Category Archives: Excise

Tariff Value of Edible Oils, Brass Scrap, Poppy Seeds, Areca Nut, Gold and Sliver

Tariff value Notification in respect of Fixation of tariff Value of Edible Oils, Brass Scrap, Poppy Seeds, Areca Nut, Gold and Sliver Notification NO 04/2017-Cus (NT),dt. 13-01-2017 Press release Change in Tariff Value of Crude Palm Oil, RBD Palm Oil, Others – Palm Oil, Crude Palmolein, RBD Palmolein, Others – Palmolein, Crude Soyabean Oil, Brass Scrap… Read More »

Excise Duty ib Plain (un-modified) Tamarind Kernel Powder falling under heading 1302

Notification under Section 11C of the Central Excise Act on Plain (un-modified) Tamarind Kernel Powder falling under heading 1302 [TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)] GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE) Notification No. 01/2017- Central Excise (N.T.) New Delhi, the 11th January, 2017… Read More »

Ant-dumping duty on Colour coated/pre-painted flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel from china

Seeks to levy provisional ant-dumping duty on ‘Colour coated/pre-painted flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel’ originating in or exported from People’s Republic of China and European Union for a period of six months (unless revoked, superseded or amended earlier). Notification no 02/2017-Cus (ADD), dt. 11-01-2017

Direct Tax and Indirect tax collection April 2016 to December 2016

Direct Tax and Indirect tax collection April 2016 to December 2016 Tax collection figures for the period April -December 2016 show a positive trend as Direct Taxes grow by 12.01% and Indirect Taxes grow by 25% over the corresponding period last year i.e. April-December 2015 Direct Tax and Indirect tax collection figures for the period… Read More »

Indian Customs Traveller Guide Mobile App for Baggage rules

Indian Customs Traveller Guide Mobile App for Baggage rules Download Indian Customs Traveller Guide Mobile App for Baggage rules for Android User Download Indian Customs Traveller Guide Mobile App for Baggage rules for Apple User Download Indian Customs Traveller Guide Mobile App for Baggage rules for Window User A simplified guide to Baggage rules applicable to passengers travelling by air. This… Read More »

Anti-dumping duty on import of Jute Products from Bangladesh or Nepal

Seeks to levy definitive anti-dumping duty on import of ‘Jute Products’ viz. Jute Yarn/Twine (multiple folded/cabled and single), Hessian fabric and Jute sacking bags from Bangladesh or Nepal for a period of five years (unless revoked, superseded or amended earlier) [TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)]… Read More »

SWIFT online clearance in exports ; Indian Customs Single Window for Export

Circular No. 1/2017-Customs F.No.450/101/2016-Cus-IV Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue (Central Board of Excise and Customs) Room 227B, North Block New Delhi, dated the 4th January, 2017 To, All Chief Commissioners of Customs / Customs (Preventive), All Chief Commissioners of Customs and Central Excise, All Principal/ Commissioners of Customs / Customs (Preventive),… Read More »

India and Uruguay Agreement for Mutual Assistance in Customs Matters

Cabinet approves Agreement between India and Uruguay regarding Cooperation and Mutual Assistance in Customs Matters  The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved signing and ratifying an Agreement between India and Uruguay regarding Cooperation and Mutual Assistance in Customs Matters. The Agreement will help in the availability of relevant information… Read More »

Deeper tariff concessions for specified goods imported from Malaysia

Seeks to amend notification No. 53/2011-Customs dated 01st July, 2011 so as to provide deeper tariff concessions in respect of specified goods imported from Malaysia under the India-Malaysia Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (IMCECA) w.e.f. 01.01.2016 and to carry out editorial changes as a result of HS 2017 changes Notification No 65/2016-Cus,dt. 31-12-2016

BCD exemption withdrawn for specified fabrics of textile garments for exports

Seeks to withdraw BCD exemption, available to specified fabrics, of value equivalent to 1% of the FOB value of exports in the preceding financial year, for manufacture of textile garments for exports, subject to the specified conditions [S. No. 284A of Notification No. 12/2012-Customs dated 01.03.2012 refers]. Custom Notification 62/2016-Cus,dt. 31-12-2016

Kept cases in Call Book where SCN is issued prior to or post 06.07.2011 : CBEC

F.No.276/104/2016-CX.8A (Pt.) Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Excise & Customs (Legal Cell)  ******** `C’ Wing, 5th Floor, HUDCO-VISHALA Building Bhikaji Cama Place, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-66: dated the 28.12.2016. Instruction  To, All Principal Chief Commissioners/Chief Commissioners of Customs, Central Excise and Service Tax; The Director General of Revenue Intelligence/ Central Excise… Read More »

Notification No.08/2013-Customs -Anti-dumping duty on imports of Soda Ash

Notification No.08/2013-Customs (ADD) dated 18.04.2013 amendment Seeks to rescind notification No.08/2013-Customs (ADD) dated 18.04.2013. This notification has been issued since the time limit of three months for issuing the notification is ending shortly. However, the operation of the said rescinding notification shall remain in abeyance, till the final decision of the Hon’ble High Court of… Read More »

Verification of Bank Guarantees / Certificate on e-mail by Customs Officials

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS (NS-IV) MUMBAI ZONE-II, JAWAHARLAL NEHRU CUSTOM HOUSE, NHAVA SHEVA, TALUKA: URAN, DISTRICT: RAIGAD, MAHARASHTRA-400707. F.No. S/12-Gen-82/2015-16 AM (X) Date: 14.12.2016 PUBLIC NOTICE NO. 173/2016 Subject: Verification of BG/Certificate on e-mail instead of Fax ***** Attention of the Exporters, Importers, Customs House Agents, Members of Trade and all the concerned… Read More »

Export warehousing-Extension of facility in Ahmedabad District of Gujarat

Circular No. 1051/39/2016-CX F. NO. 209/10/2013-CX.6 GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE CENTRAL BOARD OF EXCISE AND CUSTOMS North Block, New Delhi Dated the 15th of December, 2016 To, The Principal Chief Commissioners/ Chief Commissioners of Central Excise (All) The Director General (All) Sub: Export warehousing-Extension of facility in Ahmedabad District of… Read More »

Anti-dumping duty on Axle for Trailers originating from China

Seeks to levy definitive anti-dumping duty on Axle for Trailers originating in, or exported from People’s Republic of China [TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)] GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE) Notification No. 54 /2016-Customs (ADD) New Delhi, the 29th November, 2016 G.S.R.… Read More »

Point of Sale (POS) devices exempted from central excise duty till 31st March 2017

Seeks to exempt Point of Sale (POS) devices and goods required for its manufacature from central excise duty till 31st March, 2017 TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)] GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE) Notification No. 35/2016 – Central Excise New Delhi, the… Read More »

Print-out of GAR 7 Forms /TR6 Challans is not required

Ease of Doing Business further enhanced for the Importers and Exporters by reducing/eliminating physical print-outs/paper documents for customs clearance; These instructions will become operational from 1st December, 2016; Will help the Importers and Exporters to move towards electronic messaging and paper–free environment. The “Ease of Doing Business” will be further enhanced for the Importers and… Read More »

Mate receipt abolished for containerised cargo

F. No. 450/221/2014-Cus.IV Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Excise & Customs Room No. 227B, North Block, New Delhi Circular No. 56/2016-Customs dated the 24’h November, 2016 To, Principal Director General/Director General, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, All Principal Chief Commissioners/Chief Commissioners of Customs/Customs (Preventive) All Principal Chief Commissioners/Chief Commissioners… Read More »

Deferred payment of Customs duty

Circular No. 52/2016-Cus F.No.450181/2016-Cus IV Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue (Central Board of Excise and Customs) New Delhi, dated the 15th November, 2016 To All Principal Chief Commissioners/Chief Commissioners of Customs /Customs (Preventive), All Principal Chief Commissioners/Chief Commissioners of Customs and Central Excise, All Principal Directors General/ Directors General, All Principal… Read More »

Revised rates on garment exports under ROSL Scheme applicable to exports with Let Export Order dates from 15.11.2016 onwards

Circular No. 51/2016-Customs F.No.609/75/2016-DBK Government of India Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue Central Board of Excise and Customs Drawback Division New Delhi, dated 09 November, 2016 To All Pr. Chief Commissioners / Pr. Directors Generals of CBEC, All Chief Commissioners / Directors General of CBEC, All Pr. Commissioners / Commissioners of CBEC, Director General… Read More »