Morocco introduces a more flexible exchange rate

Morocco: the IMF encouraged the country's central bank to make the exchange rate more flexible

The Central Bank of Morocco has made its exchange rate system more flexible by widening the daily variation band in which the dirham is allowed to trade against major currencies.

“Bank Al-Maghrib [the central bank] sets the central price of the dirham against the US dollar, and the limit prices of the band of fluctuation correspond to the central rate deviates by 2.5% on both sides,” the central bank said in a statement published on January 12 on its website. Previously, the band had been 0.3%

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