Mechi customs collects revenue over Rs 12.93 billion

BHADRAPUR, JUNE 19: The Mechi Customs Office in Kakadbhitta has collected over Rs 12.93 billion in revenue during the first 11 months of the current fiscal year. This represents 77.57 percent of the revenue target with one month remaining for the end of the fiscal year.

According to Ganapati Kandel, the Public Information Officer at the Mechi Customs Office in Kakadbhitta, imports have decreased by 3.61 percent in the first 11 months of the current fiscal year compared to the same period in the previous fiscal year, while exports have increased by 10.76 percent. Goods worth Rs 40.79 billion were imported through the Kakadbhitta customs, and goods worth Rs 22.21 billion were exported.

He further shared that 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 seats by 12.57 percent. However, cardamom exports declined by 2.61 percent and tea by 13.42 percent.

Similarly, imports of diesel, aviation fuel, vegetables, jute, gypsum, clothing, and LPG have decreased in the same period of the current fiscal year compared to the first 11 months of the previous fiscal year.

The Kakarbhitta border point imports petrol, diesel, jute and jute products, cooking gas, all kinds of vegetables, gypsum, resins, clothes, fruits (including juice), and venous seats. Exports through this border point include cardamom, iron sheets, plywood, tea, chhurpi, amriso, ginger, sweets, other metal residues, venous sheets, clinker, and other materials.