Morocco’s Casablanca Finance City Maintains Its Position in the Global Financial Centers Index (GFCI) 34 for the Booming Middle East & Africa Region.

A view of Casablanca Finance City (Credits: Alessio Mei)

CASABLANCA, Morocco--()--Casablanca Finance City (CFC), the leading Moroccan pan-African financial center, has maintained its position as the leading African financial center in the half-yearly rankings of the Global Financial Centers Index (GFCI 34), published on 28 September. Regionally, CFC increased its rating and ranked third in the top 3 of all Middle East and Africa centers, further bolstering its reputation in the particularly fast-growing and competitive African markets.

Recognized as a strategic hub for international business focused on the African continent, Casablanca Finance City (CFC) has offered its members an attractive value proposition since its inception in 2010, including the premium “Doing Business” that fosters the deployment of their activities in Africa. Driven by the ambition to promote the Casablanca market, CFC has built a strong membership community of more than 200 member companies operating in more than 70 countries.

The significant progress of Casablanca Finance City in the GFCI 34 ranking comes as Morocco prepares to host the annual meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which will take place from October 9 to 15 in Marrakech. It also reflects Morocco's commitment and diligent efforts to be the privileged gateway to Africa.

About the Global Financial Centers Index (GFCI)

The Global Financial Center Index (GFCI) stands as a widely acknowledged benchmark that measures and assesses the competitiveness and rankings of financial centers based on their competitiveness and allure to international financial enterprises and investors. The GFCI report is a bi-annual publication produced by Z/Yen Group and is the world's most authoritative comparison of the competitiveness of the world's leading financial centers.

About Casablanca Finance City (CFC)

Casablanca Finance City (CFC) is an African financial center committed to the future of the continent. CFC enjoys a unique position and is recognized as the leading financial center in Africa and a partner of the largest international financial centers. CFC has a strong membership community of over 200 companies, including finance companies, regional headquarters of multinational companies, service providers and holding companies.

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*Source: AETOSWire


Ghita Bennani

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Morocco’s Casablanca Finance City maintains its position in the Global Financial Centers Index (GFCI) 34 for the booming Middle East & Africa region.


Ghita Bennani