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Customs Brokers’ Examination- Guidelines For Candidates

Customs Brokers’ Examination GUIDELINES FOR THE CANDIDATES (Please refer Regulation 6 of Customs Brokers Licensing Regulations, 2018) A. Admit Card and Mock Test: A dummy Question paper for the purpose of awareness of candidates will be made available on the CBIC and NACIN websites under the icon/tab <GSTP/CBLR Exam>. A link to do...

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Computer based Examination under Customs Brokers Licensing Regulations

Computer based Examination under Regulation 6 of the Customs Brokers Licensing Regulations, 2018 (As Amended); The Examination to be conducted on 15th March, 2019 at designated Examination Centers across India...

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Rationalization of customs duty & procedures to boost Make in India initiative 

Rationalization of customs duty and procedures to give boost to ‘Make in India’ initiative  RFID technology to be used to improve export logistics  The Government has undertaken rationalization of customs duties and procedures to promote the “Make in India” initiative. While presenting the Interim Budget 2019-20 in Parli...

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Imposition of High Custom Duty on Steel and Aluminium Products

United States has imposed global tariff of 25% and 10% in March, 2018 on certain steel and aluminium products, respectively, under Section 232 of US Trade Expansion Act of 1962. India took up this issue at World Trade Organisation (WTO) as it considers these additional duties to be non-compliant with WTO provisions. ...

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CBIC to notify WON and TRY in list of currencies for exchange rate

Under section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962, Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) notifies the rate of exchange for the purpose of conversion of foreign exchange to Indian Rupees and vice versa for assessment of imports & exports....

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India’s Trading Across Borders ranking Jumps to 80 from 146

The rank in Trading Across Borders has taken a quantum leap from 146 to 80 in the Doing Business report released by World Bank today. Among the 11 parameters based on which the rankings are determined and which include indices like Starting a Business, Getting Electricity...

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Unprecedented tax reforms by Indian Customs

INDIAN CUSTOMS- UNPRECEDENTED TAX REFORM- Enhanced Ease of Doing Business- Indian Customs has taken a series of measures to simplify Customs processes and procedures during the last few years....

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CBI Arrests an Assistant Commissioner of Customs in a Bribery Case

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Assistant Commissioner of Customs, Air Cargo Complex, Andheri, Mumbai for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.2000/- from the complainant. A case was registered against an Assistant Commissioner of Customs and an Appraiser, Air Cargo Complex, U/s 120-B of IPC and Section 7 of PC Act,...

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CBI arrests 19, including customs officials for bribery & smuggling

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested 19 accused (6 Customs official & 13 private persons) including an Assistant Commissioner, Superintendents, Inspectors, private persons(including Sri Lankan Nationals) in a case related to alleged bribery and smuggling of goods....

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Anti-dumping Duty on import of Specified Stainless Steel Products

Anti-dumping Duty on the import of Specified Stainless Steel Products for providing relief to the Domestic Steel Industry The Government has imposed Anti- Dumping Duties on imports of specified Stainless-Steel Products vide: i. Notification No 61/2015- Customs (ADD) dated 11.12.2015 on imports of Cold Rolled Flat Products of Stainless Ste...

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