The Libyan-Moroccan Trade and Business Forum will be held from 11 to 14 September in Tangier, Morocco, with the purpose of promoting joint investments. The forum will be held in partnership with the Libyan Center for Export Development, with the support of the Ministry of Economy and Trade in Tripoli, and in cooperation with economy institutions in Morocco.

According to Moroccan media, the organization of this forum is part of a strategy aimed at strengthening Libyan-Moroccan relations among suppliers, exporters and chambers of commerce in free zones to be present in the Arab Maghreb and African markets.

Meetings will be held during the forum with Moroccan economy personalities from the public and private sectors. There will be an exhibition and a visit to the Tangier Free Zone.

The Libyan company organizing the forum said that more than 100 entrepreneurs and businesspersons from Libya would participate in the forum. Meanwhile, The Moroccan authorities and official bodies representing the private sector welcomed the holding of this forum. 

The volume of commercial exchanges between Libya and Morocco is still low despite the efforts of both sides to enhance it, as it did not exceed 100 million dollars, while trade cooperation is limited to some materials such as oils and sugar for Morocco, and iron, steel and chemicals for Libya.