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Iraqi Gov't Adds to List of Iran Import Ban

Iraqi Gov't Adds to List of Iran Import BanIraqi Gov't Adds to List of Iran Import Ban

In a surprise move, the federal government of Iraq has announced it will ban the import of juice and beverages as well as ice-cream and pastry from Iran as of June 1, citing a bid to support its domestic producers. 
This comes as Iran’s neighboring country had earlier enforced a ban on Iranian cement since April 21, according to a report by Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture. 
The Trade Promotion Organization of Iran has notified all Iranian exporters of the new measure in a letter sent to industries, mining and trade organizations and chambers of commerce of all Iranian provinces.

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