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Pakistan imports Rs 955 million items from India via Wagha

Pakistan imports Rs 955 million items from India via Wagha

LAHORE: Pakistan imported items worth Rs 955 million from India via Wagha border during October 23-31, according to documents available with Customs Today.

Pakistan imported tomatoes, garlic and polyethylene, polypropylene and condensers for steam. Pakistan imported 14,685,404 kg tomatoes worth Rs 693 million while Rs 41 million was generated by getting income tax on tomatoes. On the other hand, garlic worth Rs 16 million was imported and Rs 1 million income tax was collected.

Documents show that Pakistan imported 1,247,077 kg ginger worth Rs 89 million from India, while the duty tax Rs 13 million and income tax Rs 6 million was collected. Peas worth Rs 3 million, fruits of genius capsicum worth Rs 4.8 million were imported. Carbon dioxide worth Rs 5.2 million was imported. Pakistan received duty tax Rs 0.26 million, sales tax Rs 0.93 million and income tax Rs 0.35 million on import of these items.

Pakistan imported polyethylene having gravity less than 0.94 worth Rs 5 million and polyethylene having gravity 0.94 or more worth Rs 50 million from India via Wagha border. Pakistan customs collected duty, sales tax and income tax of Rs 0.23 million, Rs 0.92 million and Rs 0.39 million respectively on the import of Polyethylene having gravity less than 0.94 while on the import of polyethylene-having gravity 0.94 or more duty Rs 2.5 million, sales tax Rs 9 million was received.

Besides that, Pakistan also imported oil-cake and other solid residues worth Rs 33 million, Polyepropylene worth Rs 21 million, Nonwovens and condesers for steam or other vapour power unit. As a whole, Pakistan import stands at Rs 955 million, while total duty tax Rs 20 million, sales tax Rs 17 million and income tax Rs 55 million was collected during October23-31 trading.