Iraq's Current Tariff Laws News

Council Maysan stop the introduction of the new tariff
Saturday 23 May 2015 15:39
Alsumaria News / Maysan
Deputy Chairman of the Board of Maysan province, Jawad al-Rahim al-Saadi, Saturday, for suspension of the operation of new tariff and work the old tariff with effect from tomorrow, attributing the cause to as "weigh" the shoulders of the citizen, while explained that the work that will continue until the end of next June and then look to the subject.

Saadi said in an interview with Alsumaria's News, "after the unremitting efforts by the Board of Maysan province and contact manager southern region Ahmed Nouri resulted efforts obtaining approval and wait to operate the new tariff because they burden the citizen", adding that "most of the goods and construction materials imported from the Iranian side ".
He said al-Saadi "Customs Directorate told us, today, to work the old tariff start from tomorrow, until June 30, and then consider the subject," expressing his hope that "the work force remains the old tariff."

The House of Representatives voted in principle, Thursday (7 May 2015), to wait in the application of the tariff law, and the decision to provide for the final recommendations to solve the problem of self-funded companies.
The Ministry of Finance issued earlier decision imposes on the central and southern regions of Iraq commitment to the fulfillment of the tariff with the exception of northern Iraq.
Calls for the application of the customs tariff law by land, sea and air

News Source: Ali Abd al-Salman

May 23, 2015 6:47

Economic expert called "Thunder Twigg" to apply the law of customs tariff unified federal land, sea and air until there not be a discrepancy or a big gap in the cost of imports between port and another

He said in a press statement that the imposition of customs tariff is in all countries, either for the purpose of funding or Ahmaia national industry Awalatnin together and we are in Iraq may be targets for the financing of the budget

He urged the imposition of customs tariff upward gradually, not immediately, and qualitatively, not quantitatively according to the needs of the country and in a planned and desirable for different commodities reverse what is in the structure-free imports as in the scheme.

He expressed the hope that the customs tariff law comprehensive, not geographically, and then requires taking into account is another thing is that there is a tax imposed by the central bank on the exit of funds that will be of import by the private sector (5% Ktarevh Kmarkip and 3% tax on income), a and most importantly the fittest, which will create some sort of tax Alazduah.

He said that the high customs tariff rate will lead to inflationary pressures for some commodities which has no local alternatives.

Mawla calls to wait to activate the law of customs tariff
 May 7, 2015 10:46
Haider Mawla

(Independent) ... MP for Maysan province Haider Star Mawla, Thursday, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari to wait to activate the exception of customs tariffs and border port of gray hair in it Maysan law.

Mawla said in a statement received by the (independent) that "the law of customs tariff for the year 2010 this law imposes a levy on all Kmarkip imported materials entering Iraq, but has not done since a vote in the House of Representatives until now."

He added that "we are surprised to activate the law by the Ministry of Finance in light of the difficult conditions experienced by the Iraqi people, especially sons of the south", adding that "the decision was carried out in the southern provinces only and not in all the provinces of the country."

Mawla said that "the decision led to the obscene rise in food prices to the fact that most of the material interference from the outside and this leads to load the burden of the citizen under the difficult living conditions experienced by Iraq."

And the MP for the province of Maysan that "the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari to wait in the customs tariff and activate the exception Maysan province from the fact that the law of the border port of gray hair in the province newly opened and covers the need of her sons only."

The new Mawla his call for Ebadi to stop this resolution, in fulfillment of the sacrifices of the South sons and the sons of Maysan, in particular, until the improved situation of living of citizens and provide a suitable ground in the agricultural and industrial side so that the citizen can dispense with import these materials. (End) / P