Morocco Tariff Cuts Create Opportunity for US Corn

The U.S., Morocco Free Trade Agreement (FTA), signed in June 2004, has provided the United States a significant market advantage with its recent tariff reduction of U.S. corn. As of June 1, 2009, the government reinstated tariffs on corn imports with U.S. origin a 7 percent tariff and a 17 percent tariff for other origins. Chris Corry, USGC senior director of international operations, said, “As of Jan. 1, 2010, the Moroccan government has reduced the tariff for corn of U.S.

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