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ASIA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION
BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
(ABUS001-3-1)
GROUP ASSIGNMENT
BUSINESS ANALYSIS OF MOROCCO
STUDENT NAME:
MUKTADIR AHMED CHOWDHURY (TP028335)
MOHAMED TAUSIF SHAIKH (TP028207)
EFAZ AHMED (TP028309)
MUHAMMAD SHOAIB (TP028023)
INTAKE CODE: UCD1F1203
LECTURER NAME: TEE CHEE HOONG
HAND OUT DATE: 4th APRIL 2013
HAND IN DATE: 2nd MAY 2013
Contents
Acknowledgement3
INTRODUCTION4
Importing and Exporting5
Ferrying5
Oil5
Phosphate5
POLITICAL6
Economy of Morocco:7
What is economy??7
Morocco trade:8
Exports8
Imports8
Rule of law8
Limited government9
Open markets9
Social9
Technological11
Governance of S&T11
Permanent Inter-ministerial Committee for Scientific Research and12
Technological Development12
Government Authority in charge of Scientific Research12
Ministry of National Education, Higher Education, Professional Training and13
Scientific Research13

Acknowledgement
First, we would like to express our deepest gratitude to Almighty Allah as with the blessing this assignment has been successfully completed. We acknowledge our sincere indebtedness and gratitude to our Lecturer Mr. TEE CHEE HOONG for his valuable and productive suggestions during the development phase of this work. We would also like to thanks to the A.P.U concern department for providing internet service which made this assignment possible. Finally, we would like to thank our parents for their support and encouragement throughout our study. We would like to acknowledge their comments and suggestions.

INTRODUCTION
MOROCCO lies in the middle-east and is officially known as the Kingdom of Morocco. Morocco has the Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines. Morocco’s population is more than 32 million and the total area of Morocco will be 4446.551 km and if we add Western Sahara then it will be around 710.851 km. Morocco have 12 cities are Rabat, Casablanca, Marrakesh, Tangier. Tetouan, sale, Fes, Agadir, Meknes, Oujda, Kenitra, Nador among them Casablanca is the largest city but the capital city is Rabat.

Morocco has the world’s largest environmental industry and all the major shareholders of the share market hold shares from the environmental sectors. One of the top business in morocco is of agricultural equipment i.e. machineries. Morocco has the largest market of circuit boards that are used in agriculture there are more than 100 industries which deal in this sector of business some of them are Colsen International, CSP TODAY, Multiharvest.inc, environmental soft and services , Desertec foundation.

Other major businesses in morocco include:
Importing and Exporting
Morocco’s main trade is importing and exporting. Although there are local arts and crafts found on every corner of the street, most of the locally produced arts and crafts are being exported to neighboring countries. However the quality of the arts and crafts has worsened over the centuries and has been corrupted by modern techniques and chemical dyes. Morocco’s principal legal exports are clothing, fish (notably sardines), phosphates, fruit and vegetables. Cannabis though illegal, is also an important export. Ferrying

There is also a lucrative business in ferrying would-be immigrants across the Straits to Spain, with money made in these ways being invested in apartments and other speculative ventures. Oil
Morocco has an extensive infrastructure to support active oil and gas exploration and a vibrant production industry. Major seaports, roadways, airports, pipelines and refineries are near large cities endowed with the usual European and North American style amenities. The downstream oil-industry of Morocco is well developed. The country has two oil refineries with a total refining capacity of 150,000 barrels per day. Phosphate

The strongest point of Moroccan industry is phosphate mining. Morocco houses approximately 2/3 of the world's phosphate reserves, putting it...
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