HM Shahzad has written a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan to express its concerns over the revision in import policy of the cars.
He said the APMDA
would meet Commerce Secretary next week to discuss future strategy regarding the new procedure.
has also recommended reducing the regulatory duty on big cars.
Only certified members of All Pakistan Motor Dealers Association (APMDA
) should be allowed to import the used vehicles on a commercial basis for the sake of transparency of the trade.
chief urged the government to bring used cars/vehicles under the ambit of commercial import with a five to 10 years age limit by amending Sr.No.10 of Appendix-C of Import Policy Order 2013.
Documenting economy: Dealers for allowing import of up to 5-year-old used cars (Tribune): As part of the FY17 budget proposal, the All Pakistan Motor Dealers Association (APMDA
) urged the government to (1) allow commercial import of vehicles (2) increase the age limit of used car imports from the current three years to five years and (3) impose a fixed duty on the import of used vehicles of above 1,800cc in place of 100% duty.
According to price data provided by All Pakistan Motor Dealers Association (APMDA
), Toyota Corolla Xli and GLi are now available at Rs1,537,500 and Rs1,672,500 as compared to Rs910,000 and Rs999,000, respectively.
'I thank Allah that we have finally been able to convince the government not to strangle this trade, which has affected Pakistani citizens both in Pakistan and abroad,' All Pakistan Motor Dealers Association (APMDA
) Chairman HM Shahzad told Pakistan Today.
'I don't think the government will be able to generate even Rs1 billion by increasing the duty because the country hardly imports 1,000 new cars per year,' All Pakistan Motor Dealers Association (APMDA
) Chairman HM Shahzad said.
Shahzad, Chairman of All Pakistan Motor Dealers Association (APMDA
) said "If provided a level playing field for all stakeholders, the Auto Industry can contribute substantially in achieving the GDP's growth targets.
KARACHI -- The Ministry of Commerce (MoC) on Saturday accepted all the demands of All Pakistan Motor Dealers Association (APMDA
), including the duties payments of used imported cars in Pak-rupee till December 31, 2017, said HM Shehzad while talking to Pakistan Today.
I am the Chairman of the All Pakistan Motor Dealers Association (APMDA
) and have been representing the association in government and other forums for a long time.