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Euro-Med Association Agreements: the Partnership is moving forward
An essential feature of the implementation of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership has been the negotiation of Association Agreements between the European Union and nine of its Mediterranean Partners to replace the 1970s Co-operation Agreements.
SPS issues and free trade agreements
While the main US goal on agriculture in many FTA negotiations often is to secure non-SPS related concessions such as lower tariffs, the foreign partners often see the FTA as an opportunity to resolve outstanding SPS issues with the US as well as seek accelerated new market access to the US for their animal and plant products.
Bangladesh to sign free trade agreement with Morocco
Bangladesh is set to sign its first bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) - with Morocco - despite reservations by its own research wing.
Stiglitz: New trade pacts betray the poorest partners
In negotiating trade agreements with Morocco, Chile and other countries, the Bush administration has used the same approach that earned us the enmity of so much of the rest of the world. The bilateral agreements reveal an economic policy dictated more by special interests than by a concern for the well-being of our poorer trading partners.
USCIB Applauds Free Trade Agreement With Morocco
The United States Council for International Business (USCIB) welcomed completion of a comprehensive U.S.-Morocco free trade agreement.
Zollick letter on territorial coverage of US-Morocco FTA
"The FTA will cover trade and investment in the territory of Morocco as recognized internationally, and will not include Western Sahara."
Hold your breath
Arabs have been trying for decades to establish some sort of economic cooperation between them, but without much luck.
Morocco gets US free trade deal
A free trade agreement between Morocco and the United States has come into immediate effect.
A debate about more than trade
It would be easy to dismiss the hesitation we see in Congress over the Bush administration’s proposed free trade agreement (FTA) with Morocco as just another chapter in the ongoing debate between free traders and protectionists.
Moroccans unsettled by free-trade deal with US
The debate over the bilateral free-trade agreement (FTA) signed March 2 between Morocco and the US took the Moroccan national scene by storm. Never did the choice of a foreign commercial policy generate such a controversial reaction in the Moroccan public opinion.
USA-Morocco deal may extend drug patents to 30 years
A free trade agreement due to be signed between Morocco and the USA by the end of this year could threaten access to medicines, several non-governmental organisations (NGOs) warned last week.
Assessment of Morocco’s Technical Assistance Needs in Negotiating and Implementing a Free Trade Agreement with the United States
The purpose of this USAID-funded Trade Capacity-Building (TCB) Needs Assessment is to identify Morocco’s trade-related needs and prioritize among those needs as part of a technical assistance strategy to be considered by the Government of Morocco, USAID, other U.S. Government agencies, and other development donor organizations in Morocco.
U.S.-Morocco FTA: Michael Koplovsky, Economic Counselor, U.S. Embassy, Rabat, Morocco
You are conducting your sister city partnership during an extremely timely week, for it was just days ago that the United States and Morocco elevated their already robust and vibrant bilateral relationship to a new level by completing a bilateral free trade agreement.
Government spokesman deplores false ideas about free-trade agreement with USA
Morocco’s communication minister, Nabil Benabdellah, deplored on Thursday the "false ideas being circulated" about the free-trade agreement (FTA) that Morocco is currently negotiating with the USA.
US-Morocco BIT (1991)
King’s reforms had positive impact on Morocco-US FTA, prime minister
Initiatives and reforms conducted by Moroccan king Mohammed VI in various fields have had "a positive and decisive impact" on the conclusion of a free trade agreement with the United States, said, here Thursday, Moroccan Premier Driss Jettou.
Police break up Morocco protest against trade deal.
Moroccan police armed with truncheons on Wednesday broke up a sit-in by protesters opposed to a free trade deal with the United States which they say could hurt the North African country’s most vulnerable people.
Stick approach: Police break up free trade demo in Morocco
Witnesses say police used batons to break up 200 people protesting in Rabat against US-Morocco free trade deal.