Govt waives customs duty on Remdesivir API, inputs

Govt waives customs duty on Remdesivir API, inputs

Malaysia Sun-International·2021-04-21 15:13

New Delhi [India], April 21 (ANI): The import of Remdesivir Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API), injections and specific inputs have been made import duty free till October 31 amid the ongoing surge in COVID-19 cases in the country.

Taking to Twitter, the ministry of finance on Tuesday shared a notification that said that the central government has exempted Remdesivir Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients, Beta Cyclodextrin (SBEBCD) used in the manufacture of Remdesivir -- subject to the condition that the importer follows the procedure set out in the Customs (Import of Goods at Concessional Rate of Duty) Rules, 2017 -- and Injection Remdesivir from the whole of the duty of customs leviable on their import into India.


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