CHAPTER TWO: Proactive Interaction with the Global Economy
To renovate and streamline trade, to increase the country's stake in the international trade, to export non-oil goods and services, to promote competitiveness of the country's exportable goods in the international market, and to proliferate application of technology in the economy, commerce and trade within the framework of the country's national commerce document, government is bound to:
A.Take measure to mobilize and equip the country's entry and exit ports and terminals, develop secured, free and rapid transit and passage of all goods and services at competitive fares
B.Take measures to target and regulate subsidies and export licenses within the framework of direct and indirect protections.
C.Take measure to increase capital of the Export Guarantee Fund as well as providing for the differentials of the credit rates and expansion of insurance coverage in the target countries for export
of goods and services particularly technical and engineering services.
D.Levying any tax or tariff for the export of non-oil goods and services are prohibited during the plan. Government is authorized,in order to preserve resources and their optimum use, levy and collect special tariffs on export of unprocessed raw material. The High Council of Export is charged with the responsibility of determining these cases. Amount of the tariff will be proposed jointly by the Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance, Ministry of Industry and Mine, and Ministry of Agriculture Jihad, and approved by the Council of Ministers.
Note: Export of goods and services is exempted from any permit except the compulsory standards and the customary certifications in the international trade (as requested by the buyers).
E.Create trade balance with the counterpart countries and economic blocks, in such a way as to increase the share of the non-oil export as a percentage of the total export of the country from twenty three and one-tenth percent (23.1%) in 2003 to thirty three and six-tenth
percent (33.6%) in the year 2009.
F.To set in order the border markets and border exchange and commodity swap through reforming the executive system, devising criteria for their formation and the administrative procedures.