Ministry of Finance

Clarification on Notification No. 26/2020-Cus dated 02.06.2020 regarding Basic Customs Duty on imports of Lentils (Masur)

Posted On: 04 JUN 2020 8:57PM by PIB Delhi

Notification No. 26/2020-Cus dated 02.06.2020 has been issued changing the Basic Customs Duty (BCD) rate on Lentils (Masur) w.e.f 2nd June, 2020. Certain clarifications have been sought on the period of applicability of the changes.

It is clarified that as per the above notification, the basic customs duty on imports of Lentils (Masur) has been reduced as below: -

Table

Description

From

To

(1)

(2)

(3)

Lentils (Masur) [HS 0713 40 00] imported from any country other than USA

30%

10%

Lentils (Masur) [HS 071340 00] originating in or exported from USA

50%

30%

The reduced customs duty rate shall apply during the period from 2nd June 2020 to 31st August 2020.With effect from 1st September 2020, the rate as indicated in column (2) of the Table above shall apply.

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