ISLAMABAD: The Customs Dry Port Islamabad generated Rs32.00million more Customs Duty (CD) during 20 days of July Financial Year (FY) 2017-18 than the whole month of corresponding July FY16-17.
The Dry Port Islamabad earned Rs150.44million of CD during 20 days of July FY17-18 whereas it did Rs118.815million of CD during July FY16-17.
According to details given to Customs Today by Amanat Khan, Assistant Collector Dry Port, that during the last months of Financial Year 2016-17, the assigned targets were very high but, with the guidance of Collector Model Customs Collectorate Islamabad Dr. Arslan, the dry port surpassed its yearly allocated target with surplus amount of Rs240million.
He said the government has imposed ban on some of old spare parts like cabin of vehicle, nose cut and half cut during the financial budget of FY2017-18 and rest of old spare parts of vehicles are allowed to import.
He said the dry port exceeded its yearly target with unlimited struggle by the supporting staff of the Dry Port Islamabad like appraisers, clerical staff, inspectors and superintendents and other unnamed staff. Telling details of the corresponding financial year, Amanat said that, during the month of June, Dry Port Islamabad earned Rs479million revenue whereas it did Rs381.439million during May FY16-17.
During the month of April, the dry port received Rs333.874million of CD. During the month of March FY2016-17, the dry port got Rs302.931million while it did Rs285.837million during the month of February FY16-17. During the month of January FY2016-17, the dry port earned Rs326.441million under the same head.