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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE

CENTRAL BOARD OF EXCISE AND CUSTOMS

NOTIFICATION  NO. 140/2008-CUSTOMS (N.T.)

DATED THE 29th December, 2008

8 Pausa, 1930 (SAKA)

S.O.       (E). – In exercise of the powers conferred by section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), and in supersession of the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No.130/2008-CUSTOMS (N.T.), dated the 25th November, 2008 vide number S.O. 2734(E), dated the 25th November, 2008,   except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession, the Central Board of Excise and Customs hereby determines that the rate of exchange of conversion of each of the foreign currency specified in column (2) of each of Schedule I and  Schedule II annexed hereto into Indian currency or vice versa shall, with effect from 1st January, 2009 be the rate mentioned against it in the corresponding entry in column (3) thereof, for the purpose of the said section, relating to imported and export goods.

SCHEDULE-I

S.No. Foreign Currency Rate of exchange of one unit of foreign currency equivalent to Indian rupees

(1)

(2)

(3)

               (a)

                (b)

(For Imported Goods)

  (For Export Goods)

1.

Australian Dollar

33.15

32.25

2.

Canadian Dollar

39.75

38.80

3.

Danish Kroner

9.15

8.85

4.

EURO

68.00

66.35

5.

Hong Kong Dollar

6.25

6.10

6.

Norwegian Kroner

6.80

6.60

7.

Pound Sterling

71.50

69.80

8.

Swedish Kroner

6.05

5.90

9.

Swiss Franc

44.95

43.80

10.

Singapore Dollar

33.55

32.75

11.

US Dollar

48.20

47.40

SCHEDULE-II

S.No. Foreign Currency Rate of exchange of 100 units of foreign currency equivalent to Indian rupees

(1)

(2)

(3)

(a)

(b)

(For Imported Goods)

  (For Export Goods)

1.

Japanese Yen

53.55

       52.15

 [F.No.468/24/2008-Cus.V]

Sd/-

 ( RAHUL NANGRE)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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