Tag Archives: Pakistan Customs

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has withdrawn one percent additional customs duty imposed on cotton and cotton carded.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

FBR notifies major reshuffle in Pakistan Customs Service; 32 officers of BS-19-20 transferred, posted


ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Monday announced major reshuffle in Pakistan Customs Service (PCS) and notified transfers and postings of 32 officers of BS-19 and 20 to be implemented with immediate effect.

Customs asked to take action against commercial imports of cars


ISLAMABAD: The ministry of commerce has asked customs authorities to take strict action against commercial importers of cars as there was no provision of commercial imports of cars under the law.

Procedure for duty, tax payment for imported cars announced


ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Commerce has announced procedure for payment of duty and taxes under import of cars under various schemes.

FBR starts consultations on setting up National Single Window for trade facilitation


ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has started consultations with stakeholders for establishing National Single Window (NSW) under the multilateral Trade Facilitation Agreement.