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Customs Valuation Directorate General issues corrigendum-cum-addendum about toilet soaps

Customs Valuation Directorate General issues corrigendum-cum-addendum about toilet soaps

KARACHI: The Customs Valuation Directorate General has issued corrigendum-cum-addendum to valuation ruling No 702/2014 dated November 25, 2014 in respect of customs values of toilet soaps.

The corrigendum-cum-addendum No Misc/01/2008-II-(Part-2)/7946 issued by Directorate, Directorate General Customs Valuation Abdul Rashid Sheikh says, “After the issuance of Valuation Ruling No.702/2014 a number of representations were received from importers for inclusion of the names of their brands in the Ruling. So consequently, in exercise of the powers conferred under Section 25-A of the Customs Act, 1969 the Directorate initiated an exercise for the determination of Customs values of certain soaps.”

The corrigendum-cum-addendum to Valuation Ruling No. 702/2014 dated November 25, 2014 shall now be made in respect of customs values of toilet soaps.

In Serial No 1, against the brand name Clique, the customs value shall be replaced with $5. It may be mentioned that in valuation ruling No 702/2014 the Clique brand soap having PCT Heading 3401.1100 and 3401.1900 and Proposed PCT for WeBOC of 3401.1100.1000 and 3401.1900.1000 was the only brand mentioned at Serial No 1 that shall be assessed for duty/taxes at $3 per kg.

Secondly, the word Yong Chin at Serial No 2 of the valuation ruling 702/2014 may be replaced with Yong Chin/YC (wooden packing). In Valuation Ruling No. 702/2014 Stillman’s, Cuticura, Yardley, Caress velvet bliss, Yong Chin and Dove brands having PCT Heading 3401.1100 and 3401.1900 and Proposed PCT for WeBOC of 3401.1100.1100 and 3401.1900.1100 that shall be assessed for duty/taxes at $1.70 per kg.

Thirdly, the word Yong Chin/YC (soft packing) may be added to Serial No. 4 of the Valuation Ruling 702/2014. It may be mentioned that the at Serial No.4 of Valuation Ruling No. 702/2014 Johnson’s, Himalaya, Bee and Flower, Vaseline, Cleopatra, Brut, Classic White, Imperial Leather (Cussons), Pamela, Cindy, Diana, Dura Lady and Lace Bath brands having PCT Heading 3401.1100 and 3401.1900 and Proposed PCT for WeBOC of 3401.1100.1300 and 3401.1900.1300 that shall be assessed for duty/taxes at $1.00 per kg.

And finally, as per the Corrigendum-cum-Addendum following  brands are added against Serial No.6: Every Day, Grace, Miss London, La Bella, Deep, Plush, Luv, Charm, Amorish, Vasolive, Morena, Bea, Crown Leather, Lily, Safah and Paradise. It may be mentioned that Serial No. 6 of Valuation Ruling 702/2014 comprised Lark, TuttiFruiti, Anita, Avena, Giv, Eve, Flavia, Ozona, Blossom, Aven, Liesel, Olina, Orchid, Soft Pearl, Lotus and Admire brands of toilet soaps having PCT Heading 3401.1100 and 3401.1900 and Proposed PCT for WeBOC of 3401.1100.1500 and 3401.1900.1500 that shall be assessed for duty/taxes at $0.70 per kg.