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: 27 Jan 2011 | Removal date: 26 Jan 2014
Still in force

Import tariff

On 8 January 2011, the government of India prolonged the duty free importation of raw sugar until 1 April 2011.
 
On 27 January 2011, the government of India went further to prolong to the duty free import schedule until 1 April 2012.
 
According to the joint report of the WTO, the OECD and UNCTAD on G20 Trade and Investment Measures, published on 14 September 2009, India introduced the exemption of import tariffs on raw and refined, or white sugar under specified conditions on 17 April 2009.
 
The Permanent Delegation of India to the WTO has verified the stated measure.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

235 Sugar & molasses
1701 Cane or beet sugar and chemically pure sucrose, in solid form.
170113 Cane sugar specified in Subheading Note 2 to this Chapter
170114 Other cane sugar
170191 Containing added flavouring or colouring matter
170199 Other

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