• 9 December 2017 - 14:38
  • News Code: 78747

According to the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Report, the index of Iran's Customs climbed 10 places.

World Economic Forum's Global Comptitivness Report indicates that Iran's Customs Procedures Index has rose by 10 points, mirroring the remarkable development in Iran's Customs electronic infrastructure.

The result of obtaining such progress makes customs formalities, collection, payments and customs duties be in electronic way and also laws and regulations are implemented electronically.

Electronic-equipped Iran's Customs' tools, leads to transparency of process, plus all goods data and specifications are done and controlled systematically.

However the constant changes in commodities' tariff and foreign trade regulations which are done by issuing different circulars through Iran's Customs partners and imposing short-term limitations by policy-making organizations has hampered to show the real situation of Iran's Customs index in Global Comptitiveness Report.

It is worth mentioning that the World Economic Forum issues a report under "Global Competitiveness" in various countries annually and nations are given scores based on competitiveness index. There are 12 major factors for evaluating countries' competitiveness that the most significant elements are innovation, infrastructure and macroeconomy environment.

Iran's Global Comptitivness Index achieved 69th place out of 137 countries, increasing 7 points in 2017, while it ranked 76th in the previous year.


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