Imports of Plant, Machinery, Equipment and Apparatus

Imports of Plant, Machinery, Equipment and Apparatus, including Capital Goods for various industries/sectors

Note:- For the purposes of this Part, the following conditions shall apply besides the conditions as specified in column (5) of the Table below:

  • the imported goods as are not listed in the locally manufactured items, notified through a Customs General Order issued by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) from time to time or, as the case may be, certified as such by the Engineering Development Board;
  • except for S. No. 1(E), 15, 23 and 24 of the Table, the Chief Executive, or the person next in hierarchy duly authorized by the Chief Executive or Head of the importing company shall certify in the prescribed manner and format as per Annex-A that the imported items are the company’s bonafide requirement. He shall furnish all relevant information online to Pakistan Customs Computerized System against a specific user ID and password obtained under section 155D of the Customs Act, 1969 IV of 1969). In already computerized Collectorates or Customs stations where the Pakistan Customs Computerized System is not operational, the Director Reforms and Automation or any other person authorized by the Collector in this behalf shall enter the requisite information in the Pakistan Customs Computerized System on daily basis, whereas entry of the data obtained from the customs stations which have not yet been computerized shall be made on weekly basis; and
  • in case of partial shipments of machinery and equipment for setting up a plant, the importer shall, at the time of arrival of first partial shipment, furnish complete details of the machinery, equipment and components required for the complete plant, duly supported by the contract, lay out plan and drawings.

Explanation: Capital Goods mean any plant, machinery, equipment, spares and accessories, classified in chapters 84, 85 or any other chapter of the Pakistan Customs Tariff, required for:

  • the manufacture or production of any goods, and includes refractory bricks and materials required for setting up a furnace, catalysts, machine tools, packaging machinery and equipment, refrigeration equipment, power generating sets and equipment, instruments for testing, research and development, quality control, pollution control and the like; and
  • use in mining, agriculture, fisheries, animal husbandry, floriculture, horticulture, livestock, dairy and poultry industry;

HS Code Imports Machinery
SR # Description PCT Codes CD % Conditions
4) Gin saw blades. 8202.9910 5
5) Gang saw blades/ diamond saw blades/ multiple blades or all types and dimensions. 8202.9990 5
6) Air compressor (27cft and above). 8414.8010 5
7) Machine and tool for stone work; sand blasting machines; tungsten carbide tools; diamond tools & segments (all type & dimensions), hydraulic jacking machines, hydraulic manual press machines, air/hydro pillows, compressed air rubber pipes, hydraulic dr 8464.9000 & Respective headings 5 Act, 1969. 3. The goods shall not be sold or otherwise disposed of within a period of five years of their import except with the prior approval of the FBR and payment of customs duties and taxes leviable at the time of import.
8)Integral drilling steel for horizontal and vertical drilling, extension thread rods for pneumatic super long drills, tools and accessories for rock drills. 8466.9100 5
20 1. Machinery, equipment and other project related items including capital goods, for setting up of power generation plants, water treatment plants and other infrastructure related projects located in an area of 30 km around the zero point in Gwadar. Respective Headings 0

1. Ministry of Industries, Production & Special Initiatives, shall certify in the prescribed manner and format as per Annex-B that the imported goods are bonafide project requirement. The authorized officer of the Ministry shall furnish all relevant in

2. Machinery, equipment and other project related items for setting up of hotels located in an area of 30 km around the zero point in Gwadar. Respective Headings 5
21 Omitted.
22 Effluent treatment plants. Respective headings 5 Nil
23 Following items with dedicated use of renewable source of energy like solar, wind, geothermal etc:- Nil
1. Solar Home Systems. 8504.4090 0
a). Inverters. 8504.4090
b). Charge controllers/current controllers. 9032.8990 0
c). Energy saver lamps of varying voltages (operating on DC). 8539.3910 0
d). Energy saver lamps of varying voltages (operating on AC). 8539.3910 0