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  • Islamabad’s traders refuse to close shop early

    ISLAMABAD: Terming the government’s decision to close markets early ‘illogical’, the traders of the federal capital announced on Sunday that they would not comply...

    Addressing a press conference here at the National Press Club, representatives of the traders union and Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) announced that markets and shops will remain open late into the night, as government’s decision, in its current form,...

  • Meat shop, food outlets sealed and fined in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: A meat shop and two cafes were sealed whereas another cafe and a restaurant were fined during raids conducted by Additional Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Abdul Sattar Isani in Kohsar Market area of the federal capital city on Saturday...

    Read: 17 outlets sealed as food campaign reaches IslamabadThe ICT administration’s official Facebook page claims that Qureshi Meat Shop was sealed after all freezers were found rusty... ...

  • UK reiterates duty-free access for Pakistan after Brexit

    ISLAMABAD: The United Kingdom reiterated its commitment on Monday to retain duty-free access for Pakistan on the pattern of European Generalised System of Preferences Plus (GSP+) scheme after Brexit early next year...

    The repeat assurance, first given in July, came from United Kingdom Minister of State for Trade Policy Greg Hands in a meeting with Pakistan’s Commerce Minister Pervaiz Malik, the UK High Commission said in a press...

  • ‘Gwadar to be declared duty-free port soon’

    KARACHI: The government has decided to declare Gwadar a duty-free port, Federal Minister for Ports and Shipping Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo disclosed on Tuesday, saying that incentives in this regard would be officially unveiled soon...

    Speaking as a chief guest at a seminar “Future Prospects of Shipping Industry in Pakistan” organised by the Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC), he said the port would be made hub of imports and...

  • Nepal mulling duty-free access to China for 400 products

    NEPAL plans to ask China to provide duty-free access to around 400 new products with export potential during Prime Minister K...

    Nepali traders can presently export 8,030 products to China without paying import duty, but they have been complaining that the list does not include some goods with high export prospects...

  • Textile mills want duty-free cotton imports

    LAHORE: The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (Aptma) on Thursday urged the government to immediately remove 4 per cent customs duty and 5pc sales tax on cotton imports to help the spinning industry stay competitive...

    On the other hand, the Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (Prgmea) has sought immediate removal of 10pc regulatory duty, customs duty and other taxes on the import of yarn form all...

  • Industry resents duty-free import of spare parts for Belarus tractor maker

    LAHORE: The local tractor industry has resented the Engineering Development Board’s (EDB) permission to Minsk Tractor Works Pakistan Ltd to assemble Belarus model MT 510 and import spare parts duty free...

    Terming it as a violation of the Auto Policy 2016-2021, the local industry urged the federal government to review decision as incentives to import tractor parts at zero rated custom duty has already generated uncertainty for future...

  • Manufacturers oppose duty-free cement imports

    KARACHI: Some people are demanding zero duty on cement imports, which will be devastating for the local industry, All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) Chairman Sayeed Tariq Saigol said on Wednesday, according to a press release...

    He said the people demanding the removal of the duty should see the fate of local industries like tiles and tyres in the wake of the reduction in import tariffs because energy costs in...

  • Duty-free access to US market renewed

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has qualified for the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) eligibility assessment and will continue to receive duty-free treatment for its eligible exports to the US market...

    He expressed hope that the US companies will take advantage of their presence in the Pakistani market and expand their footprint in view of strong performance of Pakistan’s economy, improved security and energy situation, large and growing...

  • ECC allows duty-free cotton imports

    ISLAMABAD: The government on Tuesday ordered immediate clearance of about Rs36 billion refund claims of exporters and allowed tax and duty-free import of cotton in addition to mandating the payment of duties and taxes on import of vehicles in foreign exchange...

    In response to demands of the textile industry, the ECC approved withdrawal of customs duty, additional customs duty and sales tax on import of cotton effective Feb 1-June 30,...

  • Duty-free wheat import by private party allowed

    • ECC okays import of 300,000 tonnes of food staple to ease price hike • Orders immediate release of stocks held by Passco, provincial departments • First shipment is expected to reach Karachi by Feb 15 • Meeting approves reduction of GIDC on gas consumed by fertiliser manufacturersISLAMABAD: Amid a political debate over the wheat and flour crisis, the government on Monday allowed duty-free import of 300,000 tonnes of wheat to ease an...

  • Duty-free wheat import by private party allowed

    • ECC okays import of 300,000 tonnes of food staple to ease price hike • Orders immediate release of stocks held by Passco, provincial departments • First shipment is expected to reach Karachi by Feb 15 • Meeting approves reduction of GIDC on gas consumed by fertiliser manufacturersISLAMABAD: Amid a political debate over the wheat and flour crisis, the government on Monday allowed duty-free import of 300,000 tonnes of wheat to ease an...

  • ECC allows duty-free import of wheat

    ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Wednesday allowed tax and duty- free import of wheat...

    The meeting was given a presentation on the status of wheat procurement by the Pakistan Agriculture Storage and Services Corporation (Passco) and provinces for which the government had announced an allocation of Rs286bn funds as part of the Covid-19 Relief and Stimulus Package...

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