Commerce ministry issues clarification to ban on Indian imports

ISLAMABAD: The ministry of commerce has issued clarification regarding ban on imports from India and said that letter of credit (LC) or bill of lading (BL) issued prior August 09, 2019 shall... Read more »

Payment for clearance of imported vehicles facilitated

KARACHI: Imported vehicles can be cleared at customs stage by paying duty and taxes through foreign remittances received in the account of family members of sender. Read more »

Commerce ministry enhances shelf life condition to discourage substandard edible imports

ISLAMABAD: The ministry of commerce has put mandatory requirement of 66 percent shelf life on imported edible items in order to discourage not fit items and save huge foreign exchange. Read more »

Import Policy Order 2016 amended: SRO 604 issued for solar panels, equipments

ISLAMABAD: The ministry of commerce on Monday amended Import Policy Order, 2016 to describe conditions for import of solar energy panels and related equipments into Pakistan, according to a notification made available... Read more »

Temporary import of arms, ammunition by foreign hunters allowed

ISLAMABAD: The ministry of commerce has allowed temporary import of arms and ammunition by foreign hunters by amending Import Policy Order, 2016. Read more »

List of 1,208 banned tariff lines for import from India

KARACHI: Following is the list of items not importable from India under Import Policy Order 2016 as issued by minister of commerce. Read more »

ECC approves amending import policy order for tightening labeling requirement

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Tuesday approved to amend Import Policy Order to further tighten labeling requirement in order to facilitate local consumers to understand product ingredients. Read more »

Ministry notifies forex condition on clearance of imported vehicles under concessionary scheme

ISLAMABAD: The ministry of commerce has issued a notification making it mandatory the clearance of new/used imported vehicles under concessionary schemes through payment in foreign exchange.       The ministry issued... Read more »