Business and investment opportunities in Morocco, its economic attractiveness and its vocation as an export hub, were highlighted during the Canada-Arab World Business Forum which was held from September 21 to 23. , under the theme of connecting businesses and prospects for post-Covid reconstruction and recovery.
Organized by the Canada-Arab Business Council, the forum took place in a virtual format, with the participation of the Premiers of Ontario, Saskatchewan and Alberta, Canadian economic and institutional operators and the Arab world, as well as members of the diplomatic corps.
The economic service of the Moroccan Embassy in Canada and the Moroccan Association of Exporters (ASMEX) took an active part in both the organization of the Forum and as speakers. The panelists spoke on the post-Covid economic recovery efforts and the development of trade and investment opportunities in sectors such as agriculture and agri-food, energy and mining, renewable energies, the digital economy as well as the information and telecommunications sector.
In an intervention on this occasion, the president of the “Halal and Bio Export” Group within ASMEX, Adnane Gueddari reviewed the multiple opportunities represented by the Business of Halal and organic products in Morocco and their potential breakthrough on the Canadian market.
The Halal and Organic sector in Morocco, although it constitutes a modest niche, is in constant development and presents important opportunities at the level of the world market, underlined Adnane Gueddari who indicated that the majority of the organic agricultural products of the Morocco are intended for export with a notable evolution in export volumes over the past few years, particularly to European Union countries.