Classification of Telecommunication Antenna used at Base Transceiver Station/NodeB/eNodeB

  INSTRUCTION No. 01/ 2018- Customs F. No. 528/43/2017- STO (TU) Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Excise & Customs Room No. 229-A, North Block New Delhi, 15th January, 2018 To 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)/Customs and Central Excise Madam / Sir, Subject: Classification of Telecommunication Antenna used at Base Transceiver Station/NodeB/eNodeB – reg. Board has received references regarding the classification of Telecommunication Antenna which are used at Base Transceiver Station/NodeB/eNodeB in wireless or cellular networks. A doubt has been expressed whether the said goods are classifiable under CTH 8517 62 90, 8517 69 90 or CTH 8517 70 90. 2. The issue has

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Tariff Notification in respect of Fixation of Tariff Value of Edible Oils, Brass Scrap, Poppy Seeds, Areca Nut, Gold and Sliver

  [TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART-II, SECTION-3, SUBSECTION (ii)] Government of India Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) (Central Board of Excise and Customs) Notification No. 05/2018-CUSTOMS (N.T.) New Delhi, 15th January, 2018 25 Pausha, 1939 (SAKA) S.O. … (E).– In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Board of Excise & Customs, being satisfied that it is necessary and expedient so to do, hereby makes the following amendment in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 36/2001-Customs (N.T.), dated the 3rd August, 2001, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-II, Section-3, Sub-section (ii), vide number S. O. 748 (E), dated

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Seeks to withdraw abeyance of notification no. 30/2017-customs (ADD) dated 16.06.2017

  [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. 1/2018-Customs (ADD) New Delhi, the 12th of January, 2018 G.S.R. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975(51 of 1975) read with rules 18, 20, 22 and 23 of the Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Anti-dumping Duty on Dumped Articles and for Determination of Injury) Rules, 1995, and in view of the Final order dated 06.11.2017 of the Hon’ble Madras High Court in respect of Writ Petition No. 12950 of 2017, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry

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Inclusion of Dhamra and Dighi Ports in the list of ports mentioned in Export Promotion (EP) Schemes Notifications

[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. 3/2018 – Customs New Delhi, the 12th January, 2018 G.S.R. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following amendments in each of the notifications of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), specified in column (2) of the Table below, which shall be further amended in the manner specified in the corresponding entry in column (3) of the said Table, namely :- DOWNLOAD/READ FULL NOTIFICATION

Seeks to further amend notification No. 50/2017-Customs so as to prescribe effective rate of BCD on various goods

  [TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUBSECTION (i)] GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE) Notification No. 92/2017-Customs New Delhi, the 14th December, 2017 G.S.R. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act,1962 (52 of 1962) and sub-section (12) of section 3 of Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), the Central Government being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 50/2017- Customs, dated the 30th June, 2017, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number

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Seeks to increase import tariff rate on specified electronic goods under First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act by invoking section 8A (1) of the Customs Tariff Act

  [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. 91/2017 – Customs New Delhi, the 14th December, 2017 G.S.R. (E).- WHEREAS the Central Government on being satisfied that the import duty leviable on certain goods and parts thereof, falling under chapters 85, 90 and 94 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), should be increased and that circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action. NOW, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 8A of the said Customs Tariff Act, the Central Government, hereby directs that the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act, shall be amended in

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Tariff Notification in respect of Fixation of Tariff Value of Edible Oils, Brass Scrap, Poppy Seeds, Areca Nut, Gold and Sliver- Reg

  [TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART-II, SECTION-3, SUBSECTION (ii)] Government of India Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) (Central Board of Excise and Customs) Notification No. 116/2017-CUSTOMS (N.T.) New Delhi, 15th December, 2017 24 Agrahayana, 1939 (SAKA) S.O. … (E).– In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Board of Excise & Customs, being satisfied that it is necessary and expedient so to do, hereby makes the following amendment in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 36/2001-Customs (N.T.), dated the 3rd August, 2001, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-II, Section-3, Sub-section (ii), vide number S. O. 748 (E), dated

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Refund/Claim of Countervailing duty as Duty Drawback

  Circular No. 49/2017-Cus F.No.609/97/2017-DBK Government of India Department of Revenue Central Board of Excise & Customs Drawback Division New Delhi, the 12th December, 2017 To Principal Chief Commissioners/ Principal Directors General, Chief Commissioners/ Directors General, Principal Commissioners and Commissioners, all under CBEC. Sir/Madam, Subject: Refund/Claim of Countervailing duty as Duty Drawback. Attention is invited to the Circular Nos. 106/95-Cus dated 11.10.1995 and 23/2015- Cus dated 29.9.2015 regarding refund/claim of Anti-Dumping Duty and Safeguard Duties as Duty Drawback respectively. 2. With respect to Countervailing Duties which are leviable under section 9 of the Customs Tariff Act, the Board clarifies that these are rebatable as Drawback in terms of Section 75 of the Customs Act. Since Countervailing Duties are not taken into consideration while fixing All Industry Rates of Duty Drawback,

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CBEC Press Release dt 12.12.2017 on — “export of IT / ITES Services”

  PRESS RELEASE 12th December, 2017 It was reported in certain sections of the Press that tax officials had raised tax demand in respect of export of IT/IT enabled services provided to clients abroad and that this had been done on the basis of place of supply rules in respect of these services which were apparently provided in India and therefore were liable to be taxed. 2. In a subsequent development, the Commissioner (Appeals) set aside the orders of the lower adjudicating authority where refund was disallowed and has also upheld the orders where refund had been granted. Thus, the apprehensions expressed in those sections of the Press about the negative effects on the software industry are without basis.

Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No. 56/2000-Customs, dated the 5th May, 2000 amended

  [TO BE PUBLISHED IN PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i) OF THE GAZETTE OF INDIA (EXTRAORDINARY)] GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE (CENTRAL BOARD OF EXCISE AND CUSTOMS) Notification No. /2017 – Customs New Delhi, the 27th November, 2017 G.S.R.—- (E)-In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No. 56/2000-Customs, dated the 5th May, 2000, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-Section (i) vide number G.S.R. 399 (E), dated the 5th

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