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Hascol Petroleum to start clearance of their imported petroleum products from Multan Dry Port soon

Lahore Intelligence Director Saud Imran

MULTAN: Hascol Petroleum Limited will start clearance of their imported petroleum products from Multan Dry Port very soon. According to details, a private petroleum company M/s Hascol has approached Multan Customs for the clearance of their import petroleum products from Multan Dry Port. It is important to mention here that Multan Dry Port is already handling import consignments of the ... Read More »

FBR releases Rs 120m to upgrade Integrated Transit Trade Management at Torkham

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PESHAWAR: The Federal Bureau of Revenue (FBR) has released Rs 120 million for Integrated Transit Trade Management System which aimed to up-grade Torkham border terminal with latest facilities and for better service delivery. Sources said that work on the terminal would start within 45 days and will complete in three years. The project has been named Integrated Transit Trade Management ... Read More »

Faisalabad Customs Intelligence seizes smuggled items worth Rs1m


FAISALABAD: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation has confiscated air conditioned compressor for LTV worth Rs1 million involving duty and taxes amounting to Rs7,65,800. Sources told Customs Today that following information received through Director Rabab Sikander, the intelligence team comprising Deputy Director Riaz Hussain, Superintendent Zahid Raza Bukhari, Senior Intelligence Officer, Muhammad Tahir and Muhammad Ramzan, Intelligence Officer Muhammad Saleem and ... Read More »

ASO seizes used electric Hoist worth Rs3,00,000


FAISALABAD: The Customs Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) has seized non duty paid electric Hoist worth Rs3,00,000 involving duty and taxes amounting to Rs54,592 besides impounded Shahzore Hyundai worth Rs 7,00,000 under section which was being used for smuggling transportation. As per details, Customs ASO acting upon information received through Deputy Collector Muhammad Rizwan, the team intercepted a Hyundai Shahzore of ... Read More »

Faisalabad ASO impounds non duty paid Yamaha bike


FAISALABAD: The Customs Anti Smuggling Organisation (ASO) has seized used Yamaha bike worth Rs3,00,000 involving customs duty and taxes to the tune of Rs1,44,300. Sources told Customs Today that an ASO team impounded a used Yamaha bike bearing registration no: FZR-250 near Kamalpur. The officials asked the accused named Shah Jahan son of Muhammad Malik to show documents regarding its ... Read More »

About 70% Afghan food imports predict its economic bow to Pakistan


PESHAWAR: The Government of Afghanistan imports 70% of its food through Pakistan which predicts the economic bow of Afghanistan towards Pakistan. Zia-ul-Haq Sarhadi, Senior Vice-President of the Pakistan-Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said while talking to Customs Today on Saturday about the losses to the economics of both countries from the closure of Torkham border. The Government of ... Read More »

Multan customs has pending rewards of Rs25.5m for ‘informers’


MULTAN: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation Multan Range Office have pending rewards of Rs25.5million for various anti-smuggling activities in the Jurisdiction. The Federal Board of Revenue has deprived the Customs Intelligence and Investigation Multan Range Office of their performance rewards since 2012 to 2016 due to dearth of sufficient finances. The Customs Intelligence and Investigation Multan Range Office seized almost ... Read More »

Hyderabad ASO impounds two vehicles & goods valued Rs10m

Additional Collector Rehmatullah Vistro

HYDERABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate’s Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) impounded smuggled items including two vehicles, betel nuts, contraband cigarettes, Gutka, electronic goods, dinner sets and crockery, body sprays, perfumes and other goods worth Rs10million during different operations in February 2017. The ASO team, following instructions of Hyderabad Customs Collector Agha Shahid Majeed, conducted various raids in Hyderabad, Sukkur and Larkana to ... Read More »

Faisalabad customs seizes vehicle & garments worth Rs23m


FAISALABAD: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation, Faisalabad Field Unit, Khushab, has impounded foreign origin ladies garments and fabrics near Sial Mor, district Sargodha. The market value of the seized goods is Rs23million involving Customs Duty and taxes of Rs13million besides impounding a Mazda mini truck worth Rs500000. Sources told Customs Today that Deputy Director Customs Intelligence and Investigations Riaz Hussain ... Read More »

Hyderabad customs receives Rs748.346m CD & taxes against Rs1415.36m target


HYDERABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Hyderabad has generated Rs748.346million Customs Duty and taxes against the target of Rs1415.36million during the last week of March 2017. The department collected Rs204.168million Customs Duty, Rs534.561million Sales Tax, Rs0.500million Federal Excise Duty (Special FED) and Rs9.117million Withholding Tax (WHT) during the abovementioned period. The MCC Hyderabad received Rs748.346million during the last week of ... Read More »

Auction of holders’ goods to be held on Friday


PESHAWAR: The State Warehouse Peshawar issued an order for the auction of holders’ goods which belong to the Directorate of Intelligence & Investigation (Customs) FBR Peshawar through customs’ auctioneer at Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Peshawar on Friday. The auction of the confiscated vehicles and goods under schedule No: 01/2017 at State Warehouse Peshawar will be held on 29.03.2017. Intelligence Officer ... Read More »

Hyderabad ASO impounds Non-Duty paid Toyota Hilux worth Rs20million


HYDERABAD: The Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Hyderabad has impounded a non-duty paid Toyota Hilux surf modelled 2006 during a crackdown on Auto Bhan Road Hyderabad. The value of the vehicle is Rs20million involving duty taxes of Rs2.8million. Hyderabad Model Customs Collectorate Collector Agha Shahid Majeed Khan received a tip-off that a non-duty paid vehicle is plying on the road. He ... Read More »

Faisalabad customs seizes smuggled auto-parts valued Rs4.5


FAISALABAD: The Customs Intelligence has recovered foreign origin miscellaneous auto parts worth Rs4.5million involving Customs Duty and Taxes of Rs2.8million during a crackdown. Sources informed Customs Today that Directorate of Customs Intelligence Rabab Sikander received a tip-off about some smuggling attempts. She formed a raiding team. The customs team intercepted a trailer with registration No: P- 2729 near Jhang Road ... 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 »

Peshawar Customs collects Rs12221.67m tax, duties till Feb


PESHAWAR: The Modal Customs collectorate showed shortfall in various sectors of revenue and collected Rs12221.67 million against Rs13831 million of the previous year seven months target with shortfall of minus 1609.50 million up to February 2017. According to Peshawar Customs House, in head custom duty the house collected Rs4607.91 million against Rs4985.79 million with difference minus Rs377.88 million while the ... Read More »

Deputy Collector Asma Hameed issues ONO in favour of ASO


FAISALABAD: The Deputy Collector Customs Adjudication Asma Hameed has issued Order-in-Original (ONO) in favour of Anti-Smuggling Organization Faisalabad. According to details, a team of the Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) intercepted a Toyota Premio bearing registration no.  NW- 975 Islamabad. The Customs team arrested the Owner and driver of the vehicle who was identified as Muhammad Azam  son of Muhammad Sharif  who ... 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 »

Peshawar customs informs authorities of implication of new prices of shoes


PESHAWAR: The Directorate General of Customs and Evaluation revised the prices of leather shoes in the month of March and notified the competent authorities of implication of new prices. The exercise of the powers conferred under Section 25-A of the Customs Act-1969, the Customs values of men/women leather shoes were determined. The sources said on Wednesday that after disappointment from ... Read More »

Faisalabad intelligence customs seizes items worth Rs02.4m


FAISALABAD: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation Faisalabad team confiscated miscellaneous goods worth Rs02.4million involving duty and taxes of Rs259953 during the road checking. Sources told Customs Today that Customs Intelligence team was on a routine checking near Pansara Jhang Road Faisalabad. The customs team intercepted a trailer with registration No: JU-6641. The team recovered miscellaneous items including bathroom sets, (731-kg), ... Read More »

Customs Intelligence lodges FIR against smuggler


FAISALABAD: The Faisalabad Customs Intelligence and Investigation has lodged an FIR against suspects namely Muhammad Ali son of Mushtaq Ahmed who is involved in smuggling of foreign origin cigarettes, and fruits juice made in India. The market value of smuggled items is worth Rs 84,25000. According to details, the intelligence team raided at godown and recovers foreign origin cigarettes in ... Read More »