Pakistan customs settles dispute for clearance of 86 inch touch LCD

Pakistan customs settles dispute for clearance of 86 inch touch LCD

A classification committee of Pakistan Customs has settled dispute for clearance of all-in-One Interactive Computer System, Core i7 with 86 inch touch LCD.

The Classification Committee has determined that the “All-in-One Interactive Computer System, Core i7 with 86 inch touch LCD” imported by M/s Inovine, Plaza No.17, Iqbal Boulevard, Sector-A, DHA-II, Islamabad is appropriately classified under PCT Heading 8471.4190 as an automatic data processing machine, consisting of a flat panel LCD touch screen which performs as an input and output unit, equipped with a central processing unit core i7, 6GB RAM, and 250GB hard drive.

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The Committee came to this decision after considering the arguments and documents provided by both the importer and the Collectorate of Customs, Islamabad, as well as examining relevant provisions of law dealing with HS classification. They also perused a CROSS Customs Ruling from the United States that classified a similar Clevertouch Screen as an ADP machine under PCT Heading 8471.41.0150.

It is important to note that this classification determination only applies to the specific product in question and is subject to annulment if it is found that incorrect, false, misleading, or incomplete information was provided.

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Based on the information provided, the Classification Committee has determined that the “All-in-One Interactive Computer System, Core i7 with 86 inch touch LCD” is a composite unit that meets the definition of an automatic data processing (ADP) machine. The system includes a flat panel LCD touch screen that functions as both an input and output unit, a central processing unit with a core i7 processor, 6GB RAM, and 250GB hard drive, and weighs more than 10 kg. The Committee also considered a similar Clevertouch Screen imported from China that was classified as an ADP machine under PCT Heading 8471.41.0150 in a CROSS Customs Ruling.

Based on this analysis, the Classification Committee has classified the “All-in-One Interactive Computer System, Core i7 with 86 inch touch LCD” under PCT Heading 8471.4190 as an automatic data processing machine, consistent with the applicable GIR Rules 1 and 6.

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Based on the information provided, the Classification Committee has determined that the “All-in-One Interactive Computer System, Core i7 with 86 inch touch LCD” is appropriately classified under PCT Heading 8471.4190 as an automatic data processing machine. This determination is based on the fact that the product is a composite unit, weighs more than 10 kg, and has built-in features of an automatic data processing system, including a flat panel LCD touch screen that serves as both an input and output unit, as well as a central processing unit, 6GB RAM and 250GB hard drive. The committee also considered a similar customs ruling from the US, which classified a similar product as an automatic data processing machine.

It’s important to note that this determination is specific to the product with the details and specifications provided in this case. If it is found later that the information provided was incorrect, false, misleading or incomplete, the ruling may be annulled.

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