IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

NFI

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

firm-specific

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 01 Jul 2014 | Removal date: 01 Jul 2015
Still in force

Import tariff

On 3 June 2014, Pakistan Minister of Finance presented the 2014-15 Federal budget. The budget includes the following trade reated measures:
 

  •  An Export Import (EXIM) Bank will be set up to enhance export credit and reduce borrowing costs for export sectors
  • The mark-up rate on export finance will be reduced from 9.4% to 7.5%
  • Mark-up rate on long term export finance reduced from 11.4% to 9% 
  • Pakistan Land Port Authority to be established to facilitate land based trade and migration
  • Airfreight subsidy on horticulture produce from Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Reduced corporate tax for investments in industrial undertaking, construction or housing projects with at least 50% FDI
  • Tax facilitation for non-resident companies investing in Pakistan
  • Customs duty removed on plastic coversing, mulch film, anti-insect net and shade net
  • Foreign Institutional Investors will be brought under the withholding tax regime
  • Earlier imported finished goods in the textiles, leather, carpets, surgical and sports goods sector were getting benefit of reduced sales tax. This has been withdrawn
  • Several export schemes have been consolidated into an Export Facilitation Scheme 
  • The maximum custom tariff has been reduced from 30% to 25%
  • The 0% tariff slab for imports is replaced by a 1% tariff. However, import of socially sensitive items such petroleum products, fertilizers, etc. are not subject to this change
  • Customs duty exemption on imports of plant, machinery and equipment for fruit processing and other industrial units in Gilgit-Baltistan, Baluchistan and Malakand division and all industries in federal tribal areas
  • Import duty on PET coke reduced from 5% to 1%
  • Import duty exemption on high efficiency irrigation equipment and greenhouse farming equipment 
  • Reduced sales tax for local supply of tractors from 16% to 10%
  • Reduced import duty for Hybrid Electric Vehicles up to 50% for 1800 cc vehicles and 25% for those above 25%
  • Import duty on networking equipments increased from 5 to 10%
  • Fixed amounts of duty and taxes on used vehicles increased by 10%
  • Import duty on flat-rolled products of alloy steel increased from 0% to 10% and from 5% to 10%
  • Import duty levied at 5% on generators above 1100 KVA
  • Uniform import duty of 15% levied on all dyes except basic dyes and indigo blue dyes
  • Uniform import duty of 10% on all kinds of CDs/DVDs 
  • Import duty on flavouring powders increased form 10% to 20% 
  • Uniform customs rate of 10% levied on liquid paraffin and White oil
  • Import duty on dryers HS 8421 increased from 5% to 10%
  • Uniform import duty of 15% on import of starches to avoid misclassification
  • Import duty on coloring matters increased from 5% to 10%
  • Import duty on satellite mobile phones reduced from 25% to 10%

 
Additional Textile packages
 

  • Draw-backs on local taxes for exporters with increase of more than 10% on previous year exports
  • Tariff rate protection to companies in the value chain in the textile sector
  • Duty free import of machinery extended for two more years

 

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

019 Forage; natural rubber; living plants; raw vegetable materials
5201 Cotton, not carded or combed.
520100 Cotton, not carded or combed.
5303 Jute and other textile bast fibres (excluding flax, true hemp and ramie), raw or processed but not spun; tow and waste of these fibres (including yarn waste and garnetted stock).
530310 Jute and other textile bast fibres, raw or retted
029 Other animal products
4102 Raw skins of sheep or lambs (fresh, or salted, dried, limed, pickled or otherwise preserved, but not tanned, parchment dressed or further prepared), whether or not with wool on or split, other than those excluded by Note 1 (c) to this Chapter.
410210 With wool on
410221 Pickled
4103 Other raw hides and skins (fresh, or salted, dried, limed, pickled or otherwise preserved, but not tanned, parchmentdressed or further prepared), whether or not dehaired or split, other than those excluded by Note 1 (b) or 1 (c) to this Chapter.
410390 Other
5101 Wool, not carded or combed.
510119 Other
110 Coal & peat
2701 Coal; briquettes, ovoids and similar solid fuels manufactured from coal.
270112 Bituminous coal
270119 Other coal
261 Natural textile fibres prepared for spinning
5101 Wool, not carded or combed.
510130 Carbonised
5305 Coconut, abaca (Manila hemp or Musa textilis Nee), ramie and other vegetable textile fibres, not elsewhere specified or included, raw or processed but not spun; tow, noils and waste of these fibres (including yarn waste and garnetted stock).
530500 Coconut, abaca (Manila hemp or Musa textilis Nee), ramie and other vegetable textile fibres, not elsewhere specified or included, raw or processed but not spun; tow, noils and waste of these fibres (including yarn waste and garnetted stock).
262 Man-made textile staple fibres processed for spinning
5506 Synthetic staple fibres, carded, combed or otherwise processed for spinning.
550620 Of polyesters
263 Textile yarn & thread of natural fibres
5004 Silk yarn (other than yarn spun from silk waste) not put up for retail sale.
500400 Silk yarn (other than yarn spun from silk waste) not put up for retail sale.
5005 Yarn spun from silk waste, not put up for retail sale.
500500 Yarn spun from silk waste, not put up for retail sale.
5106 Yarn of carded wool, not put up for retail sale.
510610 Containing 85 % or more by weight of wool
510620 Containing less than 85 % by weight of wool
5205 Cotton yarn (other than sewing thread), containing 85 % or more by weight of cotton, not put up for retail sale.
520511 Measuring 714.29 decitex or more (not exceeding 14 metric number)
520512 Measuring less than 714.29 decitex but not less than 232.56 decitex (exceeding 14 metric number but not exceeding 43 metric number)
520513 Measuring less than 232.56 decitex but not less than 192.31 decitex (exceeding 43 metric number but not exceeding 52 metric number)
520522 Measuring less than 714.29 decitex but not less than 232.56 decitex (exceeding 14 metric number but not exceeding 43 metric number)
520523 Measuring less than 232.56 decitex but not less than 192.31 decitex (exceeding 43 metric number but not exceeding 52 metric number)
520524 Measuring less than 192.31 decitex but not less than 125 decitex (exceeding 52 metric number but not exceeding 80 metric number)
520526 Measuring less than 125 decitex but not less than 106.38 decitex (exceeding 80 metric number but not exceeding 94 metric number)
520527 Measuring less than 106.38 decitex but not less than 83.33 decitex (exceeding 94 metric number but not exceeding 120 metric number)
520528 Measuring less than 83.33 decitex (exceeding 120 metric number)
520531 Measuring per single yarn 714.29 decitex or more (not exceeding 14 metric number per single yarn)
520535 Measuring per single yarn less than 125 decitex (exceeding 80 metric number per single yarn)
520548 Measuring per single yarn less than 83.33 decitex (exceeding 120 metric number per single yarn)
5307 Yarn of jute or of other textile bast fibres of heading 53.03.
530710 Single
264 Textile yarn & thread of man-made filaments or staple fibres
5401 Sewing thread of manmade filaments, whether or not put up for retail sale.
540110 Of synthetic filaments
540120 Of artificial filaments
5402 Synthetic filament yarn (other than sewing thread), not put up for retail sale, including synthetic monofilament of less than 67 decitex.
540262 Of polyesters
5403 Artificial filament yarn (other than sewing thread), not put up for retail sale, including artificial monofilament of less than 67 decitex.
540341 Of viscose rayon
5509 Yarn (other than sewing thread) of synthetic staple fibres, not put up for retail sale.
550911 Single yarn
550912 Multiple (folded) or cabled yarn
550921 Single yarn
550922 Multiple (folded) or cabled yarn
550931 Single yarn
550932 Multiple (folded) or cabled yarn
550951 Mixed mainly or solely with artificial staple fibres
550959 Other
550969 Other
5510 Yarn (other than sewing thread) of artificial staple fibres, not put up for retail sale.
551011 Single yarn
265 Woven fabrics of natural non-cotton fibres
5007 Woven fabrics of silk or of silk waste.
500720 Other fabrics, containing 85 % or more by weight of silk or of silk waste other than noil silk
500790 Other fabrics
266 Woven fabrics (except special fabrics) of cotton
5208 Woven fabrics of cotton, containing 85 % or more by weight of cotton, weighing not more than 200 g/m2.
520819 Other fabrics
520831 Plain weave, weighing not more than 100 g/m2
520851 Plain weave, weighing not more than 100 g/m2
5209 Woven fabrics of cotton, containing 85 % or more by weight of cotton, weighing more than 200 g/m2.
520942 Denim
5210 Woven fabrics of cotton, containing less than 85 % by weight of cotton, mixed mainly or solely with manmade fibres, weighing not more than 200 g/m2.
521039 Other fabrics
521059 Other fabrics
5211 Woven fabrics of cotton, containing less than 85 % by weight of cotton, mixed mainly or solely with manmade fibres, weighing more than 200 g/m2.
521119 Other fabrics
521120 Bleached
521142 Denim
521159 Other fabrics
267 Woven fabrics of man-made filaments & staple fibres
5407 Woven fabrics of synthetic filament yarn, including woven fabrics obtained from materials of heading 54.04.
540710 Woven fabrics obtained from high tenacity yarn of nylon or other polyamides or of polyesters
540720 Woven fabrics obtained from strip or the like
540751 Unbleached or bleached
540754 Printed
540761 Containing 85 % or more by weight of nontextured polyester filaments
540769 Other
5514 Woven fabrics of synthetic staple fibres, containing less than 85 % by weight of such fibres, mixed mainly or solely with cotton, of a weight exceeding 170 g/m².
551442 3thread or 4thread twill, including cross twill, of polyester staple fibres
5516 Woven fabrics of artificial staple fibres.
551694 Printed
271 Made-up textile articles
6301 Blankets and travelling rugs.
630140 Blankets (other than electric blankets) and travelling rugs, of synthetic fibres
6305 Sacks and bags, of a kind used for the packing of goods.
630532 Flexible intermediate bulk containers
630533 Other, of polyethylene or polypropylene strip or the like
630539 Other
6306 Tarpaulins, awnings and sunblinds; tents; sails for boats, sailboards or landcraft; camping goods.
630612 Of synthetic fibres
6307 Other made up articles, including dress patterns.
630790 Other
272 Carpets & other textile floor coverings
5702 Carpets and other textile floor coverings, woven, not tufted or flocked, whether or not made up, including “Kelem”, “Schumacks”, “Karamanie” and similar handwoven rugs.
570242 Of manmade textile materials
5703 Carpets and other textile floor coverings, tufted, whether or not made up.
570320 Of nylon or other polyamides
5704 Carpets and other textile floor coverings, of felt, not tufted or flocked, whether or not made up.
570490 Other
273 Twine, cordage, ropes & cables; articles thereof
5608 Knotted netting of twine, cordage or rope; made up fishing nets and other made up nets, of textile materials.
560811 Made up fishing nets
560890 Other
279 Textiles n.e.c.
5603 Nonwovens, whether or not impregnated, coated, covered or laminated.
560311 Weighing not more than 25 g/m²
560312 Weighing more than 25 g/m² but not more than 70 g/m²
560313 Weighing more than 70 g/m² but not more than 150 g/m²
560314 Weighing more than 150 g/m²
560394 Weighing more than 150 g/m²
5605 Metallised yarn, whether or not gimped, being textile yarn, or strip or the like of heading 54.04 or 54.05, combined with metal in the form of thread, strip or powder or covered with metal.
560500 Metallised yarn, whether or not gimped, being textile yarn, or strip or the like of heading 54.04 or 54.05, combined with metal in the form of thread, strip or powder or covered with metal.
5606 Gimped yarn, and strip and the like of heading 54.04 or 54.05, gimped (other than those of heading 56.05 and gimped horsehair yarn); chenille yarn (including flock chenille yarn); loop wale yarn.
560600 Gimped yarn, and strip and the like of heading 54.04 or 54.05, gimped (other than those of heading 56.05 and gimped horsehair yarn); chenille yarn (including flock chenille yarn); loop wale yarn.
5806 Narrow woven fabrics, other than goods of heading 58.07; narrow fabrics consisting of warp without weft assembled by means of an adhesive (bolducs).
580620 Other woven fabrics, containing by weight 5 % or more of lastomeric yarn or rubber thread
580632 Of manmade fibres
5807 Labels, badges and similar articles of textile materials, in the piece, in strips or cut to shape or size, not embroidered.
580710 Woven
580790 Other
5810 Embroidery in the piece, in strips or in motifs.
581099 Of other textile materials
5901 Textile fabrics coated with gum or amylaceous substances, of a kind used for the outer covers of books or the like; tracing cloth; prepared painting canvas; buckram and similar stiffened textile fabrics of a kind used for hat foundations.
590190 Other
5902 Tyre cord fabric of high tenacity yarn of nylon or other polyamides, polyesters or viscose rayon.
590210 Of nylon or other polyamides
590220 Of polyesters
5903 Textile fabrics impregnated, coated, covered or laminated with plastics, other than those of heading 59.02.
590310 With poly(vinyl chloride)
590320 With polyurethane
590390 Other
5907 Textile fabrics otherwise impregnated, coated or covered; painted canvas being theatrical scenery, studio backcloths or the like.
590700 Textile fabrics otherwise impregnated, coated or covered; painted canvas being theatrical scenery, studio backcloths or the like.
5911 Textile products and articles, for technical uses, specified in Note 7 to this Chapter.
591190 Other
281 Knitted or crocheted fabrics
6001 Pile fabrics, including “long pile” fabrics and terry fabrics, knitted or crocheted.
600129 Of other textile materials
600192 Of manmade fibres
6005 Warp knit fabrics (including those made on galloon knitting machines), other than those of headings 60.01 to 60.04.
600531 Unbleached or bleached
6006 Other knitted or crocheted fabrics.
600634 Printed
600690 Other
282 Wearing apparel, except fur apparel
4203 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, of leather or of composition leather.
420330 Belts and bandoliers
420340 Other clothing accessories
6109 Tshirts, singlets and other vests, knitted or crocheted.
610910 Of cotton
610990 Of other textile materials
6110 Jerseys, pullovers, cardigans, waistcoats and similar articles, knitted or crocheted.
611030 Of manmade fibres
611090 Of other textile materials
6111 Babies' garments and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted.
611190 Of other textile materials
6116 Gloves, mittens and mitts, knitted or crocheted.
611693 Of synthetic fibres
6203 Men's or boys' suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers, trousers, bib and brace overalls, breeches and shorts (other than swimwear).
620339 Of other textile materials
620349 Of other textile materials
6209 Babies' garments and clothing accessories.
620990 Of other textile materials
6212 Brassieres, girdles, corsets, braces, suspenders, garters and similar articles and parts thereof, whether or not knitted or crocheted.
621210 Brassieres
6217 Other made up clothing accessories; parts of garments or of clothing accessories, other than those of heading 62.12.
621710 Accessories
291 Tanned or dressed leather; composition leather
4105 Tanned or crust skins of sheep or lambs, without wool on, whether or not split, but not further prepared.
410510 In the wet state (including wetblue)
4106 Tanned or crust hides and skins of other animals, without wool or hair on, whether or not split, but not further prepared.
410621 In the wet state (including wetblue)
410622 In the dry state (crust)
4107 Leather further prepared after tanning or crusting, including parchmentdressed leather, of bovine (including buffalo) or equine animals, without hair on, whether or not split, other than leather of heading 41.14.
410719 Other
292 Luggage & handbags; saddlery & harness; other leather articles
4202 Trunks, suitcases, vanitycases, executivecases, briefcases, school satchels, spectacle cases, binocular cases, camera cases, musical instrument cases, gun cases, holsters and similar containers; travellingbags, insulated food or beverages bags, toile
420212 With outer surface of plastics or of textile materials
420221 With outer surface of leather or of composition leather
420222 With outer surface of plastic sheeting or of textile materials
420229 Other
335 Petroleum jelly, coke or bitumen; paraffin wax & similar products
2713 Petroleum coke, petroleum bitumen and other residues of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals.
271311 Not calcined
271320 Petroleum bitumen
343 Tanning or dyeing extracts; tannins; colouring matter n.e.c.
3204 Synthetic organic colouring matter, whether or not chemically defined; preparations as specified in Note 3 to this Chapter based on synthetic organic colouring matter; synthetic organic products of a kind used as fluorescent brightening agents or as lumin
320411 Disperse dyes and preparations based thereon
320412 Acid dyes, whether or not premetallised, and preparations based thereon; mordant dyes and preparations based thereon
320413 Basic dyes and preparations based thereon
320414 Direct dyes and preparations based thereon
320415 Vat dyes (including those usable in that state as pigments) and preparations based thereon
320416 Reactive dyes and preparations based thereon
320417 Pigments and preparations based thereon
320419 Other, including mixtures of colouring matter of two or more of the subheadings 3204.11 to 3204.19
320420 Synthetic organic products of a kind used as fluorescent brightening agents
354 Chemical products n.e.c.
3302 Mixtures of odoriferous substances and mixtures (including alcoholic solutions) with a basis of one or more of these substances, of a kind used as raw materials in industry; other preparations based on odoriferous substances, of a kind used for the manufa
330210 Of a kind used in the food or drink industries
330290 Other
355 Man-made fibres
5402 Synthetic filament yarn (other than sewing thread), not put up for retail sale, including synthetic monofilament of less than 67 decitex.
540231 Of nylon or other polyamides, measuring per single yarn not more than 50 tex
540233 Of polyesters
540244 Elastomeric
540245 Other, of nylon or other polyamides
540247 Other, of polyesters
540249 Other
540252 Of polyesters
5403 Artificial filament yarn (other than sewing thread), not put up for retail sale, including artificial monofilament of less than 67 decitex.
540331 Of viscose rayon, untwisted or with a twist not exceeding 120 turns per metre
540332 Of viscose rayon, with a twist exceeding 120 turns per metre
540339 Other
5404 Synthetic monofilament of 67 decitex or more and of which no crosssectional dimension exceeds 1 mm; strip and the like (for example, artificial straw) of synthetic textile materials of an apparent width not exceeding 5 mm.
540490 Other
5501 Synthetic filament tow.
550130 Acrylic or modacrylic
5502 Artificial filament tow.
550200 Artificial filament tow.
5503 Synthetic staple fibres, not carded, combed or otherwise processed for spinning.
550320 Of polyesters
550330 Acrylic or modacrylic
5504 Artificial staple fibres, not carded, combed or otherwise processed for spinning.
550410 Of viscose rayon
550490 Other
363 Semi-manufactures of plastics
3920 Other plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of plastics, noncellular and not reinforced, laminated, supported or similarly combined with other materials.
392010 Of polymers of ethylene
392020 Of polymers of propylene
392030 Of polymers of styrene
392043 Containing by weight not less than 6 % of plasticisers
392049 Other
392062 Of poly(ethylene terephthalate)
392063 Of unsaturated polyesters
392099 Of other plastics
3921 Other plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of plastics.
392112 Of polymers of vinyl chloride
392113 Of polyurethanes
392119 Of other plastics
392190 Other
384 Sports goods
9506 Articles and equipment for general physical exercise, gymnastics, athletics, other sports (including tabletennis) or outdoor games, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter; swimming pools and paddling pools.
950691 Articles and equipment for general physical exercise, gymnastics or athletics
950699 Other
392 Non-metal wastes or scraps
6309 Worn clothing and other worn articles.
630900 Worn clothing and other worn articles.
412 Products of iron or steel
7225 Flatrolled products of other alloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more.
722511 Grainoriented
722519 Other
722530 Other, not further worked than hotrolled, in coils
722540 Other, not further worked than hotrolled, not in coils
722599 Other
439 Other general-purpose machinery & parts
8421 Centrifuges, including centrifugal dryers; filtering or purifying machinery and apparatus, for liquids or gases.
842119 Other
842121 For filtering or purifying water
842123 Oil or petrolfilters for internal combustion engines
842129 Other
842131 Intake air filters for internal combustion engines
842139 Other
842191 Of centrifuges, including centrifugal dryers
842199 Other
8424 Mechanical appliances (whether or not handoperated) for projecting, dispersing or spraying liquids or powders; fire extinguishers, whether or not charged; spray guns and similar appliances; steam or sand blasting machines and similar jet projecting machi
842410 Fire extinguishers, whether or not charged
842489 Other
842490 Parts
441 Agricultural or forestry machinery & parts
8701 Tractors (other than tractors of heading 87.09).
870190 Other
445 Machinery for food, beverage & tobacco processing; parts
8438 Machinery, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter, for the industrial preparation or manufacture of food or drink, other than machinery for the extraction or preparation of animal or fixed vegetable fats or oils.
843810 Bakery machinery and machinery for the manufacture of macaroni, spaghetti or similar products
843820 Machinery for the manufacture of confectionery, cocoa or chocolate
843850 Machinery for the preparation of meat or poultry
843860 Machinery for the preparation of fruits, nuts or vegetables
452 Computing machinery & parts
8517 Telephone sets, including telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks; other apparatus for the transmission or reception of voice, images or other data, including apparatus for communication in a wired or wireless network (such as a lo
851769 Other
461 Electric motors, generators & transformers; parts
8501 Electric motors and generators (excluding generating sets).
850110 Motors of an output not exceeding 37.5 W
850140 Other AC motors, singlephase
850152 Of an output exceeding 750 W but not exceeding 75 kW
850153 Of an output exceeding 75 kW
850161 Of an output not exceeding 75 kVA
850164 Of an output exceeding 750 kVA
472 Television & radio transmitters; cameras; telephone sets
8517 Telephone sets, including telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks; other apparatus for the transmission or reception of voice, images or other data, including apparatus for communication in a wired or wireless network (such as a lo
851712 Telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks
851761 Base stations
851762 Machines for the reception, conversion and transmission or regeneration of voice, images or other data, including switching and routing apparatus
474 Parts for the goods of classes 4721 to 4733 & 4822
8517 Telephone sets, including telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks; other apparatus for the transmission or reception of voice, images or other data, including apparatus for communication in a wired or wireless network (such as a lo
851770 Parts
475 Disks, tapes, storage devices & other media, not recorded
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852359 Other
476 Disks, tapes & other physical media, recorded
" class="default-popupover-item"> 8523 Discs, tapes, solidstate nonvolatile storage devices, "smart cards" and other media for the recording of sound or of other phenomena, whether or not recorded, including matrices and masters for the production of discs, but excluding products of Chapter
852349 Other
852380 Other
479 Cards with magnetic strips or chip
" class="default-popupover-item"> 8523 Discs, tapes, solidstate nonvolatile storage devices, "smart cards" and other media for the recording of sound or of other phenomena, whether or not recorded, including matrices and masters for the production of discs, but excluding products of Chapter
852352 ìSmart cardsî
481 Medical & surgical equipment & orthopaedic appliances
9018 Instruments and appliances used in medical, surgical, dental or veterinary sciences, including scintigraphic apparatus, other electromedical apparatus and sighttesting instruments.
901812 Ultrasonic scanning apparatus
901813 Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus
901819 Other
901831 Syringes, with or without needles
901832 Tubular metal needles and needles for sutures
901839 Other
901890 Other instruments and appliances
491 Motor vehicles, trailers & semi-trailers; parts
8701 Tractors (other than tractors of heading 87.09).
870120 Road tractors for semitrailers
8703 Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading 87.02), including station wagons and racing cars.
870321 Of a cylinder capacity not exceeding 1,000 cc
870322 Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 1,000 cc but not exceeding 1,500 cc
870323 Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 1,500 cc but not exceeding 3,000 cc
870324 Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 3,000 cc
870333 Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 2,500 cc
870390 Other

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