KARACHI: The Directorate General, Customs Valuation, Director General Surriya Ahmed Butt has decided to revise the Valuation Ruling No: 727/2015 on March 27, 2018, it is learnt.
Surriya Butt said the department was reviewing suggestions from various importers to set new prices of transparent (BOPP)/OPP tape and self adhesive tape scotch brand. She said some valuations which were issued in 2015 were being reviewed from the beginning.
Moreover, the valuations will be set in view of the rising prices in the international market. Sources told Customs Today that a petition was filed with the Customs Valuation in which change in prices of transparent (BOPP)/OPP tape and self adhesive tape scotch brand was requested.
Sources further told that Valuation Ruling No: 727/2015 was issued on April 20, 2015. A meeting was held with the stakeholders on 9th February 2018.
Importers were advised 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 items in question through which the actual current value could be ascertained.