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Rasuwa: The Customs Office in Rasuwa has raised Rs 585.5 million fine from traders who tried to evade customs duty by reporting less quantity of goods that were imported from China.

Chief Customs Officer Ram Prasad Pathak said this amount was collected as a fine in the last 11 months of the current fiscal year. 

According to Pathak, goods worth Rs 59 billion 787 million and 500 thousand have been imported from China and goods worth Rs 1 billion 847 million and 600 thousand exported to China through Rasuwa customs from July 17, 2023, to June 14, 2024, of the current FY 2023/24.

Customs Officer Pathak said the revenue collection has increased by 165 percent as against the annual target. Rs 19 billion 172 million and 100 thousand have been collected as revenue during that period.