F. No. 528/22/2015-STO (TU)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Excise & Customs
Room No. 227-B,
11th December, 2015
All Pr. Chief Commissioners/Chief Commissioners of Customs/Customs (Preventive)
All Pr. Chief Commissioners /Chief Commissioners of Customs and Central Excise
All Pr. Commissioners/Commissioners of Customs/Customs (Preventive)
All Pr. Commissioners/Commissioners of Customs and Central Excise
Madam / Sir,
Subject: Clarification on classification of Biodiesel under oleochemicals – reg.
Representations have been received from the trade on the subject above.
2. The matter has been examined by the Board and it is observed that 100% Biodiesel (referred to as B100) is an oleochemical derived from vegetable oils or animal fats.
3. Suitable Public Notice/Standing Order may be issued for the benefit of all stakeholders and Departmental officers.
4. Difficulty faced, if any, may be brought to the notice of the Board.
(Zubair Riaz Kamili)