Rules drafted to empower customs freeze smuggled assets

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has drafted rules to empower customs officials to trace and freeze assets acquire by any person through proceeds of smuggling. The FBR on Friday issued SRO... Read more »

Pakistan Customs makes seizures of Rs10.36bn in 2 ½ months

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs has accelerated operation against smuggling and non-duty paid items and made seizure of goods and vehicles valuing Rs10.36 billion during two and a half months of the current fiscal... Read more »

Pakistan Customs makes seizure of smuggled goods worth Rs3.8 billion in July

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Customs has made seizure of smuggled goods worth Rs3.8 billion during the month of July 2020, which is 143 percent higher than the same month of the last year, a... Read more »

Security forces to provide monthly details of confiscated smuggled goods to FBR

ISLAMABAD: Security forces engaged in anti-smuggling activities to submit monthly seizure report to Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). The FBR issued SRO 578, 579 and 580(I)/2020 to amend Customs Act, 1969 making... Read more »

Illegal trading of currency, gold to be liable for imprisonment up to 14 years

KARACHI: Passengers or crew members found involved in illegal trading of currency, gold or precious stones to be convicted with up to 14 years imprisonment along with huge amount of fine and... Read more »

Convicted persons to display names at business places

KARACHI: A person, who is convicted in an office of smuggling, is required to display notice of conviction for a period of three months. Read more »

Border markets, warehouses to be established to contain smuggling: Member Customs

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs to set up border markets and border warehouses all border crossing of the country to contain smuggling, a top official of Pakistan Customs said. Read more »

FBR to issue procedure to document non-duty paid fast moving consumer goods

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) will issue procedure for documenting smuggled and non-duty paid fast moving consumer goods (FMCG). Read more »

Customs foils bid to smuggle explosive material in garb of toys consignment

KARACHI: Customs authorities have foiled a bid to smuggle explosive material into Pakistan in the garb of toy consignments, a statement said on Saturday. Read more »

Customs seizes huge quantity smuggled diesel oil in deep sea operation

KARACHI: Customs authorities have foiled an attempt to smuggle large quantity of Iranian diesel oil into Pakistan, officials said on Thursday. Read more »