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February 14 2013, 14:20 Source: APK-Inform Views: 788

Representative of IFC to tell about the investment attractiveness of Morocco within International Trading Summit

According to data of the FAO analysts, agriculture is the key sector of economics in Morocco employing nearly 40% of labor force. Meanwhile, the stated industry share is nearly 20% of GDP of the Kingdom, and in the recent 10 years the direct investments into it did not exceed 1%. Over 50% of the funds had been invested into the country by France and Spain, meanwhile the total share of the European countries exceeds 75%.

Note that nearly 82% of the country population consider agriculture as the main source of personal income.

More detailed information on the structure of the direct investments in Morocco to be provided within the Eighth International Trading Summit: Grains & Oilseeds 2013 (March 6-7, Casablanca, Morocco).

In particular, Raphael Eskinazi, IFC senior agribusiness investment officer, will present his report on the condition of the investments into the agrarian sector of Morocco.

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector. They help developing countries achieve sustainable growth by financing investment, mobilizing capital in international financial markets, and providing advisory services to businesses and governments. In FY12, the investments reached an all-time high of more than $20 billion, leveraging the power of the private sector to create jobs, spark innovation, and tackle the world’s most pressing development challenges.

As a reminder, AGA Partners Law Firm is the sponsor of the Conference, organized by APK-Inform Agency. Meanwhile, the National Federation of Millers of Morocco, Italian Flour Millers Association ITALMOPA, Ukrainian Grain Association, Ukrainian Agrarian Confederation, the Association "Ukroliyaprom", the Iranian Association of vegetable oils producers, and the Iranian cooperative of oilseeds and vegetable oils processors provide support to the International Trading Summit: Grains & Oilseeds 2013.

You can fill in the application form to participate in the event here.

You can get more details about terms of participation in the event by asking to the marketing department of АPК-Inform Agency:

+380 562 320-795 (ext.163)

e-mail: export@apk-inform.com , market@apk-inform.com

Note, the participation in the discussion is by invitation only, due to the limited number of places.

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