National production requires real government support
Saturday 21st December 2019 80
Baghdad: the morning
Specialists in economic affairs called for the necessity of activating the central markets to offer Iraqi products at subsidized prices to citizens, as well as supplying the ration card with various materials from local products in support of the national product,
pointing out that supporting the national product requires government measures similar to the national campaigns launched in the peaceful demonstration arenas And social media.
Member of the Parliamentary Committee on Economy and Investment Nada Shaker said in an interview with "Al-Sabah": "The national campaigns that arise in the demonstration squares and the other carried out by a number of youth and civil activists in social networking sites by promoting national products will support the specific local product by encouraging producers to increase their production."
Then it will create great job opportunities for the unemployed."
Revive the economy
She added, "Although the current Iraqi industry is limited primarily to the agricultural sector and the manufacture of dairy products,
the Iraqi products are very good and desirable locally, even at the level of countries in the region, as Iraq was exporting its products from milk and others to the Gulf countries and some countries of the region,
as well as it is better Among the imported products, as the latter carry chemical preservatives, calling for continuing these campaigns to revive the Iraqi economy."
She pointed out that the government should have a role in supporting the national product by activating the central markets to be a popular market for local products as it was in the past.
For his part, economic specialist Hazem Hadi said in an interview with "Al-Sabah": "The national campaigns to support the local product alone are not sufficient to advance the Iraqi industry,
but rather that there are governmental and official measures that encourage the national product by activating the customs tariff and imposing fees on imported goods.",
And direct support for local products through the clarity of the laboratory's recipe for the product so that its components are clear to the consumer."
He pointed out that "the price of the dollar to import raw materials must be subsidized and reduced to encourage industrialists to re-operate their discontinued laboratories, as well as to provide concessional loans and bank facilities so that the interest rate is low."
Hadi pointed out that "the Iraqi central markets have been neglected since 2003 until now,
and it must be revived, especially after these large campaigns to support the national product because it will be a tool for the disposal of the local product by displaying products and selling them at acceptable prices to citizens, and also can supply the ration card with materials A variety of local products, whether agricultural or industrial, in order to also be a tool to support the local product and encourage producers to advance the Iraqi industry."
He stressed that "every company will have an organized business plan on the basis of which the company strategy and what is the value of the company's products to the consumer and market analysis, competitiveness and financial projects required to qualify and classify workers and the risks and opportunities they face,
especially that the industrial reality is stalled by more than 95 percent in both the public and private sectors, Despite the total solutions and proposals submitted and submitted by experts of economic affairs and interested parties, as well as the owners of discontinued industrial crafts.