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Improving ease of doing biz: Govt to identify what's slowing cargo movement

The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC), under the Department of Revenue, is carrying out the study

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Dilasha Seth New Delhi
The government is conducting a nationwide study, the first of its kind, to identify bottlenecks in cargo movement, in a bid to improve trade and Ease of Doing Business ranking.

The study will be based on surveys. It will look at causes of delays in movement of consignment caused by regulatory constraints, logistical issues in supply chains, or lack of infrastructure.

The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC), under the Department of Revenue, is carrying out the study.

A government official aware of the development said, “In most cases, it is not the regulatory framework that causes delay

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First Published: Aug 28 2019 | 10:29 PM IST

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