Morocco’s net international reserves amounted to 24.2 trillion U. S. dollars by the end of 2018, with a year-on-year decrease of 4.9 percent, official statistics show on Saturday.
In mid-January, 2018, Morocco decided to adopt a more flexible exchange rate, raising the official band of dirham’s fluctuation to 2.5 percent above’or below the official rate from the previous 0.3 percent.
The dirham is pegged to a two-currency basket weighted 60 percent to the euro and 40 percent to the dollar.
The authorities said widening the dirham trading band is part of a broader plan to float the currency and make the economy more resilient against external shocks and help along sti growth. Enditem