SHC allows petition by steel pipe importer

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh on Friday allowed a petition filed by importer of steel pipes who is also a manufacturer bond licensee. Imran Iqbal Advocate appearing for the petitioner challenging the demand notice for payment of Warehousing surcharge and penal surcharge submitted that customs… Continue reading

Act empowers Customs to raid residential areas and markets: Saquif Saeed

KARACHI: Collector MCC Preventive Karachi Saquif Saeed has said that the Customs Act empowers Customs to conduct raid at any place including residential areas and markets. Addressing a press conference on Saturday, he said Customs has the authority to conduct raids on the basis of information regarding presence of smuggled… Continue reading

Quetta Customs make arrangements for speedy clearance of food items from Iran

KARACHI: Collector MCC Quetta Waheed Marwat has notified that two special cells at Taftan and Chaman under supervision of respective Deputy Collectors have been established for prompt clearance. These special cells have been formed in compliance of the FBR directives as part of the strategy adopted for expeditious clearance of… Continue reading

Directorate of IPR seizes assorted infringed marks of mobile batteries, motorcycle parts etc,

KARACHI: Directorate of IPR Karachi seized a consignment of various goods including mobile phone batteries, motorcycle parts, make-up brushes and electric mosquito repellants for violating provisions of Import Policy Order in vogue. M/s Recline Tech imported a consignment of miscellaneous items from China through MCC Port Muhammad Bin Qasim bearing… Continue reading

Judgment reserved in Sales Tax petitions

KARACHI: The judgment was reserved in a bunch of petitions filed against issuance of show cause notices by Sales Tax Authorities in violation of section25/72 of the Sales Tax Act 1990. A division bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Junaid Ghaffar and Justice Agha Faisal earlier on… Continue reading

ASO Preventive recovers 75 birds of endangered species

KARACHI: Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) of Customs Preventive Karachi successfully conducted two starch operations in posh area of Defense Housing Authority (DHA), which resulted in recovery of a large number of exotic birds belonging to endangered species under International Convention on Illegal Trade on Endangered Species (CITES). Information was received through… Continue reading

ANF trying hard to facilitate traders, number of withheld containers reduced to 1.14 pc in 2020: Muhammad Ayub

KARACHI: Deputy Director/ In-charge, Port Control Unit, Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) Karachi Muhammad Ayub has said that ANF was trying its best to facilitate the exporters and importers by reducing the number withheld containers and at the same time, no compromise was being made on the performance which can be gauged… Continue reading