The government of India has revised the fees charged for special licences issued to rubber manufacturers, dealers and processors. The new rates are applicable from January 9, 2018.

“The revised rate for issuing licenses per year or part of a year to rubber manufacturers (above four metric tonnes), dealers and processors are Rs. 1000 (18% GST extra) and the fee for manufacturers up to four metric tonnes is Rs. 500 (18% GST extra). The fee for manufacturer emergency license has also been revised to Rs 500 (18% GST extra),” a press statement from Rubber Board said.