Solution for Cross Border Imports via eCommerce channel

Many of you are familiar with how LocalCircles in last 12 months has worked with various departments of the Government to stop misuse of India's postal and courier gift channel by Chinese ecommerce apps thereby evading customs duty and IGST. A gift ban was implemented by customs at various ports and the same has also been included in the ecommerce policy on the recommendation of LocalCircles and yesterday it has been brought into policy thereby making compliance mandatory even at ports that are still manual. This will reduce corruption and also ensure India based businesses have an even playing field to the sellers in China

Now, LocalCircles is working with CBIC to identify a solution where customs duty and IGST is charged to the consumer on a prepaid basis at the order placement junction and the shipments can flow seamlessly at the customs port.

If you have inputs on how such a solution can be implemented between ecommerce portals/apps, payment gateways and customs, kindly share them.

We look forward to your inputs! more  

Cross_Boarder_Ecommerce_-_18_July_2019___20190718033009___.jpg
View all 358 comments Below 358 comments
Products not made in India ONLY TO BE IMPORTED. World Trade too encourage this Only more  
One should be able to get whatever legal products they desire from anywhere in the world through indian customs hassle and bribe free more  
Good initiative..
One in every fifty boxes must be opened to verify the contents matches invoice / packing list.. more  
The concerned departments must get all the orders with cost and tax charged to the Indian customers by the ecommerce app online and match them with the actual tax receipt online with a provision to red flag the inconsistencies again online. Manual check shall be avoided, since it is manpower intensive, with considerable delays, error prone and difficult to cross check. more  
The procedure of customs duty and IGST being charged to the consumer on a prepaid basis to continue at the order placement junction and the shipments should flow seamlessly more  
Post a Comment

Related Posts

    • Rising Prices of Essentials hurting citizens

      Many of you have been writing in various posts and comments on the rising prices of tomato, onions and potato and thereafter we at LocalCircles conducted a survey which clearly brings out the high ...

      By LocalCircles Manager
      /
    • Urgent action needed so people can find COVID ICU beds

      Many of you know how with your inputs LocalCircles was able to escalate the issue of COVID test and treatment price capping in April-May and the same was done by most states. Once again w...

      By LocalCircles Manager
      /
    • Are you still struggling to get good mobile network coverage?

      The COVID-19 pandemic over the last 7 months has led to less in-person interactions and a multifold increase in interaction over mobile phone calls and video calls. Last year you had raised the iss...

      By LocalCircles Manager
      /
    • Code of Conduct for Parliamentarians

      What happened in Parliament today is attached. Most pathetic scenes. If these guys cant behave properly they have no right to be inside the parliament. Who we put in parliament is a also...

      By Anil Mehta
      /
    • Don't Equate Alcohol and Opium to Party Drugs

      3 national weekly magazines have a front page headline details comparing Alcohol with party drugs ! Ignorance is Not Bliss. Party drugs are Not Only Marijuana which is grown i...

      By Dr. Neelam Nath
      /
    • Covid-19 and Revival of the Restaurant Industry

      Many of you participated in the circle survey on consumption of restaurant food in the recent times and what you will be doing in the next 60 days as far as consuming outside food. Here is the surv...

      By LocalCircles Manager
      /
    • Transparent assignment of ICU beds needed

      Yesterday, one of the senior most surgeons of Rajasthan Dr Dinesh Jindal (attached) passed away from COVID19. He failed to get an ICU bed in time in a COVID facility despite being symptomatic &...

      By Veena Maheswari
      /
    • Full blown investigation on Bollywood and Drugs

      Given all thats come out in the SSR case already, why is the Narcotics Control Bureau and the Central Government not launching a full blown investigation on bollywood industry. Jaya Bach...

      By Preeti Kumar
      /
    • Circle Terms and your ideas for causes to be undertaken now

      Many of you know how LocalCircles over the last 5 years has taken up various issues of importance to the citizenry and got them addressed. Be it getting CCTVs in courtrooms initiated via SC or disc...

      By LocalCircles Manager
      /
    • Handling of Personal and Anonymised Data of Citizens

      At LocalCircles, we understand that no citizen has the time to read 20-100 page policy input documents released by Government bodies. As a result, we ensure, we read them, translate them into easy ...

      By LocalCircles Manager
      /
    • Govt to bring Advertising Code: Inputs Sought

      Many of you are aware that LocalCircles took upon the fight against misleading advertisement in 2015 and several of you have reported misleading, inappropriate, surrogate ads over these years. We a...

      By LocalCircles Manager
      /
Share
Enter your email & mobile number and we will send you the instructions

Note - The email can sometime gets delivered to the spam folder, so the instruction will be send to your mobile as well

Please select a Circle that you want people to invite to.
Invite to
(Maximum 500 email ids allowed.)