Iraq's Custom Tariffs law of 2010 & More

04/28/2015 (00:01 pm)

Parliamentary Finance: customs tariff will apply "despite objections"

BAGHDAD / Amer Mohi

Confirmed in a parliamentary finance committee member, on Monday, that the reactivation of the customs tariff law will be applied "in spite of the objections," stressing that the Iraqi economy will not rise, but the existence of the tax system, as demanded Baghdad Chamber of Commerce to "transparency" in dealing with goods entering to the country.

A member of the parliamentary finance committee pros Hamadoun told the "term" that "the Iraqi economy will not rise, but when you apply the tax and customs tariff system", adding that "the state has the right proportion of the money taken at the entry of goods into the country."
She said Hamadoun by saying that "the application of the customs tariff system will be after the completion of the problems related to the budget, because the Council of Ministers announced its rejection of some of the budget concerning the financial terms of things."
She stressed that "the customs tariff law applies to everyone without discrimination, despite objections to its application", claim to "impose customs tariffs on goods similar to Bbakh countries of the world."
She explained that "the application of the tariff system contributes not to import some materials that can be produced locally."
For his part, Board of Directors of the Baghdad Chamber of Commerce member Maitham Yasiri told the "term" that "the application of customs tariffs positively affect the Iraqi economy in the event of work has been done transparently and according to clear mechanisms at border crossing points."
The Yasiri that "the customs tariff is part of the negotiation of the WTO entry requirements wto," pointing out that "the lack of central government control over the border crossings will lead to an increase in the utilization of administrative corruption and the corrupt."
He noted that "the situation of the Iraqi citizen does not qualify for the application of the customs tariff because it would lead to increased prices and will be adding new costs to the consumer."
"The rules and regulations and tariff does not proceed from the reality of the market and the need and the product of devising a realistic state of the economy, but is ready templates apply to stable economies," explaining that "these regulations study and regulations had been in times of radically different from the current economy after the war on Daash low oil prices and the budget deficit, causing disorder and lack of balance in the downright physical and practical details. " The Council of Ministers announced on Tuesday (February 3, 2015), agreed to the inclusion of imported goods and materials which are found those with Iraqi companies customs tariff law, and while pointing to the formation of a ministerial committee to prepare a draft to amend the provincial Law No. (21) as amended and stop all actions of Before the provinces until the ratification of the amendments, confirmed the allocation of 500 million dinars to Erbil Club to participate in the Asian Clubs Championship.
The council said in a statement received (range Press), a copy of "The Board Product counterparts to the Iraqi public and the mixed and private companies all endorsed the recommendation of the Committee on Economic Affairs on the inclusion of goods and materials imported all customs tariff number Law (22) for the year 2010".
The Council pointed to "the formation of a ministerial committee headed by the Prime Minister or his nominee for the preparation of a draft to amend the provincial councils Law No. (21) the rate of ministries covered by the law is to stop all actions by the provinces until the ratification of the amendments Under the vote in the Council of Ministers to withdraw the appeal provincial councils Law No. (21) of the amended Federal Court. "
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 and by raising the prices of imported goods, so the customs tariff encourage local industries to increase production, and forced citizens to pay higher prices if they wish Goods imported, the Ministry of Finance has adopted a new Kmarkip fees on imported goods. This move sparked mixed reactions among economists, investors and traders in the area of ​​its effect on reducing the entry of imported goods and high prices.
The Ministry of Finance announced on December 30, 2014, that the imposition of customs duties on imported goods will be starting from 2014, and by no more than 20% of their value, indicating that the fees will be imposed in all border crossing points, including the Kurdistan region.
The Cabinet decided, in (January 7, 2014), modified its previous decision and implementation of the tariff in stages, and between that would not include food, clothing and construction, agricultural supplies and materials related to domestic industries.




Central Bank: Calculation of customs ratios mechanism

It was agreed to determine the customs at the level of each article descent to avoid the integration of some high levels with low ratios, especially of essential commodities.

BAGHDAD / Obelisk: Central Bank held an urgent meeting with specialists in the General Administration of Customs and the tax is calculated on the customs tariff trusts established in the law attributed to him, while the ratios were determined at the level of each article in order to avoid the integration of some high levels with the low.

The bank said in a statement, seen by the "Obelisk", on Friday, "The central bank held an urgent meeting with specialists in the General Administration of Customs, as well as taxes for clarification about the calculation of customs trusts established in the tariff and the amount currently Banking Law attributed to him."

He said the bank "was determined ratios at the level of each article in order to avoid the integration of some high levels with low ratios, especially of essential commodities," he said, adding that it "will act in accordance with it by the banks."




Customs tariff law

09/11/2011 - 9.01

  Issued by the Presidency Council, Thursday, 11-2-2010, the customs tariff law .
The following is the text of the law :

"On behalf of the people
The Presidency Council
Based on what passed the House of Representatives in accordance with the provisions of sub-section (I) of Article (61 ) And to move the legal limit set forth in paragraph (a) of item (v) of Article 138 of the Constitution .
Issued the following law :

No. (12) for the year 2010
Customs tariff
Article 1 - First: to set Alkmarki fees on imported goods according to the rates set forth in the schedules of tariff of customs duties and agricultural calendar attached to this law .
Second: means (tariff schedules of customs duties and agricultural calendar ) For the purposes of this Act the table that contains sub-items and symbols and digital sections and chapters, notes, and sub-items according to the Globally Harmonized System of the World Customs Organization .
Third: The tariff schedules of customs duties and agricultural calendar is an integral part of this Law
Article 2 - First: The Council of Ministers at the request of the Federal Minister of Finance modify the graphic Alkmarki provided for in the tariff schedule of customs duties and agricultural calendar attached to this law in cases of emergency need for economic and monetary require protection measures or reciprocity .
Second: كمركي charge shall be levied on imported goods not included in the tariff table of customs duties by not more than 20% of its value and the Council of Ministers upon the proposal of the Federal Minister of Finance amend this percentage for the same reasons mentioned in item - first -.
Third: The increase temporarily drawing Alkmarki procedures and still if the demise of its causes .
Article 3 - First: do not meet the separate charges on the blood and on the covers, except for what comes :
If stated in the customs tariff schedules attached to this law otherwise .
If the blood and on the covers do not make up containers of imported goods and their covers routine was the type who can promise a commodity business .
Second: The added value of the vessel and on the covers under separate fee on the value of their contents, if that fee equal to the fee imposed on the content or less of it and meet them draw كمركي and one .
Article 4 - First: exempt from drawing contained Alkmarki samples and models that are not commercially valuable .
Second: - A - exempt goods imported by E-mail limits set instructions issued by the Federal Minister of Finance .
B - does not apply to the provision of paragraph (a) of this item on consignment split into parts which are intended fragmentation rid of payment Alkmarki fee .
Article 5 - taken into account in applying the provisions of this law, the facilities granted under the Investment Law No. 13 of 2006, as amended on goods imported for the purposes of investment projects exclusively .
Article 6 - First: The Minister of Finance in coordination with the relevant instructions to organize the change of the material suitable for human consumption to raw materials for industrial purposes and unfit for human consumption that asks the importer changed .
Second: Reduces the chart contained Alkmarki the marauding materials set forth in item (i) of this Article by (7/8) seven-eighths of the amount to be paid before the change that accompanied by a certificate issued by the concerned authorities .
Article 7 - remain in force restrictions and prohibitions imposed on certain imports or exports under the Customs Act No. 23 of 1984, as amended, or any other law, unless it had been canceled before the entry into force of this law .
Article 8 - Apply the rule of the door (xv) of the Customs Law No. (23) for the year 1984 for violation of the provisions of articles (1) and (3) and (4) and paragraph (b) of item (II ) Of Article (5) and item (ii) of Article (6) of the Act .
Article 9 - First: The customs tariff Law No. (77) for the year 1955 . Ordered the Coalition Provisional Authority (dissolved) No. (54) for the year 2004 (the liberalization of trade policy for the year 2004) and the Coalition Provisional Authority Order (dissolved) No. 38 for the year 2003 tax reconstruction of Iraq and its amendments .
Second: does not work any law or instructions or regulations inconsistent with the provisions of this law .
Article -10 - The Minister of Finance shall issue instructions to facilitate the implementation of the provisions of this law .
Article 11 - This law shall be three months after the date of its publication in the Official Gazette .

For the purpose of tariff كمركية in line with the reform of the Iraqi economy and the many amendments made ​​to the law .
Initiated this law "