ANNOUNCEMENT 13 Jun 2013

On 27 June 2013, the National Assembly of Pakistan approved the federal budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year. The measure includes the following trade-related measures:

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 13 Jun 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

- Custom duty on imported hybrid cars is reduced. - Office and school supplies are reduced from 25% to 20%. - Duty on water treatment and purifying machinery is reduced from 25% to 15%. - Duty on Medium Density Fiber (MDF) Board is reduced from 20% to 15%
Inception date: 13 Jun 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

- Duty on betel nuts is increased from 5% to 10%, betel leaves from Rs. 200/kg to Rs.300/kg. - The withholding tax at import stage is increased from 5% to 5.5% for all taxpayers other than industrial undertakings and companies. - The 10-year tax holiday i