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Economic Relations

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Trade 2009:

The trade between the two countries during the period from January to June 2009 reached 223.5 million dollars, wherein the Egyptian exports to morocco reached 175.5 million dollars, while the Egyptian imports reached 48 million dollars.

Investment:

Egyptian investment in morocco: no accurate statistics for the volume of the Egyptian investment in morocco. One of the most prominent Egyptian companies working there is ORASCOM hotels and development, the Moroccan Fund for Management and Deposit for establishing tourist resort in Tan-Tan south of morocco, and the HIDLICO Egypt company for electrical projects, as well as the Arab contactors company, and the New Air company.

The Moroccan investment in Egypt: it reached about 14 million dollars, most of the investment belongs to the Moroccan businessman Melode el Shaaby, including a number of the sectors like tourism, food industry and chemicals.

The Egyptian exports to Morocco: transferring the red beet, oils and petroleum products, medicine, plastic and chemical products, iron and steel, air-conditions and spare parts, refrigerators, spices and food products.

The Egyptian imports from Morocco: frozen fishes, frozen sardine, coffee concentrates, Pulp, lead ore, iron steel remnants, iron slices, Herbs, and Fabrics for furniture.

Contractual Framework

• Trade agreement signed in Rabat on 02/06/1966, replaced by the agreement of trade and customs, signed in Cairo on 06/06/1976.
• Protocol to the trade agreement signed in Rabat on 06.02.1966 signed in Rabat on 17/09/1970.
• Agreement on economic and technical cooperation signed in Cairo on 3/6/1976
• Special agreement, the establishment of a joint ministerial commission signed in Cairo on 3/6/1976,
• Protocol on the termination of payment arrangements concluded between the two countries signed in 02.06.1966 in Cairo 06/06/1976.
• Trade agreement and tariff preferences signed in Cairo on 06/06/1976, replaced by the agreement of trade and customs, signed in Cairo on 30/5/1988.
• Trade agreement and tariff preferences signed in Cairo on 30/5/1988,
• Cooperation agreement between the Egyptian Export Promotion Center and the Moroccan Center for the recovery of exports signed in Cairo on 30/5/1988,
• Agreement to avoid double taxation and preventing evasion of taxes on income 22/3/1989.
• Cooperation agreement between the Office of Development Cooperation of Morocco and the General Union of Cooperatives in Egypt was signed in Cairo on 26/5/1990 .
• Free Trade Agreement between Egypt and Morocco, signed on 27/05/1998.
• Memorandum of Understanding on the establishment of a free trade zone 05/14/1997.
• Memorandum of understanding on joint cooperation in the areas of investment, trade, and transportation was signed in Rabat on 14/05/1997
• Memorandum of understanding on exchange facilities between the bodies of the opposition in the two countries was signed in Rabat on 05/14/1997
• Special agreement for the support and development of traditional industries signed in Rabat on 14/05/1997.
• Convention on mutual administrative cooperation for the prevention of customs violations signed in Rabat on 05/14/1997.
• Free trade agreement between Egypt and Morocco and the Protocol on Rules of Origin signed in Cairo on 27.05.1998
• Twinning agreement and cooperation between the Chamber of Commerce in Port Said and Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Casablanca signed in Cairo on 05.27.1998.
• Twinning agreement and cooperation between the Chamber of Commerce in Ismailia and Chamber of Commerce and Industry state of Tangier signed in Cairo on 27.05.1998.
• Cooperation agreement in the field of vocational training was signed in Cairo 05.27.1998
• Twinning agreement and cooperation between the Chamber of Commerce of Beni Suef and Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the city of Sraghna castle signed in Cairo on 27.05.1998.
• Memorandum of understanding on coordination in the field of trade legislation between the Ministries of Trade and Supply Egyptian Ministry of Industry and Commerce of Morocco was signed in Cairo on 27/05/1998.
• Protocol of technical cooperation between the Ministry of Trade and Supply and the Egyptian Ministry of Finance, Trade and Industry of Morocco signed in Cairo on 05.27.1998
• Executive agreement between the General Union of Chambers of Commerce and Industry and the Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Services and the University of Chambers of Industry of traditional Moroccan was signed in Cairo 27.05.1998.
• Special agreement on the establishment of Egyptian Moroccan Business Council signed in Cairo on 27/05/1998.
• Additional Protocol to the Convention on the free exchange was signed in Cairo 05.23.2000.
• Memorandum of Understanding between the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones and the Moroccan Agency for Investment Development was signed in Rabat on 29.10.2010
• Special agreement on the establishment of a high joint committee was signed in Cairo on 28/5/1988.
• Minutes of meetings of the Preparatory Committee for the Joint High Committee in Cairo 20/03/1990
• Joint statement on the work of the third session of the Joint High Committee in Rabat 13/06/1999
• Minutes of meetings of the third session of the Joint High Committee in Rabat 06/13/1999
• Minutes of the fourth session of the Joint High Committee in Cairo 23/05/2000
• Minutes of meetings of the fifth session of the Joint High Committee in Cairo 01/14/2004
• Minutes of the meeting the sixth session of the Joint High Committee Marrakech 05/12/2006
• Agreement on the Encouragement and Protection of Investments, signed in Rabat on 05/14/1997.
• A draft convention on the establishment of the Moroccan Egyptian Investment company and Development was signed in Rabat on 20/03/1989.
• Special agreement, the promotion and protection of investments was signed in Rabat on 14/05/1997.
• A protocol on cooperation between the Egyptian Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Morocco was signed in Rabat on 14.05.1997.
• Memorandum of understanding on mutual exemption of visas for holders of diplomatic passports and special missions signed in Rabat on 06.13.1999.
• Cooperation protocol in the media signed in Casablanca 06/12/1988
• Agreement on co-production and film exchange site in Rabat 09.29.1999
• Memorandum of understanding between the Middle East News Agency agency, Maghreb Arab Press signed in Cairo on 15/1/2004.
• Commercial navigation agreement with an exchange of letters on them was signed in Rabat on 03/22/1989.
• Cooperation agreement between the ports of Alexandria and Casablanca was signed in Cairo 05.23.2000
• Cooperation protocol in the industrial field was signed in Cairo on 05/27/1998, entered into force on 29.04.1999.
• Scientific and technical cooperation agreement in the areas of specifications and standards, quality control and the granting of certificates of conformity between the Egyptian General Authority for Standardization and quality of production and the interests of industry specifications of Morocco was signed in Rabat on 05/05/1999.
• Industrial cooperation agreement between the General Authority for Industrialization in Egypt and the Moroccan Office of Industrial Development was signed in Rabat on 05/05/1999
• An executive program for cooperation between the Egyptian Export Promotion Center and the Moroccan Center for the recovery of exports was signed in Rabat on 06.12.1999.
• Memorandum of Understanding between the National Council for the adoption of the Minister of Industry and Technological Development in Egypt and the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Communications in Morocco was signed in Cairo on 14/1/2004,
• Memorandum of understanding for mutual recognition in the field of quality control of industrial products was signed in Cairo on 14/1/2004.
• Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Industry, Trade and rehabilitation of the economy in Morocco and the Ministry of Trade and Industry in Egypt for cooperation in the field of technology centers have been signed at Marrakesh on 12/05/2006.
• Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of Egypt and the Ministry of Tourism, Handicraft and Social Economy of Morocco to cooperate in the field of traditional industry was signed in Marrakesh on 12/05/2006.
• Memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the field of geological survey by the Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources of Egypt and the Ministry of Energy and Mines of Morocco was signed in Cairo on 27/5/1998.
• Protocol on Cooperation in the field of electricity between the Ministry of Electricity and Energy, Egypt and the Ministry of Energy and Mines of Morocco was signed in Cairo on 27/5/1998.
• Agreement of technical cooperation in the fields of petroleum, training and exchange of experience and energy planning between the Ministry of Petroleum in Egypt and the Ministry of Energy and Mines of Morocco was signed in Rabat on 06.13.1999 . Agreement between the Egyptian General Authority for Geological Survey and the departments of geology and minerals in Morocco about the geological survey and development of mineral resources was signed in Rabat on 01/07/2002.
• Protocol on Cooperation in the field of electricity between the Ministry of Electricity and Energy, Egypt and the Ministry of Energy and Mines, Morocco was signed in Cairo on 14/1/2004
• Protocol on Cooperation in the field of infrastructure signed in Cairo 05.27.1998.
• Cooperation agreement in the field of housing and reconstruction Cairo 05.23.2000, The executive program of bilateral cooperation in the field of housing and reconstruction for the years 2004 and 2005 and 2006 .
• Executive program for cooperation in the field of housing and reconstruction for the years 2007, 2008 and 2009 between the Ministry of Housing, Utilities and Urban Development and the Ministry Delegate in charge of housing in Morocco was signed in Marrakesh on 12/05/2006.
• Protocol on Cooperation in the field of maritime fishing was signed in Cairo on 27/5/1998
• Agricultural cooperation protocol was signed in Cairo on 27/5/1998.
• Cooperation agreement in the field of quarantine and plant protection between the Ministries of Agriculture in the two countries was signed in Rabat on 13/06/1999. Cooperation agreement in the field of veterinary and animal health between the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Fisheries was signed in Rabat on 13/06/1999.
• Agreement for cooperation in the field of tourism was signed in Cairo on 3/6/1976
• Programme of Action of the Convention on Cooperation in the field of tourism for the period from 1997 to 2000, was signed in Rabat on 05/14/1997.
• Programme of Action in the field of training in hotel and tourism signed in Cairo on 27/5/1998.
• Programme of Action of the Convention on Cooperation in the field of tourism for the years 2004 and 2005 and 2006, was signed in Cairo on 14/1/2004.
• An executive program for tourism cooperation was signed in Marrakesh on 12/05/2006.
• Protocol on Cooperation in the field of health and pharmaceuticals was signed in Rabat on 06/13/1996.
• Partnership agreement between the National Institute of Laser Science of Cairo and the Moroccan Association for Optics was signed in Rabat in Rabat 06/11/2004.
• Agreement on judicial cooperation in criminal matters and extradition was signed in Rabat on 03/22/1989.
• A protocol of cooperation in the preparation of judges and the exchange of experiences in the judicial field was signed in Rabat on 14/05/1997.
• Convention on judicial cooperation in the field of personal status and the status of persons was signed in Cairo on 27/5/1998
• Cooperation agreement in the fight against crime was signed in Rabat on 13/06/1999
• Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons criminally punishable by deprivation of freedom for the implementation of sentences was signed in Cairo on 14/1/2004.
• Protocol for Technical Cooperation between the Ministries of Justice in the two countries was signed in Marrakesh on 05.12.2006
• Convention on judicial cooperation and twinning between the Constitutional Council in Morocco and Egypt's High Constitutional Court was signed in Cairo on 6/2/2008,
• Protocol to the Convention on Cooperation in the field of management was signed in Cairo 15.09.1989
• Memorandum of understanding in the field of administrative development and management organization was signed in Rabat on 13/06/1999
• Program of Action of in the administrative area was signed in Cairo on 25/12/2002.
• Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation between Egypt and Morocco in the field of administrative development was signed in Marrakesh on 05.12.2006.
• Protocol for cooperation in the field of social affairs was signed in Rabat on 14/05/1997,
• Technical cooperation agreement between the Egyptian Ministry of Manpower and the Moroccan Ministry of Employment was signed in Cairo on 12/3/1990.
• Supplement to the technical cooperation agreement between the Egyptian Ministry of Manpower and the Moroccan Ministry of Employment was signed in Rabat on 05/14/1997,
• Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Morocco and the Ministry of Manpower and Immigration in the area of migrants living abroad have been signed at Marrakesh on 05/12/2006,
• Cultural agreement was signed in Cairo 23.06.1959 entered into force on 09.23.1959.
• The executive program of cultural and scientific cooperation for the years 1987/1988/1989 was signed in Cairo on 15/4/1987.
• Program of bilateral cooperation in the field of youth and sports of 1992 was signed in Rabat on 29/11/1991
• An executive program for cultural and scientific cooperation and information for the years 1997/1998/1999 was signed in Rabat on 05/14/1997
• An executive program for cooperation in the cultural, scientific and information fields for the years 2000/2001/2002 was signed in Rabat on 06/13/1999.
• Protocol on Cooperation in the field of scientific and technical cooperation between the Ministry of State for Scientific Research and the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education and Training of Morocco was signed in Rabat on 13/06/1999.
• An executive program for bilateral cooperation in the field of childhood, youth and sport in 2001-2002 was signed in Cairo on 22/11/2000
• An executive program for bilateral cooperation in the field of youth and sports for the years 2003, 2004, 2005 was signed in Cairo on 26/1/2003.
• Executive program for cultural cooperation, education and information for the years 2004 and 2005 and 2006, was signed in Cairo on 14/1/2004,
• Memorandum of understanding for cooperation in the field of culture was signed in Cairo on 11/9/2004
• Executive program for cultural cooperation, education and information for the years 2007 and 2008 and 2009, was signed in Marrakech on 12/05/2006,
• Executive program for cooperation in the field of sports for the years 2010-2012 was signed in Rabat on 15/07/2010.
• Cooperation agreement in the field of environment was signed in Cairo on 23/5/2000
• The first executive program in the field of environmental protection for 2004 and 2005, was signed in Cairo on 14/1/2004
• Executive program between the Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs in Egypt and the Ministry of Territory Planning, Water and Environment, Morocco, in the field of environment for the years 2006 and 2007, was signed in Marrakesh veggies 12.05.2006,
• Agreement on air transport was signed in Rabat on 05/19/1960
• Agreement for the transfer of passengers and goods was signed in Cairo on 15/6/1992.
• Agreement between the Governments of the two countries in the area of airline between their respective territories and beyond was signed in Rabat on 13/06/1999.
• Islamic cooperation protocol was signed in Rabat on 7/12/1989,
• Protocol II of the cooperation between the Ministry of Islamic Endowments in Egypt and the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs in Morocco was signed in Cairo on 14/1/2004,

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