2012-03-19متابعة ـ الصباح الجديد Follow-up 3/19/2012 New Morning
Student member of the parliamentary economic committee Hussein Almrobei Council of Ministers to create the basic introductions to activate the customs tariff law No. 22 of 2010.
Almrobei said in a press release «that the economic process of staff such as industry, agriculture and other institutions need to support laws to protect the national product through the customs tariff law on foreign goods».
He Almrobei «that the customs tariff is an important anti Products harmful to health such as cigarettes, alcohol, etc., in addition to support for the fiscal revenues of the budget and the protection of the national product», pointing out that the law of customs tariff should not include food products, pharmaceutical and materials necessary for the citizens.
He said «that the law, if the appropriate items included, will contribute to the operation of factories in the private and public sectors and solve the problem of unemployment, due to be submitted by the support of the local product who has been missing since the year 2003».
He Almrobei that «the law of customs tariff No. 22 of 2010, was suspended and traced back to the Council of Ministers in order to provide an integrated study and solve problems which raised about the high prices on the purchasing power and the preparation of the infrastructure of the factories in order to fill the gap and capacity building controls to prevent corruption and smuggling».
The Economic Commission representative, Monday, the activation of a law tariff will provide revenue of financially additional to the state treasury could be invested in the revitalization of agricultural and industrial sectors, while Asher Economists futility of activating the law that will carry with it the negative, stressing that the protection of the Iraqi economy is not over increase taxes.
The Ministry of Finance announced it had decided to activate the tariff law in Iraq next June, after postponing the implementation of the law to two consecutive terms.
The Ministry of Finance decided last September to stop the introduction of tariffs until this year due to higher commodity prices, high price in the country.
The Ministry of Finance has postponed on 16 February, a law tariff for an unspecified time because of some obstacles faced by the law and the mechanisms of action.
The decision of the parliamentary economic committee Mahma Khalil told the Kurdish news agency, said that «the Ministry of Commerce and Commercial Control monitors Astaqraralsouk Iraq even after the application of tariff law, we are activating the law which will provide additional financial revenue to the state treasury».
He explained that the decision of the Economic Commission «There are four laws began in the previous parliamentary session which is the law of consumer protection and product protection of Iraq and prevent monopoly and tariff laws, and this is the full cycle of economic life».
In response to a fear of rising prices in the Iraqi market after the imposition of taxes on importers in accordance with the tariff law explained the Commission's decision that «the fragmentation of the fear comes from the need to go the money collected from the application of law to the compensation fund for farmers, farmers and industrialists Iraqis in order to be revenue available supplies for their work in the agricultural and industrial production ».
He also «it must be there to support the local product and that the State shall distribute industrial and agricultural supplies in accordance with the regulations and at subsidized prices so that there is encouragement for the local product». He said.
For his part, said the economist Majid picture, that «the purpose of the imposition of customs duties is not known until now if it is intended to provide resources to balance the question the other hand do we need this money the few and trivial compared with the financial possibilities of the enormous of Iraq, and if the goal is the protection of industrial and agricultural It is not local in this way is to provide protection for the Iraqi economy ».
Image is clear that «the industry and agriculture protected by providing possibilities for its functioning and the most important electricity and exemption from taxes and labor restrictions, control and license».
He said the picture saying «if the goal is to impose tariffs to protect the Iraqi economy will not be protected because it will lead to increased cost to the Iraqi consumer, tax is a fee indirectly are downloadable on importers and this is reflected in the Iraqi consumer and thus will lead to increased prices and the way they want say that the Iraqi industry requires high costs ».
Image stressed that «the development of industry and agriculture should not be at the expense of the citizen, but must be programmed to provide huge potential for the purpose of reducing the cost to producers».
The Law on Customs Tariff on the repeal of the tariff number (77) for the year 1955, and ordered the Coalition Provisional Authority (dissolved) No. (54) for the year 2004 (the policy of trade liberalization of 2004), and ordered the CPA No. 38 of 2003 (Tax reconstruction of Iraq and its amendments) , and stressed that the law does not work, or any instructions or regulations conflict with the provisions of this law.
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