RABAT, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- Morocco has improved its ranking in the World Bank's Doing Business 2019 report, jumping 9 places to the 60th position worldwide, according to the report published Wednesday.
The Moroccan Prime Minister's office hailed in a statement the advance in this report, stressing that the report is considered as the reference document on the global business environment.
It noted that Morocco ranks second in the Middle East and North Africa region behind the United Arab Emirates of 11th worldwide and ahead of Bahrain of 62nd.
In Africa, the kingdom is in third place behind Mauritius, which comes in the 20th position and Rwanda, which ranks 29th, it added.
The Moroccan government aims to improve the business environment to join the top 50 countries in the World Bank's "Doing Business" report by 2021.