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Govt hikes import duty on edible oils to protect farmers

India imports palm oil mainly from Indonesia and Malaysia and a small quantity of crude soft oil from Latin America.

18 Nov 2017 2:04 PM

Centre partly bends down to hike demand

Union government has also taken the decision to lift the export ban on Tur, Moong Dal and Udid Dal.

10 Nov 2017 6:28 AM

Raw sugar imports may check price hike in festive season: ICRA

Centre has recently permitted raw sugar import of 0.30 million MT at a concessional duty of 25 per cent.

12 Sep 2017 4:22 PM

Arun Jaitley-led panel reviews edible oil availability

Currently import duty on refined palm oils is 15 per cent, while that on crude palm oil is 7.5 per cent.

28 Jul 2017 9:42 AM

Maharashtra CM seeks rise in import duty of edible oil

Fadnavis said in his letter, higher import duty will give relief to farmers and also an extra excise duty of Rs 8,000 cr to state.

14 Jul 2017 10:57 AM


Sugar stocks shoot up post import duty hike to 50 per cent

Shares of Shree Renuka Sugars climbed 5.36 per cent and Dwarikesh Sugar Industries 4.69 per cent on BSE.

11 Jul 2017 1:11 PM

Trai invites firms to be part of paid public wi-fi interface

TRAI has fixed July 25 as the last date for submission of interest from entities.

08 Jul 2017 5:03 PM

Import tax on sugar may be raised by govt, say sources

Government may raise import duty on sugar as cheaper imports are flooding Indian market.

07 Jul 2017 6:02 PM

Govt mulls hiking import duty on sugar to 60 per cent

Government had in April allowed import of 5 lakh tonnes of raw sugar at zero duty to boost domestic supply.

02 Jul 2017 3:00 PM

CBEC cuts import duty on some steel grades to 5 per cent

CBEC halved import duty on certain grades of steel to 5 per cent with a view to cut cost of raw material for domestic industry.

13 Jun 2017 7:39 PM


Gold import shrinks 24 pc to USD 23 billion

Total import of the precious metal in the corresponding period of 2015-16 stood at USD 30.71 billion.

09 Apr 2017 11:06 AM

Govt allows duty free import of raw sugar upto 5 lakh tonnes

Country's sugar production is projected to drop to 22.5 million tonnes in the ongoing 2016-17.

05 Apr 2017 2:19 PM

Import duty on wheat, dal back

Last December, the government had reduced customs duty on wheat to zero from 10 per cent to boost domestic availability.

29 Mar 2017 3:39 AM

Govt slaps 10 per cent import duty on wheat, tur dal

As per the government's second estimate, wheat production is estimated at record 96.64 million tonnes in the 2016-17.

28 Mar 2017 1:53 PM

Centre mulls scrapping import duty on wheat

FCI's wheat procurement remained lower at 22.9 MT even during year as private traders were active.

07 Dec 2016 3:20 PM


Govt not to raise import duty further on steel products

Govt has increased basic customs duty on ingots and billets, alloy steel and non-alloy long products from 5 per cent to 7.5 per cent.

02 Dec 2016 3:57 PM

No proposal to cut import duty on gold: Govt

During April-October 2016-17, exports declined marginally by 0.2 per cent.

02 Dec 2016 2:45 PM

Govt slaps anti-dumping duty on steel imports

The government will gradually lower the duty from 10 per cent this year to 6 per cent by 2019.

24 Nov 2016 12:28 PM