2018-18 - Grain and Seed Exports Program – India – Increased tariffs for wheat, walnuts in shell and shelled almonds

​29 May 2018


This Industry Advice Notice (IAN) is to advise that the Government of India has announced increases to the tariff rate of basic customs duty (BCD) on wheat, walnuts in shell and shelled almonds.

Summary of changes and key points

The Government of India, Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), has announced further amendment to Notification No. 50/2017-Customs, dated 30 June, 2017, so as to:

  • increase tariff rate on BCD on wheat [1001 19 00, 1001 99 10] from present 20% to 30%;
  • increase tariff rate on BCD on shelled Almonds [0802 12 00] from Rs 65/Kg to Rs 100/Kg;
  • increase tariff rate on BCD on Walnuts in shell [0802 31 00 ] from 30% to 100%.

Exporters responsibilities

Exporters should be aware of tariff rates when preparing goods for export to this market.

Contact information

If you have any questions regarding this IAN please email Ian Mortimer.

Mr David Ironside
Assistant Secretary
Plant Export Operations Branch

Last reviewed: 4 November 2019
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