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CUSTOMS. This term is usually applied to those taxes which are payable upon goods and merchandise imported or exported. Story, Const. Sec. 949; Bac. Ab. Smuggling.

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The Finance said there will be no custom duty on 25 imported items including raw material, fertilizer and heavy machinery.
and custom duty on hundreds of items and collecting merely Rs 55 billion, does not take any measures whatsoever to stop under invoicing from China which shall yield Rs.
The export is not taking place due to high custom duty.
Rokhan said they paid 20,000 Pakistan rupees in transportation cost and custom duty on importing a buffalo from Pakistan.
Khan said the government on their demand did not reduce custom duty to uniform level of 10 percent from 20-25 percent on two categories, (uncoated and coated paper and board).
The ministry's present practice of issuing ' custom duty exemption certificate' may be dispensed with.
However Customs officials at Delhi, classified the new generation technology as computer parts, which attract 10% basic custom duty plus 13 CVD plus 5% special custom duty and 4% special additional duty, taking the duties even higher then the finance ministry recommendations.
It will produce trucks for Russia and neighbouring markets within the CIS-region, where the new custom duty levels are introduced as of January 12th.
Islamabad -- The people have been deprived of the subsidy on sugar like petroleum when government has imposed 20-30% custom duty on the former import as sugar price goes up.