Fighting hard for gem, jewellery sector to get 5 per cent duty concession: Piyush Goyal

Mumbai, Sep 24 (ANI):Union Minister of Commerce and Industry PiyushGoyal visited SEEPZ (Santacruz Electronics Export Processing Zone) in Mumbai on September 23, as part of ‘AzadiKaAmritMahotsav’.“I'm confident that with everyone's cooperation, SEEPZ can be made modern and world-class. We can think of a public private partnership scheme whereby industry units who revamp their properties can be given exemption from rent revision for 10 years,” said Union Minister Piyush Goyal. Goyal said he is ‘fighting hard’ for the gem and jewellery sector to get 5 per cent duty concession which they are currently charged in UAE, as part of Early Harvest Agreement.The Minister also stated that more Free Trade Agreements are being finalized with UK, UAE, Australia and EU, to try and provide more market access to exporters.

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting