Excise duty on man-made fibres may be halved to 4%

January 2007
Colourage;Jan2007, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p139
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of the finance ministry in India to reduce the excise duty on man-made fibers. Manufacturers can choose not to pay excise duties for textile products. The excise duty for products from natural fibers is four percent, while the excise duty for products from man-made fibers is eight percent.


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