ANNOUNCEMENT 27 May 2021

Pakistan has increased the customs valuation, of several paper products, used for calculating the import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

7

  • 7 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 27 May 2021 | Removal date: open ended

Import tariff

On 27 May 2021, Pakistan's Directorate General of Customs Valuation through Valuation Ruling No. 1534/2021 increased the reference values for the calculation of customs duties for the imports of certain paper products from China as below -

  • Non-Carbon releasing paper coated front and back - from USD 1.27/kg. to USD 1.47/kg.
  • Non-Carbon releasing paper coated back - from USD 1.30/kg. to USD 1.44/kg.
  • Non-Carbon releasing raper coated front - from USD 1.27/kg. to USD 1.44/kg.
  • One or both side coated art card/board with Kaolin or other inorganic substance - from USD 0.70/kg to USD 0.89/kg.
  • Coated art paper in sheets both inside with Kaolin or other inorganic substance - from USD 0.63/kg to USD 0.83/kg.

Imports of these goods will be assessed to the above minimum customs values for assessment of duty or taxes. USD 25/Metric Tonne will be deducted for the assessable value of reels.

The import valuation for these goods was last amended on 20 July 2020 (See related State Act).

AFFECTED SECTORS

 

AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
Inception date: 27 May 2021 | Removal date: open ended

Import tariff

On 27 May 2021, Pakistan's Directorate General of Customs Valuation through Valuation Ruling No. 1534/2021 increased the reference values for the calculation of customs duties for the imports of certain paper products from Indonesia as below -

  • Non-Carbon releasing paper coated front and back - from USD 1.30/kg. to USD 1.50/kg.
  • Non-Carbon releasing paper coated back - from USD 1.31/kg. to USD 1.47/kg.
  • Non-Carbon releasing raper coated front - from USD 1.31/kg. to USD 1.47/kg.
  • One or both side coated art card/board with Kaolin or other inorganic substance - from USD 0.72/kg to USD 0.91/kg.
  • Coated art paper in sheets both inside with Kaolin or other inorganic substance - from USD 0.64/kg to USD 0.84/kg.

Imports of these goods will be assessed to the above minimum customs values for assessment of duty or taxes. USD 25/Metric Tonne will be deducted for the assessable value of reels.

The import valuation for these goods was last amended on 20 July 2020 (See related State Act).

Inception date: 27 May 2021 | Removal date: open ended

Import tariff

On 27 May 2021, Pakistan's Directorate General of Customs Valuation through Valuation Ruling No. 1534/2021 increased the reference values for the calculation of customs duties for the imports of certain paper products from the Republic of Korea as below -

  • One or both side coated art card/board with Kaolin or other inorganic substance - from USD 0.73/kg to USD 0.92/kg.
  • Coated art paper in sheets both inside with Kaolin or other inorganic substance - from USD 0.67/kg to USD 0.87/kg.

Imports of these goods will be assessed to the above minimum customs values for assessment of duty or taxes. USD 25/Metric Tonne will be deducted for the assessable value of reels.

The import valuation for these goods was last amended on 20 July 2020 (See related State Act).

Inception date: 27 May 2021 | Removal date: open ended

Import tariff

On 27 May 2021, Pakistan's Directorate General of Customs Valuation through Valuation Ruling No. 1534/2021 increased the reference values for the calculation of customs duties for the imports of certain paper products from Japan as below -

  • One or both side coated art card/board with Kaolin or other inorganic substance - from USD 0.72/kg to USD 0.91/kg.
  • Coated art paper in sheets both inside with Kaolin or other inorganic substance - from USD 0.64/kg to USD 0.83/kg.

Imports of these goods will be assessed to the above minimum customs values for assessment of duty or taxes. USD 25/Metric Tonne will be deducted for the assessable value of reels.

The import valuation for these goods was last amended on 20 July 2020 (See related State Act).

Inception date: 27 May 2021 | Removal date: open ended

Import tariff

On 27 May 2021, Pakistan's Directorate General of Customs Valuation through Valuation Ruling No. 1534/2021 increased the reference values for the calculation of customs duties for the imports of certain paper products from European countries as below -

  • One or both side coated art card/board with Kaolin or other inorganic substance - from USD 0.75/kg to USD 0.94/kg.
  • Coated art paper in sheets both inside with Kaolin or other inorganic substance - from USD 0.70/kg to USD 0.90/kg.

Imports of these goods will be assessed to the above minimum customs values for assessment of duty or taxes. USD 25/Metric Tonne will be deducted for the assessable value of reels.

The import valuation for these goods was last amended on 20 July 2020 (See related State Act).

Inception date: 27 May 2021 | Removal date: open ended

Import tariff

On 27 May 2021, Pakistan's Directorate General of Customs Valuation through Valuation Ruling No. 1534/2021 increased the reference values for the calculation of customs duties for the imports of certain paper products from all countries except China, Indonesia, the Republic of Korea, Japan, or Europe as below -

  • One or both side coated art card/board with Kaolin or other inorganic substance - from USD 0.75/kg to USD 0.94/kg.
  • Coated art paper in sheets both inside with Kaolin or other inorganic substance - from USD 0.70/kg to USD 0.90/kg.

Imports of these goods will be assessed to the above minimum customs values for assessment of duty or taxes. USD 25/Metric Tonne will be deducted for the assessable value of reels.

The import valuation for these goods was last amended on 20 July 2020 (See related State Act).

Inception date: 27 May 2021 | Removal date: open ended

Import tariff

On 27 May 2021, Pakistan's Directorate General of Customs Valuation through Valuation Ruling No. 1534/2021 increased the reference values for the calculation of customs duties for the imports of certain paper products from all countries as below -

  • Light weight coated paper - from USD 0.70/kg to USD 0.90/kg.
  • Other types of paper under HS 4810.29 - from USD 0.71/kg to USD 0.91/kg.

Imports of these goods will be assessed to the above minimum customs values for assessment of duty or taxes. USD 25/Metric Tonne will be deducted for the assessable value of reels.

The import valuation for these goods was last amended on 20 July 2020 (See related State Act).