Centre regulates import of laptops, PCs and tablets

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Centre regulates import of laptops, PCs and tablets

The Central authorities on Thursday notified restrictions on import of laptops, tablets, private computer systems and servers.

A notification issued by Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) on Thursday stated that although import of this stuff might be allowed towards a licence, sure use circumstances have been exempted from the restrictions.

These are, import of one laptop computer, pill, private pc, or ultra-small type issue pc by means of on-line portals, couriers, or put up. Imports underneath baggage guidelines additionally do not fall underneath these restrictions, the DGFT notification stated.


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Around 20 of this stuff have been exempted from an import licence per consignment for functions like analysis and growth, testing, benchmarking and analysis, restore and re-export and for product growth.

Given imports shall be allowed topic to the situation that the imported items shall be used for the acknowledged functions solely and is not going to be offered.

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Further, after the meant objective, the merchandise would both be destroyed past use or re-exported, the notification stated additional.

The import of these digital items, nonetheless, is allowed when they’re an “important” half of a capital good.

(With inputs from IANS)

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