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Record number 447941
Title Trade effects of the EU-Morocco Association Agreement
Author(s) Berkum, S. van
Source Den Haag : LEI, onderdeel van Wageningen UR (LEI report / LEI Wageningen UR 2013-070) - ISBN 9789086156634 - 40
Department(s) LEI INT BELEID - Internationale Handel & Markten
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2013
Keyword(s) tuinbouw - internationale handel - handelsakkoorden - marktconcurrentie - handelsrelaties - marktprijzen - europese unie - marokko - horticulture - international trade - trade agreements - market competition - trade relations - market prices - european union - morocco
Categories Horticulture
Abstract This study investigates the effects of the 2012 amendment of the Protocol on EU imports of horticultural products from Morocco. Currently, Morocco’s exports of tomato, oranges and clementines outcompete EU’s main producers of these products in months during which Morocco’s supply is on the market. Expanded tariff free import quotas (TRQs) for tomatoes and clementines, and complete elimination of the TRQ for sweet oranges will not result in an immediate expansion of Morocco’s exports to the EU, but depend on Morocco’s ability to expand its production capacity for these products. Next to institutional reform, infrastructural investments and extension, improving water productivity is key in this respect.
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