132 Countries Notified in Developing Country List for Safeguard Investigations under Sec 8B of CTA 1975

·     27 Dropped while 21 Added to List in 103/98 Cus

[Customs Notification No. 19 (Non Tariff) dated 5th February 2016]

In pursuance of clause (a) of sub-section (6) of section 8B of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) and in supersession of notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, No. 103/98 Cus, dated the 14th December, 1998, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary vide number G.S.R. 737(E), dated the 14th December, 1998, except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession, the Central Government, hereby notifies the following countries as developing countries for the purposes of the said section, namely :-

1.

Afghanistan

2.

Albania

3.

Algeria

4.

Angola

5.

Armenia

6.

Azerbaijan

7.

Bangladesh

8.

Belarus

9.

Belize

10.

Benin

11.

Bhutan

12.

Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

13.

Bosnia and Herzegovina

14.

Botswana

15.

Brazil

16.

Bulgaria

17.

Burkina Faso

18.

Burundi

19.

Cabo Verde

20.

Cambodia

21.

Cameroon

22.

Central African Republic

23.

Chad

24.

China

25.

Colombia

26.

Comoros

27.

Congo

28.

Costa Rica

29.

Côte DIvoire

30.

Cuba

31.

Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea

32.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

33.

Djibouti

34.

Dominica

35.

Dominican Republic

36.

Ecuador

37.

Egypt

38.

El Salvador

39.

Eritrea

40.

Ethiopia

41.

Fiji

42.

Gabon

43.

Gambia

44.

Georgia

45.

Ghana

46.

Grenada

47.

Guatemala

48.

Guinea

49.

Guinea Bissau

50.

Guyana

51.

Haiti

52.

Honduras

53.

Indonesia

54.

Iran (Islamic Republic of)

55.

Iraq

56.

Jamaica

57.

Jordan

58.

Kazakhstan

59.

Kenya

60.

Kiribati

61.

Kyrgyzstan

62.

Lao Peoples Democratic Republic

63.

Lebanon

64.

Lesotho

65.

Liberia

66.

Libya

67.

Madagascar

68.

Malawi

69.

Malaysia

70.

Maldives

71.

Mali

72.

Marshall Islands

73.

Mauritania

74.

Mauritius

75.

Mexico

76.

Micronesia (Federal State of)

77.

Mongolia

78.

Montenegro

79.

Morocco

80.

Mozambique

81.

Myanmar

82.

Namibia

83.

Nepal

84.

Nicaragua

85.

Niger

86.

Nigeria

87.

Pakistan

88.

Palau

89.

Palestine

90.

Panama

91.

Papua New Guinea

92.

Paraguay

93.

Peru

94.

Philippines

95.

Republic of Moldova

96.

Romania

97.

Rwanda

98.

Saint Lucia

99.

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

100.

Samoa

101.

Sao Tome and Principe

102.

Senegal

103.

Serbia

104.

Sierra Leone

105.

Solomon Islands

106.

Somalia

107.

South Africa

108.

South Sudan

109.

Sri Lanka

110.

Sudan

111.

Suriname

112.

Swaziland

113.

Syrian Arab Republic

114.

Tajikistan

115.

Thailand

116.

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

117.

Timor-Leste

118.

Togo

119.

Tonga

120.

Tunisia

121.

Turkey

122.

Turkmenistan

123.

Tuvalu

124.

Uganda

125.

Ukraine

126.

United Republic of Tanzania

127.

Uzbekistan

128.

Vanuatu

129.

Viet Nam

130.

Yemen

131.

Zambia

132.

Zimbabwe

[F. No.21000/22/2015-OSD(ICD)]