Deputy Finance Minister reports satisfactory Customs Department earnings

August 6th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

Deputy Minister of Finance Pradit Pattaraprasit (ประดิษฐ์ ภัทรประสิทธิ์) reports that the Customs Department has collected over 82 billion baht in revenue over the first 10 months during the 2006-2007 fiscal year, 9.1 billion baht higher than expected. For the 2007-2008 fiscal year, the Customs Department has set a revenue collection target of 87.8 billion baht.

Customs duties, excise tax, value added tax, and other tax categories accounted for a total of 241.815 billion baht in revenue collection, 10 billion baht higher than expected. The Customs Department collected a total of 8.995 billion baht in revenue in July of 2008, 1.550 billion baht higher than expected.

Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand

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