EghtesadOnline: Boosting the domestic production is an issue to which the policies of the Economy of Resistance attach importance, a candidate for the forthcoming presidential election announced.
EghtesadOnline: About 80,000 tons of tea are brought into Iran every year, 30,000 tons of which are contraband, the head of Iran Tea Organization said.
EghtesadOnline: Smuggling has had a downtrend since Hassan Rouhani took office as Iran’s president in August 2013.
EghtesadOnline: Some $12-13 billion worth of goods are estimated to have been smuggled into the country over the past Iranian year (March 2016-17) down from $15.5 billion compared to the previous year, registering a 15-20% decrease, the Headquarters to Combat Smuggling of Goods and Foreign Exchange’s spokesman said.
EghtesadOnline: The High Council of Free Zones has given the nod to the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration to exercise customs controls and collect duties at ports of entry of free trade zones.
EghtesadOnline: The rate of smuggling is expected to decline by 20% from last year’s $15.5 billion and reach $12-13 billion this year, the spokesman of Headquarters for Combating Smuggling of Commodities and Foreign Exchange said.
EghtesadOnline: Some 90% of contraband household appliances have been confiscated from stores selling these products across the county, the head of Iran’s Home Appliances Association said.