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China refuse import of N. Korean anthracite coal shipment

BEIJING: China has returned a shipment of anthracite coal to North Korea because it failed to meet standards for mercury emissions, according to a local report here the other day. This appears to be the second rejection by China of the North Korean mineral this year. The shipment arrived at the Longkou port of China’s northern coastal province of Shandong ... Read More »

Turkey energy imports to cross $181 billion in 3 years

ANKARA: According to the Medium-Term Economic Program, the country’s energy import bill will total $181.3 billion in next three years. Turkey’s energy import bill will total $181.3 billion in the next three years, figures in the Medium Term Economic Program show. The economic program for the years between 2015 and 2017 was announced by Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan Wednesday. ... Read More »

Import 57,400 tons fertilizers: China Customs releases quickly fertilizers to support spring planting

BEIJING: It’s the most important time for spring planting in the year. Xinsha Customs House(affiliated to Huangpu Customs District), implementing the preferential policies to support agricultural development promulgated by the central government, has adopted an array of measures to make clearance easier for the fertilizer importers, which include the 7*24 hour work-at-appointment scheme, priority over customs formalities handling and speeding ... Read More »

$4.862b worth of import, export goods transported by China-Europe Trains in 2014

BEIJING: China Customs has exercised control over USD4.862 billion worth of import and export goods transported by trains traveling along China-Europe rail routes in 2014, announced the General Administration of Customs here the other day. China Customs will make a special effort in 2015 to push through among the national Customs of the countries located along the Silk Road Economic ... Read More »

$4.862b worth of import, export goods transported by China-Europe Trains in 2014

BEIJING: China Customs has exercised control over USD4.862 billion worth of import and export goods transported by trains traveling along China-Europe rail routes in 2014, announced the General Administration of Customs here the other day. China Customs will make a special effort in 2015 to push through among the national Customs of the countries located along the Silk Road Economic ... Read More »

Import 57,400 tons fertilizers: China Customs releases quickly fertilizers to support spring planting

BEIJING: It’s the most important time for spring planting in the year. Xinsha Customs House(affiliated to Huangpu Customs District), implementing the preferential policies to support agricultural development promulgated by the central government, has adopted an array of measures to make clearance easier for the fertilizer importers, which include the 7*24 hour work-at-appointment scheme, priority over customs formalities handling and speeding ... Read More »

EU imposes duties of 6.7-9.5% on import of portion-sized rainbow trout from Turkish

ANKARA: The European Union has imposed countervailing duties of 6.7% to 9.5% on imports of portion-sized rainbow trout from Turkish producers.Turkey’s leading exporter, Kilic Deniz, was slapped with the highest duty of 9.5%. The three other leading producers investigated,  GMS, Ozpekler and Ternaeben, were imposed duties of 6.9%, 6.7% and 8% respectively. Combined, these four producers accounted for 64% of ... Read More »

Customs revenue shrinks as import of fresh items from India decreases by 70pc

LAHORE: The import of fresh items like tomatoes, ginger and garlic form India via Wagha border has decreased by 70 percent. Pakistan Customs collects revenue on the import of fresh items, which will now decrease due to the less imports. An official said that the decline in import of fresh items was due to the season, as the local production ... Read More »

Singapore imports from Germany jump by $13.48b in 2014

SINGAPORE: New figures show that imports from Germany have jumped since 2010, though Singapore’s exports to that country have slipped a little. The figures from trade agency International Enterprise (IE) Singapore were released just as Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong concluded a visit to Germany and Spain. Three trade missions went to Germany in conjunction with the visit. About $13.48 ... Read More »

EU to consider lifting fish import embargo on Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: The European Commission has offered Sri Lanka assistance to meet the regulatory requirements that would enable an early lifting of ban on fish exports from Sri Lanka to the EU, the Sri Lankan External Affairs Ministry said here the other day. The External Affairs Ministry said the decision was made following talks held between Sri Lanka and the European ... Read More »

Singapore import prices fall for seven straight months in 2014

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s import prices declined for the seventh straight month in December, figures from the Department of Statistics showed here the other day. The import price index fell sharply by 13.3 percent year-on-year in December, much faster than November’s 7.7 percent decline. Import prices have been falling since June and the latest fall marked the biggest so far in seven ... Read More »

Singapore import prices fall for seven straight months in 2014

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s import prices declined for the seventh straight month in December, figures from the Department of Statistics showed here the other day. The import price index fell sharply by 13.3 percent year-on-year in December, much faster than November’s 7.7 percent decline. Import prices have been falling since June and the latest fall marked the biggest so far in seven ... Read More »

Indian Govt urged to increase custom duty on silk imports to 30%

SRINAGAR: Indian government urged to increases 30 percent from existing 15 percent, Customs duty on raw silk import. Governor of India has requested to take up “this extremely important matter” with New Delhi’s Minister of Finance. The demand has been made with an aim to help the families that are engaged in production of raw silk in the state. About ... Read More »

Russian govt bans import of table salt from Ukraine

MOSCOW: The Russian sanitary service has banned the import of table salt manufactured by the Ukrainian Artemsol after finding impurities. Government discovered after finding the impurities in salt the impurities in the table salt in November last year, and began tougher checks at the border and in retailers. Ukrainian salt manufacturers could be replaced by domestic production which is currently ... Read More »

Malaysia imposes new citrus import protocols

KUALA LUMPUR: Shipments of citrus to Malaysia will now have to comply with phytosanitary requirements following amendments to citrus import protocols as of 1 January 2015. The Malaysian Department of Agriculture (DOA) has introduced new regulations, changing Malaysia from a non-protocol state for fruit exports, in order to step up protection against fruit fly and citrus greening. The new protocols ... Read More »

Malaysia imposes new citrus import protocols

KAUALA LUMPUR: Shipments of citrus to Malaysia will now have to comply with phytosanitary requirements following amendments to citrus import protocols as of 1 January 2015. The Malaysian Department of Agriculture (DOA) has introduced new regulations, changing Malaysia from a non-protocol state for fruit exports, in order to step up protection against fruit fly and citrus greening. The new protocols ... Read More »

Bangladesh allows India to supply 25,000 tonnees of rice through its territory

DHAKA: Bangladesh will allow India to use its territory to supply 25,000 tonnes of rice from Kolkata to Tripura, both Indian territories, on humanitarian grounds. The decision was taken last week at a high level meeting of the shipping ministry and is now awaiting the approval of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Once the prime minister gives the green light, the ... Read More »

Sales tax, duty to stay on import of solar power panels  

ISLAMABAD: A high-level meeting chaired by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar regarding solar panels decided the duty and sales tax regime applicable to an industry that does not have local production will be applicable to solar panels as well. Senior representatives of the Ministry of Industries & Production, Engineering Development Board, FBR and Ministry of Finance had detailed deliberations on the ... Read More »

MCC Lahore to train deputy superintendents, inspectors in Customs Act, laws

LAHORE: The Model Customs Collectorate Lahore has decided to train deputy superintendents of customs and inspectors of preventive collectorate. They will be taught about Customs Act, rules, Import CGOs, SROs, import, export policy and procedures, related laws, English writing abilities and Pakistan customs tariffs in order to get command on assessment and appraisement procedures. The interested deputy superintendents and inspector ... Read More »

Qatar slashes price offer for LNG sale to Pakistan from $18 to $14 per MMBTU: SSCGL

ISLAMABAD: Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL) Managing Director Shoaib Warsi has revealed that after declining trend in global market, Qatar has also cut its price offer to sell liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Pakistan from $18 per Million British Thermal Units (MMBTU) to $14, reducing price by about 22 per cent. While talking to the media, the SSGCL MD said ... Read More »