In the notification Morocco indicated, among other things, that:

All interested persons shall have 30 days from the date of initiation of the investigation to make themselves known as interested parties, and to provide any comments concerning the investigation, to the Ministry by fax or email using the coordinates below:

Royaume du Maroc
Ministère de l'Industrie, de l'Investissement, du Commerce et de l'Economie Numérique
Direction Générale du Commerce
Direction de la Défense et de la Réglementation Commerciale
Parcelle 14, Business center, aile Nord bd Riad, Hay Riad. BP 610, Rabat Chellah, Maroc
Téléphone: +212 537.70.18.46
Télécopieur: +212 537.72.71.50

Further information is available in G/SG/N/6/MAR/10.


What is a safeguard investigation?

A safeguard investigation seeks to determine whether increased imports of a product are causing, or is threatening to cause, serious injury to a domestic industry.

During a safeguard investigation, importers, exporters and other interested parties may present evidence and views and respond to the presentations of other parties.

A WTO member may take a safeguard action (i.e. restrict imports of a product temporarily) only if the increased imports of the product are found to be causing, or threatening to cause, serious injury.




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