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Indias edible oil imports to increase by 15-20%

The Dollar Business Bureau   India's import bill for edible oil is expected to increase by 15-20 percent during the current oil year, from November 2015-October 2016, due a significant rise in the crude palm oil prices in the world markets and a supply shortage in domestic market. A decline in production of edible oil in local market, and a sudden increase in demand on subdued prices over the last year, has broadened the supply deficit in India. During the oil year 2014-15, India’s vegetable oil (edible and non-edible) imports were about 14.5 million tonnes, amounting to Rs.60,000 crore. This is expected to increase to 16 million tonnes, worth Rs.75,000 crore, by the end of October 2016. According to the data compiled by Solvent Extractors' ...

Industry seeks tariff hike on edible oil imports

Deepak Kumar | The Dollar Business Indian edible oil industry has expressed hope that an increase of import duty on the inward shipments of vegetable oil will curb its surging imports and protect the interest of the domestic oil industry. Earlier, the Union ministries as well as the oil industry had requested the Ministry of Finance to hike import duty on edible oil to reduce its imports. Congress leader Ahmed Patel urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitely to increase duty on both crude and refined vegetable oils imports and also to announce a policy to encourage domestic production. “We had requested the government to increase the import duty on edible oil because the recent surge in imports has been discouraging for the ...

Changes in import duty of veg oils

Dated 24th December, 2014 | Notification no. 34 /2014-Customs | G.S.R. (E). - In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 12/2012- Customs, dated the 17th March, 2012 which was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide G.S.R. 185(E), dated the 17th March, 2012, namely:- In the said notification, in the Table,- (i)  against S.No.51, for the entries occurring in column (4) against clauses (A), (B) and (C) ...