ANNOUNCEMENT 08 Jan 2011In January 2011, the government of India announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
WTO, OECD & UNCTAD. (14 September 2009). Report on G20 Trade and Investment Measures. To be obtained at http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/wto_oecd_unctad2009_en.pdf
India Customs. (8 January 2011). Notification No. 2/2011 - Customs. Available at http://www.cbec.gov.in/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2k11/cs-tarr2k11/cs02-2k11.htm
India Customs. (27 January 2011). Notification No. 4/2011-Customs. Available at http://www.cbec.gov.in/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2k11/cs-tarr2k11/cs04-2k11.htm
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.