Textiles in Morocco

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Textiles in Morocco by Mind Map: Textiles in Morocco

1. Trade Agreements

1.1. Free Trade Agreement with United States: January 15, 2004

1.2. Free Trade Zone with European Union in 2012

1.3. Free Trade Agreement with Turkey in 2004

1.4. Allies: United States, France, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Tunisia, Malaysia, Peru and NATO

1.4.1. Enemies: South Africa, Spain (not constant) Cuba, Iran and Mexico.

1.5. Trade Organizations: WTO and CAEU

2. Resources:

2.1. Morocco is one of the most developed infrastructures in Africa.

2.1.1. 1/3 of the country has paved secondary roads, growing number of licensed automobiles, and are looking into developing railroads.

2.2. Energy

2.2.1. Morocco has 330 to 350 days of sunshine each year.

2.2.1.1. The King is looking into putting together a plan to use massive solar panels to make use of the source.

2.3. Service Industries

3. Main Productions

3.1. Wadding Materials (fibers less than 5mm)

3.2. Carpet

3.3. Phosphates

3.4. Fertilizers

3.5. Food and Beverages

3.6. Minerals

3.7. Electrical Components

3.8. Clothing/Apparel Fabrics

3.9. Leather

3.10. Tourism

4. Employment

4.1. 40% of Morocco's employment is textile mills

4.2. Women make up 60% of the Textile Factories

5. Demographics

5.1. Population:

5.1.1. 32,309,239

5.2. Currency:

5.2.1. dirham

5.3. Culture:

5.3.1. Arabic (language)

5.4. Religion:

5.4.1. Muslim 99% (official), Christian 1%, Jewish about 6,000

5.5. Literacy:

5.5.1. Women: 68%

5.5.2. Men: 85%

5.6. Gained independence in 1956 from Spain.

5.7. Government: Monarchy

5.8. Capital: Rabat

5.8.1. Largest City: Casablanca

5.9. Location: Northwestern region of Africa on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea

5.9.1. Climate: Mediterranean and Maritime Temperate.

5.10. King: Mohammed VI.

5.10.1. Prime Minister: Adelillah Benkirane

5.11. Traditional Dress: Djellaba and Kaftans

5.11.1. Traditional Homes: Dar al-Islam

5.12. Imports: $42.49 Billion

5.13. Exports: $22.23 Billion

5.14. GDP: $100.22 Billion

5.14.1. Ranked 54th in the World's Economy