Minimized Basic customs duty on import under Chapter 40

Indian Budget 2018-19, changes in import basic duty under chapter 40

 

 

According to Indian Budget 2018-19,

 

 

 BCD on truck and bus radial tyres falling under tariff item 4011 20 10 is being increased from 10% to 15% by increasing the tariff rate. [Clause 101 (a) of the Finance Bill, 2018 refers].

BCD on Cushion/ Gasket of Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) and Light Emitting Diode (LED) TV panels falling under heading 4016 is being increased from Nil to 10%. S. No. 516 of notification No.50/2017-Customs, dated 30th June, 2017, is being amended by notification No. 6 /2018-Customs, dated 2nd February, 2018. Consequently, Cushion/ Gasket of Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) and Light Emitting Diode (LED) TV panels will attract 10% BCD at the tariff rate, without any actual user condition

BCD on Microphone Rubber Case, Sensor Rubber Case / Sealing Gasket including sealing gaskets / cases from Rubbers like SBR, EPDM, CR, CS, Silicone and all other individual rubbers or combination / combination of rubbers for use in the manufacture of cellular mobile phones, falling under tariff item 4016 99 90, is being increased from 10% to 15%. S. No.1 of notification No.57/2017-Customs, dated 30th June, 2017, as amended by notification No.22/2018-Customs, dated 2nd February, 2018 and S. No 284 of notification No.50/2017-Customs, dated 30th June, 2017, as amended by notification No. 6/2018-Customs, dated 2nd February, 2018 refer.

 

 

The above product changes in import basic customs tax fall under Chapter 40 of HS code.

 

The BCD rate tariff changes under this HS chapter may or may not change either before or at the time of next Indian Budget 2019-20.  


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