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Centre Waives Customs Duty, Health Cess On Import Of Oxygen

New Delhi: Taking a slew of measures to boost medical oxygen availability in the country amid a surge in Covid-19 cases, 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. It was also decided to exempt basic customs duty on the import of Covid vaccines with immediate effect for a period of three months.

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