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Morocco is the 57th most powerful country in the world

According to the latest US News and World Report, Morocco is ranked the 57th most powerful country in the world and has gained four places since last year.

Nice progression of Morocco which is considered, in 2020, the 57th most powerful country in the world, reports US News and World Report in its latest ranking of the 80 most powerful countries.

The Kingdom is therefore one of the countries which “constantly dominate the headlines, concern political decision-makers and shape global economic models”.

At the Magreb level, Morocco is in first step of the podium followed by Tunisia which appears in 61st position. Algeria, Libya and Mauritania have been excluded from the list of 80 countries.

The ranking is based on a survey that gathered the opinions of more than 20,000 people from 73 countries, conducted in partnership with the BAV Group and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

“The index focuses on five main areas, namely military strength, the strength of international alliances, economic influence, political influence and leadership,” said the same source.

At the continental level, Morocco is 5th, behind Egypt (25), South Africa (32), Kenya (52) and Ghana (55). The Kingdom is 10th in the Middle East, behind Saudi Arabia (10th worldwide), the United Arab Emirates (11), Turkey (16), Qatar (18), Egypt (25), Jordan (33), Lebanon (38) and Oman (39).

Globally, the United States ranked first, followed by Russia, China, Germany, the United Kingdom, France, and Japan.

The general classification places Morocco 40th among the best countries in the world. “The criteria used in the assessment include adventure, citizenship, cultural influence, entrepreneurship, heritage, openness to business, power and quality of life,” said the same source.

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