Last updated: 13/3/2024

Basic Information

Geographic area
Institutions and agencies involved

Programme Details

Programme objectives

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

Personal communication.
Programme components
Liquid petroleum gas (LPG), gasoline, diesel, electricity, sugar and flour subsidies
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.>
Start date
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. <>.
Previous programme name (if any)
Food and Butane Gas Subsidies Programme

Targeting and eligiblity

Targeting methods
Targeted areas
Target groups
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
Personal communication.