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US Lends Morocco $19mn 

The United States has agreed to provide food supplies and petroleum research assistance to Morocco totaling $19mn. Two loans worth a total of $15mn will be used to finance imports of 175,000 tons of wheat and 180,000 tons of rice. The loans are repayable over 25 years at an annual interest rate of 2-4%. A third loan, for $4mn, is being provided by USAID to Morocco's Office National des Recherches and d'Exploitation...