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Import duty on masur dal cut to zero; agri infra development cess halved to 10 per cent.
Jul 27, 2021

The Centre on Monday reduced the import duty on masur dal to zero and also halved the Agriculture Infrastructure Development Cess on the lentil to 10 per cent, in a bid to boost domestic supply and check rising prices.
 
A notification in this regard was tabled in the Rajya Sabha by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
 
The Minister said that the basic customs duty has been reduced from 10 per cent to nil on lentils (masur dal) originated in or exported from countries other than the US.
    

The Economic Times

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