Rate slab of GST for Slag, Ash and Ores in India


GST applicable on Slag, Ash and Ores in India

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Slag, Ash and Ores falls under HSN code chapter 26 of GST commodity tariff schedule.  The details about GST rate changes on sale of Slag, Ash and Ores are being updated here.  The notification changes on exemptions on GST on sale of Slag, Ash and Ores and other circulars related to GST for Slag, Ash and Ores  are updated in this website.


Update on 18th May, 2017: GST rates on goods



 All ores and concentrates [GST HSN chapter code 2601 to GST HSN chapter code 2617]

1. GST HSN chapter code 2601 Iron ores and concentrates, including roasted iron pyrites

2. GST HSN chapter code 2602 Manganese ores and concentrates, including ferruginous manganese ores and concentrates with a manganese content of 20% or more, calculated on the dry weight.

3. GST HSN chapter code 2603 Copper ores and concentrates.

4. GST HSN chapter code 2604 Nickel ores and concentrates.

5. GST HSN chapter code 2605 Cobalt ores and concentrates.

6. GST HSN chapter code 2606 Aluminium ores and concentrates.

7. GST HSN chapter code 2607 Lead ores and concentrates.

8. GST HSN chapter code 2608 Zinc ores and concentrates.

9. GST HSN chapter code 2609 Tin ores and concentrates.

10. GST HSN chapter code 2610 Chromium ores and concentrates.

11. GST HSN chapter code 2611 Tungsten ores and concentrates.

12. GST HSN chapter code 2612 Uranium or thorium ores and concentrates.

Revised GST Rates on 10th November, 2017

                                                              Present rate           new rate

26           Uranium Ore Concentrate           5%                    Nil


13. GST HSN chapter code 2613 Molybdenum ores and concentrates.

14. GST HSN chapter code 2614 Titanium ores and concentrates.

15. GST HSN chapter code 2615 Niobium, tantalum, vanadium or zirconium ores and concentrates

16. GST HSN chapter code 2616 Precious metal ores and concentrates.

17. GST HSN chapter code 2617 Other ores and concentrates

18. Granulated slag (slag sand) from the manufacture of iron or steel [GST HSN chapter code 2618]

Revised GST Rates with effect from 1st October, 2021

                                               Present rate           new rate

Ores and metal concentrates              5%              18%      


 All goods not specified elsewhere, that is other slag, dross, ash and residues [GST HSN chapter code 2619, GST HSN chapter code 2620,GST HSN chapter code 2621]

1. GST HSN chapter code 2619 Slag, dross (other than granulated slag), scalings and other waste from the manufacture of iron or steel.

2. GST HSN chapter code 2620 Slag, ash and residues (other than from the manufacture of iron or steel) containing metals, arsenic or their compounds.

3. GST HSN chapter code 2621 Other slag and ash, including seaweed ash (kelp); ash and residues from the incineration of municipal waste.


Revised GST Rates on 10th November, 2017

                                 Present rate           new rate

2621       Fly ash                  18%              5%



Rate slab of GST for Slag, Ash and Ores in India
Goods and Service Tax (GST) rate tariff in India is designed in 6 categories of goods and services.  Four main GST rate slabs framed with Essential goods and services, Standard goods and services and luxury goods and services with 5%, 12%, 18% and 28% respectively.  Commonly used Goods and Services at 5%, Standard Goods and Services fall under 1st slab at 12%, Standard Goods and Services fall under 2nd Slab at 18% and Special category of Goods and Services including luxury - 28%.   The most essential goods and services attract nil rate of GST under Exempted Categories.     Luxury goods and services and certain specific goods and services   attract additional cess than 28% GST. 


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Tax of GST on ash and slag not elsewhere mentioned, including seaweed ash (kelp)

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Amount of GST to be paid on copper ores and concentrates

Amount of GST rate on nickel ores and concentrates

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GST tariff on granulated slag from iron or steel manufacture


K raveendran: Good and easy to understand and more useful to all Another thing, please clarify.,,. After pure copper is extracted from copper ore,waste residue is slag. After that we do just remove the unwanted big size foreign bodies and sieve the same to get the required size of granulat d copper slag for done work, We named as granulated-coper slag. Please inform the GST 5% or 18 % Tegards

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