IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 11 Jul 2014 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

 
On 11 July 2014, the Indian Ministry of Finance notified changes in customs duty applicable on import of the following products, effective immediately:

  • The customs duty (CD) on fatty acids, crude palm stearin, RBD and other palm stearin and specified industrial grade crude oils is being reduced from 7.5% to Nil for manufacture of soaps and oelochemicals (HS 3823, 2915)
  • CD is being reduced on crude glycerine from 12.5% to 7.5% in general and from 12.5% to Nil for manufacture of soaps (HS 1520)
  • The CD on denatured ethyl alcohol is being reduced from 7.5% to 5% (HS 2207) Exemption from CD is being granted to de-oiled soya extract, groundnut oil cake/oil cake meal, sunflower oil cake/oil cake meal, canola oil cake/oil cake meal, mustard oil cake/oil cake meal, rice bran/rice bran oil cake and palm kernel cake, up to 31.12.2014 (HS 2302, 2304, 2305, 2306)
  • The CD on steel grade dolomite and steel grade limestone is being reduced from 5% to 2.5% (HS 2518, 2521), on Coking coal is being increased from NIL to 2.5%(HS 2701) and on steam coal and bituminous coal from 2% to 2.5%.
  • The CD on anthracite coal and other coal is being reduced from 5% to 2.5%.
  • The Counter Veiling Duty (CVD) on Anthracite coal, Coking coal and other Coal is being reduced from 6% to 2%
  • The CD on metallurgical coke is being increased from Nil to 2.5%
  • The CD on crude naphthalene is being reduced from 10% to 5% (HS 2707)
  • The CD on reformate and other goods under sub-heading HS2707 50 00 is being reduced from 10% to 2.5%
  • CD on coal tar pitch is being reduced from 10% to 5% (HS 2708)
  • Exemption from CD and CVD is being granted on re-gasified LNG for supply to Pakistan (HS 2711) and Liquefied Propane and Butane mixture, Liquefied Propane, Liquefied Butane and Liquefied Petroleum Gases (LPG) imported by the Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited or Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, for supply to Non Domestic Exempted Category (NDEC) customers (HS 2711)
  • CD on propane is being reduced from 5% to 2.5%
  • CD on ethane and other goods under HS 2901.10.00, ethylene, propylene and butadiene is being reduced from 5% to 2.5%
  • CD on ortho-xylene is being reduced from 5% to 2.5% (HS 2901, 2902)
  • CD on methyl alcohol is being reduced from 7.5% to 5% (HS 2905)
  • CD on raw materials for manufacture of spandex yarn viz. Diphenylmethane 4.4di-isocyanate (MDI) and Polytetramethylene ether glycol (PT MEG) isbeing reduced from 5% to Nil (HS 2929, 3907)
  • Full exemption from CD is being provided on specified raw materials used in the manufacture of solar backsheet and EVA sheet for use in manufacture of solar PV cells or modules (HS 3208, 3815, 3901, 3920)
  • Full exemption from BCD and CVD is being provided for raw materials required for manufacture of security threads and security fibre
  • The list of specified goods required by handicraft exporters is being expanded so as to include wire rolls in the same for the purpose of granting the facility of duty free import.
  • Non-fusible embroidery motifs or prints are being included in the list of items eligible to be imported duty free for manufacture of garments for export
  • The duty free entitlement for import of trimmings & embellishments and other goods used by the readymade textile garment sector for manufacture of garments for export is being increased from 3% to 5%
  • Specified goods imported for use in the manufacture of textile garments for export are fully exempt from BCD and CVD subject to the condition that the manufacturer produces an entitlement certificate from the Apparel Export Promotion Council. In addition, Indian Silk Export Promotion Council (ISEPC) is being authorized to issue entitlement certificate.
  • Fusible embroidery motifs or prints, anti-theft devices like labels, tags and sensors, pin bullets for packing, plastic tag bullets, metal tabs, bows, ring and slider and rings are being included in the list of items eligible to be imported duty free for anufacture of handloom made ups or cotton made ups or manmade made ups for export
  • Full exemption from CD is being granted to pre-forms of precious and
    semi-precious stones
  • CD on half-cut or broken diamonds is being increased from NIL to 2.5%and on cut & polished diamonds including lab-grown diamonds and colored gemstones from 2% to 2.5%
  • CD on stainless steel flat products (CTH 7219 and 7220) is being increased from 5% to 7.5%
  • CD is being reduced from 10% to 5% on forged steel rings used in the manufacture of bearings of wind operated electricity generators (HS 7326)
  • Full exemption from CD is being provided on flat copper wire for use in themanufacture of PV ribbons (tinned copper interconnect) for solar PV cells ormodules. (HS 7408)
  • CD is being reduced from 5% to 2.5% on electrolysers and their parts/spares required by caustic soda or caustic potash units and membranes and their parts/sparesrequired by industrial plants based on membrane cell technology. The BCD on other parts (other than membranes and parts thereof) is also being reduced from 7.5% to 2.5%.
  • CD on LCD and LED TV panels of below 19 inches is being reduced from
    10% to NIL (HS 8529)
  • CD on colour picture tubes for manufacture of cathode ray TVs is being
    reduced from 10% to NIL (HS 8540)
  • CD is being exempted on specified parts of LCD and LED panels for TVs (HS 8529, 4016)
  • CD is being reduced from 7.5% to NIL on E-Book readers (HS 8543)
  • CD on battery waste and battery scrap is being reduced from 10% to 5% (HS 8548)
  • The BCD on ships imported for breaking up is being reduced from 5% to 2.5% (HS 8908)
  • CVD exemption on portable X-ray machine / system is being withdrawn
  • The requirement of certification by Ministry of Road Transport (or NHAI) for availing of CD exemption on specified goods required for construction of roads is removed.

 

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

MAP
TABLE
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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

110 Coal & peat
2701 Coal; briquettes, ovoids and similar solid fuels manufactured from coal.
270111 Anthracite
270112 Bituminous coal
270119 Other coal
120 Crude petroleum & natural gas
2711 Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons.
271111 Natural gas
152 Gypsum; anhydrite; limestone (flux) & other calcareous stone
2521 Limestone flux; limestone and other calcareous stone, of a kind used for the manufacture of lime or cement.
252100 Limestone flux; limestone and other calcareous stone, of a kind used for the manufacture of lime or cement.
163 Precious & semi-precious stones; natural abrasives; other minerals
2518 Dolomite, whether or not calcined or sintered, including dolomite roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape; dolomite ramming mix.
251810 Dolomite, not calcined or sintered
7102 Diamonds, whether or not worked, but not mounted or set.
710210 Unsorted
710221 Unworked or simply sawn, cleaved or bruted
710231 Unworked or simply sawn, cleaved or bruted
7103 Precious stones (other than diamonds) and semiprecious stones, whether or not worked or graded but not strung, mounted or set; ungraded precious stones (other than diamonds) and semi precious stones, temporarily strung for convenience of transport.
710310 Unworked or simply sawn or roughly shaped
219 Oil-cake; flours & meals of oil seeds; vegetable waxes; etc.
2306 Oilcake and other solid residues, whether or not ground or in the form of pellets, resulting from the extraction of vegetable fats or oils, other than those of heading 23.04 or 23.05.
230630 Of sunflower seeds
230650 Of coconut or copra
230690 Other
279 Textiles n.e.c.
5911 Textile products and articles, for technical uses, specified in Note 7 to this Chapter.
591110 Textile fabrics, felt and feltlined woven fabrics, coated, covered or laminated with rubber, leather or other material, of a kind used for card clothing, and similar fabrics of a kind used for other technical purposes, including narrow fabrics made of
591120 Bolting cloth, whether or not made up
591131 Weighing less than 650 g/m2
591132 Weighing 650 g/m2 or more
591190 Other
334 Petroleum gases & other gaseous hydrocarbons, except natural gas
2711 Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons.
271112 Propane
271113 Butanes
271119 Other
341 Basic organic chemicals
2207 Undenatured ethyl alcohol of an alcoholic strength by volume of 80 % vol. or higher; ethyl alcohol and other spirits, denatured, of any strength.
220720 Ethyl alcohol and other spirits, denatured, of any strength
2901 Acyclic hydrocarbons.
290110 Saturated
290121 Ethylene
290122 Propene (propylene)
290123 Butene (butylene) and isomers thereof
290124 Buta1,3diene and isoprene
290129 Other
2902 Cyclic hydrocarbons.
290211 Cyclohexane
290219 Other
290220 Benzene
290230 Toluene
290241 oXylene
290242 mXylene
290243 pXylene
290244 Mixed xylene isomers
290250 Styrene
290270 Cumene
290290 Other
2905 Acyclic alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.
290511 Methanol (methyl alcohol)
290512 Propan1ol (propyl alcohol) and propan2ol (isopropyl alcohol)
290513 Butan1ol (nbutyl alcohol)
290514 Other butanols
290516 Octanol (octyl alcohol) and isomers thereof
290517 Dodecan1ol (lauryl alcohol), hexadecan1ol (cetyl alcohol) and octadecan1ol (stearyl alcohol)
290519 Other
290522 Acyclic terpene alcohols
290529 Other
290531 Ethylene glycol (ethanediol)
290532 Propylene glycol (propane1,2diol)
290539 Other
290541 2Ethyl2(hydroxymethyl)propane1,3diol (trimethylolpropane)
290542 Pentaerythritol
290543 Mannitol
290544 Dglucitol (sorbitol)
290549 Other
290559 Other
2915 Saturated acyclic monocarboxylic acids and their anhydrides, halides, peroxides and peroxyacids; their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.
291511 Formic acid
291512 Salts of formic acid
291513 Esters of formic acid
291521 Acetic acid
291524 Acetic anhydride
291529 Other
291532 Vinyl acetate
291533 nButyl acetate
291539 Other
291550 Propionic acid, its salts and esters
291560 Butanoic acids, pentanoic acids, their salts and esters
291570 Palmitic acid, stearic acid, their salts and esters
291590 Other
2929 Compounds with other nitrogen function.
292910 Isocyanates
292990 Other
3823 Industrial monocarboxylic fatty acids; acid oils from refining; industrial fatty alcohols.
382311 Stearic acid
382312 Oleic acid
382313 Tall oil fatty acids
382319 Other
382370 Industrial fatty alcohols
345 Miscellaneous basic chemical products
1520 Glycerol, crude; glycerol waters and glycerol lyes.
152000 Glycerol, crude; glycerol waters and glycerol lyes.
2708 Pitch and pitch coke, obtained from coal tar or from other mineral tars.
270810 Pitch
270820 Pitch coke
2905 Acyclic alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.
290545 Glycerol
7104 Synthetic or reconstructed precious or semiprecious stones, whether or not worked or graded but not strung, mounted or set; ungraded synthetic or reconstructed precious or semiprecious stones, temporarily strung for convenience of transport.
710420 Other, unworked or simply sawn or roughly shaped
347 Plastics in primary forms
3901 Polymers of ethylene, in primary forms.
390110 Polyethylene having a specific gravity of less than 0.94
390120 Polyethylene having a specific gravity of 0.94 or more
390130 Ethylenevinyl acetate copolymers
390190 Other
3907 Polyacetals, other polyethers and epoxide resins, in primary forms; polycarbonates, alkyd resins, polyallyl esters and other polyesters, in primary forms.
390710 Polyacetals
390720 Other polyethers
390730 Epoxide resins
390740 Polycarbonates
390760 Poly(ethylene terephthalate)
390791 Unsaturated
390799 Other
351 Paints & varnishes & related products; artists' colours; ink
3208 Paints and varnishes (including enamels and lacquers) based on synthetic polymers or chemically modified natural polymers, dispersed or dissolved in a nonaqueous medium; solutions as defined in Note 4 to this Chapter.
320810 Based on polyesters
320820 Based on acrylic or vinyl polymers
320890 Other
354 Chemical products n.e.c.
3815 Reaction initiators, reaction accelerators and catalytic preparations, not elsewhere specified or included.
381511 With nickel or nickel compounds as the active substance
381512 With precious metal or precious metal compounds as the active substance
381519 Other
381590 Other
362 Other rubber products
4016 Other articles of vulcanised rubber other than hard rubber.
401691 Floor coverings and mats
401693 Gaskets, washers and other seals
401695 Other inflatable articles
401699 Other
363 Semi-manufactures of plastics
3920 Other plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of plastics, noncellular and not reinforced, laminated, supported or similarly combined with other materials.
392010 Of polymers of ethylene
392020 Of polymers of propylene
392030 Of polymers of styrene
392043 Containing by weight not less than 6 % of plasticisers
392049 Other
392051 Of poly(methyl methacrylate)
392059 Other
392061 Of polycarbonates
392062 Of poly(ethylene terephthalate)
392063 Of unsaturated polyesters
392069 Of other polyesters
392071 Of regenerated cellulose
392079 Of other cellulose derivatives
392091 Of poly(vinyl butyral)
392092 Of polyamides
392099 Of other plastics
374 Plaster, lime & cement
2518 Dolomite, whether or not calcined or sintered, including dolomite roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape; dolomite ramming mix.
251820 Calcined or sintered dolomite
251830 Dolomite ramming mix
382 Jewellery & related articles
7101 Pearls, natural or cultured, whether or not worked or graded but not strung, mounted or set; pearls, natural or cultured, temporarily strung for convenience of transport.
710110 Natural pearls
710121 Unworked
710122 Worked
7102 Diamonds, whether or not worked, but not mounted or set.
710239 Other
7103 Precious stones (other than diamonds) and semiprecious stones, whether or not worked or graded but not strung, mounted or set; ungraded precious stones (other than diamonds) and semi precious stones, temporarily strung for convenience of transport.
710391 Rubies, sapphires and emeralds
710399 Other
7104 Synthetic or reconstructed precious or semiprecious stones, whether or not worked or graded but not strung, mounted or set; ungraded synthetic or reconstructed precious or semiprecious stones, temporarily strung for convenience of transport.
710490 Other
391 Wastes from food & tobacco industry
2302 Bran, sharps and other residues, whether or not in the form of pellets, derived from the sifting, milling or other working of cereals or of leguminous plants.
230240 Of other cereals
230250 Of leguminous plants
393 Metal wastes or scraps
8548 Waste and scrap of primary cells, primary batteries and electric accumulators; spent primary cells, spent primary batteries and spent electric accumulators; electrical parts of machinery or apparatus, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
854810 Waste and scrap of primary cells, primary batteries and electric accumulators; spent primary cells, spent primary batteries and spent electric accumulators
412 Products of iron or steel
7219 Flatrolled products of stainless steel, of a width of 600 mm or more.
721911 Of a thickness exceeding 10 mm
721912 Of a thickness of 4.75 mm or more but not exceeding 10 mm
721913 Of a thickness of 3 mm or more but less than 4.75 mm
721914 Of a thickness of less than 3 mm
721921 Of a thickness exceeding 10 mm
721922 Of a thickness of 4.75 mm or more but not exceeding 10 mm
721923 Of a thickness of 3 mm or more but less than 4.75 mm
721924 Of a thickness of less than 3 mm
721931 Of a thickness of 4.75 mm or more
721932 Of a thickness of 3 mm or more but less than 4.75 mm
721933 Of a thickness exceeding 1 mm but less than 3 mm
721934 Of a thickness of 0.5 mm or more but not exceeding 1 mm
721935 Of a thickness of less than 0.5 mm
721990 Other
7220 Flatrolled products of stainless steel, of a width of less than 600 mm.
722011 Of a thickness of 4.75 mm or more
722012 Of a thickness of less than 4.75 mm
722020 Not further worked than coldrolled (coldreduced)
722090 Other
415 Unfinished products of copper, nickel, aluminium, lead, zinc or tin
7408 Copper wire.
740811 Of which the maximum crosssectional dimension exceeds 6 mm
740819 Other
740821 Of copperzinc base alloys (brass)
740822 Of coppernickel base alloys (cupronickel) or coppernickelzinc base alloys (nickel silver)
740829 Other
429 Other fabricated metal products
7326 Other articles of iron or steel.
732619 Other
732620 Articles of iron or steel wire
732690 Other
469 Other electrical equipment & parts
8543 Electrical machines and apparatus, having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
854310 Particle accelerators
854320 Signal generators
854330 Machines and apparatus for electroplating, electrolysis or electrophoresis
854370 Other machines and apparatus
854390 Parts
8548 Waste and scrap of primary cells, primary batteries and electric accumulators; spent primary cells, spent primary batteries and spent electric accumulators; electrical parts of machinery or apparatus, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
854890 Other
471 Electronic valves & tubes; electronic components; parts
8540 Thermionic, cold cathode or photocathode valves and tubes (for example, vacuum or vapour or gas filled valves and tubes, mercury arc rectifying valves and tubes, cathoderay tubes, television camera tubes).
854011 Colour
854020 Television camera tubes; image converters and intensifiers; other photocathode tubes
854071 Magnetrons
854079 Other
854081 Receiver or amplifier valves and tubes
854089 Other
854099 Other
474 Parts for the goods of classes 4721 to 4733 & 4822
8529 Parts suitable for use solely or principally with the apparatus of headings 85.25 to 85.28.
852910 Aerials and aerial reflectors of all kinds; parts suitable for use therewith
852990 Other
481 Medical & surgical equipment & orthopaedic appliances
9022 Apparatus based on the use of Xrays or of alpha, beta or gamma radiations, whether or not for medical, surgical, dental or veterinary uses, including radiography or radiotherapy apparatus, Xray tubes and other Xray generators, high tension generators,
902212 Computed tomography apparatus
902213 Other, for dental uses
902214 Other, for medical, surgical or veterinary uses
902219 For other uses
902221 For medical, surgical, dental or veterinary uses
902229 For other uses
902230 Xray tubes
902290 Other, including parts and accessories

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