Customs Clearing Agent

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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Tenders are invited for appointment of customs clearing agent
Panayiotis Avraam, 42, a customs clearing agent received a 24-month sentence while Vashe Zatogian, 40, a cigar shop owner was sentenced to 10 months.
According to the Complainant, being Customs clearing agent, he acted on behalf of the importer as his agent.
Meanwhile, customs clearing agent and importer and exporter Shujauddin lauded the online system, said backward areas like Parachinar would greatly benefit from the move.
Sabir Khan, a customs clearing agent, said that boundary walls of some warehouses and shops also collapsed due to heavy rains.
ANF carrying immediate action also arrested the Customs clearing agent and the exporter of the container, who had booked the container for transportation to India.
The same bench on Wednesday set aside a conviction order of a trial court and acquitted three persons in a case pertaining to the kidnapping and murder of a customs clearing agent.
LANDI KOTAL -- The agitating customs clearing agents at Torkham agreed to end their five-day strike after successful negotiations with the customs officials in Peshawar on Tuesday.
Mr Sarhadi, who is also former senior vice president of Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry and ex- senior vice president of Pak-Afghan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PAJCCI), said that the clearing process is being stopped for last three day due to strike of customs clearing agents at Torkham border, affecting export and Afghan transit trade and will also bring negative impact on already fragile economy of the country.
Faiz criticized the 100 per cent examination of route deviation-marked containers from Afghanistan to Pakistan at Torkham border for which, being charged Rs15,000 to Rs17,000 per container from Afghan clients, due to which customs clearing agents observed strike on the Torkham border.
In November, however, trade at the border was suspended for several days after customs clearing agents and transporters went on a strike citing a lack of facilities.
Trade between Pakistan and Afghanistan via Torkham remained suspended Sunday as the protest strike of customs clearing agents and transporters entersfourth consecutive day, a report in the local media has informed.
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