Tag Archives: Pakistan Customs

FBR notifies transfer, postings of senior customs officers

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has notified transfers and postings of senior customs officers in BS-18 – 20 with immediate effect under further orders.

Customs stations to observe extended working hours on March 30, 31

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has announced that all customs stations will observe extended working hours on March 30, 31 for collection of duty and taxes.

Pakistan Customs makes biggest seizure of heroin powder at JIAP

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs has recovered 10 kilogram heroin powder from a couple, who was heading for Maldives via Dubai. The authorities further recovered 10-kg heroin on the identification of the couple. The customs authorities claimed that it is the biggest seizure.

FBR issues final reminders to customs officers in dual nationality declaration

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued final reminder to customs officials of BS-17 and above to submit declaration of dual nationality.

Pakistan customs includes valuation of household cameras

KARACHI: Directorate General of Customs Valuation has determined the values of cameras imported for general public consumption (non-professional). The directorate included all the major brands known globally including Sony, Nikon, Fuji Films, Canon and Samsung for determination of imported values to assess duty and taxes at clearance stage.

Pakistan imports mobile phones worth Rs40bn in six months

KARACHI: Pakistan has imported mobile phones worth Rs40 billion in the first half of fiscal year 2017/2018 showing the huge demand of cellular phones in the telecom industry.

Car imports increase sharply by 64.62pc in first half of FY18

KARACHI: The import of cars in completely build up (CBU) condition has increased by 64.62 percent during the first half of the current fiscal year despite the initiatives of the ministry of commerce to stop misuse of facility granted on imports under different schemes.

Sindh governor praises Pakistan customs for facilitating trade

KARACHI: The Governor of Sindh, Muhammad Zubair has praised the role of Pakistan Customs in facilitating trade and ensuring transparency.

FBR withdraws one percent additional duty on cotton import

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has withdrawn one percent additional customs duty imposed on cotton and cotton carded.

Ministry warns of biosecurity risks due to illegal imports of plant, plant machinery

KARACHI: Ministry of National Food Security and Research has pointed out illegal import of plant and plant material through green channel and said such lapses may result spread of biosecurity risk into Pakistan.