India removes import duty on remdesivir

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By Sarkaritel April 21, 2021 07:55

India removes import duty on remdesivir


New Delhi, April 21  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.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel April 21, 2021 07:55