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Iranian Date Exporters Slam New Tariff Increase

As per the new directive of Market Regulation Headquarters, date exporters are required to pay tariffs for shipments ranging from 50,000 to 80,000 rials (37-59 cents) per kilogram or 30% of the rial value of the product depending on the type of dates
Iranian Date Exporters Slam New Tariff Increase Iranian Date Exporters Slam New Tariff Increase

The latest hike in date export tariffs will hurt producers the most and run counter to the goal set for the country’s economy this year, i.e. encouraging production, the deputy head of Iranian Exporters Association said. 
“Now that oil exports are facing serious hurdles due to US sanctions, I wonder why policymakers are creating major trade barriers in the way of non-oil exports,” Mohammad Reza Farshchian added.
As per the new directive of Market Regulation Headquarters, date exporters are required to pay tariffs on shipments ranging from 50,000 to 80,000 rials (37-59 cents) per kilogram or 30% of the rial value of the product, depending on the type of dates. 

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