QUETTA: Customs Quetta collected Customs Duty of Rs914.92 million against the target for the month of October, 2020 of Rs. 484 million
During July-October, 2020 the Collectorate managed to collect Rs.2.3 billion against last year collection of Rs.2.049 billion during corresponding period of the financial year 2019-20 registering an achievement of 112%.
The above achievement has been made through the following administrative measures;
i) Plugging loop holes in the clearance procedures at Dry Ports and Custom Houses.
ii) Active liaison with the trade bodies and Chamber of Commerce & Industries of Quetta and Chaman.
iii) Review of valuation of goods imported from Iran and Afghanistan.
iv) Creation of Vigilance Cell in the Collectorate to monitor and to obviate chances of mis-declaration.
v) Enhanced trade facilitation at all Customs stations and Dry Ports.
vi) Shifting all imports at Chaman and Taftan to WeBOC from the primitive system of One Customs.
Model Customs Collectorate (Enforcement & Compliance), Quetta and Directorate of Intelligence & Investigation Customs-FBR, Quetta efforts are appreciated as due to their affective anti-smuggling and anti-enforcement drive, the traders are diverting towards legal regime.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Quetta has remained on the front in facilitating the legal trade and business and also supported all the right steps taken by MCC, Quetta.