Exports from Morocco to West Africa have tripled since 2008

West Africa is Morocco's leading trading partner in Africa with a 58.2% share in 2016. Moroccan exports to the region more than tripled between 2008 and 2016, from 3.2 billion dirhams To € 10.2 billion (€ 927 million). The agri-food industry holds a special place in these exchanges.

The balance is largely in surplus in favor of Morocco, as Morocco's imports from West Africa are low, one billion dirham in 2016, and progressed less rapidly during the period (759 million Dirhams), according to a study by the Office des Changes. At the level of suppliers in Morocco, West Africa ranks second (28%) behind southern Africa (50%).

Morocco's main clients in the region are Senegal (19%), Mauritania (17%), Côte d'Ivoire (14%) and Nigeria (14%). Morocco's main suppliers are Nigeria (37%), Guinea (21%), Côte d'Ivoire (10%) and Togo (9%).

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