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Smuggling from Argentina is increasing, alerted a Colorado Party deputy

Smuggling from Argentina is increasing, alerted a Colorado Party deputy
September 6, 2023 – 16:29

Nibia Reisch, national representative for Cologne, seeks to meet with President Lacalle Pou to warn him about the situation.

Photo: National Customs Directorate

The deputy of Colorado Party (pc), Nibia Reichnational representative for Colognewarned about the increase in merchandise smuggled from Argentina in his department, and requested a meeting with the president Luis Lacalle Pou to alert you to the situation.

Reisch assured today at a press conference that “vans and trucks are being verified that are loading with merchandise from Argentina and they are being marketed in our country”, meaning this “unfair competition for the merchants themselves (in the border departments) who pay taxes bps, DGIand all other services.

The legislator for Cologne assured that local merchants “are making the first steps to be able to stay on their feet with this exchange difference“, so he transferred his concern to the national director of Customs (Jaime Borgiani), and requested a meeting with the president Luis Lacalle Pou.

“Although economic measures cannot be taken to patch up the situation of the exchange difference with Argentinawe understand that there must be better controls,” said the red deputy.

Likewise, he indicated that what was found includes localities in the eastern part of the department of Colonia, but he will also contact the shopping centers in the west and in the city of Colonia.

“I don’t know if it is happening in other departments, I can speak from the evidence that we have,” said the legislator, who slipped that they are experiencing the situation “with concern.”

Pablo Mieres assured that the people of the coast “are shooting themselves in the foot” when buying in Argentina

The minister of Work and Social Security (MTSS), Paul Mieresassured that the people of the coast who do their shopping in Argentina “He’s shooting himself in the foot.”

The minister’s words suggest that the flow of purchases due to the price gap between Uruguay and the neighboring country is directly affecting trade and jobs for the inhabitants of the coastal departments.

Source: Ambito

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