Business community demands Pakistan Customs to launch Authorized Economic Operator certification

KARACHI: The business community has demanded Pakistan Customs of launching Authorized Economic Operators (AEO) certification program, which will enable business and industrial units to become trustworthy member of international supply chain. Read more »

FBR takes measures to improve trade facilitation in Balochistan

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has taken measures to improve trade facilitation and curb smuggling in Balochistan. Accordingly a senior BS-21 officer of Pakistan Customs Service(PCS) has been specifically posted as... Read more »

Provisional release of offended imported goods

KARACHI: The collector of customs has been empowered to allow provisional release of imported goods, on which any offence is detected, against duty and payment and submission of bank guarantee for penalty... Read more »

Customs empowered to stop vessel departure till payment of dues

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs has been empowered to refuse clearance of vessel until payment of dues including port dues and other charges and penalties. Read more »

SRO to save customs officers in mega gold scam challenged before FBR policy board

ISLAMABAD: The Directorate General of Internal Audit (Customs) Lahore has challenged the issuance of SRO 1114(I)/2019 before the Policy Board of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) alleging the issuance of the... Read more »

Customs officers authorized business access for audit

KARACHI: Customs officers have been authorized under customs laws to enter business premises to access records necessary for the purpose of audit. Read more »

Any person can takeover imported goods by offering higher customs value

KARACHI: In order to prevent under-invoicing and mis-declaration the customs authorities have powers to accept offer from any person to allow clearance at higher value than the declared by an importer for... Read more »

FBR applies standard measurement units for customs clearance

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has applied standard units of measurements (UoM) for customs clearance of consignments. Read more »

Determination of values for imports and exports under Customs Act

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued Customs Act, 1969 updated up to June 30, 2019 incorporating changes brought through Finance Act, 2019. Read more »

Auction of confiscated diesel oil, heavy motor cycles on Sept 17 at Sukkur

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs has announced auction of confiscated high speed diesel oil and heavy motor cycles on September 17, 2019 lying at State Ware House, Sukkur. The customs authorities announced to auction... Read more »

FBR decides to update units of measurement for trade facilitation

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has decided to update the units of measurements in order to facilitate trade. FBR chairman Syed Shabbar Zaidi has issued instructions to customs authorities, said a... Read more »

Pakistan, Saudi Customs to exchange intelligence based information

ISLAMABAD: The customs authorities of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have agreed to further explore intelligence based information to strengthen mutual cooperation. Read more »