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Mechi customs collect revenue over Rs 12.93 billion

Kakadvitta Custom Office, Mechi

Jhapa, June 19: The Mechi Customs Office, Kakadbhitta has collected revenue over Rs 12.93 billion in the 11 months of the current fiscal year. The Customs Office has collected 77.57 percent revenue against the target with one month left for the end of the current fiscal year.

According to Public Information Officer at the Mechi Customs Office, Kakarbhitta, Ganapati Kandel, imports have decreased by 3.61 percent in the 11 months of the current fiscal year compared to the same period of the previous fiscal year, while exports increased by 10.76 percent.

According to him, goods worth amounting Rs 40.79 billion were imported through Kakadbhitta customs while goods worth Rs 22.21 billion were exported.

He further shared the export of chhurpi has increased by 65.29 percent, plywood by 56.33 percent, ginger by 35.45 percent, broom grass (amriso) by 31.34 percent and venous seat by 12.57 percent.

Cardamom exports declined by 2.61 per cent and tea by 13.42 per cent, he said. Similarly, imports of diesel, aviation fuel, vegetables, jute, gypsum, clothing and LPG have decreased in the same period of the current fiscal year as compared to the 11 months of the previous fiscal year.

Petrol, diesel, jute and jute products, cooking gas, all kinds of vegetables, gypsum, resins, clothes and fruits (including juice), venous seats, etc. are imported from Kakarbhitta border point.

Cardamom, iron sheets, plywood, tea, chhurpi, amriso, ginger, sweets, other metal residues, venous sheets, clinker and other materials were exported through this border point.

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