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Almonds to apples, Centre plans retaliatory tariffs on 29 US items

The move comes almost two weeks after the Trump administration announced its decision to withdraw India’s duty-free benefits under the US select trade programme and may hit imports of products like almonds, apples, pears, chickpeas and walnuts.

India again extends retaliatory tariff deadline on US products till May 16

This extension comes in the backdrop of the US decision to withdraw export incentives being provided to them to Indian exporters under Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) programme, which is expected to impact India's exports to the US worth USD 5.6 billion.


Pulwama aftermath: Mumbai shop told to pay Rs 2 lakh for newspapers, journals from Pakistan

Until February this year, there was no import duty on newspapers and magazines from Pakistan. However, following the Pulwama attack, India on February 16 hiked import duty on Pakistani goods to 200 per cent.

‘Import duty hike may add to telcos’ financial stress’

The biggest consolidation concluded only recently with the second and third largest operators Vodafone India and Idea Cellular, respectively, merging to create the country’s largest telecom company.

Smartphones, smartwatches to get expensive as India set to raise import tariffs

The Indian government listed several items that could be impacted including wearables like smart watches, Voice over Internet Protocol equipment and phones

Centre hikes import duty on 15 items as Rupee, stocks fall

Sources told The Indian Express that more measures to curb imports and a possible issue of bonds to NRIs are options that could be considered to contain the rising current account deficit.


ACs, fridge, diamonds costlier after import duty hike; check the full list

The enhanced duty rates has come into effect from midnight of September 26-27, said a government statement.

Govt hikes import duty on wheat, almond, 3 more items

The government had last week told the World Trade Organization (WTO) that that it would raise duties by up to 100 per cent on 20 products such as almonds, walnut, wheat, apple and specific motorcycles imported from the US

Govt raises import duty on some items, including smartphone, TV

Certain imported items will cost more with customs duty on them being increased, the Finance Ministry said in a notification.

Government hikes import duty on crude, refined edible oil

According to a notification issued by the CBEC, the customs duty on crude oil has been hiked to 7.5% from 2.5%.

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MPs demand import duty hike on rubber in Kerala

New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): Kerala MPs stalled the Parliament proceedings demanding import duty hike on rubber. The MPs protested and urged the government to increase the import duty on natural rubber. Rubber growers have been distressed owing to more than 155 per cent fall in prices in the last five years.