More than 6 billion dirhams of American FDI in Morocco during the 1st half of 2022

American investments made in Morocco during the first half of 2022 reached 6.16 billion dirhams during the first half of 2022, according to data from the Foreign Exchange Office.

Thus, the United States comes first ahead of France, which was for a long time the first country to send FDI to Morocco.

French investments totaled a flow of around 3.78 billion dirhams, down from the 2021 figures during which French FDI reached 5.98 billion dirhams.

Data from the Foreign Exchange Office also reveal a decline in FDI from Great Britain, while the Netherlands comes in fifth place with a flow of 673 million dirhams, while it was around 1 .67 billion dirhams in 2021.

FDI from Spain amounted to 353 million dirhams against 464 million dirhams in 2021 and those from Ireland saw their flow recover, going from 184 million dirhams in 2021 to 314 million dirhams in the first half of 2022.

Overall, the flow of FDI, of the order of 16.19 billion dirhams, increased by 89% in the first half, consolidating by 7.62 billion dirhams compared to the same period of the previous year.

The breakdown of these FDIs by sector attributes the majority to manufacturing industries which alone capture 7.56 billion dirhams of flows against 3.33 billion dirhams in 202.

Real estate activity comes in second place with flows of 2.22 billion dirhams against 5.22 billion dirhams in 2021, according to the same source.

The net flow of FDI in trade, automobile and motorcycle repair reached nearly 760 million dirhams at the end of June 2022, while it was around 1.34 billion dirhams in 2021.

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