Last updated: 24/3/2022

Basic Information

Country
Geographic area

Programme Details

Programme objectives

To ensure price stability, support the basic consumption of the population and protect poor people from price shocks

References
Personal communication.
Programme components
Liquid petroleum gas (LPG), gasoline, diesel, electricity, sugar and flour subsidies
References
Verme, P., and A. Araar. 2017. “The quest for subsidies reforms in the Middle East and North Africa Region: a microsimulation approach to policy making.” Author-accepted manuscript. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 2 October 2017. <http://documents. worldbank.org/curated/en/965011495167833904/The-quest-for-subsidies-reforms-inthe-Middle-East-and-North-Africa-Region-a-microsimulation-approach-to-policy-making>
Start date
1941
References
Verme, P, and K. El-Massnaoui. 2015. “An evaluation of the 2014 subsidy reforms in Morocco and a simulation of further reforms.” World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7224. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/978761467980552302/pdf/WPS7224.pdf>.
Previous programme name (if any)
Food and Butane Gas Subsidies Programme

Targeting and eligiblity

Targeting methods
universal
Targeted areas
Nationwide
Target groups
Universal
Eligibility criteria
The programme is universal.

Coverage and other information

Type of benefits
Subsidised prices
Benefit recipients
All citizens
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and frequency
The compensation fund and the Ministry of General Affairs and Governance carry out regular monitoring
References
Personal communication.