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Customs

A general term for an agency in a country responsible for controlling the flow of goods into the country. Customs agencies attempt to prevent dangerous, hazardous or illegal materials from entering the country, and also collect tariffs and other taxes. They may also enforce import quotas.
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Jawwad Uwais Agha, Member Customs (Operations), Federal Board of Revenue, Islamabad has deployed a large number of customs personnel to cater to the urgent requirements at Torkham Customs.
While elaborating FBR's seriousness, FBR Chairman Syed Shabbar Zaidi said that the exports and Transit to Afghanistan bear much promise for expansion of the customs operations at Torkham and the customs department being the premier agency has put its teams in place to brace up this situation.
'It has come to our attention the promulgation of CMO 34-2019 entitled 'Interim guidelines implementing section 106 and 107 of Republic Act 10863, otherwise known as the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act [CMTA],'' the letter read.
"While transporting the goods which are imported into the country, entrepreneurs can negotiate with any carrier regarding the prices that correspond to their business activity," the Azerbaijani State Customs Committee said.
The fifth schedule deals with concessional customs duty rates on imports of machinery, goods and materials.
The control room is the first of its kind in the region and was established in 2007 to enhance control over customs entry points and border exits.
Dubai: The number of customs declarations carried out by Dubai Customs had reached 78 per cent of the overall transactions carried out by the customs authority.
It has emerged, that Siginon was contracted by the importer of the vehicles, CMC De Ravenna Intinera JV Kenya, to offer customs bonded warehousing at its JKIA Nairobi premises.
The launch was held in cooperation with local customs departments under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, and with the attendance of its strategic partners, reported Emirates news agency Wam.
The training was arranged by the directorate of training and research (customs), Islamabad, under customs agents rules 99, at Model Customs Collectorate here.
President FCAG KP, Zia-ul-Haq Sarhadi has hailed holding of training for Custom Agents and appreciated the efforts of Collector Customs Peshawar, Dr.
Customs brokers are private individuals, partnerships or associations licensed to assist importers and exporters in meeting requirements governing imports and exports.

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