businessmen accused of "influential points" to block the implementation of the tariff
Deputy for Iraqi businessmen accused of "influential points" to block the implementation of the tariff law
13/07/2012 PM - 12:41 PM | Hits: 29
Accused the MP for the existing Iraqi province of Diyala Nahida Daini, Friday, businessmen "and the domestic destinations influential" work to prevent the implementation of the tariff law in the country, and in believing that what is happening is a "conspiracy with an economic dimension," called for the implementation of the law in the coming period.
Said Nahida Daini in an interview for "Alsumaria News" "The tariff law of the important laws that contribute to the reform of the economic situation in general in Iraq," noting that "the impact of this law will be reflected in a positive aspects of several most important achievement of financial returns to the public treasury and to contribute to the prevention of the entry of non-conforming to the principle of industrial quality. "
Daini accused the businessmen and influential domestic destinations to "work to prevent the adoption of tariff law in the country to achieve material gains at the expense of the public interest," arguing that "what is happening is a plot with an economic dimension is reflected negative impact on several sectors."
Daini and called to the necessity "Implementation of the tariff law in the coming period and not to postpone it, the fact that it would hurt the national economy."
The Cabinet decided, in the 27 June 2012, postponing the implementation of tariff law, so check the conditions of its application.
He was a member of the Committee of Economy and investment representative Abdul Salam al-Maliki called on 24 May 2012, the government postponed the work tariff and to find alternatives for the protection of national industry and local communities, expressing fears that the result applied to the resort importers to enter their goods for local markets through border ports in the Kurdistan region, which will lead to the loss of other provinces benefiting from the funds they receive from the entry of goods across its outlets.
He also announced the Iraqi Finance Minister Rafie al-Issawi, in (18 March 2012), for identifying the first of June as the date of the tariff system work in Iraq after being postponed twice, he did not work the possibility of postponing it again.
Iraq was imposing customs duties on goods before the year 2003, according to Law 77 of 1955, before he stops it with the entry of U.S. forces to its lands to issue a civil administrator in Iraq Paul Bremer, the fee value of five percent on goods entering Iraq, known then charges the reconstruction of Iraq .
She stressed the value in (January 2010), applied to the new tariff law No. 22 for 2010 by up to 20 percent, to works by early March of that year.
The Ministry of Finance of Iraq in August of 2011, the postponement of the labor law of the tariff until 2012 because of the absence of the current mechanisms of action and high commodity prices in the Iraqi market.
And gives the Tariff Act of the Council of Ministers upon the request of the Minister of Finance amend the customs duty provided for in the schedules of tariff rates of customs duties and agricultural products attached to this law in urgent circumstances to the need for economic and monetary actions require protection or treatment.
The former House of Representatives approved the tariff law earlier in the year 2010, and was the most prominent justification for the issuance of this law according to a statement of the Council of Ministers, is to set tariffs in line with the reform of the Iraqi economy and the amendments of the many that have occurred in the law, the law provides for the imposition of customs duties on goods imported is contained in the table of tariffs tariffs by no more than (20%) of its value, confirming that the samples and models that are not of commercial value exempted from customs duties, and took into account the law in the application of its provisions, the facilities afforded by the Investment Law No. 13 of 2006, as amended on goods imported for investment projects exclusively, and comes with a view to attract the maximum amount of investment companies and businessmen to work in Iraq.