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Cutebwoy: Mid-January .. Iraq Applies The Electronic Payment System, Exporters And Importers

On December 31, 2020

The Independent / – The Iraqi government will start implementing the electronic payment system for exporters and importers, as of mid-January.

The director of the General Company for Iraqi Fairs and Commercial Services, Sarmad Taha Saeed, told the Iraqi News Agency “INA” that the company has signed a contract with the Central Bank regarding electronic payment, as it will be the middle of next month to implement the electronic payment system, which will allow exporters and importers to pay with any card Available.

He added that “attractive offers were made to the exporters, by giving 10% of the invoice value free of charge, in support of the Iraqi exporter, as our goal is not only to export, but to be the transfer in Iraqi banks, and to provide hard currency.”

He pointed out that “the Council of Ministers previously issued a decision to make the export absolute, but we were surprised to stop exporting most of the materials due to the existence of laws that contradict the decision.”

He explained that “when traders started exporting, they were surprised to stop exporting gravel, aluminum products, etc., as we must obtain sectoral approvals, after which export is allowed.

Mid-January .. Iraq Applies The Electronic Payment System, Exporters And Importers


Cutebwoy:  A deputy sets the date for approving the budget and calls for it to be approved immediately without government objection


The head of the Parliamentary Agriculture, Water and Marshes Committee, the representative of the Saeron Alliance, Salam Al-Shammari, set Friday a likely date for approving the 2021 budget within the House of Representatives, while calling for ratification as soon as it is approved without government objections.

Al-Shammari said, in a statement, that “all the political blocs are bent on approving a budget that meets the needs of the people without deducting percentages from the salaries of lower grades.”

He added, “The approval of the budget will not be delayed for long and will be approved during the current month or early next month at most.”

He stressed, “the importance of ratifying it as soon as its law is approved and without any governmental objections,” noting that “Parliament will legislate the budget according to the requirements of the reality of the country and its people.

A deputy sets the date for approving the budget and calls for it to be approved immediately without government objections


Tishwash:  An economic specialist warns of the escalation of poverty … and calls for attracting local and international expertise to draw up a budget that saves Iraq

The Baghdad Chamber of Commerce advisor, specialized in the administration and economy sector, Maha Al-Obeidi called for urgent measures to be taken to contain the escalation of poverty and unemployment.

And she demanded a statement by the Iraqi National News Agency ( NINA ) to take a series of correct decisions regarding investment, trade and support for the private sector, before the escalation of a wave of social crisis that leads to family problems, committing criminal crimes, and renewed protests and demonstrations with a stronger wave than what happened in October 2019.

Al-Obaidi warned of the current economic situation, in light of the incorrect decision of the Central Bank of Iraq to raise the exchange rate of the US dollar and the steps of the Ministry of Finance, which will be reflected in increasing poverty and unemployment rates from 30% to 60% and adding burdens to the income of the individual and the Iraqi family suffering from accumulated crises. .

Al-Obaidi pointed out: “The House of Representatives is facing a test by legislating the 2021 Budget Law in line with the economic conditions, and using expert advisory experts to draw up a correct budget, after the government held on to a wrong and serious position that affects the middle and crushed classes in the country.”

She indicated: “Iraqi and international capabilities are ready to prepare a better budget that achieves comprehensive development and balance the economy, and ends the corruption that destroyed the economy.”

The House of Representatives is scheduled to start the first reading of next year’s budget within the next few days, after the Council of Ministers sent it two days ago.  link


Mot:  The moral of the story? If you’re going to have a senior moment… ~~~~

An elderly Florida lady did her shopping and, upon returning to her car, found four males in the act of leaving with her vehicle.

She dropped her shopping bags and drew her handgun, proceeding to scream at the top of her lungs, “I have a gun, and I know how to use it! Get out of the car!”.

The four men didn’t wait for a second threat. They got out and ran like mad.

The lady, somewhat shaken, then proceeded to load her shopping bags into the back of the car and got into the driver’s seat. She was so shaken that she could not get her key into the ignition. She tried and tried, and then she realized why. It was for the same reason she had wondered why there was a football, a Frisbee and two 12-packs of beer in the front seat.

A few minutes later, she found her own car parked four or five spaces farther down. She loaded her bags into the car and drove to the police station to report her mistake.

The sergeant to whom she told the story couldn’t stop laughing. He pointed to the other end of the counter, where four pale men were reporting a car jacking by a mad, elderly woman described as white, less than five feet tall, glasses, curly white hair, and carrying a large handgun. No charges were filed.

The moral of the story? If you’re going to have a senior moment… make it memorable. You go girl……. only in FL.