Import Duty
Business  /  Published 10.02.19

Malaysia sweetener before polls

Malaysia has agreed to import 44,000 tonnes of sugar from India within weeks of New Delhi cutting the import duty on crude and refined palm oil from the Southeast Asian nation.The shipment of the swee...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 27.04.19

Wheat duty hike

India has raised its import duty on wheat to 40 per cent from 30 per cent, the government said late on Friday, as the world’s No. 2 producer of the grain tries to support local farmers.The step come...
By Reuters in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 11.10.18

Steps in place to prop up rupee

The government will be raising tariffs and is considering an NRI bond issue in a bid to defend the rupee which fell to a new all-time intra-day low of Rs 74.50 to a dollar on Thursday.Late on Thursday...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 26.09.18

Import duties raised on 19 items to stem dollar outflow

The Centre on Wednesday raised import duties on 19 “non-essential items” ranging from diamonds and jewellery to radial tyres and household appliances in an attempt to stem the outflow of US dollar...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 26.09.18

Duty hike to fetch govt Rs 4000cr

The government is expected to garner an additional revenue of about Rs 4,000 crore in the current financial year following the hike in import duty on 19 non-essential items aimed at narrowing the curr...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 19.09.18

Import hit-list ready

New Delhi: The government is looking to hike the import duty on steel and electronics but likely to avoid any action on gold over smuggling fears in the festival season as it looks to check the countr...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi


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