Reduction of import tariffs on beef
Reduction of import tariffs on beef, Deputy Minister of Commerce of the Ministry of Industry said: in order to adjust the price of meat, reduction of import tariffs to compensate for the supply deficit is on the agenda. Yadollah Sadeghi, Deputy Minister of Commerce of the Ministry of Industry, Mines and Trade, regarding the plan to reduce the import tariff on beef by 20%, said: “Since meat is one of the basic items needed by the people and its price increase trend fluctuates due to production problems.” For this reason, increasing the supply through imports is on the agenda to maintain the balance of the market. The market adjusted.
Referring to the establishment of a meat distribution network, the Deputy Minister of Commerce of the Ministry of Industry stated: In Tehran, a distribution network consisting of chain stores, all fruit and vegetable markets and about 100 guild units has been established in which hot mutton in plates and carcasses It is offered that due to the centrality of Tehran market, price adjustment will affect other provinces.
Sadeghi, stating that the price of distributed meat is according to the price system of the Consumer Protection Organization, said: “The average price of mutton offered in the distribution network of Tehran is 32 thousand tomans, which has adjusted the price in the meat market and has been welcomed by the people.” He added: “Considering this good experience in adjusting the price of mutton, since the trend of beef price is also relatively steep, the Ministry of Industry has proposed to reduce the tariff on imported beef to the Ministry of Jihad Agriculture.” If the Ministry agrees, the tariffs will be reduced in order to adjust the price.
In the end, the Deputy Minister of Commerce of the Ministry of Industry stated: The Ministry of Agriculture will review the demand and production of this project and if it agrees with it, the commission will discuss an executive regulation of the Import and Export Law and a decision will be made about it.