Tag Archives | General Customs Authority

Customs and Tax Automation Project completes Implementation Stages

By John Lee. Iraq's Minister of Finance, Taif Sami Mohammed, has held a meeting on the follow-up to the implementation of the automation project for customs and tax. The Minister said: "The completion of the automation project will contribute to the development of customs departments and improve their performance, by adopting a single window, modernizing […]

First Export of Iraqi Sulfur

By John Lee. Iraq's General Customs Authority has announced that Iraq has made its first export of sulfur (sulphur). The 4,540-ton shipment was sent by ship to India earlier this week. Sulfur is used in many applications including fertilisers and pharmaceuticals. (Source: Ministry of Finance)

Safwan Border Crossing Re-Opened

By John Lee. Iraq's General Customs Authority has announced the reopening of the Safwan/Abdali border crossing between Iraq and Kuwait. The crossing had previously been closed to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Designs were completed earlier this year for a redevelopment of the crossing. (Source: General Customs Authority)