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Morocco’s construction sector has performed moderately well since the global financial crisis of 2007-08. According to the most recent figures from the Ministry of National Planning, Urban Planning, Housing and Urban Policy, the sector contributed 6.3% to economic growth in 2017, or Dh59bn ($6.1bn), and created 15,000 jobs, including 1000 in...

Chapter | Construction & Real Estate from The Report: Morocco 2020

Morocco’s construction sector has performed moderately well since the global financial crisis of 2007-08. Public policy efforts have also been directed towards supporting local small and medium-sized enterprises and upskilling workers. For Morocco’s construction sector to achieve its target of generating $8.4bn by 2022, it will need to maintain a steady momentum of public investment. At the...

Morocco’s economy is poised to continue along its trajectory of economic growth, but GDP expansion rates will depend on the policy choices made by the government. Although estimates by the IMF project that annual growth rates will reach 4.5% in 2024, there is still the matter of ensuring that GDP growth translates into improving conditions across all segments of the population.

While public-private partnerships (PPPs) have been used to finance projects in Trinidad and Tobago since the 1990s, the model formally gained institutional backing in 2011 with the creation of a specific policy unit, known as the PPP Unit, which operates within the Investments Division of the Ministry of Finance. Despite this, unlike other Caribbean countries such as Jamaica,...

Following a period of subdued activity, a steady flow of projects in 2019 have seen Trinidad and Tobago’s construction industry experience healthier growth in recent years. However, obtaining private sector funding remains a challenge, due to a decline in banks’ lending activity. Nevertheless, in November 2019 Glenn Mahabirsingh, president of the T&T Contractors...

How has the nature of property sales evolved as Trinidad and Tobago returns to growth?

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