Basic customs Duty on solar

BCD Decision Sparks Predictable Reactions, Costs To Go Up By 50 p/unit

Three days after the formal confirmation of government plans to impose an enhanced Basic Customs Duty  (BCD) of 25 per cent and 40 per cent on imported solar cells and modules, respectively, the reactions have started coming in thick and fast. Dedicated developers, both those on record and off the record, have expressed their views […]

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SPDA Makes a Case for 18 Month Deferment of BCD On Solar Equipment

Just a week after the manufacturers association, the All India Solar Industries Association (AISIA) made a plea for 50 percent BCD at the earliest, comes the rejoinder from Solar Power Developers Association (SPDA). The SPDA is a national association representing India’s ‘upcoming’ solar power generators and developers, and says that the Government must reconsider its […]

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