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8th  January, 2004.

Notification No. 9/2004-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, 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 Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 25/99-Customs, dated the 28th February, 1999, namely:-

  In the said notification,-

(A) in the opening paragraph,-

for the portion beginning with the words “amount calculated at the rate of -,” and ending with the words and letter “specified in List C:”, the following shall be substituted, namely:-

“amount calculated at the rate of,-

(a) Nil in the case of the imported goods specified in List A; and

(b) 5% ad valorem in the case the imported goods specified in List B:”;

(B) in the TABLE,-

(i) In LIST A, after S. No. 168 and the entries relating thereto, the following shall be inserted, namely:-

(1) (2) (3) (4)
“169. 76 Aluminium clad entry foil Printed circuit board
170. 28 Phosphoric acid (MOS/CMOS, electronic grade);
Hydrogen peroxide (MOS/CMOS, electronic grade)
Semi-conductor devices, LED/LED displays
171. 74, 76, 80 Aluminium wire with silicon or magnesium with impurity upto 2%;
Bonding wire (aluminum, gold and copper based )
Semi-conductor devices, LED/LED displays, Hybrid micro-circuits
172. 80 Tin silver antimony alloy in any form Semi-conductor devices, LED/LED displays
173. 28 Titanium dioxide of minimum purity 99% Potentiometers, ceramic capacitors
174. 28, 29, 35, 72, 81 Barium bromide;  Sodium aluminate ; Barium aluminate;
Methoklone; Methyl chloride; Dichloro methane;
Titanium metal powder (99% purity); Cesium glass powder;
Barium glass powder; Argon -Neon mixed gas (99% purity); Argon-hydrogen mixed gas (99% purity);
Copper Plied Steel wire (tin plated ) with dia upto 1.5 mm; Adhesive paste
Gas discharge tubes
175. 39 Tedlar film Printed circuit boards, semiconductor devices, multi layer laminates, glass epoxy copper clad laminates
176. 39 Polyester film Magnetic tape, plastic film capacitors
177. 29, 39 MEK (Methyl Ethyl Ketone);
Polyurethane /Urethane elastomer;
Magnetic tape
178. 39 Polyolefin heat shrinkable tubes/ sleeves Deflection components
179. 27, 39, 75, 85 Kilopoise Grease; Polyester mesh;
Nickel alloys resistance wires and strips in bare or enameled form;
Resistors and  Potentiometers
180 85 Buffered Oxide Echants Semi-conductor devices, LED/LED displays
181. 39 Conductive silver epoxy and hardener Mounted Piezoelectric crystals, Hybrid microcircuits
182. 39 Noryl;   Nylon LED/LED Displays, switches, power entry connectors
183. 39 Polyacetal LED/LED displays, switches
184. 39  HDPE;   LDPE;  Poly propylene LED/LED displays
185. 75, 85 Stem pin Electron gun, electronic valves and tubes, parts of electron gun
186. 39 Silicon oil Capacitors, resistors, electronic capacitor grade metallised plastic film/ plastic film capacitors
187 27 Microcrystalline wax Plastic film capacitors
188. 72 Coated/ uncoated CRCA/ Mild stainless steel in the form of sheets/ strips/ coils Switches, lead frames
89. 69, 73 Conveying trays/super refractories/ pusher tiles/ ceramic saggers;
Grinding steel balls (hardness 58-60%, carbon minimum 0.15%, chromium 1-1.2%);
Steel balls
Soft ferrite parts/ pre-calcined ferrite powder (spray dried), capacitors, resistors
190. 69, 70, 74, 85 Silver copper alloy wires;
Glass tubes of sizes between 4mm and 6mm outside diameter, in cut lengths upto 40mm;
Brass fuse caps;
PPTC chips;
Ceramic tubes
Glass cartridges fuses/ ceramic tube fuses/ PPTC resettable fuses
191 28, 29, 38 Silicon carbide roller for furnace;
polyethylene glycol;
Polyamonium citrate;
Copper oxide
Soft ferrites parts/ pre-calcinated ferrite powder (spray dried)
192. 68 Grinding wheels (metal bond, resin bond, diamond wheel, Conc 50-100%, grit D15-D30-400 mesh)/slicing wheels Soft ferrites parts/ pre-calcined ferrite powder (spray dried), semiconductor devices
193. 25, 28, 40, 69, 73, 85 High speed spindles of more than 10,000 RPM;
silicon carbide hollow heating rods, with or without perforations;
Heating coils (made of kanthal wire suitable for 13750 C dia 1 mm );
Cobalt oxide (99% pure);
Conveying trays (335 X 340 X 30 mm Alumina / cumulite);
Setting batts (320X320X15 mm alumina / cumulite);
Alumina sandwiched silicon carbide plate (340X170X15 mm alumina / cumulite);  Magnesium oxide;
Cupric oxide; Miraflow-A (polycarbon acid);
Chloropolyethylene (CPE); Temperature measuring rings
194. 69, 85 Piezo ceramic formulated material / powder; Piezo ceramic discs/ mounted piezo  electric plates; diaphragm of permalloy; weight of permalloy; terminal pins; yoke Buzzers/ sirens /ringers
195. 73 Needle and springs Print head
196. 72, 85 T-yoke Loudspeakers
197. 28, 39 Acetylene black carbon/ other carbon and carbon powders;
PTFE powder solutions
Resistors and potentiometers
198. 39, 74, 85 Former, bases, bobbins, brackets;  CP wires;  P.B.T.;
Phenol resin moulding powder; Lamination/ El silicon steel strips
199. 39 Polybutylene terephthalate Connectors
200. 29 Ammonium adipate;
Acelaic acid;
P.Nitro benzoic acid
Electrolytic capacitors
201 71 Pelladium copper contact tapes Relays
202 34, 72 Polywax;
Tin coated CRCA sheets
203 85 Parts of remote control Remote control
204 85 Diffusion elements Semiconductor devices
205 71 Silver copper alloy wire in dia upto        0.25 mm Metal to ceramic brazing rings for GD tubes
206 38, 39, 40, 68, 74, 85 Ceramic disc single layer; pin; washer; axial lead finish; solder/ solder paste/ solder with paste/ solder flux; solder with flux; wire leads; eyelet finish; eyelet fixing collect; marking ink; epoxy resin/ stycast; carrier tape/ cover tape/ taping material/ sealing tape/ plastic reels EMI/RFI filters
207 34 Termination paste Capacitors, EMI/RFI filters
208 39 Phenolic resins; epoxy phenolic resins; silicon adhesive agent Capacitors, resistors
209 73 Rivets Potentiometers
210 69,  75, 85 Parts of cathodes Cathodes for electron guns
211 72 Soft magnetic iron strips Relays
212 79 Zinc manganate Soft ferrites
213 39 Polypropylene granules Capacitors
214 38 Catalysts Resistors
215 74 Bronze powder Resistors
216 38 Bentone Resistors
217 25 Quartz powder Resistors
218 32 Pigments Capacitors, resistors
219 28 Magnesium aluminum silicate Resistors
220 Fabric coated with rubber;
Wax emulsion; basoplast
Loudspeakers, paper cones/ spiders/ dust caps for loudspeakers
221 39, 40, 84 Polyacetals, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene(ABS) copolymers; polystyrene;
Rubber belts /ring upto 150 mm;
Acetal plastic powder/ resin /granule;
Capstan shafts, sintered bush, rubber belts
CD /DVD mechanism, loudspeakers
222 28, 39, 40, 70 Polyester latex; glass cloth tape; acry emulsion; cobalt blue Cathode ray tubes
223 69, 72, 75, 85 Stainless steel wire of dia below 0.8 mm; Stainless steel strips of thickness below 0.6mm; ceramic bases; eyelets; sleeves; caps; nails Parts of electron guns”

(ii)  LIST C and the entries relating there to shall be omitted.

2. This notification shall come into force on the 9th day of January, 2004.

Under Secretary to the Government of India


Note:- The principal notification No.25/99-Customs dated the dated the 28th February, 1999, was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide G.S.R.161 (E), dated the 28th February, 1999 and was last amended by notification No.28/2003-Customs, dated the 1st March, 2003 [G.S.R. 163 (E), dated the 1st March, 2003].

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