Iran prioritize clearance of strategic goods from Customs

Business Materials 19 January 2021 05:01 (UTC +04:00)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 19


Iran's Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade has obliged the Customs of the Islamic Republic of Iran to prevent keeping of strategic goods in ports, Trend reports citing IRNA.

The above decision was based on the report of the Livestock Support Company regarding the abandonment of basic goods including soybean meal, corn, barley, red meat and chicken in the northern ports of Iran.

"Those items were stuck in customs due to COVID-19 related restrictions, delays in the supply and transfer of foreign currency and failure to receive documents on time," the Ministry said.

Accordingly, the customs of the Islamic Republic of Iran was obliged to prevent the abandonment of the mentioned goods in the ports in order to provide the essential need of the country.