Import Policy in Vogue 1. The import policy of Pakistan provides the basic control for all imports. The import policy is divided into following group notified in the shape of various appendix to the import policy. Appendix-A, Commonly known “Negative List”
1. The import policy of Pakistan provides the basic control for all imports.
The import policy is divided into following group notified in the shape of various appendix to the import policy.
Appendix-A, Commonly known “Negative List”
Appendix-B, Known as “Restricted Items” it comprises of Part I & II.
Appendix-C, List of commodities not importable in used / second hand conditions.
Appendix-D, List of Edible products.
Appendix-E, Baggage Rules
Appendix-F, List of Ozone Depleting substances (ODS).
Appendix-G, List of items importable from India.
Restricted items are those which are importable after completion of certain procedures like quarantine certificate in case of import of live animals, plants and fresh food / fruits.
For the import of fresh / dry fruits and vegetable Phyto-Sanitary Certificate issued by the country of export and Aflatoxin report to the effect that the consignment is free from diseases.
Radio active material subject to approval by the Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority.
Certain Chemicals, Drugs & raw materials for medicine are also subject to certain conditions regarding importability by the consumable industry subject to NOC from Ministry of Health.
Similarly there are certain condition given for the import of old age used machinery including ambulances and construction machinery, vehicles that they should not be more than 10 years old.
Aerospace items subject to the aviation standard as defined by the Ministry of Defense and shipping equipment as per specifications issued by the Marine Authority under the shipping agency.
Old and Used vehicles are banned for import however, under the transfer of residence rules / Gift Scheme, the vehicles which are not more then three years old can be imported.