[ltr] Transportation: stop Iraq border ports will raise imports of Iraqi ports rate [/ltr]
BAGHDAD / long-Presse
[ltr]Transport Minister Baqir Jabr, to stop the movement of border crossing points between Iraq and some neighboring countries, will contribute to increasing imports of Iraqi ports to more than "double", while calling ports administration to prepare and prepare to receive the goods.
Said Solagh, in a statement obtained by the (long-Presse) a copy of it, that "stop the movement of border crossing points between Iraq and Jordan, Syria, Turkey and Saudi Arabia will give the multi-Iraqi ports chance to increase imports of 18 million tonnes per year to nearly 50 million tons."
He called on the Minister of Transport, according to the statement, "Chairman and members of the Board of Directors of ports to prepare for the advancement of this major task that will restore Iraqi Ports Throw".
The Association of Customs, announced Monday the past, (third from August now 2015), about to start applying the tariff law on goods entering Iraq, indicating that it agreed with the Kurdistan region on the application of the law and the unification of Alkmarki work, while economic Parliamentary Committee promised that the law is an important step to re- strengthen the joints of the state and the protection of national product, economic advisor to the Prime Minister promised, that the non-application of any border port customs violates national sovereignty.
And decided the Ministry of Finance in March 2015, to start the application of customs tariff the end of June after that for 2014 the past, more than once because of the demand by some countries and traders to activate the new customs tariff law after it is canceled the old law subject by the civil governor of Iraq after 2003, Paul Bremer and which provides for the payment of a five percent tax on all goods imported from outside the country.
[rtl].[/rtl] But council in Basra, it was announced a few days ago, rejected the application of the new customs tariff law being detrimental to the border crossing points and crippling, and while counting that it has the right to maintain, and confirmed his intention to re-work the previous tariff and threatened exemption does not abide by his decision.
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