BCEAO releases $ 6 billion for West African economies

The BCEAO has just made a liquidity injection of 3350 billion FCFA ($ 6 billion) at a fixed rate of 2% in favor of several banks of the UMOA. A total of 87 financial institutions participated in the operation. The Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) made a further injection of liquidity to its member countries last week. In total, 3350 billion FCFA ($ 6 billion) were disbursed by the institution.

During the auction on September 14, 87 banks in the sub-region obtained an injection of liquidity at a fixed rate of 2%. With more than 1000 billion FCFA ($ 1.8 billion), it is the Ivory Coast which obtained the most important financing, ie 31% of the funds injected.

It is followed by Senegal with more than 580 billion FCFA ($ 1 billion), Mali with 466 billion FCFA (835 million $), Benin with 434.5 billion FCFA (777 million $) and Burkina Faso with 318 billion FCFA. ($ 569 million). Niger with 241.6 billion FCFA ($ 432 million), Togo with 219 billion FCFA (…

ONCF launches "Train + Auto" service offer in Morocco

The National Railway Office (ONCF) is launching "Train + Auto", the first intermodality service complementary to the train aimed at ensuring customers' journeys between stations and places in town.

This service, available from February 19, is part of the ONCF strategy aimed at developing complementary services to the train, with high added value to offer its customers a range of services to improve their mobility. , said Tuesday the Office in a statement.


With a view to gradually strengthening the "Train + Auto" offer, the ONCF is continuing to finalize partnerships with operators specializing in car rental in order to offer more forms of transport complementary to the train , according to the same source.

In this sense, customers can benefit from accessible prices with exclusive preferential rates and adaptability thanks to the variations of car rental service options with or without driver, which adapt to different customer segments to cover needs. travellers.

They can also choose operators specialized in car rental recognized by the quality of service and benefit from a simplified customer journey from the reservation of the "Train + Auto" service online to the recovery / return of the vehicle in parking spaces. dedicated to the station, the press release continues.

This service, available in particular via the ONCF portal "www.oncf-voyages.ma", will thus allow ONCF customers to benefit from a travel experience "from address to address", in different stations of the rail network and this, under the best conditions. price and comfort.

ONCF started 2020 with double-digit traffic growth, generated by its mainline train ranges during the month of January compared to 2019. This performance reached + 41% for AL BORAQ and + 24% for AL ATLAS.