25-Sep-19 While momentum in Morocco’s economy is clearly building, other factors should appeal to ecommerce companies – namely the opportunity to be a first mover in a market largely untouched by foreign competition. Even as total ecommerce activity in Morocco only totaled USD244 million in 2017 – representing just a fraction of the online spend compared to other MENA countries – Morocco's market is expected to grow at 40% over the next five years, according to AMI and Global Growth Markets analysis.
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Jul-19 Stalled growth in emerging market economies is projected to pick up from a four-year low of 4.0 percent in 2019 to 4.6 percent in 2020-21, reflecting the waning impact of financial pressures in some large markets. Growth in all emerging regions has been weaker than expected but activity in East and South Asia remains buoyant. Other regions are expected to recover in 2020-21. Growth in both Latam and MENA is expected to be a subdued 1.7% in 2019, but MENA countries show more promise thanks to oil exports, policy reforms and tourism. [image: World Bank]