safeguard duty on imports

Shapoorji Pallonji Collects Solar Imports without Paying Safeguard Duty

Shapoorji Pallonji is asked to extend a bond of amount equivalent to safeguard duty and will have to pay the amount if the tariff is upheld with all clarity. Adding heat to the already simmering imposition of safeguard duty on solar imports from China and Malaysia, Madras High Court has allowed Shapoorji Pallonji Infrastructure to […]

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India to Spend Rs. 3.85 Lakh Crore for 77GW Solar Capacity Target

Out of the total target of installing 100,000 MW of solar capacity target by 2022, 23,120 MW solar capacities have already been installed till July 2018. Bringing clarity to the parameters of the solar energy target of 100 GW, Indian Government asserted investment of Rs. 3,85,000 crore for setting up pending 77,000 MW of solar […]

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SEZ Solar Units seek Clarity on Safeguard Duty on Imports

SEZ solar units require certain products for the manufacture of solar cells. These products are largely imported from the China. After the Finance Ministry notified 25 percent safeguard duty on imports from China and Malaysia, not one but many private agencies have sought clarity on the imposition. Among them, solar manufacturing units set up in […]

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NTPC asserts Additional Tariff for Bid Resubmission for 2GW Project

Pre-qualified developers for NTPC tender show their concern about whether they would be allowed to pass on the incremental tariff because of the safeguard duty to distribution companies. Feeding the impacts of the safeguard duty on imports, state-run National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has asked the pre-qualified bidders of 2GW solar power project to resubmit […]

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NTPC Postpones 2 GW Solar Auction Citing Opposition to Safeguard Duty

The NTPC put-off on the auction process was prompted by the concerns of bidders over the impact of safeguard duty on imports on their present financial frameworks. State-run National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has postponed a 2000 MW solar tender for a week citing developers’ dissent over the 25 percent safeguard duty imposed on solar […]

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India Imposes 25% Safeguard Duty on Solar Imports

Finance ministry has imposed a safeguard duty of 25 percent on the imports from July 30, 2018 to July 29, 2019 and a gradually reduced rate of 20 percent from July 30, 2019 to January 29, 2020 and 15 percent from January 30, 2020 to July 29, 2020. Keeping in view the interests of the […]

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