Default Deputy calls for activating the customs tariff on goods with their counterparts in Iraq
BAGHDAD / obelisk: activation of the customs tariff and to prevent the import of goods similar to those in the law of the country, a request made by deputy in the Iraqi Council of Representatives through a media statement.
The Ministry of Finance, in the (December 20, 2013), that the imposition of customs duties on imported goods will be starting from 2014, and by no more than 20% of their value, indicating that the fees will be imposed on all border crossing points, including the Kurdistan region.
Impose customs tariffs and to prevent the import of foreign goods, the resolutions did not find an echo in Iraq since 2003, where local suffer Products from stacking, so that most of the laboratories and factories of government and civil private sector shut down, while the refuge most of the owners of large capital from the merchants and Iraqi businessmen to leave the country and worked to put their money in capital investment projects in the world and neighboring countries, including Jordan, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates.
National Alliance MP Hamdiya Husseini In a statement made thanks and gratitude to the government “to respond in spinning coefficient staff in the provinces of Baghdad, Babil, Diwaniyah and Wasit dues exchange,” asserting that “taking notice of the government to this vulnerable segment to society and clear evidence of the sponsorship parental each Sons of Iraq in various Slides In all levels.”
And left workers in the textile factories in demonstrations them in Baghdad, Wasit, Diwaniyah and Babylon, the first on Tuesday, to demand their salaries have been stalled for months, also demanded to run their factories or transferred to other ministries to take advantage of their expertise Husseini believes that “activating the law of customs tariff and the reduction of import of goods that have seen in Iraq will encourage the production of these plants and this contributes to the increase and wanted them to make ends meet.”
The Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Safa al-Din Safi said in his intervention before the parliament in the (11 May 2013), “The Iraqi government moving to apply the law of customs tariff gradually according to a specific timetable,” and expressed fear the government, “the application of the law may result in an increase insane in the prices of food and goods, including income and does not fit the citizen.”