Customs tariff impede the movement of ports and customs police setting up checkpoints at the exits of the region



Author: MJ
Editor: NS

2016/01/29 17:26


Long-Presse / Baghdad
The Iraqi ports department, on Friday, for a reduction of trade movement and the movement of ports after the application of the customs tariff in the southern ports law, as has denied management of border crossings Directorate of points obtaining tariff in the exits of the region, the Finance Committee in the Parliament refused to obey the dealers and excluded from the law, calling for the application to "justice," according to the General Budget Law.

A member of the Finance Committee in the House of Representatives Abdul-Jabbar said in an interview to the Creator (range Press), "The financial budget for the year 2016 law requiring the application of the customs tariff law in all border crossing points, including in the Kurdistan region."

He said Abdul Khaliq, said: "Our information confirms the establishment of checkpoints at the exits of the Kurdistan region towards the center to check goods entering papers and make sure customs tariff or complete and fulfilled through those points," attributing the delay the application of the customs tariff law, which was issued four years ago during the last term to " not to be applied in a fair and confined implemented in other areas without. "

Promise member of the Finance Committee, that "it is not possible that the government comply with the dealers who baptized every time to pressure the government to exclude them from customs duties," expressing his support of the Finance Committee "to apply the law of customs tariff in all border crossing points, without exception."

For his part, inform the Iraqi ports director Anmar net said in an interview to the (long-Presse), said that "the application of the customs tariff in the southern ports without the Kurdistan region of outlets impact on the movement of goods in the ports of South and ports," explaining that "the majority of traders will resort to the Kurdistan outlets in case application of the law in all southern ports, and this is what happened in previous times. "

He called net, to "justice in the application of law in all the country's ports," warning "influenced by the movement of Iraqi ports and streamline the movement of goods in the absence of application of the law fairly."

The net, that "traders reluctant to apply the payment of customs duties pending the government decision to cancel the procedures so that they can lay their goods at ports," noting that "this stop negatively impact on the movement of goods at ports and blocked the possibility of receiving new vessels."

He denied media director of the Iraqi ports, "the existence of the accumulation of goods at the ports," stressing that "the commercial traffic in the ports are no longer as before after the application of the customs tariff law, which is committed by a small number of traders as traders Statistics luxury materials and goods."

In turn, Director General of the Interior Ministry's border crossings, Major General Sami Sudanese said in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The Directorate began to apply the law of customs tariff at all border ports in the south and center of the date of the 16th of January of this, except for the Kurdistan region outside of our control." .

He said the Sudanese, that "any goods will not be allowed to pass in the absence of customs such fees are met," asserting that "the points that have been installed at the exits of the region toward the center is affiliated to the Directorate, and managed by a subsidiary of the leadership of the border Customs Directorate of Police, in coordination with those of the provincial police command ".

The Iraqi Council of Ministers in the, I decided, (13 December 2015) The development points in the approved border crossing points shall check and make sure customs tariff are met, and the introduction of standardization of quality control points.

The head of the Council of Ministers, Haider al-Abadi, announced on Thursday the (6 August 2015), the postponement of the introduction of new customs tariff, attributing this to ensure the readiness of border crossing points to be applied away from the "corruption and double standards."

Customs and tariffs are taxes levied on goods imported by the State on the other, and used several customs tariff countries to protect the industry from foreign competition by raising prices of imported goods, so the customs tariff encourage local industries to increase their production, and forced citizens to pay higher prices if they wish Goods imported, the Ministry of Finance has adopted a new fee on imported goods Kmarkip this procedure has sparked mixed reactions among economists, investors and traders in the area of ​​its effect on the reduction of the entry of imported goods and high prices.

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