• Population 35,581,294
  • Area (km2) 446,550
  • GDP per capita (USD) 3,036.17
  • TPES (Mtoe) 19.50
  • Energy intensity
    (toe/103 2010 USD)
  • CO2 emissions - energy (MtCO2) 55.30
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Morocco’s overall risk level against
the assessed areas is low.

While there are some policies and measures in place, more concrete steps must be taken to strengthen Morocco’s performance across all indicators and underlying sub-indicators. Particular attention should be given to increasing the robustness of the country’s policy goals and commitments.

risk level

Among the three EIRA risk areas, breach of State obligations is lower compared to discrimination between foreign and domestic investors and unpredictable policy and regulatory change.

  • 45%
    Unpredictable policy and regulatory changes
  • 38%
    Discrimination between foreign and domestic investors
  • 35%
    Breach of state obligations

indicator performance

Morocco has a good performance on two of the EIRA indicators, and a moderate performance on the other indicators. It has received a good score of 65 on rule of law. Regulatory environment and investment conditions is at 61, while management of decision-making processes and foresight of policy and regulatory change are at 59 and 41, respectively.

Sub-indicator performance

On a more detailed level, Morocco’s overall sub-indicator performance is moderate. The highest-scoring sub-indicator is management and settlement of investor-State disputes with 80 points, followed by restrictions on FDI at 70. On transparency, it has received a score of 63. The performance on institutional governance (56), communication of vision and policies (52), regulatory effectiveness (52) and respect for property rights (50) is moderate. The lowest-scoring sub-indicator is robustness of policy goals and commitments with 31 points.