Chinese tourism is increasing in Morocco. Photo: moroccoworldnews.com

Under The Radar: Moroccan Stability Entices Chinese Investments

By Global Risk Insights, 3:31 pm

Lacking substantial oil reserves, Morocco took a backseat to Angola and Algeria during China’s resource binge in the 2000s. That has changed as China seeks to diversify investments. Morocco now has three Confucius Institutes and is becoming the default investment destination in North Africa as instability continues in the region. Anti-Chinese sentiment in more established China-Africa relationships is also leading China to diversify its investment portfolio. Casablanca is scheduled to play host to the China-Morocco Trade Week in December 2017.

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