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Laboratoire de la finance africaine


Aperçu 2023
Annual current GDP growth (%) : 1.222
GDP (USD billions) : 132.645
Population (Thousands) : 36.67 
Sociétés Cotées à Casablanca Stock Exchange
Economic performance and outlook

After Morocco's first recession in 20 years, its GDP grew by 7.2 percent in 2021. Inflation was moderate at 1.2 percent, allowing monetary policy to remain accommodative. In 2020, the authorities used the IMF's Precautionary Liquidity Liné (US$3 billion) and issued Eurobonds; In 2021, they relied mainly on the domestic market. The current account deficit was small in 2020; It is expected to increase to 3 percent of GDP in 2021. Reserve assets represent more than 7 months of imports at the end of 2021, and foreign exchange reserves have been supplemented by the SDR allocation of US$1.2 billion that Morocco received. (Download detailed Analysis Source : Report African Economic Outlook 2022 ; AfDB)

Financial markets

The banking sector in Morocco represented, in the end of 2017, a total asset of $150 billion.

In the end of 2017, credit distributed to businesses represents $36 billion and, more broadly, credit to private sector totaling $71 billion.

Casablanca Stock Exchange has 75 listed companies, representing, in the end of 2017, a market capitalization of $68 billion.

Amounts invested by private equity represents $22 million.

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