Morocco's trade deficit rose 20.6 pct to 45.47 bln dirhams in 1st Qtr - regulator

Tue Apr 18, 2017 2:00pm GMT

RABAT, April 18 (Reuters) - Morocco's trade deficit rose 20.6 percent to 45.47 billion dirham ($4.53 billion)for the first three months of 2017 versus the same period a year ago as imports increased, the state foreign exchange regulator said on Tuesday. ($1 = 10.0320 Moroccan dirham) (Reporting by Samia Errazzouki; writing by Patrick Markey)

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