Rabat, Jan. 10 -- Moroccan Minister of Trade and Industry Moulay Hafid Elalamy will meet with the chambers of commerce and industry on January 16 following merchants' strikes against the new electronic invoicing, the industry ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.

Early this month, the General Directorate of Taxes (DGI) announced the implementation of new tax measures using electronic invoicing.

The measures stipulate that merchants should use an electronic system to issue invoices. To do this, merchants must have billing software approved by tax authorities and an information system allowing a common database with the tax authorities.

The government introduced the measures in the 2018 Finance Law at the end of 2017 and were expect...