KARACHI: Director Customs Valuation Manzoor Hussain Memon has notified the customs values of ginger and garlic vide Valuation Ruling No.783/2015.

References were received from different importers/stakeholders and All Pakistan Fresh Ginger & Garlic Importers & Wholesalers Association for revision of valuation ruling as per current declining international prices of ginger and garlic.

Accordingly, to ascertain the current prices prevailing in the international market, an exercise to determine the Customs values of subject goods was undertaken.

Accordingly, fresh ginger under PCT Chapter 09.10 imported from China would be assessed to duty and taxes at $0.60/KG; fresh ginger under PCT Chapter 09.10 imported from Indonesia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand and from India via land route would be assessed to duty and taxes at $0.65/KG.

Dry ginger under PCT Chapter 09.10 imported from China would be assessed to duty and taxes at $2.0/KG; dry ginger under PCT Chapter 09.10 imported from Indonesia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Nigeria and India would be assessed to duty and taxes at $1.90/KG.

Garlic of all origins under PCT 0703.2000 would be assessed to duty and taxes at $1.15/KG.