According to the current Global Competitiveness report released by the World Economic Forum, Morocco took the first spot in North Africa in terms of infrastructure quality.
Furthermore, the report also pointed out that the Kingdom ranked third across the continent and sixth in the Arab world.
At the Arab level, the United Arab Emirates infrastructures ranked third worldwide, Qatar is sitted at 24th spot, Saudi Arabia placed 30th, Bahrain and Oman got the 31th 33th spot respectively.
In addition, Morocco got the 55th place in the 144 countries analyzed worldwide, but grabbed the first spot in the Maghreb and North Africa, overtaking Tunisia at 79th, Egypt at100th, Algeria at 106th, Libya and Mauritania at 113th and 123rd spot.
The ranking was made according to the country’s equipments in the fields of road transport, highways, railways, ports and airports, as well the quality of energy infrastructure and telecommunications.
Therefore, according to study, the quality of infrastructure in Morocco is better compared to the several emerging countries. It must be recalled that the infrastructure quality is one the 12 pillars to gauge the competitiveness of each country and to furnish a complete picture of the economic performance of each State.
The 12 pillars are the quality of institutions, macroeconomic environment, health, higher education, market goods efficiency, labor market, market size, the financial market, technological advancement, business sophistication and innovation.
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