Tag: phosphates

Evergrowing list of countries seeking Morocco’s phosphates, fertilizers

May 20, 2022

Amid a global shortage in fertilizers and their inputs because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the suspension of traditional supplies from Eastern Europe, many countries ... Read More

Polisario slammed for abusing New Zealand justice

April 14, 2021

Thev Polisario separatists and their lobbyists in New Zealand have been slammed by an Auckland High Court ruling, accusing them of abusing the country's legal ... Read More

Morocco’s OCP Group remains world top exporter of phosphates

May 6, 2020

The Moroccan state-owned OCP group has maintained its leading position as the world first exporter of phosphates although its market share decreased from 38 pc ... Read More

North African phosphates, between Morocco’s headway and Algeria’s lethargy

May 27, 2019

North Africa boasts the world’s richest phosphate reserves, most of which is located in Morocco but Algerian and Tunisian soil have significant untapped potential. Algeria ... Read More

Morocco targets 30,000 more jobs in mining sector

April 21, 2019

Morocco is preparing for the launch of a new mining strategy that aims at creating 30,000 additional jobs and raising the exploration budget to 4 ... Read More

Polisario Experiences Bitter Taste of Legal Maneuvers against Morocco

May 10, 2018

The Polisario has incurred a new setback in its legal maneuvers against Morocco after the Kingdom’s phosphate company, OCP, restored ownership of a 55,000 tons ... Read More

Morocco Boasts MENA Region’s Second Largest Mining Sector

May 8, 2018

Morocco has the second biggest mining sector in the Middle East and North Africa, BMI, a Fitch Group company, said in a recent study. BMI’s ... Read More

OCP Denounces South Africa’s ‘Political Piracy’

July 14, 2017

Morocco’s phosphates company, OCP, denounced the “political piracy’” practiced by South Africa, which has been detaining the vessel Cherry Blossom loaded with 55,000 tons of ... Read More

Morocco’s Phosphates Revenues Stood at 42 billion Dirhams in 2016

March 23, 2017

The consolidated revenues of Morocco’s state-run phosphates company, Office Chérifien de Phosphate (OCP), fell to 42.47 billion dirhams in 2016, compared to 47.73 billion dirhams ... Read More

Morocco’s Macroeconomic Conditions Propitious for Dirham Float

March 11, 2017

Morocco’s Central Bank announced that measures will be gradually taken to ensure a more flexible exchange rate of the Dirham amid promising macro-economic conditions marked ... Read More