Appraisement staff strike continues at MCC Appraisement West

KARACHI: The assessment/appraisement staff at MCC Appraisement West continued their strike on Saturday, wherein the staff came to the workplace and not doing any work due to which the clearance of import consignments has come to a near halt. The assessment/appraisement staff at MCC Appraisement West observed a partial strike… Continue reading

MCC Appraisement West staff observes partial strike

KARACHI: The assessment/appraisement staff at MCC Appraisement West observed a partial strike on Friday after a Deputy Collector was transferred and two appraising officers were put on duty-off on the complaint of an importer. An official said Customs officers and officials were working 12 hours a day and yet they… Continue reading

Betel nut recovered from containers lying at AICT

KARACHI: MCC Appraisement West has recovered 52 tons of betel nut from two containers lying at Al-Hamd container Terminal (AICT). The consignment was imported by M/s Samad Traders, which was shipped from Jebel Ali declared to be used clothing and used shoes. Collector Wajid Ali had advised all Deputy Collectors… Continue reading

Measures taken to avoid delay in clearance of import consignments

KARACHI: MCC Appraisement West has issued guidelines to streamline clearance of import consignments and avoid delay in clearance due to assessment of the goods at higher values. During a meeting held with Karachi Customs Agents Assocaition, it was pointed out the importers and clearing agents have to file 1st and… Continue reading

MCC Appraisement West foiled bid to import ODS

KARACHI: MCC Appraisement West has foiled a bid to import and clear huge quantity of ozone depleting substance (ODS), which was being cleared through mis-declaration. Information was passed through Collector Ashad Jawad to Additional Collector Rehmatullah Vistro that attempt would be made to clear refrigerant gas through mis-declaration. Customs staff… Continue reading

FIR lodged as 200 tons illegally imported betel nut recovered

KARACHI: MCC Appraisement West has booked several persons including two appraising officers for importing and clearing betel nut in the garb of miscellaneous hardware through manipulating the system. Information  was passed through collector Dr. Ashad Jawad that M/s Sualeha Textile Industries, M/s M.Z Enterprises were involved in a scam of… Continue reading

FIR lodged against M/s IRIS Enterprises

KARACHI: MCC Appraisement West has lodged an FIR against M/s IRIS Enterprises, Lahore for attempting to clear betelnuts in the garb of rubber-soles. According to the details of the case, information was received through Collector Ashad Jawwad that betelnuts have been imported in the garb of rubber sole. The consignment… Continue reading