Morocco’s GDP growth slowed to just 1.1% for 2016, way down on 2015’s 4.5% and the lowest level in 10 years.

The country’s current account deficit meanwhile ballooned to 4.4% of GDP, not only twice the 2015 level but also a major blowout on the 2.9% provisional 2016 figure included in the IMF’s latest Article IV assessment of the country, released this February. (CONTINUED - 968 WORDS)