March 24, 2023

Morocco ranked 86th in the world out of 171 countries in the 2022 Global Connectivity Index published by the international shipping company DHL, with a total of 46 points.

According to the DHL report, Morocco ranks ninth in the Middle East and North Africa region, led by the United Arab Emirates, followed by Israel and Qatar, then Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Kuwait, Oman and Libya.

The Global Connectivity Index, published annually, measures trade flows in countries included in the classification, as well as capital, ease of data dissemination, communication efficiency, digital level and population.

It also sheds light on the level of globalization in countries in terms of the geographical distribution of international flows through trade. The main indicator consists of two sub-indicators; These are the “depth of international flows” index and the “breadth of international flows” index.

According to the same document, Morocco is ranked 59th in the world in trade flows, 82nd in the world in human capital, 120th in the world in published data, and 86th in the world in individuals.

France ranked first among the countries associated with Morocco in terms of trade (23 percent), followed by Spain (13 percent), then Germany (8 percent), and Italy and the UK (5 percent), the United States (4 percent) , China (3 percent) and Saudi Arabia (2 percent).

Thus, in the international index, Morocco ranked third at the African level, behind South Africa, ranked 54th in the world, and Libya, ranked 84th in the world, indicating the commercial and financial mobility that Morocco has known since the state of recovery . from the effects of the pandemic.

The Netherlands topped the global rankings as the most interconnected country in logistics and information communications services, with Singapore in second place, Belgium in third, Switzerland in fourth, Ireland in fifth and the UAE in sixth.

The report says that over the past decade, the world has experienced several economic shocks, especially after the spread of the new Corona virus and the onset of the Ukrainian crisis, which have exacerbated geopolitical tensions, which have reflected in international interdependence in its attitude towards “globalization”.

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