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Mohamed Benchaâboun

Date of Birth: 12 November 1961
Place of Birth: Casablanca


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Reasons to be fearful

Diplomatic movesTo raise the tone business-minded ambassadors are being sent to key centres – former finance minister Mohammed Benchaâboun getting the coveted Paris embassy and Hakim Hajoui a veteran at the state-owned chemical giant Office Chérifien des Phosphates moving to London – and more money will go into lobbying...


A win for the Makhzen

He will work with like-minded liberals like Elalamy and Finance Minister Mohammed Benchaâboun (AC Vol 62 No 1 Recovery and resistance) – although both are subject to speculation as Elalamy is a big beast Akhannouch may prefer to govern without and the well regarded Benchaâboun may lose out to PI demands to get the Ministry of Finance...


Spain feels M6's fury

The PJD leadership doesn't benefit from a good press: Morocco's generally impressive coronavirus vaccine rollout has been closely identified with the Palace as have smart economic and administrative reform moves by royal appointee Finance Minister Mohamed Benchaaboun and a potentially revolutionary expansion of state social security provision...


Marred meeting of minds

Markets appreciate Finance Minister Mohamed Benchaaboun's management of the economy – reflected in high demand for sovereign bonds – while Marrakech's hosting of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund Annual Meetings will allow officials to cosy up to the US Treasury and other key players...


Recovery and resistance

In a government divided by deep ideological and personal rifts Finance Minister Mohammed Benchaâboun and veteran BAM governor Abdellatif Jouahri are among the rare officials to emerge from 2020 with credit...


Unrest simmers over economy and Covid

Finance Minister Mohamed Benchaâboun has put together an external loan package – including a US$1 billion Eurobond at relatively low interest rates and more to come in 2021 – and a dizzying array of measures to try to cope with the unprecedented economic crisis as tensions rise over poor education and other public services...


King takes charge

Finance Minister Mohammed Benchaâboun is mobilising resources after the conservative central bank governor Abdellatif Jouahri initially suggested growth in 2020 might be only a few points below previous forecasts...


Activist King vs the activists

Rising stars include the Economy and Finance Minister Mohammed Benchaâboun and the recently appointed Tourism Minister Nadia Fettah Alaoui...


Wrath rules

His successor head of Banque Centrale Populaire (BCP) for the past decade Mohamed Benchaaboun has a tough job on his hands...


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