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Customs Duty to Be Imposed on Date Exports from Iran

Customs Duty to Be Imposed on Date Exports from IranCustoms Duty to Be Imposed on Date Exports from Iran

Exports of dates will be subject to customs duty from April 3 to May 20, Hamid Zadboum, the head of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran, announced in a letter to the National Association of Iranian Dates. 
The rate of the duty will be announced in the near future, he added. 
The measure is aimed at regulating the domestic market during the holy month of Ramadan and preventing a probable price increase in the domestic market, as consumption increases during the month since dates are a typical staple of Muslims ending their daily fasts.  

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