A4 Size Paper Import Duty in Pakistan – Custom Duty on A4 Size Paper in Pakistan

Last Updated: August 6, 2019
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A4 Size Paper Import Duty in Pakistan

Here in this post, We have explained everything related to A4 Size Paper Import Duty in Pakistan. We also discussed here complete details about Customs Duty on A4 Size Paper in Pakistan i.e Custom duty, sales tax, income tax etc…

A4 Size Paper HS Code:4802.5600

Import Duties on A4 Size Paper in Pakistan

  1. A4 Size Paper Customs Duty 20%
  2. A4 Size Paper Sales Tax 17%
  3. A4 Size Paper Additional Sales Tax 3%
  4. A4 Size Paper Income Tax 3% for Filer & 12% for Unfiler
  5. A4 Size Paper Additional Customs Duty 7%

Condition and Document Requirement for A4 Size Paper

Instruction

  • As per Finance Act, 2019, Amendment has been made in Anti-Dumping Act, 2015 (the “Act”) by omitting Section 51(e) of the Act. Therefore, Anti-Dumping will be levied on imports that are used as inputs in products destined solely for exports and are covered under any scheme exempting customs duty for export under the Custom Act, 1969 with effect from July 01, 2019.
  • The Honorable Lahore High Court, Rawalpindi Bench, Rawalpindi vide its order dated 04-07-2019 passed in R.A.No. 08/2019 in W.P.No. 979/2018 and R.A.NO. 09/2019 in W.P.No. 980/2018 has extended the injunctive order dated 03-04-2018 till the next date of hearing. Therefore, duty may not be collected from all importers.
  • The Honorable Sindh High Court, Karachi vide its order dated 28-06-2019 passed in C.P.NO. 4319/2019 has restrained the respondents from taking any coercive action against petitioners pursuant to order of the National Tariff Commission. Therefore, the duty may not be collected from the following petitioners till further instruction:- 1. M/s. Madiha International (Pvt.) Ltd. 2. M/s. Salman Paper Products (Pvt.) Ltd. 3. M/s. Hamdam Paper Products (Pvt.) Ltd.
  • The Honorable Lahore High Court, Rawalpindi Bench had suspended the final determination dated 30-03-2018 of the Commission vide its order dated 03-04-2018 in W.P.No. 979/2018 and 980/2018. The Honorable court has recalled its earlier order and vacated the stay order in both the petitions. Further, the Suit No. 1047/2017 has already disposed of by the Honorable Sindh High Court, therefore the earlier special instructions are hereby recalled and duty may be collected from all importers.
  • It may please be noted that investigated product was “Certain Uncoated Writing Printing Paper of weight not less than 50 g/m2 and not more than 130 g/m2, containing 100 percent by weight of fibers, fibers made from wood (“certain paper”). The investigated product falls under Pakistan Customs Tariff (“PCT”) Nos. 4802.5510, 4802.5600, 4802.5700 and 4802.6200. However, it is clarified that Colour Paper, Quran Paper and Decorative Paper although importing under the aforementioned (same) PCT heads, but neither were not part of the investigated product, nor the duty has been imposed on these types of papers. Therefore, the duty shall not be collected from the importers of such type of papers”.
  • The Honorable Lahore High Court, Rawalpindi Bench vide its order dated October 10, 2018 in W.P No. 979/2018 has directed that “in the meantime, the original injunctive order dated 3rd April, 2018 is restored”. Therefore, the duties may not be collected from all importers till further instructions.
  • The Honorable Lahore High Court, Rawalpindi Bench vide its orders dated 26-09-2018 in W.P Nos. 979/2018, and 980/2018 extended the interim relief already granted to the extent of petitioners only. The Petitioners in the aforesaid petitions include: – M/s Paper Burg International, and M/s Abbas Stationers. Therefore, the anti-dumping duty may not be collected from these importers. However, the special instructions related to W.P No. 979/2018 wherein the duty was suspended for all importers are hereby re-called.
  • “the Honorable Lahore High Court, Rawalpindi Bench vide its order dated 3rd April, 2018 in W.P No. 979/2018 has suspended the operation of the Commission’s final determination dated 30-03-2018. Therefore, the duties may not be collected till further instructions’”.
  • In pursuance of orders passed by the Honorable Sindh High Court in Suit No. 1047 of 2017, no coercive action shall be taken against the following plaintiffs till further orders; 1.M/S Shahzad Iqbal, Sole Proprietor of dawn Paper Mart, Shop No 9, Dar ul Hina Building, Paper Mart KARACHI. 2.M/S M. Kamil & Sons Pvt Ltd., Office No. P-24/B, Behind Hashmi Can Textile, Karachi. 3.M/S Saima Packaging Pvt Ltd., Plot No. 60/A, Sector 15, Korangi Industrial Area, Karachi. 4.M/S Al Yaqeen Packages Pvt Ltd., Plot No 150, Sector 23, Korangi Industrial Area, Karachi.”
  • “the Honorable Lahore High Court, Rawalpindi Bench vide its order dated 3rd April, 2018 in W.P No. 979/2018 has suspended the operation of the Commission’s final determination dated 30-03-2018. Therefore, the duties may not be collected till further instructions’”.
  • In pursuance of orders passed by the Honorable Sindh High Court in Suit No. 1047 of 2017, no coercive action shall be taken against the following plaintiffs till further orders; 1. M/S Shahzad Iqbal, Sole Proprietor of dawn Paper Mart, Shop No 9, Dar ul Hina Building, Paper Mart KARACHI. 2. M/S M. Kamil & Sons Pvt Ltd., Office No. P-24/B, Behind Hashmi Can Textile, Karachi. 3. M/S Saima Packaging Pvt Ltd., Plot No. 60/A, Sector 15, Korangi Industrial Area, Karachi. 4. M/S Al Yaqeen Packages Pvt Ltd., Plot No 150, Sector 23, Korangi Industrial Area, Karachi.”
  • Please check As per Appendix B-Part II serial 12, NOC from Pakistan Security Papers and Security Printing Corporation is required on import of “Security paper”, Provided that Pakistan Security Printing Corporation shall be allowed to import the said paper without taking NOC from the Security Papers Limited to meet its own requirement
  • Please check As per Appendix G serial 264 “Weighing 40 g/ m² or more but not more than 150 g/ m², in , sheets with one side not exceeding 435 mm and the other side not exceeding 297mm in the unfolded state” classifiable under PCT 4802.5600 is Not Impor

Exemptions / SROs for A4 Size Paper

Duty

SRO

Description

Customs Duty
558(I)/2004-875
Concession of Customs Duty on import of Weighing 40 g/m2 or more but not more than 150 g/m2, in sheets with one side not exceeding 435 mm and the other side not exceeding 297 mm in the unfolded state. .under Agreement of SAARC countries

Customs Duty
SRO1261(I)/2007-2527
Table-I Custom Duty @20%on import of goods into Pakistan from Malaysia under FTA-Weighing 40 g/ m² or more but not more than 150 g/ m², in sheets with one side not exceeding 435 mm and the other side not exceeding 297mm in the unfolded state

Customs Duty
SRO280(I)/2014-1
Federal Government is pleased to exempt on import into Pakistan from Sri Lanka, if made in conformity with the “rules of Determination of Origin of Goods under the Free Trade Agreement between the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (Pakistan-Sri Lanka FTA Rules of Origin)” and the operating “Certification Procedures for the Rules of Origin”, notified by the Ministry of Commerce- ALL THE GOODS MENTIONED IN THE FISRT SCHEDULE TO THE SAID ACT BUT NOT SPECIFIED IN TABLES I, II & III OF SRO 280(I)/2014

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