ArmInfo.Armenia and Iran signed a memorandum on the exchange of information on the customs value of goods and vehicles transported across the borders of the two states. On behalf of Armenia, the document was signed by David Ananyan, Chairman of the State Revenue Committee of Armenia.
As the press office of the SRC reports, the Memorandum was developed in order to correctly determine the customs value of goods and vehicles transported between Armenia and Iran. Cooperation and mutual support will be implemented through the exchange of data on the customs value of goods, as well as the effective organization of customs control over goods crossing borders. The signing of the document will strengthen cooperation between the relevant structures of the two countries, which will have a positive impact on the identification of violations of customs rules and a more rapid and effective resolution of existing problems. To stimulate bilateral trade, more favorable conditions were created for combating evasion from customs duties, taxes and fees.
A bilateral meeting was also held with Iranian Minister of Economy and Finance Farhad Dejpasand, during which they discussed issues of mutual interest, outlined possible areas of cooperation. In particular, issues related to the increase in cargo and passenger traffic, as well as the reconstruction of the Meghri border crossing point with the support of UNDP were discussed. They also discussed the details of an international conference organized jointly by SRC and UNDP, which will discuss cross-border customs procedures, as well as transit and trade corridors through Armenia to Iran, the EU, the EAEU, China and India.