Morocco falls in efficiency and risk indicators

Morocco registered a slight decrease in the risk and efficiency index in Africa for the current year, which is prepared by the international consultant specializing in risk management and control, and the economic consultant “Oxford Economics Africa”.

The index, titled “When uncertainty becomes opportunity,” saw Morocco’s efficiency score drop by 0.69; It went from 5.58 last year to 4.89 this year, while the risk index increased by 0.20; It went from 4.09 to 4.29.

The index attempts to portray the investment landscape of key African markets, provides the basis for long-term forecasts of key trends shaping investment, and provides a comparative overview of market opportunities and risks across the continent. .

The Index described Africa as “a continent of abundant opportunity in a context of great uncertainty”, saying that “the effects of the global economic crisis caused by the pandemic, climate change and the conflict in Ukraine, undoubtedly exacerbate uncertainty. world on growth opportunities. and political stability throughout Africa.”

It is noteworthy that most of the countries included in the index experienced a decrease in the level of efficiency and an increase in the rate of risks. Thus, neighboring Algeria registered a drop of thirty percent in terms of efficiency, going from 5.14 last year to 4.84 this year, while the risk ratio went from 5.76 to 5.68.

Tunisia, in turn, witnessed a drop in the efficiency ratio; It went from 3.46 last year to 3.31 this year, while the hazard ratio increased from 5.29 to 5.55.

The same applies to Egypt; His efficiency ratio decreased from 6.49 to 5.88, while his hazard ratio increased from 5.68 to 5.97.

The biggest improvement on the continent was recorded by Angola, whose efficiency ratio increased from 3.21 to 4.13 and its risk ratio decreased from 6.13 to 5.87, followed by Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal and Mozambique.