CBIC determines the Exchange Rate of Foreign Currency relating to Imported and Exported Goods on March 19, 2020

Mar 19, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

Finance & Taxation Compliance

In accordance with Section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) releases the Exchange Rate Notification for valuation of goods for purposes of assessment under the Act. In international trade, the value of goods is determined by converting the foreign currency into INR using the customs exchange rate. This is the deemed value of goods on which a duty of customs will be chargeable.

The CBIC on March 19, 2020, has issued an exchange rate Notification determining the rate of exchange of conversion of the below mentioned foreign currencies in Indian rupees which will be effective from March 20, 2020:

Ø  Australian Dollar

Ø  Bahraini Dinar

Ø  Canadian Dollar

Ø  Chinese Yuan

Ø  Danish Kroner


Ø  Hong Kong Dollar

Ø  Kuwaiti Dinar

Ø  New Zealand Dollar

Ø  Norwegian Kroner

Ø  Pound Sterling

Ø  Qatari Riyal

Ø  Saudi Arabian Riyal

Ø  Singapore Dollar

Ø  South African Rand

Ø  Swedish Kroner

Ø  Swiss Franc

Ø  Turkish Lira

Ø  UAE Dirham

Ø  US Dollar

Ø  Japanese Yen

Ø  Korean Won

[Notification No.27/2020 - Customs (N.T.)]


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