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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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.
However, an association of the customs clearing agents refused to accept the system, bringing trade to a halt at the key border point.
The meeting also hosted members of Bahrain Customs Clearing Agents Society, headed by deputy chairman, Mohammed Hasan Al-Mutghawi, who explained the role of the society and expressed keenness on consolidating efforts with the BCCI.
According to details, 58 firms remained engaged in the import of betel leaves with the help of Customs clearing agents at Lahore airport.
Indian importers and customs clearing agents claimed that the department had stopped the import of agriculture commodities from India without a warning or written order.
The Premier stressed that all government departments should take the interests and livelihoods of customs clearing agents into account, and directed the Labour and Social Development Minister to follow up on the complaints of the Bahrain Customs Clearing Agents Society.
Ahead of the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations Headquarters Session (FIATA Headquarters Session), Daily News Egypt spoke to Ahmed Moustafa, chief of the Customs Clearing Agents Syndicate in Alexandria and chairman of Safety Link Company for shipping and trade said.
resolution of the problems of customs clearing agents
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