This is with reference to the list of locally manufactured goods notified vide CGO-04/2022 dated 16.11.2022 (available on EDB web-site: www.edb.gov.pk).
- The above list was updated and notified after a period of more than 5-years replacing the previous list i.e. CGO-02/2017. The revised list (CGO-04/2022) certain amendments / corrections and new products also.
- Further, while finalizing the list it was decided that the above GO list would be updated/ amended bi-annually and in this context and based on the several representations received from the importers of products covered in the above CGO list, EDB has started the process for necessary amendments/ updation in the list to be completed by the end of March, 2023. The same will be forwarded to the FBR after completing the necessary approval process. The list of the amendments in the current GO list is also available on EDB website as “proposed amendments in CGO-04/2022
- In view of above, all the stakeholders are advised to furnish their views/ comments on the current list of CGO, latest by the end of February, 2023.
- Furthermore, in order to avoid any consequences while availing concessions on the imported goods under Fifth Schedule of Customs Act, 1969 or any other concessionary notification, the importers are advised to seek confirmation/ clarification on local manufacturing status of the imported products at the time of opening Letter of Credit (LC).