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Govt asked to bring down CD to control smuggling, under invoicing

Govt asked to bring down CD to control smuggling, under invoicing

LAHORE Lahore Traders Rights Forum President Azhar Sultan has urged the government to bring down customs duty (CD) ensuring control over smuggling mafia.

He said this while talking to the media persons here the other day. He said that in the next budget the government should reduce duty on imported goods so that smuggling and under invoicing could be controlled.

He said that customs raids in the market have played havoc with the good will and business of the businessmen.

He said that already business activities are equal to nothing and such tactics including raids on godowns would further damage the business activities. He said that customs duty should be reduced to cope with the menace of smuggling and under invoicing. He urged the government to reduced customs duty especially on agricultural sector. He also urged the government to introduce subsidy on agricultural goods.