Argentinean Economy Minister and presidential candidate, Sergio Massa, who came first in the first round of elections, said that he vows to further consolidate his country’s relations with Morocco, if he is elected in November as the new president of this South American country.
During a meeting with the foreign press accredited in Argentina, held Monday in Buenos Aires, Sergio Massa underlined that his country has a particular interest in deepening its relations with Morocco in several areas, citing in particular agriculture, technologies and industry.
In this regard, the candidate of the ruling coalition “Union for the Homelan” (Peronism) said that these areas “open up enormous opportunities for exchange” between the two countries.
“From the point of view of economic complementarity, it is clear that these are absolutely complementary economies, and it is obvious that we are going to consolidate our presence in Africa and in the Arab world”, he stressed.
Sergio Massa concluded that his program plans to open up to the world and fight insecurity, affirming that the policy of his future government aims to diversify international partnerships, strengthen foreign exchange reserves, export more Argentinean products with high added value and to create more employment opportunities to generate sustainable growth.
Trade between Morocco and Argentina reached around $1.5 billion in 2022, up 48% compared to 2021, according to the Argentinean Institute of Statistics (INDEC).