[ltr]Deputy: Iraq loses 263 dollars per second due to corruption of customs officials[/ltr][ltr][You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq is losing $ 263 a second because of the "corruption" of customs officials, Finance Committee member Haitham al-Jubouri said on Monday.
Al-Jubouri said that "Iraq loses 263 dollars per second because of the corruption of customs officials." He added that "the large and rampant corruption at the border crossings and the yellowing port causes great losses to the Iraqi state and its public treasury by changing the originals, quantities and specifications and smuggling hundreds of trucks without paying the tariff And a cover of some influential and outlaws. "
Al-Jubouri said in a statement received by Alsumaria News that "the expected revenue according to the volume of imports and the sales of the Central Bank of the dollar is equivalent to about $ 9 billion, but what really should not exceed half a billion dollars, or about 7% of the real total by the price Customs duties established by the customs tariff law ". Finished
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