KARACHI: Directorate General, Customs Valuation, Director General Surriya Ahmed Butt, has decided to revise the Valuation Rulings No: 750/2015, it is learnt.
Surriya said that the department is viewing suggestions from importers to set new prices. She further said some valuations which were issued in 2015 and 2016 were over viewing from the beginning. More over, the valuations will be set in view of rising prices in international markets.
Sources told Customs Today that an application was submitted by the importers to Customs Valuation in which change in prices of household sewing machine/ Servo Motors was requested. Sources said that Valuation Ruling No. 750/2015 of household sewing machine/ Servo Motors issued on June 22, 2015.
A meeting was held with the stakeholders of 2nd August, 2017. Importers were told to furnish the import invoices of the last three months showing factual values as well as websites, names and e-mail addresses of known foreign manufacturers of the item in question through which the actual current value could be ascertained.
The copies of contracts were made/LCs opened during the last three months showing the value of item in question and copies of sales tax invoices issued during the last four months showing the difference in price (excluding duty and taxes) to substantiate that the benefit of difference in price is passed on to the local buyers. Source said so many previous valuation ruling waiting to revised.