Notification No. 41/2012 ST dated 20-06-2012 has been issued which grants rebate (given in the form of refund) for all taxable services used for the export of goods, other than excisable goods. For excisable goods, the eligible services are the taxable services used for export of excisable goods beyond the place of removal.
However, the services covered by the exclusion clause of the definition of ‘input service’ under rule 2(l) of CENVAT Credit Rules, 2004 will not be eligible for such exemption. The rates of refund specified in the ‘Schedule of Rates’ have been  enhanced in the new notification. The old Notification No. 52/2011 dated 30-12-2011 granting such exemption has been rescinded. The Notification will be effective from July 1, 2012

Notification No. 41/2012-ST,

dated 29-6-2012

G.S.R. 519(E) In exercise of the powers conferred by section 93A of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994) (hereinafter referred to as the said Act) and in supersession of the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) number 52/2011 – Service Tax, dated the 30th December, 2011, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 945(E), dated the 30th December, 2011, except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession, the Central Government, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby grants rebate of service tax paid(hereinafter referred to as rebate) on the taxable services which are received by an exporter of goods (hereinafter referred to as the exporter) and used for export of goods, subject to the extent and manner specified herein below, namely:-

Provided that–

(a)  the rebate shall be granted by way of refund of service tax paid on the specified services.

Explanation. – For the purposes of this notification,-

(A)  “specified services” means-

 (i)  in the case of excisable goods, taxable services that have been used beyond the place of removal, for the export of said goods;

(ii)  in the case of goods other than (i) above, taxable services used for the export of said goods;

but shall not include any service mentioned in sub-clauses (A), (B), (BA) and (C) of clause (l) of rule (2) of the CENVAT Credit Rules, 2004;

(B) “place of removal” shall have the meaning assigned to it in section 4 of the Central Excise Act,1944(1 of 1944);

(b) the rebate shall be claimed either on the basis of rates specified in the Schedule of rates annexed to this notification (hereinafter referred to as the Schedule), as per the procedure specified in paragraph 2 or on the basis of documents, as per the procedure specified in paragraph 3;

(c)  the rebate under the procedure specified in paragraph 3 shall not be claimed wherever the difference between the amount of rebate under the procedure specified in paragraph 2 and paragraph 3 is less than twenty per cent of the rebate available under the procedure specified in paragraph 2;

(d) no CENVAT credit of service tax paid on the specified services used for export of goods has been taken under the CENVAT Credit Rules, 2004;

(e)  the rebate shall not be claimed by a unit or developer of a Special Economic Zone;

(2) the rebate shall be claimed in the following manner, namely:-

(a)  manufacturer-exporter, who is registered as an assessee under the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944) or the rules made thereunder shall register his central excise registration number and bank account number with the customs;

(b)  exporter who is not so registered under the provisions referred to in clause (a), shall register his service tax code number and bank account number with the customs;

(c)  service tax code number referred to in clause (b), shall be obtained by filing a declaration in Form A-2 to the Assistant Commissioner of Central Excise or the Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise, as the case may be, having jurisdiction over the registered office or the head office, as the case may be, of such exporter;

(d)  the exporter shall make a declaration in the electronic shipping bill or bill of export, as the case may be, while presenting the same to the proper officer of customs, to the effect that–

  (i)  the rebate of service tax paid on the specified services is claimed as a percentage of the declared Free On Board(FOB) value of the said goods, on the basis of rate specified in the Schedule;

(ii) no further rebate shall be claimed in respect of the specified services, under procedure specified in paragraph 3 or in any other manner, including on the ground that the rebate obtained is less than the service tax paid on the specified services;

(iii)  conditions of the notification have been fulfilled;

(e)  service tax paid on the specified services eligible for rebate under this notification, shall be calculated by applying the rate prescribed for goods of a class or description, in the Schedule, as a percentage of the FOB value of the said goods;

(f)  amount so calculated as rebate shall be deposited in the bank account of the exporter;

(g) shipping bill or bill of export on which rebate has been claimed on the basis of rate specified in the Schedule, by way of procedure specified in this paragraph, shall not be used for rebate claim on the basis of documents, specified in paragraph 3;

(h)  where the rebate involved in a shipping bill or bill of export is less than rupees fifty, the same shall not be allowed;

(3) the rebate shall be claimed in the following manner, namely:-

(a)  rebate may be claimed on the service tax actually paid on any specified service on the basis of duly certified documents;

(b) the person liable to pay service tax under section 68 of the said Act on the taxable service provided to the exporter for export of goods shall not be eligible to claim rebate under this notification;

(c) the manufacturer-exporter, who is registered as an assessee under the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944) or the rules made thereunder, shall file a claim for rebate of service tax paid on the taxable service used for export of goods to the Assistant Commissioner of Central Excise or the Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise, as the case may be, having jurisdiction over the factory of manufacture in Form A-1;

(d)  the exporter who is not so registered under the provisions referred to in clause (c), shall before filing a claim for rebate of service tax, file a declaration in Form A-2, seeking allotment of service tax code, to the Assistant Commissioner of Central Excise or the Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise, as the case may be, having jurisdiction over the registered office or the head office, as the case may be, of such exporter;

(e)  the Assistant Commissioner of Central Excise or the Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise, as the case may be, shall, after due verification, allot a service tax code number to the exporter referred to in clause (d), within seven days from the date of receipt of the said Form A-2;

(f)  on obtaining the service tax code, exporter referred to in clause (d), shall file the claim for rebate of service tax to the Assistant Commissioner of Central Excise or the Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise, as the case may be, having jurisdiction over the registered office or the head office, as the case may be, in Form A-1;

(g)  the claim for rebate of service tax paid on the specified services used for export of goods shall be filed within one year from the date of export of the said goods.

Explanation.- For the purposes of this clause the date of export shall be the date on which the proper officer of Customs makes an order permitting clearance and loading of the said goods for exportation under section 51 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962);

(h)  where the total amount of rebate sought under a claim is upto 0.50% of the total FOB value of export goods and the exporter is registered with the Export Promotion Council sponsored by Ministry of Commerce or Ministry of Textiles, Form A-1 shall be submitted along with relevant invoice, bill or challan, or any other document for each specified service, in original, issued in the name of the exporter, evidencing payment for the specified service used for export of the said goods and the service tax paid thereon, certified in the manner specified in sub-clauses (A) and (B):

 (A) if the exporter is a proprietorship concern or partnership firm, the documents enclosed with the claim shall be self-certified by the exporter and if the exporter is a limited company, the documents enclosed with the claim shall be certified by the person authorised by the Board of Directors;

 (B)  the documents enclosed with the claim shall also contain a certificate from the exporter or the person authorised by the Board of Directors, to the effect that specified service to which the document pertains has been received, the service tax payable thereon has been paid and the specified service has been used for export of the said goods under the shipping bill number;

(i)  where the total amount of rebate sought under a claim is more than 0.50% of the total FOB value of the goods exported, the procedure specified in clause (h) above shall stand modified to the extent that the certification prescribed thereon, in sub-clauses (A) and (B) shall be made by the Chartered Accountant who audits the annual accounts of the exporter for the purposes of the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956) or the Income Tax Act, 1961(43 of 1961), as the case may be;

 (j)  where the rebate involved in a claim is less than rupees five hundred, the same shall not be allowed;

(k)  the Assistant Commissioner of Central Excise or the Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise, as the case may be, shall, after satisfying himself,-

  (i)   that the service tax rebate claim filed in Form A-1 is complete in every respect;

 (ii)   that duly certified documents have been submitted evidencing the payment of service tax on the specified services;

(iii)  that rebate has not been already received on the shipping bills or bills of export on the basis of procedure prescribed in paragraph 2;and

(iv)  that the rebate claimed is arithmetically accurate,

refund the service tax paid on the specified service within a period of one month from the receipt of said claim:

Provided that where the Assistant Commissioner of Central Excise or the Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise, as the case may be, has reason to believe that the claim, or the enclosed documents are not in order or that there is a reason to deny such rebate, he may, after recording the reasons in writing, take action, in accordance with the provisions of the said Act and the rules made thereunder;

(4) Where any rebate of service tax paid on the specified services has been allowed to an exporter on export of goods but the sale proceeds in respect of said goods are not received by or on behalf of the exporter, in India, within the period allowed by the Reserve Bank of India under section 8 of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (42 of 1999), including any extension of such period, such rebate shall be deemed never to have been allowed and may be recovered under the provisions of the said Act and the rules made thereunder;

(5) This notification shall come into effect on the 1st day of July, 2012.

Form A – 1

Application for claiming rebate of service tax paid on specified services used for export of goods, under Notification No.___/20__-ST

To,

The Deputy/Assistant Commissioner of Central Excise

Sir,

I/We claim rebate of Rs……….. (Rupees in words), under Notification No.____ dated______ , in respect of service tax paid on the specified services used for export of goods.

 1.  Name of the exporter:

 2.  Membership number of the Export Council:

 3.  Name of the Export Council:

 4.  Address of the registered/head office of exporter:

 5.  Telephone Number and e-mail ID of the exporter:

 6.  Division ……… Commissionerate ……………

 7.  Central Excise Registration Number (for manufacturer exporter)/Service Tax Code Number (for exporters other than manufacturer exporter)

 8.  Import Export Code Number…………..

 9.  Details of Bank Account (Name of Bank, branch address and account number)

10. Details of the rebate claim (separately for each Shipping Bill):

(Rupees in thousands)

S. No.
Details of specified services used for export of goods on which rebate of service tax is claimed
Details of shipping bill/bill of export, etc.
(2)
Details of goods exported
(3)
No
Date
Date of Let Export Order
Bill of Lading or Airway Bill Number
Date
Description of goods exported
Quantity
Unit
FOB value
1
Details of specified services used for export of goods mentioned in Columns 2 and 3.
(4)
Documents attached to evidence the amount of service tax paid and establish the use of specified service in the export of goods.
(5)
Total amount of service tax paid which is claimed as rebate.
(6)
Name of service provider
Service Tax Registration No./Service Tax Code
Invoice No (pl. attach original invoice)
Date
Description of specified service as per the invoice
Value of specified service used for export of goods as per the invoice
Total amount of service tax paid.
In Figures.
As a percentage of f.o.b. value in shipping bill

9. Declaration:-

I/We hereby declare that-

 (i)  the information given in this application form is true, correct and complete in every respect, in accordance with the notification and that I am authorised to sign on behalf of the exporter; electronic rebate of service tax has not been received from customs on the shipping bills on which rebate is claimed;

(ii)  no CENVAT credit of service tax paid on the specified services used for export of goods has been taken/shall be taken under the CENVAT Credit Rules, 2004;

(iii)  rebate has been claimed for service tax which has been actually paid on the specified services used for export of goods;

(iv) I/we shall maintain records pertaining to the specified services used for export of goods and shall make available, at the declared premises, at all reasonable time, such records for inspection and examination by the Central Excise Officer authorised in writing by the jurisdictional Assistant Commissioner of Central Excise or the Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise, as the case may be.

Date:

Place:

Signature and full address of Exporter

(Affix stamp)

Form A-2

Declaration by an exporter, for obtaining Service Tax Code

(referred under paragraph 2 (c) and 3(d) of Notification No. ___/20__- ST dated __________)

 1.  Name of the exporter:

 2.  Address of the registered office or head office of the Exporter :

 3.  Permanent Account Number (PAN) of the Exporter :

 4.  Import Export Code (IEC) of the Exporter:

 5.  Details of Bank Account of the Exporter:

(a) Name of the Bank :

(b) Name of the Branch :

(c) Account Number :

 6.  (a) Constitution of Exporter [Proprietorship/Partnership/Registered Private Limited Company/Registered Public Limited Company/Others (specify)]

(b) Name, address and telephone number of proprietor/partner/director

 7.  Name, designation and address of the authorised signatory/signatories:

 8.  I/We hereby declare that-

  (i)  the information given in this application form is true, correct and complete in every respect and that I am authorised to sign on behalf of the exporter;

 (ii)  I/we shall maintain records pertaining to specified services used for export of goods and shall make available, at the declared premises, at all reasonable time, such records for inspection and examination by the Central Excise Officer authorised in writing by the jurisdictional Assistant Commissioner of Central Excise or the Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise, as the case may be.

(Signature of the applicant/authorised person with stamp)

Date:

Place:

Schedule of rates

The Chapter or sub-Heading and descriptions of goods in the following Schedule are aligned with the tariff items and descriptions of goods in the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975(51 of 1975). The General Rules for the Interpretation of the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act, 1975 shall mutatis mutandis apply for classifying the export goods listed in the Schedule.

Sl. No. Chapter or sub-Heading No. Description of goods Rate
(1) (2) (3) (4)
1 01 Live animal Nil
2 02 Meat and edible meat offal 0.12
3 03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.12
4 04 Dairy produce; birds’ eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.12
5 05 Product of animal origin not elsewhere specified or included. 0.12
6 06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.12
7  07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.12
8 08 Edible fruits and nuts, peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.12
9 09 Coffee, tea, mate and spices 0.12
10 10 Cereals 0.12
11 11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten. 0.12
12 12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit; industrial and medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.12
13 13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.12
14 14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products, not elsewhere specified or included. 0.12
15 15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.12
16 16 Preparations of meat, or fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.12
17 17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.12
18 18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.12
19 19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; pastry cooks’ products 0.12
20 20 Preparation of vegetables, fruits, nuts or other parts of plants 0.20
21 21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.12
22 2201 Waters, including natural or artificial mineral waters and aerated waters, not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter not flavoured; ice and snow 0.12
23 2202 Waters, including mineral waters and aerated waters containing added sugar or other sweetening matter or flavoured, and other non-alcoholic beverages, not including fruit or vegetable juices of heading 2009 0.12
24 2203 Beer made from malt 0.12
25 2204 Wine of fresh grapes, including fortified wines; grape must other than that of heading 2009 0.12
26 2205 Vermouth and other wine of fresh grapes flavoured with plants or aromatic substances 0.12
27 2206 Other fermented beverages (for example cider, perry, mead); mixtures of fermented beverages and non-alcoholic beverages, not elsewhere specified or included 0.12
28 2207 Undenatured ethyl alcohol of an alcoholic strength by volume of 80% vol. or higher; ethyl alcohol and other spirits, denatured, of any strength 0.12
29 2208 Undenatured ethyl alcohol of an alcoholic strength by volume of less than 80% vol.; spirit, liquors and other spirituous beverages 0.12
30 2209 Vinegar and substitutes for vinegar obtained from acetic acid 0.12
31 23  Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal fodder 0.06
32 24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.04
33 25 Salt; sulphur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.12
34 26 Ores, slag and ash 0.20
35 27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes Nil
36 28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals, of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.12
37 29 Organic chemicals 0.12
38 30 Pharmaceutical products 0.20
39 31 Fertilizers Nil
40 32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; tannins and their derivatives; dyes, pigments and other colouring matter; paints and varnishes; putty and other mastics; inks 0.04
41 33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.12
42 34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, “dental waxes” and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 0.12
43 35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.12
44 36 Explosives 0.12
45 37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.12
46 38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.12
47 39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.12
48 40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.06
49 41 Raw hides and skins (other than fur skins) and leather 0.04
50 4201 Saddlery and harness for any animal (including traces, leads, knee pads, muzzles, saddle cloths, saddle bags, dog coats and the like), of any material 0.12
51 4202 Trunks, suit-cases, vanity-cases, executive-cases, brief-cases, school satchels, spectacle cases, binocular cases, camera cases, musical instrument cases, gun cases, holsters and similar containers; travelling-bags, insulated food or beverages bags, toilet bags, rucksacks, handbags, shopping-bags, wallets, purses, map-cases, cigarette-cases, tobacco- pouches, tool bags, sports bags, bottle- cases, jewellery boxes, powder-boxes, cutlery cases and similar containers, of leather or of composition leather, of sheeting of plastics, of textile materials, of vulcanized fiber or of paper-board, or wholly or mainly covered with such materials or with paper 0.12
52 4203 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, of leather or of composition leather 0.12
53 4204 Omitted
54 4205 Other articles of leather or of composition leather 0.12
55 4206 Articles of gut (other than silk-worm gut), of goldbeater’s skin, of bladders or of tendons 0.12
56 4301 Raw fur skins (including heads, tails, paws and other pieces or cuttings, suitable for furriers’ use), other than raw hides and skins of headings 4101, 4102 or 4103 Nil
57 4302 Tanned or dressed fur skins (including heads, tails, paws and other pieces or cuttings), unassembled, or assembled (without the addition of other materials) other than those of heading 4303 0.12
58 4303 Articles of apparel, clothing accessories and other articles of fur skin 0.12
59 4304 Artificial fur and articles thereof 0.12
60 4401 Fuel wood, in logs, in billets, in twigs, in faggots or in similar forms; wood in chips or particles; sawdust and wood waste and scrap, whether or not agglomerated in logs, briquettes, pellets or similar forms Nil
61 4402 Wood charcoal (including shell or nut charcoal), whether or not agglomerated Nil
62 4403 Wood in the rough, whether or not stripped of bark or sapwood, or roughly squared Nil
63 4404 Hoop wood; split poles; piles, pickets and stakes of wood, pointed but not sawn lengthwise; wooden sticks, roughly trimmed but not turned, bent or otherwise worked, suitable for the manufacture of walking sticks, umbrellas, tool handles or the like; chip wood and the like Nil
64 4405 Wood wool; wood flour Nil
65 4406 Railway or tramway sleepers (crossties) of wood Nil
66 4407 Wood sawn or chipped lengthwise, sliced or peeled, whether or not planed, sanded or end jointed, of a thickness exceeding 6 mm Nil
67 4408 Sheets for veneering (including those obtained by slicing laminated wood), for plywood or for similar laminated wood and other wood, sawn lengthwise, sliced or peeled, whether or not planed, sanded, spliced or end-jointed, of a thickness not exceeding 6 mm 0.12
68 4409 Wood (including strips and friezes for parquet flooring, not assembled) continuously shaped (tongued, grooved, rebated, chamfered, v-jointed, beaded, moulded, rounded or the like) along any of its edges or faces, whether or not planed, sanded or end-jointed 0.12
69 4410 Particle board, oriented strand board (OSB) and similar board (for example wafer board) of wood or other ligneous materials, whether or not agglomerated with resins or other organic binding substances 0.12
70 4411 Fiberboard of wood or other ligneous materials, whether or not bonded with resins or other organic substances 0.12
71 4412 Plywood, veneered panels and similar laminated wood 0.12
72 4413 Densified wood, in blocks, plates, strips or profile shapes 0.12
73 4414 Wooden frames for paintings, photographs, mirrors or similar objects 0.12
74 4415 Packing cases, boxes, crates, drums and similar packings, of wood; cable-drums of wood; pallets, Box pallets and other load boards, of wood; pallet collars of wood 0.12
75 4416 Casks, barrels, vats, tubs and other coopers’ products and parts thereof, of wood, including staves 0.12
76 4417 Tools, tool bodies, tool handles, broom or brush bodies and handles, of wood; boot or shoe lasts and trees, of wood 0.12
77 4418 Builders’ joinery and carpentry of wood, including cellular wood panels, assembled flooring panels, Shingles and shakes 0.12
78 4419 Tableware and kitchenware, of wood 0.12
79 4420 Wood marquetry and inlaid wood; caskets and cases for jewellery or cutlery, and similar articles, of wood; statuettes and other ornaments, of wood; wooden articles of furniture not falling in chapter 94 0.12
80 4421 Other articles of wood 0.12
81 45 Cork and articles of cork Nil
82 46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basket-ware and wickerwork. 0.12
83 47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; recovered (waste and scrap) paper or paperboard Nil
84 4801 Newsprint, in rolls or sheets 0.12
85 4802 Uncoated paper and paperboard, of a kind used for writing, printing or other graphic purposes, and non perforated punch card and punch tape paper , in rolls or rectangular (including square)sheets of any size, other than paper of heading 4801 or 4803; hand-made paper and paperboard 0.12
86 4803 Toilet or facial tissue stock, towel or napkin stock and similar paper of a kind used for household or sanitary purposes, cellulose wadding and webs of cellulose fibres, whether or not creped, crinkled, embossed, perforated, surface-coloured, surface-decorated or printed, in rolls or sheets 0.12
87 4804 Uncoated craft paper and paperboard, in rolls or sheets, other than that of heading 4802 or 4803 0.12
88 4805 Other uncoated paper and paperboard, in rolls or sheets, not further worked or processed than as specified in Note 3 to this Chapter 0.12
89 4806 Vegetable parchment, greaseproof papers, tracing papers and glassine and other glazed transparent or translucent papers, in rolls or sheets 0.12
90 4807 Composite paper and paperboard (made by sticking flat layers of paper or paperboard together with an adhesive), not surface-coated or impregnated, whether or not internally reinforced, in rolls or sheets 0.12
91 4808 Paper and paperboard, corrugated (with or without glued flat surface sheets), creped, crinkled, embossed or perforated, in rolls or sheets, other than paper of the kind described in heading 4803 0.12
92 4809 Carbon paper, self-copy paper and other copying or transfer papers (including coated or impregnated paper for duplicator stencils or offset plates), whether or not printed, in rolls or sheets 0.12
93 4810 Paper and paperboard, coated on one or both sides with kaolin (China clay) or other inorganic substances, with or without a binder, and with no other coating, whether or not surface – coloured, surface-decorated or printed, in rolls or rectangular (including square) sheets, of any size 0.12
94 4811 Paper, paperboard, cellulose wadding and webs of cellulose fibres, coated, impregnated, covered, surface coloured, surface-decorated or printed, in rolls or rectangular (including square) sheets, of any size, other than goods of the kind described in heading 4803, 4809 or 4810 0.12
95 4812 Filter blocks, slabs and plates, of paper pulp 0.12
96 4813 Cigarette paper, whether or not cut to size or in the form of booklets or tubes 0.12
97 4814 Wallpaper and similar wall coverings; window transparencies of paper 0.12
98 4815 Omitted
99 4816 Carbon-paper, self-copy paper and other copying or transfer papers (other than those of heading 4809), duplicator stencils and offset plates, of paper, whether or not put up in boxes 0.12
100 4817 Envelopes, letter cards, plain postcards and correspondence cards, of paper or paperboard; boxes, pouches, wallets and writing compendiums, of paper or paperboard, containing an assortment of paper stationery 0.18
101 4818 Toilet paper and similar paper, cellulose wadding or webs of cellulose fibres, of a kind used for household or sanitary purposes, in rolls of a width not exceeding 36 cm, or cut to size or shape; handkerchiefs, cleansing tissues, towels, table cloths, serviettes, napkins for babies, tampons, bed sheets and similar household, sanitary or hospital articles, articles of apparel and clothing accessories, of paper pulp, paper, cellulose wadding or webs of cellulose fibres 0.18
102 4819 Cartons, boxes, cases, bags and other packing containers, of paper, paperboard, cellulose wadding or webs of cellulose fibres; box files, letter trays, and similar articles, of paper or paperboard of a kind used in offices, shops or the like 0.18
103 4820 Registers, account books, note books, order books, receipt books, letter pads, memorandum pads, diaries and similar articles, excise books, blotting-pads, binders (loose-leaf or other), folders, file covers, manifold business forms, interleaved carbon sets and other articles of stationery, of paper or paperboard; albums for samples or for collections and book covers, of paper or paperboard 0.18
104 4821 Paper or paperboard labels of all kinds, whether or not printed 0.18
105 4822 Bobbins, spools, cops and similar supports of paper pulp, paper or paperboard (whether or not perforated or hardened) 0.18
106 4823 Other paper, paperboard, cellulose wadding and webs of cellulose fibres, cut to size or shape; other articles of paper pulp, paper, paperboard, cellulose wadding or webs of cellulose fibres 0.18
107 49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.12
108 50 Silk 0.12
109 51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair, horsehair yarn and woven fabrics 0.12
110 5201 Cotton, not carded or combed 0.04
111 5202 Cotton waste (including yarn waste and garnetted stock) 0.04
112 5203 Cotton, carded or combed 0.04
113 5204 Cotton sewing thread, whether or not put up for retail sale 0.04
114 5205 Cotton yarn (other than sewing thread), containing 85% or more by weight of cotton, not put up for retail sale 0.06
115 5206 Cotton yarn (other than sewing thread), containing less than 85% by weight of cotton, not put up for retail sale 0.06
116 5207 Cotton yarn (other than sewing thread) put up for retail sale 0.06
117 5208 Woven fabrics of cotton, containing 85% or more by weight of cotton, weighing not more than 200 g/m2 0.12
118 5209 Woven fabrics of cotton, containing 85% or more by weight of cotton, weighing more than 200 g/m2 0.12
119 5210 Woven fabrics of cotton, containing less than 85% by weight of cotton, mixed mainly or solely with man-made fibres, weighing not more than 200 g/m2 0.12
120 5211 Woven fabrics of cotton, containing less than 85% by weight of cotton, mixed mainly or solely with man-made fibres, weighing more than 200 g/m2 0.12
121 5212 Other woven fabrics of cotton 0.12
122 53 Other vegetable textile fibres; paper yarn and woven fabrics of paper yarn 0.12
123 5401 Sewing thread of man-made filaments, whether or not put up for retail sale 0.06
124 5402 Synthetic filament yarn (other than sewing thread), not put up for retail sale, including synthetic monofilament of less than 67 decitex 0.06
125 5403 Artificial filament yarn (other than sewing thread), not put for retail sale, including artificial mono filament of less than 67 decitex 0.06
126 5404 Synthetic monofilament of 67 decitex or more and of which no cross-sectional dimension exceeds 1 mm; strip and the like (for example, artificial straw) of synthetic textile materials of an apparent width not exceeding 5 mm 0.06
127 5405 Artificial monofilament of 67 decitex or more and of which no cross-sectional dimension exceeds 1 mm; strip and the like (for example, artificial straw) of artificial textile materials of an apparent width not exceeding 5 mm 0.06
128 5406 Man-made filament yarn (other than sewing thread), put up for retail sale 0.06
129 5407 Woven fabrics of synthetic filament yarn, including woven fabrics obtained from materials of heading 5404 0.12
130 5408 Woven fabrics of artificial filament yarn, including woven fabrics obtained from materials of heading 5405 0.12
131 5501 Synthetic filament tow 0.06
132 5502 Artificial filament tow 0.06
133 5503 Synthetic staple fibres, not carded, combed or otherwise processed for spinning 0.06
134 5504 Artificial staple fibres, not carded, combed or otherwise processed for spinning 0.06
135 5505 Waste (including noils, yarn waste and garneted stock) of man-made fibres 0.06
136 5506 Synthetic staple fibres, carded, combed or otherwise processed for spinning 0.06
137 5507 Artificial staple fibres, carded, combed or otherwise processed for spinning 0.06
138 5508 Sewing thread of man-made staple fibres, whether or not put up for retail sale 0.06
139 5509 Yarn (other than sewing thread) of synthetic staple fibres, not put up for retail sale 0.06
140 5510 Yarn (other than sewing thread) of artificial staple fibres, not put up for retail sale 0.06
141 5511 Yarn (other than sewing thread) of man-made staple fibres, put up for retail sale 0.06
142 5512 Woven fabrics of synthetic staple fibres, containing 85% or more by weight of synthetic staple fibres 0.12
143 5513 Woven fabrics of synthetic staple fibres, containing less than 85% by weight of such fibres, mixed mainly or solely with cotton, of a weight not exceeding 170g/m2 0.12
144 5514 Woven fabrics of synthetic staple fibres, containing less than 85% by weight of such fibres, mixed mainly or solely with cotton, of a weight exceeding 170 g/m2 0.12
145 5515 Other woven fabrics of synthetic staple fibres 0.12
146 5516 Woven fabrics of artificial staple fibres 0.12
147 56 Wadding, felt and non-woven; special yarns; twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.12
148 57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.12
149 58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace; tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.12
150 59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.12
151 60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.12
152 61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.18
153 62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.18
154 63 Other made up textiles articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.18
155 64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.12
156 65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.06
157 66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking-sticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.04
158 67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.12
159 68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.18
160 69 Ceramic products 0.18
161 70 Glass and glassware 0.18
162 71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metals, and articles thereof; imitation jewellery; coin 0.06
163 7201 Pig iron and spiegeleisen in pigs, blocks or other primary forms 0.08
164 7202 Ferro alloys 0.08
165 7203 Ferrous products obtained by direct reduction of iron ore and other spongy ferrous products, in lumps, pellets or similar forms; iron having minimum purity by weight of 99.94%, in lumps, pellets or similar forms 0.08
166 7204 Ferrous waste and scrap; remelting scrap ingots of iron or steel 0.08
167 7205 Granules and powders, of pig iron, spiegeleisen, iron or steel 0.08
168 7206 Iron and non-alloy steel in ingots or other primary forms (excluding iron of heading 7203) 0.08
169 7207 Semi-finished products of iron or non-alloy steel 0.08
170 7208 Flat-rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, hot-rolled, not clad, plated or coated 0.08
171 7209 Flat-rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, cold-rolled (cold-reduced), not clad, plated or coated 0.08
172 7210 Flat-rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, clad, plated or coated 0.08
173 7211 Flat-rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel, of a width of less than 600 mm, not clad, plated or coated 0.08
174 7212 Flat-rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel, of a width of less than 600 mm, clad, plated or coated 0.08
175 7213 Bars and rods, hot-rolled, in irregularly wound coils, of iron or non-alloy steel 0.08
176 7214 Other bars and rods of iron or non-alloy steel, not further worked than forged, hot-rolled, hot-drawn or hot-extruded, but including those twisted after rolling 0.08
177 7215 Other bars and rods of iron or non-alloy steel 0.08
178 7216 Angles, shapes and sections of iron or non-alloy steel 0.08
179 7217 Wire of iron or non-alloy steel 0.08
180 7218 Stainless steel in ingots or other primary forms; semi-finished products of stainless steel 0.08
181 7219 Flat-rolled products of stainless steel, of a width of 600 mm or more 0.08
182 7220 Flat-rolled products of stainless steel, of a width of less than 600 mm 0.08
183 7221 Bars and rods, hot-rolled, in irregularly wound coils, of stainless steel 0.08
184 7222 Other bars and rods of stainless steel; angles, shapes and sections of stainless steel 0.08
185 7223 Wire of stainless steel 0.08
186 7224 Other alloy steel in ingots or other primary forms; semi-finished products of other alloy steel 0.08
187 7225 Flat-rolled products of other alloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more 0.08
188 7226 Flat-rolled products of other alloy steel, of a width of less than 600 mm 0.08
189 7227 Bars and rods, hot-rolled, in irregularly wound coils, of other alloy steel 0.08
190 7228 Other bars and rods of other alloy steel; angles, shapes and sections, of other alloy steel; hollow drill bars and rods, of alloy or non-alloy steel 0.08
191 7229 Wire of other alloy steel 0.08
192 7301 Sheet piling of iron or steel, whether or not drilled, punched or made from assembled elements; welded angles, shapes and sections, of iron or steel 0.08
193 7302 Railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel, the following: rails, check-rails and rack rails, switch blades, crossing frogs, point rods and other crossing pieces, sleepers (cross-ties), fish-plates, chairs, chair wedges, sole plates (base plates), rail clips, bedplates, ties and other material specialized for jointing or fixing rails 0.08
194 7303 Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, of cast iron 0.08
195 7304 Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, seamless, of iron (other than cast iron) or steel 0.08
196 7305 Other tubes and pipes (for example, welded, riveted or similarly closed), having circular cross-sections, the external diameter of which exceeds 406.4 mm, of iron or steel 0.08
197 7306 Other tubes, pipes and hollow profiles (for example, open seam or welded, riveted or similarly closed), of iron or steel 0.08
198 7307 Tube or pipe fittings (for example, couplings, elbows, sleeves), of iron or steel 0.08
199 7308 Structures (excluding prefabricated buildings of heading 9406) and parts of structures (for example, bridges and bridge-sections, lock-gates, towers, lattice masts, roofs, roofing frameworks, doors and windows and their frames and thresholds for doors, shutters, balustrades, pillars and columns), of iron or steel; plates, rods, angles, shapes, sections, tubes and the like, prepared for use in structures, of iron or steel 0.08
200 7309 Reservoirs, tanks, vats and similar containers for any material (other than compressed or liquefied gas), of iron or steel, of a capacity exceeding 300 l, whether or not lined or heat-insulated, but not fitted with mechanical or thermal equipment 0.08
201 7310 Tanks, casks, drums, cans, boxes and similar containers, for any material (other than compressed or liquefied gas), of iron or steel, of a capacity not exceeding 300l, whether or not lined or heat-insulated, but not fitted with mechanical or thermal equipment 0.08
202 7311  Containers for compressed or liquefied gas, of iron or steel 0.08
203 7312 Stranded wire, ropes, cables, plaited bands, slings and the like, of iron or steel, not electrically insulated 0.08
204 7313 Barbed wire of iron or steel; twisted hoop or single flat wire, barbed or not, and loosely twisted double wire, of a kind used for fencing of iron or steel 0.08
205 7314 Cloth (including endless bands), Grill, netting and fencing, of iron or steel wire; expanded metal of iron or steel 0.08
206  7315 Chain and parts thereof, of iron or steel 0.08
207 7316 Anchors, grapnels and parts thereof, of iron or steel 0.08
208  7317 Nails, tacks, drawing pins, corrugated nails, staples (other than those of heading 8305) and similar articles, of iron or steel, whether or not with heads of other material, but excluding such articles with heads of copper 0.08
209  7318 Screws, bolts, nuts, coach-screws, screw hooks, rivets, cotters, cotter-pins, washers (including spring washers) and similar articles, of iron or steel 0.08
210  7319 Sewing needles, knitting needles, bodkins, crochet hooks, embroidery stilettos and similar articles, for use in the hand, of iron or steel; safety pins and other pins, of iron or steel, not elsewhere specified or included 0.08
211  7320 Springs and leaves for springs, of iron or steel 0.08
212 7321 Stoves, ranges, grates, cookers (including those with subsidiary boilers for central heating), barbecues, braziers, gas-rings, plate warmers and similar non-electric domestic appliances, and parts thereof, of iron or steel 0.08
213 7322 Radiators for central heating, not electrically heated, and parts thereof, of iron or steel; air heaters and hot air distributors (including distributors which can also distribute fresh or conditioned air), not electrically heated, incorporating a motor-driven fan or blower, and parts thereof, of iron or steel 0.08
214 7323 Table, kitchen or other household articles and parts thereof, of iron or steel; iron or steel wool; pot scourers and scouring or polishing pads, gloves and the like, of iron or steel 0.08
215 7324 Sanitary ware and parts thereof, of iron or steel 0.08
216 7325 Other cast articles of iron or steel 0.08
217 7326 Other articles of iron and steel 0.08
218 7401 Copper mattes; cement copper (precipitated copper) 0.08
219 7402 Unrefined copper; copper anodes for electrolytic refining 0.08
220 7403 Refined copper and copper alloys, unwrought 0.08
221 7404  Copper waste and scrap 0.08
222 7405  Master alloys of copper 0.08
223 7406  Copper powders and flakes 0.08
224 7407  Copper bars, rods and profiles 0.08
225 7408  Copper wire 0.08
226 7409  Copper plates, sheets and strip, of a thickness exceeding 0.15 mm 0.08
227  7410 Copper foil (whether or not printed or backed with paper, per board, plastics or similar backing materials) of a thickness (excluding any backing) not exceeding 0.15 mm 0.08
228 7411  Copper tubes and pipes 0.08
229  7412 Copper tube or pipe fittings (for example, couplings, elbows, sleeves) 0.08
230  7413 Stranded wire, cables, plated bands and the like, of copper, not electrically insulated 0.08
231 7414  Omitted
232 7415 Nails, tacks, drawing pins, staples (other than those of heading 8305) and similar articles, of copper or of iron or steel with heads of copper; screws, bolts, nuts, screw hooks, rivets, cotters, cotter-pins, washers (including spring washers) and similar articles, of copper 0.08
233  7416 Omitted
234  7417 Omitted
235  7418 Table, kitchen or other household articles and parts thereof, of copper; pot scourers and scouring or polishing pads, gloves and the like, of copper; sanitary ware and parts thereof, of copper 0.08
236 7419 Other articles of copper 0.08
237 75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.08
238  7601 Unwrought aluminium 0.08
239  7602 Aluminium waste and scrap 0.08
240  7603 Aluminium powders and flakes 0.08
241  7604 Aluminium bars, rods and profiles 0.08
242 7605 Aluminium wire 0.08
243 7606 Aluminium plates, sheets and strip, of a thickness exceeding 0.2 mm 0.08
244 7607 Aluminium foil (whether or not printed or backed with paper, paperboard, plastics or similar backing materials) of a thickness (excluding any backing) not exceeding 0.2mm 0.08
245 7608 Aluminium tubes and pipes 0.08
246 7609 Aluminium tube or pipe fittings (for example, couplings, elbows, sleeves) 0.08
247 7610 Aluminium structures (excluding prefabricated buildings of heading 9406) and parts of structures (for example, bridges and bridge-sections, towers, lattice masts, roofs, roofing frameworks, doors and windows and their frames and thresholds for doors, balustrades, pillars and columns); aluminium plates, rods, profiles, tubes and the like, prepared for use in structures 0.08
248 7611 Aluminium reservoirs, tanks, vats and similar containers, for any material (other than compressed or liquefied gas), of a capacity exceeding 300l, whether or not lined or heat-insulated, but not fitted with mechanical or thermal equipment 0.08
249 7612 Aluminium casks, drums, cans, boxes and similar containers (including rigid or collapsible tubular containers), for any material (other than compressed or liquefied gas), of a capacity not exceeding 300l, whether or not lined or heat-insulated, but not fitted with mechanical or thermal equipment 0.08
250 7613 Aluminium containers for compressed or liquefied gas 0.08
251 7614 Stranded wire, cables, plaited bands and the like, of aluminium, not electrically insulated 0.08
252 7615 Table, kitchen or other household articles and parts thereof, of aluminium; pot scourers and scouring or polishing pads, gloves and the like, of aluminium; sanitary ware and parts thereof, of aluminium 0.08
253 7616 Other articles of aluminium 0.08
254 78 Lead and articles thereof 0.06
255 79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.06
256 80 Tin and articles thereof 0.06
257 81 Other base metals; cermets, articles thereof 0.06
258 82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.12
259 83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.12
260 84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0.08
261 85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof ; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 0.08
262 86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signaling equipment of all kinds 0.06
263 8701 Tractors (other than tractors of heading 8709) 0.06
264 8702 Motor vehicles for the transport of ten or more persons, including the driver 0.06
265 8703 Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading 8702), including station wagons and racing cars 0.06
266 8704 Motor vehicles for the transport of goods 0.06
267 8705 Special purpose motor vehicles, other than those principally designed for the transport of persons or goods (for example, breakdown lorries, crane lorries, fire fighting vehicles, concrete-mixers lorries, spraying lorries, mobile workshops, mobile radiological units) 0.06
268 8706 Chassis fitted with engines, for the motor vehicles of headings 8701 to 8705 0.06
269 8707 Bodies (including cabs), for the motor vehicles of headings 8701 to 8705 0.06
270 8708 Parts and accessories of the motor vehicles of headings 8701 to 8705 0.06
271 8709 Works trucks, self-propelled, not fitted with lifting or handling equipment, of the type used in factories, warehouses, dock areas or airports for short distance transport of goods; tractors of the type used on railway station platforms; parts of the foregoing vehicles 0.06
272 8710 Tanks and other armoured fighting vehicles, motorized, whether or not fitted with weapons, and parts of such vehicles 0.06
273 8711 Motorcycles (including mopeds) and cycles fitted with an auxiliary motor, with or without side-cars; 0.06
274 8712 Bicycles and other cycles (including delivery tricycles), not motorised 0.12
275 8713 Carriages for disabled persons, whether or not motorised or otherwise mechanically propelled 0.06
276 8714 Parts and accessories of vehicles of headings 8711 to 8713 0.12
277 8715 Baby carriages and parts thereof 0.06
278 8716 Trailers and semi-trailers; other vehicles, not mechanically propelled; parts thereof 0.06
279 88 Aircraft , spacecraft, and parts thereof 0.06
280 89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.06
281 90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.12
282 91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.06
283 92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.20
284 93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof Nil
285 94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated signs, illuminated name-plates and the like; prefabricated buildings 0.06
286 95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.20
287 96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.06
288 97 Works of art, collector’s’ pieces and antiques Nil

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