KARACHI: The Directorate General of Customs Valuation has determined the Customs values of laptop chargers/adapters imported from China through a Valuation Ruling No. 606/2013 under Section 25-A of the Customs Act, 1969.
According to the valuation ruling, adapters having the Pakistan Customs Tariff (PCT) Heading 8504.4020 and 8504.4090 and proposed PCT for WeBOC 8504.4020.1100 and 8504.4090.1100 have the Customs Values (C&F) US$0.35 per piece, while the Customs Values (C&F) of laptop chargers/adapters imported from China having PCT Code 8504.4020 and 8504.4090 and proposed PCT for WeBOC 8504.4020.1200 and 8504.4090.1200 would be at US$8.32 per piece.
In cases where declared/transaction values are higher than the Customs Value determined in the ruling, the assessing officers will apply those values in terms of Sub-Section (1) of Section (25) of the Customs Act, 1969.
In case of consignments imported by air, the assessing officer will take into account the differential between air freight and sea freight while applying the Customs Values determined in the ruling.