ANNOUNCEMENT 06 Jan 2011
In January 2011, the government of India announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
India Customs. (2011). Notification 1/2011. Available at https://www.cbic.gov.in/htdocs-cbec/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2011/cs-tarr2011/cs01-2k11
Notification 07/2021-Customs. Available at https://www.cbic.gov.in/resources//htdocs-cbec/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2021/cs-tarr2021/cs07-2021.pdf
On 6 January 2011, the government of India has reduced the import tariffs of goods used in the construction of a solar power generation project or facility to 5 percent.
Without further specifciation in terms of tariff lines, the regulation selectively enumerates affected products to include "all items of machinery, including prime movers, instruments, apparatus and appliances, control gear and transmission equipment and auxiliary equipment (including those required for testing and quality control) and components".
On 1 February 2021, through Notification No. 07/2021-Customs, the above duty reduction was withdrawn.