EBRD explores new opportunities in Morocco

On a special fact finding mission to outline possible new areas of economic investment, Alain Pilloux, vice president, Banking, at EBRD, will visit Morocco for two days at the end of this month for meetings with government officials and businesses. M. Pilloux’s visit helps underscore the bank’s commitment to foster and boost Morocco’s economic potential through investments projects and policy engagement.

M. Pilloux explained how through a continuous dialogue with Moroccan authorities, investment in public projects in both the private and financial sectors, as well as providing advisory to small businesses, EBRD has remained a key long-term partner  to an inclusive and sustainable growth that promotes job creation, green economy and better regional integration.

Accompanied by Marie-Alexandra Veilleux-Laborie, EBRD Director for Morocco, Pilloux will meet Prime Minister Saadeddine Othmani, Minister of Economy and Finance and EBRD Governor, Mohamed Benchaaboun, and the country’s Minister of Energy, Aziz Rabbah, as well as a number of Morocco’s notable  business leaders and decision-makers.

Morocco is a founding member of the EBRD and became a country of operations in 2012. To date, the Bank has invested over €1.7 billion in 50 projects in the country. The Bank has also supported more than 550 Moroccan SMEs by providing business advisory services.

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