US, Morocco Sign Trade Facilitation Pact

Law360, New York (November 21, 2013, 7:02 PM EST) -- The U.S. and Morocco on Thursday signed a deal to facilitate trade by streamlining and modernizing customs procedures, marking the first such agreement between the U.S. and a country in that region, the U.S. Trade Representative's office said.

USTR Michael Froman and Morocco's minister of economy and finance, Mohamed Boussaid, met in Washington, D.C., to sign a bilateral trade facilitation agreement that the USTR's office described as a “forward-leaning” pact to modernize customs practices. The deal, according to the USTR's office, includes provisions on Internet publication,...
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