ANNOUNCEMENT 28 Jun 2014In June 2014, the government of Pakistan announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
S.R.O. 580 (I)/2014
Amended - S.R.O. 559(I)/2008
On 28 June 2014, Pakistan withdrew the reduced customs duty it offered on import of most raw materials for the manufacture of laundry soap and toilet soap in the Azad Jammu & Kashmir region. Import of Surface Active agents for the manufacture of toilet soaps are still allowed reduced import duty; however the maximum duty applicable on such imports has been increased from 10% to 15%.
The orignial reductions were offered since June 2008. The measure was withdrawn in the 2015-16 budget.