Reception for new book

'Morocco - Emerging Economy of the Mediterranean', a 300-plus business guide, was launched at a reception at Cruz & Co.

he book offers potential investors unfamiliar with Morocco a wide range of information and also explains the Moroccan government's development programmes to 2015.

The book says that Morocco maintains robust growth in spite of the global recession - not less than 4% GDP growth is forecast for 2009.

The country received a positive rating from the IMF in its 2008 review of the economy.

The economy is underpinned by a strong agricultural sector, natural resources and a high tourist potential.

Close to the European market, it is also a base for serving the African market.

This well researched book provides invaluable information for potential investors in Morocco.