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Toys to cost more in India after 20% rise in customs duty

08. February 2018 14:52 h:

By toyworldmag.co.uk

Toys and sporting goods industry expects that the price of toys will rise steeply in India in the coming days.

Ishmeet Singh, country manager of Mattel, said the industry has already been struggling with recent changes including Goods and Services Tax. Increased rates of customs duty will inevitably lead to an increase in toy prices.

Ishmeet commented: “As per the Budget 2018, there has been a substantial increase in customs duty to 20% for the category of Toys and Sports Goods.“

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