Valuation for coffee in retail packaging fixed at $20/kg

KARACHI: The Directorate General of Customs Valuation has determined the customs values of coffee in retail packaging up to $20 per Kilogram as it was being imported on under invoiced values which causing loss of revenue to government exchequer, a notification said on Wednesday.
The following customs values of coffee in retail packaging are assessed included:
Nescafe Matinal of all origin under PCT code 2101.1120 will be assessed at the rate of (C&F) $10 per kg.
Nescafe Classic of all origins under PCT code 2101.1120 will be assessed up to (C&F) $9 to $11 per kg.
Nescafe Gold of all origin under PCT code 2101.1120 will be assessed up to (C&F) $13 to $15 per kg.
Nescafe 3 in 1 of all origins under PCT code 2101.1120 will be assessed at the rate of (C&F) $4 per kg.
Maxwell House of all origins under PCT code 2101.1120 will be assessed up to (C&F) $9 to $11 per kg.
Maxwell House Selection of all origins under PCT code 2101.1120 will be assessed up to (C&F) $13 to $15 per kg.
Davidoff Cafe Coffee of all origins under PCT code 2101.1120 will be assessed up to (C&F) $18 to $20 per kg.
Other brands of all origins will be assessed up to (C&F) $3, $5 to $7 per kg.
The values of other imported variants of Nescafe, Maxwell and Davidoff, above mentioned values to be used as guidelines and brand parity should be maintained.
Method of deductive value has been applied in determining customs value under Sub-Section (7) read with Sub-Section (9) of Section 25 of the Customs Act, 1969.
In this regard, Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement (East), Karachi forwarded proposed values for coffee in retail packaging which is in conformity with the values worked out by this directorate General.
If transactional values are higher that the customs value determine in this ruling, the assessing officer shall apply those values in terms of Sub-Section (1) of Section 25 of the Customs Act, 1969.
In case of consignments imported by air, the assessing officer shall take into account the differential between air freight and sea freight while applying the customs values.
The ruling is valid until and unless it is revised by the competent authority and review petition may be filed against the ruling under Section 25-D within 30 days from the date of issue, before the Directorate General of Customs Valuation.

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