ANNOUNCEMENT 31 Jul 2013
In July 2013, the government of India announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
The Hindu Business Line, August 5, 2013, 'Govt scraps customs duty on rice bran': http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/industry-and-economy/agri-biz/govt-scraps-customs-duty-on-rice-bran/article4991522.ece
CBEC Notification 39/2013 - Customs: http://cbec.gov.in/htdocs-cbec/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2013/cs-tarr2013/cs39-2013
On July 31, 2013, India's Central Board of Excise and Customs published Notification No. 39/2013 - Customs, thereby lifting the import duty (previously at 15%) on rice bran (HS 2302.40.00) and rice bran oil cake (HS 2306.90.90). The measure came into effect on 1 August 2013 and is valid until 30 September 2013.