Abadi directed to postpone the implementation of the new customs tariff

Editor: BK, BS
08/06/2015 22:55
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Long-Presse / Baghdad
The President of the Council of Ministers, Haider al-Abadi, on Thursday, the postponement of the new customs tariff work, attributing this to within the readiness of border crossing points to be applied away from the "corruption and double standards."
He said the Information Office of the Prime Minister, in Bayat I followed (range Press), that "the Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi, face to postpone the introduction of the new customs tariff until ensure the readiness of all border crossings to enforce the law away from the corruption and double standards, and the Ministry of Finance took all necessary measures to ensure that. "
The Association of Customs, announced Monday the past, (third from August now 2015), about to start applying 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 count, that the lack of a border applied to any port in violation of the national sovereignty of customs.
And decided the Ministry of Finance in March 2015, start implementing the customs end of June tariff after for 2014 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.
But council in Basra, it was announced earlier on Thursday, rejected the application of the new customs tariff law being detrimental to the border crossing points, and paralyzes the movement, while the count that it has the right to maintain, (590 km south of Baghdad), confirmed his intention to re-work the previous tariff and threatened exemption does not abide by his decision.