Govt exempts customs duty, health cess on oxygen import, vaccines for 3 months

Megha Jain

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The second wave of coronavirus has hit the country badly and people are facing a lot of issues. Keeping this situation in consideration, the central government on Saturday decided to waive basic customs duty and health cess on the import of oxygen and connected equipment for a period of three months with immediate effect. This will boost the availability of these items as well as make them cheaper, it said.