The imposition of tariffs on Jalizi products in Iran has made the future of trade with Eurasia unclear

Published Mar 19, 2023

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In an interview with ISNA, Shahla Amouri stated that the Ministry of Jihad and Agriculture in a notification to the Trade Development Organization of Iran has set very heavy duties for some Jalizi products, saying: Onion, watermelon, melon, melon and cantaloupe products have 100% export duty. . He continued: Potatoes and tomatoes are other products that are subject to 70% export duties, which will definitely affect the agricultural economy of Khuzestan. The Secretary of the Dialogue Council of the Government and the Private Sector of Khuzestan, pointing out that Iran is trying to develop its trade relations with the member countries of the Eurasian Union, said: agricultural products are the most important needs of the member countries of this union, which will be implemented with the notification of the Ministry of Jihad and Agriculture regarding the imposition of export duties. Jalizi products in 1402, the development of trade exchanges with Eurasia is faced with ambiguity.

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Amouri stated that the Ministry of Jihad and Agriculture has announced the purpose of imposing such duties is to reform the cultivation pattern and stated: The realization of such a program should be done through the promotion measures of this ministry and the determination of heavy export duties for such products except for the damage to the agricultural sector and commercial activities. The country will not follow any other result. Stating that the limitation of water resources in the country is undeniable, he clarified that the Ministry of Jihad and Agriculture should, in addition to promoting the appropriate cultivation model, provide a field for the development of foreign trade of manufactured products and pay serious attention to this issue. The Secretary of the Dialogue Council of the Government and the Private Sector of Khuzestan, referring to the opposition of the ...
Source: Isna
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