India

Questions and answers about India

  • WARRANTY REPLACEMENT IN INDIA

    QUESTION: I have a customer in India. We sent product for which they paid proper duty. We have discovered an issue with the material we sent and need to send them a no charge warranty replacement. The customer is stating that they will have to pay duties again on the replacement material but I suspect […]

  • Shipment to India

    QUESTION: We are sending resin to a mold supplier in India so they can test the molds. This resin is just for testing purposes and would have no commercial value. Would it still need to pay duties when imported in India?  Are there any other charges that it would be subject to when clearing customs […]

  • INSIGHT WITH BUYING INDIA DUTY CREDIT SCRIPS FROM CONSULTANT

    QUESTION: We are U.S. based corporation with a wholly owned subsidiary in India.  That location is seeking to enter into an agreement with an India based consultant; wherein the location would buy India import duty credit scrips from the consultant at a discounted rate.  The consultant would also receive a commission rate for the sale. […]

  • GSP ELIGIBILITY FOR INDIA – TERMINATION – 3/8/19

    QUESTION: Is anyone aware of the termination of India eligibility from GSP? Does it apply to all products imported from India? We are importing backpack which supposed to be duty free under the GSP. If India is terminate, which mean it will have to pay regular duty? Please help to give us some input on […]

  • Duty Drawback in India?

    QUESTION: 1) Does anyone know if Indian Customs has a duty drawback program? 2) Does it work? 3) How long does it take to get the refunded duty? 4) Is duty drawback common practice? Thanks for your help. ************** Answers: I don’t believe they have a drawback program, but they do have a program similar […]

  • INDIA EXPORT LAW

    QUESTION: I have a question regarding the revisions to the Indian export laws (SCOMET) that I hope you can help me with. My company provides engineering services to a range of industries. We have a subsidiary in Hyderabad, India where we export technical data that is authorized by “No License Required.”. . . .no licensable […]

  • INDIA EXPORT LAW

    QUESTION: I have a question regarding the revisions to the Indian export laws (SCOMET) that I hope you can help me with. My company provides engineering services to a range of industries. We have a subsidiary in Hyderabad, India where we export technical data that is authorized by “No License Required.”. . . .no licensable […]

  • INDIA EXPORT LAW

    QUESTION: I have a question regarding the revisions to the Indian export laws (SCOMET) that I hope you can help me with. My company provides engineering services to a range of industries. We have a subsidiary in Hyderabad, India where we export technical data that is authorized by “No License Required.”. . . .no licensable […]

  • CLEARANCE TIMES AT INDIAN CUSTOMS

    QUESTION: Has anyone been experiencing problems with customs clearance in India?  Our shipments are delayed. Cannot tell if it is an issue with the courier or Indian Customs. Have searched online for news and see nothing about Indian Customs EDI malfunctions. Is there a problem with their EDI implementation? Any suggestions for avoiding delays? ************ […]

  • INDIA IMPORT REG CHANGE JUL 2017

    QUESTION: We’ve heard that there are going to be big changes to India import regulations on July 1, 2017 but don’t have details about what they are.  We have live contracts there for maintenance on computer equipment and can’t chance not being able to get replacement parts imported.  Does anyone know of any changes coming […]

  • ESTABLISHING INDIA IOR

    QUESTION: We are​ ​a​ US Exporter, and​ ​ will be expanding our business to India. We are considering the option of ​ having​ an​ entity ​ there​ ​ that will​ ​ be the IOR. We have made some research but I’d like to have real life experience Does anyone from the community have experiences dealing with […]

  • RECLASSIFYING LAPTOP TO CH. 90

    Question: Our company fully integrates commercially available laptops into our finished product, i.e., they do not plug into the external electricity distribution system of the country where we deploy them, nor do they connect the PSTN/fiber optic network.  The laptop monitors and measures the performance characteristics and of the product only.  The data is taken […]