ANNOUNCEMENT 28 Feb 2013

In February 2013, the government of India announced a change in import formalities.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 28 Feb 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import-related non-tariff measure, nes

On 28 February 2013, the Indian Government made the following amendments in the import policy for second hand goods:

  • Import of personal computers or laptops, photocopier machines, air conditioners and diesel generating sets are now restricted and can only be imported with ministerial authorization.
  • Import of refurbished or re-conditioned spares of capital goods will require a certification that such spares have at least of 80% residual life of original spare.

AFFECTED SECTORS