Scheme for Freight Subsidy on Exports
Attention of exporters in invited to the
TDAP (Formerly EPB) Public Notice No. 2(6)/2006/PPI dated August 31, 2006.
A number of suggestions received from the trade about modifications in the
scheme have been considered and the following changes are hereby notified. All
these changes, will take effect from the date of this Public Notice.
Freight subsidy has been allowed on FOB
exports. The freight factor will be taken as 10% of the FOB value.
Verification of freight by the Pakistan
International Freight Forwarders Association or the Air Cargo Agents Association
will be required. Where cargo of several exporters are consolidated, copy of
master Bill of Lading/Air Way Bill will also need to be provided.
The requirement of stamping of GD
documents with "Under Freight Subsidy Claim" has been dispensed with.
The time limit for filling subsidy claims
has been increased from 30 days to 60 days of the shipment date. This relaxation
will also be applicable to the claims already filed.
Syed Tajamal Hussain
Partners in Prosperity
Trade Development Authority of Pakistan
Ministry of Commerce, Government Of
Block A, FTC Building, Shahrah-e-Faisal,
Contact : Tel: 92-21-9201505