SHC issues notice in valuation dispute case

SHC issues notice in valuation dispute case

KARACHI: A division bench of High Court of Sindh issued notices to the Custom officers including Director General Valuation in a petition filed by Abbasi Trading Company.

The petitioner maintains that they imported a consignment of PVC Hollow valve panel in July 2015. The customs valued the consignment on the higher side while consignments of identical items were released at a rate of US $ 0.90 cents while the petitioners were asked to pay at the rate pf US $ 1.20.

The petitioner alleging discrimination prays to the court to direct the respondents to end discrimination and treat all importer at par.

The bench after hearing Kafeel Ahmed Abbasi advocate, counsel for petitioner ordered issuance of notices to the respondents directing the office to fix the petition after a week.

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