Morocco's Competition Council and China's State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) have agreed to reinforce cooperation in regulating commerce, the Moroccan council said in a statement on Tuesday.
During a recent meeting in the Moroccan capital Rabat, the head of the council, Abdelali Benamour, the head of SAIC, Zhang Mao, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the exchange of know-how and training of executives in regulating commerce, the statement pointed out.
The meeting was also an opportunity to discuss issues related to the examination of competition law and policy in China and Morocco, and means to boost cooperation between the two countries, it added.
On Friday, Zhang Mao and the Moroccan Minister of Industry, Trade, Investment and the Digital Economy, Moulay Hafid Elalamy, inked another MoU aimed at developing bilateral cooperation in the field of consumer protection.
The agreement is meant to strengthen the exchange of experience and expertise in consumer protection as well as to promote the effective enforcement of consumer protection laws and regulations in the two countries in order to strengthen bilateral trade relations.