LAHORE: Four Model Customs Collectrorate of central region have collected Rs 18.74 billion customs duty during July-August 2014 which is 28 percent more than the Rs 14.61 billion of last year collection.
As per details, Faisalabad Customs Collectorate collected Rs 1.02 billion attaining a growth of 31 percent than Rs 784 million of last year collection.
MCC Multan on the other hand, collected Rs 4.86 billion customs duties in two months against Rs 4.03 billion during same period of last year.
Similarly, MCC preventive Lahore collected Rs 5.44 billion customs duties during July-August 2014 against Rs 3.12 billion during the same period last year with a growth of 74 per cent in current collections.
The MCC Appraisement Lahore collected Rs 7.41 billion in July-August 2014 with an 11 percent increase against the collection of Rs 6.67 billion during last year.
Sources informed Customs Today that Customs Chief Collector Rozi Khan Burki held meeting with collectorates at the beginning of fiscal year in order to enhance customs duty collection. “Chief Collector also urged all collectorates to gear up their efforts to achieve targets of this fiscal year,” they added.