What is Pakistan 's Customs Tariff ? and its Section Wise Details

WHAT IS CUSTOM TARIFF?

The Customs Tariff is based on the World Customs Organization's (WCO) Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (HS).

PAKISTAN'S CUSTOM TARIFF.

Pakistan 's Customs Tariff Play a very important role in the portion of the National Revenue. Almost all the items included under customs tariff are subject to custom duties that range from 0% to 30% In many cases.Even though, for the import of certain goods a sales tax of 16% is levied.(raw material, food and capital goods are not included under this tax). Alcohol is levied at a rate up to 65%, but can be as high of as 225%. All the rates were significantly lowered in the late 1990s from an average high of 30% in the early 1990s.

CUSTOMS TARIFF SECTION WISE DETAILS

TABLE OF CONTENTS

SECTION I 
LIVE ANIMALS; ANIMAL PRODUCTS 

 Section Notes.
1. Live animals.
2. Meat and edible meat offal.
3. Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates.
4. Dairy produce; birds' eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not
elsewhere specified or included.
5. Products of animal origin not elsewhere specified or included.

SECTION II 
VEGETABLE PRODUCTS 
Section Notes.
6. Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage.
7. Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers.
8. Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons.
9. Coffee, tea, mate and spices.
10. Cereals.
11. Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten.
12. Oil seeds and oleaginous fruit; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit; industrial or medicinal plants, straw and fodder.
13. Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts.
14. Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or
included.

SECTION III 
ANIMAL OR VEGETABLE FATS AND OILS AND THEIR CLEAVAGE 
PRODUCTS; PREPARED EDIBLE FATS; ANIMAL OR VEGETABLE WAXES.

Section Notes.
15. Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible
fats; animal or vegetable waxes.

 SECTION IV 
 PREPARED FOODSTUFFS; BEVERAGES, SPIRITS AND VINEGAR; 
 TOBACCO AND MANUFACTURED TOBACCO SUBSTITUTES 

Section Notes.
16. Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates.
17. Sugars and sugar confectionery.
18. Cocoa and cocoa preparations.
19. Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; pastrycooks' products.
20. Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants.
21. Miscellaneous edible preparations.
22. Beverages, spirits and vinegar.
23. Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal fodder.
24. Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes.

SECTION V  
MINERAL PRODUCTS 

Section Notes.
25. Salt; sulphur, earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement.
26. Ores, slag and ash.
27. Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes.

 SECTION VI  
 PRODUCTS OF THE CHEMICAL OR ALLIED INDUSTRIES 

Section Notes.
28. Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of
rare-earth metals, of radioactive elements or of isotopes.
29. Organic chemicals.
30. Pharmaceutical products.
31. Fertilizers.
32. Tanning or dyeing extracts; tannins and their derivatives; dyes, pigments and
other colouring matter, paints and varnishes; putty and other mastics; inks.
33. Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations.
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating
preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring
preparations, candles and similar articles, modelling pastes, "dental waxes"
and dental preparations with a basis of plaster.
35. Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes.
36. Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain
combustible preparations.
37. Photographic or cinematographic goods.
38. Miscellaneous chemical products.

 SECTION VII  
 PLASTICS AND ARTICLES THEREOF; RUBBER AND ARTICLES THEREOF 

Section Notes.
39. Plastics and articles thereof.
40. Rubber and articles thereof.

SECTION VIII 
RAW HIDES AND SKINS, LEATHER, FURSKINS AND ARTICLES THEREOF; 
SADDLERY AND HARNESS; TRAVEL GOODS, HANDBAGS AND SIMILAR 
CONTAINERS; ARTICLES OF ANIMAL GUTS (OTHER THAN SILK WORM GUT) 

Section Notes.
41. Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather.
42. Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar
container; articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut).
43. Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof.

SECTION IX  
WOOD AND ARTICLES OF WOOD; WOOD CHARCOAL; CORK AND ARTICLES 
OF CORK; MANUFACURES OF STRAW, OF ESPARTO OR OF OTHER PLAITING 
MATERIALS; BASKETWARE AND WICKERWORK. 

Section Notes.
44. Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal.
45. Cork and articles of cork.
46. Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and
wickerwork.

SECTION X  
PULP OF WOOD OR OF OTHER FIBROUS CELLULOSIC MATERIAL; 
RECOVERED (WASTE AND SCRAP ) PAPER OR PAPERBOARD; PAPER AND 
PAPERBOARD AND ARTICLES THEREOF. 

Section Notes.
47. Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; recovered (waste and
scrap) paper or paperboard.
48. Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard.
49. Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry;
manuscripts, typescripts and plans.

SECTION XI  
TEXTILES AND TEXTILE ARTICLES 

Section Notes.
50. Silk.
51. Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabrics.
52. Cotton.
53. Other vegetable textile fibres; paper yarn and woven fabrics of paper yarn.
54. Man-made filaments; strip and the like of man-made textile materials.
55. Man-made staple fibres.
56. Wadding, felt and non-wovens; special yarns; twine, cordage, ropes and cables
and articles thereof.
57. Carpets and other textile floor coverings.
58. Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace; tapestries, trimmings;
embroidery.
59. Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics, textile articles of a
kind suitable for industrial use.
60. Knitted or crocheted fabrics.
61. Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted.
62. Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted.
63. Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles;
rags.

SECTION XII  
FOOTWEAR, HEADGEAR, UMBRELLAS, SUN UMBRELLAS, WALKING-STICKS, 
SEAT-STICKS, WHIPS, RIDING-CROPS AND PARTS THEREOF; PREPARED 
FEATHERS AND ARTICLES MADE THEREWITH; ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS; 
ARTICLES OF HUMAN HAIR 

Section Notes.
64. Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles.
65. Headgear and parts thereof.
66. Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips, riding-crops and
parts thereof.
67. Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down, artificial
flowers; articles of human hair.

SECTION XIII 
ARTICLES OF STONE, PLASTER, CEMENT, ASBESTOS, MICA OR SIMILAR 
MATERIALS; CERAMIC PRODUCTS; GLASS AND GLASSWARE.

 Section Notes.
68. Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials.
69. Ceramic products.
70. Glass and glassware.

SECTION XIV 
NATURAL OR CULTURED PEARLS, PRECIOUS OR SEMI-PRECIOUS STONES, 
PRECIOUS METALS, METALS CLAD WITH PRECIOUS METAL AND ARTICLES 
THEREOF, IMITATION JEWELLERY; COIN. 

Section Notes.
71. Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals,
metal clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewellery; coin.

SECTION XV 
BASE METALS AND ARTICLES OF BASE METAL

Section Notes.
72. Iron and steel.
73. Articles of iron or steel.
74. Copper and articles thereof.
75. Nickel and articles thereof.
76. Aluminium and articles thereof.
77. (Reserved for possible future use in the Harmonized System).
78. Lead and articles thereof.
79. Zinc and articles thereof.
80. Tin and articles thereof.
81. Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof.
82. Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of
base metal.
83. Miscellaneous articles of base metal.

SECTION XVI 
MACHINERY AND MECHANICAL APPLIANCES; ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT; 
PARTS THEREOF; SOUND RECORDERS AND REPRODUCERS, TELEVISION 
IMAGE AND SOUND RECORDERS AND REPRODUCERS, AND PARTS AND 
ACCESSORIES OF SUCH ARTICLES 

 Section Notes.
84. Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof.
85. Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and
reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts
and accessories of such articles.

SECTION XVII 
VEHICLES, AIRCRAFT, VESSELS AND ASSOCIATED TRANSPORT EQUIPMENT 

Section Notes.
86. Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or
tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including
electro-mechanical) traffic signaling equipment of all kinds.
87. Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling-stock, and parts and accessories
thereof.
88. Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof.
89. Ships, boats and floating structures.

SECTION XVIII  
OPTICAL, PHOTOGRAPHIC, CINEMATOGRAPHIC, MEASURING, CHECKING, 
PRECISION, MEDICAL OR SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS AND APPARATUS; 
CLOCKS AND WATCHES; MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; PARTS AND 
ACCESSORIES THEREOF. 

Section Notes.
90. Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision,
medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof.
91. Clocks and watches and parts thereof.
92. Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles.

SECTION XIX 
ARMS AND AMMUNITION; PARTS AND ACCESSORIES THEREOF. 

Section Notes.
93. Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof.

SECTION XX 
MISCELLANEOUS MANUFACTURED ARTICLES 

Section Notes.
94. Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed
furnishings; lamps and lighting-fittings, not elsewhere specified or included;
illuminated signs, illuminated name-plates and the like; prefabricated buildings.
95. Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof.
96. Miscellaneous manufactured articles.

SECTION XXI 
WORKS OF ART, COLLECTORS' PIECES AND ANTIQUES 

Section Notes.
97. Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques.
98. Services (Federal Excise rates)
99. Special classification provisions.

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