The FBR Chairman Syed Mohammad Shabbar Zaidi had also urged the traders to refrain from dealing in smuggled
goods and contribute positively to the government's initiative to revive the economy, it added.
Sources said a decision was taken that the FBR gets its report prepared by the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics every year to estimate the amount and value of goods smuggled
into Pakistan and the quantities seized.
cigarettes were consigned to several persons.
But it is certainly not difficult to bar passenger buses from carrying smuggled
Iranian oil reduce risking precious lives.
Initially, the tankers carrying this smuggled
oil entered Balochistan from Iran and after passing through dozens of customs and police checkposts they enter Rahim Yar Khan from Kashmore, Kot Sabzal and Shaheed Benazir Bridge at Chachran Sharif.
Currently, he added, there are only a handful of tyre manufacturers competing against over 100 smuggled
or heavily under invoiced tyre brands.
And about 47 percent of the tea demand was reached via illegal means and highlighted the share of smuggled
mobile phones demand was recorded at 59 percent, whilst the remaining amount was satisfied through the documented economy.
Intelligence also reveals that huge quantities of gold bars of foreign origin are being smuggled
from Myanmar through Indo-Myanmar border adjacent to Moreh in the state of Manipur and from the Zokhawthar area in Mizoram.
Seklawi and Regie officials displayed samples of the smuggled
cigars and cigarettes during the news conference.
The animals are smuggled
to Southeast Asia for food and drug purposes.
Similarly, cost of one container of tyres transport to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa legally is 4,963,200 rupees and the cost of smuggled
container is 4,963,200 rupees which give loss of rupees 353,200 rupees to government.
He told Manila Standard that 600,000 metric tons of rice worth Philippine Peso10 billion (Dh833.3 million) was smuggled
into the country in 2012, adding that smuggled
chicken and pork products reached Philippine Peso8 billion (Dh666 million); fish and aquatic products, Philippine Peso3.8 billion (Dh316.6 million) ; sugar at Philippine Peso 4.8 billion (Dh400 million); onion and other vegetables, Philippine Peso3.5 billion (Dh291.6 million)