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Cabinet approves India -Uruguay agreement for help in Customs matters

Union Cabinet, has approved signing and ratifying an Agreement between India and Uruguay regarding Cooperation and Mutual Assistance in Customs Matters....

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Notification No. 68/2016-Customs Dated 31st December, 2016

Notification No. 68/2016-Customs (31/12/2016)

(i) against serial number 1, in column (2), ‑ (a) after entry 5703 30 the entry 5704 20shall be inserted; (b) for entry 8469 00 10, the entry 8472 90 91shall be substituted; (c) for entry 8473 50 00, the entries 8473 500 (except parts of heading 8472 90 91 to 8472 90 95) shall be substituted;...

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CBEC amends 18 Custom Duty Notifications

Notification No. 67/2016-Customs (31/12/2016)

CBEC amends Notification No. 105/1999-Customs, Notification 26/2000—Customs, Notification 85/2004‑ Customs, Notification 73/2005-Customs, Notification 10/2008-Customs, Notification 96/2008 ,Customs, Notification 57/2009 Customs, Notification 12/2012 Customs, Notification 75/2005-Customs, Notification 74/2005-Customs , Notification 28...

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Duty concessions on import from Korea RP under CEPA

Notification No. 66/2016–Customs (31/12/2010)

deeper tariff concessions in respect of specified goods imported from Korea RP under the India-Korea Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) w.e.f. 01.01.2017 and to carry out editorial changes as a result of HS 2017 changes....

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Duty concessions on import from Malaysia under IMCECA

Notification No. 65/2016–Customs (31/12/2016)

Deeper tariff concessions in respect of specified goods imported from Malaysia under the India-Malaysia Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (IMCECA) w.e.f. 01.01.2016 and to carry out editorial changes as a result of HS 2017 changes. ...

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Duty concession on import of Motor car engine / Gear Box & Parts under IJCEPA

Notification No. 64/2016–Customs (31/12/2016)

concessional rate of basic customs duty in respect of tariff item 8408 20 20 [engines of a kind used for the propulsion of specified motor vehicles – of cylinder capacity exceeding 250 cc] and 8708 40 00 [gear box and parts thereof, of specified motor vehicles], w.e.f. 1st of January, 2017, when imported under the India-Japan Comprehens...

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Tariff concessions on import under India-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement

Notification No. 63/2016 - Customs (31/12/2016)

Seeks to amend notification No. 46/2011-Customs dated 01.06.2011 so as to provide deeper tariff concessions in respect of specified goods when imported from ASEAN under the India-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement w.e.f. 01.01.2017 and to carry out editorial changes as a result of HS 2017 changes....

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Withdraw BCD exemption, available to specified fabrics

Notification No. 62/2016-Customs (31/12/2016)

Seeks to withdraw BCD exemption, available to specified fabrics, of value equivalent to 1% of the FOB value of exports in preceding financial year ...

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Declaration to be filled up by NRIs for depositing Specified Bank Notes

Circular No. 60/2016-Customs (31/12/2016)

For the period from up to 31.3 17 or 30.6.17, as applicable, a declaration form will need to be filled by resident Indians and Non-resident Indians coming to India and carrying SBNs for depositing these SBNs in the specified offices of RBI in India....

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Notification No. 150/2016-Customs (N.T.) dated 31.12.2016

Notification No. 150/2016-Customs (N.T.) (31/12/2016)

1) In Chapter 29, in heading 2937,‑ (i) tariff items 2937 31 00 and the entries relating thereto shall be omitted,(ii) against tariff item 2937 90 11, for the entry in column (2) , the entry Epinephrine shall be substituted;...

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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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