KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has directed the officials concerned in the Directorate of Reforms and Automation to induct Afghan Transit Trade (ATT) modules in WeBOC, computerised system.
Reliable sources told Customs Today that a meeting headed by Project Director, WeBOC was held in the Directorate of Reforms and Automation in Customs House on Monday in this regard.
“In the meeting, it was discussed that ATT routes, check-posts and details of Customs agents, who deal with ATT cargo would be inducted in the WeBOC”, sources informed.
It is pertinent to mention here that ISAF/NATO containers modules have already been updated in WeBOC.
It was also decided in the meeting that a specific ID and registration number would be allotted to the Customs agents, who deal in Afghan Transit Trade.
It may be mentioned here that the Directorate of Reforms & Automation has held several meetings with the Collectors of MCC-Appraisement (East), MCC-Appraisement (West) and MCC-Muhammad Bin Qasim Port in order to update WeBOC system and transfer modules from “One Customs” into it.
Sources further informed this scribe that the amendments in warehouse, exports and other modules are being made by the Directorate of Reforms & Automation and all amendments would be updated till December 31, 2013.
Customs retains import values of motorcycle spare parts, chemicals at previous level till 31st
KARACHI: Pakistan Customs has decided to retain the import values of motorcycle spare parts and chemicals & dyers at the previous Valuation Rulings till December 31, 2013.
Spokesman All Pakistan Motorcycle Spare Parts Import and Dealers Association (APMSIDA), Jameel Shah confirmed that the officials concerned in Customs Valuation Department have agreed upon to retain the previous import values of motorcycle spare parts till the end of this year after meeting with the members of APMSIDA.
It is pertinent to mention here that the APMSIDA and Pakistan Chemicals and Dyers Merchants Association (PCDMA) had strongly expressed reservations over the issuance of 96-item customs new clearance guidelines of imported goods and demanded valuation on imported goods on price certification.
They had also rejected sudden inflated revision of the assessment of imported goods valuation and demanded of the government to revert it to previous level.