• 1 November 2020 - 17:10
  • News Code: 119286

The President said: Slowness or inconsistency in the clearance of essential goods is not acceptable at all

IBENA-Dr. Hassan Rouhani, President, at the one hundred and seventy-eighth meeting of the Government Economic Coordination Headquarters, on Sunday after presenting a report on measures taken for faster clearance of basic goods and raw materials of factories from customs, stressed that the decisions taken In the economic headquarters of the government, in order to use export currency and applicant currency to supply the necessary goods and the imported needs of production units, it must be fully and quickly implemented, and any slowness or inconsistency in this regard is not acceptable at all.
Referring to the improving situation of foreign exchange resources and positive movement of country's production and exports and strengthening of foreign relations while implementing decisions to facilitate imports and exports, the President hoped that foreign exchange, capital and commodity markets would return to stability.
He instructed Ministries of Industry Mining and Trade (IMT) and Ministry of Economy and Finance, and Agriculture to remove obstacles to clearance of these goods as soon as possible, and called on Central Bank to cooperate. Emphasizing that providing livelihood for our society is the first concern of the government and the system, Dr. Rouhani said: "Most of people's food is sufficiently produced domestically, so inconsistencies in distribution of these goods should not cause price instability and they cause problems for people.
The President clarified: The recent fluctuations in some basic items such as red meat are due to some inconsistencies in supply and distribution network, and such problems should be resolved as soon as possible by IMT Ministry and Jihad-e-Agriculture. Other related agencies are also required to coordinate and cooperate with IMT Ministry in regulating market.


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