On: Tuesday 17/7/2012 1:08
confirmed member of the Finance Committee in the House of Representatives Majida al-Tamimi said its committee is determined to apply the law of the tariff during the current year, referring to host the Minister of Finance in the coming days to find out the reasons to wait.
said Tamimi said in press statements that the Tariff Act has been postponed twice during the current year by the federal government, noting that the first delay last February was the result of the lack of citizen awareness of how to apply in addition to relevant government institutions are not eligible to apply the law Vtm postponed to the end of last June.
She has been sent a book by the government to the House of Representatives calling for postponement again with the law without knowing the real reasons, stressing will be hosting the Minister of Finance and some government officials in the coming days in the House of Representatives, specifically in the two economic and financial explain why the patient as the law.
She pointed out: that Many citizens do not know how to implement the law, making there is a fear of its application, adding that customs duties will be imposed only on the materials necessary for the country and at the industrial goods that Iraq can output to activate the economic sectors Kalsnaaah and agriculture, because the domestic industry does not promote without a tariff.
reported : that Iraq is required to diversify its revenue and not to rely on oil to avoid global crises (as a downturn in oil prices the world or close the Strait of Hormuz) and this comes through the taking of customs duties and activating the economic sectors in the country.
The Ministry of Finance has announced in last March to set the first of June next date for the work-based tariff in Iraq after he was delayed twice, saying “This time no one can postpone the work system,” In the month of June the government announced the postponement of the application of the Tariff Act for the reasons described Balphenah ie not to create customs services of border law enforcement.