Govt reduced basic customs duty on Masur dal to nil & halved Agriculture infrastructure Development Cess on the lentil to 10%. Basic customs duty reduced from 10% to nil on lentils (Masur) originated in or exported from countries other than the USA: FM Nirmala Sitharaman in LS

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Basic customs duty has been reduced from 30% to 20% on lentils (Masur) originating in or exported from the USA. The Agriculture Infrastructure Development Cess on Lentils (Masur) has been reduced from the present rate of 20% to 10%:Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok Sabha