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Maku Free Zone Becomes the Distribution Hub of Live Livestock Imported From Europe

Maku Free Zone Becomes the Distribution Hub of Live Livestock Imported From Europe

Deputy of Health and Prevention of the Veterinary Organization said plans for importing livestock and livestock feed from Turkey and Europe through Maku Free Zone are being carried out to supply the meat needed by the country.

In a meeting Gholamreza Soleimani, Managing Director of Muko Free Zone Organization, with the Deputy of Health and Prevention of the Veterinary Organization, issues related to the importation of livestock, meat and livestock feed from Bazargan and Poldasht border were discussed.

Considering the potentials of the Bazargan border, the program of importing livestock from Turkey into the zone is intended to reduce potential risks.

Managing director of Maku Free Zone Organization said some steps were taken to facilitate trade in Maku Free Zone, specially in transit and transportation, as well as preparing infrastructure for importing livestock and meat including refrigerated warehouses.

It was stated that, given that 98% of veterinary medicines are produced in the country, it is possible to eliminate some of the producers' problems using the capacities of Maku Free Zone, including tax exemptions and being neighbor with European countries.

Gholamreza Soleimani pointed out that by investment of veterinary medicine manufacturing companies in Maku Free Zone, it is possible to solve a large part of problems by exploiting the advantages and legal incentives of this zone to import the raw materials needed for this industry and export manufactured products to the neighboring countries.

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