Morocco second African investor in France

Morocco is the second African investor in France, said Thursday in Rabat, Stephane Lecoq, Director at Business France.

According to MAP news agency, Lecoq who was speaking at a press conference, initiated by the regional economic service of the French Embassy in Morocco and the representation of Business France in Morocco, to present the 2020 assessment of international investment in France, said that Morocco present in France with 6 projects and the creation of 40 jobs in 2020.

Lecoq added that three African countries are in the top 25 international investors in France, including Tunisia (20th) and Cote d'Ivoire (25th).

In terms of projects, he reported the completion in 2020 of 6 new projects from Morocco, noting that due to the crisis related to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus (covid-19), several Moroccan projects that were in the process of being completed in 2020 have been postponed. They will resume in 2021, he added.

Over the period 2016-2020, "we have recorded 20 successful projects of Moroccan origin in France, an average of 4 projects per year," he said, noting that the goal for 2021 is to reach a dozen successful Moroccan projects.

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