Customs Clearing Agent

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Customs Clearing Agent

A person who is responsible for a client's customs procedures. A customs clearing agent ensures compliance with relevant laws in order to expedite the import or export process.
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The meeting emphasized that customs clearing agents shall be committed to clearing the customs goods without delay, similarly committing the importers to the instructions of importing goods.
Moreover, it will also create job openings for importers as well as exporters, plus customs clearing agents, manual workers and other stakeholders, emphasized the official.
The annual conference gathers experts and representatives from industry, academia and government to openly exchange ideas, share latest research, development experiences and strategy forward to the supply chain, transport and logistics industry In a press release, the organisers said the summit has been carefully designed to meet the needs of procurement executives, supply chain managers, logistics and fleet management personnel from mining companies, manufacturing enterprises, service providers, wholesalers, retailers, distributors, customs clearing agents, shipping agents and freight forwarding agents.
He urged for permission for customs clearing agents to set up offices at Multan Airport as it would accelerate the clearance process.
LAHORE -- The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry has agreed to extend full support to Customs Clearing Agents to make the Lahore Dry Port profitable again.
To curtail the menace of smuggling, it has also been mentioned in the agreement that financial guarantees equal to the amount of import levies of Pakistan will have to be deposited by authorised brokers or customs clearing agents to check unauthorised trade, and these deposits will be released after the goods exit the country.
The resolution was moved by Chairman Customs Clearing Agents Group, Ziaul Haq Sarhadi.
Manama, Nov19(BNA)The Customs Affairs Directorate began to enforce from November 18 the rules imposing fines on customs clearing agents who unnecessarily delay clearing their products for more than four hours on King Fahad Causeway.
General secretary of Customs Clearing Agents Association Dilip Singh said, "It is mainly due to rain that the volume of trade has dropped, but at the same time the importers and exporters are wary of escalating tension between the two nations and Pakistan's volatile political situation.
Tariq, Hasan Amjad, Muhammad Nasir Hameed Khan, Zahid Javed Ahmad, Mudassar Masood and Muhammad Akram Malik, Chairman Alliance Steering Committee Mian Anjum Nisar, Advisor to Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Ali Mian, Sohail Lashari, Sheikh Muhammad Asif, Sheikh Muhammad Arshad, Chairman Lahore Custom Clearing Agents Association Muhammad Amjad Chaudhry, President Agha Iftikhar Ahmad, Senior Vice President Ijaz Rasheed and a large number of customs clearing agents attended the reception.
In this context, it has also been agreed that financial guarantees equal to the amount of import levies of Pakistan have to be deposited by authorised brokers, customs clearing agents to check the un-authorised trade and these deposits will be released after the goods exit the country.
These views were expressed by President Balochistan Customs Clearing Agents Association (BCCAA) Naseebullah Tareen while addressing a meeting held at provincial secretariat here Friday.
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