The severity of the coronavirus pandemic has prompted governments in over 200 countries to take unprecedented measures to lock down populations and pause non-essential business operations.
The global economic downturn has already impacted the Moroccan economy. Alongside the decline in economic activity, major trading partners like Europe and China are also facing economic headwinds. Forced to confront a health and economic crisis simultaneously, Morocco, like so many other economies, faces a daunting challenge of crisis management and recovery.
In this paper, Vigeo Eiris’ Moroccan team have provided an outline of government and corporate responses to the crisis, an outline of the sectors most exposed to risk and opportunities as well an overview of the social challenges that will need to be confronted and managed in the period ahead.