Customs fixes import values of second hand and used goods

KARACHI: The Directorate General of Customs Valuation has fixed the import values of second hand clothing, shoes, leather goods, used toys and kitchenware vide Valuation Ruling No. 762/2015.

FBR had directed to examine the issue of Valuation of second hand clothing ab inito in consultation with all stakeholders concerned including All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) and decide the valuation on merits in accordance with law.

There had also been complaints about mis-declaration of description under the garb of imports of second hand clothing and shoes. Therefore, an exercise to determine customs values of Second Hand Clothing, Shoes and Used Leather Bags /Jackets / Belts, Used Toys and Kitchen Ware was initiated.

Customs values of second hand worn clothing under PCT 6309.0000 of South Korea and Japan is fixed at $0.70 per KG; of USA, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Europe at $0.40 per kg; of Far East & China at 0.5 per kg; of Middle East and Gulf States at $0.40 per kg while these goods of all other origins would be assessed to duty and taxes at $0.40 per KG.

Customs values of second hand leather bags, jackets and belts under PCT 42.02 of South Korea and Japan is fixed at $0.90 per KG; of USA, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Europe at $0.90 per kg; of Far East & China at 0.9 kg; of Middle East and Gulf States at $0.60 per kg while these goods of all other origins under PCT 42.03 would be assessed to duty and taxes at $0.50 per KG.

Customs values of second hand shoes under PCT 63.09 of South Korea and Japan is fixed at $1.0 per KG; of USA, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Europe at $0.80 per kg; of Far East & China at 0.8 per kg; of Middle East and Gulf States at $0.80 per kg while these goods of all other origins would be assessed to duty and taxes at $0.70 per KG.

Customs values of second hand toys under PCT 95.03 of South Korea and Japan is fixed at $1.0 per KG; of USA, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Europe at $1.0 per kg; of Far East & China at 0.8 per kg; of Middle East and Gulf States at $0.80 per kg while these goods of all other origins would be assessed to duty and taxes at $0.80 per KG.

Customs values of used kitchenware under PCT 73.23 of South Korea and Japan is fixed at $0.80 per KG; of USA, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Europe at $0.80 per kg; of Far East & China at 0.6 per kg; of Middle East and Gulf States at $0.80 per kg while these goods of all other origins would be assessed to duty and taxes at $0.60 per KG.

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