Infrastructure and direct coordination with the Kurdistan Security and postponed the work of customs tariff

Author: ASJ, BS
Editor: BK, BS

10.8.2015 twelve forty-seven

Long-Presse / Baghdad
Denied customs body, on Monday, lower imports, and promised that the monopoly is to the detriment of the citizen and not the new tariff, while attributed Member of the Commission Parliamentary services the government retreat from the application of the tariff law to the lack of commitment of the Kurdistan region by, attributed the member of the committee the same reasons for the postponement of work tariff customs to rejected by the protesters in anticipation of price increases caused by the impact on the ordinary citizen.

The Director-General of the Commission, Major General Hakim Jassim, said in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The body is an executive from its duty to collect customs duties and protect the community and ensure the smooth flow of trade", noting that "the decision of the prime minister, Haydar al-Abadi, to stop the application of the customs tariff It came for several reasons, including that the border crossing points and customs need to complete the infrastructure, and direct coordination with the Kurdistan region, as well as the repercussions of the security situation gripping the country, so I had another opportunity in order to ensure the application of the tariff on all ports at once, lest there be a discrepancy between them. "

Said Jassim, that "the trader will not be affected by the decision because the relative profit steady," noting that "that harmed is the citizen as a result of the monopoly of goods by some traders, with evidence that prices have risen in the last Ramadan, was there not know Kmarkip, and so the monopoly is the detriment of the citizen and not a tariff. "

He denied Director General of the Commission, "due to lower imports of border crossings," asserting that "traders did not abstain from import, but waited for negotiations on tariff and try some local governments unite the law with the Kurdistan region and apply them to wait until this."

For his part, member of the Committee of parliamentary services, Riad Ghraib, in an interview to the (long-Presse), that "the Commission does not object to the application of customs tariff law, especially in the current stage in the country due to the economic crisis and falling oil prices," noting that "objection provinces the tariff was the result of the failure to adopt justice in their application. "

The strange, "not to the possibility of the application of law in the southern ports, while not applicable to the Kurdistan region of outlets," pointing out that "many traders changed their views admission of goods from the south to the Kurdistan region because of the ease procedures resulting in the first loss and carry the merchant additional charges He reflected on the citizen. "

In turn, he said a member of the Committee on Parliamentary Services, Princess cream meat, in an interview to the (long-Presse), said that "the Kurdistan region of outlets applied for the federal government's decisions Emark and tax," asserting that "the region is controlled at the border outlets."

It promised cream, that "the main reason behind the government's decision to postpone the application of the tariff is the demonstrations that came out in a number of provinces because of the imposed being will lead to increased prices and reflected negatively on the ordinary citizen", and followed, therefore, "the street is forcing the government to postpone the application of the customs tariff law ".

The head of the Council of Ministers, Haider al-Abadi, announced last Thursday, (the sixth of August now 2015), the postponement of the introduction of the new customs tariff, attributing this to ensure the readiness of border crossing points to be applied away from the corruption and double standards.

The Association of Customs, announced Monday the past, (third from August now), 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 aspects of the state and the protection of national product, economic advisor to the prime minister count, that the non-application of any border port customs violates national sovereignty.

But council in Basra, it was announced earlier last 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.