KARACHI: Directorate-General Customs Valuation Director Shafiq Ahmed Latki issued customs values of plastic baby feeders under Section 25-A of the Customs Act, 1969.
Earlier, the customs values of plastic baby feeders were determined vide Valuation Ruling No. 844/2016 dated 3.5.2016. Several complaints were received from importers stating that current values of baby feeders are not reflective according to international market.
The stakeholders were requested to furnish invoices of imports during last three months showing factual value, websites, names and e-mail addresses of known foreign manufacturers of the item in question through which the actual current value can be ascertained, copies of contracts made / LCs opened during the last three months showing the value of item in question, copies of sales tax invoices issued during last three months showing the difference in price (excluding duty and taxes) to substantiate their contentions on the values.
Valuation methods provided in Section 25 of the Customs Act 1969 were duly applied in their regular sequential order to arrive at customs values of subject goods.
Resultantly, customs values of plastic baby feeders brand-wise have been determined under Section 25 (7) of the Customs Act, 1969.
A revision petition may be filed against this ruling, as provided under Section 25-D of the Customs Act, 1969 within 30 days from the date of issue of this ruling.