Minimized Basic customs duty on import under Chapter 70

 

Indian Budget 2018-19, changes in import basic duty under chapter 70

 

 

According to Indian Budget 2018-19,

 

BCD on solar tempered glass or solar tempered (anti-reflective coated) glass for manufacture of Solar cells/panels/modules, is being reduced from 5% to Nil, subject to actual user condition. S. No. 340 of notification No.50/2017-Customs, dated 30th June, 2017, as amended by notification No. 6/2018-Customs, dated 2nd February, 2018 refers.

BCD on Preform of Silica for use in the manufacture of telecommunication grade optical fibres or optical fibre cables is being increased from Nil to 5%, subject to actual user condition. S. No. 341 of notification No.50/2017-Customs, dated 30th June, 2017, as amended by notification No. 6/2018-Customs, dated 2nd February, 2018 refers.

 

The above product changes in import basic customs tax fall under Chapter 70 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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