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Duty Fees Cancelled at Iraqi Ports of Entry

Aswat al-Iraq reports that the Iraqi Ministry of Transport has decided to cancel land customs duties from sea ports of entry. The ports media director told the agency that Minister Hadi al-Ameri decided to cancel these customs in order to encourage merchants to transport their goods through Iraqi ports. Ports used to have land duty […]

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Iraq May Abolish Customs Charges on Syrian Goods

Iraq’s Finance Minister, Rafie al-Issawi (pictured), has discussed with a visiting Syrian delegation in Baghdad on Monday the issue of the abolition of customs charges on all Syrian goods entering Iraq, a Finance Ministry statement reported. “Issawi has received a high-level Syrian economic delegation, and both sides have discussed means for boosting economic and banking […]

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Adulterated Tea Seized by Iraqi Customs

The Customs Directorate of the Iraqi Finance Ministry announced that 11 vehicles were seized carrying 200 tons of tea mixed with wood shavings and sticks imported by an Iraqi trader through the Traibil [Tirbil, Tarbiel] border crossing (pictured). The Director-General of the Customs Directorate Nawfal Khalil told AKnews that the Directorate has opened an investigation […]