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Latest update : 2013-11-28

FRANCE 24 reporters spent five weeks on the road from Tunis to Tangier on "A Tour of the Maghreb". In Casablanca they met young traders who are working to make the country's economic engine a major world player.

In September and October, France 24 reporters Chris Moore, Karim Hakiki and Adel Gastel spent five weeks on the road from Tunis to Tangier. Their Tour of the Maghreb offers a series of snapshots of the region through the eyes of its people.

Today's report is from Casablanca – Morocco's economic engine and host to the region's biggest port – which is looking to increase its profile on the world financial stage.

Date created : 2013-11-28

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