Import policy amended to allow radiation apparatus

ISLAMABAD: The ministry of commerce has amended the Import Policy Order 2020 and allowed the import of radiation apparatus with a condition of prior approval of Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority. The ministry... Read more »

Kharlachi allowed export route for Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: Kharlachi border has been added to the list of borders for exports of goods from Pakistan to Afghanistan. The ministry of commerce on Monday issued SRO 1103(I)/2020 to make amendment into... Read more »

Ministry releases Export Policy Order 2020

ISLAMABAD: The ministry of commerce on Friday issued Export Policy Order 2020 while making several changes to the old policy. The ministry issued SRO 901(I)/2020 to release the export policy order. The... Read more »

Import Policy Order 2020 issued

ISLAMABAD: The ministry of commerce on Friday issued Import Policy Order, 2020. The import policy order shall come into force at once. The updated import policy order can be downloaded here. Read more »

Exports decline by 19.5 percent as rains, urban flooding disrupt supply chain

ISLAMABAD: The exports have registered 19.5 percent decline in August 2020 owing to torrential rains and significant urban flooding in Karachi. The exports for the month of August 2020, have recorded a... Read more »

Exports exhibit growth in July after four months decline

ISLAMABAD: The exports of the country registered growth of 5.8 percent in July 2020, in dollar value terms, as compared to July 2019. This growth was recorded after a decline in exports... Read more »

Consultations on tariff rationalization to begin next month: Razak Dawood

ISLAMABAD: Abdul Razak Dawood, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment, has said that consultations on tariff rationalization with stakeholders will start from next month. He said that tariff rationalization... Read more »

Ban lifted on export of various personal protective equipment

ISLAMABAD: The government on Tuesday lifted ban on export of various personal protective equipment (PPE) with immediate effect. The ministry of commerce issued SRO 526(I)/2020 to amend the Export Policy Order, 2016.... Read more »

Export tariffs, tax slabs may not change in budget: Razak Dawood

ISLAMABAD: The government may not change export tariffs and tax slabs in the forthcoming budget, said Abdul Razak Dawood, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment. The state media reported... Read more »

PVC, PMC material allowed sales tax zero rating; Export Policy Order amended

ISLAMABAD: The ministry of commerce has allowed zero rating of sales tax on supply of PVC and PMC meterials from Export Processing ZOnes, Manufacturing Bonds and export oriented units. The commerce ministry... Read more »