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Free zones are connected to electronic customs

President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) says free zones will be connected to the electronic customs system with the aim of organizing imports.

(SHADA: TEHRAN) -- It was agreed that the customs electronic system should be connected to the free zones; therefore, goods that leave the free zones would certainly be registered in the customs system in order to identify the importer's identity and to evaluate them, Asgari stated.

He added that tariffs would be set and announced to the owner of the goods and the Free Zone Organization.

Saying that for commodities such as clothing that has a high sensitivity, some restrictions have been specified for each region, Asgari stated: Free zones are currently importing in the form of this quota and they cannot clear the goods more than that.

He also said that a new system has been launched to monitor the entrance of passengers in free-zone customs and added: No one can use free-zone exemptions more than once in a year.

In response to a question regarding the imported cars, he said: Entry of unregistered goods to customs and free zones is permitted by law.