Incentive Data

Customs duty exemption on Imports for warehousing & transshipment businesses at Gwadar Free Zone Area.

3. Amendments of Customs Act, 1969 (IV of 1969).—In the Customs Act, 1969 (IV of 1969), the following further amendments shall be made, namely:—

            (35) in the First Schedule,—

            (ii) the amendments set out in the First Schedule to this Act shall be made in the First Schedule to the Customs Act, 1969 (IV of 1969); and

In the Customs Act, 1969 (IV of 1969), in the First Schedule, for the corresponding entries against “PCT Code”, "Description" and "CD%" specified in columns (1), (2), (3) and (4) appearing in chapter 1 to 99, the following corresponding entries relating to “PCT Code”, "Description" and "CD%" shall be substituted, namely:—




(3) Following imports for construction, development and operations of Gwadar port and Free Zone Area subject to such conditions, limitations and restrictions as the Federal Board of Revenue may impose from time to time:—


(iv)   Imports by the following businesses to be established in the Gwadar Free Zone Area for a period of 23 years with effect from 1st July, 2016, packaging, distribution, stuffing and de-stuffing, CFS, container yard, warehousing including cool and cold rooms, transhipment, labelling, light end assembly and re-assembly, imports and exports/value added exports, value adding of imports, other similar or related businesses activities and such commercial activities as are required to support the free zone.




Section 3(35), The First Schedule, Finance Act 2021