Tag: World Bank

WB Loans Morocco $160 million to Spur Competitiveness, Green Growth

March 13, 2013

The World Bank has extended Morocco a $160 million loan designed to support reforms in Morocco’s business environment to spur competitiveness and boost growth and ... Read More

Egypt: reserve recession rate could decline soon

February 25, 2013

Governor Hisham Ramez of the central bank has said that the foreign cash reserve recession rate may decline by next month. The central earlier on ... Read More

Doing Business in the MENA Region: Going the SMART Way?

February 17, 2013

Doing business in North Africa seems to be very challenging and still largely for the intrepid. The World Bank’s annual survey ‘Doing Business’ provides data ... Read More

A ‘Home-Made’ Model for the Economic Integration in the MENA Region

December 29, 2012

After decades of elusive quest for a common Arab economic space and EU-promoted trials with the fluky Euro-Mediterranean Free Trade Agreement (EU-MFTA), the economies of ... Read More

Moroccan Group Wins Housing Deal in Côte d’Ivoire

December 7, 2012

Moroccan real estate group Alliances Développement Immobilier (ADI) has won a housing deal under which it will build some 7000 dwellings in Côte d'Ivoire, mainly ... Read More

Tunisia might call on IMF for financing

November 29, 2012

The minister responsible for investment has voiced out that the country’s actual economic situation might force the government to ask for a precautionary standby credit ... Read More

Algeria: Gap Widening between Regime Favourites and Majority of Population

November 24, 2012

The gap between the Algerian regime favourites and the majority of the population, which is living in rather difficult conditions, is increasingly widening although the ... Read More

Tunisia reveals financial acquisition plans

November 19, 2012

Huge financial challenges lie ahead according to Finance Minister Slim Besbes with estimations pegged around 7 billion dinars. The country is struggling to stand on ... Read More

Unemployment in Morocco … Hard Times for Youth

November 8, 2012

Abdurrahman, 30, graduated from college two years ago. Immediately after graduation he started the grueling job search process. First he applied for the public sector ... Read More

Vienna Hosts North Africa Oil and Gas Summit

October 30, 2012

Vienna plays host November 6 through 8 to the seventh annual North Africa oil and gas summit that will provide attendees with the opportunity to ... Read More