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India removes import duty on remdesivir

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New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
India has removed import duty on remdesivir, an anti-viral drug which is currently used to treat Covid-19 patients.

The Ministry of Finance, in a notification issued on late Tuesday night, removed the duty on import of pharmaceutical ingredients used to manufacture of the drug.

Besides, ready-to-use remdesivir injection have been exempted as well.

"This notification shall remain in force upto and inclusive of the 31st October, 2021," the ministry said.

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2021-04-20-22:16:02 (IANS)

 
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