TEHRAN (Iran News) – Spokesman for the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) Seyyed Rouhollah Latifi on Sunday said that Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government, KRG, issued the license for resuming transit of goods from this region.
With the incessant follow-up of Consulate of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Erbil, Iraq’s KRG agreed to resume transit of cargoes including auto, construction and building materials, ironware, and industrial pipes under certain terms and conditions, he added.
Turning to the conditions of goods transit from Iraq’s KRG, Latifi stated, “paying a guarantee amounting to 25% of the total price of transited goods, having a certificate of origin, determining the needed time on customs bill and letter of representative for passing the transited goods [maximum 48 hours] are of the salient terms and conditions for discharging goods.”
Iran spokesman pointed out that any supervision on the transit of goods shall be borne by the Ministry of Interior, Security, and Customs Office of Iraq’s KRG.
The number of guarantees will be refunded after the exit of goods from the border of Iraq’s KRG as well as returning the agency’s bill, he said, adding, “
According to him, the order of goods transit from Iraq’s KRG has been enforceable since May 06.
- source : MNA, Irannews