REF. MR/CIR/2021-22/0075 September 8, 2021
To the Members of the Council
Sub: Customs Duty Exemption Review in relation to textiles - reg.
This is with reference to the communication from Ministry of Textiles, on above captioned subject.
In relation to review of Customs Duty Exemption, the Revenue Department, Ministry of Finance is seeking inputs on Customs Duty exemption, the Ministry of Textiles has requested views of the Council on behalf of the MMF textiles segment on the following product lines that fall under the purview of the Council:
Discontinuation of separate rates for upholstery fabrics and other than upholstery fabrics, or with adequate justification, for need of continuation in any refined form.
Discontinuation of Concessional customs duty at the rate of 2.5% on following:
Nylon 66 filament (54021990);
Polyester yarn-Anti Static Filament (54025200);
Aramid Flame Retardant Fibre (55031100); Para- aramid Fibre (55031100);
Nylon Staple Fibre (55031900);
Nylon Anti-Static Staple fibre (55031900);
Modacrylic fibre (55033000);
Flame Retardant Viscose Rayon Fibre (5504 1000)
Discontinuation of Concessional customs duty at the rate of 5% on following goods, namely,
Hydrophobic Non- Woven, imported for use in the manufacture of Adult Diapers (56031100) [falling under Chapter 56 of the Customs tariff].
Discontinuation of Concessional customs duty at the rate of 5% on Polyester tyre cord fabric (5902 20)
Discontinuation of Concessional customs duty at the rate of 10% on Pile fabrics for the manufacture of toys (600110 or 600192).
Members are requested to send their views/inputs by tomorrow, 9 Sept. 2021, 4.30 PM positively as per the attached Format (Annexed) through email at email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org. Those who have already sent their inputs are requested to ignore.
Thanking you in anticipation of an early response.
Encl: Annexure (download)