Morocco to suspend import duty on soft wheat, durum from November 1 - official

The decision was taken by the government council to reinforce stockpiles

  
Ears of wheat are seen on sunset in a field near the village of Nedvigovka in Rostov Region, Russia July 13, 2021.

Ears of wheat are seen on sunset in a field near the village of Nedvigovka in Rostov Region, Russia July 13, 2021.

Reuters/Sergey Pivovarov

RABAT- The Moroccan government said on Thursday it will scrap import duties on soft wheat and durum starting from Nov. 1.

The decision was taken by the government council to reinforce stockpiles and maintain price stability, spokesman for the government Mustapha Baitas said.

(Reporting by Ahmed Eljechtimi; Editing by Kirsten Donovan) ((ahmed.eljechtimi@thomsonreuters.com;))


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