Coronavirus scare: 24x7 customs clearance at all ports, airports till May

Topics Coronavirus | Customs | Airports

Containers on a ship wait for off-loading at the Chennai Port Trust, in Chennai. Photo: PTI
To facilitate faster clearance of consignments to and from China, a 24x7 Customs clearance facility will be available at all sea ports and airports till May. The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has written to all Chief Commissioners (Customs and Central Tax) asking them to workout the arrangement and deploy sufficient number of officers on 24×7 basis at sea ports, air cargo stations, inland container depot, container freight station, etc, falling in their jurisdiction. 

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