Phased Manufacturing Plan for Mobile Batteries, Battery Parts @5%

      Lithium Ion Cell, PCBA and Inputs for Cell and PCBA @0%

[Notification No. 02/2019 Customs dated 29 January 2019]

Seeks to further amend notification No. 57/2017-Customs dated 30th June, 2017 to prescribe effective BCD rate on parts of power bank of Lithium ion and Battery pack of cellular mobile phones.

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act,1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Government, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 57/2017- Customs, dated the 30th June, 2017, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub- section (i), vide, number G.S.R. 798 (E), dated the 30th June, 2017, namely:-

1. In the said notification, in the TABLE, -

I. against serial number 7, in column (3), the item (ii) shall be omitted;

II. after serial number 7C and the entries relating thereto, the following serial numbers and entries shall be inserted, namely: -

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

7D

Any Chapter

Inputs or raw material other than: -

(i) Lithium ion cell (falling under tariff item 8507 60 00); and

(ii) Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA) (falling under tariff item 8507 90 90),

for use in manufacture of Battery pack of Cellular mobile phones.

Nil

1

7E

Any Chapter

Inputs, parts or sub-parts for use in the manufacturing of Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA) (falling under tariff item 8507 90 90) of following goods, namely: -

(i)   Battery pack of cellular mobile phones;

(ii)  Power Bank of lithium ion

Nil

1

III. against serial number 16, for the entry in column (3), the following entry shall be substituted, namely: -

All goods other than following goods, namely: -

(i) battery pack of cellular mobile phones;

(ii) Power Bank;

IV. after serial number 17 and the entries relating thereto, the following serial numbers and entries shall be inserted, namely: -

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

17A

8507 60 00

Lithium ion cell for use in the manufacture of battery pack of cellular mobile phone.

5%

1

17B

8507 60 00

Lithium ion cell for use in the manufacture of power bank of Lithium ion.

5%

1;

V. for serial number 20 and the entries relating thereto, the following serial number and entry shall be substituted, namely: -

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

20

8517 62 90 or
8517 69 90

All goods other than the following goods, namely: -

(a) Wrist wearable devices (commonly known as smart watches);

(b) Optical transport equipment;

(c) Combination of one or more of Packet Optical Transport Product or Switch (POTP or POTS);

(d) Optical Transport Network (OTN) products;

(e) IP Radios;

(f) Soft switches and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) equipment, namely, VoIP phones, media gateways, gateway controllers and session border controllers;

(g) Carrier Ethernet Switch, Packet Transport Node (PTN) products, Multiprotocol Label Switching Transport Profile (MPLS-TP) products;

(h) Multiple Input/Multiple Output (MIMO) and Long Term Evolution (LTE) products

10%

-

VI. serial number 21 and entries relating thereto shall be omitted.

2. This notification shall be effective from the 30 January, 2019.

[F.No.354/418/2018-TRU]