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Peshawar Customs collects Rs7900.55m during October

PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs collected Rs7900.55 million against Rs8931 of the October 2018 with shortfall of minus Rs1031.25 million while the difference in percentage was minus 11.55 percent. According to the statistics of the collectorate, in head of custom duty the house collected Rs2956 million against the given target Rs3130.0 million with total difference of Rs263.40 million while the difference ... Read More »

Customs ASO seizes smuggled goods worth Rs1322.7m during October

PESHAWAR: The Custom Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) recovered huge quantity of smuggled items worth of Rs1322.7 million in the last three months up to October 31 As per the statistics the ASO also recovered food grains 6118 kilogram with worth of Rs9.21 million and in head of tea the ASO seized 27023 kilogram with worth of 12.24 million rupee. The anti-smuggling ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs foils bid to smuggle NDP cloth near Jamrod

PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs Preventive team and local police foiled an attempt of smuggling non custom paid cloths worth million of rupees being smuggle to Punjab via Jamrod Peshawar on Wednesday. Sources told Customs Today that the non-customs paid goods and cloth handed over to custom authorities for further necessary action. As per detail tip off received to ASP Hayatabad ... Read More »

Peshawar ASO seizes smuggled goods worth Rs440.9m during different operations

PESHAWAR: The Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) recovered huge quantity of smuggled items worth of Rs440 .9 million in the last one months of September. According to the reliable sources the customs collectorate seized 45 vehicles U/S 157 worth of Rs70 million and 15 vehicle U/S16 worth Rs30 million while cloth of foreign origin 5407 yards worth of RS100 million. Similarly ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs generates Rs1940.88m through duty & taxes

PESHAWAR: Customs Collectorate collected Rs1940.88 million against target of Rs1778.2 million with difference of 162.68 percent while the difference in percentage was minus 7.56 percent. In head of custom duty the Collectorate collected Rs728.08 against Rs831.60 with difference of minus Rs103.52 million while the difference in percentage was minus 12.45 percent.  In head of sale tax the house collected Rs620.98 ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs generates revenue of Rs1427.74m during August

PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs collected Rs1427.74 million under head of various taxes and customs duty in August 2019 against target of Rs1819.7 million, recording a shortfall of 21.54 percent. Under head of customs duty, the Collectorate collected Rs575.89 million against the target of Rs799.20 million with a difference of minus 32.30 percent while the difference in rupees was recorded Rs224 ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs foils bid to smuggle gold to Afghanistan

PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs Preventive has lodged an FIR against Masta Gul son of Shani Gul for attempting to smuggle gold to Afghanistan. Sources told that a tip-off was received by Collector Preventive that huge quantity of gold would be smuggled from Peshawar to Afghanistan via Torkham on a non-duty paid Suzuki Alto (VXR) motor car. Therefore, in compliance to ... Read More »

DG Valuation revises customs values of ball bearing vide VR No. 1386/2019

KARACHI:  The Directorate General of Custom Valuation has issued new valuation order for ball barring under section 25A of the Custom Act 1969 under Valuation Ruling 1386/2019. Sources said that the appellate tribunal ordered the valuation department to determined the value of the listed brand include namely DPI, SUPER NIN, EURO POWER, VETOR, ORANGE, BEARMAX, BLCK, RICA, FK, WHX, TPS, ... Read More »

Funeral in absentia of DC Qadoos offered at Peshawar Customs

PESHAWAR: The funeral in absentia of Deputy Collector Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Abdul Qadoos was offered in Peshawar Customs House where large number of staff and high ranking officers were present. Abdul Qadoos succumbed to his injuries and passed away in hospital few days after he was attacked by the smugglers. The funeral prayers attended by Collector Appraisement Ihsan Ali Shah, ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs collects Rs1585.04m in June

PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs collected Rs1585.04 million in June against the target of Rs2045 million having difference of Rs459.96 million while the difference in percentage was minus 15.03%. As per the statistics, under head of customs duty the house collected Rs849.78 against the target of  Rs1059 million while this figure up to June 30 was recorded at Rs 10114. The ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs foils bid to smuggle tarantula

PESHAWAR: Customs officials deputed at Bacha Khan International Airport foiled a bid to smuggle two tarantulas in Pakistan and arrested a passenger, who allegedly admitted that he brought the tarantula for a “Hakim” after the latter paid him Rs50,000 and covered his travelling expenses. Sources told Customs Today that the authorities arrested the passenger who was identified as Usman Khan, ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs collects Rs1326.83m during April

PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs collected Rs1326.83 million in April 2019 surpassing the previous Rs1190.38 million targets of 2018 with difference of Rs136.45 million. As per statistics, under head of customs duty the Collectorate collected Rs462.88 million in April 2019 against Rs412.24 million of April 2018, with a difference of Rs50.64 million or +12.28 percent. Under head of sale tax on ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs impounds goods, vehicles worth Rs230.4m in March

PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs, Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) seized goods and vehicles worth Rs230.4 million in March 2019. As per the statistics received from the anti-smuggling division, 46 vehicles worth Rs40.8 million and 17 vehicles worth Rs30.8 million were seized along with 5407 yards cloth of high quality. The organization also seized poppy seeds 802 kilograms and currency of 9923 Euros with ... Read More »

Peshawar dry port collects Rs317.10 million against Rs 647m target

PESHAWAR: Peshawar dry port collected Rs329.902 million against the target of Rs647 million with a difference of minus Rs317.10 million while the total difference in percentage was recorded minus 49.01 percent up to December 15, 2018. Sources told Customs Today that the dry port collected Rs140 million against Rs134.674 million with a difference of minus Rs5.33 million while the difference in ... Read More »

SC orders to release 350 vehicles parked at Peshawar Dry Port

PESHAWAR: The dealers of vehicles stuck at the Peshawar Dry Port heaved a sigh of relief as they got the permission to take the vehicles parked at the Railways property for years over evading customs duty while importing through Afghan border to avail amnesty during the tenure of Pakistan People’s Party government. Sources told Customs Today that up to 350 vehicles ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs foils bid to smuggle 600 non-duty paid mobile phones

PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs team foiled a major bid of non-customs paid mobile phones smuggling to Peshawar via Khyber district and seized 600 mobiles near Karkhano here the other day. Sources informed Customs Today that Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Arsalan Subuctageen received a tip-off about smuggling of non-customs paid mobile phones. He immediately constituted a customs anti-smuggling squad. The squad ... Read More »

Lack of PayPal account in Pakistan main hurdle in export of gems stone

PESHAWAR: The exporters associated with gems stone trading have expressed concern over the lack of agreement of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) with international online PayPal account, which is major hurdle in the online export of precious stones to Europe and United States as the international trader mostly trust on PayPal to pay the money and receive the item through this ... Read More »

Lack of facilities at Torkham border affecting bilateral trade activities: President SCCI Faiz Mohammad

PESHAWAR: President of Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry  (SCCI) Faiz Mohammad  said that owing to lack of facilities at Torkham border and repeated stranding of Pakistani containers on Afghan side of the border badly affecting the bilateral trade activities and it is need of the time that incumbent government address these issues to promote export of the country. In ... Read More »

Trade activities resume at Pak-Afghan Torkham border

TORKHAM: Remained close for two days due to general election in Afghanistan, Pak-Afghan sharing border was resumed for traffic and pedestrian movement. Pakistan border security official told that the border was reopened on Sunday morning as per routine schedule and all the vehicles and passengers stuck on both sides of the border were let to cross. According to the locals ... Read More »

Peshawar ASO seizes non-customs paid vehicles & narcotics worth Rs600m

PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) seized non customs paid vehicle and narcotics worth Rs600 million till October 16, 2018. As per the statistics, significant revenue generated during last one and a half month by seizing cloths, narcotics and non-customs paid vehicles. ASO impounded vehicle U/S 157 worth Rs57350000, vehicle U/S 16 worth Rs25600000, cloth of foreign origin 5407 ... Read More »