermediary Banks in Treasury Securities agreement, the Treasury and External Finance Department shall publish the annual ranking of the three most active Intermediary Banks in Treasury Securities on the Treasury bill market.

The Minister of Economy and Finance chaired the ceremony to celebrate the International Women's Day 2019

08/03/2019

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, chaired, March 8th 2019 at the International Conference Centre, Mohammed VI in Skhirat, the ceremony held to honour women from the Ministry at the International Women's Day.

On the value added tax

04/03/2019

​​The G​eneral Directorate of Taxation published on its page on facebook and on its Instagram and Twitter accounts as well as its youtube channel a video on the value added tax.

Presentation workshop of the technical features of the sukuk certificates of financing, investment and investment portfolio

01/03/2019

The Directorate of Treasury and External Finance, supported by the World Bank, held, Wednesday February 27th 2019 in Rabat a workshop presenting the technical features of the sukuk certificates of financing, investment and investment portfolio.

Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun takes part in the second meeting on (PPP), held by the (IDB)

28/02/2019

Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, Minister of Economy and Finance, took part, in Rabat, Tuesday, 28th February 2019, in the second forum on Public-private Partnerships (PPP), held by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), jointly with the Ministry of Economy and Finance, under the theme : « making joint efforts for joint goals »

Conference : Morocco-China relations in the light of the geopolitic and geoeconomic global changes

27/02/2019

As part of the round (debate) initiated to review , inter alia, certain key matters with a significant impact on Morocco’s regional and international economic positionning, the Directorate of Studies and Financial Forcasts (DEPF), in collaboration with the Policy Center for the New South, held, Tuesday February 27th 2019 at 02h30 p.m in the amphitheatre of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, a panel discussion on the theme : « Morocco-China relations in the light of the geopolitic and geoeconomic global changes ».

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN chairs the closing ceremony of the twinning project on support for the Directorate-General for Taxation

26/02/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired, Tuesday February 26th 2019 in Skhirat, the closing seminar on support for the Directorate-General for Taxation (DGI) in order to improve its performance and its relations with taxpayers within the framework of the partnership between Morocco and the European Union (UE).

Holding of the 33rd meeting of the Board of Directors of the Central Guarantee Fund

20/02/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired the 33rd meeting of the Central Guarantee Fund’s (CCG) Board of Directors, Wednesday, February 20th in Rabat. This meeting focused mainly on reviewing the activity of the 2018 financial year and establishing the objectives for the financial year 2019 in addition to the steps to achieve them.

Launching of the new product range of the Central Guarantee Fund (CCG)

20/02/2019

Mr. Mohammed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance chaired, on the sidelines of the 33rd meeting of the Board of Directors of the Central Guarantee Fund (CCG), the launching ceremony of the new CCG product range intended for Moroccan MSMEs, on Wednesday, February 20th 2019 at the headquarters of the Ministry.

Visit of a high level delegation of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund: Preparations for the 2021 Annual Meetings

15/02/2019

Within the framework of the organization of the Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund, which will be held in October 2021 in Marrakech, a high-level delegation led by Mrs. Yvonne Tsikata, Secretary General and Vice-President of the World Bank and Mr. Jianhai Lin, Secretary General of the International Monetary Fund, visited Morocco, February 14th and 15th 2019

Mr. Benchaaboun participates in the inaugural meeting of the "VSB Forum”

13/02/2019

​ Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance took part in Casablanca, Wednesday, February 13, 2019, in the inaugural meeting of the "Very Small Businesses (VSB) Forum ", organized under the theme "What concrete measures to strengthen and structure VSBs in Morocco". This forum brings together more than 600 ecosystem players, all driven by the will to help very small businesses, self-entrepreneurs, startups and project leaders to meet the challenges they face for a better future.

Signing of a loan agreement of $ 96.6 million to fund the Results-Oriented Program for Improving Access to Employment

12/02/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance proceeded on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 in Rabat, along with Mrs. Leila FARAH MOKADDEM, Resident Representative of the African Development Bank National Office in Morocco, to the signing of a loan agreement of 96.6 million dollars (about 923 million dirhams) to finance the Results-Based Program for Improving Access to Employment (PARAAE).

Appointment of the new Managing Director of the “ITHMAR AL MAWARID” Fund

08/02/2019

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, chaired on Friday, February 8, 2019 at 5 p.m. at the headquarters of the Ministry, the handover ceremony between Mr. Tarik SENHAJI and Mr. Obaïd AMRANE, appointed during of the Council of Ministers held on Thursday, February 7, 2019 in Marrakech, as Managing Director of the ITHMAR AL MAWARID Company.

Appointment of the new President of the Hassan II Fund for Economic and Social Development

08/02/2019

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, chaired, Friday, February 8, 2019 at 5 p.m. at the headquarters of the Ministry, the handover ceremony between Mr. Abdelouahed KABBAJ and Mrs. Dounia TAARJI, appointed during the Council of Ministers held on Thursday, February 7, 2019 in Marrakech, as President of the Executive Board of the Hassan II Fund for Economic and Social Development.

Signing Ceremony of two Moroccan-German Financial Cooperation Agreements

05/02/2019

​​Mr. Mohammed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. Götz SCHMIDT-BREMME, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Rabat signed, Tuesday, February 5th 2019, at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy and Finance two Financial Cooperation Agreements amounting to € 330.5 million as loans and grants.

The Minister meets with Mrs. Nadia CALVIÑO SANTAMARIA, Spanish Minister of Economy and Enterprise

01/02/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, met, Friday, February 1st 2019, Mrs. Nadia CALVIÑO SANTAMARIA, Minister of Economy and Enterprise at the headquarters of her department in Madrid.

Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun presents the project of the National Strategy for Financial Inclusion to the government council

31/01/2019

Mr. Mohamed Benchaaboun, Minister of Economy and Finance, stressed, Thursday, January 31st 2019 in Rabat, the interest of the Moroccan government in the reforms of the financial and banking sector, taking into account the role of this sector in mobilizing resources and financing various economic activities.

Signature of the agreement between the UN and Morocco on the organization of the 52nd meeting of the (ECA) Conference of Ministers

30/01/2019

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, headed the signing ceremony of the Host Country Agreement of the 52nd meeting of the Conference of Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development of the Economic Commission of the United Nations for Africa (ECA).

The DGI publishes the circular note on the tax provisions of the Finance Act for the year 2019

25/01/2019

The General Directorate of Taxes (DGI) published, Thursday, january 24th 2019, a circular note on the tax provisions introduced by the Finance Act 2019. Giving a review of the tax provisions of the Finance Act No. 80-18 for the financial year 2019, the Circular Note No. 729 includes three sections.

The Ministry of Economy and Finance considers the drafting of a framework law on taxation

21/01/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, stated Monday, January 21st 2019 in Rabat, that his department is considering the development of a framework law on taxation in line with the Finance Law and providing a clear vision to achieve the objectives set in the field of taxation.

The Bill 91.18 on the transfer of public companies to the private sector approved by the House of Representatives at second reading

21/01/2019

The Committee on Finance and Economic Development in the House of Representatives approved at second reading, Monday, January 21st 2019, the Bill No. 91.18 amending and supplementing the Law No. 39.89 allowing the transfer of public enterprises to the private sector.

Mr. BENCHAABOUN presents the Bill on the organization of the customs agent profession

21/01/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, presented to the House of Representatives, Monday, January 21st 2019, the Bill n ° 19-18 on the organization of the customs agent profession, which seeks to determine their rights and obligations in the context of a national and international environment characterized by free trade and increase in risks.

The promotion of economic relations at the core of an interview in Paris between Mr. BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance and his French counterpart

18/01/2019

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, had a meeting, Friday, January 18th 2019 in Paris, with his French counterpart, Mr. Bruno Le Maire, in which both officials stressed the need to give a new impetus to economic relations between the two countries.

Meeting of the Minister of Economy and Finance with Mrs. Federica MOGHERINI, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

17/01/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, received, Thursday 17th January 2019 at the headquarters of his Department, Mrs. Federica MOGHERINI, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.

The signing of the Minutes concluded the dialogue meeting between the Ministry and the national coordination of the most representative professional organizations

15/01/2019

The Directorate General of Taxes (DGI) and the Administration of Customs and Indirect Taxes (ADII) signed, in Rabat, Tuesday, January 15th 2019, under the supervision of Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, the Minutes concluding ...

Mr Mohamed BENCHAABOUN states that shopkeeper and craftsmen subject to the flat-rate system are exempted from billing

14/01/2019

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance announced in Rabat, Monday, January 14th 2019, that shopkeepers and craftsmen subject to the flat-rate system are exempted from billing under tax law. Responding to a question in the House of ...

DGI : the interpretations relayed on the computer billing system «are entirely unfounded»

08/01/2019

The interpretations and clarifications provided by the media on the computer billing system « have no grounds » and « reflect a misunderstanding of the new provisions of the Finance Act 2018 », stated Tuesday the Directorate-General ...

Simplification of administrative formalities for passports: the Launch of the electronic passport stamp

31/12/2018

In the framework of the simplification of administrative procedures for citizens, the Ministry of the Interior and the Ministry of Economy and Finance announce that the passport stamp will be dematerialized as of  January 1st 2019. The ...

Deletion for all schemes of the physical deposit of the declaration and the enclosed documents as from January 1st 2019

31/12/2018

As part of its strategic project for the dematerialization of customs procedures to establish a paperless customs clearance, economic operators are informed that the customs and tax administration (ADII) decided to remove, for all schemes, the ...

Tax amnesty : the TGR offices are open, December 29th and 30th 2018 from 9h00 to 15h30

26/12/2018

​The General Treasury of the Kingdom « TGR » informs taxpayers in general that the treasuries’ regional, prefectorial and provincial offices as well as tax collecting authorities offices all over the country, will be open, Saturday and Sunday ...

Organization of three national conferences on taxation

25/12/2018

The Ministry of Economy and Finance will hold, May 3rd and 4th 2019 the national meetings on taxation in Skhirat- Rabat. This event should be a contribution to set out the framework for a more effective, competitive, balanced and transparent tax ...

The House of Representatives adopts at second reading the PLF 2019

18/12/2018

The House of Representatives adopted by majority vote, at second reading, in a plenary session, Tuesday December 18th 2018, the Finance Bill 2019. During this session, the Bill was approved by 158 votes in favour, 66 against and no abstentions. ...

The International Conference on Networks of the Institutes of Public Finance of Africa is holding its third meeting in Tunis

18/12/2018

The Ministry of Economy and Finance of Morocco held the 3rd edition of the conference on Institutes of Public Finance of Africa (CIFPA) which is held in Tunis from December 17th to 19th 2018 under the theme "Role of Finance Institutes in ...

Holding of the 6th session of the Board of Directors of the Moroccan Retirement Fund

17/12/2018

​Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, headed, December 17th 2018, on behalf of the Head of Government, the sixth session of the Board of Directors of the Moroccan Retirement Fund « CMR » under the sixth term.Were present during ...

The House of Councilors adopts with a majority the PLF 2019

12/12/2018

​​The House of Councilors adopted, in a plenary session, the majority of the Finance Bill 2019 as a whole. ​During this session, 42 councilors voted for the Bill, 22 against, while 4 members abstained.

House of Advisors Adopts First Part of 2019 Finance Bill

12/12/2018

The House of Advisors (upper House) adopted, Wednesday december 12th 2018 in a plenary session, by a majority vote the 2019 Finance Bill. During this session, 42 MPs voted for the 2019 Finance Bill and 22 rejected it, while four MPs abstained.

BENCHAABOUN takes part in the 10th meeting of the National Committee for Business Environment

07/12/2018

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance participated in Rabat, Friday, December 7th 2018, at the 10th meeting of the National Committee for Business Environment (CNEA).The promotion of investment relies upon a good public-private ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance takes part in the High Level Meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on the middle-income Countries

05/12/2018

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, participated, Tuesday December 4th 2018 in New York, in the work of the high level meeting on middle-income countries (MICs), that the United Nations General Assembly organized on the needs ...

The Finance, Planning and Economic Development Committee of the House of Councillors adopts the first part of the Finance Bill 2019

02/12/2018

The Finance, Planning and Economic Development Committee of the House of Councillors adopted the first part of the Finance Bill 2019 as amended with 9 votes, against 5 and one abstention.

Mr. Benchaaboun presents the Budget Bill of the MEF to the Finance, Planning and Economic Development Committee

01/12/2018

Mr. Benchaaboun, Minister of Economy and Finance, presents this Saturday December 1st 2018, the Budget Bill of his department to the Finance, Planning and Economic Development Committe of the House of Councillors.  

Meeting of the Minister with Mr. Emil KARANIKOLOV, the Bulgarian Minister of Economy

29/11/2018

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance received, Thursday, November 29th 2018 at the headquarters of his Department, Mr. Emil KARANIKOLOV, the Bulgarian Minister of Economy, on the sidelines of the official visit to Morocco of Mr. ...

Cancellation of penalties, fines, surcharges and recovery costs

28/11/2018

The Directorate General of Taxes informs taxpayers that the Finance Act for the year 2018 provided for the complete or partial cancellation of penalties, fines, surcharges and recovery costs related to taxes, duties and collecting taxes before, ...

Adoption of the Settlement Act for the budget year 2016 by the Public Finances Control Committee - First House of Parliament

27/11/2018

Following the reviewing of the Settlement Bill N°26.18 for the budget year 2016, by the members of the Finance Control Committee of the First House of Parliament and its discussion, Tuesday November 27th 2018, in the presence of Mr. Benchaaboun, Minister of Economy and Finance, the Bill was adopted by a majority.

The PLF 2019 being discussed at the Finance, Planning and Economic Development Committee of the House of Councilors

22/11/2018

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, presented, Thursday, November 22nd 2018 in Rabat, the provisions of the Finance Bill 2019, before the Finance, Planning and Economic Development Committee of the House of Councilors. It ...

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN heads a Moroccan delegation to Algeria to participate in the 3rd Ministerial meeting "Finance and Investment" of the 5+5 Dialogue

18/11/2018

A Moroccan delegation, led by the Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, participated Sunday, November 18th 2018 in Algeria, in the 3rd Ministerial meeting "Finance and Investment" of the 5+5 Dialogue. Mr. BENCHAABOUN ...

The House of Representatives adopts by a majority of its members the Finance Bill 2019

16/11/2018

The House of Representatives adopts by a majority of its members the Finance Bill 2019 (PLF 2019), during a plenary session held Friday November 16th 2018. The Finance Bill was approved by 189 members and trejected by 93 others. Earlier today, the ...

The first part of the PLF 2019 was approved by the first house of parliament

15/11/2018

The first house of parliament approved in plenary session, Thursday evening, the first part of the Finance Bill 2019. 188 voted for, 102 against and 0 with abstention.bb

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN presents the sectoral budget of the MEF for the year 2019 before the Finance and Economic Development Committee of the 1st House of Parliament

12/11/2018

The Minister presented Monday, November 12th 2018 the sectoral budget bill 2019 of the Ministry of Economy and Finance in the Finance and Economic Development Committee to the 1st House. On this occasion, the Minister presented the results and ...

Adoption in committee of the first part of the Finance Bill 2019

11/11/2018

The finance and economic development committee in the House of Representatives adopted by majority, on Sunday night the first part of the Finance Bill (PLF 2019). During this meeting, 24 members voted for the first part of the Bill and 13 ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, takes part in the Africa Investment Forum

07/11/2018

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, participated , Wednesday October 7th 2018 in Johannesburg in South Africa, at the first meeting of the « Africa Investment Forum » organized by the African Bank for Development (AfDB). The ...

Capacity building workshops on green finance

01/11/2018

Within the framework of the efforts of the Ministry of Economy and Finance to promote access to green devices, and taking into account the priority needs for capacity building of the Moroccan financial sector, the Directorate of Treasury and External ...

Signing of the joint declaration of intent between the Ministry of Economy and Finance and the German Federal Ministery for Economic Cooperation and Development

30/10/2018

On the sidelines of the G20 Summit on investment, organized October 30th 2018 in Berlin, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance held bilateral meeting with Mr. Gerd MÜLLER, German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN,takes part in the G20 summit on investment

30/10/2018

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired, Tuesday October 30th 2018 the Moroccan Delegation to the G20 high level conference on investment, which took palce in Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany. This meeting was chaired by ...

Steps to support SMEs and micro-businesses presented by Mrs. Fouzia ZAABOUL in the Parliament

30/10/2018

Mrs. Fouzia ZAABOUL, Director of the Treasury and External Finance under the Ministry of Economy and Finance, presented Tuesday, October 30th 2018 in Rabat at the meeting held by the majority groups in Parliament, measures to support the financing ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, presented the PLF 2019 to the media

23/10/2018

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance reviewed the main provisions of the PLF 2019, emphasizing the « social » and « solidarity » aspects in the PLF, during the press conference held October 23rd 2018 at the headquarters of the MEF ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, presented the Finance Bill 2019 before the Parliament

22/10/2018

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, stressed during his presentation before both Houses of Parliament, Monday October 22nd 2018, addressing social and inclusive issues of the Finance Bill 2019. The Government is ...

The Finance Bill 2019

22/10/2018

The Finance Bill for the year 2019 and the related reports in Arabic and French are available on the internet portal of the MEF. These documents focus on : The body of the Bill 2019 (Arabic version ; French version)Report ...

Second international symposium under the theme « the reconsideration of the development model in the light of the changes taking place in Morocco »

18/10/2018

Under the High Patronage of His Majesty the King Mohamed VI, May God Assist Him, the association of the members of the General Inspectorate of Finance (AMIF) organises in collaboration with the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF), the Second ...

The process to facilitate the clearance formalities is continuing

18/10/2018

The simplification of procedures and the improvement of customs measures for the benefit of economic operators were always identified as priorities at the Administration of Customs and Indirect Taxes (ADII). The computerisation of the clearance ...

Certification of real estate appraisers of OPCI assets

16/10/2018

By Decision of the Minister of Economy and Finance dated October 09th 2018 and under the provisions of the law n ° 70-14 relating to real estate collective investment funds (OPCI) and Decree n ° 2-18-32 of chaabane 1439 (April 26th 2018) ...

Participation of Mr. BENCHAABOUN in the Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund

14/10/2018

During his participation in the Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, held from October 12th to 14th 2018 in Bali, Indonisia, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, took part in the regional ...

The Annual Meetings of the World Bank and IMF

14/10/2018

The Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) were held, October 12th to 14th 2018 in Bali, Indonesia. The statement of the Kingdom of Morocco, presented during this occasion to the World Bank on behalf of ...

Officialization in Bali of the attribution of the 2021 Annual Meetings of the WB-IMF to Morocco

14/10/2018

The attribution of the 2021 annual meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (WB-IMF) to Morocco was formalized, Sunday, October 14th 2018, in Bali, during a signing ceremony held at the end of the assemblies of the two ...

The elaboration of the document "Restitution of the awareness caravan actions and sharing on the Organic Law regarding the Finance law"

11/10/2018

At the end of the organization of the awareness caravan actions and sharing on the Organic Law regarding the Finance law (LOF) in the capital towns of the 12 regions of the Kingdom, and in order to reinforce efforts, focus on all the achievements and ...

The General Guidelines of the Finance Bill for the year 2019 presented to the Council of Ministers, chaired by HM the King in Rabat

10/10/2018

HM King Mohammed VI, May God Assist Him, chaired, Wednesday, October 10th 2018, at the Royal Palace in Rabat, a Council of Ministers devoted to the presentation of the general guidelines of the 2019 Finance Bill and the adoption of two bills and ...

Participation of Morocco in the WB- IMF annual meetings in Bali

08/10/2018

Morocco takes part in the annual meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (BM-IMF), a key event on the global financial and economic field, held from October 8th to 14th in Bali, Indonesia. International experts and government ...

The implementation of the first sovereign Sukuk certificates in Morocco

05/10/2018

The Ministry of Economy and Finance announces the realisation, today, Friday October 5th 2018, of the first sovereign Sukuk certificates in Morocco. These Sukuk certificates are Ijara certificates and amounted to 1 billion dirhams, depreciable over ...

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN chairs the signing ceremony of two agreements

03/10/2018

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance headed, Wednesday October 3rd 2018 at the headquarters of the department, the signing ceremony of a financing agreement under the neighbourhood investment facility with an amount of 13M€ ...

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN takes part in the first edition of the Summer University of the (CGEM)

29/09/2018

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, participated, Saturday September 29th 2018 in the 1st edition of the Summer University organized by the Confédération Générale des Entreprises du Maroc (CGEM)-« The General Confederation of ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance co-chairs the opening ceremony of the 12th international symposium of Public Finances

21/09/2018

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance co-chaired Friday September 21st in Rabat, the opening ceremony of the 12th international symposium of Public Finances together with the General Treasorer of the Kingdom, Mr. Nourredine ...

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN received Mr. GHASSAN El-BABA, secretary General of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IDB)

20/09/2018

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, received, Thursday September 20th 2018 at the headquarters of the Ministry, the Secretary General of the (IDB),Mr. GHASSAN El-BABA, who came for a courtesy call, carrying a message of ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance helds talks with the European Commissioner in charge of the European Neighbourhood Policy

14/09/2018

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, received Friday September 14th 2018 in Rabat, Mr. Johannes HAHN, the European Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negociations at the European Commission. Mr. BENCHAABOUN ...

The twelfth International Symposium on Public Finances

12/09/2018

The Ministry of Economy and Finance, in partnership with the Association for the International Foundation of Public Finances (FONDAFIP) and with the support of the French magazine of Public Finances (RFFP) organized, September 21st and 22nd 2018 at ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance speaks with World Bank Vice-President for MENA

26/08/2018

On Monday, August 27, 2018, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance, received at the headquarters of his department, Mr. Ferid BELHAJ, World Bank Vice-President for MENA. This meeting was an opportunity for the Minister to review, ...

M. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN takes up his new position as Minister of Economy and Finance

24/08/2018

The handover of power between Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, who was appointed on August 20th, 2018 by HM King Mohammed VI as Minister of Economy and Finance, and his predecessor Abdelkader Amara, in his capacity as Acting Minister since August 2nd, 2018, ...

Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN appointed Head of the Ministry of Economy and Finance

20/08/2018

HM King Mohammed VI, may God assist him, received on Monday, August 20th, 2018 at the Royal Palace in Rabat, Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN who was appointed Minister of Economy and Finance in accordance with the provisions of the Article 47 of the ...

Automobile : Signature of an investment agreement between Morocco and the Citic Dicastal Chinese Group for the production of aluminium rims

25/07/2018

Morocco and the Citic Dicastal Chinese Group signed, in Rabat, Thursday, July 26th 2018, an investment agreement for the achievement of an industrial program on the production of aluminium rims, for an investment of 350 millions euros and generating ...

Growth revised upwards to 3.6% in 2018 thanks to the good performance of the non-agricultural sectors and a successful harvest

19/07/2018

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed Boussaid, announced Thursday, July 19, 2018 at the Government Council in Rabat, the upward revision from 3,2% to 3,6 of growth forecasts for the year 2018, thanks to the good performance of non ...

Launching of the new web site of the Directorate of studies and Financial Forcasts

17/07/2018

The Directorate of Studies and Financial Forcasts (DEPF), of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, is pleased to announce that its new Website is now available via URL link below :http://depf.finances.gov.ma.This new site, developed ...

Mr. BOUSSAID presents the framework of the preparation of the PLF 2019 before the government Council

13/07/2018

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, presented the framework of the preparation of the Finance Bill 2019 (PLF) before the government Council which met Thursday, July 12th 2018 in Rabat. According to Mr. BOUSSAID, The year 2019 ...

Meeting MEF/CGEM : "Business climate and payment deadlines"

10/07/2018

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. Salaheddine MEZOUAR, President of the CGEM (the General Confederation of Moroccan Companies), have co-chaired, Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at the headquarters of the Ministry, a ...

Launching of twinning : capacity building within the framework of the implementation of the organic law relating to the finance law

09/07/2018

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, headed Monday July 9th 2018 at the headquarters of the Ministry the meeting of the launching of the institutional twinning « capacity building within the framework of the implementation of the ...

Innovative entrepreneurship and support for startups funding at the core of a Casablanca meeting

02/07/2018

Mr. Mohamed Boussaid, Minister of Economy and Finance, took part in Casablanca, Friday June 29th 2018, in the meeting under the theme » Innov Invest Day », at the initiative of the Central Guarantee Fund (CCG), devoted to entrepreneurship, innovation ...

Dematerialisation and facilitation : new on line tax certificates starts as of June 29th 2018

29/06/2018

As part of the strategy for extending the use of electronic procedures and with a view to facilitate and simplify tax procedures to taxpayers, the Tax General Directorate launched new on line tax certificates concerning procurement for tax free, ...

Participation of DEPF at the 10th plenary session of the OECD intiative on global value chains

28/06/2018

The Directorate of Studies and Financial Forcasts in the Ministry of Economy and Finance, represented by its Director, Mr. Mounssif Aderkaoui, took part in the 10th plenary session of the OECD initiative on global value chains, held in Paris from ...

Public portfolio : a relative control of increased level of debt in 2017

26/06/2018

Mr. Mohamed Boussaid, Minister of Economy and Finance, stated, Tuesday June 26th 2018 in Rabat, before the committee of control of public finances in the House of Representatives on the report of the court of auditors entitled : « Public ...

Macro-economic Seminar Moroccan-French, DEPF- DG-Trésor France

21/06/2018

Within the framework of the strengthening of cooperation between the Moroccan Ministry of Economy and Finance and France Expertise, the Directorate of Studies and Financial Forcasts (DEPF), in partnership with the Directorate General of Treasury (DG ...

Dematerialisation and facilitation : three new tax on- line certificates

21/06/2018

Pursuing the dematerialisation of procedures   with a view to facilitate and simplify taxpayers fiscal procedures, the Moroccan General tax Directorate developed three new on- line certificates… These teleservices, available to ...

Signing of a loan agreement with the AfDB amounting to €200 million

08/06/2018

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired, Friday June 8th 2018 in Rabat, the signing ceremony of a loan agreement with the African Development Bank (AfDB) amounting to €200 million ( around MAD 2.2 billion), to fund the support ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance receives the President of the Flemish Parliament

01/06/2018

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received Thursday June 1st 2018 in Rabat, Mr. Jan Peter PEUMANS, President of the Flemish parliament. During this meeting, both senior officials stressed the excellence of relations between ...

Meeting in Rabat between Mr. BOUSSAID and the British Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for international Trade

01/06/2018

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received, Thursday June 1st , 2018 in Rabat, Mr. GRAHAM Stuart MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Trade. Meetings were held on cooperation between the two countries and ...

Addis Ababa: Morocco unanimously designated to host the UN Conference of African Ministers of Finance

16/05/2018

The Kingdom of Morocco was selected unanimously and by acclamation to hold the next Ministerial Conference of the United Nations’ Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). The Finance African Ministers , meeting at the Commission's headquarters in ...

The Customs and Excise Administration (ADII) and the Renault Maroc Group seal their partnership by signing an agreement and a memorandum of understanding

14/05/2018

By making support for large-scale projects and foreign investments in Morocco a priority, Customs seeks to build a lasting and constructive partnership with foreign companies established in Morocco in order to provide them with quality support and ...

Participation of the Minister of Economy and Finance in the 51st session of the Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.

14/05/2018

M. Mohammed Boussaid, Minister of Economy and Finance participated in Addis Ababa, on Monday 14 May 2018 at the 51st session of the Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development of the United Nations Economic ...

Compendium of financing and support instruments for very small, small and medium-sized enterprises

13/05/2018

Within the framework of the actions undertaken to promote the financial inclusion of very small, small and medium-sized enterprises, self-employed entrepreneurs (AEs) and micro-entrepreneurs, the Ministry of Economy and Finance (Department of ...

Signing of a partnership agreement between the MEF and the Malagasy Ministry of Finance and Budget

10/05/2018

The MEF Secretary General, accompanied by the Director of Administrative and General affairs, received the morning of 10 Mai 2018 a senior delegation from the Ministry of Finance and Budget of the Republic of Madagascar, headed by the Director of ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance at “Bawabate al-Khaleej” Seminar

08/05/2018

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, took part in the "Bawabate al-Khaleej" Seminar, which opened on Tuesday 8th May 2018 in Manama. During this meeting, Mr. BOUSSAID asserted that the economic diversification policy that ...

Meeting on the electronic exchange of documents and data between the Judicial Office of the Kingdom and its partners.

08/05/2018

The Judicial Office of the Kingdom (AJR) organized, on Tuesday 8th May 2018 in Rabat, in collaboration with the Department of Administrative and General Affairs, a meeting under the theme "Electronic exchange of documents and data between the ...

Signature of a partnership agreement between Customs and Tangier Med Port Authority

26/04/2018

​A partnership agreement was signed, on Thursday 26th April 2018 in Tangiers, between the Director General of the Customs and Excise Administration (ADII), Mr Nabyl LAKHDAR, and the President of Tanger Med Port Authority (TMPA), Mr Fouad BRINI.This ...

M. BOUSSAID reaffirmed in Paris Morocco's unfailing, continuous and proactive commitment to combating terrorism and its financing

26/04/2018

M. Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, took part on Thursday 26th April 2018, in Paris, in the international conference to fight against the financing of terrorism. At that meeting, Morocco reaffirmed its unwavering, continuous and ...

Morocco officially designated to host the 2021 WBG and IMF Annual Meetings

24/04/2018

The Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are the major annual event of international finance and an opportunity to discuss the current situation in the world, the development and financing of ...

Launching ceremony of the twinning Morocco - EU "Strengthening the Gender Responsive Budgeting Process"

20/04/2018

Within the framework of the implementation of the Programme "Réussir le Statut Avancé" which is part of the partnership between the Kingdom of Morocco and the European Union, Mr. Zouhair Chorfi, Secretary General of the Ministry of Economy ...

Damane Assakane Fund’s Monitoring Committee meeting of April 17th, 2018

17/04/2018

The monitoring committee of the mortgage insurance fund for access to housing “DAMANE ASSAKANE” held its eighth meeting, Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy and Finance under the chairmanship of the Department of ...

The 32nd meeting of the Central Guarantee Fund’s (CCG) board of directors

13/04/2018

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed Boussaid, presided Friday, April 13th, 2018 the 32nd meeting of the Central Guarantee Fund’s (CCG) board of directors. This meeting was dedicated to reviewing 2017’s activity and fixating goals and ...

43rd Meeting of the Board of Governors of the IDB Group

05/04/2018

Mr. Mohamed Boussaid, Minister of Economy and Finance, made a visit to Tunisia to take part in the 43rd meeting of the Board of Governors of the Islamic Development Bank Group held from April 3rd to 5th 2018. The Moroccan delegation accompanying Mr ...

Discussion workshop: “Are middle classes emerging in Africa?”

05/04/2018

The Ministry of Economy and Finance’s Department of Economic Studies and Financial Forecast organized on Thursday, April 5th, 2018 a discussion workshop on the theme: “Are middle classes emerging in Africa?” in partnership with the French ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance at the 43rd Annual Meetings of the Islamic Development Bank Group.

04/04/2018

​Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, declared at the opening of the 43rd annual meetings of the Islamic Development Bank Group in Tunis on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, that Morocco occupies the sixth position in terms of IDB financing, ...

Digital transformation offers new opportunities in the insurance sector

04/04/2018

At the opening session of the fifth edition of the "Casablanca Rendezvous of Insurance" (Rendez-vous de Casablanca de l'Assurance) held on April 4, 2018, Mr. Nouaman Al Aissami, Deputy Director at the Treasury and External Finance ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance presides the Moroccan delegation to the Morocco-British Forum on Trade and Investment

27/03/2018

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, headed an important Moroccan delegation in the “Moroccan-British Forum on Trade and Investment” held on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 in London. Organized on the initiative of the Moroccan ...

First meeting of the capital markets committee of March 19, 2018

19/03/2018

On Monday, March 19, 2018, Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, presided the first meeting of the Capital Markets Committee (CMC) at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy and Finance.This meeting was attended by the following, ...

Mr Mohammed Boussaid in Washington to promote Morocco's candidacy to host the 2021 edition of the World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings

14/03/2018

A Moroccan delegation, led by the Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr Mohamed Boussaid, visited on March 13-14, 2018 the headquarters of the World Bank (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington to promote Morocco's candadacy to ...

Meeting of the Minister of Economy and Finance with his Malian counterpart

08/03/2018

On Thursday, March 8, 2018, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, met his Malian counterpart, Mr. Boubou Cissé, as part of the business visit of a delegation presided by the Malian Prime Minister to Morocco. In a press statement, ...

The Ministry of Economy and Finance participates in a special meeting at the head office of the (ADB) in Abidjan

06/03/2018

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, accompanied by Mrs. Faouzia ZAABOUL, Director of Treasury and External Finances, took part, Tuesday, March 6th ​​​2018, in a special meeting that Mr. Akinwumi A. ADESINA, President of ...

Mr. BOUSSAID takes part in the signature of agreements on the development plans of the (CCIS)

05/03/2018

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, participated, Monday, March 5th 2018 in Rabat in the signing of agreements on the development plans of the chambers of commerce, industry and services (CCIS), as well as their Federation, with a ...

A workshop on the theme « development issues and challenges facing middle-income countries : focus on Morocco »

01/03/2018

​​The Direction of Studies and Financial Forcasts (DEPF) held, March 1st 2018, in partnership with the OCP Policy Center, a workshop on the theme : « development issues and challenges facing middle-income countries : focus on Morocco ». ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance believes that the commitments set out in the program "Tangier-Metropolis" have been achieved and even exceeded

21/02/2018

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, participated, Wednesday, February 21st 2018, in a meeting at the headquarters of the Ministry of the Interior in Rabat, devoted to the discussion of the progress and the assessement of ...

Meeting of the Minister of Economy and Finance with the President of the (EBRD)

20/02/2018

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID,Minister of Economy and Finance, received Thursday February 20th 2018 in Rabat, Mr. Suma CHAKRABARTI, President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and this during his official visit to Morocco.The ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance makes a statement on the GRB in the House of Representatives

13/02/2018

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, stated, Tuesday February 13th 2018 in Rabat, during a study meeting in the House of Representatives devoted to the Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB), that the GRB is a key tool to achieve equity ...

Visit of a delegation of the republic of GHANA

12/02/2018

The secretary General of the MEF, accompanied by the Director General of Administrative and General affairs, received February 12th 2018 a delegation of the Republic of GHANA, headed by M. Yaw Osafo Marfo , Senior Minister at the Presidency in ...

Annual ranking of the most active Treasury securities intermediary banks (IVT) in the Treasury bill market for the year 2017

12/02/2018

In accordance with the provisions of the agreement : the Treasury department-IVT Banks, the Treasury and External Finances Department publishes the annual ranking of the three most active IVT banks in the Treasury bill market. This ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance in the 3rd Public Finances Forum in the Arab Countries in Dubai

11/02/2018

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, stated, Sunday, February 11th 2018 in Dubai during his participation in the 3rd Public Finances Forum in the Arab Countries, that the reforms in which Morocco is committed , in various fields, ...

Statement by the International Monetary Fund, the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development and the Arab Monetary Fund at the end of the conference on promoting growth, employment and inclusion in the Arab world

30/01/2018

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) and the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) made today the following statement in Marrakech at the end of the conference entitled "Opportunities for all: ...

The policy of diversification of sources of growth and sectoral activities in Morocco would reduce external shocks

30/01/2018

The policy of diversification of sources of growth and sectoral activities in Morocco would reduce external shocks and create job opportunities, said Tuesday, January 30, 2018 in Marrakech, the Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID. ...

Official opening of the conference on growth, employment and inclusion in the Arab world in Marrakech

30/01/2018

The opening session of the high-level conference under the theme "Opportunities for all: Growth, employment and inclusion in the Arab world", took place on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 in Marrakech in the presence of the Head of Government ...

High-Level Conference in Marrakesh: The Macroeconomic Framework and Sector Strategies Presented to the Media

29/01/2018

On the sidelines of the high-level conference held on 29 and 30 January 2018 in Marrakech under the theme "Opportunity for all: growth, employment and inclusion in the Arab world", the Ministry of Economy and Finance organized for the ...

Mr. BOUSSAID believes that unemployment among young graduates in particular is one of the major challenges in the MENA region

29/01/2018

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance said, Monday, January 29, 2018 in Marrakech, that the integration of young people and women of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) in the labor market will be in the heart of the high-level ...

Meeting of Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance with Mr. Pierre Heilbronn, Vice-President of the « EBRD »

24/01/2018

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received Wednesday January 24th 2018, at the headquarters of his department, Mr. Pierre Heilbronn, Vice-President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development « EBRD » in charge of ...

The "CCG" launches a web site devoted to the "Innov Invest Fund"

23/01/2018

The CCG « Central Guarantee Fund » strengthens its commitments towards startups and  innovative project developers with the launching of a new web site entirely dedicated to the "Innov Invest Fund" (IIF) for financing ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance and the Wali of Bank Al Maghrib hold a press conference on the new exchange rate regime

18/01/2018

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. Abdellatif JOUAHRI, Wali of Bank Al-Maghrib, gave, Thursday, January 18th 2018 in Rabat, a press conference on the new exchange rate regime adopted, Monday, January 15th, 2018. ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance speaks in the parliament on the reform of the exchange rate regime

18/01/2018

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Mr. Abdellatif JOUAHRI, Wali of Bank Al-Maghrib, held, Wednesday January 18th 2018, a joint meeting of the Committee of Finance and Economic Development in the House of Representatives and ...

Transition to a more flexible exchange rate system

12/01/2018

The Ministry of Economy and Finance, after obtaining the assent of Bank Al-Maghrib, decided to adopt , from Monday, January 15th 2018, a new exchange regime in which the parity of the dirham is determined within a band of fluctuation of ± 2.5 ...

The Administration of Customs and Indirect Taxes was awarded the «E-mtiaz d'Encouragement» Prize

26/12/2017

The Administration of Customs and Indirect Taxes (ADII) won the «E-mtiaz d'Encouragement» award of the «E-contenu» set, during the 11th national award of e-government « E-mtiaz 2017 », held by the Ministry of the Reform of Government Administration ...

Signing ceremony of the financial protocol between the Moroccan Government and the French Government for the financing of the acquisition of locomotives by the (ONCF)

22/12/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Mr. Jean-François GIRAULT, Ambassador of France in Morocco, signed, December 22nd 2017 the financial protocol between the Moroccan Government and the French Government on a loan amounting ...

Signing of a loan agreement for the support of the Grand- Casablanca development Plan

21/12/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, headed, Thursday December 21st 2017 in Rabat, the signing ceremony of a loan agreement of the World Bank amounting to 172 million euros, for the support of the Grand- Casablanca development Plan ...

A loan agreement for the financing of the strengthening program of value chains in the agricultural food sector

21/12/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. Aziz AKHANOUCH, Minister for Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests, were present, Thursday December 21st 2017 in Rabat, at the signature of a loan ...

A loan agreement for the financing of the strengthening program of value chains in the agricultural food sector

21/12/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. Aziz AKHANOUCH, Minister for Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests, were present, Thursday December 21st 2017 in Rabat, at the signature of a loan ...

Launch of the mobile application " Property Prices Framework"

18/12/2017

As part of its commitment to provide a service of quality and proximity, the Directorate General of Taxes (DGI) has just launched a mobile application called "Property Prices Framework ", which enables you to access reference prices ...

Signing of a framework agreement between the (CE-BSG) and the Ministry of the Interior - Directorate General of Local Authorities: "Integration of the gender approach in territorial planning and budget programming"

15/12/2017

Within the framework of the exchange of expertise and good practices in the field of Gender responsive Budgeting (BSG) at the national level, Mr. Khalid Safir Wali, Director General of Local Authorities (DGCL), Ministry of the Interior and Mrs. ...

Adoption of the (PLF) 2018 by the House of Representatives

13/12/2017

The Finance Bill (PLF) 2018 was adopted, Wednesday, December 13th 2017, by the House of Representatives with 171 votes in favour, 63 against and 15 abstentions.

Signing Ceremony of a Morocco-EU Twinning Contract "Strengthening the Gender Responsive Budgeting Process"

13/12/2017

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Mrs. Claudia WIEDEY, Ambassador Head of the Delegation of the European Union (EU) in Morocco, signed, Wednesday, December 13th , 2017 at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy and ...

The Finance Bill 2018 adopted by the House of Councilors

12/12/2017

The Finance Bill (PLF) 2018 was adopted, Monday December 11th 2017, in plenary session in the House of Councilors with 47 votes in favour, 22 against and 16 abstentions.

The Minister of Economy and Finance participates in the launching ceremony of 26 industrial investments in the automotive sector

11/12/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, participated Monday, December 11th, 2017 in Casablanca, in the signing ceremony of five documents relating to the launch of 26 industrial investments in the automotive sector. This event was ...

The agreement between the Moroccan Government and the "BYD Auto Industry" group confirms the success of the industrial acceleration strategy

09/12/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, stated that the planning of achieving an ecosystem electric transport in Morocco by "BYD Auto Industry" group confirms the competitiveness of the Kingdom and its attractiveness to ...

Participation of the MEF in the 1st Moroccan Sustainable Insurance Day 2017, under the theme "The role of insurance industry in sustainable development"

06/12/2017

Mr. Zouheir CHORFI, Secretary General of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, gave, on behalf of the Minister, the opening speech of the 1st Moroccan Sustainable Insurance Day 2017 held on Wednesday, December 6th 2017 in Rabat. This conference, ...

The (PLF) 2018 adopted by the committee in charge of Finance in the House of Councilors

06/12/2017

The Finance Bill (PLF) 2018 was adopted Wednesday, December 6th 2017, by the members of the Committee of Finance, Planning and Economic Development under the House of Councilors with 8 votes in favour, 1 against and 3 abstentions.

Organization of a seminar on the lunch of a new Knowledge Management platform concerning Gender-Responsive Budgeting (BSG)

05/12/2017

Within the framework of producing and sharing knowledge, the Centre of excellence for the (BSG), in collaboration with the Directorate of Administrative and General Affairs, organized, Tuesday, December 5th 2017, a seminar on the launch of a new ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance presents the MEF’s sector budget for the year 2018 before the Finance committee of the House of Councilors

29/11/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, presented, Wednesday, November 29th 2017 at 15h00. before the members of the Committee of Finance, Planning and Economic Development of the House of Councilors, the sector finance bill of the ...

The (PLF) presented before the Committee on Finance, Planning and Economic Development of the House of councilors

23/11/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, presented, Wednesday, November 22nd 2017, before the members of the Committee on Finance, Planning and Economic Development under the House of Councilors, the Finance Bill (PLF) 2018. In his ...

The 2nd edition of the international conference of public finances institutions of Africa begins its work in Marrakech

22/11/2017

The Kingdom of Morocco hosts from November 21st to 23rd 2017 in Marrakech, the 2nd edition of the international conference of public finances institutions of Africa under the theme: "the new governance of Public Finances: towards new ...

Forum on “New Venture Finance in the Arab World”

20/11/2017

The Ministry of Economy and Finance of the Kingdom of Morocco, the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF), the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for ...

The House of Representatives approves by a majority vote the Finance Bill 2018

17/11/2017

The House of Representatives approved by a majority vote the Finance Bill 2018, on Friday, November 17th 2017 in plenary session. The Finance Bill 2018 was approved by 180 votes in favour, 53 against and 29 abstentions.

Adoption in Committee on Finance and Economic Development of the PLF 2018

17/11/2017

The Committee on Finance and Economic Development at the House of Representatives adopted by a majority vote, on Friday morning, November 17th 2017, the Finance Bill 2018 (PLF 2018). First of all, the committee adopted the second part of the PLF ...

Organization of a high level forum under the theme: "New Venture Finance in the Arab World – Accelerating Arab Startups", November, 20th-21st 2017

16/11/2017

The  Moroccan Ministry of Economy and Finance- Treasury and External Finances Department (MEF), the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF), the  Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) and the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), on behalf ...

The 2nd edition of the International Conference of Public Finance Institutes of Africa (CIFP 2017)

07/11/2017

The Institute of Finance, under the Directorate of Administrative and General Affairs, organizes, from November 21st to 23rd 2017 in Marrakech, in partnership with the Higher Specialization Program in Public Finance (PSSFP) of Cameroon and with the ...

New appointments within the Ministry of Economy and Finance

02/11/2017

Pursuant to the provisions of Article 92 of the Constitution, the Council of Government approved, Thursday, November 2nd 2017, proposals for appointments to senior positions in the Ministry of Economy and Finance. This includes:Mr. Zouhair CHORFI ...

Business Angels Workshop: Pilot project of institutional support to the development of business angels activity in Morocco

02/11/2017

The Directorate of Treasury and External Finance and the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) organized, November 2nd 2017 a workshop concerning the presentation of the outcomes of the study on institutional support to the development of ...

Seminar under the theme : Discussion on Public-Private Partnership : “Moroccan and Turkish experiences”

31/10/2017

Mr. Abderrahmane SEMMAR,Director of Public enterprises and Privatization and Mrs. Marie-Alexandra VEILLEUX-LABORIE, Director in charge of Morocco at the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), co-headed, October 31st 2017, the opening ...

A press conference : presentation of the Finance Bill 2018 by Mr. BOUSSAID

26/10/2017

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, held, Thursday October 26th 2017 in Rabat, a press conference on the Finance Bill 2018. The presentation of the Minister focused on the three following issues : Trends in ...

The speech of the Minister of Economy and Finance when presenting the Finance Bill 2018 in a plenary session before both Chambers of Parliament

24/10/2017

The full speech of the Minister of Economy and Finance delivered during the presentation of the Finance Bill 2018 in a plenary session before both Chambers of Parliament. The speech of the ...

Presentation of the Finance Bill 2018 before both Houses of Parliament.

24/10/2017

Pursuant to Article 68 of the constitution, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, presented, Tuesday, October 24th 2017, the Finance Bill 2018 at a plenary session in parliament. All the documents and Reports accompanying ...

The Finance Bill 2018

24/10/2017

The Finance Bill for the year 2018 and the reports related to it in Arabic and French are available on the MEF internet portal.These documents focused on: The Body of the Finance Bill 2018:Arabic versionFrench versionReports and notes ...

Morocco-EU: the Launch of the twinning project "Support to the Court of Auditors"

18/10/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, took part, Wednesday, October 18th  2017 in Rabat, in the ceremony of the launch of the Morocco-EU Twinning project "Support to the Court of Auditors", initiated in partnership ...

The Finance Bill for the year 2018 adopted in the Government Council

17/10/2017

The government council, held Tuesday, October 17th 2017, under the chairmanship of the Head of Government, Mr. Saâd-Eddine EL OTHMANI, adopted the Finance Bill (PLF) 2018, which provides for a growth rate of 3,2% and projects to keep the budget ...

Workshop on the inter-regional input-output table for Morocco: a tool for analyzing regional economic structures and interregional impact assessment

10/10/2017

The Directorate of Studies and Financial Forecasts (DEPF) organized, October 10th ,in partnership with the (OCP)-Policy Center, a high-level workshop on the interregional input-output table for the Moroccan economy, with the technical support of Mr. ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance headed the signing ceremony of an agreement in the presence of the French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs

09/10/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Mr. Jean-Yves LE DRIAN, French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, signed , Monday, October 09th 2017, a loan agreement of the French Development Agency (AFD) amounting to 80 million ...

Launching of the program of the SMEs logistic improvement

04/10/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, signed Wednesday, October 04th in Rabat, a partnership agreement formalizing the program for the development of the SMEs’ logistic competitiveness “PME-LOGIS”, for the benefit of about 600 SMEs, ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance receives the director General of the (UNIDO)

03/10/2017

​Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received, Tuesday, October 3rd 2017 in Rabat, Mr. Li Yong, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO),  who is visiting Morocco, October from 02nd ...

Mr. BOUSSAID receives the Spanish Minister Delegate in charge of Trade

03/10/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, had Tuesday, October 3rd 2017 at the headquarters of the Ministry in Rabat, meetings with Mrs. Maria Luisa PONCELA GARCIA, Spanish Minister Delegate at the Ministry of Economy, Industry and ...

The participation of the center of excellence for gender responsive budgeting at the regional dialogue on the nationally determined contributions (NDC) for Africa.

29/09/2017

The Minister of Economy and Finance, through the center of excellence for gender responsive budgeting (CE-BSG), was invited to participate at the regional dialogue on the nationally determined contributions (NDC) for Africa against climate change. ...

Morocco and Italian Magneti Marelli Group signed an agreement on setting up in Tangiers a plant specializing in producing car components for an amount of 37 million euros

26/09/2017

Mohamed Boussaid, Minister of Economy and Finance, Moulay Hafid Elallamy, Minister of Industry, Investment, Trade and Digital Economy, and Pietro Gorlier, CEO of Magneti Marelli signed, Tuesday September 26th 2017 in Rabat, an agreement concerning ...

The 11th international symposium on Public Finances “Public Finance sand State’s sovereignty”»

16/09/2017

​The Minister of Economy and Finance and the association of the international foundation for Public Finances (FODAFIP), organized, September 15th and 16th, 2017 in Rabat, with the support of the French magazine of public Finances(RFFP), the 11th ...

The 11th edition of the International Symposium on Public Finances

11/09/2017

The 11th edition of the International Symposium on Public Finances, under the theme: “Public Finances and States’ sovereignty” will be held, September 15th and 16th 2017 at the headquarters of the General treasury of the Kingdom. The theme of ...

Mr. BOUSSAID participates in the meeting of the Finance Ministers of the countries of the Compact with Africa

06/09/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, took part on Wednesday, September 06th 2017 in Accra, in the meeting of the Finance Ministers of the Compact with Africa (CWA). The (CWA) was launched following the conference of the ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance receives the President of the Commission of ECOWAS

29/08/2017

​In the horizon of Morocco's membership in ECOWAS, whose agreement in principle was given on June 4, 2017 in Monrovia, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received, on Tuesday 29 August 2017 in Rabat, Mr. Marcel Alain DE SOUZA, ...

Mr. BOUSSAID participates in the meetings of African Union Finance Ministers

09/08/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, went to Addis-Ababa to take part in the meetings of African Union Finance Ministers, held on 8 and 9 August 2017 at the headquarters of AU Commission. The works of these meetings mainly ...

31st meeting of the Executive Board Of Caisse Centrale de Garantie

03/08/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired the 31st meeting of the Executive Board of Caisse Centrale de Garantie (CCG) on July 28, 2017 in Rabat. This meeting was dedicated to the examination of the activity during the period ...

IMF reconfirms the eligibility of Morocco to Precautionary and Liquidity Line

01/08/2017

During its meeting held on Tuesday 1 August 2017, IMF Board of Directors reconfirmed the eligibility of Morocco to Precautionary and Liquidity Line (PLL) following the second semester review of this line carried out by IMF services during the period ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance says 2018 will be a “decisive year” in decreasing indebtedness

31/07/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, announced that the Governmental Programme prepares the general framework for decreasing indebtedness in the horizon of 2021 and considers 2018 a “decisive year” towards this reduction. In an ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance inaugurates the first agency of UMNIA BANK '

28/07/2017

Mr Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, and the President and CEO of CIH BANK, Mr Ahmed RAHHOU, chaired the official inauguration ceremony of the first UMNIA BANK agency on Friday 28 July 2017 in Rabat. On this occasion, explanations ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance expects the national economy to register a growth of 4.8% in 2017

27/07/2017

During the Government Council held on Thursday 27 July 2017 under the chairmanship of the Head of Government, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, gave an overview of the implementation of 2017 budget and the general framework for ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance chairs the signing ceremony of two agreements between Morocco and the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development

25/07/2017

A signing ceremony for two agreements of loan and guarantee took place on Tuesday 25 July 2017 at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy and Finance. This is related to the financing of the second phase of the Tangier-Casablanca high-speed train ...

The reform of the exchange regime aims to accompany the opening of Morocco to the world economy

12/07/2017

In response to a question before the House of Counselors on July 11, 2017, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, affirmed that the reform of the exchange regime aims to accompany the opening of Morocco to the world economy and ...

XIVth Plenary Assembly of the National Accountancy Council (NAC)

11/07/2017

Mister Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired the Fourteenth Plenary Assembly of the National Accounting Council (NAC), held on July 11th 2017, in Rabat. This session was mainly devoted to the examination and ...

IMF Staff Completes Second Review Mission of the Precautionary and Liquidity Line for Morocco

10/07/2017

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team led by Nicolas Blancher visited Morocco from June 29 to July 10, 2017 to conduct discussions with the Moroccan authorities on the second review under the Precautionary and Liquidity Line (PLL) ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance presided over the signing ceremony of two agreements

07/07/2017

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mohammed BOUSSAID, presided over the signing ceremony of two agreements on Friday, July 07, 2017 in Rabat: The development agreement between the Ministry of Economy and Finance, the Ministry of National ...

Mr. BOUSSAID participated in the 1st National Conference on the Carbon Market

07/07/2017

On Friday, July 7, 2017, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, participated in the first conference on the carbon market which took place in Rabat. In his speech, the Minister said that Morocco has now become a model in the field ...

Special issue of a postage stamp commemorating the centenary of the General Treasury of the Kingdom (TGR) and the Public Accounting of Morocco

05/07/2017

The General Treasury of the Kingdom (TGR) and the Barid Al-Maghrib Group have issued on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in Rabat, a special postage stamp commemorating the centenary of the TGR and the public accounting of Morocco, an institution which is ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance chaired an extraordinary session of the Board of Directors of the Moroccan Pension Fund (CMR)

30/06/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired on Friday June 30, 2017, by delegation from the Head of Government, an extraordinary session of the Board of Directors of the Moroccan Pension Fund following the appointment of Mr Lotfi ...

Signing of the contractual documents related to the implementation of the project of seawater desalination for irrigation and drinking water supply in the Souss Massa region

29/06/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Mr. Aziz AKHANNOUCH, Minister of Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests, presided on Thursday, 29 June, 2017, in Rabat, the signing ceremony of the ...

Mr. BOUSSAID presided the signing ceremony of a loan agreement for financing the project of safeguarding Saiss irrigated plain

29/06/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Aziz AKHANNOUCH, Minister of Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests, and Mrs. Marie Alexandra Veilleux-Laborie, Director of the Office of the European Bank ...

Signature of a loan agreement financing the support project of the 2015-2030 National Education Strategy

22/06/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, presided on Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Rabat, the signing ceremony of a loan agreement of € 80 million and a grant of € 500,000.00 for financing the support project of the 2015-2030 National ...

Signature of the agreement of Morocco‘s share capital in the Development Bank of the Central African States (BDEAC)

21/06/2017

​​Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Mr. Zounguere SOKAMBI ARMAND GUY, Vice-President of the Development Bank of the Central African States (BDEAC) signed the agreement of Morocco’s equity investment in the BDEAC on Wednesday ...

Signing ceremony of the 2nd phase of the Support Project of the National Irrigation Water Saving Programme (PAPNEEI 2)

20/06/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Aziz AKHANNOUCH, Minister for Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests, and Mrs. Yacine FAL, Deputy Director-General of the African Development Bank (ADB) ...

Signing ceremony: «INNOV INVEST» Fund

16/06/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, has signed, on Friday June 16 2017,  with Mr. Michael HAMAIDE, Senior Operations Officer in the Maghreb and Malta Department, Middle East and North Africa at The World Bank, a loan ...

The Center of Excellence for the Gender Responsive Budgeting (CE-BSG) organizes a meeting on the launching of the prefiguration operations concerning the integration of gender-responsiveness in the budget policies.

13/06/2017

The Center of Excellence for the Gender Responsive Budgeting (CE-BSG) under the Ministry of Economy and Finance, organized, Thursday, June 13th 2017 in Rabat, a meeting on the launching of the prefiguration operations concerning the integration of ...

Participation of the Minister in the G20 conference under the theme “ investing in a common future “

11/06/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, has been in Berlin, at the head of an important delegation, in order to participate in the high level conference on partnership with Africa, organized by the G20 , June 12th and 13th under the ...

The government Council adopts 4 draft decrees on the delegation of authority to the Ministry of Economy and Finance and the application of VAT

08/06/2017

Four draft decrees related to the delegation of powers to the Ministry of Economy and Finance were adopted at the council of government, held June 8th 2017 in Rabat under the chairmanship of the head of the government. These decrees involve domestic ...

The House of Representatives approves the PLF 2017 at a second reading

05/06/2017

The House of Representatives approved, Tuesday, June 6th 2017, at a second reading the Finance Bill (PLF) 2017. This Bill was approved with 199 votes in favour, 56 against and 38 abstentions.

The Committee on Finance and Economic Development in the House of Representatives approves in second reading the PLF 2017

04/06/2017

The Committee on Finance and Economic Development in the House of Representatives approved, Monday June 5th 2017, after second reading, the Finance Bill 2017 with 24 votes in favour, 9 against and 4 abstentions. The House of Representatives will ...

The House of Councilors approves the Finance Bill 2017

01/06/2017

The House of Councilors approved, Thursday, June 1st, the Finance Bill 2017 in a plenary session devoted to the examination and voting of the second part of this Bill. The PLF was approved with 44 votes in favor, 22 against and 10 abstentions. The ...

The first part of the PLF-2017 approved by the House of Councilors

31/05/2017

The Finance, Planning and Economic Development Committee of the House of Councilors approved, Monday, May 29th by a majority of votes, the first part of the Finance Bill (PLF) 2017. This first part of the (PLF) will be discussed, Wednesday May 31st ...

The Minister launches a workshop on the Sukuks’ issuance legal framework intended for the Chariâa Commission of Participatory Finance

31/05/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired, with the Secretary General of the Higher Ulemas Council, Mai 31st 2017 at the headquarters of the Ministry, the opening ceremony of the workshop on “the regulatory framework for the ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance presents the Sector Budget of the MEF for the year 2017 before the House of Councilors.

24/05/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, presented, Wednesday, May 24th 2017 before the members of the Committee on Finance, Planning and Economic Development in the House of Councilors, the draft sector budget of the Ministry of The ...

The CCG is awarded the "Financial Inclusion" Trophy at the African Banker Awards 2017

24/05/2017

On May 24, 2017, the (CCG) “Caisse Centrale de Garantie” was awarded the "Financial Inclusion" at the African Banker Awards 2017, organized during the annual meetings of the African Development Bank currently held in Ahmedabad in India. ...

Participation of Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID in the National seminar on Effective Public Investment organized in partnership with the (OECD)

22/05/2017

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, took part,  Tuesday, May 23rd 2017 in Rabat, in a high-level national seminar under the theme: "Efficient Public Investment: Towards inclusive and sustainable territorial ...

The 2017 Finance Bill in the House of Councilors

15/05/2017

After its adoption by the 1st House of parliament last Friday, the Finance Bill 2017 was presented, Tuesday May 16th 2017 by Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, before the Committee on Finance, Planning and economic development of ...

The Finance Bill 2017 adopted by the House of Representatives

11/05/2017

The Finance Bill for the year 2017 was adopted Friday evening, May 12th 2017 by a majority of votes: 194 in favour, 56 against and 39 abstentions. ​ This bill will be tabled at the Ho​use of Councilors level for discussion and vote from this ...

Study visit of a delegation of senior officials from the Republic of Mali to the (IGF)

11/05/2017

As part of the partnership with the control bodies of African countries, the General Inspectorate of Finance (IGF) received, May 8th to 12th 2017, a delegation of senior officials from the Republic of Mali for a study visit. The delegation was made ...

Participation of Mrs. FAOUZIA ZAABOUL in the 26th Annual Meeting of the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

09/05/2017

Mrs. FAOUZIA ZAABOUL, Director of Treasury and External Finance in the Ministry of Economy and Finance, participated, as Alternate Governor of the Kingdom of Morocco in the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), in the 26th Annual ...

Participation of Mr. BOUSSAID in the 1st Economic Forum of Fes-Meknes Region

09/05/2017

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, participated, Wednesday, May 10th 2017 in the 1st Economic Forum of Fes-Meknes region, held under the theme "territory, businesses and economic intelligence". This event was organized ...

Grain Campaign: the Government Introduces Several actions to guarantee the right harvest conditions

08/05/2017

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID and Mr. Aziz AkHANNOUCH, Minister of Agriculture, Maritime Fishing, Rural Development and Water and Forests, chaired, Tuesday, May 9th 2017,the signing ceremony of the joint decision to set up ...

Presentation of the Ministry's draft Budget for the year 2017 before the Committee on Finance and Economic Development

04/05/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, presented, Friday, May 5th 2017, the guidelines of the Ministry's sector-based budget proposal for the year 2017 before the Committee on Finance and Economic Development in the House of ...

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID receives in Rabat a delegation of Directors of the World Bank Group

03/05/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, together with Mr. Aziz AKHANNOUCH, Minister of Agriculture, Maritime Fishing, Rural Development and Water and Forests, received, Thursday, May 4th 2017 in Rabat, a delegation made up of several ...

The Minister presents the Bill amending the import duty for common wheat and its derivatives and the House of Representatives adopts it

02/05/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, presented, Wednesday, May 03rd  2017, during a plenary session in the House of Representatives, the Bill 19-17 amending the right of self- Import duty for common wheat and its derivatives ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance presents the Finance Bill for the year 2017 in plenary session before both Houses of Parliament

28/04/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, made, Thursday April 27th 2017 in plenary session before the members of both Houses of Parliament, the speech on the Finance Bill (PLF) for the year 2017.​ The 2017 ...

Participation of Morocco in the meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund

23/04/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, at the head of a large delegation, participated in the meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF),held in Washington, April 21st to 23rd 2017. ​ On this occasion, ...

Participation of Morocco in the meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund in Washington

23/04/2017

During his participation in the meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), held in Washington from April 21st to 23rd 2017, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, president of the group made up of ...

The holding of the Joint Annual Meetings of the Arab Financial Institutions, April 18th and 19th 2017

19/04/2017

Under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, the Kingdom of Morocco is hosting the Joint Annual Meetings of the Arab Financial Institutions on April 18th and 19th 2017 in Rabat: the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development, ...

Sharing and awareness Caravan on the Organic Law n° 130-13 relating to the Finance Act (LOF)

12/04/2017

The Ministry of Economy and Finance will launch, April 12th 2017 in Rabat the caravan of sharing and awareness-raising on the Organic Law n ° 130-13 regarding the Finance Act (LOF), under the theme: "Regional aspect and the ...

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID chairs the 3rd meeting on the financial information in Morocco

06/04/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired, Thursday, April 6th 2017 in Casablanca, the 3rd meeting on the financial information in Morocco under the theme: "Alternative Financial Tools".​ This meeting, attended by ...

The reappointment of Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID as Minister of Economy and Finance

05/04/2017

His Majesty the King Mohammed VI, May God glorify Him, accompanied by the Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan, appointed the members of the new Government, Wednesday, April 5th 2017, in the Throne Room at the Royal Palace of Rabat. Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID was ...

Participation of the Center of Excellence of Gender-Sensitive Budgeting at the Expert Group Meeting on the development of the Indicator of the objectives for sustainable development N 5.C.1

28/03/2017

March 27th and 28th 2017, the Governance and Leadership Section of the UN Women, as well as the PEFA program of the World Bank, OECD and UNDP, held a high-level seminar to identify the methodological and conceptual framework for the indicator 5.C.1, ...

Participation of Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, in the actions of the African Economic Platform

20/03/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, represented Morocco in the first edition of the African Economic Platform (AEP) held in Mauritius from March 20th to 22nd 2017 in line with the African Union’s Agenda 2063. He was accompanied by ...

The participation of the “CE- GRB” in the Side Event organized by the African Fund for Women and Development in the margins of the work of the CSW 61.

20/03/2017

The Center of Excellence for Gender Responsive Budgeting “CE- GRB” participated, March 20th 2017 in New York in the Side Event organized by the African Fund for Women and Development with the support of the UN Women under the theme " Gender ...

The participation of Mr. BOUSSAID in the meeting of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Banks Governors

18/03/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, took part, March 17th 2017 in Baden-Baden, Germany, in the meeting of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Banks Governors, devoted to the launching of the G20 initiative, entitled " ...

Participation of the Center of Excellence for Gender Responsive Budgeting at the 61st Session of the Commission on the Women’s Status from March 13th to 24th 2017, New York, USA

13/03/2017

The Center of Excellence for Gender Responsive Budgeting, under the Ministry of Economy and Finance, organized, March 13th 2017 at the United Nations’ Headquarters in New York, a round table with the support of the UN-Women On the theme of equality ...

Visit of the delegation of Burkina Faso to the Budget Directorate of the Ministry of Economy and Finance

09/03/2017

Within the framework of the sharing of knowledge and the exchange of expertise and good practice in terms of Gender Responsive Budgeting (BSG) on an international scale, the German Cooperation requested, through the GIZ, the Budget Directorate to ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance signs a cooperation agreement and a memorandum of understanding in Conakry

23/02/2017

His Majesty King Mohammed VI and the President of the Republic of Guinea, His Excellency Mr. Alpha Condé, chaired the signing ceremony of eight bilateral cooperation agreements, Thursday, February 23rd 2017 at the Presidential Palace Mohammed V in ...

Participation of the Directorate of Treasury and External Finance in the Semi-annual Meeting of the Morocco- Italy Joint Management Committee

23/02/2017

The Directorate of Treasury and External Finance (DTFE) participated in the meeting of the Morocco-Italy Joint Management Committee (CMG), held, February 23rd, 2017 in Rome .This event was chaired by the Director General of the Italian Agency of ...

An agreement on the promotion and the mutual protection of investments signed by the Minister in Lusaka

20/02/2017

His Majesty King Mohammed VI and the President of the Republic of Zambia, His Excellency Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu chaired, Monday, February 20th 2017, at the presidential palace in Lusaka, the signing ceremony of 19 government and economic partnership ...

A memorandum of understanding and an agreement signed by the Minister of Economy and Finance in Accra

17/02/2017

His Majesty King Mohammed VI, along with His Excellency Prince Moulay Ismail, and the President of the Republic of Ghana, Mr. Nana Akufo-Addo, chaired at the presidential palace in Accra, Friday, February 17th the signing ceremony of 25 government ...

The Center of Excellence for Gender Responsive Budgeting organizes a seminar for the benefit of the government departments

08/02/2017

The Center of Excellence for Gender Responsive Budgeting (CE-BSG), under the Ministry of Economy and Finance, organized, Wednesday, February 08th 2016 in Rabat, a seminar on the feedback of the government departments that included Gender sensitivity ...

Mr. BOUSSAID presents the advantages of the Mutual Real Estate Investment Funds (OPCI)

08/02/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired, Wednesday, February 08th 2017 in Casablanca, the opening session of the Mutual Real Estate Investment Funds (OPCI) organized by the Colliers International group. In his speech, the ...

Two agreements signed by the Minister of Economy and Finance during the signing ceremony chaired by His Majesty the King and the President of the Republic of South Sudan

01/02/2017

Within the framework of the royal visit to South Sudan, His Majesty King Mohammed VI, May God Assist Him, and the President of the Republic of South Sudan, Mr. Salva Kiir Mayardit, chaired, Wednesday, February 1st 2017, at the Presidential Palace in ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance: the budget deficit of Morocco would have reached 3.9% of the GDP in 2016

27/01/2017

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance gave, Friday January 27th 2017 in Rabat, a briefing on the macroeconomic results for the year 2016. During this event, the Minister announced that the budget deficit of Morocco would have ...

First ministerial meeting of the "5 + 5 Finances" Dialogue

26/01/2017

​Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, co-chaired, with his French counterpart, Mr. Michel SAPIN, Minister of Economy and Finance, the first ministerial meeting of the "Dialogue 5+5 Finances", held in Paris, January 24th ...

Participation of the Directorate of Treasury and External Finance in the Regional Conference on International Investment Agreements

25/01/2017

​The DTFE (the Directorate of Treasury and External Finance) participates in the Regional Conference organized by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) in Casablanca from January 23rd to 26th 2017 together with the Secretariat of the United Nations ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance signs with Japanese officials an exchange of notes and a loan agreement

16/01/2017

A signing ceremony of the Exchange of Notes and the loan agreement amounting to 5.371 billion yen (about 467 million DH) for the project of the construction of an Oceanographic and Fisheries Research Ship was held at the headquarters of the Ministry ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance receives the Ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

27/12/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received, Tuesday December 27th 2016 in Rabat, Mrs. Yeshi Tamirat, Ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. ​Both senior officials welcomed the good relations between the ...

The government council adopts the discharge bill relating to the State’s budget for the year 2014

27/12/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance presented at the meeting of the Council of Government, chaired by the Head of Government, Mr. Abdelilah BENKIRANE, Tuesday, December 27th , 2016 in Rabat, the bill N ° 82 -16 on the settlement of ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance and the President of the FADES sign supplementary loan and guarantee agreements relating to the TANGER CASABLANCA high speed train project

22/12/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Mr. Abdellatif Youssef Al HAMAD, President and CEO of the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (FADES), chaired Thursday, December 22nd 2016 in Rabat, a signing ceremony of ...

The Moroccan Directorate General of Taxes receives the e-mtiaz Award for the online payment service of the car tax

21/12/2016

The Directorate General of Taxes (DGI) won, Wednesday, December 21st, 2016, the "e-mtiaz" award for the 10th edition of the national e-government prize organized by the Ministry of the Public Service and the Modernization of the ...

Signature in Rabat of financing agreements on the construction of three high-speed railway stations

16/12/2016

The Ministry of Economy and Finance and the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) signed agreements concerning the Bank's participation in the financing of the construction of three high-speed railway stations in the cities of Tangier, Kenitra And ...

A Visit of the delegation of the Ministry of Economy, Promotion of investments and Prospective of GABON

09/12/2016

Within the framework of the cooperation program between the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the Ministry of Economy and Finance aiming at strengthening the African public debt managers’ skills, a delegation of the Debt ...

The royal visit to Nigeria is historical according to Mr. BOUSSAID

05/12/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, described His Majesty King Mohammed VI’s visit to Nigeria, May God Assist Him, as historical; a Country with political and economic weight. In a statement given in Abuja to the p​ress, Mr. ...

Mission of the IMF under Article IV of its Statutes for the year 2016 and the 1st review of the (PLL) agreement

02/12/2016

As part of the annual consultations for the year 2016 under Article IV and the 1st review of the Precautionary and Liquidity Line (LPL), a mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Mr. Nicolas Blancher, visited our country from ...

Development model of the south provinces : Mr. BOUSSAID stresses the satisfaction of the monitoring committee

30/11/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, took part November 30th 2016 in Rabat, in the monitoring committee meeting, in charge of the follow up of the development model of south provinces. This event gathered ministers and ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance signs with his Madagascan counterpart an agreement on avoiding double taxation and prevent tax evasion.

21/11/2016

During the signing ceremony of these bilateral convention and agreement cooperations, headed by His Majesty the King Mohammed VI, May God Assist Him, and the president of the republic of Madagascar, Mr. Hery Rajaonarimampanina, on November 21st , ...

Mr. BOUSSAID believes that through the agreements signed with the Ethiopian side, the relations between the two countries will improve

19/11/2016

His Majesty the King Mohammed VI, May God Assist Him, and the president of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopian, Mr. SEM Mulatu TESHOME, headed, November 19th, 2016 at the national palace in Addis Abeba, the signing ceremony of seven ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance meets in Marrakech with outstanding personalities on the sidelines of the COP22

18/11/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, had many discussions with many personalities on the margins of the COP22 which took place from November 7th to 18th 2016 in the Kingdom of Morocco in the city of Marrakech. Thus, the Minister ...

The outline of the activities of the Minister of Economy and Finance at the COP22 in Marrakech

18/11/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, undertook a range of activities during the COP22 which took place, November 7th to 18th 2016 in the Kingdom of Morocco in the city of Marrakech. The Minister headed November 13th 2016 a panel ...

The signing of an intergovernmental financial protocol on the financing of the intellectual services of the TGV(high-speed train) project

16/11/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUASAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, met November 16th 2016 in Marrakech, with Mr. Michel SAPIN, Minister of Economy and Finance, on the occasion of COP22. During their meeting, both Ministers welcomed the quality and the dynamic ...

A press conference of the Minister of Economy and finance on the road map of the financial sector for the climate

14/11/2016

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, participated, Monday, November 14th 2016, with Mr. Abdelaatif JOUAHRI, Wali of Bank Al Maghrib and Mr. Nizar BARAKA, president of the COP22 scientific committee, in the press conference. ...

Mr. Boussaid at the conference on « the mobilization of funds within the framework of the implementation of the Paris agreement »

08/11/2016

The Minister of Economy and Finance took part in the conference on "Climate Finance Day 2016" organized by Casa Finance City in Casablanca, November 4th 2016, under the theme: "the mobilization of funds within the framework of the ...

Mr. BOUSSAID believes that the royal visit to Rwanda is extremely positive and paves the way for intensive and deep cooperation

21/10/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance gave Friday, October 21st, 2016 in Kigali, an interview to « l’Observateur du Maroc et de l’Afrique » ​​and the website « Pouvoir d’Afrique » ​​and this, on the occasion of the royal visit to ...

The project of the Finance Law 2017

20/10/2016

the project of the Finance law 2017 and the reports relative to it in Arabic and in French are available on the Internet portal of the MEF. These documents carry on :​ Body of the Finance Act 2017 Note of presentation of ...

Signing of a convention and agreement by the Minister of Economy and Finance in Kigali

19/10/2016

At the signing ceremony held Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 in Kigali, which was chaired by His Majesty the King May God Assist Him, and the Rwandan President, the Minister of Economy and Finance signed a convention and agreement. Thus, Mr. ...

The appointment of Mr. Mohamed CHAFIKI, Ambassador of His Majesty the King to the United States of Mexico

14/10/2016

Mr. Mohamed CHAFIKI was appointed October 13th, 2016 by His Majesty the King, Ambassador of His Majesty the King to the United States of Mexico. Mr. Mohamed CHAFIKI, father of four children, was the National Director of the Center of Excellence in ...

Mr. MOHAMMED BOUSSAID, CHOSEN THE MINISTER OF FINANCE OF THE YEAR 2016, FOR THE MENA REGION BY THE INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE 'GLOBAL MARKETS'

13/10/2016

On the sidelines of the Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank, the international Magazine ‘Global Markets appointed Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Finance Minister of the year 2016 for the MENA region. ​ This award reflects Mr. BOUSSAID’s ...

Morocco's participation in the Annual Meetings 2016 of the IMF and the WB, October 07 to 09 2016 in Washington

10/10/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, went to Washington, heading a large delegation to attend the annual meetings of the World Bank (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), held from October 7th to 9th 2016. During this ...

Mr. BOUSSAID at the 10th International meeting on Public Finances

16/09/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired Friday, September 16th in Rabat the opening session of the 10th International Conference on public finances, under the theme: "Political authorities and public finances: ...

Mr. BOUSSAID at the 3rd Morocco-Russia business forum

14/09/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance took part, Thursday September 15th in Agadir, in the 3rd Morocco- Russia business forum that will focus on “Economic opportunities for a strategic partnership”.

Morocco's participation in the opening day of the Economic and Digital Francophonie

13/09/2016

Morocco took part in the first Day of Economic and Digital Francophonie, held Wednesday in Paris in the presence of key figures from the political, diplomatic and economic world, including representatives of the public sector and the business world, ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance is in favor of direct support instead of granting tax exemptions.

07/09/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired Thursday, September 8th , 2016 in Rabat, the opening meeting of the Conference organized by ‘the Economy and Finance sector ‘of the National Union of Moroccan Engineers (UNIM ) under ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance meets the vice-president of the European Investment Bank in charge of (EIB) activities in the Maghreb.

06/09/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance received, Wednesday, September 7th 2016 at the headquarters of his department, Mr. Roman ESCOLANO, Vice-president of the European Investment Bank (EIB) in charge of (EIB) activities in the ...

Finance Bill 2017: Guidance Note of the Head of Government

09/08/2016

The issuing of the guidance note of the Head of Government concerning the Finance Bill 2017, sent to the government departments and outlining the priorities of the Finance Bill 2017. Guidance Note of the Head of Government on the Finance ...

The International Monetary Fund approves a new Precautionary and Liquidity Line (LPL)

24/07/2016

Following Morocco's request to renew the Precautionary and Liquidity line (LPL), the Board of Directors of the International Monetary Fund approved at its meeting July 22nd 2016, a new agreement under the ( LPL) for a period of 2 years and totalling ...

Mr. Boussaid "Africa50 will work to implement the will and the common goal of a united, prosperous and integrated Africa "

21/07/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired Thursday, July 21st, 2016 in Casablanca, the opening session of the ordinary and extraordinary annual meetings of Africa50 Fund.In his speech at this occasion, the Minister thanked all ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance chairs a meeting between the President of the “ADB” and several Ministers

19/07/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 in Rabat, Mr. Akinwumi ADESINA, President of the African Development Bank “ADB”. After the meeting, Mr. BOUSSAID chaired a meeting that brought ...

Mr. BOUSSAID : "The opening up of " MARSA-MAROC " is an appropriate opportunity to further strengthen and boost its governance"

18/07/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, stated, Tuesday, July 19th , 2016 in Casablanca, that the listing of  " MARSA-MAROC “ is likely to strengthen the market position of this ports’ operating company and contribute to ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance receives the President General of the Africa50 Fund

11/07/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 in Rabat, Mr. Alain EBOBISSÉ, CEO of Africa50 Fund, Pan-African infrastructure investment platform. During this meeting attended by Mrs. Yacine Diama FAL, the ...

Signing ceremony of the framework agreement on the management of the "INNOV INVEST" Fund by the Central Guarantee Fund, on behalf of the State.

30/06/2016

Mr. Mohamed Boussaid, Minister of Economy and Finance chaired, Friday July 1st 2016, the signing ceremony of the framework agreement on the management of the "INNOV INVEST" Fund by the Central Guarantee Fund, on behalf of the State.Took ...

Signing of the legal documentation relating to the opening of the capital of the Stock Exchange

16/06/2016

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired Friday, June 17th at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, the signing ceremony of all the legal documentation relating to the opening of the capital of the Stock ...

Transfer to the Casablanca stock exchange of a minority stake of the Company for the Management of the ports "Marsa Maroc"

14/06/2016

As part of the listing of "Marsa Maroc" on the stock exchange and the sale of a minority stake of 40% of the public shareholding in the capital of the said company, a Road Show was launched on June 15th, 2016 at the Casablanca Stock ...

website devoted to the Organic Law on the Finance Act

09/06/2016

The Ministry of Economy and Finance has just set up a website dedicated to the Organic Law No. 130-13 on the Finance Act available at the link below: http://lof.finances.gov.ma.​ The establishment of this website which is part of ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance receives the Ambassador of Romania

05/06/2016

​Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received Monday, June 6th , 2016 in Rabat, Mrs. Simona Marina LOAN, the ambassador of the Republic of Rom​ania.  ​ ​During this meeting, the two officials reviewed the cooperation ...

Symposium under the theme: "Which Development Model for Morocco to join the group of emerging nations "

02/06/2016

​Under the chairmanship of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, May God Assist Him, the Ministry of Economy and Finance and the Association of Members of the General Inspectorate of Finance (AMIF) are organizing June 2nd and 3rd 2016, at the International ...

The opening of the symposium on the Moroccan development model

01/06/2016

Under the chairmanship of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, May God Assist Him, the Ministry of Economy and Finance and the Association of Members of the General Inspectorate of Finance (AMIF) organize June 2nd and 3rd 2016 at the International ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance attends the Doha conference on "the economic future of the Middle East '

30/05/2016

​Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, participated in the 11th conference on “the economic future of the Middle East '' , held in Doha, May 30th and 31st . In his opening speech, the Minister stated that stability is the key to ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance receives the Ambassador of Brazil

26/05/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance received, Friday, May 27th 2016 in Rabat, Mr. José Humberto de Brito Cruz, Ambassador of Brazil. During this meeting, the Minister and the Ambassador reviewed the cooperation relations linking ...

The Minister delegate in charge of the Budget responds to the latest report by the Court of Auditors

25/05/2016

​Mr. Idriss El Azami El Idrissi, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Economy and Finance in charge of the Budget presented, Wednesday, May 25th 2016 before the House of Representatives, his response to the latest report, which was presented by the ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance receives the Ambassador of Ethiopia

23/05/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received in, Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 in Rabat, H.E. Mrs. Yichi TAMARA, Ambassador of Ethiopia, newly appointed to the Kingdom of Morocco.​ During this meeting, the Minister and the Ambassador ...

Press Conference announcing the Forum on Moroccan development model

23/05/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Mr. Driss EL AZAMI EL IDRISSI, Minister Delegate in charge of the Budget, gave Monday, May 23rd 2016 in Rabat, a press conference announcing the symposium to be held June 2nd and 3rd 2016 ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance represents the Kingdom of Morocco at the annual meeting of the (IDB)

16/05/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, participated in the 41st annual meeting of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IDB). This meeting will be held from May 15th to 19th 2016 in Jakarta, the capital of the Republic of Indonesia.​ ...

Signing in Beijing of a memorandum of understanding on the transfer of North-South waters between Morocco and China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd

11/05/2016

Under the chairmanship of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, the Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed Boussaid, signed, Thursday, May 12th, 2016 in Beijing, a memorandum of understanding on the transfer of North-South water between the ...

The Director of Treasury and External Finance takes part in the 25th Annual Meeting of the (EBRD)

11/05/2016

Mrs. Faouzia ZAABOUL, Director of Treasury and External Finance, headed the Moroccan delegation participating in the 25th Annual Meeting of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), held from May 10th to 12th 2016 in London. On ...

An agreement on economic and technical cooperation signed in Beijing between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Republic of China

10/05/2016

Under the chairmanship of His Majesty King Mohammed VI and the President of the Republic of China, HE. Xi Jinping, Mr. Mohammed Boussaid, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Mr. Gao Hucheng, Chinese Minister of Commerce, signed Wednesday, May 11th, ...

Financial Support Fund to small and medium-sized enterprises: 1.55 billion DH matched with bank loans of 1.1 billion DH for 245 firms in difficulty

08/05/2016

The "Financial Support Fund to small and medium-sized enterprises (TPME)" intended to co-finance with banks the financial restructuring of businesses considered viable but experiencing temporary difficulties, has benefited from its ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance chairs the initialling ceremony of the specification of the company managing the Casablanca Stock Exchange

06/05/2016

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired Friday, May 6th, 2016 at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, the initialling ceremony of the specification linking the State to the new shareholders of the ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance meets with the Vice President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency

05/05/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance met, Friday, May 6th, 2016 in Rabat, with Mr. Kenichi TOMIYOSHI, Vice President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), who is on a working visit to Morocco. In a press statement, ...

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID: the 4th Arab -Japan Economic Forum, aims to contribute to boosting economic cooperation and promote investment between the Arab countries and Japan

03/05/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, stated Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 in Casablanca, that the Arab countries and Japan put a lot of emphasis on the intensification of economic relations. During his speech at the opening session ...

Mr. BOUSSAID and Mr. ELALAMY sign performance agreements relating to the ecosystems of the mechanical and metallurgical industries sector

02/05/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. Moulay Hafid ELALAMY, Minister of Industry, Trade, Investment and the Digital Economy, signed Monday, May 2nd, 2016 in Rabat, with Mr. Abdelhamid SOUIRI, President of the Federation of ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance meets with the British Ambassador in Rabat

28/04/2016

​Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received, Friday, April 29th, 2016, Mrs. Karen Betts, British Ambassador in Rabat. ​During this meeting, the Minister and Madam Ambassador reviewed the existing cooperation relations between ...

The Council of Government approves the draft decree amending and supplementing the Royal Decree on the general regulations of public accounting.

28/04/2016

The Government Council reviewed and approved, Thursday, April 28th, 2016, the draft decree No. 2-16-296, amending and supplementing the Royal Decree No. 330-66 of 10 Muharram 1387 (April 21st, 1967) concerning the general regulations of public ...

A Protocol amending the agreement on double taxation and the fight against tax evasion signed between Morocco and Bahrain

24/04/2016

Under the chairmanship of His Majesty King Mohammed VI and HIS MAJESTY KING HAMAD ISSA AL KHALIFA, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Sheikh Ahmed Ben Mohamed AL KHALIFA, Bahraini Minister of Finance, signed, Monday, April ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance receives the Deputy Chancellor of Germany, Federal Minister of Economy and Energy

19/04/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, met, Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 in Rabat, with Mr. Gabriel SIGMAR, Deputy Chancellor of Germany, Federal Minister of Economy and Energy who was in an official visit to the Kingdom at the head of ...

Participation of the Minister of Economy and Finance, at the 2016 Development Committee meetings of the (IMF) and the World Bank in Washington

14/04/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, in his capacity as Governor of the World Bank for Morocco headed a large delegation, to attend the meetings of the joint World Bank-(IMF) Development Committee, held from April 14th to 17th 2016 ...

Mr. BOUSSAID takes part in a conference on "The Paris agreement on climate: move on to Action”

14/04/2016

On the sidelines of the meeting of the 2016 Development Committee of the( IMF) and the World Bank in Washington, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance participated in a conference entitled " PARIS AGREEMENT ON CLIMATE: MOVE ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance takes part in the 2nd meeting of sovereign wealth funds, member in the ( IDB)

12/04/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, participated, Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 in Rabat, at the opening session of the second meeting of sovereign wealth funds (SWF) of the member countries of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance chaired the informational meeting on the preparations for hosting the COP22

11/04/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired in the presence of COP 22 Steering Committee, Monday, April 11th 2016 in Rabat, the informational meeting with the technical and financial partners and friendly countries Embassies on ...

Morocco / (AfDB): Signing of Loan and Guarantee Agreements

08/04/2016

​Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired Friday, April 8th, 2016 in Rabat, the signing ceremony with the African Development Bank (AfDB) loan and guarantee agreements, amounting to $ 112, 30 million, related to the railway ...

Mr. BOUSSAID: The Renault group’s new project in Morocco "Ecosystem RENAULT" confirms the sound vision of HM KING MOHAMMED VI

08/04/2016

"The launch of the Renault group’s new project in Morocco" Ecosystem RENAULT" supports the sound vision of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, that achieved qualitative results in the development of national industry and reaffirms the ...

Mr BOUSSAID and the Saudi Minister of Finance signed three funding agreements amounting to $ 230 million as a non-refundable grant

06/04/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Mr. Ibrahim Ben Abdelaziz Al ASSAF, Minister of Economy of Saudi Arabia, signed, Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 in Manama, three funding agreements amounting to $ 230 million as a refundable ...

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID takes part in the MANAMA annual meetings of Arab financial institutions

06/04/2016

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, headed the Moroccan delegation participating in the joint Annual Meetings of Arab Financial Institutions and the Council of Arab Finance Ministers that opened Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 in ...

Mr. Driss EL AZAMI EL IDRISSI takes part in the TV program "Kadaya WA RAEA" on "AL OULA"

04/04/2016

Mr. Driss EL AZAMI EL IDRISSI, Minister delegate in charge of the Budget, will participate Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 from 21:30 to the live program “Kadaya WA RAEA” on "AL OULA" TV channel on the issue of the pension reform. ​​

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID takes part in the High Level Seminar on the international financial structure

31/03/2016

​Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, participated in the High Level Seminar on the international financial structure jointly organized by the French Ministry of Finance and Public Accounts and the Chinese presidency of the G20 in ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance receives the Ambassador of Kuwait

29/03/2016

​Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 in R​abat, Mr. CHAMLANE ABDELAZIZ ARROUMI, the Kuwaiti Ambassador to Morocco. ​During this meeting, the Minister and the Ambassador reviewed the cooperation ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance receives the Ambassador of Poland

28/03/2016

​ Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received, Monday, March 28th, 2016 in Rabat, Mr. Marek Ziolkowski, Ambassador of the Republic of Poland in Morocco. ​During this meeting, the Minister and the Ambassador reviewed the ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance receives the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina

24/03/2016

​​Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received Thursday, March 24th 2016 in Rabat, Mr. Mirko SAROVIC, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina who is in a ...

Three performance agreements to support the deployment of pharmaceutical ecosystems are signed by Mr. BOUSSAID, Mr. ELALAMY and Mr. EL OUARDI

24/03/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Moulay Hafid ELALAMY, Minister of Industry, Trade, Investment and the Digital Economy and Mr. Hossein EL OUA​RDI, Minister of Health and presidents of the professional ​associations of the ...

Crowdfunding: entrepreneurship and innovation catalyst

23/03/2016

Mr. Driss EL AZAMI EL IDRISSI, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Economy and Finance in charge of the budget opened Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016, alongside the Ambassador of the United States in Rabat, the conference under the theme " ...

The General Tax Directorate launches its new internet portal

16/03/2016

​The General Tax Directorate has launched its new Internet portal in a fully consolidated, attractive and lively version. The portal was designed on the basis of optimized ergonomics and with a view to a simple and easy navigation for quick access to ...

Mr. BOUSSAID chairs the Moroccan delegation to the 4th edition of The "AFRICA CEO FORUM"

16/03/2016

​Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance headed the Moroccan delegation, taking part in the 4th edition of the "Africa CEO Forum", held March 21st and 22nd 2016 in Abidjan. On the sidelines of this event, the Minister met the ...

The General Tax Directorate launches its new internet portal

16/03/2016

The General Tax Directorate has launched its new Internet portal in a fully consolidated, attractive and lively version. The portal was designed on the basis of optimized ergonomics and with a view to a simple and easy navigation for quick access to ...

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID: the visit of HM King Mohammed VI to Russia will give a new impetus to the Moroccan-Russian partnership

15/03/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance headed the Moroccan delegation, taking part in the 4th edition of the "Africa CEO Forum", held March 21st and 22nd 2016 in Abidjan. On the sidelines of this event, the Minister met the ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance meets the president of the MEDEF

11/03/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received, Friday, March 11th , 2016 in Rabat, Mr. Pierre GATTAZ, President of the "Movement of the Enterprises of France" (MEDEF), who was accompanied by a large delegation of ...

Women's World Day: The Ministry of Economy and Finance celebrates women’s Day

08/03/2016

​Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Mr. Driss EL AL AZAMI El IDRISSI, Minister Delegate in charge of the Budget, chaired, Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 in Rabat, the ceremony of the celebration of International Women’s Day.  ...

Mr. Mohamed BOUSAID presents the bill establishing a coverage scheme of catastrophic events

04/03/2016

​​Mr. Mohammed Boussaid, Minister of Economy and Finance, presented at the Council of Government, Friday, March 4th, 2016, the bill 110-14 establishing a coverage scheme of catastrophic events and amending and supplementing the law 17-99 on the ...

Mr. BOUSSAID, the Japanese Ambassador to Morocco and the representative of the (JICA) sign the note exchange and the agreement for the allocation of a loan

04/03/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Tsuneo KUROKAWA, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Rabat and Mr. Tojima HITOSHI, the Resident Representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in ...

The Organization of a conference on international economic and financial current issues under the theme "Should we worry about the global economy and financial markets in 2016?"

02/03/2016

The Treasury and External Finance held Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 a conference on international economic and financial current issues entitled "Should we worry about the global economy and financial markets in 2016?".​ The conference, which ...

Meeting of the Minister of Economy and Finance with Mr. Abbas Mahamat TOLLI, President of the Central African States Development Bank (BDEAC)

29/02/2016

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, together with Mr. Driss EL AZAMI EL IDRISSI, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Economy and Finance in charge of the budget, received Monday, February 29th , 2016 in Rabat, Mr. Abbas Mahamat ...

Macro-economic seminar between the Directorate of Studies and Financial Forecasts and the General Directorate of the Treasury

25/02/2016

As part of the Moroccan-French cooperation between the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Morocco and France Expertise, the Directorate of Studies and Financial Forecasts (DEPF) and the General Directorate of the Treasury (DGT) organized a ...

The Council of Government adopted a draft decree on the status "Casablanca Finance City"

25/02/2016

​The Council of Government, that met Thursday, February 25th, 2016, under the chairmanship of the Head of Government, Mr. Abdelilah Benkirane, adopted the draft decree No. 2-15-603 amending and supplementing the Decree No. 2-11-323 of 7 Shawwal 1432 ...

The Council of Government adopts a draft decree on the organization of the accredited accounting profession and the creation of the professional body of Chartered Accountants

25/02/2016

The Council of Government, which met Thursday, February 25th, 2016, under the chairmanship of the Head of Government, Mr. Abdelilah Benkirane, adopted a draft decree presented by the Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID.  ...

Mr. BOUSSAID and Mr. EL ALAMI sign a performance contract specific to powertrain

23/02/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Minister of Industry, Trade, Investment and the Digital Economy and Mr. Hakim Abdelmoumen, President of the Moroccan Association for the industry and Commerce ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance and the Vice President at the World Bank for the MENA region review cooperation between the two parties

22/02/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received Monday, February 22nd, 2016 at the headquarters of his department in Rabat, Mr. Hafez Ghanem, Vice President at the World Bank for the MENA region, on his first official visit to ...

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID receives the Ivorian Minister in charge of the Budget heading a delegation

19/02/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received, Friday, February 19th, 2016 in Rabat, Mr. Abdourahmane CISSE, Minister for the Budget of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire who chairs an Ivorian delegation of his Ministry. In his ...

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID and Mr. Moulay Hafid ELALAMY sign four performance contracts for the deployment of ecosystems in the leather sector

11/02/2016

​Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Moulay Hafid ELALAMY, Minister of Industry, Trade, investment and the digital economy and Mr. Hamid Ben Rhrido, President of the Federation of Leather Industries (FEDIC), signed Thursday, ...

Appointment of Mr. Hassan Boubrik President of the insurance supervisory authority (ACAPS)

10/02/2016

Mr. Hassan BOUBRIK was appointed by His Majesty the King, President of the (ACAPS). He has been serving as a Director of Insurance and Social Welfare under the Ministry of Economy and Finance since January 2011.   Mr. Hassan BOUBRIK holds a ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance chairs the installation ceremony of the President of the Moroccan Capital Market's Authority (AMMC)

10/02/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 in Rabat, the installation ceremony of Mrs. Nezha Hayat, that His Majesty the King appointed president of the Moroccan Capital Market's Authority (AMMC) ...

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID before the asset-management customers of the "Private Bank" of the” Banque Centrale Populaire”

05/02/2016

​Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, presented Friday, February 5th, 2016 in Casablanca, the provisions of the Finance Act 2016, to an audience of investors at the initiative of the "Private Banking-Banque Populaire". ...

Minister of Economy and Finance and Minister of Tourism co-chair, the signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding relating to the implementation of a guarantee fund dedicated to tourist projects

28/01/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Mr. Lahcen HADDAD, Minister of Tourism, co-chaired, on Thursday, January 28th, 2016 in Rabat, the signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding relating to the implementation of a ...

​ The minister of Economy and Finance receives the Ambassador of State of Palestine.

28/01/2016

​Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received, on Thursday, January 28th, 2016 within his department in Rabat, the Ambassador of the State of Palestine, Mr. Zuhair Saleh AL-SHUN. During their conversation, Mr. Minister and Mr. ...

The International Monetary Fund re-confirms the eligibility of Morocco for the Precautionary and Liquidity line (PLL)

27/01/2016

The Board of directors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reconfirmed, during its meeting held on Wednesday, January 27th, 2016, the eligibility of Morocco for the 3rd precautionary and liquidity line (PLL) whose agreement had been concluded in ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance and the Sao Tomean Minister of Finance and Public Administration sign two agreements

25/01/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Mr. Américo de Oliveira Ramos, Sao Tomean Minister of Finance and Public Administration, signed, Monday, January 25th , 2016 in Rabat, two agreements on the promotion and reciprocal ...

Mr. BOUSSAID and Mr. AKHANNOUCH sign an agreement to launch a new agricultural insurance product

20/01/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Mr. Aziz AKHANNOUCH, Minister of Agriculture and Maritime Fishing, signed Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 in Rabat, an agreement to launch a new agricultural insurance product with “SAHAM ...

Technical workshop on the legal and regulatory framework of Public-Private Partnership contracts (PPP)

19/01/2016

The Department of Public Enterprises and Privatisation (DEPP) held January 19th, 2016 in Rabat, in collaboration with the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and the Islamic Corporation for Private Sector Development (ICD), a Technical Workshop on the ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance participates in the 3rd edition of the Guinea-Morocco Economic Forum held in Conakry

18/01/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, took part in the 3rd edition of Guinea-Morocco Economic Forum held, January 17th and 18th, 2016 in Conakry. He has been received with the official Moroccan delegation by the president of the ...

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID and Mr. Driss EL AZAMI EL IDRISSI meet with members of the Inspectorate General of Finance

15/01/2016

​Friday, January 15th 2016, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. Driss EL AZAMI EL IDRISSI, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Economy and Finance in charge of the Budget headed at the headquarters of the Ministry of ...

Mr. BOUSSAID gave an interview to the “ Nouvelle Tribune”

14/01/2016

The weekly business newspaper the “Nouvelle Tribune " published in its edition of January 14th , 2016, an interview with Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance. ​The interview with Mrs. Afifa DASSOULI, manager of the ...

Mr. BOUSSAID Mohamed, Minister of Economy and Finance at “the Club de l’Economiste”

12/01/2016

"The new growth drivers are in good working condition; the contribution of non-agricultural activities would amount to 3.7% this year and GDP will reach 100 billion dirhams." These are the key statements made by Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, ...

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID at the MAP forum discussing the Finance Act 2016

05/01/2016

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, was Tuesday, January 5th 2016, the guest of the Moroccan Press Agency Forum 'MAP'. This meeting was characterized by the presence of representatives of government bodies and the media, as well ...

Meeting of the Board of the Central Guarantee Fund held December 28th , 2015

28/12/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance chaired Monday, December 28th, 2015, the 30th meeting of the Board of Directors of the Central Guarantee Fund (CCG), particularly devoted to examining the activity and setting objectives in ...

Mohamed BOUSSAID meets with Mr. Volkmar Wenzel, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Morocco

22/12/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, met, Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 at 15:00 at the headquarters of his department, with Mr. Volkmar Wenzel, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Morocco, to discuss the broad ...

13th Plenary Assembly of the National Accounting Council

22/12/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired, Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 in Rabat, the thirteenth Plenary Meeting of the National Accounting Council (CNC).  This event was particularly devoted to the review and adoption ...

The Board of Directors of the IMF completes the consultations for 2015 with Morocco under Article IV

18/12/2015

​During its meeting on December 14th 2015, the IMF Executive Board completed the annual consultations with Morocco under Article IV for 2015. In a statement released after this meeting, the IMF welcomed the relevance of our country’s ...

Launch of two ecosystems in the chemical industry sector: Mr. BOUSSAID and Mr. ELALAMY sign two agreements of performance and an agreement of transverse measures

17/12/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Moulay Hafid ELALAMY, Minister of Industry, Trade, Investment and the Digital Economy, and Mr. Abdelkbir MOUTAWAKKIL, President of the Federation of Chemistry and Parachemistry, signed ...

The House of Representatives adopts in second reading the Finance Bill 2016

15/12/2015

The House of Representatives adopted Tuesday, December 15th, 2015, by a majority the Finance Bill 2016 (PLF 2016), at second reading. The Finance Bill 2016 was approved by 154 votes for, 56 votes against and 24 abstentions.  In a statement to ...

The House of Councillors approves by majority the PLF 2016

10/12/2015

​The House of Councillors approved Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 by a majority at a plenary meeting, the Finance Bill under the 2016 financial year (PLF 2016), after adoption of the second part of the project. Thus, 47 councillors voted in favor, 18 ...

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID receives the delegation of the Romanian Senate

08/12/2015

​Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, met Tuesday, November 8th, 2015 in Rabat, with a delegation of the Romanian Senate. ​ This delegation is made up of Mr. Petru Filip, a member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Mr. Titus ...

The CMR certified ISO 9001: 2008

03/12/2015

The Moroccan Retirement Fund (CMR) obtains in November 2015, the ISO 9001:2008 certification for all its pension management activities and services on behalf o​f third parties. This certification includes both the headquarters and regional ...

Morocco and the World Bank sign the HAKAMA II funding agreement

02/12/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mrs. Marie Françoise Marie-Nelly, the World Bank Country Director for the Maghreb and Malta, signed Wednesday, December 2nd , 2015 in Rabat, the financing agreement concerning the second ...

Signing of a memorandum of understanding on the opening up of the Casablanca Stock Exchange capital

25/11/2015

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 at the headquarters of the Casablanca Stock Exchange, the signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding between the State, the Moroccan financial market ...

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID: Morocco and the DRC are more determined than ever to strengthen cooperation in a variety of areas of common concern.

25/11/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 in Rabat, the Minister in charge of relations with the parliament of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mr. Tryphon Kin-Kiey Mulumba, on a visit to ...

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID chairs the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding for the demutualization of the Casablanca Stock Exchange

25/11/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 in Casablanca, the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding on the opening up scheme of the Casablanca Stock Exchange capital. In a statement ...

Signing of two memoranda of understanding between the State and the ONCF on the one hand and the ONEE on the other

13/11/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance chaired Friday, November 13th 2015, the signing ceremony of two memoranda of understanding between​ the State and the ONCF on the one hand and the ONEE on the other. These agreements ...

Morocco hosts for the first time, the General Meeting of the IAIS

13/11/2015

Morocco hosts from November 9th to 13th, 2015 in Marrakech, the General Assembly of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS). It is estimated that about 200 jurisdictions representing 140 countries attend the ​event, organized ...

Strengthening cooperation between Morocco and Great Britain

11/11/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received Wednesday, November 11th , 2015 at the headquarters of his department, Mr. Tobias ELLWOOD, British Secretary of State for the MENA region at the Foreign an​d Commonwealth Office. ...

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID presents before His Majesty King Mohammed VI the outlines of the new development model of the Southern provinces

07/11/2015

​Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, presented Saturday, November 7th , 2015 in Laayoune, during the Launch ceremony of the new Development model of the Southern Provinces, chaired by HM King Mohammed VI, accompanied by HRH Prince ...

Participation of M. CHAFIKI at the 11th at the Mediterranean Economic Meeting

07/11/2015

​As part of the 11thMediterranean Economic Meeting held in Marseille, Mr. Mohamed CHAFIKI, Director of Studies and Financial Forecasts, participated, November 7th 2015, at the round table on vocational training requirements and strategies in the ...

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID signs with the President of the (EBRD) the guarantee agreement relating to a loan granted to the ONEE

04/11/2015

​ Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance and the President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) signed, Wednesday, November 4th , 2015 in Skhirat, the guarantee agreement relating to a loan amounting to € ...

Mr. BOUSSAID calls on the EBRD to further support the Moroccan private sector

04/11/2015

​ Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, gave, Wednesday, November 4th , 2015 at Rabat Convention & Exhibition Centre Mohammed VI at Skhirat a speech during the opening session of the first business forum for the southern and ...

The IMF mission in Morocco welcomes the good performance of the Moroccan economy and the relevance of the structural policies and reforms

04/11/2015

As part of the annual consultations for 2015 in relation to Article IV and the third review of the Precautionary and Liquidity Line (LPL), a mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Mr. Nicolas Blancher visited our country from ...

Signing loan and guarantee agreements between Morocco and AFESD

30/10/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID chaired Monday, November 30th, 2015 in Rabat, the signing ceremony between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) of loan and guarantee agreements regarding the fund participation in ...

Mr. BOUSSAID chairs the signing ceremony of the agreements relating to the participation of EBRD in financing the "Nador West Med" project

29/10/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance chaired, Thursday, October 29th , 2015 at the headquarters of his Department, the signing ceremony by Mrs. Hildegard GACEK, , Managing Director for the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean region ...

13th session of the economic dialogue with economic advisers and donors

27/10/2015

The 13th session of the Economic Dialogue with the Economic Advisers at the embassies of partner countries and donors’ representatives accredited in Morocco was held Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy and ...

Mr. BOUSSAID presents the provisions relating to the Finance Bill 2016 to the Media

23/10/2015

​​BOUSSAID Mohamed, Minister of Economy and Finance, gave Friday, October 23, 2015 in Rabat, a press conference on the Finance Bill 2016. On this occasion, the Minister​ provided an overview of the economic situation of Morocco, considered a steadily ...

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID receives the Chairman of the Mutsui Group Board

23/10/2015

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received, Friday, October 23rd , 2015 in his department in Rabat, Mr. Masami LIJIMA, Chairman of the Board of the Mutsui Group who was accompanied by the Ambassador of Japan in Rabat. During the ...

Seminar on the ownership of the Organic Law relating to the Finance Act (LOLF)

21/10/2015

The Ministry of Economy and Finance organized in partnership with the World Bank and the French Agency for International Technical Expertise "Expertise France" a seminar on the ownership of the new Organic Law relating to the Finance Act ...

Mr. BOUSSAID presents to the Parliament the broad lines of the 2016 Finance Bill

20/10/2015

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, presented Tues​day, October 20th , 2015 in Rabat, before both Houses of Parliament, th​​e outlines of the Finance Bill (PLF) for the year 2016.​ ​​​ The speech given at this occasion, ...

Mr. BOUSSAID: The spatial development program of the province of Al-Hoceima will achieve spatial balance between rural and urban areas

17/10/2015

"The spatial development program of the province of Al Hoceima, launched Saturday in Tetouan by HM King Mohammed VI, will enable achieving spatial balance between rural and urban areas," stated, Saturday, October 17th , 2015, the Minister ...

The Finance Bill for the year 2016 adopted by the Council of Government

16/10/2015

The Council of Government held, Wednesday, October 14th, 2015, under the chairmanship of Head of Government, Mr. Abdelilah Benkirane, adopted the finance bill 70-15 for the fiscal year 2016, and the five related draft decrees. ​   ...

Morocco participates in the annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank

14/10/2015

A delegation of senior officials from the Ministry of Economy and Finance visited Peru to participate in the annual meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund held in Lima from October 9th to 11th , 2015.These annual meetings ...

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID and the European Commissioner in charge of climate and energy Action sign an agreement for the program (IFMEREE)

13/10/2015

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Khalid Berjaoui, Minister Delegate to the Minister of National Education and Vocational Training, and Mr. Miguel Arias Canete, European Commissioner for climate and energy Action, signed ...

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID meets with Mr. Ditmir Bushati, the Albanian Minister of Foreign Affairs

05/10/2015

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, met Monday, October 5th, 2015 in Rabat, with Mr. Ditmir Bushati, the Albanian Minister of Foreign Affairs, who was on a working visit in the Kingdom within the framework of strengthening ...

Signing ceremony of the loan agreement granted by the EIB to the ONEE

29/09/2015

Mr. Driss EL AZAMI EL IDRISSI, Delegate Minister to the Minister of Economy and Finance in charge of Budget, received at the headquarters of his department, Monday, September 28th, 2015, Mr. Román ESCOLANO, Vice-President of the European Investment ...

9th edition of the International Symposium on Public Finance

10/09/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired, Friday, September 11th 2015 in Rabat, the opening session of the 9th International Symposium on Public Finance​ This conference, organized by the Ministry of Economy and Finance and ...

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance gave an interview to the international channel Bloomberg TV

18/08/2015

As part of a documentary on the promotion of Morocco, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance gave an interview to the WPG Agency, which will be diffused on the international channel Bloomberg TV. The Minister gave during this ...

Mr. Mohamed Boussaid discusses with Adnan Yildirim, Turkish Deputy Minister of Economy

17/08/2015

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance held talks monday, August 17th, 2015 in Rabat with Mr. Adnan Yildirim, Turkish Deputy Minister of Economy, on the means that are likely to promote the economic cooperation between Morocco and ...

Signing of a loan agreement amounting to $ 112.5 million, to finance the program to support the competitiveness of the Moroccan economy

28/07/2015

Alongside the Extraordinary General Meeting of the founding shareholders of Africa50 Fund, held in Casablanca on July 28th and 29th 2015, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. Donald KABERUKA, President of the African ...

Mr. BOUSSAID recalls in Casablanca the strategic mission of Africa 50 and Morocco's commitment towards the fund during its constitutive general assembly

28/07/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance gave, Wednesday, July 29th , 2015 in Casablanca, the opening speech of the Constitutive General Assembly of the founding shareholders of the 'Africa 50' Fund. In this context, the Minister ...

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID holds discussions in Casablanca with the Prime Minister of Benin

27/07/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance met Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 in Casablanca with the Prime Minister of the Republic of Benin, Mr. Lionel Zinsou. In a press release, Mr.BOUSSAID​ stressed that the meeting was an ...

The International Monetary Fund reconfirms the eligibility of Morocco to the precautionary and Liquidity line (LPL)

24/07/2015

The Board of Directors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reconfirmed at its meeting held Friday, July 24th, 2015, the eligibility of Morocco to the second precautionary and Liquidity line (LPL) whose agreement has been concluded in July 2014 ...

The International Monetary Fund reconfirms the eligibility of Morocco to the precautionary and Liquidity line (LPL)

24/07/2015

The Board of Directors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reconfirmed at its meeting held Friday, July 24th, 2015, the eligibility of Morocco to the second precautionary and Liquidity line (LPL) whose agreement has been concluded in July 2014 ...

Mr. BOUSSAID leads a large delegation to represent Morocco in the work of the 3rd International Conference on Development Funding

13/07/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance led a large Moroccan delegation to represent the Kingdom of Morocco in the work of the 3rd International Conference on Development Funding, organized by the UN in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from July ...

Signing of two grant agreements in the amount of $ 175 million between Morocco and the Saudi Fund for Development

12/07/2015

​On the sidelines of the International Conference on Financing for Development held in Addis Ababa from July 13th to 16th 2015, the Minister of Economy and Finance Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID and Mr. Youssef Ben Ibrahim Al Bassam, vice president and ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance chairs the signing ceremony of three agreements

02/07/2015

 Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Senior Country Officer and Acting Manager of the World Bank Office, Mr. MICHAEL HAMAIDE, signed Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 in Rabat three financing agreements. In his speech, ...

Mr. BOUSSAID receives the Ambassador of Great Britain at the end of his mission in Morocco

22/06/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 in his department in Rabat, Mr. Clive Alderton, Ambassador of Great Britain in courtesy visit at the end of his mission in Morocco. ​Friday, June 19th, ...

Mr. BOUSSAID: "The mobilization of the administration and the daily management of public finances contributed to improving the macroeconomic framework"

16/06/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, stated Monday, June 15th, 2015 in Rabat that the mobilization of the administration and the daily management of Public Finance contributed to the improvement of the national macroeconomic ...

Mr. BOUSSAID to Afrik.com : " Morocco wishes to root its economy in Africa "

11/06/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, part of the important delegation accompanying His Majesty the King, Mohammed VI, may God assist him in his visit to Africa, gave an exclusive interview to the magazine Afrik.com. ​In ...

Mr. El Azami El Idrissi calls (IDB) to initiate more support to strategic sectors in member countries

11/06/2015

The Minister Delegate in charge of the Budget, Mr. Driss EL AZAMI EL IDRISSI, called, Wednesday, June 11th , 2015 in Maputo (Mozambique), the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) to commit more support to strategic sectors in member countries and accompany ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance and the Vice President of the (AfDB), signed in Abidjan a donation for technical support to promote inclusive and green growth

27/05/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Mr. Aly Abou Sabaa, Vice-President of the (AfDB) in charge of sector- based operations, signed Wednesday, May 27th , 2015 in Abidjan, a donation agreement to the accompaniment of the Green ...

Participation of Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID in the (AfDB) Group Annual Meetings -Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, from May 25th to 28th 2015 -

26/05/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance takes part in the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) Annual Meetings, held in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, from May 25th to 28th 2015.​ On this occasion, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID ...

Mr. BOUSSAID represents Morocco at the (AfDB) Annual Meetings

25/05/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance takes part in the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB), held May 25th to 29th  , 2015 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. The 50th edition of the (AfDB) Annual ...

Mr. BOUSSAID believes that the Moroccan stand "MILAN EXPO 2015" reflects part of Moroccan culture and traditions

24/05/2015

"We are proud of this stand with such a large number of visitors." It is in these terms that Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, expressed his feelings about the Moroccan participation in the World Exposition "MILAN ...

Mr. Driss EL AZAMI EL IDRISSI, Minister delegate in charge for the Budget participates in the 24th Annual Meeting of the EBRD

13/05/2015

Mr. Driss EL AZAMI EL IDRISSI, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Economy and Finance, in charge for the Budget participated in the 24th Annual Meeting of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) held May 13th , 14th and 15th ...

The conference themed “Public Private Partnerships: Public-Private Alliances for economic and social development”.

11/05/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, presided on May 11th, 2015, the opening of the conference organized in collaboration with World Bank Group, under the theme “Public-Private Partnerships (PPP): Public-Private Alliances for ...

The House of Councillors unanimously approved the draft organic law on the finance act

29/04/2015

The House of Councillors unanimously approved Tuesday, April 28th , 2015, at a plenary meeting, the draft of the Organic Law on the Finance Act and this after the implementation of the legal effect of the Constitutional Council decision No. 950.14 ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance receives His Royal Highness the Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg who leads a delegation of businessmen

26/04/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received Monday, April 27th, 2015 in his department in Rabat, His Royal Highness the Grand Duke, Prince Guillaume and his Royal Highness the Grand Duchess Heiress, the Princess Stephanie of ...

Participation in the meetings of the 2015 Development Committee of the IMF and the World Bank in Washington

20/04/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, Governor of the World Bank for Morocco, takes part in the meetings of the Development Committee of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, held in Washington from April 17th to 19th ...

2nd edition of “Casablanca insurance meeting"

15/04/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, spoke, Wednesday, April 15th , 2015 in Casablanca, at the opening session of the Casablanca insurance meeting, organized under the patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI may God assist him, ...

Agreement to avoid double taxation between Morocco and Saudi Arabia

14/04/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Mr. Ibrahim Ben Abdelaziz Assaf, Saudi Minister of Finance signed Tuesday, April 14th , 2015 in Rabat, an agreement to avoid double taxation and prevent fiscal evasion with regard to income ...

Signing of two agreements in the amount of approximately 43 million euros for the promotion of SMEs

13/04/2015

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received Monday, April 13th , 2015 at the headquarters of his department, Mr. Michel SAPIN , Minister of Finance and the Public Accounts of the French Republic. During their discussions, the ...

Updating of the Dirham’s basket weighting

13/04/2015

The Ministry of Economy and Finance and Bank Al-Maghrib decided, April 13th 2015 to update the Dirham’s basket weighting to reflect the current structure of foreign trade of our country. The new weights are now set at 60% for the Euro and 40% for ...

Joint annual meetings of the Arab financial institutions

07/04/2015

​Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance chaired the Moroccan delegation that participates in the joint annual meetings of the Arab financial bodies which take place this Tuesday, April 7th , 2015 in Kuwait. ​ These meetings relate ...

Signing of the financing agreement on the fourth loan of the Household Waste Sector Development Policy

27/03/2015

​Mr. MOHAMMED BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. MICHAEL HAMAIDE, Acting Country Director (Maghreb Department, Regional Office Middle East and North Africa of the World Bank), signed Friday, March 27th , 2015 at the headquarters of ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance receives the Ambassador of Vietnam

23/03/2015

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, received Monday, March 23rd , 2015 in his department His Excellency Mr. PHM TRUONG GIANG Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Strengthening cooperation between Morocco and Portugal

20/03/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received, Friday, March 20th 2015 at the headquarters of his Department, Mr. Paulo PORTAS, Deputy Prime Minister of Portugal. The Minister of Economy and Finance took this opportunity to ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance at the head of a large delegation at the international economic conference in Sharm el Sheikh

16/03/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, led a delegation to the International Economic Conference, held from 13th to 15th March 2015 in Sharm el Sheikh. This event seeks to attract foreign investors in Egypt. In his speech at ...

Holding of the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Woman

13/03/2015

Mr. Chafiki, Director of Studies and Financial Forecasts and National Director of the Center of Excellence of Gender Sensitive Budgeting represents the Ministry of Economy and Finance in the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Woman, held in New York.

The Ministry of Economy and Finance launches its mobile application” MEF News”

12/03/2015

As part of its communication strategy and its efforts to open up to its external environment, the Ministry of Economy and Finance is pleased to announce the launch of its Smartphones application “MEF News”. Through this new mobile application, ...

Strengthening cooperation between Morocco and France

10/03/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received Tuesday, March 10th , 2015 at the headquarters of his Department, Mr. Laurent FABIUS, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development of the French Republic accompanied by a ...

CMR: "ATTAKMILI" obtains a yield of 8.27%

09/03/2015

The Moroccan Retirement Fund (CMR) reports that the supplementary pension plan "ATTAKMILI", achieved a yield of 8.27% for the year 2014. The yield distributed annually by “ATTAKMILI” system, since its setting up in 2005, exceeds the 7% ...

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID and members of the Moroccan Delegation is received by the President of Gabon

02/03/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, attended last week the audience granted by the President of Gabon, S.E Ali Bongo, the Moroccan delegation headed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Mr. Salaheddine MEZOUAR. ​ ...

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID and Moulay Hafid ELALAMY sign three agreement programs

24/02/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Moulay Hafid ELALAMY, Minister of Industry, Trade, Investment and Digital Economy, signed Tuesday, February 24th , 2015 in Rabat, with the President of the Association of textile ...

Meeting of Mr. BOUSSAID with Mr. Donald KABERUKA, President of the African Development Bank, in Morocco

24/02/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received at the headquarters of his department Tuesday, February 24th , 2015, Mr. Donald KABERUKA, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, in Morocco since February 23rd , 2015.& ...

The Director General of the ADII participates in the work of the 2nd meeting of the Customs Joint Committee of the Agadir Agreement

23/02/2015

As part of the work of the Customs Joint Committee of the Agadir Agreement, the Directors General of the Member States' customs departments held a meeting in Amman February 18th , 2015. Mr. Zouhair CHORFI, Director General of the Moroccan ...

Signing of a memorandum of understanding on the financial lease guarantee for micro-businesses and an agreement for the implementation of the "Mouwakaba" program

12/02/2015

Mr. Mohamed Boussaïd, Minister of Economy and Finance chaired Thursday, February 12th 2015 at the headquarters of his Department, the 29th meeting of the Board of the Central Guarantee Fund.   On the sidelines of the meeting, the ...

Meeting of the Board of the Central Guarantee Fund of February 12th , 2015

12/02/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance chaired Thursday, February 12th , 2015, the 29th meeting of the Board of the Central Guarantee Fund (CCG), devoted to review the operation and set objectives in relation to the strategic ...

Mr. Boussaid sends strong messages during the Franco-African Forum

07/02/2015

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed Boussaid, affirmed Saturday, February 07th 2015 in Paris, that the various sector- based strategies launched by Morocco allowed a real transformation of the national economy and the reinforcement of ...

The International Monetary Fund reconfirms Morocco’s eligibility to the precautionary and liquidity line (LPL)

07/02/2015

The Board of Directors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reconfirmed at its meeting held, Friday, February 6th 2015, Morocco’s eligibility to the (LPL), following the first review, led by the (IMF), last November, of this line whose ...

Morocco assigns priority to improve business environment and promote investment

05/02/2015

Morocco made the improvement of the environment of the business and the promotion of investment national priorities, affirmed, Thursday, February 5th , 2015 in Paris, the Minister delegate in charge of the budget, Mr. Driss El Azami El Idrissi, ...

Seminary on the inclusive growth : February 3th, 2015

03/02/2015

Under the presidency of M. Mohammed Boussaid Minister of Economy and Finance, the Department of Economic Studies and Financial Forecast (DEPF) and the Brookings Institution, in partnership with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance chairs a signing ceremony of two agreements with the (AFESD)

28/01/2015

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Mr. Abdeltif Youssef Al Hamd , CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD), chaired ,Wednesday, January 28th , 2015 in Rabat the ...

Presentation of the reference data of the price of real estate transactions for the city of Casablanca

26/01/2015

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID chaired January 26th , 2015 in Rabat, a presentation of the reference data of the price of real estate transactions for the city of Casablanca. This meeting, attended by Mr. Driss EL AZAMI EL ...

The economic and trade exchanges between Morocco and Côte d'Ivoire triple between 2009 and 2013

21/01/2015

The economic and trade exchanges between Morocco and the Ivory Coast have been highly sustained and tripled between 2009 and 2013, affirmed the Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed Boussaid. “The Ivory Coast constitutes the 8th ...

The Direction of Treasury and External Finance participates in the Regional Conference on International Investment Agreements

19/01/2015

The Direction of Treasury and External Finance participated in the Regional Conference on International Investment Agreements (IIA), organized from January 12th to 15th 2015 in Casablanca by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) together with the ...

Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Morocco and the IDB

14/01/2015

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed Boussaid, signed a memorandum of understanding on  cooperation with the Chairman of the Group of the Islamic Development Bank, His Excellency Mr. Ahmed Mohamed Ali, whose objective is to ...

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID hosts a conference-debate on the finance act 2015 for the benefit of students of the ISCAE in Casablanca

10/01/2015

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, hosted Saturday, January 10th, 2015 in Casablanca, a conference-debate under the theme "the 2015 Finance act: Towards an emerging Morocco. Initiated by the High Institute ...

Training Workshop on Gender Responsive Budgeting in favor of a number of ministries - January 07th and 8th 2015 –

06/01/2015

The Center of Excellence for the BSG (CE – BSG) of the Ministry of Economy and Finance and the Belgian Development Agency organize January 07th  and 8th , 2015 in Rabat, a training and exchange workshop on gender mainstreaming and ...

Discharge contribution: the Government Council welcomes the progress made in this area

25/12/2014

The amount of assets and assets held abroad, having been the subject of a discharge contribution, exceeded 12 billion dirhams (billion dirhams), reaching a record figure compared to the initial forecast which projected 5 billion dirhams , under ...

Mr. BOUSSAID "attract and stimulate investments and facilitate the work of investors should be one of our priorities"

24/12/2014

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, participated Wednesday, December 24th , 2014 to the Inter-ministerial Investment Commission, held in Rabat and chaired by the Head of Government, Mr. Abdelilah Benkirane. During ...

The Finance Bill 2015 adopted in second reading by the Commission of Finance and Economic Development of the House of Representatives

23/12/2014

The Finance Bill 2015 (PLF) was adopted Monday, December 22nd , 2014 by the majority vote and second reading by the Commission of Finance and Economic Development of the House of Representatives. The text was adopted by 21 votes for and 06 against, ...

The House of Councilors adopts, Tuesday, the first part of the Finance Bill 2015 by majority vote

17/12/2014

The House of Councilors adopted by a majority, Tuesday, December 16th  2014, the first part of the Finance Bill 2015 with 53 votes in favor and 49 abstentions. The Minister of Economy and Finance, who answered, Monday, December 15th  2014 ...

Signing of 3 agreements by the Minister of Economy and Finance and the Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations

12/12/2014

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID and the Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Mr. Johannes HAHN, signed Friday, December 12th , 2014 at the Ministry of Economy and Finance in Rabat, ...

The House of Representatives adopts two bills relating to the pledge of public procurement and the VCIO

03/12/2014

The House of Representatives passed by a majority at a plenary session , December, 3 rd  2014, two bills related to the pledge of public procurement and the venture capital investment Organization (VCIO) Thus, the Bill 112.13 on the pledge ...

Workshop on the Regulation and Supervision of the Microfinance Sector in Morocco

02/12/2014

As part of the microfinance development project in Morocco, the department of Treasury and External Finance - Ministry of Economy and Finance - together with the World Bank, organized, December 2nd and 3rd   2014 in Rabat, a ...

Standard and Poors’ rating Agency confirms the investment grade granted to the kingdom of Morocco with stable prospect

27/11/2014

​Standard and Poors, confirmed , November  14th 2014, Morocco’s “BBB-/A” ratings for its short and long terms debts in foreign and domestic currencies with stable prospect.According to the Agency, the confirmation of Morocco’s rating is based on ...

Gender Responsive Budgeting through the prism of human rights : a major perspective for post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals

26/11/2014

As part of the second edition of the World Human Rights Forum, the Gender Responsive Budgeting Center of Excellence of the Ministry of Finance, Morocco organizes a high level workshop on Gender Sensitive Budgeting on Saturday 29th November 2014 in ...

12th Session of Morocco-EU Economic Dialogue Held in Rabat

11/11/2014

The twelfth session of the economic dialogue between Morocco and the European Union was held at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, November 11th, 2014. This session was co-chaired by Mrs. Fawzia ZAABOUL, Director of Treasury and External Finance, ...

Signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding between Morocco and the European Union

05/11/2014

The signing ceremony of the Memorandum of understanding between the Kingdom of Morocco and the European Union on the Single Support Framework 2014-2017, was held Wednesday, November 5th , 2014, at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, in the presence ...

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID at the Automotive Meeting Tangier

04/11/2014

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSID, Minister of Economy and Finance, participated Monday, November 3rd , 2014 at the 4th edition of the Automotive Meeting Tangier (AMT), which was attended by the Minister of Industry, Trade, investment and the Digital Economy, Mr. ...

Mr. BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance calls to support the solar energy and photovoltaic sector

04/11/2014

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, gave, Tuesday, November 4th , 2014 in Casablanca, a speech at the opening session of the first Moroccan international exhibition on photovoltaic, organized by the Ministry of Energy, Mines, ...

Fitch Ratings confirms Morocco's Investment Grade with stable outlook

28/10/2014

Fitch Ratings confirms Morocco's Investment Grade with stable outlook The international rating agency "Fitch Ratings" confirmed recently the rating level "Investment Grade" attributed to Morocco with a stable outlook. According ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance gave a press conference on the PLF 2015

24/10/2014

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, gave Friday, October 24th, 2014 in Rabat, a press conference on the finance bill for the year 2015, which was attended by some 60 of Moroccan press bodies and reporters accredited to ...

The "social deal" and the "Sovereign Wealth Fund Deal" prizes, awarded to the Kingdom of Morocco, were presented to Mr. BOUSSAID in London

23/10/2014

The famous financial magazine World Finance awarded Wednesday, October 22nd , 2014 in London, two excellence prizes in Morocco for Wessal Capital initiative. Both awards were presented to the Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, on ...

The Finance Bill for the year 2015

20/10/2014

The Finance Bill 2015 and the reports related to it in Arabic and French are available on the Internet portal of the MEF. These documents include: The speech of the Minister of Economy and Finance at the presentation of the ...

The present and the future of Africa depends on the mobilization of domestic resources for funding

17/10/2014

​The present and the future of Africa "are dependent on its ability to raise and preserve the national resources of funding," stated ,Thursday, October 16th  in Marrakech, the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission of ...

Morocco 9th African Development Forum reflects the Kingdom's position in Africa

17/10/2014

​The organization in Morocco of the 9th edition of the African Development Forum (ADF), October 15th 2014, reflects the Kingdom's position in Africa, said Wednesday in Marrakech, the Senegalese President, Mr. Macky Sall. ​ "This Forum ...

The transformation of Africa requires a shift of investment towards real economy

16/10/2014

​ The transformation of Africa and its development needs a shift of investment and equity to real economy with a special focus on SMEs-SMIs which constitute the essential element of the continent's economies, argued Tuesday in Marrakech, African ...

His Majesty the King Mohammed VI calls for Pooling Energies to Rise to Challenge of a United, Stable, Prosperous Africa

13/10/2014

HM King Mohammed VI called, October 13th , 2014 for uniting and pooling energies to rise to the great challenge of the 21st century: that of a united, stable and prosperous Africa."Our changing continent brings a message of hope and revival ...

The 9th edition of the African Development Forum

08/10/2014

Morocco will host from 12th to 16th October 2014, under the High Patronage of His Majesty the King may God assist him, the 9th edition of the African Development Forum (ADF-IX). Regarded as the flagship event of the Economic ...

12th session of the economic dialogue with economic advisers and donors

30/09/2014

The 12th session of the economic dialogue with Economic Advisers to the embassies of partner countries and bilateral and multilateral donors accredited to Morocco was held September 30th, 2014 at the Ministry of Economy and Finance. This dialogue, ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance and the head of the EBRD signed the "Headquarters Agreement" between Morocco and the EBRD

24/09/2014

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Mrs. Hildegard GACEK, Director General of the Mediterranean South East Region (SEMED) of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) signed Wednesday, September 24th in Rabat ...

Closing Seminar of the institutional twinning program between the general inspectorates of Finance of Morocco, France and Portugal

23/09/2014

At the end of the institutional twinning project of the Moroccan General Inspectorates of Finance with its French and Portuguese counterparts, a closing seminar of the project was held September 23rd 2014, under the chairmanship of Mr. Mohammed ...

Interview between Mr.BOUSSAID and Mr. Constantin NITA, the Romanian Minister of Economy

22/09/2014

Mr.BOUSSAID Mohamed, Minister of Economy and Finance, received Tuesday, September 23rd , 2014 in his department, Mr. Constantine NITA, Minister of Economy of the Republic of Romania on a visit to Morocco from September 22nd to 28th 2014, heading a ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance presents the outlines of the finance law for the year 2015 at the council of the government

17/09/2014

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, presented, Thursday, September 18th 2014 at the Council of the Government, a report on the major components and the steps in preparing the 2015 finance bill. This issue int​erests ...

Strengthening cooperation between Morocco and Qatar

15/09/2014

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, received Monday, September 15th, 2014 at the headquarters of his department in Rabat, a Qatari delegation headed by Mr. Ahmed ben Mohammed AL MERAIKHI, CEO of the Qatari Development Fund ...

The 8th International Symposium on Public Finance

14/09/2014

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, chaired Friday, September 12th , 2014 in Rabat, the opening of the VIII edition of the International Symposium on Public Finance, under the theme : "the territorial state in ...

Strengthening cooperation between Morocco and Qatar

14/09/2014

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, received Monday, September 15th, 2014 at the headquarters of his department in Rabat, a Qatari delegation headed by Mr. Ahmed ben Mohammed AL MERAIKHI, CEO of the Qatari Development Fund . ...

Mr. Mohammed Boussaid meets a delegation of the OECD

11/09/2014

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID discussed, Tuesday, September 9th 2014 at the headquarters of his department in Rabat, with the Director of the OECD's Global Relations Secretariat ( the Organization for Economic ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance and the Director General of the French Development Agency signed a financing agreement of € 50 million

09/09/2014

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mrs. Anne PAUGAM, Director General of the French Development Agency Group, signed in the presence of Mr. Abdeslam SEDDIKI, Minister of Employment and Social Affairs and his excellency, Mr. ...

Morocco - Qatar cooperation: 136 million USD to finance agricultural projects in Morocco

24/08/2014

Moroccan Minister of Economy and Finance M. Mohamed Boussaid and Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries M. Aziz Akhannouch, and Qatar's Minister of Finance M. Ali Shareef Al-Emadi signed a donation agreement of 136 M$ to support two development ...

Casablanca Finance City hosts the "Africa 50" fund for infrastructures’ investment in Africa

10/08/2014

​​The African Development Bank (ADB) decided to establish the "Africa 50" Fund in Morocco in "Casablanca Finance City", following a depth assessment of tenders from nine African countries member of the ADB. The ...

The IMF grants Morocco a second "Precautionary and Liquidity Line" of $ 5 billion

30/07/2014

The Board of Directors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved Monday, July 28th, 2014, a second precautionary and liquidity line(LPL) in favor of Morocco of about $ 5 billion for the next 24 months, including 4.5 billion available in the ...

Signature of the Executive program of the memorandum of understanding concluded between Morocco and Qatar

23/07/2014

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, and the Director General of the Qatar Development Fund, Mr. Mohamed Ben Ahmed AL MERAIKHI, s​igned, Thursday, July 21st, 2014 in Rabat, the executive program of the memorandum of ...

Mr. Boussaid chairs a signing ceremony of a grant funding agreement

20/07/2014

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, the Minister of Agriculture and Maritime Fisheries, Mr. Aziz AKHANNOUCH and the Ambassador and Head of the Delegation of the European Union in Morocco, Mr. Rupert JOY signed Friday, July ...

Mr. Boussaid presents the midterm budget execution review for the year 2014

16/07/2014

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, presented Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at the Government Council, the review of the achievements of the Finance Act during the first six months of 2014. The Minister stated, during this event, that ...

Mr. BOUSSAID receives the President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

15/07/2014

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, received Monday, July 14th, 2014 at the headquarters of his department in Rabat, the President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Mr. Akihiko TANAKA. During this meeting, ...

Institutional twinning between the IGF of Morocco, France and Portugal - Steering Committee N ° 7

15/07/2014

The Seventh Steering twinning Committee was held July 9th , 2014, under the chairmanship of Mr. Benyoussef SABONI, Inspector General of Finance (Head of the Moroccan project) and Mr. Eric GISSLER, Inspector General of Finance at the IGF of France ...

Mr. BOUSSAID gave a speech before the members of the House of Representatives upon the adoption of the organic bill on finance acts

07/07/2014

The House of Representatives adopted, Tuesday, July 08th, 2014 in plenary session, the organic bill on finance acts n ° 130-13 with 111 votes for and 45 votes against. Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, took this opportunity to ...

Mr. Mohammed Boussaid, Minister of Economy and Finance, presents before the parliament, the Government's plan for public procurement reform.

01/07/2014

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, presented Tuesday, July 2nd, 2014, before the Finance and Economic Development Board at the House of Representatives, the Government's plan for public procurement reform. ​In his speech, Mr. ...

Launching of the “Fund for the Financial Support of MSME”

30/06/2014

​As part of the initiatives to promote Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME)), strengthen their resilience and enhance their contribution to economic growth, Bank Al-Maghrib, GPBM and the Central Guarantee Fund (CCG) agreed to set up a Fund to ...

The MEF Obtained the United Nations’ First Prize of Excellence for Public Service 2014

26/06/2014

​Morocco received the first award for excellence in public service (Category 4 on efforts to promote gender equality) for 2014 edition, for the efforts made by the Ministry of Economy and Finance, within the framework of the Gender Responsive ...

Mr Boussaid represents Morocco at the 39th annual meeting of the Board of Governors of the Islamic Development Bank

25/06/2014

​Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, represents Morocco at the 39th annual meeting of the Board of Governors of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), taking place in Jeddah, in Saudi Arabia. The opening session of this event was ...

Launching of a new co-financing product dedicated to the industrial companies

23/06/2014

Within the framework of the Plan for Accelerating Industrial Development 2014-2020, the Central Guarantee Fund (CCG) launched, in partnership with banks, a new product for industrial enterprises. "Dev Industry", is a new product that will ...

Mr. Boussaid gives a press conference on a bond issuance on the international financial market

19/06/2014

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID gave Friday, June 20th, 2014 in Rabat, a press conference on the issuance of a bond on the international financial market. Present at the meeting which was attended by the Minister Delegate in ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance received, in Rabat, the Lord Mayor of the City of London

17/06/2014

As part of her two-day visit to the Kingdom of Morocco, The Lord Mayor of the City of London, Mrs. Fiona Woolf accompanied by a large delegation of businessmen, was received Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 in Rabat, by Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of ...

MR. Boussaid announces the issuance of a bond on the International Market

16/06/2014

Mr. Mohammed Boussaid, Minister of Economy and Finance, announced Friday, June 13th, 2014 in London the issuance of a bond on the international financial market in the amount of € 1 billion with a maturity of 10 years at 3.5 percent. Mr. BOUSSAID ...

Mr. Mohammed Boussaid pays tribute to BADEA for their development efforts in Africa

11/06/2014

Monsieur Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, gave, Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 in Casablanca, a speech at the time of the opening of the 2nd meeting of the Board of directors of the Arab Bank for Economic development in Africa (BADEA) ...

Mohamed BOUSSAID receives HRH Prince RADU of Romania

11/06/2014

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 in his Department in Rabat, HRH Prince RADU of Romania who visits the Kingdom.​

Mr. Boussaid receives a delegation from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

03/06/2014

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed Boussaid , received Tuesday, June 3rd , 2014 in his department, a delegation from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) made up of 11 Directors and this is in the context of ...

Mr. Boussaid made the opening speech at the time of the dialogue meeting at the Parliament on the implementation of the recommendations of the national conference on taxation

02/06/2014

The Ministry of Economy and Finance and the financial committees in the House of Representatives and the House of Councilors held Monday, June 2nd, 2014 in Rabat, a dialogue meeting on the implementation of the recommendations of the national ...

The Launching of the guarantee product of honor loans “MOUWAKABA” .

01/06/2014

To further support the project leaders, the Central Guarantee Fund (CCG) launched the “MOUWAKABA " product, first guarantee tool of honor loans by the associations for young entrepreneurs. The honor loans are now a source of equity financing ...

Visit of a delegation of the Bank of China (Luxembourg)

28/05/2014

Mr. Driss El AZAMI El IDRISSI Minister in charge of budget received Thursday, May 29th , 2014 in his department a delegation from the Bank of China (Luxembourg) chaired by Mrs. ZHOU Lihong, the Executive Director and General Manager. Mrs. ZHOU ...

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID chairs the signing ceremony of loans with the Director of the Maghreb Department at the World Bank.

26/05/2014

​ The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, chaired Tuesday, May 27th , 2014 at the headquarters of his Department in Rabat, with the Director of the Maghreb Department in the World Bank, Mr. Simon GRAY, and Mr. Ali Fassi Fihri, ...

Mr. Driss El Azami El Idrissi attended the annual meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group

22/05/2014

​​Mr. Driss El Azami El Idrissi, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Economy and Finance, in charge o​f the Budget participated in the annual meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) held in Kigali, Rwanda, May 22nd and 23rd 2014. The ...

The EU is willing to further strengthen its financial support to Morocco

19/05/2014

The European Union is willing to further strengthen its financial aid to Morocco to support the major reform projects undertaken by the Kingdom in the socio-economic and political fields, said Tuesday May 20th , 2014 in Rabat, said the Minister of ...

Mr. Boussaid interviewed by CNBC on the development of the Moroccan economy and the reforms adopted

15/05/2014

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID , was the guest of the Arabic-speaking International Television Channel ' CNBC ' and this , on the sidelines of the conference on the Arab world , which took place May  11th  and ...

The 23rd Annual Meeting of the EBRD - Mr. Boussaid present in Warsaw the reforms the Kingdom undertakes and the investment opportunities it offers

14/05/2014

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed Boussaid , accompanied by a large delegation, represents Morocco in the work of the 23rd Annual Meeting of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development ( EBRD), held May 14th and 15th , ...

International meeting for building a”Gender diversity and governance in the Mediterranean “network

11/05/2014

The Centre for Excellence in Gender Responsive Budgeting (CE -GRB ) in partnership with the Agency for Assistance to the Development of Exchange of Economic and Financial Technologies (ADETEF) organize, May 12th 2014 , an international meeting ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed Boussaid took part in Amman at the High Level Conference on arab world

10/05/2014

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed Boussaid took part May 11th and 12th 2014 in Amman, Jordan, at the High Level Conference organized under the patronage of the Jordanian Prime Minister, Mr..Abdullah Ensour, of the Director General of ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance and the Director General of the IMF in a Press Conference in Rabat

08/05/2014

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed Boussaid and the Director General of the International Monetary Fund, Mrs. Christine Lagarde , who were accompanied by the Governor of Bank Al -Maghrib, gave Friday, May 9th , 2014 in Rabat , a ...

Mr. Boussaid received Mrs. Lagarde at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy and Finance

08/05/2014

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, received Thursday, May 08th, 2014 in his Department, Mrs. Christine Lagarde, Director General of the International Monetary Fund. In a press statement, Mrs. Lagarde qualified her visit to ...

M. Boussaid receives Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

07/05/2014

M. Mohammed Boussaid, Minister of Economy and Finance, accompanied by M. Abdullatif Al-Jawahri, Governor of Bank Al-Maghrib, received Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, who’s in official visit to Morocco on 8 ...

Forum on the economic openness in Morocco

04/05/2014

The Directorate of Studies and Financial Forecasts (DEPF) and the World Bank co-organized a public-private forum on the impact of the economic openness on macroeconomic stability, the trade performance of Moroccan enterprises and the economic ...

Morocco Participates in the Program of OECD

04/05/2014

Mr. Mohamed Boussaïd, Minister of Economy and Finance, claimed , Monday , May 5th in Paris that" The participation of Morocco in the program-countries that the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) plans to launch, will ...

Mr. Boussaid receives His Excellency the new Ambassador of Greece

01/05/2014

Mr. Mohammed Boussaid, Minister of Economy and Finance, received Friday, May 2nd 2014 at the headquarters of his department in Rabat, His Excellency Mr. Plato Alexiss Hadjimichalis, Ambassador of Greece in Morocco who was accompanied by the ...

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID received His Excellency the New USA Ambassador

28/04/2014

Mr. Mohammed Boussaid, the Minister of Economy and Finance,received ,Monday 28th April in the headquarters of the Ministry in Rabat, His Excellency The Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the United States in Morocco,Mr. Dwight L.Bush ...

Mr. Boussaid in the Global Growth Conference

27/04/2014

​The Minister intervened in the closing session of "Global Growth Conference" organized by Amadeus Institute, under the theme: "Moroccan Economic Strategy in Africa ". In his introductory speech, the Minister pointed out to ...

Two bills decree presented by the Minister of Economy and Finance and adopted by the Council of Government

24/04/2014

​The Council of Government, assembled, Thursday, April 24th 2014, under the presidency of the Head of the Government, examined and adopted two bills decree which were presented by the Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed Boussaid: the ...

The House of Councillors approved two bills related to "Casablanca Finance City" and the (CNRA)

23/04/2014

The House of Councillors adopted Tuesday, 23rd April, 2014 at a plenary session, two bills related to "Casablanca Finance City" and the National Pension and Insurance Fund (CNRA).The bill amending and supplementing the Status " ...

Activities of the Minister of Economy and Finance - Mr. Mohammed Boussaid in the House of Councillors

22/04/2014

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed Boussaid, answered Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014, during the oral question session which took place in the House of Councillors, three parliamentary questions: • An oral question on the collection ...

A meeting devoted to projects financed by the Kuwait Fund for the Arab Economic Development

21/04/2014

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance headed, Monday, April 21st , 2014, in the presence of Mr. Aziz Rabbah, Minister of Equipment, Transport and Logistics and Mr. Abdelwahab Ahmed Al-Bader, Chief executive officer of the Kuwait Fund ...

State transfer operation of 6, 0187 % of the capital of the Popular Central Bank to the regional popular Banks

17/04/2014

​The Ministry of Economy and Finance and the Popular Bank Group agreed, April 17th, 2014 to transfer the remains of the State whose rate is 6,0187 % for the benefit of the Regional Popular Banks, while keeping a share for the State as well as its ...

Holding of the 3rd Edition of the Casablanca Meeting about Insurance

16/04/2014

Mr. Mohamed Boussaid, the  Minister of Economy and Finance claimed , Wednesday, April 16th 2014 in Casablanca that the Moroccan insurance sector progressed, during the last fifteen years, owing to  the upgrade program and the adoption of a ...

Institutional Twinning between the General Inspectorates of Finance of Morocco (As beneficiary), France and Portugal

15/04/2014

The sixth orientation committee of the twinning was held on April 15th, 2014, under the supervision of Mr.Benyoussef SABONI,the General Inspector of  finances (The Moroccan project manager), and  Mr. Eric GISSLER, the General Inspector of& ...

Mr. Driss EL AZAMI EL IDRISSI Participated in the meetings of the World Bank and IMF Development Committee

14/04/2014

​Mr. El Azami El Idrissi Driss, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Economy and Finance in Charge of the Budget took part in the spring meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, held in Washington from 12 to 13 April 2014 ...

Owing to its credibility, Morocco is among the major partners of the Arab Financial Institutions

08/04/2014

Mr. Mohamed Boussaid confirmed, Tuesday, April 8th 2014 that Morocco is considered as one of the major partners of the Arab Financial  Institutions in terms of its credibility and development’s programs.On the sidelines of his participation in ...

World Forum on Public Governance: "the leadership of women in public life: promoting diversity for an Inclusive growth.

04/04/2014

​At the time of the World Forum on Public Governance organized by the OECD from 2 to 4 April 2014 under the theme " Women's Leadership in Public Life : Promoting diversity for an inclusive growth ," Mr. Chafiki , National Director of ...

Signature of 14 documents under the Supreme Supervision of His Majesty The King in the Occasion of Launching the National Plan to Accelerate Industrialization

02/04/2014

Under the Supreme Supervision of His Majesty the King Mohamed VI, 14 documents were signed, Wednesday, April 2nd 2014 in the occasion of launching the National Plan to Accelerate Industrialization (2014-2020) which concerns: •   & ...

Wessal Casablanca- Port, a Model Innovative project in terms of its envisioning and financing

01/04/2014

« Wessal Casablanca Port » Project is « a model, structural and innovative project in terms of its envisioning and financing, as confirmed by the Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed Boussaid on Tuesday 1st 2014.In his announcement to the ...

Mr. El Azami El IDRISSI Participates in the Conference of African Ministers of Economy and Finance in Nigeria

29/03/2014

The Minister delegate in charge of the budget, Mr. Driss El Azami El IDRISSI, participated, Saturday ,March 29th 2014 in Abuja in the workshops of the seventh joint annual meeting of the African Ministers of Finance ,planning and economic development ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance chaired a signing ceremony with the EIB of a loan agreement in the amount of 150 million euros

19/03/2014

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed Boussaid, received Wednesday, March 19th 2014 at the headquarters of his department in Rabat, the Vice- President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), Mr. Philippe De Fontaine Vive. Within this ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance receives his Qatari counterpart, Minister of Finance.

11/03/2014

​The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed Boussaid, received Tuesday, March 11th 2014, in his department, the Finance Minister of Qatar, Mr. Ali Cherif Al Imad. This meeting is part of the High Moroccan-Qatari Joint Committee which began ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance chaired the 2nd edition of the "Morocco -US Business Development Conference "

10/03/2014

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed Boussaid , chaired Monday, March 10th , 2014 in Rabat , the 2nd  edition of the ' Morocco -US Business Development Conference ', which came after the visit of His Majesty the King to USA . This ...

Morocco intends to become a regional hub of investment and trade

05/03/2014

Morocco aims, in the light of the progress achieved, to become a regional investment hub and an actor of production and trade, within the framework of a strategy of integrated and profound reform, stated Wednesday, March 5th 2014 at skhirat, the ...

HM King Mohammed VI and Guinean President Alpha Condé chaired the signing ceremony of 21 bilateral agreements

03/03/2014

The first agreement is on avoiding double taxation and prevention against fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income. It was signed by the Minister of Economy and Finance Mr. Mohamed Boussaid and Guinean Minister of State, Minister of ...

International Symposium on "Public Finance Reform in Morocco"

19/02/2014

"Public Finance Reform in Morocco" is the theme of the International Symposium on Public Finance to be held in Paris February 19th , 2014 at the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne - Room 1.​ ​ ​This event is organized by the FONDAFIP ...

HM the King and Malian President chaired the signing ceremony of seventeen bilateral cooperation agreements

19/02/2014

HM the King Mohammed VI and Malian president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita chaired, Thursday, February 20th 2014 at the Koulouba presidential palace in Bamako, the signing ceremony of seventeen bilateral cooperation agre​ements in different areas. ...

Signature of a loan of 150 million dirhams between the MEF and MATU

17/02/2014

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed Boussaid, and the representatives of (MATU), signed Monday, February 17th , 2014 in Rabat, a financial assistance agreement in the form of  a loan amounting to150 million dirhams. This interest ...

Adoption of bills in the House of Representatives

10/02/2014

​The House of Representatives approved Monday, February 10th , 2014 unanimously two bills : Bill No. 12.68 that changes and supplements the Law No. 10.44 on the quality of the "financial center in Casablanca "and the Bill No. 13-104 ...

The speech of Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, at the forum of Paris - Casablanca

05/02/2014

​​​The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, participated Wednesday, February 5th , 2014 at the Forum Paris - Casablanca. In his speech, the Minister highlighted the lessons learned from the current economic and financial crisis.

The International Monetary Fund confirms once again Morocco’s eligibility to the Precautionary and Liquidity Line (PLL)

31/01/2014

​​The Board of Directors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reaffirmed Friday, January 31st 2014, the continuous eligibility of our country to benefit from the Precautionary and Liquidity Line (PLL) after the third review of this line led by ...

Strengthening cooperation between Morocco and the IDB

29/01/2014

A signing ceremony held January 29th 2014 at the Ministry of Economy and Finance between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) on the Memorandum of Understanding on the partnership strategy and financing agreements relating to ...

Press release of the Ministry of Economy and Finance on forecasts relating to the closing of the fiscal year 2013 and growth in 2014

24/01/2014

The preliminary results of the implementation of the Finance Act for the year 2013 highlight a deficit equivalent to 5.4% of GDP against 7.3% a year earlier. This improvement can be traced to both revenue and expenditure.  Indeed, the ...

Fiscal control has improved tax revenues in 2013

21/01/2014

The fiscal meetings, held last April in Skhirate, identified three major goals to face the dysfunctions of the national fiscal system, said to the MAP Mr. Abdellatif Zaghnoun, General Director of Tax Department at the Forum "2014 finance bill ...

Conference of the Minister of Economy and Finance on the Finance Act 2014

08/01/2014

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed Boussaid gave Wednesday, Jan. 8th, 2014, a press conference on the Finance Act 2014. Nearly all national media and representatives of the foreign press accredited to Morocco were present at the meeting ...

The MEF launches the new version of its Internet Portal

08/01/2014

​The Ministry of Economy and Finance is pleased to announce the launch of the new version of its Internet portal in Jan. 10th 2014. This initiative reflects the Department's commitment to continue its opening policy to external environment and ...

Conference of the Minister of Economy and Finance on the Finance Act for the year 2014

08/01/2014

​The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed Boussaid gave Wednesday, Jan. 8th 2014, a press conference on the 2014 Finance Act. Almost all national media and representatives of the foreign press accredited to Morocco were present in this ...

The House of Representatives adopted by a majority vote the Finance Bill 2014

26/12/2013

​The House of Representatives adopted on second reading Wednesday, December 25th 2013, at a plenary session, the Budget Bill (PLF) 2014. The Finance Bill for the year 2014 was adopted by majority vote by 186 votes for and 59 against. The House ...

Signature of three agreements on the PPP irrigation program in the coastal area between Azemmour and Bir Jdid

19/12/2013

Three agreements on the new public-private partnership program (PPP) to construct and operate an irrigation system in the Atlantic coastal area between Azemmour and Bir Jdid were signed Thursday, December 19th 2013 in Rabat. This is a ...

Signing Ceremony between Morocco and the Arab Monetary Fund to finance the public finance reform program

18/12/2013

A signing ceremony ,held, December 18th 2013 at the Ministry of Economy and Finance between Morocco and the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF ) on the financing of the public finances reform with an amount of approximately 2.27 billion dirhams .The meeting was ...

Seminar on the derivatives market in Morocco

17/12/2013

The Ministry of Economy and Finance held Tuesday, December 17th 2013, in partnership with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Bank Al-Maghrib (BAM), at the (BAM) training center in Rabat, a seminar on the theme: " ...

A macro- economic seminar within the framework of the Franco- Moroccan cooperation

13/12/2013

As part of the Franco- Moroccan cooperation between the Moroccan Ministry of Economy and Finance and the public interest group ADETEF, the Directorate of Studies and Financial Forecasts and the French Treasury Department (DGT) organized a macro ...

Signing ceremony of Exchange of Notes between Morocco and Japan

06/12/2013

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance and His Excellency Tsuneo Kurokawa, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Rabat signed, Friday December 6th 2013, at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, an Exchange of Notes ...

Signing ceremony by the European Union of financing agreements Programs: 1) Hakama 2) Job creation- SMEs in Morocco 3) Literacy and 4) the Agriculture Council Support

05/12/2013

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID , Minister of Economy and Finance , headed Thursday, December 5th 2013 at ​the Ministry of Economy and Finance , the signing ceremony of the financing agreements of " Modernization of public action - Hakama " Program ...

Marrakech hosts the 5th Conference of the International Tax Dialogue

04/12/2013

Marrakech hosts the 5th Conference of the International Tax Dialogue (ITD), an initiative for a high-level debate on taxation issues, the challenges of development financing and the best practices in this are​a. The ( ITD) is a cooperation agreement ...

Signing of an agreement between Morocco and the World Bank

02/12/2013

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. Simon Gray, Director of the Maghreb Department in the Regional Office of the World Bank for the Middle East and North Africa signed Monday, December 2nd, 2013, at the Ministry of Economy ...

The 11th session of Morocco-UE economic dialogue

22/11/2013

Friday, November 22nd, 2013, the 11thsession of the Economic Dialogue between Morocco and the European Union (EU) was held in Brussels under the co- chairmanship of Ms. Fawzia ZAABOUL, Director of Treasury and External Finance and Mr. Andreas ...

The House of Representatives adopted in the majority the 2014 Finance Bill

21/11/2013

The House of Representatives adopted Wednesday, November 20th 2013 in plenary session, the Finance Bill for the year 2014. The text was adopted by majority votes (164 for, 95 against and 0 abstentions).

Morocco, US sign agreement to promote bilateral trade

21/11/2013

Morocco and the United States signed on Thursday 21st 2013 an agreement to promote trade between the two countries, particularly through the reduction of customs and administrative procedures, on the occasion of the working visit of His Majesty King ...

Signing of an agreement for mutual assistance in customs issues between Morocco and the United States

21/11/2013

Morocco and the United States signed at the time of the working visit of His Majesty King Mohammed VI to Washington, an agreement for mutual assistance in customs matters.The agreement signed Thursday, November 21st 2013 by the Minister of Economy ...

Morocco -Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC): Eligibility of the Kingdom to a second Compact of the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA)

20/11/2013

The eligibility of Morocco to a second Compact of the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA), of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) , demonstrates the international institutions’ trust in the Kingdom for the implementation of such programs , ...

The second part of the 2014 Finance Bill adopted in committee in the House of Representatives

19/11/2013

The Finance and Economic Development Committee in the House of Representatives held Tuesday, November 19th, 2013, adopted the second part of the Finance Bill for the year 2014. This section was adopted by a majority vote (23 for, 14 against and 0 ...

The House of Representatives adopted in the majority, the first part of the Finance Bill 2014

18/11/2013

​The House of Representatives adopted, November 18th 2013, by the majority, the first part of the t Finance Bill (PLF) 2014. This section was adopted at a plenary session, by 110 votes for, 37 against and 0 abstentions.The PLF 2014 focuses on four ...

The Citizen Budget Bill for the year 2014

11/11/2013

The Ministry of Economy and Finance has published the Citizen Budget Bill for the year 2014 so as to implement its commitments to enhance budget transparency and involve citizens in the debate on the Finance Bill. This initiative, launched since ...

«FitchRatings» confirms the the 'Investment Grade' level assigned to Morocco with stable outlook

07/11/2013

​The international rating agency "Fitch Ratings" reasserted November 5th 2013, the rating level "Investment Grade" attributed to Morocco with a stable outlook. Foreign currency debt and local currency debt are granted, ...

Signing of grant agreements between Morocco and the SFD

07/11/2013

​The Minister of Economy and Finance,Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID and Mr. Youssef Ben Ibrahim AL BASSAM, Vice-president and member of the Saudi Fund for development (SFD), signed Tuesday, November 05th 2013, in Riyadh, four grant agreements amounting to US $ ...

Conference of the Arab Forum of Insurance Regulatory Commissions (AFIRC)

05/11/2013

Morocco hosts November the 4th and 5th 2013 in Marrakech, the Conference of the Arab Forum of Insurance Regulatory Commissions (AFIRC). This second edition brings together regulatory bodies and representatives and stakeholders in the insurance sector ...

Handover Ceremony between Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, and his predecessor, Mr. Aziz AKHANNOUCH, outgoing Acting Minister

14/10/2013

​Following the appointment by His Majesty King Mohammed VI, Thursday, October 10th 2013, Mr. Mohamed Boussaid as Minister of Economy and Finance, a handover ceremony between Mr. Mohamed Boussaid and Mr. Aziz Akhanouch, outgoing acting  ...

Appointment of Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID Minister of Economy and Finance

10/10/2013

​ Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID was appointed Thursday, October 10th, 2013 by His Majesty King Mohammed VI, Minister of Economy and Finance.

The General Treasury of the Kingdom launches its seventh edition of the International Symposium on Public Finances under the theme : What kind of control of Public Finances reforms in Morocco and France?

15/09/2013

​ The Ministry of Economy and Finance, in partnership with the Association for the International Foundation of Public Finance (FONDAFIP) organizes from 13 to 14 September 2013 the seventh edition of the International Symposium on Public Finance. ...

The Minister of Agriculture and Maritime Fishing, Mr. Aziz Akhannouch, has been assigned by the Head of Government to ensure the responsibilities of Acting Minister of Economy and Finance.

22/08/2013

The Minister of Agriculture and Maritime Fishing, Mr. Aziz Akhannouch, has been assigned by the Head of Government to ensure the responsibilities of Acting Minister of Economy and Finance. Following the appointment by His Majesty the King ...

HM the King appoints Mr. Nizar Baraka President of the Economic, Social and Environmental Council

21/08/2013

His Majesty King Mohammed VI appointed Mr. Nizar Baraka President of the Economic, Social and Environmental Council (CESE), said Wednesday 21st August 2013 a statement from the Royal Office. During this meeting, His Majesty the King provided Mr. ...

The IMF confirms Morocco's eligibility to the precautionary and liquidity line (LPL) of 6.2 billion dollars

04/08/2013

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) confirmed at its meeting, Wednesday, July 31st 2013, Morocco's continuing eligibility to the precautionary and liquidity line (LPL). This confirmation would reassure investors and foreign ...

Signing of two grant agreements of the Deauville transition Fund relating to the financing of two projects

28/07/2013

​Mr. Nizar Baraka, Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohamed Ouzzine, Minister of Youth and Sports and Mr. Simon Gray, Director of the Maghreb Department, Regional Office Middle East and North Africa (World Bank), signed Thursday, July 25th 2013, ...

Institutional twinning between the General Inspection of Finance of Morocco (beneficiary), of France and Portugal

08/07/2013

​The third Steering Committee of the twinning project was held July 8th 2013, under the chairmanship of Mr. Benyoussef Saboni, Inspector General of Finance ( Moroccan project manager) and Mr. Eric GISSLER, French Inspector General of Finance ( Member ...

MEF participation in the Conference on Morocco`s ranking in fiscal indicators

04/07/2013

The Secretary General of the Ministry of Economy and Finance signed Wednesday, July 3rd 2013 in Casablanca, a Memorandum of Understanding with the President of Mundiapolis University in order to promote cooperation in the field of budgetary ...

Launching of a range of products for exporting companies

03/07/2013

Mr. Nizar Baraka, Minister of Economy and Finance headed on the sidelines of the Board of Directors of the Central Guarantee Fund held Wednesday, July 3rd 2013, the signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding between the State, the Moroccan ...

Signing of the partnership framework agreement between the MEF and OFPPT

02/07/2013

Within the framework of its policy of strengthening the skills of its human resources and its openness to the external environment through partnerships with a view to exchanging experiences and good practices, a partnership framework agreement was ...

Emirati donation to Morocco of 1.25 billion US dollars

24/06/2013

A memorandum of understanding was signed, on Tuesday Jun 25th, 2013 in Rabat, between Morocco and Abu Dhabi Fund for Development with the view to release 1.25 billion US dollars to finance Development projects in the Kingdom. This donation, which ...

Moroccan Presidency of the Economic Strategy Group of the Francophonie

20/06/2013

Mr. Mohamed CHAFIKI, Director of Studies and Financial Forecasts, headed June 17th and 18th 2013 in Paris, the Working Group on the economic strategy of the Francophonie, which responsibility is ensured by the Kingdom of Morocco. In the first day, ...

The Department of the Treasury and External Finance held a conference on the theme: « The development of the sukuk market »

13/06/2013

The Department of the Treasury and External Finance organized, Thursday, June 13th, 2013 at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, a conference on the theme: "The development of the sukuk market " The conference was ...

Mr. Baraka for strengthening mechanisms to fight against under-invoicing

12/06/2013

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Nizar Baraka called, Tuesday, June 11th in Rabat, for strengthening the fight against under-invoicing, through setting up a monitoring and evaluation system, boosting cooperation with various public / private ...

The General Secretary of the Government submitted the Legal Framework of the Participative Banks to the ministerial departments

09/06/2013

The General Secretary of the Government submitted the Legal Framework of the Participative Banks to all government sectors for an immediate review, stated the Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Nizar Baraka."The Ministry of Economy and Finance ...

Seminar on the theme:

06/06/2013

The Department of Treasury and External Finance held from June 5th to 7th 2013, in cooperation with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, a seminar on the theme "International Investment Agreements and settlement of ...

Morocco, UN women sign partnership agreement to establish GRB Excellence Center

05/06/2013

A partnership agreement on the establishment and development of the Excellence Centre on Gender Responsive Budgeting (EC-GRB) for the period 2013-2016, was signed, June Thursday the 6th of 2013 in Rabat, between the Ministry of Economy and Finance ...

Signing of the partnership agreement between the Ministry of Economy and Finance and UN women

05/06/2013

The creation of the Centre of Excellence on Gender Responsive Budgeting (EC- GRB), under the Ministry of Economy and Finance, is the outcome of a decade of Morocco`s commitment to promote gender equality in the management of public finances. Mr. ...

Second loan amounting to $ 100 million from the World Bank to support Morocco`s educational system reforms

04/06/2013

The World Bank (WB) granted Morocco, Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 in Rabat, a second loan of $ 100 million (about 859 million dirhams) to support Morocco?s educational system reforms.      Signed by the Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. ...

Signing of an agreement on the implementation of the national procurements procedures relating to projects financed by the (ADB)

31/05/2013

Being faithful to the commitments made within the framework of the Paris Declaration and the Accra conference, the Bank has since 2008 taken several initiatives to promote the use of country systems. As a consequence, the Board of Directors approved, ...

AFDB Annual Meetings 2013

31/05/2013

As President of the AfDB`s Governors Councils, Mr. Nizar Baraka chaired the third session of the Governors Councils which was devoted to the election of the AfDB and the African Development Fund (ADF) administrators.  Beside the AfDB`s Annual ...

Signing ceremony of the grant agreement: support program for the modernization of the organizational framework for debt management

31/05/2013

Friday, May 31st, 2013, during the Annual Meetings of the (ADB), a grant agreement was signed in Marrakech between the Kingdom of Morocco represented by His Excellency Mr. Nizar Baraka, Minister of Economy and Finance and the African Development Bank ...

Annual Meeting of the ADB: Follow life video of webstreaming

29/05/2013

Morocco hosts from May 27th to 31st 2013 in Marrakech, the work of the 2013 Annual Meetings of the (ADB).  - Follow live streaming video of the Annual Meetings       

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to Africa on the rise

29/05/2013

Foreign financial contributions for Africa are expected to reach a new record of 203.9 billion dollars in 2013 against 186.3 billion in 2012, due to the resumption of foreign direct investment (FDI) and portfolio investments, according to a report on ...

Official opening of the 48thannual meetingsof the (ADB)

29/05/2013

The 48th Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (ADB), themed "structural transformation of Africa", were opened Thursday, May 30th, 2013 in Marrakech.    The opening session, held in front of eminent personalities, ...

AFDB resolved to intensify support to Morocco

28/05/2013

The African Development Bank is resolved to intensify efforts to support Morocco in a complex and changing environment, said the (ADB) president, Mr. Donald Kaberuka. The (ADB) top executive explained that the African finance institution is well ...

The (ADB) annual meetings: Mr. Nizar Baraka`s meeting with media

28/05/2013

Mr. Nizar BARAKA, Minister of Economy and Finance and president of the Board of Governors of the African Development Bank (ADB) arrived in Marrakech, May 28th, 2013 to take part in the annual meetings of the (ADB) which will be held in Marrakech May ...

The (ADB) Annual Meetings: A Morocco pavilion to enhance development efforts

27/05/2013

A Morocco pavilion bringing together more than thirty exhibitors, including government departments, banks, public and private companies, was set up Monday, May 27th, 2013 in Marrakech, on the sidelines of the annual meetings of the African ...

AFDB president starts working visit to Morocco

26/05/2013

The President of the African Development Bank (ADB), Mr. Donald Kaberuka arrived, Monday, May 27th 2013  in Casablanca, for a working visit to Morocco during which he will take part in the (ADB)`s 48th annual meeting which kicked off in ...

Annual Meetings of the (ADB): Simultaneous Opening of several workshops and thematic seminars

26/05/2013

The work of several seminars and thematic workshops opened simultaneously Monday, May 27th, 2013 before the annual meetings of the African Development Bank (ADB), which officially will start Thursday in the Red city. During this event, participants ...

The 2013 Annual Meetings of the (ADB) will focus on the structural changes made in Africa

23/05/2013

The African Development Bank Group (ADB) will hold its 2013 Annual Meetings in Marrakech, Morocco, from May 27th to 31st 2013. More than 2,500 delegates including finance ministers, central bank governors and business managers coming from the 78 ...

The Moroccan economy achieved good results in the first quarter of 2013 in spite of a difficult economic situation

22/05/2013

The International business intelligence firm, Oxford Business Group (OBG), noted that the Moroccan economy managed to achieve good results during the first quarter of 2013, despite a difficult economic environment. Morocco has been able to achieve ...

Press conference relating to the Annual Meetings of the ADB Group from May 27th to 31st 2013 in Marrakech

20/05/2013

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Nizar Baraka, Governor of the Kingdom of Morocco at the African Development Bank (ADB) and president of the Board of Governors of the (ADB), headed May 8th 2013 in Rabat together with the Special Advisor to ...

Morocco participates in the EBRD Annual Meetings of the Board of Governors

15/05/2013

Morocco, which obtained the status of`` potential recipient country of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development`` (EBRD), participated for the first time, at the meetings of the Board of Governors of the Bank, whose 22th session held May ...

The Annual Meetings of the ADB in Marrakech, a real turning point for Africa

06/05/2013

The annual meetings of the African Development Bank Group (ADB), which will take place from May 27th to 31st in Marrakech, under the patronage of HM King Mohammed VI, will constitute "a turning point for Africa," expressed, Friday, May 3rd ...

Signature in Skhirat of three partnership agreements for the development of tax awareness

05/05/2013

Three partnership agreements were signed Monday, April 29th, 2013 in Skhirat, on the sidelines of the national conference on taxation, with the aim of promoting fiscal citizenship through education and awareness.    Under the first ...

Visit of the Minister of Economy and Finance to the ADB

05/05/2013

During a working visit to the African Development Bank (ADB) in Tunis , May 3rd , 2013, the Minister of Economy and Finance , also Chairman of the Board of Governors of the (ADB), has welcomed the support of the Bank to his country in its green ...

The National Conference on Taxation 2013

02/05/2013

Under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, the Ministry of Economy and Finance organized the National Conference on Taxation, April 29th and 30th 2013, at the International Conference Centre Mohammed VI in Skhirat.      ...

The National Conference on Taxation held April 29th and 30th, 2013 at the International Conference Centre Mohammed VI in Skhirat

24/04/2013

Under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, the Ministry of Economy and Finance organized the National Conference on Taxation, April 29th and 30th 2013, at the International Conference Centre Mohammed VI in Skhirat.This meeting provides ...

Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB)

22/04/2013

At the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank, held from April 19th to 21st in Washington, , the Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Nizar Baraka, in his capacity as Governor of the World Bank Group (WB) for Morocco, ...

Institutional twinning between the General Inspectorates of Finance (IGF) of the Kingdom of Morocco, the French Republic and the Portuguese Republic

19/04/2013

The second twinning Steering Committee between the IGF of Morocco and its French and Portuguese counterparts was held April 18th , 2013, under the chairmanship of Mr. Benyoussef SABONI, the Inspector General of Finance (the Moroccan project manager) ...

Morocco agreed with Italy to convert 165 million dirhams of its debt into investments.

10/04/2013

An agreement on converting 165 million dirhams of Moroccan debt towards, Italy into investments was signed Tuesday, April 10th, 2013 in Rabat          According tothe agreement signed by the Minister of Economy and Finance, ...

Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Morocco (MEF) and the Marseille Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI)

10/04/2013

Within the framework of cooperation between the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) of Morocco and the Marseille Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) and in collaboration with the ISESCO, a meeting of experts was devoted April 10th , 2013 in ...

closing ceremony of the institutional twinning project Between the Ministry of Economy and Finance and the German Federal Ministry of Economy and Technology

05/04/2013

On Friday 5th April 2013 in Rabat, Mr Nizar BARAKA, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr Rupert Joy, Ambassador of the European Union to Morocco, chaired the Closing Ceremony of the institutional Twinning between Morocco and the European Union, in ...

His Majesty the King and the Head of the French State chaired the signing ceremony of several agreements

04/04/2013

His Majesty King Mohammed VI, may God assist him, together with His Royal Highness Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan, His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid and Their Royal Highnesses the Princesses Lalla Salma, Lalla Meryem and Lalla Hasna, and the ...

Signing of legal documents relating to KFW financial contribution

29/03/2013

Mr. Nizar Baraka, Minister of Economy and Finance, headed at the headquarters of his department, Wednesday, March 27th, 2013, the signing ceremony of the agreement on financial cooperation from 2012 to 2013 covering an overall amount of 133 million ...

Canada grants Morocco 500 million euros to strengthen bilateral economic exchanges

29/03/2013

A memorandum of understanding was signed Thursday, March 28th, 2013 in Rabat, between the Ministry of Economy and Finance and "Export Development Canada" (EDC) company, to provide the kingdom with 500 million euros to increase investments ...

Morocco`s participation in Abidjan at the Conference of African Finance Ministers of the ECA

28/03/2013

The Conference of African Finance Ministers, Planning and Economic Development of the UN Economic Commission for Africa(ECA) opened, Monday, March 25th in Abidjan, with the participation of Morocco, represented by a delegationled by Mr.Driss ELAzami ...

The first edition of the World Investment Conference (WIC) of North Africa is held in Marrakech

25/03/2013

The international business intelligence firm, Oxford Business Group (OBG), highlighted in a report by Morocco`s efforts to establish itself as a regional center of the capital investment The 2013 report on Morocco, presented at the "World ...

Signing ceremony of six bilateral cooperation agreements between Morocco and the Ivory Coast

20/03/2013

Within the framework of his visit to Africa, His Majesty King Mohammed VI, may God assist him, and the President of the Ivory Coast, Mr. Alassane Dramane Ouattara, chaired, Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 at the Presidential palace in Abidjan, the signing ...

The World Bank (WB) granted Morocco a loan of 100 million euros to finance the third loan of the household wastes sector development policy (PPD3-DM).

19/03/2013

The loan agreement, refundable over 29 years, was signed Friday, March 15th, 2013 in Rabat, by Mr. Nizar Baraka, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. Simon Gray, Director of the Maghreb Department, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regional ...

Signing of an agreement on the management of the investment promotion fund concerning Moroccans residing abroad

27/02/2013

The Minister of Economy and Finance Mr. Nizar Baraka, Minister Delegate to the Head of Government in charge of Moroccans residing abroad, Mr. Abdellatif Mâzouz and the Acting Director of the Central Guarantee Fund Mr. Hicham Serghini signed Wednesday ...

Signing of a master agreement for the management of a Kuwaiti donation amounting to 1.25 billion dollars

25/02/2013

A master agreement for the management of a Kuwaiti donation of $ 1.25 billion was signed Thursday, February 21st 2013 in Rabat, by the Minister of Economy and Finance Mr. Nizar Baraka, and the Director General of the Kuwaiti Fund for Arab Economic ...

Morocco offers enormous investment opportunities to Spanish companies

22/02/2013

Morocco presents enormous investment opportunities in various fields that can interest Spanish companies, stated, Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 in Madrid, the Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Nizar Baraka  Speaking at a meeting with some ...

The second meeting of the executive Committee of Deauville partnership Transition Fund

21/02/2013

The second meeting of the executive Committee of Deauville partnership Transition Fundwas held Wednesday, February 20th2013 in Rabat. The objective of this Committee is to review projects submitted for assessment and approval. Were present at ...

Mr. Nizar Baraka was the guest of a conference initiated by

20/02/2013

The political and economic reforms introduced by Morocco reinforced the confidence of international organizations and foreign investors in Moroccan economy, stated, Tuesday, February 19th 2013 in Madrid, the Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Nizar ...

Signing of an agreement between Morocco and the FSD for the allocation of $ 400 million in development projects

13/02/2013

The Ministry of Economy and Finance and the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) signed, Monday, February 11th 2013 in Riyadh, an agreement for the allocation of $ 400 million, the first installment of a gift granted by the Saudi Arabia to Morocco to ...

Moroccan experts stress the urgent need for the tax system reform

11/02/2013

The Minister Delegate to the Minister of Economy and Finance in charge of the Budget, M.Idriss El Azami El Idrissi stated Thursday, Feb. 7th 2013 in Rabat that "tax reform is of particular interest and will be based on a participatory enlarged ...

Press Conference on the preliminary results of the Moroccan economy for the year 2012

08/02/2013

The Minister of Economy and Finance Mr.Nizar BARAKA and the Minister Delegate in charge of the Budget Mr. Driss EL AZAMI EL IDRISSI presented at a press conference this morning, February 8th 2013 at the headquarters of the MEF, the preliminary ...

Signing ceremony of a cooperation agreement between the General Treasury of the Kingdom of Morocco and the Directorate of Public Accounting and Recovery of the Republic of Tunisia

05/02/2013

To increase friendly contacts, and strengthen the will to consolidate the basis for cooperation in strategic areas, Mr.Nizar BARAKA chaired Monday, February 4th 2013 at the headquarters of the MEF, a signing ceremony of a cooperation agreement ...

Signing ceremony of two loan agreements between Morocco and the IDB

05/02/2013

The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) granted two loans to Morocco for a global amount of 284.79 million USD (2.4 billion dirhams), for the implementation of hydropower and water drinking projects. This signing ceremony was chaired, on the Moroccan side ...

The 2012 Open Budget Survey put Morocco second in the MENA region

29/01/2013

Morocco was ranked second in the MENA countries behind Jordan according to the 2012 Open Budget Survey, achieving a score of 38 last year against 28 in 2010, stated a report by the International budget partnership.     The Kingdom, ranked ...

The Government and Maroc Telecom sign an investment agreement of 10 billion dirhams

17/01/2013

The Government and Maroc Telecom signed, Wednesday, January 16th2013 in Rabat, a fourth investment agreement amounting to 10 billion dirhams for the 2013-2015 period, at a ceremony headed by Mr. Abdelilah Benkiranem,Head of Government.   & ...

Signing ceremony of a partnership agreement between the Inspectorate General of Finance and the Central Authority for the Prevention of Corruption

16/01/2013

Mr. Nizar Baraka, Minister of Economy and Finance, headed a signing ceremony of a partnership agreement between the Inspectorate General of Finance (IGF) and the Central Authority for the Prevention of Corruption (ICPC) held at the headquarters of ...

Mr. Driss Azami Al Idrissi precludes the possibility of bankruptcy of pension funds if the necessary measures are taken

15/01/2013

The Minister Delegate to the Minister of Economy and Finance in charge of the Budget, Mr. Driss El Azami El Idrissi, excluded the possibility of bankruptcy of pension funds, if the necessary measures are taken.      M. El Azami El ...

The Minister selected best Minister of Finance in the Middle East and Finance Minister for the year 2012 Global Award.

09/01/2013

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Nizar Baraka, was chosen best Finance Minister in the Middle East "and" Minister of Finance for the year 2012 - Global Award by "The Banker" magazine owned by the «Financial Times" ...

Participation of the Minister Delegate in charge of the Budget at the 5th congress on Maghreb economic complementarity in Nouakchott

08/01/2013

A delegation headed by Mr. Driss EL Azami EL Idrissi, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Economy and Finance in charge of the Budget, took part January 8th and 9th 2013 in Nouakchott, at the 5th conference on Maghreb economic complementarity under ...

The Finance Bill 2013 adopted in the majority by the House of Representatives

29/12/2012

The Finance Bill for the year 2013 was passed by majority at second reading in the House of Representatives at the plenary session of Friday, December 28th, 2012. The proposed budget was approved by 117 votesin favor against 48. The Government ...

The Council of Government adopts a bill on the clearance of the 2010 budget

28/12/2012

Mr. Driss Azami El Idrissi, Minister Delegate in charge of the Budget, presented Thursday, December 27th, 2012 in the Council of Government, the bill on the clearance of the 2010 budget. This bill includes provisions that set the final income and ...

The House of Councillors adopted by a majority the 2013 Finance Bill

27/12/2012

The House of Councillors adopted by majority vote the Finance Bill for the year 2013 Tuesday, December 25th, 2012, in a plenary session chaired by Mr. Mohamed Cheikh Biadillah. The Finance Bill for the year 2013 was approved with 64votes in favour, ...

The House of Councillors adopted the first part of the 2013 Finance Bill

25/12/2012

The House of Councillors approved,Monday, December 24th 2012 in plenary session, the first part of the Finance Bill for the year 2013, with 52 votes in favour, 46 against and one abstention     

Adoption in Committee by the House of Councillors of the Finance Bill for the year 2013

22/12/2012

The 2013 Finance Bill was approved, Friday, December 21st, 2012, by the Finance, Public Works, Planning and Regional Development Committee in the House of Councillors. Eight members voted infavour, while 7 were against. The opposing parliamentary ...

Signing ceremony of loan and guarantee agreements with the African Development Bank

19/12/2012

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Nizar Baraka, Resident Representative of the African Development Bank, Mrs. Amani Abou-Zeid and the Director General of the National Office of Electricity and Drinking Water (ONEE), Mr. Fassi Fihri, signed ...

IMF Staff Concludes Discussions for the 2012 Article IV Consultation and First Review under the PLL Arrangement with Morocco

17/12/2012

A staff team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Jean-François Dauphin visited Morocco December 5-18, 2012 to conduct with the country authorities the 2012 IMF Article IV Consultation and the First Review under the Two-Year ...

Signing ceremony of three financing agreements with the European Investment Bank (EIB)

17/12/2012

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Nizar Baraka headed Friday, December 14th, 2012 at the Ministry, the signing ceremony of three financing agreements with the European Investment Bank (EIB).  During the ceremony, the Vice-President of the ...

Press briefing on the signing ceremony of legal agreements relating to the bond of $ 1.5 billion issued by Morocco on the international financial market

14/12/2012

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Nizar Baraka and the Minister Delegate in charge of the Budget, Mr. Driss Azami EL IDRISSI held Friday, December 14th, 2012, a press conference on the signing ceremony of legal agreements relating to Morocco`s ...

The meeting of the Minister with the French Minister for Foreign trade

13/12/2012

The Minister of Economy and Finance Mr.Nizar Baraka,discussed Thursday, December 13th, 2012 in Rabat, with the French Minister for Foreign Trade, Mrs. Nicole Bricq on reforms undertaken by Morocco and France to boost their economic competitiveness. ...

The General Treasury of the Kingdom won the Gold trophy in Communication and the silver award in business performance in DEVCOMMaroc

13/12/2012

For the second successive year, the General Treasury of the Kingdom won during the Second edition of the Business Forum DEVCOM Maroc, the Gold Trophy in communication and the Silver award in business performance, Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 in ...

Participation of the Minister in an economic meeting under the theme "Morocco-France: an exceptional partnership to serve a shared competitiveness."

11/12/2012

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Nizar Baraka, took part in a meeting in Casablanca, Wednesday, December 12th 2012 held by the General Confederation of Moroccan Companies (CGEM) and the French Employers Federation ( MEDEF), under the theme& ...

Mr.Nizar Baraka emphatically denies signing any document on the amendment of a provision of the 2013 Finance Bill

07/12/2012

The Minister of Economy and Finance Mr. Nizar Baraka, " emphatically denied" signing any document "amending" or "modifying" a provision of the Finance Bill for the year 2013. In an update, of which the MAP received a ...

Morocco issued a bond in the amount of 1.5 billion dollars

06/12/2012

Morocco issued Wednesday, December 5th2012, a bond on the international financial market amounting to1.5 billion dollars in two instalments. The amount of the first instalment is 1 billion dollars with a maturity of 10 years and an interest rate of 4 ...

Signing ceremony of the agreements relating to the financing, implementation and management of the port complex signed under the chairmanship of His Majesty King Mohammed VI

05/12/2012

Four agreements relating to the financing, construction and management of the integrated industrial, energy orientedand commercial "Nador WestMed"port complex, signed Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 in Nador at a ceremony headed by His Majesty ...

The Citizen`s Budget Bill for the year 2013

28/11/2012

The Ministry of Economy and Finance developed "the Citizen`s Budget Bill" for the year 2013 which is part of the Government`s efforts to improve the relationship with the citizen and to establish the rights and freedoms prescribed by the ...

Institutional twinning project between the DEPP and the German Federal Ministry of Economy and Technology in partnership with the grouping of public sector enterprises in Northern Ireland

28/11/2012

The board director committee of the institutional twinning project held, November 28th, 2012, its 7th meeting, headed by Mr. Samir Mohammed TAZI, Director of the Public enterprises and Privatization (Moroccan project manager) and in the presence of ...

Meeting between the Minister Delegate in charge of the Budget and the Vice-President of the European Commission for Industry and Entrepreneurship.

27/11/2012

The Minister Delegate to the Minister of Economy and Finance in charge of the Budget, Mr.Driss EL AZAMI EL IDRISSI, held a meeting with Mr. Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for Industry and Entrepreneurship, ...

Adoption of the Finance Bill 2013 by the House of Representatives

26/11/2012

The House of Representatives adopted in plenarysession, early Sunday, November 25th 2013, the Finance Bill for the year 2013, which obtained 137 votes for and 56 against. The Finance Bill must then be submitted to the House of Councillors for ...

The FEMISE annual conference held under the theme: "An inclusive development in the Mediterranean countries and the roleof the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership"

26/11/2012

Mr. Mohamed CHAFIKI, Director of studies and financial forecasts at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, participated November 23rd and 24th2012, at the FEMISE annual conference held this year in Marrakech, under the theme: "An inclusive ...

Adoption in committee in the House of Representatives of the first part of the 2013 Finance Bill

23/11/2012

The Committee on Finance and Economic Development of the House of Representatives adopted by a majority vote, Friday, November 23rd 2012, the revenue side of the Finance Billfor the year 2013. This first part of the 2013 Finance Bill was adopted by ...

Statement of the Minister on the integration of the special Treasury accounts in the state budget.

23/11/2012

The integration, from 2015, ofthe expenses resulting from transactions regarding special Treasury accounts (STA) in the state budget is a qualitative step towards the reinforcement of transparency, good governance and the government`s commitment to ...

Signing ceremony of a Moroccan-Spanish Memorandum for strengthening community justice in Morocco

22/11/2012

An administrative Protocol onthe cooperation project "strengthening local justice ADL 2nd Phase" was signed, Wednesday 21st November in Rabat between Morocco and the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development (AECID), in ...

Presentation of the proposed 2013 budget of the Ministry of Economy and Finance to Parliament

20/11/2012

Mr. Nizar Baraka presented Tuesday, November 20th 2012, at the House of Representatives, the proposed budget of the Ministry of Economy and Finance for the year 2013      

HM the King chairs a signing ceremony of documents on the financing, construction and operation ofthe first solar power plant in Ouarzazate.

20/11/2012

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Nizar Baraka, took part Monday, November 19th, 2012 in Marrakech, in the signing ceremony of documents relating to the financing, construction and operation of the first large Solar power plant of Ouarzazate. ...

The Minister attends the meeting of the Group of the European people`s Partyin Mellieha

19/11/2012

The business model that Morocco chose "is based on the consolidation of the endogenous growth, the diversification of the productive structures and the enhancement of the attractiveness of the country". This isa"growth modelthat cares ...

Morocco-EU: launch of the institutional twinning for the benefit of the General Inspectorate of Finance (IGF)

15/11/2012

The institutional twinning project of the Moroccan General Inspectorate of Finance (IGF) with its French and Portuguese counterparts was launched Wednesday, November 14th 2012 in Rabat. Entitled "Strengthening institutional, organizational and ...

Circulaire du Chef du Gouvernement au sujet des procédures de recrutement dans les Etablissements et Entreprises Publics

09/11/2012

Dans le cadre de la mise en ?uvre des principes de la nouvelle Constitution, en ce qui concerne notamment la garantie de l`égalité des chances d`accès des citoyennes et des citoyens aux fonctions publiques selon le mérite, le Chef du Gouvernement a ...

Interview of the Minister Delegate in charge of the Budget with "Challenge" newspaper

09/11/2012

 The Minister Delegate to the Minister of Economy and Finance in charge of the Budget, Mr. Driss EL Azami EL Idrissi, stated in an interview published Friday, November 9th , 2012 by the weekly newspaper "Challenge" that the 2013 ...

Interview of the Minister Delegate in charge of the Budget with

09/11/2012

The Minister Delegate to the Minister of Economy and Finance in charge of the Budget, Mr. Driss Azami EL Idrissi, stated in an interview published Friday, November 9th , 2012 by the weekly newspaper "Challenge" that the 2013 Finance Bill ...

Statement of the Minister on the maintenance by Fitch Ratings of Morocco sovereign rating

08/11/2012

The Minister of economy and finance, Mr. Nizar BARAKA, stated Wednesday, November 07th2012 in an interview to the MAP that the maintenanceby the rating agency Fitch Ratings of Morocco sovereign rating "strengthens our country`s profile, and ...

Fitch Ratings confirms Morocco`s sovereign rating at `BBB-` with a stable Outlook

08/11/2012

The international rating Agency Fitch Ratings confirmed Wednesday, November 07th 2012, Morocco`s sovereign rating at `BBB-` with a stable Outlook. The Agency underlined, in an official statement, that it confirms the Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) in ...

Fitch Confirms Morocco at

07/11/2012

Fitch Ratings has confirmed Morocco`s Long-term foreign currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at "BBB", with a stable outlook.   Fitch also announced in press release, issued Wednesday, that it confirms a " Long-term local currency ...

Meeting on the performance of the portfolio of the African Development Bank in Morocco

02/11/2012

The Ministry of Economy and Finance held, November 1st 2012, together with the African Development Bank (ADB), a consultation workshop on the theme: "The review of the performance of ADB`s portfolio in Morocco in 2012". On this occasion ...

Presentation of the 2013 Finance Bill before the two Houses of Parliament

24/10/2012

The Minister of Economy and Finance, and the Minister Delegate in charge of the Budget presented, Wednesday, October 24th2012, the Finance Bill for the year 2013 in a plenary session of the Parliament. This session is held under Article 68 of the ...

Presentation of the 2013 Finance Bill to the Parliament Wednesday, October 24th 2012

23/10/2012

Both Houses of Parliament held, Wednesday, October 24th2012, a plenary session devoted to the presentation of the 2013 Finance Bill.  This session, to be held under Article 68 of the Constitution, will start at 16:00 at the headquarters of ...

The 2013 Finance Bill and the documents appended to it addressed to both Houses of the Parliament

20/10/2012

The Finance Bill for the year 2013 and the documents appended to itwere tabled, Saturday, October 20th 2012, in the House of Representatives and the House of Councillors in line with the provisions and the legal delays.       Documents ...

Adoption of the 2013 Finance Bill by the Council of Government

16/10/2012

The Council of Governmentadopted, Monday, October 15th2012 at an extraordinary meeting, the 2013 Finance Bill as well as a number of draft decrees accompanying it.      At a press briefing after the Council, Mr. Mustapha El Khalfi, ...

Participation of Mr. Driss El Azami El Idrissi in the first international symposium of Microfinance in Morocco

15/10/2012

The international symposium of micro-finance in Morocco, organized under the high patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, started its work on Thursday, October 11th2012 in Skhirat, under the theme:"Strategic Perspectives for the ...

The activities of the minister within the framework of the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank held in Tokyo

15/10/2012

As part of his participation in the Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank, Mr. Nizar Baraka, Minister of Economy and Finance attended the plenary session of the aforementioned meetings Friday, October 12th 2012.  In addition to these ...

The Minister chairs the 15th meeting of the Advisory Board of Governors of ADB

12/10/2012

The Minister of Economy and Finance Mr. Nizar BARAKA chaired Thursday, October 11th in Tokyo, the 15thmeeting of the Advisory Board of Governors of the African Development Bank (ADB), devoted to review the roadmap for the return of the ADB`s ...

Interview of the Minister with the MAP

08/10/2012

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Nizar BARAKA, stated in an interview with the Moroccan Press Agency that the 2013 Finance Bill aims to improve the efficiency of public expenditure through a better targeting of public policies and maintain ...

Presentation of the broad guidelines of the 2013 Finance Bill in the Council of Ministers.

05/10/2012

His Majesty King Mohammed VI, may God assist him, chaired Thursday, October 4th2012, at the Royal Palace in Marrakech, a Council of Ministers, in which the Minister of Economy and Finance Mr. Nizar Baraka, gave a presentation on the main guidelines ...

Signing ceremony of a financing agreement of the national program forsaving irrigation water between Morocco and the European Investment Bank

05/10/2012

Mr. Nizar Baraka, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. Philippe de FONTAINE VIVE, Vice-President of the European Investment Bank signed, Friday, October 5th2012 at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy and Finance an agreementto finance the ...

The Minister was a guest on the program "Moubachara Maâkoum"

02/10/2012

Morocco is not experiencing economic growth crisis, but rather a crisis of economic equilibrium, argued the Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Nizar Baraka. Headded that the Government seeks to maintain the deficit to less than 6% to avoid any ...

Interview of the Minister Delegate in charge for the Budget with the daily "Le Matin"

02/10/2012

The Minister Delegate to the Minister of Economy and Finance in charge for the Budget, Mr Driss El Azami EL Idrissi, stated in an interview published Monday, October 1st2012 by the daily newspaper "Le Matin" that, despite the difficult ...

The State sold share ofits stake in the BCP capital

25/09/2012

Mr. Nizar Baraka, Minister of Economy and Finance, and the chairman of the board of executive directors ofthe Popular Central Bank (BCP), Mr. Mohamed Benchaâboune, signed Friday, September 21st2012, an agreement relating to the sale by the State of ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance at the Club of the Economist

21/09/2012

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Nizar Baraka was, September17th 2012, the guest of the Club of the Economist. During the meeting, the Minister made an economic analysis of the country. He talked as well about the2013 Finance Bill and ...

The Minister participates at a meeting between the Government and the CGEM on the business climate in Morocco.

20/09/2012

The General Confederation of Moroccan businesses (CGEM) advocated, Wednesday, September 19th2012 in Casablanca, a review of the current system of VAT refund, which penalizes companies through rarely respected refund delays.  The employers` ...

The reform of the Organic Law relating to Finance will increase the transparency of public policies

19/09/2012

The reform of the Organic Law relating to Finance (LOF) will "frame and reinforce the transparency of public policy," allowing " the Parliament`s greater control of the veracity of the figures and the objectives set by the government, ...

The Minister Delegate in charge of the Budget participates in the 2012 Summer Davos work

18/09/2012

A Moroccan delegation made up of the Minister delegate in charge of General Affairs and Governance, Mr. Mohamed Najib Boulif, the Minister Delegate in charge of the Budget, Mr. Driss El Azami El Idrissi, and the Secretary General of the Ministry of ...

Increase of 7% in customs receipts for the year 2011

13/09/2012

According to the Moroccan Administration of customs and indirect taxes (ADII), the amount of customs revenue achieved in 2011 a new record figure of 78.7 billion dirhams (MMDH) against 73.6 MMDH in 2010, that is to say an increase of 7%. These ...

Increase in tax revenues by 9% at the end of July 2012

12/09/2012

At the end of July 2012, tax revenues show a net income of 70,994 MDH against 65,160 MDH, for the same period, in 2011, that is to say a rise of 9% and an estimates` achievement rate of 61.7%. The evolution of the four major taxes is presented in the ...

Signing ceremony of a loan agreement between Morocco and the BAD

10/09/2012

Mr. Nizar BARAKA, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mrs. Amani Abou Zeid, the ADB resident representative in Morocco, signed, Friday, September 7th 2012 at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, a loan agreement between Morocco ...

The new Constitution will allow Morocco to complete its economic transition

10/09/2012

The new Constitution can provide Morocco with the tools to complete its economic transition, characterized in particular by the cumulative adoption of sector based strategies and gradual preparation of an environment conducive to progress, indicated, ...

Moroccan-Spanish parliamentary forum: speech by the Minister of Economy and Finance

05/09/2012

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Nizar BARAKA took part in the Moroccan-Spanish parliamentary forum held September 5th 2012 in Rabat. The forum is chaired, from the Moroccan side, by the president of the House of Representatives, Mr Karim ...

Finance Bill 2013: the Government looks forward to maintaining the effort to invest in the social sectors

31/08/2012

In the finance bill 2013, the Government intends to maintain the effort of investment in the social sectors including health, education and social housing, affirmed Mr. Driss El Azami El Idrissi, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Economy and ...

Finance Act 2011 No request for explanation sent from the international financial institutions

28/08/2012

Mr. Driss EL AZAMI EL IDRISSI, Minister delegate to the Minister of Economy and Finance, in charge of the Budget, affirmed that Morocco received no request for explanation from the international financial institutions on the figures contained in the ...

Organization of the sixth edition of the International symposium of Public finances

27/08/2012

The Ministry of economy and finance, in partnership with the Association for the international public finances Foundation (FONDAFIP) and with the support of the French public finance magazine (RFFP) and the European Group for Research in Public ...

The recovery of the economy and the promotion of business are the focus of a meeting between the Government and the CGEM

16/08/2012

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Nizar BARAKA, and the Deputy Minister, in charge of the Budget, Mr. Driss EL AZAMI EL IDRISSI, participated in a meeting organized in Rabat Wednesday, August 15th 2012, on the recovery of the national economy ...

Morocco obtains a Precautionary and liquidity line from the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

08/08/2012

The IMF decided, during the meeting of its Board of Directors held August 3rd 2012, to grant Morocco a "precautionary and liquidity line" by an amount equivalent to 700% of its share in this institution, about $ 6.2 billion, usable, if ...

Presentation of the Minister to the House of Representatives on the national economy

06/08/2012

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Nizar BARAKA, stated Thursday, August 2nd 2012 that the national economy should achieve a growth by around 3.4%, following trends in key indicators of the economic conditions at the end of last June The ...

Council of Government: presentation of the national economic conditions during the first half of 2012

01/08/2012

The Minister of economy and finance, Mr. Nizar BARAKA, noted Thursday, July 26th 2012 at the Council of Government, that economic growth in Morocco continues on a positive trend despite the unfavourable weather conditions and the slowdown in the ...

Signing ceremony of a loan agreement between Morocco and the World Bank for the project of support of the (INDH).

27/07/2012

The Minister of economy and finance, Mr. Nizar BARAKA, and the Director of the Maghreb Department in the regional office of the World Bank for the Middle East, Mr. Simon GRAY, signed, Friday, July 27th 2012 at the headquarters of the Ministry, a loan ...

Inauguration of Mauritanians` executive training programs

26/07/2012

As part of boosting cooperation between the Moroccan Ministry of Economy and Finance and the Mauritanian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Development, the Secretary General of the Ministry of Economy and Finance and his Mauritanian counterpart ...

Morocco, France to strengthen cooperation

24/07/2012

Mr. Nizar BARAKA, Minister of Economy and Finance met in his department on Friday, 13th july 2012 Ms. Nicole BRICQ, the French Minister of Foreign Trade, who was with Mr. Dov ZERAH, Director of the French Development Agency.   In this ...

Meeting of the Minister with Mr. Ulrich SCHRODER, president of KFW executive board

13/07/2012

Mr. Nizar Baraka, Minister of Economy and Finance received, Friday, July 13th 2012, in the Ministry, Mr Ulrich SCHRODER, CEO of KFW, accompanied by Mrs. Doris Kohn, Executive Director of Africa and the Middle East at KFW.    During this ...

Mr. Nizar BARAKA : Arab Bank will carry on providing its services to Moroccan customers

06/07/2012

In a statement released Monday, Mr. Nizar BARAKA, minister of Economy and Finance, claimed that Arab Bank Group will carry on providing its services in Morocco, thanks to the important results it has achieved. In an answer to a question posed by the ...

Signing of a memorandum of understanding between Morocco and the ADB

26/06/2012

Mr. Nizar Baraka, Minister of Economy and Finance, together with Mrs Cecilia AKINTOMIDE, Vice President and Secretary General of the African Development Bank (ADB), signed Monday, June 25th 2012 at the headquarters of his department, a Memorandum of ...

Recovery of the Stock Exchange and Growth of Capital Markets

22/06/2012

The Ministry of Economy and Finance, the Moroccan Financial Board and the Casablanca Stock Exchange held on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at the headquarters of the Casablanca Stock Exchange, a conference under the theme of "Recovery of the Stock ...

Visit of a Comorian senior delegation

20/06/2012

The Ministry of Economy and Finance receives within the framework of the South-South cooperation, from June 20th to 25th, a delegation of senior officials of the Comorian Ministry of Finance, Economy, Budget, Foreign Trade and Investment, in charge ...

Morocco`s Development Strategies

20/06/2012

The French Institute of "Public management and Economic development" (IGPDE), together with the Moroccan Ministry of Economy and Finance, hold a seminar of the Postgraduate Course for Economic development Studies (CHEDE), June 20th, 21st ...

Signing ceremony of the investment promotion and protection agreement between Morocco and Viet Nam

15/06/2012

Mr. Nizar BARAKA, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. BUI THANH SON, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam signed, June 15th 2012 at the headquarters of the Department, an agreement for the Promotion and ...

Signing of financial and technical cooperation agreements between Morocco and Germany for the period 2010-2011

11/06/2012

Mrs. Fouzia ZAABOUL , Director of the Treasury and External Finance, and Mrs. Sabine BLOCH, Minister Counsellor of the Embassy of Germany in Rabat, signed, Friday, June 08th 2012, at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, ...

Participation and speech of the Minister in the World Economic Forum on MENA and Eurasia regions

08/06/2012

Morocco, now a regular participant at the World Economic Forum (WEF), made good impression at the first WEF on (MENA) and Eurasia regions, which was held from June 4th to 6th 2012 in Istanbul, in light of volatile economic and social conditions in ...

The Minister delegate in charge of the Budget gave an Interview to the daily newspaper "Le matin" on the rise in fuel prices

07/06/2012

In an interview published in the daily newspaper "Le matin", Mr. Driss EL AZAMI EL IDRISSI, Minister delegate to the Minister of economy and finance in charge of the Budget, noted that the increase in fuel prices is due to the consumption ...

Opening in Istanbul of the WEF on Mena and Eurasia regions with the participation of Morocco

06/06/2012

Mr. Nizar BARAKA, Minister of Economy and Finance, takes part in the world Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa and the Eurasia regions which opened Tuesday June 05th 2012 in Istanbul, with the participation of about 60 countries. It is ...

Participation of the Minister Delegate at the Ministry of Economy and Finance at ADB Annual Meetings

04/06/2012

Mr. Driss EL AZAMI EL IDRISSI, Minister delegate to the Minister of economy and finance in charge of the Budget, visited Arusha, Tanzania, heading a delegation, composed of Mrs. Faouzia ZAABOUL, Director of the Treasury and External Finance as well ...

The Minister`s presentation to the Council of Government on the Moroccan economy and the enforcement of the 2012 Finance Act

31/05/2012

Mr. Nizar BARAKA, Minister of Economy and Finance, outlined the status of the national economy and the enforcement of the 2012 Finance Act at the meeting of the Council of Government, Thursday, May 31st 2012.   Revenue showed, at end April 2012, ...

The diversification of production allowed Morocco to show strong resilience to the European crisis.

30/05/2012

In his interview with the daily "Today the Morocco", published on Monday, May 28th 2012, Mr. Nizar BARAKA, Minister of economy and finance stated that the productive diversification of the Moroccan economy, developed through different ...

Organization of the 29th Conference of the General Arab Insurance Federation (GAIF)

24/05/2012

Mr. Driss EL AZAMI EL IDRISSI, Minister delegate to the Minister of economy and finance in charge of the budget, argued in favor of setting up an efficient strategy for the promotion and the generalization of dependants, property and businesses ...

Signing ceremony for a memorandum of understanding to facilitate access to credit for very small businesses.

24/05/2012

A new project, referred to as "Damane Express", intended to facilitate access to credit for very small enterprises (TPE), was launched Wednesday, May 23rd 2012 in Casablanca. The memorandum of understanding regarding this new fund was ...

Participation of the Minister Delegate at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, in charge of the Budget, at the Annual Meeting of Governors of the EBRD

22/05/2012

A delegation headed by Mr. Driss EL AZAMI EL IDRISSI, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Economy and Finance in charge of the Budget, took part at the annual meeting of Governors of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) that ...

Morocco`s good performance as regards debt management presented to the UN

19/05/2012

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Nizar Baraka, highlighted, Thursday, May 17th 2012 at the UN, the significant fiscal reforms implemented by the Kingdom in terms of debt management.   "Morocco carried out significant budgetary ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance held discussions with the Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey

18/05/2012

Mr. Nizar BARAKA, Minister of economy and finance, expressed, Friday, may 18th in New York, support for the expansion of bilateral cooperation with the Turkey to be part of a "triangular logic" that is beneficial to both countries. The ...

Adoption on second reading of the Finance Bill in the House of Representatives

16/05/2012

The House of Representatives adopted by a majority, Tuesday, May 15th 2012, the second reading of the 2012 Finance Bill, as amended by the House of Councillors. The draft was approved by 110 votes to 45.

Statement by the Deputy Director General of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on the Moroccan economy

15/05/2012

The performance of the Moroccan economy remains one of the "highest" of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, stated the Deputy Director General of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Mrs.Nemat Shafik, projecting that the year ...

The organization of High-Level Regional Conference on financial and macroeconomic Statistics in Arab countries

14/05/2012

Mr. Nizar Baraka, Minister of Economy and Finance, made a speech at the opening session of the High-Level Regional Conference on Macroeconomic and Financial Statistics in the Arab countries. This congress was held in Rabat Monday, May 14th 2012, at ...

The House of Councillors adopted the Finance Bill for the year 2012

11/05/2012

The House of Councillors adopted by a majority the 2012Finance Bill, during a plenary session held Friday, May 11th 2012. The draft was approved by 57 votes for, 30 against and 9 abstentions.  The House previously adopted, during the same ...

IMF head on working visit to Morocco as of Wednesday

07/05/2012

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde will pay a working visit to Morocco on May 7-9, during which she will hold talks with senior Moroccan officials, the Washington-based international financial institution ...

Examination and adoption of two government bills by the Government Council

05/05/2012

The Council of Government, met Thursday, May 4th 2012 in Rabat headed by, Mr. Abdelilah BENKIRANE, head of Government, considered and adopted, among others, two bills introduced by Mr. Nizar BARAKA, Minister of Economy and Finance.     ...

The ADB granted Morocco a donation of approximately 6.4 million dirhams for the promotion of young entrepreneurs

04/05/2012

The African Development Bank (ADB) granted Morocco a donation of about 6.4 million dirhams to finance the technical assistance project for the promotion of young entrepreneurs in farming. This donation is part of a support project of 160 sustainable ...

Signing ceremony of a loan agreement between Morocco and Japan for sanitation projects in nine municipalities in Morocco

04/05/2012

Mr. Nizar BARAKA, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. Koichiro GEMBA, Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs, signed Friday, May 4th 2012 at the headquarters of the Prime Minister, in the presence of Mr. Abdelilah Benkirane, Head of Government and ...

The Deauville Partnership launches an initiative to help five Arab countries, including Morocco, to access capital markets

30/04/2012

A Moroccan delegation headed by Mr. Nizar Baraka, Minister of Economy and Finance, attended a meeting of members of Deauville Partnership Saturday, April 21st 2012 in Washington. Indeed, members of Deauville Partnership announced the launching of a ...

The Minister meets in Washington the Vice President of the World Bank for the MENA region

25/04/2012

Mr. Nizar BARAKA, Minister of economy and finance, held talks with the Vice-President of the World Bank (WB) for the (MENA) region, Mrs. Inger Andersen, on the sidelines of the spring meetings of the World Bank and of the International Monetary Fund ...

The annual meetings of the Arab funds institutions

24/04/2012

Morocco hosted April 17th and 18th, 2012 in Marrakech, the annual meetings of the Arab fund institutions. The opening session of this event was characterized by the Royale letter, read by the Minister of Economy and of Finance, Mr. Nizar Baraka. At ...

The Arab Facility Fund for Infrastructure closes its two-day second Forum in Marrakech

18/04/2012

The Arab Financing Facility for Infrastructure (AFFI) held its second policy forum on April 16-17, 2012 in Marrakesh, Morocco one year after its official launch in Amman, Jordan. A partnership between the World Bank (IBRD), the International Finance ...

The House of Representatives adopted the first part of the 2012 Finance Bill

12/04/2012

The House of Representatives adopted, Tuesday, April 10th 2012, by majority vote the first part (revenues) of the Finance Bill in respect of the financial year 2012. The first part of the Bill was approved by 138 votes, 36 against and 12 abstentions. ...

Review of changes to the 2012 Finance Bill in the House of Representatives

06/04/2012

The committee on Finance and Economic Development in the House of Representatives continued, Thursday, April 5th 2012, discussion of changes to the Finance Bill 2012 in its section relating to the General Tax Code. With Mr. Driss EL AZAMI EL IDRISSI, ...

The Council of Government adopted the Bill on the clearance of the 2009 Budget

05/04/2012

The Council of Government, met Thursday April 5th 2012 in Rabat under the chairmanship of the Head of Government, Mr. Abdelilah Benkirane, adopted the Bill on the clearance of the 2009 budget.   The aforementioned Bill was introduced by Mr. ...

Upcoming national conference on Tax Reform

03/04/2012

Mr. Nizar Baraka, Minister of Economy and Finance announced Tuesday, March 27th 2012 in Rabat that a national conference on tax reform will be held soon to set up an inventory of the sector and examine means to ensure its development. "This ...

Participation of the Minister in a meeting on `Growth and Investment: Prospects for Morocco in 2012`

30/03/2012

With Mr. Abdelilah Benkirane, Head of Government in attendance, Mr. Nizar Baraka, Minister of Economy and Finance, participated in a meeting held between members of government and French and Moroccan business leaders, on Wednesday, March 28th 2012 in ...

The impact of drought on growth rate reduced significantly in comparison with the last decade

28/03/2012

Mr. Nizar Baraka, Minister of Economy and Finance, noted Friday, March 23rd 2012, that the impact of drought on growth rate became less important over the past decade, a fact reflected by positive rate growth during the drought years recorded in 2005 ...

Launch of the Moroccan Code for good governance practices in Public enterprises and institutions

26/03/2012

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Nizar Baraka and the Minister Delegate to the Head of Government in charge of General Affairs and Governance, Mr. Mohamed Najib Boulif, headed, Wednesday, March 21st 2012, with the participation of the ...

Launch of the Moroccan Code for good governance practices in Public enterprises and institutions

22/03/2012

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Nizar Baraka and the Minister Delegate to the Head of Government in charge of General Affairs and Governance, Mr. Mohamed Najib Boulif, headed, Wednesday, March 21st 2012, with the participation of the ...

Strengthening economic cooperation between Morocco and Hungary

21/03/2012

The strengthening of economic relations between Morocco and Hungary was, Wednesday, March 21st 2012, the focus of talks in Rabat  between the Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Nizar Baraka, and the president of the National Assembly of ...

The Moroccan Economy in 2011: good results according to OBG

19/03/2012

The Moroccan economy continued to perform well during the year 2011 in spite of the political turbulence that shook the (MENA), noted the international business intelligence firm, Oxford Business Group (OBG), in its 2012 annual report on Morocco. & ...

The Minister Presents the 2012 Finance Bill before Both Houses of Parliament

16/03/2012

Mr. Nizar Baraka, Minister of Economy and Finance, presented Thursday, March 15th 2012 the Finance Bill for the year 2012 before both Houses of Parliament.  The 2012 Finance Bill Documents

Presentation of the 2012 Finance Bill before both Houses of Parliament

15/03/2012

Both houses of Parliament will hold, Thursday, March 15th 2012, a plenary meeting devoted to the presentation of the Finance Bill for the year 2012.  The meeting will take place at the House of Representatives from 05:00 pm, stated a press ...

Signing ceremony of a loan agreement between Morocco and the AFD

13/03/2012

The Minister signed, Thursday, March 8th 2012 in Rabat, a loan agreement from the French Development Agency (AFD), with Mr. Alain JUPPE, French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, and Mr. Joel DALIGAUTD, Director of (AFD) in Morocco, at a ...

The Council of government adopts the 2012 Finance Bill

09/03/2012

The Council of Government held Thursday, March 8th 2012, chaired by the Head of Government, Abdelilah Benkirane, adopted the Finance Bill for the year 2012.         The objective of the 2012 Finance Bill is to achieve a ...

The Council of Government adopts the 2012 Finance Bill

08/03/2012

The Council of Government held Thursday, March 8th 2012, chaired by the Head of Government, Abdelilah Benkirane, adopted the Finance Bill for the year 2012.         The objective of the 2012 Finance Bill is to achieve a growth ...

2012 United Nations` Report on E-Government: Morocco improved its ranking for e-government services

05/03/2012

Morocco signed one of the very significant improvement in e-government services ranking, called "Online Services Index", moving from 104th position in the last ranking (January 1st 2010) to 56th position, indicates the "UN E-government ...

Mr. CHAFIKI gives a presentation as panelist in the 56th session of CSW (Commission on the Status of Women)

01/03/2012

Mr. Mohamed Chafiki, Director of Studies and Financial Forecasts (Ministry of Economy and Finance),  will participate as panelist in the 56th session of CSW (Commission on the Status of Women) which will take place, March 1st, 2012, in New York ...

Association Agreement between Morocco and the European Union

01/03/2012

Within the framework of Morocco-EU Association Agreement, the Ministry of Economy and Finance informs, that March 1st 2012 will be the 13th and the last date of tariff dismantling for agricultural and industrial products from European Union countries ...

The Minister participates at a meeting related to the theme " from one transition to another: To boost growth and investment during the transition"

29/02/2012

Mr. Nizar Baraka, Minister of Economy and Finance, took part in a meeting on the theme " from one transition to another: To boost growth and investment during the transition", held Monday, February 27th 2012 in Casablanca by the ...

Signing Ceremony of the financing agreement of the first phase of the program known as "making a Success of Advanced Status"

27/02/2012

Mr. Nizar Baraka, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired, Thursday, February 23rd 2012 at the headquarters of his department, the signing of the financing agreement by the EU of the first phase of the program "making a Success of Advanced ...

Morocco and (AFESD) signed two guarantee and loan agreements of 864 MDH

14/02/2012

Morocco and the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) signed in Rabat Tuesday, February 14th two guarantee and loan agreements with a total amount of 864 million dirhams to finance the high-speed railway line project of Tangier ...

Press conference on the preliminary results of the Moroccan economy in 2011

13/02/2012

The Minister of Economy and Finance Mr. Nizar BARAKA and the Deputy Minister in charge of the Budget Mr. Driss EL AZAMI EL IDRISSI held Monday, February 13th 2012, a press conference which focused on the execution of the 2011Finance Act. Following ...

Participation of the Director General for Taxes in OECD seminar in Paris

10/02/2012

Mr. Abdellatif Zaghnoun, Director General for Taxes, attended the seminar held in Paris from February7 th to 8th 2012, by the OECD under the theme of "transparency in the granting and management of tax incentives." The Director General ...

Presentation of the general guidelines of the 2012 Finance Bill at the Council of Ministers

09/02/2012

Mr. Nizar Baraka, Minister of Economy and Finance, presented the general guidelines of the 2012 Finance Bill (PLF), at the Council of Ministers held Tuesday, February 7th 2012 in Rabat, which is in line with the implementation of the commitments made ...

Admission of Morocco to the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSAS BOARD)

09/02/2012

The General Treasury of the Kingdom joins the Board of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS BOARD) in January 2012.   By being a member of (IPSAS BOARD) which is in charge of accounting and financial issues, Morocco ...

The Minister took part in Paris Forum in Casablanca

08/02/2012

Mr. Nizar Baraka, Minister of Economy and Finance, participated in the third edition of the Paris Forum in Casablanca Round, which started on Wednesday, February 1st 2012 in Casablanca, under the theme`` Political upheaval and economic challenges `` ...

Financial and technical cooperation between Morocco and the European Investment Bank (EIB)

27/01/2012

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Nizar Baraka expressed, Friday, January 27th 2012 in Rabat, his confidence in the future of financial and technical cooperation between Morocco and the European Investment Bank (EIB). During his meetings with ...

Strengthening cooperation between Morocco and the United States

24/01/2012

Mr. Nizar Baraka, Minister of Economy and Finance, received Monday, January 23rd 2012, at the head office of the Ministry, Mr. Raymond Maxwell, Deputy under Secretary of State Assistant for Maghreb Affairs at the U.S. State Department`s Office   ...

The Minister`s Speech on national television channel

23/01/2012

Mr. Nizar Baraka, Minister of Economy and Finance, affirmed that the implementation of the government program presented Thursday by the Head of Government in front of the two Houses of Parliament is able to generate economic promotion and create jobs ...

The signing ceremony of a financing agreement by the EU

20/01/2012

Mr. Nizar Baraka, Minister of Economy and Finance, received Thursday, January 19th, 2012 at the head office of his department, Mr. Stefan FULE, the European Commissioner responsible for Enlargement and the European Neighborhood Policy.     ...

Interview of Mr. Driss EL AZAMI EL IDRISSI with the weekly "l`Observateur du Maroc"

20/01/2012

The strengthening of the macroeconomic balances is one of the key areas of the economic program of the new government, stated Mr. Driss El Azami El Idrissi, the Minister Delegate to the Minister of Economy and Finance in charge of the Budget, during ...

The Moroccan Economy performed well by the end of the year 2011

12/01/2012

In a report published January 5th, 2010 on Morocco, the Oxford Business Group (OBG) stated that Morocco`s economy continued to perform strongly in the third quarter of 2011, with GDP growth slightly lower than in previous quarters but still strongly ...

Appointment of the Minister of Economy and Finance and the Delegate Minister for the Budget

04/01/2012

Tuesday, January the 3rd, 2012, HM the King Mohammed VI appointed Mr. Nizar Baraka as Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. Idriss AL-Azami Idrissi as Delegate Minister in charge of the Budget, to the Minister of Economy and Finance.   & ...

Handover between Mr. Nizar Baraka, Mr.Idriss Azami Al-Idrissi and Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar

04/01/2012

Mr. Nizar Baraka and Mr. Idriss Al-Azami Idrissi that HM, the King Mohammed VI, appointed respectively Minister of Economy and Finance and Minister Delegate to the Minister of Economy and Finance in charge of the Budget took office during the ...

Nomination of Mr. Nizar Baraka, Minister of Economy and Finance

03/01/2012

Mr. Nizar Baraka was appointed, by HM King Mohammed VI, Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012, Minister of Economy and Finance.    Mr. Nizar Baraka was born February 6th 1964 in Rabat, where he attended primary and secondary schools.After graduating ...

Mr. Idriss AL-Azami Idrissi Minister Delegate to the Minister of Economy and Finance in charge of the Budget

03/01/2012

Idriss Al-Azami Idrissi, that HM King Mohammed VI appointed Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012 Minister Delegate to the Minister of Economy and Finance for the Budget, was born September 16th 1966 in Fez.     Mr. Al-Azami Idrissi holds a ...

4th Forum on Aid Effectiveness: Hope Forum

16/12/2011

From November 29th to December 1st 2011, South Korea hosted the fourth edition of the Global Forum on Aid Effectiveness (HLF-4) organized by the OECD.      This event comes after the Forums of Rome (2003), Paris (2005) and Aacra (2008) ...

The credit rating agency Standard and Poor`s (S&P) has maintained Morocco`s sovereign long term currency debt

08/12/2011

The credit rating agency Standard and Poor`s (S&P) has maintained Morocco`s sovereign long term currency debt at « BBB » and its short term currency debt at "A-3", with a "stable" perspective.  In a communiqué released in ...

Morocco participates in the fourth high-level Forum on aid effectiveness

29/11/2011

A Moroccan delegation headed by Mrs. Latifa Akharbach, Secretary of State to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation will attend the 4th high-level Forum on aid effectiveness (HLF4) which will be held in Busan, in South Korea, from November ...

Morocco and the ADB signed a loan agreement to support the financial sector`s development in Morocco.

28/11/2011

Morocco and the African Development Bank (ADB) signed, Wednesday, November 23rd 2011 in Tunis, a loan agreement of 224 million Euros (2.5 billion dirhams) to finance the 2nd phase of the financial sector development support program (PADESFI II). ...

The Minister Meets with the Deputy Secretary of the American Department of Treasury

16/11/2011

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance discussed, Tuesday, November 15th 2011 in Rabat, with the Deputy Secretary of the American Department of Treasury, Charles Collyns, on the cooperative bilateral relations.   The ...

The Cycle of Higher Studies for Economic-Mediterranean Development holds its second edition in Morocco

15/11/2011

At the opening session held November 15th, 2011 in Rabat, the Secretary General of the MEF, Mr. Khalid Safir, stressed the importance of the theme chosen, considered as being at the heart of sector- based strategies developed by Morocco and which was ...

The IMF congratulates Morocco for the "rigor" of its macroeconomic policies and its responses to the pressing social needs

04/11/2011

On Thursday, November 3rd, 2011, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) congratulated Morocco for the "rigor" of its macroeconomic policies and structural reforms and implemented policies, which enabled the country to resist the global ...

World Bank congratulates Morocco for ambitious reforms to improve business climate

21/10/2011

The World Bank on Thursday, october 19th, 2011 congratulated Morocco for the "ambitious" reforms that it has undertaken in order to improve permanently business climate, making the Kingdom "the world`s top reformer" in this field. ...

Signing ceremony of six partnership agreements for the implementation of "Morocco Export Plus"

03/10/2011

Mr. Salaheddine MEZZOUAR , Minister of Economy and Finance, and Mr. Abdellatif MAAZOUZ, Minister of Foreign Trade, presided over the signing ceremony of six agreements at the Ministry of Economy and Finance on Friday 30th September 2011. The signing ...

Participation of Mr Salaheddine MEZOUAR, Minister of Economy and Finance in the G8 Finance Ministers Meeting on Deauville Partnership

14/09/2011

In the framework of Deauville Partnership, Mr Salaheddine MEZOUAR, Minister of de Economy and Finance, took part on Saturday, September 10th, 2011 in Marseille in the meeting of G8 (USA, Japan, Germany, France, the UK, Italy, Canada and Russia) ...

The Ministry of Economy and Finance is now on the social network Twitter

02/09/2011

The Ministry of Economy and Finance is now on the social network Twitter: «@financesmaroc », accessible through the Ministry`s homepage: www.finances.gov.ma The Ministry`s adherence to social networks is part of its communication ...

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, chaired the closing ceremony of the Nasdaq National Market

16/08/2011

Morocco is the special guest at the Nasdaq in New York. To this effect, Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance chaired Thursday, May 26th 2011, the closing ceremony of the largest financial electronic market in the world. Being the ...

The Minister participates at a discussion meeting on the theme

11/08/2011

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance, attended a discussion meeting, held March 23rd 2010 in Paris by the France Entreprises Movement (MEDEF) and the General Confederation of Moroccan Enterprises (CGEM), under the theme " ...

Presentation by the Minister before the Government Council

11/08/2011

Mr. Salah Eddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance gave a presentation on August, 11th, 2011 before the government council Morocco`s economic situation for the first semester of the year 2011 as well as execution conditions of the 2011 Finance ...

Morocco/FMI :Concluding statement of the 2011 article iv consultation

10/08/2011

A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) visited Rabat from July 7 to 19, 2011 to conduct Article IV discussions. The mission wishes to thank the Moroccan authorities for their excellent cooperation and the highly constructive discussions ...

Exchange of Notes between the Government of the kingdom of Morocco and the Government of Japan.

29/07/2011

Mr. Khalid SAFIR, Secretary General of the Ministry of Economy and Finance and Mr. Toshinori Yanagiya, Ambassador plenipotentiary of Japan in Rabat, signed Friday, July 29th 2011, at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy and Finance the ...

Signing ceremony with the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) of two loan and guarantee agreements

19/07/2011

Mr. Khalid SAFIR, Secretary General of the Ministry of Economy and Finance and Mr. Abdelouahab Ahmed Al Badr, Director General of (KFAED), signed Tuesday, July 19th 2011, at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy and Finance the guarantee ...

Ceremony of giving a check relating to the transfer of the total capital for the society salt of Mohammedia (SSM).

13/07/2011

Mr. Khalid Safir, Secretary General of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, presides on the 13th July 2011 at the headquarters of the Ministry with the presence of the representatives of the directory in public enterprises and privatization, for ...

The launching in Rabat of Morocco-EU institutional twinning project

12/07/2011

Morocco-(EU) institutional twinning project was launched Monday in Rabat in order to strengthen the capacity of the Compliance Branch and Programming (DOP) of the Department of Energy and Mines in terms of forecasting, planning, monitoring and ...

The momentum of reforms in Morocco highlighted at a conference in Lisbon

15/06/2011

MOROCCO IS CHANGING: A Mediterranean and Atlantic neighbour partner. This was the theme of the conference organized by the Embassy of Morocco in Lisbon (Portugal), June 15th 2011. During this event, Mr. Mohamed CHAFIKI represented the Department ...

Signing ceremony with the World Bank of three financing agreements

08/06/2011

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. Simon Gray, Director of the Maghreb Department in the World Bank ( MENA region), signed Wednesday, June 8th 2011 at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy and Finance three ...

The opening of the 2nd Annual Conference on the development of domestic debt markets in emerging economies (GEMLOC)

07/06/2011

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance, co-chaired with Mr. Janamitra DEVAN, Vice President of the World Bank, in charge of the development of private and financial sectors, Wednesday June 1st 2011 in Rabat, the opening of the 2nd ...

Meeting-debate of the Club PPP MEDAFRIQUE Special PPP Morocco

31/05/2011

The Club PPP MEDAFRIQUE organized, Tuesday, May 31st 2011 in Casablanca, under the high patronage of the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF), a meeting-debate on the presentation of the FEMIP survey concerning the implementation of PPP in Morocco. ...

FEMIP 9th Regional Conference under the theme "Meeting the infrastructure challenge in the Mediterranean: The Potential of Public-Private Partnerships"

30/05/2011

The Ministry of Economy and Finance, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Mediterranean Association of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASCAME) held May 30th 2011 in Casablanca, the 9th Regional Conference FEMIP under the theme: Meeting ...

Visit of the delegation of the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Burkina Faso

18/05/2011

The Directorate of Public Enterprises and Privatization (DEPP), under the Ministry of Economy and Finance, received May 18th 2011, a delegation of officials from the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Burkina Faso, who was in a visit to inquire about ...

The Minister participated in the second Industry meetings

09/05/2011

On Thursday, May 05th 2011 in Casablanca, Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance, took part in the second Industry meetings, which opening ceremony was headed by His Majesty King Mohammed VI, may God assist him. The Minister stated ...

The Inspectorate General of Finance (IGF) and the World Bank (WB): Fighting fraud and corruption

03/05/2011

In partnership with the (IGF), the World Bank organized a workshop on "the fight against fraud and corruption" in Rabat in May 3rd and 4th 2011. This event, proposed by the (IGF) and funded by the World Bank, is part of the constitutional ...

Spanish-Moroccan Business forum

29/04/2011

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance, attended a Spanish-Moroccan Business forum on Thursday 28 April 2011, in Madrid. The forum was jointly organized by the Spanish Confederation of entrepreneurial Organizations (CEOE-Employers) ...

An IGF delegation participated in the meeting of the leading group IGF-OLAF held in Brussels from April 6th to 8th 2011

18/04/2011

Under the cooperation with OLAF, a delegation of the IGF, composed of Mr. Benyoussef SABONI, Inspector General of Finance and Mr. Ahmed JANANI finance inspector of exceptional grade, participated in the leading group meeting held in Brussels from ...

The Minister participates in the work of the IMF and WB spring meetings.

16/04/2011

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance, participated Saturday, April 16th 2011 in Washington, in the 83rd session of the World Bank?s and the International Monetary Fund?s Development Committee. The aim of this Joint Ministerial ...

Opening session of the annual meetings of Arab financial institutions in Syria

06/04/2011

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired Wednesday, April 6th 2011 in Damascus, the ceremony of the opening session of the annual meetings of Arab financial institutions. In his speech, the Minister stressed the important ...

Mission of the European Commission: Analysis and monitoring of public finance and macroeconomic condition

28/03/2011

Mr. Chafik, Director of Studies and Financial Forecasts received March 18th 2011 a delegation from the European Commission within the scope of its mission to analyse and monitor public finances and macroeconomic condition. A meeting chaired by Mr ...

Signature of an agreement on the repatriation of Moroccans residing in Libya, Tunisia, Egypt and Ivory Cost.

24/03/2011

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. Mohammed AMEUR, Minister Delegate to the Prime Minister of Moroccans Residing Abroad signed March 11th 2011 at the Ministry of Economy and Finance an agreement on the repatriation of ...

Standard & Poor`s maintains its assessment of Morocco`s creditworthiness

23/03/2011

Standard & Poor`s Ratings Services said today that its views on the Kingdom of Morocco`s (BBB-/Stable/A-3) creditworthiness are unchanged following King Mohammed VI`s March 9 announcement regarding constitutional reform. Standard & Poor`s ...

Signing ceremony of a loan agreement between Morocco and the African Development Bank (ADB)

18/03/2011

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance chaired March 17th 2011 at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, the ceremony of signing a loan agreement granted by the African Development Bank (ADB) to Morocco, amounting to 300 million euro ...

The Strategic Watch Committee held its 12 th meeting.

16/03/2011

The Strategic Watch Committee (SWC) chaired by Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance, held its twelfth meeting, Wednesday, March 16th 2011 at the Ministry of Economy and Finance in Rabat. The Minister of Economy and Finance ...

Signature of an agreement on the repatriation of Moroccans residing in Libya, Tunisia, Egypt and Ivory Cost.

11/03/2011

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. Mohammed AMEUR, Minister Delegate to the Prime Minister of Moroccans Residing Abroad signed March 11th 2011 at the Ministry of Economy and Finance an agreement on the repatriation of ...

The Signing Ceremony of a financing agreement between the Ministry and the European Union.

11/03/2011

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance and His Excellency Mr. Eneko LANDABURU, Ambassador, Head of the European Union Delegation in Rabat signed, March 11th 2011, at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, the financing agreement ...

Seminar held to launch the twinning project "Support to the exchange Office in the elaboration of foreign trade statistics"

09/03/2011

As part of the implementation of the Programme to Support the Moroccan- EU Action Plan (P3AIII), Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, the Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr.Youssef Amrani, Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, ...

Signature of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC)

08/03/2011

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, Mrs. Fouzia ZAABOUL, Director of Treasury and External Finance at the Ministry of Economy and Finance in Rabat together with Mr. Fumio HOSHI, Executive Director of the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), signed a ...

Strengthening cooperation between Morocco and Turkey

02/03/2011

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance received Wednesday, March 2nd 2011 at the Ministry, Mr. Hayati Yasici, State Minister of the republic of Turkey in charge of Customs , who is visiting Morocco to co-chair the 9th session of ...

Meeting of the Minister with the Swiss Secretary of State for Economic Affairs.

01/03/2011

Mr. Salaheddine MEZOUAR, Minister of Economy and Finance, received Monday, February 28th 2011 at the Ministry, Mr. Jean-Daniel GERBER, State Secretary of Economy of the Swiss Confederation, who is in an official visit to Morocco heading an important ...

Signature of a loan agreement between Morocco and the World Bank

28/02/2011

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. Simon Gray, Director of North Africa Regional Office Middle East and North Africa (World Bank) signed Monday, February 28th 2011, at the Ministry of Economy and Finance a Loan agreement ...

Ivorian ambassador to UN welcomes Morocco's 'strong

26/02/2011

The Ivorian ambassador to the United Nations, Mr. Youssoufou Bamba, welcomed, Wednesday February 26th  2014  the "strong commitment" of Morocco to the reconstruction of Côte d'Ivoire, while expressing the " ...

Working visit of a delegation of the World Bank board of directors

23/02/2011

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance received, Tuesday, February 22nd 2011, a delegation of the World Bank board of directors, which is in a working visit to Morocco from February 19th to 23rd 2011. This meeting is part of ...

Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Morocco and China to finance the Beni Mellal-Berchid highway

14/02/2011

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance received, Monday, February 14th 2011 at the Ministry, Mr. CHEN Deming, Minister of Commerce of the People`s Republic of China who is on a working visit to Morocco at the head of a large ...

Meeting of the Minister with members of the European parliament

11/02/2011

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance received Thursday, February 10th 2011, at the Ministry, a group of the European parliament chaired by Mr. Pier Antonio PANZERI, who was in an official visit to Morocco. During the meeting, Mr. ...

Meeting of the Minister and the Secretary of State to the German Minister of Economy and Technology

09/02/2011

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance received, Tuesday, February 8th 2011, at the Ministry, Mr. Bernd PFAFFENBACH, Secretary of State to the German Minister of Economy and Technology during his working visit to Morocco. Both ...

Fitch Ratings confirms the level of ``investment grade`` assigned to Morocco with a steady prospect

02/02/2011

"Fitch Ratings" confirmed Tuesday, February 1st 2011, the level of investment grade assigned to Morocco with a steady prospect, stating that the Kingdom, unlike the other countries in the region, is distinguished by a pluralist political ...

Moroccan-French bilateral cooperation in the field of investment

27/01/2011

The Moroccan-French bilateral cooperation in the field of investment was the focus of discussions held January 26th 2011 in Rabat between senior-level officers at the Ministry of Economy and Finance and a French parliamentary delegation led by Mr. ...

The Minister participates in the second Arab Economic and Social Summit

21/01/2011

Mr.Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance, attended the meeting of the second Arab Economic and Social Summit, held January 19th 2011 in Charm El-Sheikh in Egypt. Speaking to reporters, the Minister stated that the decisions of this ...

Signature of the operational program for monitoring cooperation actions between the MEF and ADETEF

21/01/2011

The Secretary General of the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) and the President of the Ministries` Agency for International Technical Cooperation in charge of French Economy and Finance (ADETEF), signed Thursday, January 20th 2011 at the MEF ...

The signing of two donation agreements between the Belgian Government and the Moroccan Government amounting to $ 13 million

13/01/2011

The Minister of Economy and Finance and the Ambassador of Belgium to Morocco, chaired Thursday, January 13th 2011, at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, the signing ceremony between the Belgian government and the Moroccan government, of two ...

Nine new measures to relax exchange regulations

27/12/2010

In December 24th 2010, the Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, stated, during a press conference, the new measures taken to relax exchange controls. Were present during that meeting Mrs. Fouzia ZAABOUL, Director of Treasury and ...

The Organization of the Arab and African Business people and consulting engineers Meeting

20/12/2010

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, the Minister of Economy and Finance, opened Monday, December 20th 2010 in Casablanca, the Arab and African countries business people and consulting engineers meeting. This meeting is held by the Federation of African and Arab ...

Programme to support the agricultural sector policy: the Signing of a Financing Agreement with the EU

17/12/2010

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Aziz AKHANNOUCH, Minister of Agriculture and Maritime Fishing and His Excellency Mr. Eneko LANDABURU, Ambassador, Head of the Delegation of the European Union in Rabat signed Friday, ...

The 2011 Finance Bill was approved by the House of Councillors

16/12/2010

On Wednesday, December 15th 2010, the House of Councillors approved, in plenary session and by a majority vote, the 2011 Finance Bill. The Finance Bill was approved by 62 votes to 33. The meeting was attended by the Minister of Economy and Finance ...

2011 Finance Bill adopted in the House of Councillors standing Committee

14/12/2010

2011 Finance Bill was adopted, Monday, December 13th 2010, by a majority vote of the Finance Committee in charge of, equipment, Planning and Regional Development in the House of Councillors. Moreover, the House of Councillors will assess today, ...

Signing of a loan agreement between Morocco and the Saudi Fund for Development

09/12/2010

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. Youssef Bin Ibrahim Al Bassam, Vice President and Managing Member of the Saudi Development Fund (SDF), signed, Thursday, December 9th 2010, at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, a ...

MEF-IFC: Strengthening cooperation in the field of PPP

02/12/2010

The Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF), represented by Mr. Samir Mohamed Tazi, Director of Public Enterprises and Privatization (DEPP) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), represented by Mrs. Joumana Cobein, Head of the Office of the ...

Signing of financing agreements between Morocco and (AFESD) with an amount of 1.8 billion dirhams.

26/11/2010

On Thursday, November 25th 2010 ,an agreement was signed at the Ministry of Economy and Finance between Morocco and the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) amounting to 1, 8 billion dirhams to finance Tangier Med II project (1.4 ...

Presentation of the 2011 finance bill to the house of councillors

16/11/2010

On Tuesday, November 16th 2010, Mr. Salah Eddine MEZOUAR, Minister of Economy and finance presented the 2011 finance bill to the house of councillors as adopted, on Friday the 12th,  by the house of representatives with a majority of 105 votes ...

A financing agreement between Morocco and the Islamic Development Bank

14/11/2010

The Minister of Economy and Finance and the Chairman of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), signed on November 23rd 2010 agreements to finance the last phase of rural electrification with an amount of 51.7 Million Dollars (410 million DH). The ...

The House of Representatives adopted the 2011 Finance Bill

12/11/2010

On Friday, November 12th 2010, the 2011 Finance Bill was adopted by the House of Representatives by 105 votes to 41, with 17 abstentions.   During the discussion, groups of the majority in the House of Representatives stressed that the 2011 ...

The Committee of the House of Representatives adopted the first part of 2011 finance bill

10/11/2010

On Tuesday, November 9th 2010, the Committee of the House of Representatives adopted, by the majority, the first part of the 2011 Finance Bill concerning finance and economic development.   Refer to the section related to the 2011 Finance Bill

The 2011 Finance Bill adopted by a majority of the Committee of the House of Representatives for finance and economic development.

10/11/2010

The 2011 Finance Bill was widely adopted on November 10th 2010, by the Committee of the House of Representatives for finance and economic development. The assessment of this section of the 2011 Finance Bill has essentially focused on the a review of ...

Signing, with the European Union, of an agreement to finance the National Sanitation Program

03/11/2010

Mr. Salah Eddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Saad Hassar Secretary of State to the Minister of Interior and Mr. Abdelkebir ZAHOUD Secretary of State, Water and the Environment and His Excellency Mr. Eneko LANDABURU Ambassador, Head ...

The Finance Bill of the year 2011 introduced in parliament

20/10/2010

In Wednesday, October 20, 2010, Mr. Salah-Eddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and finance, presented to the House of Representatives, the outline of the 2011 Finance Bill. This presentation is the opening of the parliamentary debates of the Finance ...

A signing agreement to finance the National Initiative for Human Development support program

19/10/2010

Mr. Salah Eddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. Saad Hassar, Secretary of State to the Minister of Interior and Their Excellencies Mr. Eneko LANDABURU, Ambassador, Head of the Delegation of the European Union in Rabat and Mr.Jean ...

Launching of the Web TV of the Ministry of Economy and Finance

14/10/2010

The Ministry of Economy and Finance launched Monday, October 12th, 2015, its own WEB TV. This digital platform is a new communication tool that adds to the overall system set up by the MEF to inform, support and enhanc​e the various projects of the ...

The Government Council adopted the 2011 Finance Bill

13/10/2010

The Government Council, chaired by the Prime Minister Abbas El Fassi, adopted Wednesday, October 13th 2010, the Finance Bill of the year 2011.   Before the Council`s meeting, Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance, reported to ...

Moroccan-Malian relations take new turn following signing of several agreements

01/10/2010

The Minister of Economy and Finance Mr. Mohamed Bousaid stated, Wednesday, February 19th 2014 in Bamako, that south- south cooperation between Morocco and Mali is founded on solidarity, successful partners​hip and exchange of experience starts to ...

Successful Issuance of Morocco on the international financial market

29/09/2010

The Ministry of Economy and Finance announced September 29th 2010 in London, that the Kingdom of Morocco successfully placed a bond issue of 1 billion euros on the international financial market, with a maturity of 10 years and an interest rate of 4 ...

A meeting between the Director of Budget and European journalists

27/09/2010

Before about fifteen journalists from European media, Mr. Abdellatif BENNANI, the Budget Director of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, gave in September 27th 2010, a presentation on Morocco`s development strategy and its expectations from its ...

Signing of the financing agreement to set up vocational training centres in the automotive sector amounting to 20 million euros

20/09/2010

Mr. Abdeltif LOUDYI, Secretary General of the Ministry of Economy and Finance and Mr. Dov Zerah, CEO of the French Development Agency (AFD), signed, Monday, September 20th 2010, at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, the ...

The fourth edition of the International Symposium on Public Finance

19/09/2010

In partnership with the International Public Finance Foundation (FONDAFIP), the support of French Magazine of Public Finance (RFFP) and the European Research Group in Public Finance (GERFIP), the Ministry of Economy and Finance held on September 18th ...

The signing of the amendment to the financing agreement program to support the implementation of the literacy strategy

09/09/2010

Mr. Salah Eddine MEZOUAR, Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Ahmed Akhchichine, Minister of National Education, Higher Education, Training and Frameworks for Scientific Research and His Excellency Mr. Eneko LANDABURU, Ambassador Head of the ...

The signing ceremony with the World Bank of two guarantee agreements related to the regional piped water supply project

23/08/2010

Mr. Salaheddine MEZOUAR, Minister of Economy and Finance together with Mrs. Francoise CLOTTES, Acting Director of Maghreb Department at the World Bank, signed Thursday, August 19th 2010, at the headquarters of the Ministry, two guarantee agreements ...

Signing ceremony with the ADB of loan agreements and guarantees related to the project of strengthening the supply of Rabat - Casablanca littoral zone with drinking water.

19/08/2010

 Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance chaired Thursday, August 19th 2010 at the headquarters of the Ministry, a signing ceremony with the (ADB) of loan agreements and guarantees relating to the program of strengthening the ...

Dr Abdelkader AMARA was appointed to act as interim head of the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

02/08/2010

Dr Abdelkader AMARA was appointed on August 2nd, 2018, to act as interim head of the Ministry of Economy and Finance. Dr Abdelkader Amara, appointed by His Majesty King Mohammed VI Minister of Equipment, Transport, Logistics and Water on 5 April ...

Morocco and EU: Signature of a Memorandum of Understanding

13/07/2010

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired Tuesday, July 13th 2010 at the headquarters of his department, the signing ceremony of the National Indicative Programme (NIP) 2011-2013 between the Kingdom of Morocco and the European ...

Gender-sensitive budgeting: the signing of a memorandum

12/07/2010

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar and the representative of the United Nations Development Fund for Women-UNIFEM, Mrs. Zineb Benjelloun-Touimi, signed Monday, July 12th 2010 a memorandum of Agreement for the implementation ...

Mr. Mezouar chairs the fourth meeting of the National Council for Credit and Savings

06/07/2010

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired, Tuesday, July 6th 2010, the work of the National Council for Credit and Savings (CNCE), which held its fourth meeting at the headquarters of Bank Al-Maghrib in Rabat.    ...

The opening of the tenth French-Moroccan high- level meeting

05/07/2010

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance, participated Friday, July 2nd 2010 in Paris in the tenth French-Moroccan high-level meeting co-chaired by the Moroccan Prime Minister Abbas El Fassi and his counterpart, Francois Fillon.   ...

Working visit of a Cameroon delegation to the Ministry of Economy and Finance

28/06/2010

Mr. Abdellatif Bennani, the Budget Director, met, Wednesday, June 28th 2010 at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, with a Cameroon delegation, led by Roger Mbassa Ndine, Secretary General of the Ministry of Economy, Planning and Land Management. & ...

The Strategic Watch Committee held its 11th meeting

23/06/2010

The Strategic Watch Committee (SWC) held its 11th meeting, Wednesday, June 23rd 2010 at the Ministry of Economy and Finance in Rabat.    The Minister of Economy and Finance opened the committee by presenting evidence on the inventory of ...

A Meeting with a delegation of journalists from the European Union

18/06/2010

Within the framework of the European Neighborhood Policy information programs, European Commission organizes trips for European journalists to different countries, partners of the European Union, in order to report to them about the external actions ...

The Signing Ceremony of three loan agreements between Morocco and the World Bank

18/06/2010

Together with Mrs Francoise Clottes, Resident Representative of the World Bank in Morocco, Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance, signed Thursday, June 17th 2010, at his office, two agreements related to loan policy development for ...

The Council of Government adopted a bill on financial supervision

17/06/2010

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance, presented Wednesday, 16th June 2010, in the Council of Government, a bill N° 21-10 which amends and supplements the Act N° 69-00 related to the state`s financial supervision on public ...

Strengthening Morocco- Kuwait cooperative relations

14/06/2010

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance received Friday, June 11th, 2010 at the headquarters of the ministry , Mr. Ahmed Rashed Al-Haroun, Kuwaiti Minister of Commerce and Industry, who is in Morocco for a working visit from June ...

Nomination of Directors General and Directors in the Ministry of Economy and Finance

03/06/2010

His Majesty the King Mohammed VI, May God Assist Him, appointed on Tuesday June 1st 2010 the Directors General and Directors in the Ministry of Economy and Finance namely:   Mr. Abdellatif ZAGNOUN: Director General of Tax Department. Mr. ...

Mr. Mezouar participates at the 11th session of the Moroccan-Portuguese High Joint Commission

02/06/2010

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance, chaired in June 2nd 2010 in Marrakech, a sectoral meeting with Moroccan and Portuguese market participants. This meeting is part of the work of the 11th session of the Moroccan-Portuguese High ...

Mr. Mezouar participates in the 25th Africa-France Summit

01/06/2010

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. Ahmed Reda Chami, Minister of Industry, Trade and New Technologies, attend integrated economic meetings in Africa- France summit held in Nice from May 31st to June 01st 2010. French and ...

Mr. Mezouar at the 2010 annual meetings of ADB

28/05/2010

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance, participates in the 2010 annual meetings of the African Development Bank Group (ADB), held from May 27th to 28th, 2010 in Ivory Cost.  This year, the meetings agenda include the election ...

Signing ceremony of a loan agreement to support the Public Administration Reform Programme (PARAP)

25/05/2010

In May 25th 2010, Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mrs.Françoise Clottes, Acting Director of the Maghreb Department at the World Bank, signed, at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, a loan agreement of Development Policy ...

Participation of the Minister at the meeting of the European Union and Mediterranean countries finance ministers

18/05/2010

Mr. Salah Eddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance attended the annual meeting of the European Union and Mediterranean countries finance ministers held in May 18th in Brussels. With reference to the Euro Mediterranean Meeting of Ministers of ...

Mr. Mezouar in the Second Maghreb Businessmen`s Forum in Tunis

11/05/2010

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance, participated along with several businessmen and Maghreb economic players, including 50 Moroccans, in the Maghreb Businessmen`s Forum which was held in May 10th and 11th 2010 in Tunis. In his ...

Visit of officials of the Supreme state Audit Authority of the Inspectorate General of Finance of Burkina Faso

07/05/2010

In May 7th, 2010, the Department of Public Enterprises and Privatization (DEPP) received officials of the Supreme state Audit Authority of the Inspectorate General of Finance of Burkina Faso. The Burkinabe delegation led by Mr. Ousmane Jean-Pierre ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance presents the Finance Bill for the year 2017 in the House of Representatives

28/04/2010

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, made, Thursday April 27th 2017 in plenary session, before the members of both Houses of the parliament, the speech relating to the Finance Bill for the year 2017

An important Moroccan delegation takes part in the IMF/ World Bank (WB) spring meetings

27/04/2010

Mr. CHORFI, Director of Treasury and External Finance of the Ministry of Economy and Finance represented Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance and Governor to the WB for Morocco at the IMF/ WB Spring Meetings held on 24th and 25th ...

The Strategic Watch Committee (SWC) held its tenth meeting on Wednesday, April 21st 2010 at the Ministry of Economy and Finance in Rabat.

22/04/2010

The Minister of Economy and Finance opened the committee by a contextualization of the international environment. Indeed, the prospects for improving the economic situation worldwide in 2009 were noted and the recovery of the global economy was ...

The Minister of Economy and Finance chairs the Moroccan delegation to the Council of Arab Ministers of Finance in BAHREÏN

05/04/2010

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, will chair the Moroccan delegation that will take part, April 6th and 7th 2016, in the 7th Meeting of the Council of Arab Ministers of Finance held in Bahrain. The Moroccan delegation is made up ...

Closing of EU-Morocco Institutional Twinning Project related to the fight against money laundering

31/03/2010

The institutional twinning project financed by the EU within the framework of the Programme of Support to the Association Agreement EU-Morocco, came to a close at the end of March 29th , 2010 at the Ministry of Economy and Finance. The ceremony was ...

The international rating agency Standard & Poor`s assigns "Investment Grade" rating to Morocco

24/03/2010

On March 23rd, 2010, Standard & Poor`s Ratings Services raised its long-term foreign currency sovereign credit rating on the Kingdom of Morocco to `BBB-` from `BB+`, and its long-term local currency sovereign credit rating to `BBB+`from `BBB`. & ...

Two loans amounting around 2.16 billion dirhams were ratified between Morocco and Japan.

19/03/2010

On March 19th 2010, Mr.Salaheddine MEZOUAR, Minister of Economy and Finance and His Excellency Mr. Toshinori YANAGIYA, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Japan  in Rabat signed, at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, two Notes ...

The Organization in Algeria of the 7th session of the Maghreb Finance Ministers Council

19/03/2010

Mr. Zouhair Chorfi, Director of Treasury and External Finance (DTFE) represented Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance, at the 7th session of the Maghreb Finance Ministers Council held in March 16th 2010 in Algeria. In a speech ...

Strengthening cooperation between Morocco and the Czech Republic

19/03/2010

Mr.Salaheddine MEZOUAR, Minister of Economy and Finance, received on Friday, March 19th, 2010 at the Ministry, Mr. Eduard JANOTA, Minister of Finance of the Czech Republic who is in an official visit to Morocco. During the meeting, Mr. MEZOUAR ...

Signing ceremony with the ADB of a loan agreement in an amount of 53 590 000 euros

04/03/2010

On Thursday, March 4th 2010, Mr. Salah Eddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance and Ms. Amani Abou-Zeid, the Resident Representative of the African Development Bank in Morocco (ADB) signed at the headquarters of the Ministry a loan agreement ...

Signing in Rabat of two financing agreements between Morocco and (AFESD) in an amount of 2.2 MMDH.

03/03/2010

On Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010, the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) held, in Rabat, its board of directors` meeting. On this occasion, Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance, welcomed the decision of (AFESD) ...

Ceremony of a loan agreement between the Ministry of Economy and Finance and JaIda

02/03/2010

On Tuesday, March 2nd 2010, Mr. Salah Eddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance, headed at the Ministry, the ceremony of signing a loan agreement between the Ministry of Economy and Finance and JaIda in an amount of $ 6 million to finance the ...

Signing of Moroccan-German Technical Cooperation agreement

24/02/2010

Mr. Salaheddine MEZOUAR, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. Ulf-Dieter KLEMM, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Rabat signed Wednesday, February 24th, 2010, at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, the Technical Moroccan-German ...

The ninth meeting of the Strategic Watch Committee

17/02/2010

The Strategic Watch Committee (SWC) held its ninth meeting on Wednesday, February 17th 2010 at the Ministry of Economy and Finance in Rabat. The committee has been opened by the Minister of Economy and Finance who provided evidence on the inventory ...

Signing ceremony of four agreements related to the implementation of the National Pact for Industrial Emergence (NEPI)

17/02/2010

Mr. Salaheddine MEZOUAR, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. Ahmed Reda Chami, Minister of Industry, Trade and New Technologies headed Wednesday, February 17th 2010, at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, the signing ceremony of four agreements ...

Signing Ceremony of the Loan Agreement in an amount of 133 million euros to finance the financial sector support program

16/02/2010

Mr. Salaheddine MEZOUAR, Minister of Economy and Finance received February 15th 2010, at the headquarters of the Ministry, Ms. Shamshad Akhtar, Vice President of the Region Middle East and North Africa at the World Bank.      During ...

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance met Ms. Anne-Marie Idrac, French Secretary of State for Foreign Trade

15/02/2010

On Monday, February 15th, 2010, Mr. Salaheddine MEZOUAR, Minister of Economy and Finance received at the headquarters of the Ministry, Ms. Anne-Marie IDRAC, French State Secretary for Foreign Trade. During this meeting, both sides welcomed the ...

Visit of the delegation of the Inspectorate General of Finance of the Republic of Ivory Coast

12/02/2010

The Department of Public Enterprises and Privatization (DEPP) ) of the Ministry of Economy and Finance received January 26th 2010 a delegation of the Inspectorate General of Finance of the Republic of Ivory Coast so as to make inquires about the ...

The "NICT Trophy" awarded to the system "BADR" New information and communication technologies

05/02/2010

During the 9th edition of the Convention France- Maghreb held in Paris on February 05th 2010, the ?NICT Trophy France Maghreb "of public sector modernization was awarded this year to Customs and Indirect Taxes Administration (ADII) for its ...

Signature of financing agreements between Morocco and the IDB

31/01/2010

On Sunday, January 31st 2010, Mr.Salaheddine MEZOUAR, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. Ahmed Mohamed Ali, Chairman of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IDB), co-chaired, in Rabat, the signing of several financing agreements for projects to ...

Minister of Economy and Finance and Minister of Tourism co-chair, the signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding relating to the implementation of a guarantee fund dedicated to tourist projects.

28/01/2010

Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Mr. Lahcen HADDAD, Minister of Tourism, co-chaired, on Thursday, January 28th, 2016 in Rabat, the signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding relating to the implementation of a ...

A loan agreement granted by the Arab Monetary Fund

22/12/2009

Mister Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mister Jassim Al Mannai, Director General of the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF), signed in Monday, December 21st, 2009 a loan agreement with a total value of MD 772 million to finance ...

Participation of the Minister in the Forum of New Economy in Spain

18/12/2009

In Thursday, December 17th 2009, Mr Salaheddine MEZOUAR, Minister of Economy and Finance, was invited to the famous Forum of New Economy (Nueva Economia Forum) in Madrid.    Before an audience composed of economic and political decision ...

Ceremony of signing two agreements

16/12/2009

The Minister of Economy and Finance signed, in Tuesday, December 15th 2009 at the Ministry, two agreements. The former concerns the establishment of funds for financing the upgrading of hotel facilities and the latter concerns support for export ...

The eighth meeting of the Strategic Watch committee

15/12/2009

The Strategic Watch Committee which has been opened by the Minister of Economy and Finance held its eighth meeting on Tuesday, December 15th at the Ministry of Economy and Finance in Rabat. The work focused on recent developments in the international ...

Signature of an agreement to finance the hydro-agricultural development of the second part of the Middle Sebou

14/12/2009

On Monday, December 14th, 2009, Mr. Salaheddine MEZOUAR, Minister of Economy and Finance and Jean Michel SEVERINO Director General of the French Development Agency (AFD), signed at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, a loan agreement amounting to 40 ...

The finance Bill 2010 is adopted by the Finance Commission in the House of Councilors

11/12/2009

The Finance Commission in the House of Councilors adopted Thursday, December 10th 2009, the Finance Bill of the year 2010 by a majority of 11 votes and 6 abstentions.  As a reminder, the 2010 Finance Bill was approved, Tuesday, November 17th, ...

The signing ceremony, with the ADB, of the legal documentation relating to two loan agreements

11/12/2009

Mr. Salaheddin MEZOUAR, Minister of Economy and Finance, headed on Friday, December 11th 2009 , at the Ministry, the signing ceremony with the African Development Bank (ADB) of the legal documentation relating to loans to finance program to support ...

Signature of a memorandum of understanding on program to support health sector

10/12/2009

On Thursday, December 10th 2009, Mr. Salaheddine MEZOUAR, the Minister of Economy and Finance chaired the signing ceremony, with the European Commission (EC), the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECI) and the United Nations ...

Visit of the delegation of the Inspectorate General of Finance of the Republic of Djibouti

09/12/2009

The Department of Public Enterprises and Privatization (DEPP) of the Ministry of Economy and Finance received December 3rd  2009, a delegation of the Inspectorate General of Finance of the Republic of Djibouti so as to make inquires about the ...

Signature of a cooperation agreement between the IDF-MEF and the IGDPE-France

08/12/2009

Mr. Abdeltif LOUDYI, Secretary General of the Ministry of Economy and Finance chaired on Friday 04th December 2009 in Rabat, the signing ceremony of a cooperation agreement by Mr. SAMIR Fouad, Head of the Institute of Finance (IDF) of the Ministry of ...

A visit of the Inspectorate General of Finance`s delegation of the Republic of Djibouti

07/12/2009

With respect to the cooperation between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Republic of Djibouti, Mr. Salah TOUBEH EGUEH Inspector General of Finance together with his colleagues Mr. DAHER ABDILLAHI Moussa, Inspector of Finance and Mr. IHAB NADIM Saad, ...

Strengthening of economic cooperation between Morocco and the Ukraine.

07/12/2009

On Monday, December 7th 2009, Mr. Salaheddine MEZOUAR, Minister of Economy and Finance received, at the headquarters of the Ministry, Mr. Bogdan DANYLSHYN,Ukrainian Minister of Economy.  During this event, the Minister welcomed the good ...

Strengthening of the Moroccan-Belgian Cooperation

24/11/2009

On the sidelines of the 18th session of the Joint Commission on Development Cooperation between Morocco and Belgium, Mr. Salaheddine MEZOUAR, Minister of Economy and Finance received Tuesday, November 24th, 2009, at the Ministry, Mr. Charles MICHEL, ...

Presentation of the 2010 Finance Bill to the House of Councilors

20/11/2009

On Thursday, November 19th 2009, Mr. Salaheddine MEZOUAR presented the 2010 Finance Bill to the House of Councilors. As a reminder, this presentation is made after the adoption of the Bill by the House of Representatives, on Tuesday, November 17th ...

Signature of two financing agreements between Morocco and the European Union

19/11/2009

Mr. Salaheddine MEZOUAR, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. Eneko LANDABURU, Ambassador, head of the European Commission Delegation in Morocco, proceeded Thursday, November 19th, 2009, at the Ministry of Economy and Finance at the signature of ...

Meeting with members of the Economic and Financial Committee of the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Morocco

12/11/2009

The new prospects of privatization and public-private partnerships were the concern of the meeting of Mr. Abdelaziz TALBI, Director of Public Enterprises and Privatization with members of the Economic and Financial Committee of the French Chamber of ...

Presentation of the 2010 Finance Bill of the Ministry of Economy and Finance in Parliament

11/11/2009

Mr. Salaheddine MEZOUAR submitted November 10th, 2009, to the House of Representatives, the Finance Bill of the Ministry of Economy and Finance for the year 2010. On this occasion, the Minister delivered the following speech: Speech

The Minister Participates at the First Annual Conference on Investment in Morocco

09/11/2009

The first annual conference on investment in Morocco was held on Monday, November 9th, 2009 in London with the participation of a large Moroccan ministerial delegation and more than 400 policy makers, professionals and British traders. Mr. ...

Presentation of the Finance Bill 2010

05/11/2009

On Tuesday 13th October 2009, Mr. Salaheddine MEZOUAR, Minister of Economy and Finance presented the main orientations of the Finance Bill 2010 in the Government Council.    Mr. Salaheddine MEZOUAR underlined that the 2010`s Finance Bill ...

The Strategic Watch Committee: the Seventh meeting

05/11/2009

The Strategic Watch Committee (CVS) held its seventh meeting on Wednesday, November 4th, 2009 at the Ministry of Economy and Finance in Rabat.   In view of strengthening the committee?s mission, the Minister of Economy and Finance noted, at the ...

The Minister`s Press Conference on the 2010 Finance Bill

26/10/2009

The Minister of Economy and Finance presented in Monday 26th October, 2009 at 15hoo p.m the outline of the Finance Bill of the year 2010 at a press conference held with representatives of the national and International Press.  

Strengthening cooperation between Morocco and Libya

23/10/2009

Mr. Salah-Eddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance, received in Friday, October 23rd, 2009, at the headquarters of the Ministry, Mr. Mohamed Ali Lahouij, Secretary of Libyan People`s Committee of Industry, Economy and Trade. The meeting is ...

Ceremony of signature of contracts on the financing granted by the BEI to the Company ADM

22/10/2009

Mister. Salaheddine MEZOUAR, Minister of Economy and Finance received in Thursday, October 22nd, 2009, at the headquarters of the Ministry, Mr. Philippe de FONTAINE VIVE, Vice-President of the European Investment Bank (EIB). They reviewed, together, ...

The Finance Bill of the year 2010 introduced in parliament

21/10/2009

In Wednesday, October 21, 2009, Mr. Salah-Eddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance, presented before the House of Representatives, the outline of the 2010 Finance Bill.  This presentation is the opening of the parliamentary debates of the ...

The Finance Bill of 2010 adopted at the Ministers` Council

20/10/2009

His Majesty the King Mohammed VI headed in Monday, October 19th, 2009, at the Royal Palace of Casablanca, a Ministers` Council, during which the Finance Bill (PLF) of 2010 and its accompanying bills and Orders were examined and approved.   ...

The Government Council adopted the Finance Bill of 2010

16/10/2009

The Government Council adopted in Thursday, October 15th 2009, the finance Bill for the year 2010. At the end of the Government Council, Mr Salaheddine MEZOUAR, Minister of Economy and Finance, pointed out in a press briefing that the government ...

A Loan Agreement between Morocco and Kuwait to finance the project of the construction of a Dam in Khénifra.

13/10/2009

On Monday October 12th 2009, Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance and Mr. Abdulwahab Al-Bader, Director-General of Kuwait Fund for the Arab Economic Development (FKDEA) signed a loan agreement of 15 million Kuwaiti dinars. The aim ...

Presentation of the Finance Bill 2010 in the Government Council

13/10/2009

On Tuesday 13th October 2009, Mr. Salaheddine MEZOUAR, Minister of Economy and Finance presented the main orientations of the Finance Bill 2010 in the Government Council. Mr. Salaheddine MEZOUAR underlined that the 2010’s Finance Bill estimates an ...

The 80th meeting of the Development Committee of the WB and IMF

05/10/2009

In October 5th 2009, a large delegation participated in Istanbul (Turkey) at the 80th meeting of the Development Committee of the World Bank (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).  The delegation was led by Mr. Nizar Baraka, Delegate ...

A symposium on the reform of financial markets

30/09/2009

Mister Salah-Eddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance, participated in September 30th, 2009 at Skhirat at the opening ceremony of a symposium on "Financial markets: building together tomorrow`s economy", organized by Casablanca ...

Strengthening cooperation between Morocco and the Autonomous Government of Andalusia

29/09/2009

Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance, has received on Monday, September 28th, 2009, at the Ministry, Mr. José Antonio Grinan, President of the Autonomous Government of Andalusia. Mister Mezouar and Mister Grinan welcomed the good ...

Fitch Ratings confirms the Investment Grade assigned to the Kingdom of Morocco

21/09/2009

The international rating agency Fitch Ratings confirmed the level of investment grade assigned to the Kingdom of Morocco with a steady prospect in September 14th, 2009.Foreign currency debt and local currency debt are matched, respectively grades ...