Sharp controversy after direct application of the tariff law at all outlets Iraq 8/4
Sharp controversy after the direct application of the tariff law at all outlets Iraq
Baghdad -arac Press -3 August / August: The General Authority of Customs, on Monday, 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, and in the welcome in the political circles of experts believes that the application of the tariff Customs does not serve the situation that the country is going through. According to Director General of Customs, Major General Hakeem Jassim, said that "the tariff law applied in three phases, the first was on the specific types of goods, and the second more goods," noting that "the application of the third stage began the first of Saturday, (first of The current August 2015), on all goods entering Iraq. " He adds Jassim, that "the government has given room for standing three months, to overcome the month of Ramadan, before starting to enforce the law effectively," noting that "the General Administration of Customs created the supplies necessary for the application of the law at border posts," pointing out that "the law will allow the race to join the WTO membership global ".
And see the Director of Customs, that "the application of the law will not greatly affect the local markets," adding, "especially if traders refrained from monopoly and worked with the Commission and the government as a cell and one cooperative to overcome the crisis."
Jassim confirms, that "the Commission has signed with the concerned authorities in the Kurdistan region of the minutes of the necessary implementation of the law," and added that "the Commission agreed with the concerned authorities in the Kurdistan region to unite Alkmarki work and pricing."
Parliamentary Economic Law is an important step to re-strengthen the joints of the state and the protection of the national product
In turn, confirms the head of the economy and investment parliamentary Jawad al-Bolani, said that "the government and parliament plan to apply the tariff law in all parts of Iraq and follow it carefully," noting that "the finance minister, Hoshyar Zebari, told the Committee that the law will include all the Iraqi border ports including those in in the Kurdistan region. "
He said al-Bolani, that "the Ministry of Finance, a sovereign, should issue instructions to all ports Iraqi border to compel the implementation of the law," adding that "the economy parliamentary committee considered the application of the law is an important step to re-strengthen the joints of the state and the protection of the Iraqi product."
For his part, says economic adviser to the prime minister, the appearance of Mohammed Saleh, said that "the tariff law if not enforced at border crossing points, all is not useless," noting that "the law involves significant benefits including maximizing state resources, and protect the national product, and the application of economic law" .
Warns Saleh, of "the consequences of failure to apply the law about good", they returned to it, "it creates a threat to the unity of customs sovereignty, especially as it is supported in various parts of the world, so the disabled and lack of seriousness applied disservice financial and economic of the country's sovereignty."
On the other hand says expert in economic affairs, Ahmed al-Husseini, said that "the present situation is not appropriate for the application of the tariff law because the reality of the Iraqi economy is reeling today, especially after the decision to reduce the salaries and allocations, and the closure of a number of border crossing points."
And see Husseini, that there "difficult to apply the customs tariff law, especially with the presence of Daash gangs in some provinces where the task of border ports located Kalonbar, which includes implementing two important Trebil and newborn, as well as Nineveh, which includes an important outlet is Rabia," noting that "officials in the Kurdistan region they confirmed that they are not obliged to apply the law. "
The expert adds, that "the current circumstances there will be a free zone in the Kurdistan region of outlets, from which the introduction of goods to the Iraqi market, which leads to the futility of the application of the law," returned to "the reality of the situation requires not the possibility of imposing tariffs but that will change and will enable the application smoothly if What squint stabilized the country and its economy. "
He continues Husseini, that "the government is striving to add new resources to the economy," adding, "but not this way because that arises now does not include any rational economic", according to his opinion.
He goes expert, that "the application of customs tariff important and required action to protect the domestic market, which is still open to the goods of poor, as well as the national product, but not at this time," expected to "apply the law fails in light of the current data to the government's inability to avoid the dangers that preceded ".
The Ministry of Finance has decided in March 2015 to start the application of the customs end of June tariffs after that for the public in 2014 the past, more than once because of the demand by some countries and traders to activate the new tariff law after it is canceled the old law subject by the civil governor of Iraq after 2003 Paul Bremer, who is serving a five percent pay taxes on all goods imported from outside the Albulad.