ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Jul 2009

In July 2009, the government of India announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 07 Jul 2009 | Removal date: 05 Apr 2012
Still in force

Import tariff

On 7 July 2009, vide Notification No. 79/2009, the Government ofIndia exempted a variety of parts and components used in the productionof mobile handsets from the additional import duty levied upon them.

The exemption was to remain in force until 6 July 2010. 

Fresh exemption notifications have been issued on 27 February 2010 (videNotification No. 28/2010 - Customs) and 1 March 2011 (vide NotificationNo. 22/2011 - Customs) to revive this exemption uptil 31 March 2012.