Baghdad and Arbil agree in principle to standardize customs tariffs
21:17 - 11/05/2019
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A spokesman for the Kurdistan Regional Government, Sven Dzei, there is a preliminary agreement between his government and the federal to unify the customs tariff at all ports in accordance with the laws of the federal authority.
He said in a press statement that a delegation from the government visited the region under the chairmanship of the Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs and Finance Minister Fuad Hussein and officials of the Ports Authority in order to agree on the unification of tariff customs ports of the region as stipulated by the laws issued by the Iraqi parliament, This will be implemented after the formation of committees between the two parties, which will be presented this issue to the Parliament of the Territory for the purpose of enacting laws that are equivalent to the federal adopted and the abolition of any other laws stand in front of the unification of that tariff.
This issue witnessed great debate between the federal governments and their counterparts in the region, especially after the latter presented at the end of September last year when he held a referendum for his secession from the federal government, which led to the issuance of resolutions including temporary suspension of land and air ports. End 25 n