Govt to revisit duties on raw materials

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Revenue Haroon Akhtar Khan has assured cable and conductors manufacturing that the government will revisit the regulatory duties recently imposed on raw materials. Manufacturers have asked the government to extend protection to local manufacturers against cheap imports and criticized FBR for imposing duties on the imports of raw materials used in manufacturing of cable and conductors. They said the industry can meet local demand if the government extends its support to cable manufacturers.