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Clarification on Exports under claim for drawback in GST scenario

Circular No. 32/2017-Customs (27/07/2017)

As you are aware, the higher All Industry Rates (AIRs) under Duty Drawback scheme viz. rates and caps available under columns (4) and (5) of the Schedule of All Industry Rates of Duty Drawback have been continued for a transition period of three months i.e. 1.7.2017 to 30.9.2017...

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Reg. discontinuation of anti-dumping duty imposed on Soda Ash

F. No. 7/5/2017-DGAD.—1 (22/07/2017)

Whereas, a Sunset review anti-dumping investigation concerning imports of ‘Soda Ash’, originating in or exported from China PR, European Union, Kenya, Pakistan, Iran, Ukraine and USA was initiated...

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Mandatory Pre-Deposit U/s. 129E of Customs Act is Constitutionally Valid: Bombay HC

Haresh Nagindas Vora Vs Union Of India (Bombay High Court)

The Bombay High Court has upheld the constitutional validity of Section 129 E of the Indian Customs Act, 1962, that makes pre- deposit mandatory for filing an appeal before the tribunal or the Commissioner (Appeals) concerned....

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CBEC notifies amendment related to AIRs of duty drawback

Notification No. No. 73/2017-Customs (N.T.) (26/07/2017)

G.S.R. 954(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (2) and (3) of section 75 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) and sub-section (2) of section 37 of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), read with rules 3, 4 and 5 of the Customs...

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Extending SWIFT in Exports with WCCB to all EDI locations- reg.

Circular No. 31/2017-Customs (25/07/2017)

It has now been decided to extend online referral of WCCB to all Customs EDI locations with effect from 31st July, 2017. The mapping of Customs EDI locations to WCCB offices shall remain the same as it was for imports. ...

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Order Continuing Anti-Dumping duty made After Expiry of Duty Period is Invalid: SC

Union of India and Another Vs M/s. Kumho Petrochemicals Company Limited and Another (Supreme Court of India)

Before the High court, the petitioners, M/S. Kumho Petrochemicals Company Limited And Another, made two submissions. Firstly, the order of continuation of anti-dumping duty, made after expiry of the duty period, is bad in law. Secondly, the initiation of the anti-dumping duty investigation was also bad in law on the ground that public not...

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Rate of exchange of conversion of foreign currency WEF 21.07.2017

Notification No. 72/2017-Customs (N.T.) (20/07/2017)

CBEC hereby determines that the rate of exchange of conversion of each of the foreign currencies WEF 21.07.2017 vide Notification No. 72/2017-Customs (N.T.)...

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Detailed guidelines for re-testing of samples from import consignments

Circular No. 30/2017-Customs (18/07/2017)

F. No. 450/15/2017-Cus IV Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue (Central Board of Excise & Custom) ******** Circular No. 30/2017-Cus New Delhi, dated 18th July, 2017 To All Principal Chief Commissioners/Chief Commissioners of Customs / Customs (Preventive), All Principal Chief Commissioners/Chief Commissioners ...

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Operational problems being faced by EOU in GST regime

Circular No. 29/2017- Customs (17/07/2017)

EOUs are allowed duty free import of goods under notification No.52/2003-Custom dated 31-3-2003. However, in view of GST the said notification has been consequently amended by notification No. 59/2017-Customs dated 30-6-2017....

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Notification No. 67/2017 – Customs Dated: 14th July, 2017

Notification No. 67/2017-Customs (14/07/2017)

Notification No. 67/2017-Customs In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Government, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Mi...

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Custom duty is an indirect tax which is applicable on goods which are imported into India and a few goods which are exported out of India. Globally, countries levy custom duties over import and export of goods for raising revenue and also for shielding their domestic companies from competitors from several other countries. Custom duty in India is imposed on almost universally all the goods which are imported into India. Export duties are imposed on few goods as provided under Second Schedule. These duties are not imposed on few items such as lifesaving drugs or equipment, food grains, fertilizers etc. Import duties are divided into basic duty, true countervailing duty, additional customs duty, protective duty, anti-dumping duty and education cess.

Customs duty in India is imposed according to the value of the goods or their weight, dimension and other various criteria as per the goods. Where the duties are based on goods value, then the custom duties are known as ad valorem duties, and where the duty is based on quantity or weight, the duties are known as specific duties.

Customs Act, 1962 empowers the government of India for levying customs duty, prohibiting import and export of goods, framing policies for exporting and importing and penalties, offences etc. All the matters which are related to custom duty comes under the CBEC (Central Board of Excise & Customs). The Central Board of Excise & Customs also formulates policies with respect to custom duty rate, smuggling prevention and administrative decisions that are related to customs formations.

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