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Customs earns Rs12817.94m all duty taxes during nine months


ISLAMABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar (MCCP) collected Rs12817.94million all duty taxes during eight and a half months (July to 15th March) Financial Year 2016-17. The MCCP collected Rs15346.13million during same period of corresponding year2015-16. The Peshawar Collectorate generated Rs4844.88million Customs Duty (CD) during above said period whereas the collectorate did Rs5522.49million during same period of corresponding year of 2015-16 ... Read More »

Smuggled goods & vehicles valued Rs10.30m impounded


ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) of Islamabad impounded various smuggled goods and vehicles worth Rs10.30million during 11 to 17th of March FY2016-17. The Car Cell of ASO impounded two Non-Customs Duty Paid (NDP) vehicles valued Rs06million during above said period whereas the ASO seized two offending vehicles (vehicles carrying smuggled goods) worth Rs2.300million. During said period, the ASO confiscated 900 ... Read More »

Dry port generates Rs123m CD against target of Rs275m during 1st to 15th of March


ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Dry Port collected Rs122.614million Customs Duty (CD) during 1st to 15th of March FY2016-17. The dry port was assigned revenue target for March FY16-17 with an amount of Rs275.00million. During same period of corresponding year 15-16, the dry port collected Rs193.958million. According to Amanat Khan, Assistant Collector Dry Port Islamabad, during initial 15 days of March FY2016-17, ... Read More »

FBR revises Customs Duty target with Rs28b


ISLAMABAD: The FBR has revised the Customs Duty (CD) target with an amount of Rs28billion. In this regard, the FBR has distributed revised CD target amongst all the 14th Model Customs Collectorates working all over the country. The CD mostly remained on track in the first eight months, so it was decided to revise the upward customs target with the ... Read More »

AFU surpasses Sales Tax collection target in 21 days

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ISLAMABAD: The Customs Station Air Freight Unit (AFU) Islamabad has surpassed the assigned revenue target for the month of March FY2016-17 with collection of Rs275million. The target was surpassed in 21 days (1st to 21st March) under the head of Sales Tax (ST). According to Deputy Collector AFU Shahid Jan, the performance of the AFU has been satisfactory during March ... Read More »

WCO’s Photo Competition on July 07


ISLAMABAD: The Secretary International Customs asked all the Directorates of Customs Intelligence and Customs Regions to send two photos showing customs activity to the Federal Board of Revenue for World Customs Organization (WCO) Photo Competition which is due to be held on July 07, 2017 whereas last date for submission of photos will be 1st of June 2017. The competition ... Read More »

Customs receives Rs236.97m gross CD during 20 days

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ISLAMABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Peshawar generated Rs236.97million gross Customs Duty during 20 days (1st to 20th) in the month of March of Financial Year 2016-17. According to Fazle Samad, Additional Deputy Collector MCC Peshawar, the collectorate is facing shortfall of different revenues and taxes due to stoppage of business activity at Torkham International Pak-Afghan Border. He said the ... Read More »

Torkham border handles over 60pc Pak exports to Afghanistan, Central Asia: Fazle Shakoor

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ISLAMABAD: Torkham border handles more than 60% of Pakistan’s exports to Afghanistan and Central Asian States besides facilitating trans-boundary movement of Afghan transit cargo. It gained international importance during the post-9/11 era as logistic supply line for US-led allied forces in Afghanistan. The performance of Customs Station Torkham in terms of anti-smuggling drive has also been outstanding during the financial ... Read More »

ASO seizes contraband goods with extra value of Rs216.66m in eight months


ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Islamabad confiscated contraband goods with extra value of Rs216.66million during eight months of Financial Year 2016-17 against the seized goods of corresponding year of 2015-16. The ASO seized worth Rs407.096million goods during July to February 2016-17 whereas it seized smuggled goods worth Rs180.43million during the same period of corresponding year 2015-16. The ASO seized 107 ... Read More »

ASO impounds vehicles & goods valued Rs39.6m in first 13 days of March


ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) of the Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar seized contraband goods and Non-Duty-Paid (NDP) offending vehicles (used for carrying smuggled goods) valued Rs39.6million during 13 initial days of March of Financial Year 2016-17. According to MCC Peshawar that during 1st of March to 13th, the performance of all the customs stations including Kohat, Torkham and MCC Peshawar ... Read More »

Customs receives Rs399.71m all duty taxes in 15 days

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ISLAMABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar earned Rs399.71million all duty taxes during initial 15 days of March of Financial Year 2016-17. The collectorate received Rs12528.04million all duty taxes during 1st of July to 15th of March 2016-17. According to MCC Peshawar, the collectorate generated Rs152.36million Customs Duty during above said period whereas the collectorate got Rs4668.51million during 1st of July ... Read More »

ASO’s car cell impounds Mark-X valued Rs3.2m


ISLAMABAD: The Car Cell of the Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Islamabad has impounded a Non-Duty Paid (NDP) Mark-X worth Rs3.2million involving customs duty and taxes of Rs1.3million under the Customs Act-1969. The Collector Model Customs Collectorate Islamabad received a tip-off regarding a non-duty-paid vehicle. He formed a team comprising Superintendent Chaudhary Muhammad Safdar, Inspector Muhammad Asif and Sepoy Bilal Yaqoob. The ... Read More »

BBIAI customs seizes contraband goods valued Rs377.72m in nine months


ISLAMABAD: The customs staff of the Benazir Bhutto International Airport Islamabad (BBIAI) confiscated contraband goods worth Rs.377.72million during eight and a half months (July to 15th of March) of Financial Year FY2016-17. The BBIAI customs staff seized different kinds of foreign currency of Rs15.07million whereas the airport staff confiscated Rs7.00million foreign currencies during the corresponding FY2015-16 during the same period. ... Read More »

About 244 trucks enter both countries with import and export consignments


ISLAMABAD: On the first day after 33 days of stoppage at the Pak-Afghan Torkham International Border, about 244 vehicles, loaded with different kinds of goods, entered into both countries with import and export consignments. According to Superintended Naeem Khan, about 14 vehicles, loaded with fresh fruits and vegetables, entered into the territory of Pakistan whereas the about 230 vehicles, carrying ... Read More »

AC Saiqa Abbas changes history by accepting posting on Torkham border

Saiqa Abass Assistant Collector

ISLAMABAD: Assistant Collector Headquarters MCC Peshawar Saiqa Abbas has changed the history by accepting her posting on Torkham Border. Saiqa was the first woman customs officer who was transferred to the international border in the history of the MCC Peshawar. She belongs to South Waziristan. She completed her studies from Islamic University Islamabad. She joined the Pakistan Customs Service in ... Read More »

Customs earns Rs33m thru auction of vehicles & goods

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Customs Auction Cell earned Rs33million through auction of non-duty paid vehicles and smuggled goods held at the Customs Warehouse G-11 Islamabad on Tuesday at 11:00 am. The customs presented 32 smuggled vehicles and 32 lots of miscellaneous goods for auction. The process of auction was supervised by Deputy Collector Aniqa Afzal while people from Rawalpindi and Islamabad ... Read More »

Peshawar dry port earns Duty Taxes valued Rs4607.21m in eight months

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ISLAMABAD: The Peshawar Dry Port collected total Duty Taxes valued Rs4607.21million during the initial eight months of Financial Year 2016-17. The dry port generated highest total Duty Taxes of Rs721.65million during the month of February FY2016-17. According to Fazle Samad, Additional Deputy Collector MCC Islamabad, the performance of the Peshawar Dry Port has been excellent during eight month (July to ... Read More »

Chief Collector North, Collector MCC interact with FCCI members, clearing agents

Chief Collector North Sarwat Tahira

ISLAMABAD: The Chief Collector North and Collector MCC Islamabad visited the Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FPCCI) on an invitation to interact with the members of chamber and clearing agents. According to Chief Collector North Region Sarwat Tahira Habib, all the four north stations (Islamabad, Peshawar, Gilgit-Baltistan and Samberial) charge the same duties and taxes as the ... Read More »

Torkham customs station generates Rs1516.21m all taxes & surcharges

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ISLAMABAD: The Customs Station Torkham collected Rs1516.21million Customs Duty (CD), With Holding Tax (WHT), Miscellaneous Surcharges (Misc), Redemption Duty on Imports (RDI) and Extra Development Surcharge (EDS-Pak) during the first eight months (July to February) FY16-17. According to Customs Station Torkham, it collected Rs37.31million CD, Rs0.29million Miscellaneous Taxes and Rs6.98million RDI and Rs6.98million EDS. During the month of January FY2016-17, ... Read More »

BBIA surpasses assigned target by Rs03.59m during eight months

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ISLAMABAD: Customs Station Benazir Bhutto International Airport (BBIA) Islamabad exceeded assigned target during eight months (July to February) FY2016-17 with an amount of Rs03.59million. The BBIAI was assigned Rs17.52million revenue target for eight months of current Financial Year whereas it collected Rs20.11million during said period. According to Dr. Arslan, Collector MCC Islamabad, after adopting new initiatives at the airport, the ... Read More »