ANNOUNCEMENT 20 Mar 2009

India has extended duty reduction on imports from Burkina Faso and Gambia.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 20 Mar 2009 | Removal date: open ended

Import tariff

On 20 March 2009, vide Notification No.24/2009-Customs, the Government of India included Burkina Faso and the Republic of Gambia to the list of countries eligible for Market-Linked Tariff Concessions (MLTC). The Indian Government offers MLTC to countries that are listed in Notification No.96/2008-Customs, dated 13 August 2008, as amended from time to time. Goods imported from the listed countries enjoy a general 20% concession on customs duty, calculated upon the applied rate of duty.

This concession does not apply to goods specifically mentioned in Appendix I and II of Notification No.96/2008-Customs. Appendix I goods enjoy concessions at the rates specified in the said Appendix, whereas Appendix II goods do not receive any concession.

Apart from the above, 13 other countries receive tariff concessions under Notification 97/2008-Customs (see related State Acts).

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