ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Dec 2010In December 2010, the government of India announced a change in import duties.
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Notification No. 121 /2010-Customs
On 1 December 2010, vide Notification No.121/2010, the Government of India included the Central African Republic in 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.
The Central African Republic did not reach an export volume exceeding USD 1 million on any product shipped to India. Hence no tariff lines were marked as affected.