Roudao – Erbil
The Ministry of Agriculture of the Government of theKurdistan Region, on Wednesday, formally from the Ministryof Finance and Economy, increase taxes on imported from central and southern Iraq , and agricultural products.
The Director General of the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources in the Kurdistan Regional Government, sincere Ahmed, network Roudao media, said that “a group of traders importing products of agriculture from Iran, Turkey, to Iraq’s provinces, it is then exported to the Kurdistan Region, we decided to increase taxes to settle the prices of agricultural products in the Kurdistan region. “
He added that “the decision to raise taxes will contribute to increasing prices of agricultural products in the Kurdistan region, and this will increase the profit of the Kurds farmers, reduces profit for traders who import products from central and southern Iraq.”
And it continued with the Kurdistan Regional Government and the Iraqi Minister of Agriculture, regarding a tax increase, where the minister stressed that “the Kurdistan Region have full freedom to raise taxes on imported from central and southern Iraq of agricultural products.” As reported by the sincere Ahmed.