The year 2015 was economically a good year for Morocco; IMF estimated that the economic growth in the end of 2015 would be app. 5%. In the background are the successful reforms in agriculture. Unemployment (8,7 %) is in its lowest level since year 2012, but regional differences are significant: urban youth unemployment is still high (18,5 %). Morocco’s main trading partner is EU; more than half of the foreign trade is with EU countries. It is expected that in year 2016 Morocco invests especially in the infrastructure, agriculture and manufacturing (source: Finnish Embassy report 17.11.2015)

Date: Wednesday 9.3.2016 at 8.30-10.00
Venue: Finland Chamber of Commerce, Aleksanterinkatu 17, 00100 HELSINKI

8.20 Registration and coffee served

8.30 Welcome
Mr. Martti Haario, Chairman, Finnish-Arabic Trade Association

8.35 Economic outlook and future investments
Ambassador Ms. Anne Vasara, Embassy of Finland, Rabat
Ambassador Mr. Mohammed Ariad, Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco in Finland

Registrations by 4.3. or tel. 09-4242 6228