U.s. Morocco Free Trade Agreement

In accordance with Article XXIV of GATT 1994 and Article V of the GATS, the Parties shall establish a free trade area in accordance with this Agreement. (b) commercial areas in the United States and Puerto Rico; and this Section shall apply to measures adopted or maintained by a Contracting Party in relation to agricultural trade. Under the agreement, most Moroccan goods arrive duty-free in the United States and virtually all are imported freely until their full implementation on January 1, 2023. The free trade agreement for Morocco does NOT provide for exemption from the Goods Processing Tax (MPF). To learn more about how to claim preference for these products, choose: 12 The written agreement refers to a written agreement that is executed by both parties and that creates an exchange of rights and obligations that binds both parties under applicable law under Article 10.21.2. In order to improve security, (a) a unilateral act of an administrative or judicial authority, such as an authorization, license or authorization, issued by a party exclusively in its regulatory function or a decree, order or judgment; and (b) an administrative or judicial order or order of consent is not considered a written agreement. The Parties shall intensify their joint work in the field of standards, technical regulations and conformity assessment procedures in order to facilitate access to the markets of others. In particular, the Parties shall endeavour to identify bilateral initiatives that facilitate trade with regard to standards, technical requirements and conformity assessment procedures appropriate to specific issues or sectors. These initiatives may include regulatory cooperation, such as alignment with international standards and the use of accreditations for the qualification of conformity assessment bodies. The United States and Morocco signed a free trade agreement on June 15, 2004. . . .