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Govt. increases import tariff rate on specified electronic goods under Customs Tariff Act

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No. 91/2017Customs

New Delhi, the 14th December, 2017

G.S.R. (E).- WHEREAS the Central Government on being satisfied that the import duty leviable on certain goods and parts thereof, falling under chapters 85, 90 and 94 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), should be increased and that circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action.

NOW, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 8A of the said Customs Tariff Act, the Central Government, hereby directs that the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act, shall be amended in the following manner, namely:-

In the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act,-

(a) in Section XVI, in Chapter 85, –

(i) for the entry in column (4) occurring against the tariff item 8516 50 00, the entry “20%” shall be substituted;

(ii) for the entry in column (4) occurring against the tariff items 8517 12 10 and 8517 12 90, the entry “15%” shall be substituted;

(iii) for the entry in column (4) occurring against the tariff item 8521 90 90, the entry “15%” shall be substituted;

(iv) for the entry in column (4) occurring against the all the tariff items of sub­heading 8525 80, the entry “15%” shall be substituted;

(v) for the entry in column (4) occurring against the tariff item 8528 71 00, the entry “20%” shall be substituted;

(vi) for the entry in column (4) occurring against all the tariff items of sub-heading 8528 72, the entry “20%” shall be substituted;

(vii) for the entry in column (4) occurring against the tariff item 8539 50 00, the entry “20%” shall be substituted;

(b) in Section XVIII, in Chapter 90, for the entry in column (4) occurring against the all the tariff items of sub-heading 9028 30, the entry “15%” shall be substituted; and

(c) in Section XX, in Chapter 94, for the entry in column (4) occurring against all the tariff items of heading 9405 the entry “20%” shall be substituted.

[F.No.354/20/2017-TRU]

(Gunjan Kumar Verma)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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