Import Duty on Gold, Silver Cut to 6%

New Delhi: India’s Finance Minister Ms. Nirmala Sitharaman today announced that the basic custom duty on gold and silver will be cut to 6% from the current 10%. The 5% cess for agriculture infrastructure and development will continue. So, the total duty on gold and silver will fall to 11% from 15%. “To enhance domestic value addition in gold and precious metal jewellery in the country, I propose to reduce customs duties on gold and silver to 6 per cent and that

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Import Duty on Gold, Silver Cut to 6%

New Delhi: India’s Finance Minister Ms. Nirmala Sitharaman today announced that the basic custom duty on gold and silver will be cut to 6% from the current 10%. The 5% cess for agriculture infrastructure and development will continue. So, the total duty on gold and silver will fall to 11% from 15%. “To enhance domestic value addition in gold and precious metal jewellery in the country, I propose to reduce customs duties on gold and silver to 6 per cent and that

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GJEPC Donates Rs One Crore to Make A Wish India

Mumbai: Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) organized “Jewellers for Hope” charity dinner in association with GSI, yesterday in Mumbai. Leading bollywood celebrities Kajol, Boman Irani, Siddharth Roy Kapur graced the evening hosted by Raageshwari Sachdeva-Badola in the presence of the whose-who of the gems & jewellery trade. The “Jewellers for Hope” annual charity dinner is the first edition

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India Reduces Tariff Value on Gold

New Delhi: The India government recently reduced the import tariff value on gold to USD 425 per 10 grams due to falling international prices. On the other hand, the tariff value on silver was raised to USD 690 per kg. As on June 30, the tariff value on imported gold stood at USD 428 per 10 grams and silver at

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Silver Price to be Set by New System

London: The London silver price mechanism will now be set via an electronic, auction-based mechanism administrated by CME Group and Thomson Reuters, according to a statement from the London Bullion Market Association. The new mechanism was chosen because it is electronic, “auction-based and auditable and tradable with an increased number of direct participants,” the LBMA said in a statement. CME

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De Beers Boosts Q2 Diamond Output

Gaborone: De Beers increased its output 7 percent year on year to 8.515 million carats in the second quarter of the year. The group was targeting an output of between 30 million and 32 million carats this year. Anglo American, which owns 85 percent of the diamond group, said in a statement that the increase was mainly due to higher

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GJEPC Donates Rs One Crore to Make A Wish India

Mumbai: Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) organized “Jewellers for Hope” charity dinner in association with GSI, yesterday in Mumbai. Leading bollywood celebrities Kajol, Boman Irani, Siddharth Roy Kapur graced the evening hosted by Raageshwari Sachdeva-Badola in the presence of the whose-who of the gems & jewellery trade. The “Jewellers for Hope” annual charity dinner is the first edition

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India Reduces Tariff Value on Gold

New Delhi: The India government recently reduced the import tariff value on gold to USD 425 per 10 grams due to falling international prices. On the other hand, the tariff value on silver was raised to USD 690 per kg. As on June 30, the tariff value on imported gold stood at USD 428 per 10 grams and silver at

Read More »

Silver Price to be Set by New System

London: The London silver price mechanism will now be set via an electronic, auction-based mechanism administrated by CME Group and Thomson Reuters, according to a statement from the London Bullion Market Association. The new mechanism was chosen because it is electronic, “auction-based and auditable and tradable with an increased number of direct participants,” the LBMA said in a statement. CME

Read More »

De Beers Boosts Q2 Diamond Output

Gaborone: De Beers increased its output 7 percent year on year to 8.515 million carats in the second quarter of the year. The group was targeting an output of between 30 million and 32 million carats this year. Anglo American, which owns 85 percent of the diamond group, said in a statement that the increase was mainly due to higher

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