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Changes in GST Rates for Goods and IGST Rates on Imports of Goods
[ Report | Government  /  06 Oct 2017 ]

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As per discussions held in the 22nd GST Council Meeting held under Chairmanship of Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley on 6th October, 2017, the following changes in GST rates for certain Goods and IGST rates on Imports of specified Goods have been recommended.

 

A.           GST RATE FOR FOLLOWING GOODS HAVE BEEN REDUCED

 

S.

No.

Chapter/

Heading/

Sub-heading/

Tariff item

Description

Present GST Rate

GST Rate Recommended by the GST Council

1.       

0804

Mangoes sliced dried

12%

5%

2.       

 

1905 or 2106

Khakra and plain chapati / roti

12%

5%

3.       

19 or 21

 

Food preparations put up in unit containers and intended for free distribution to economically weaker sections of the society under programme dulyapproved by the Central Government or any State Government, subject to specified conditions [Foot note 1]

18%

 

5 %

 

 

4.       

21

Namkeens other than those put up in unit container and, -

(a) bearing a registered brand name; or

(b) bearing a brand name on which an actionable claim or enforceable right in a court of law is available [other than those where any actionable claim or enforceable right in respect of such brand name has been foregone voluntarily

[Foot note 2]

12%

5%

5.       

2710

Imposing GST only on the net quantity of superior kerosene oil [SKO] retained for the manufacture of Linear Alkyl Benzene [LAB]

18%

18%

[Clarification to be issued]

6.       

30

Ayurvedic, Unani, Siddha, Homeopathy medicines, other than those bearing a brand name

[Foot note 3]

12%

5%

7.       

3213

Poster Colour

28%

18%

8.       

3407

Modelling paste for children amusement

28%

18%

9.       

3915

Plastic waste, parings or scrap

18%

5%

10.   

4004 00 00

Rubber  waste, parings or scrap 

18%

5%

11.   

4017 00 20

Hard Rubber waste or scrap

28%

5%

12.   

4707

Paper waste or scrap

12%

5%

13.   

4907

Duty credit scrips

5%

Nil

14.   

5401

Sewing thread of manmade filaments, whether or not put up for retail sale

 

18%

12%

15.   

5402, 5404, 5406

All synthetic filament yarn, such as nylon, polyester, acrylic, etc.

 

18%

12%

16.   

5403, 5405, 5406

 

All artificial filament yarn, such as viscose rayon, Cuprammonium,

18%

12%

17.   

5508

Sewing thread of manmade staple fibres

 

18%

12%

18.   

5509, 5510, 5511

Yarn of manmade staple fibres

18%

12%

19.   

5605

Real Zari

12%

5%

20.   

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