Government calls for postponement of the tariff for two more years

Baghdad (news) .. Revealed by the Economic Commission deputy / coalition in Iraq / Nora Salem Albjara, about the intention of the federal government to implement the Tariff Act after two years from now, criticizing the decision as to Aasb the interests of the national economy.

said Albjara (of the Agency news) said on Thursday that the federal government demanded House of Representatives agreeing to postpone the application of the Tariff Act for two years two more on the pretext that they are not qualified to implement the law and needs to be enough time for its implementation, stressing that this decision will hurt the national economy by keeping Rieia dependent on oil. She added that most members of the Economic Commission representative objected to the decision to postpone it does not hurt the interests of the economy, because it is a law in support of the domestic product and make it a competitor of the product of foreign,

while there are some lawmakers who support the postponement for reasons described Balphenah. said: that the Committee on the economy of parliamentary held a special conference attended by dignitaries from the government to discuss the reasons for postponing the implementation of the Tariff Act to two additional years , although the law has been postponed more than once.

It is noteworthy that the Ministry of Finance had already identified in the February 16, 2012 the first of June as the date for the direct tariff for all goods entering Iraq to support the production, industry, local agriculture and the reduction of dumping poor, while the Council of Ministers its session of (22) last June the House of Representatives to postpone the application of the Tariff Act until the completion of procedures, tools and means of application of the law provides that the Ministry of Finance practical reasons and technical unjustified to wait and the time limit is required to postpone the application of the law.