Fuel prices in Morocco have risen to record levels since the beginning of this October, reaching 15 and a half dirhams per liter of gasoline, while the price of one liter of gasoline has exceeded 14 dirhams, amid fears that this will have a negative impact on various basic services, especially consumables.
And I continued Gas stations, breaking the custom that had been in place over the past years, after fuel prices began to rise more than 3 times a month.
Those interested in political and trade union affairs have repeatedly considered that the rise in fuel prices has led to a deterioration in the purchasing power of Moroccans, highlighting that this high cost is borne by the governments of Benkirane and Akhannouch.
The same sources confirmed that had it not been for the step of the former Prime Minister, Abdelilah Benkirane, to liberalize fuel prices, the maximum price would not have exceeded 12 dirhams for either gasoline or gasoline, which led to an increase in the cost of production for many basic materials.
On the other hand, Mohamed Zouiten, Secretary-General of the National Labor Union in Morocco, yesterday, Wednesday, in a press conference organized by the National University of Education Officers, called on the current government to cancel the liberalization of fuel prices and return to regulating and capping their prices by reducing the applicable tax, and recovering the obscene profits that exceeded 50 billion dirhams. Since 2016.
Zouiten said in his speech during the symposium that the increases are taking place without any control or control, which has led to a deterioration in the purchasing power of Moroccans, after this increase negatively affected consumer goods and basic services, in addition to the continued anger of taxi, road transport or goods transport professionals.