Karachi, April 14, 2015 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Chemicals and Dyes Merchants Association (PCDMA) has asked Federal Board of Revenue to resolve the cases regarding Valuation Rulings, pending since long. PCDMA has written a letter to FBR chairman in this regard. Referring to a meeting with FBR Chairman Tariq Bajwa held at FPCCI, PCDMA said that association had presented its reservations over the pending cases regarding the Valuation Ruling in meeting; while the chairman responded that the process of Valuation Ruling was continue.
PCDMA Chairman Haroon Nisar has highlighted that cases pertaining to VR were pending for 3 or 4 years that was creating problems for commercial importers. He said that prices of various items cut down by 25 percent in international markets, on the other hand, Customs’ Valuation Ruling prices were higher than the prices of products in international market.
He said that valuation Rulings were revised on quarterly basis in the past and now, many cases are pending in Directorate of Customs Valuation Karachi since long. PCDMA also suggested that the importer should be allowed to make Goods Declaration (GD) at the declared value, the Customs authorities may assessed the GD at the Valuation Ruling. Association added that such measures will help in the reflection of correct import value of the product in the Customs data and will help in ascertaining the future valuation.
For more information, contact:
Syed Shakil Ahmed
Pakistan Chemicals and Dyes Merchants Association (PCDMA)
Chemical and Dye House, Rambharti Street,
Jodia Bazaar, Karachi-74000
Tel: +92-21-32432752, +92-21-32439124