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About Morocco

Morocco, officially known as the Kingdom of Morocco is a country in the north western region of Africa having a vast coastal region to its north. The country has a rich history.

The country follows a liberal economy with Agriculture as one of the prominent industries. Tourism also plays an important role in the country’s GDP. Morocco’s Casablanca has played an important role in history.

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionNorth Africa
Capital CityRabat
Government TypeParliamentary Semi-Constitutional Monarchy
Official LanguagesArabic, Berber
CurrencyMoroccan dirham, MAD
Phone Code +212
Important CitiesFez, Tangier, Marrakesh, Salé, Meknes, Rabat, Oujda, Kenitra, Agadir, Tetouan, Temara, Safi, Mohammedia, Khouribga, El Jadida, Beni Mellal, Aït Melloul, Nador, Dar Bouazza
National DayProclamation of Independence Day (Jan-11)
GDP (nominal)USD 147.343 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking53
Primary IndustriesAgriculture,Land,Drought,Cannabis,Fishing.
Foreign Relations
Bordering NationsAlgeria, Western Sahara
Member of(African Union), ( Arab League), ( Organisation internationale de la Francophonie), ( Organisation of Islamic Cooperation), ( Union for the Mediterranean), ( United Nations)
Major ExportsAgriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Electrical Products, Fashion and Apparel, Chemical Products, Fruits and Nuts, Vegetables and Related Products, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Aviation Vehicles, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Pharmaceutical Products, Rubber and Products, Gems & Jewellery, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Cosmetics and Accessories
Major ImportsMining, Metals & Minerals, Electrical Products, Machinery & Appliances, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Cereals & Pulses, Plastics and Products, Chemical Products, Aviation Vehicles, Wood and Pulp, Silk & Textiles, Spices, Fruits and Nuts, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Cosmetics and Accessories, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Glass and glassware
Total Exports ValueUSD 42.331 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 72.833 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 30.502 Billion (Deficit)
Foreign Relations with India
Trade Agreements with IndiaThe quantum of bilateral trade, which was US$ 1.63 billion in 2010, reached to US$ 2.04 billion in 2011 i.e. India’s exports to Morocco stood at US$ 587.2 million and India’s imports from Morocco reached US$1.45 billion. The trade turnover between the two countries stood at US$1.73 billion in 2012 i.e. India’s exports to Morocco in 2012 stood at US$ 517.7 million while imports were valued at US$1,212 million. In 2013, trade between the two countries stood at US$1.41 billion i.e. India’s exports to Morocco in 2013 stood at US$ 615.0 million while imports were valued at US$796.3 million. In 2014, trade between the two countries stood at $ 1.36 billion i.e. India’s exports to Morocco in 2014 stood at $ 500.5 million while imports were valued at $ 855.8 million. Indian exports to Morocco in the year 2014 decreased by 21.6% compared to the previous year while Moroccan exports to India registered an increase of 10.2% in 2014.Trade volumes are expected to pick up in the coming years. The balance of trade has been in favour of Morocco because of imports ofphosphoric acid and rock phosphate by India.
Major Exports to IndiaAgriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Chemical Products, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Wood and Pulp, Edible Oils & Seeds, Aviation Vehicles, Fruits and Nuts, Live Animals and Animal Products, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Vegetables and Related Products, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Cosmetics and Accessories, Silk & Textiles
Major Imports from IndiaAutomobiles, Vehicles & Components, Silk & Textiles, Plastics and Products, Spices, Chemical Products, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Building & Construction Products & Services, Cereals & Pulses, Fashion and Apparel, Books and Papers, Rubber and Products, Edible Oils & Seeds, Cosmetics and Accessories, Glass and glassware, Fruits and Nuts
India's Imports ValueUSD 2,549.44 Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 1,047.15 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 1 Million (Excess)
Indian Embassy Details for MoroccoEmbassy of India
H.E. Shri Rajesh Vaishnaw
Honourable Ambassador
88, Rue Oulad Tidrarine, Souissi, Rabat, Morocco
00212-537635801, 537635802

Embassy Details of Morocco in IndiaEmbassy of the Kingdom of Morocco
H.E. Mr. Mohammed Maliki
C-7/5Vasant ViharNew Delhi-110057
+91-11-40311100, 43526315, 40311106 (O)

Honorary Consulate of the Kingdom of Morocco in Mumbai
H.E. Mr. Kailash KUmar Kanoria
Honorary Consul
414, Senapati Bapat MArg, Lower Par Empire Mills Complex Lower Parel Mumbai - 400018
02224952729/25 (O)

Honorary Consulate of the Kingdom of Morocco in Bengaluru
H.E. Mr. Pratap Kamath
Honorary Consul