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Govt levies 10% import duty on key smartphone parts to push Make in India

A 10% customs tax was also imposed on the imports of camera modules for phones and connectors

Reuters  |  new Delhi 

India has imposed a 10 per cent tax on imports of key smartphone components including populated printed circuit boards, which are at the heart of smartphones, according to a government document. The government's move on Monday confirmed a Reuters report from last week that the country was exploring new duties on the imports of populated printed circuit boards that include components such as processors, memory and wireless chips. A 10 per cent customs tax was also imposed on the imports of camera modules for phones and connectors. The move, part of a phased manufacturing ...

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First Published: Mon, April 02 2018. 17:55 IST
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