Oct 6, 2001, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9031154
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Shariatmadari says liberalization, trade hampers Smuggling trade to barrier main the is Smuggling" -- IRNA 6, Oct Tehran, English-language the of edition Saturday the "liberalization, Shariatmadari Mohammad Minister Commerce quoted Daily' `Iran newspaper .Thursday on saying as Research Industries Food National the to visit a during Speaking import reasonable set to need the underlined minister the Center, way the pave and imports discourage tariffs high that adding tariffs, .smuggling for be also can tariffs low that noted Shariatmadari However, .production domestic harm they that in economy the to detrimental domestic of part because reasonable be should tariffs Import" .said he "imports, through met are needs coordinated of formulation the for called further minister The .smuggling curb to policies economic during commodities essential to as problems no be would There" profit high and liquidity of Shortage .years next and current the production domestic nagging problems major are facilities bank of rate .added he "units, been has association non-governmental a that revealed He .consumers support to established consumers' and interests national prioritize who Producers" for plaque commendation special a with awarded be will rights, .concluded he "consumers, supporting are groups political some that maintain economists Meanwhile, .businesses illegal other and goods of smuggling rampant the behind political and families influential by goods of smuggling The Iranian the by limelight the into brought been recently has groups .press annually market labor the entering people young 700,000 some With dire in is country the rate, unemployment percent 15 official an and .investments job-oriented of need the that claimed July, in Jalali, Kazem representative Majlis goods smuggled from annually billion two dlrs some loses country influential of connivance the through mainly country the enter which .organizations state inside individuals or groups .crisis national a into turning is phenomenon the that added He BG/LS End