India-Morocco : Overview

  • Historical ties e.g. Ibn Battuta who visited India and written extensively was from Morocco
  • Diplomatic relation estb. In 1957
  • Trade volume – 1.2 billion
  • Phosphates and derivatives
  • South -South Coordination
  • India-Morocco jointly launched Chamber of Commerce to boost trade and accelerate the pace of economic development between two countries.
  • It will help India to tap Morocco as the hub for its economic activities in the resource-rich western Africa region in the globalised world
  • In recent times, Morocco has emerged as a favoured destination for investments by Indian firms
  • India and Morocco also signed five Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) covering various fields such as television broadcasting, water resources, institutional cooperation and educational and cultural exchanges