Deputy for Basra describes the application of the customs tariff as "pointless" and calls for the establishment of a commercial exchange zone



MP for the province of Basra Mazen Mezni, on Monday, the application of the customs tariff at this time as "pointless, and while noting Jbabh 25% of the amounts of customs tariff, called for the establishment of a commercial exchange zone to obtain these amounts.
And Mezni said in an interview with (long-Presse) that "the law of customs tariff applied to the central and southern governorates and did not apply to other provinces," noting that "in order to collect the amounts of customs tariffs erected Sitarat at the entrances of Baghdad, which has become a cause of corruption through the accumulation of thousands of trucks waiting the collection of amounts of customs tariffs. "
Mezni said that "the customs director talked about the collection of 25% of the customs tariff money," returned "the application of customs tariffs at this stage is not feasible because the country is in chaos."
The MP for the province of Basra to the "Building Trade like a free zone be by external checkpoints to maintain the Baghdad area," pointing out that "the state can under which to collect the money instead of trucks parked on the roadside to be near the checkpoints and cause demolition of roads as well as on being a theorist uncivilized".
The Iraqi Council of Ministers in the, he decided, (13 December 2015) the introduction of 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 Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, announced on Thursday the (6 August 2015), the postponement of the introduction of the new customs tariff, attributing this to ensure the readiness of the 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, 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 imported goods, the Ministry of Finance has adopted a new Kmarkip fees on imported goods. this action provoked mixed reactions among economists, investors and traders in the area of ​​impact on the reduction of the entry of imported goods and rising prices.