Oct 5, 2001, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9031052
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minister - liberalization trade to obstacle main Smuggling of way the on obstacle main the is Smuggling -- IRNA 5, Oct Tehran, Shariatmadari Mohammad Commerce of Minister said liberalization, trade .Thursday on the Center, Research Industries Food the to visit a During of import for tariff reasonable for need the underlined minister in lacklustre a causes tariff of rate high The" said, and products ".smuggling encourages and imports will imports on tariff low-rate a that warned also Shariatmadari be should tariff of rate the that adding production, domestic damage .needs domestic of part some meet to order in reasonable to policies economic country's of coordination for called He should policies the said minister commerce The .smuggling discourage .bootlegging from them scare to smugglers to out meted be the in goods basic the regarding problem no has country The .minister commerce the said years, next and current of interests high-rate and liquidity of lack to referred He manufacturing Iranian the problems main the as facilities banking .with grappling are units been has association nongovernmental a that said Shariatmadari who producers those adding consumers, the support to established will rights, consumers' and interests national to priority top give ."Consumers Supporting" of plaque receive and awarded be in involved are Iran in groups political several say Economist .businesses illegal and goods of smuggling extensive groups and families influential by goods of smuggling of issue The buzzword the and media Iranian in spotlight the to come recently have common a become has privileged the of offsprings the or "aqazadeh" .lexicon political Iranian in term each market labor the entering people young 700,000 some With needs urgently Iran percent, 15 about at unemployment and year .jobs create to investment productive in year each dollars billion two some loses Iran Meanwhile, or groups influential by imported mainly are which goods smuggled city central this from MP the organizations, state inside individuals .July in here said Jalali Kazem gangs and individuals by out carried is smuggling the of Much" said, he "organizations, state various in influential are which national a to turning of brink the on phenomenon, the that adding .Republic Islamic the threatening seriously was crisis, HJ/KK/AK End