Morocco - Customs and duties

In June 1957, import duties were revised from the 12.5% ad valorem rates imposed by the Act of Algeciras. Under amended schedules, duties ranged from 2.5–60% and in some cases were raised as high as 200% ad valorem, with some commodities exempt. The revised rates were designed to reduce imports of nonessential goods and to protect and encourage certain industries. To accomplish this second objective, rates on some raw materials were reduced and those on finished products increased. Export taxes were discontinued in 1971.

The policy of import liberalization that began in 1967 has continued and new commodities have been added to the list of items not subject to quotas. In the 1970 general import program, items not subject to quotas accounted for 75% of the imports. Most goods do not require import licenses. Duties are as low as2.5% and as high as 349% for frozen lamb meat. Value-added taxes are levied at 0-20%. Certain transactions have lower rates of 7% and 14%. Import taxes on machinery and equipment are2.5% or 10%. Agreements between Morocco and the European Community (now the European Union) have provided for mutual tariff concessions. Citrus tariffs were cut 80% by the European Community by the mid-1970s; tariffs on canned fruit and vegetables were reduced more than 50%; and fish products, wine, olive oil, and cereals were given special concessions. In return, Morocco reduced its minimum tariffs by 30% and adjusted quotas on imports to Morocco.

The import tariff does not apply within the free zone of the Port of Tangier.

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Mohamed Ibrahim, from Egypt
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Aug 9, 2010 @ 8:08 am
I need just to know the custom duties and taxes for cars import. and in cas the cars will be imported from Egypt as locally assempled in Egypt with 45% local parts and 15% euoropian parts, is the customs and taxes will be zero based on the free trade agreement signed between Egypt and morrocco ?
thank you very much for your support
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Feb 17, 2011 @ 7:19 pm
how much is tax duty on mercedes engines used... to morroco

i am based in london
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May 22, 2011 @ 8:08 am
i just have one question,i'm moroccan trying to do export business and i want to know more about taxes and customs.
please if you can provide me with the right information.
thank you very much,
Fatima B.
Dean Alaoui
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Sep 2, 2011 @ 8:08 am
I would like to know if i want to import Argan oil for cosmetic purposes from Morocco, what is the procedure (taxes, duties) and is it that i need to do before bringing the product in the US
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Sep 8, 2011 @ 1:01 am
I would like to know the duty of textile garments imports from UAE to Moroco
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Oct 4, 2011 @ 2:14 pm
i would like to know how much duty for garments and rice in morocco from pakistan

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Nov 25, 2011 @ 3:03 am
could you please advise duty rates for goods ex malaysia being imported into morocco and also
the from the uk
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Jan 16, 2012 @ 10:10 am
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Feb 13, 2012 @ 10:22 pm
I would like to know the tarrif of importing Stone tiles from China to Morocco, thank you
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Apr 17, 2012 @ 2:02 am
I would like to know what is the customs duty for the import of Electrical Lamps at Morocco? If the goods are produced in any GCC country will this will be exempted from customs duty? What is the percentage of exemption can be expected for the goods from GCC.
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Aug 12, 2012 @ 12:12 pm
I would like to know how much tax i would have to pay, if i took, diesel petrol generators and petrol driven portable water pumps. all these items are new and good quality, from the uk. to Morocco for trade for olives and oil. business venture . paid of 6 months ago. got the contacts.
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Oct 16, 2012 @ 5:05 am
Please forward me the Import Customs levies for HS code 0902.10 .12 & 0902.10.22
Also any trade agreements available between Sri Lanka and Morocco
What are the approvals need to clear the cargo.

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