INDIA: Drinks taxes fall but multinationals unsatisfied

By just-drinks.com editorial team | 3 March 2003

Dinesh Jain, managing director of Highland Distillers, India & Area Countries has called the proposed reduction in India's basic customs duty on alcohol a welcome step. But, he said, it was still "not satisfactory". "The current levels are higher than what was applicable three years ago. Also, the current levels are still one of the highest in the world," he said.

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Dinesh Jain, managing director of Highland Distillers, India & Area Countries has called the proposed reduction in India's basic customs duty on alcohol a welcome step. But, he said, it was still "not satisfactory". "The current levels are higher than what was applicable three years ago. Also, the current levels are still one of the highest in the world," he said.

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