Us Morocco Trade Facilitation Agreement

On November 21, 2013, the United States concluded an AMCEN with Morocco; the 68th agreement concluded by the United States with another country or territory, and only the 6th CMAA with an African country. Cooperation between the United States and Morocco will improve the detection, investigation, and enforcement of customs offenses, including smuggling, money laundering, commercial fraud, and other financial crimes. Rand Beers, the current Minister of Internal Security, said the CMAA provides with Morocco “a framework for the exchange of information and cooperation between our customs administrations, while combating cross-border crime and striving to protect our respective national borders.” (b) commercial areas in the United States and Puerto Rico; and negotiations for a preferential trade and investment agreement with the eight-member West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAMU) began in 2000 and culminated in the preparation of a draft agreement in 2008; But both sides have yet to sign it. “Morocco has a strong commitment to continue its efforts to build a modern economy for the twenty-first century,” Ambassador Froman said. “This agreement will make operations easier and more transparent for both U.S. and Moroccan companies.” As the volume, speed, and complexity of international trade continues to increase, the need to strengthen security and surveillance at U.S. borders and ports is also increasing. .