Nourlaw.com-Tehran- 22 November 2016- The Iran National Trading System (INTS) authority declared that as from today, importers of certain goods should first register preliminary applications with INTS (https://www.ntsw.ir/Default.aspx). The goods falling under the decree of INTS are those specified under the chapters 14,43,46,81,88,89,92 and 97 of the Export & Import Regulations Book. They are:
Chapter 14: Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included
Chapter 43: Fur skins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof
Chapter 46: Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork
Chapter 81: Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof
Chapter 88: Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof
Chapter 89: Ships, boats and floating structures
Chapter 92: Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles
Chapter 97: Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antique
In the decree it is stated that the applicants whose pro forma invoices also include goods under other chapters, should refer to sabtaresh.tpo.ir as before. The site is managed by a department which is part of the state-run Trade Promotion Organization of Iran and is charged with receiving and approving the applications for the import of goods.
INTS is a trade window which acts as an interface between Customs Single Window, Transport Single Window, Permits Single Window and Foreign Exchange Single Window. It functions for consolidation of cooperation between different government agencies and facilitating foreign trade through an integrated online system. INTS is connected to the Ministry of Industry, Mine & Trade and was formed in compliance with legislation such as the Electronic Trade Law, the Law of Sustainable Improvement of Business Environment, the Law of Combating Smuggling of Goods and Foreign Exchange, as well as a number of related governmental decrees.