Month: March 2020

INFLATION

The CPI for December 2019 was flat compared to the previous month; at the end of 2019, the average annual CPI rose by 0.2% and the annual core inflation indicator by 1.0%. Stagnating CPI and the 0.1% drop in the core inflation indicator in December 2019. The average annual CPI recorded an increase of 0.2% […]

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ECONOMIC GROWTH

The national economy grew by 2.3% in the fourth quarter of 2019, instead of 2.1% in the previous quarter, driven by the 3.2% increase in activities excluding agriculture, year on year. Agricultural value added had maintained its downward trend for the fourth successive quarter, posting a decline of 5.4%.

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FINANCE ACT

The priorities of the finance law for the year 2020 are mainly oriented in favor of the support of social programs, the reduction of disparities, the acceleration of the implementation of regionalization, the encouragement of investment and business support. The 2020 finance law is distinguished by three main priorities, namely the pursuit of support for […]

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UNEMPLOYEMENT

In 2019, the labor market situation was marked by the continued decline in activity and employment rates, the unemployment rate increased to 9.4% in the third quarter of 2019 from 9.3 % during the same period a year ago. Which means 13.1% (12.7% in 2018) in urban areas and 3.9% (4.5% in 2018) in rural […]

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PUBLIC DEBT

Trade in goods recorded at the end of December 2019 an increase in imports (+ 9.573MDH) more important than that in exports (+ 6.579MDH), which translates into a trade deficit of 1.5% or + 2.994MDH. However, the coverage rate remains stable at 57.4%. The increase in imports of goods is mainly due to the increase […]

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