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Jurisdiction of Customs Officers for the purpose of Audit defined

Dated 7th September, 2017 | Copy of | Notification No.85/2017 |  In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (I) of section 4 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Board of Excise and Customs hereby appoints the officers mentioned in column (2) of the Table below to be the Principal Chief Commissioners of Customs or Chief Commissioners of Customs, for the areas of jurisdiction falling within the jurisdiction of the Commissioner of Customs (Audit), mentioned in the corresponding entry in column (3) of the said Table, and the corresponding entry in column (4) of the said Table shall be the area of jurisdiction of the officers mentioned in column (3). Sd/-(Satyajit Mohanty)Director (ICD)F.No.450/100/2017-Cus IV Issued by:Ministry of FinanceDepartment of RevenueCentral ...

July inflation rises 1.88% compared to .90% in June; Exports grew 3.94% while Imports grew 15.42%

The Dollar Business Bureau Inflation The July inflation, based on monthly WPI, stood at 1.88% (provisional) over July, 2016 as compared to 0.90% (provisional) for June and 0.63% during the corresponding month of the previous year. These are the figures in the first month of the GST roll-out. The index for food articles rose by 6.2% compared to June when prices had declined by 3.47%. The index for non-food articles also saw an increase of 0.6% in July. However fuel and power saw a decline by 1.4 percent to 88.4 (provisional) from 89.7 (provisional) for the previous month. The index for manufactured products saw a marginal increase of 0.2%, textiles declined by 0.3%. Exports In continuation with the positive growth exhibited by exports for the ...

LIBOR to be phased out by 2021!

By Abin Daya The LIBOR is dead! Well, not quite. But in the next 4 years, it could be. The The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced this week that it intended to phase out the LIBOR by 2021. Post that, banks would no longer be compelled to provide interest quotes to the Inter-Continental Exchange, and in the absence of these, the benchmark would die a natural death. What comes after that? We don’t know yet. But the first item this week is something closer home – India’s foreign trade numbers for the month of June. Apart from what is included in the update, I also tried to explore if there was some sort of correlation between industrial production growth and export performance. ...

Govt exempts duty on re-imports of certain goods

The Dollar Business Bureau The Government has exempted custom duty on the re-imported goods which are exported under claim for drawback of any customs or excise duties levied by the Union, drawback of any excise duty levied by a State, for rebate of Central Excise duty, bond without payment of Central Excise duty, duty exemption scheme (DEEC/Advance Authorisation/DFIA) or Export Promotion Capital Goods Scheme (EPCG). “The Central Government, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby exempts the goods falling within any Chapter of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975)….when reimported into India, from so much of the duty of customs leviable and the whole of the additional duty, ...

Germany's exports grew to $119.2 bn in April, trade surplus stable

The Dollar Business Bureau  Germany’s overall goods exports grew for the fourth straight month to a new high of 106.3 billion euros ($119.2 billion) in the month of April, resulting in a stable adjusted trade surplus. The exports and imports picked up when compared to March, however, the country’s adjusted trade surplus remained unchanged in the month of April, indicating a recovery in Germany’s export trade since the beginning of the year. “Total exports of goods increased for the fourth straight month to a record 106.3 billion euros ($119.2 billion) in April, said Germany’s Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) on Friday, mentioning that the data is being adjusted for seasonal fluctuations and calendar impacts. Import of goods increased by 1.2% to 86.6 billion euros, which ...

Merkel visits Argentina, discusses trade and climate change

The Dollar Business Bureau   During her visit to Argentina, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday, that the two countries have agreed to promote multilateral trade and to protect the environment from climate change. The German Chancellor is on a visit to Latin American countries ahead of the G-20 summit, to be held in July in Germany. Merkel has criticised the protectionist stance taken by the US and called the decision of President Donald Trump of withdrawing from the Paris climate accord ‘extremely regrettable.’ In a press conference with Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri, she said that both countries want to be a part of the ‘interconnected world’ and are dedicated to protecting the Paris accord. “No one alone in this world — no individual and no ...

Apparel exports up 31.7% in Apr, on RoSL Scheme support

The Dollar Business Bureau The apparel exports from India recorded a momentous rise of 31.7% in April this year as compared to same month a year ago. In a statement to the media Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) said “India’s apparel exports registered momentous growth of 31.7% in April 2017 compared to same period last year.” According to the data, the apparel sector has been witnessing a double-digit growth, after the introduction of disbursement of RoSL (Rebate of State Levies) scheme. During March-April, this year, the garment exporters were able to enhance their production capacity by about 30% for achieving such growth and employed around 5% more workers during this same period, the statement said. AEPC Chairman Ashok G Rajani, while attributing this growth to RoSL scheme, said, ...

Apparel exports up 31.7% in Apr, on RoSL Scheme support

The Dollar Business Bureau The apparel exports from India recorded a momentous rise of 31.7% in April this year as compared to same month a year ago. In a statement to the media Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) said “India’s apparel exports registered momentous growth of 31.7% in April 2017 compared to same period last year.” According to the data, the apparel sector has been witnessing a double-digit growth, after the introduction of disbursement of RoSL (Rebate of State Levies) scheme. During March-April, this year, the garment exporters were able to enhance their production capacity by about 30% for achieving such growth and employed around 5% more workers during this same period, the statement said. AEPC Chairman Ashok G Rajani, while attributing this growth to RoSL scheme, said, ...

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