Calls for the application of the law of parliamentary customs tariff with the controls of the commercial market

Date: Thursday, 23.02.2012 7:31

 Baghdad / Ahmed Abed Rabbo
called on the parliamentarians to the need to apply the law of customs tariff, at the time and confirmed that among the industrial decline of local products in the absence of government support to them. and explained in the talk (range) on the importance of activating the laws retaining local industries and away from the phenomenon of dumping commodity

With controls control mechanisms of the commercial market. A member of the Economic Committee in the House of Representatives, Mohamed Khalil the need to apply the law of customs tariff. Khalil (range): The law of customs tariff laws which must be approved at this time to protect local product, pointing out that The government hesitated enabled this pretext rising commodity prices in local markets.
Khelil said: that the local product suffers from deterioration and the domestic market is witnessing goods bad addition to the absence of the private sector taking the leading role in the community, noting that the country's future to join the World Trade Organization.
and called for the need to Open Fund supports farmers and helps to set up special labs manufactures agricultural products.
For his part, MP Hadi al-Hassani to the need for a study able to put the appropriate ground for the application of customs tariff law, indicating the absence of a local product that we can protect it. He said al-Hassani (range): should we study the practical and economic need of the market for goods so that we can that the rise of the Iraqi economy, and that no laws be negative reactions bear the consequences of ordinary citizens.
said Hassani, the industrial sector, the country's devastating, especially the oil industry, pointing out that Iraq crude oil is exported and there are eight local companies are deprived of many of the contracts for the international companies working the destiny of the country.
Earlier, a committee member Abdul-Hussein said in press statements that the control of the goods entering Iraq through the activation of tariff law will contribute to improving markets and make markets strong competition to world markets. "
said Abtan that "goods internal to the country is supposed to fit in with the merits of the citizen," noting that "there is a need to activate the law of customs tariff for the organization of markets."
For his part, former Transport Minister Amir Abdul-Jabbar, the importance of attention outlets wild when activating the law of customs tariff, and revealed during his interview with Radio Free Iraq on the measures circles customs at border crossing points are still slow and stumbling to fear that they will harmonize the application of the new law.
He noted Abdul-Jabbar to the delays in testing procedures and unloading of goods extends sometimes months, what it costs the merchant money additional pay to raise the price of his goods, calling for the adoption of hardware testing and standardization of modern statement of conformity of the goods imported to the specifications.
It was hoped to be activation of the Tariff Act in March after it passed the House of Representatives.
and eliminates the new law, the law of customs tariff issue by the civil governor Previous Paul Bremer, who is subject to all goods imported into the discount rate of 5% in taxes, while the new law tariff discriminatory start from zero and up to 30%.
the text of the law of customs tariff of the new approved by the Council presidency year and passed by the House of Representatives to repeal the tariff number (77) for the year 1955, and ordered the Coalition Provisional Authority (dissolved) No. (54) for the year 2004 (the policy of trade liberalization of 2004), and ordered the CPA No. 38 of 2003 (Tax reconstruction of Iraq and its amendments), and stressed that does not work any law or the instructions or regulations inconsistent with the provisions of this law.
The Ministry of Finance has postponed on 16 February, a law of customs tariff indefinitely because of some obstacles faced by the law and the mechanisms of action.