Increase in customs duty on import of fruits and vegetables from Afghanistan
LAHORE / KARACHI: Customs duty on fruits and vegetables imported from Afghanistan to Pakistan has been increased, while the prices will increase due to additional taxes.
According to the customs authorities, customs duties and taxes have been implemented which will remain in effect until February 21, 2023. According to private TV, the duty on apples has been increased by 59,000 per ton, the duty on grapefruit has been increased by 42,811 rupees per ton, the duty on pomegranate has been increased by 60,842 rupees, and the duty on apricots by 33,527 rupees has gone
The business community rejected the increase in taxes, saying that the import of fruits from Afghanistan has been stopped. Pakistani importers and clearing associations have protested the increase in taxes.