Updated List GST Rates India with HS code

by Seair Exim Solution Import Export Data

Until 2016, India followed traditional sales and service tax. In this mid of 2016, the Ministry of Finance proposed a GST bill in the Indian Parliament. However, the GST bill passed after hours of debates. From July 2017, India follows goods and service tax or GST. Thus, it is eligible in foreign trade too. Here, we have discussed its rates, slabs, applicability with central, state, interstate, export-import goods, and services. Here, we have mentioned the GST exemption cases also.

Indian GST Rate governing bodies are Central Board of Excise & Customs or CBEC and National Academy of Customs, Excise & Narcotics or NACEN. The taxes or tariff comes under the below-mentioned categories.  

CGST – Central GST

SGST – State GST

IGST – Integrated GST

UTGST - Union Territory Goods and Services Tax

Hence, the movement of goods and services within India and abroad might come under these taxes.

GST Rates on Goods

Cut and polished diamonds – 0.25%

Sugar, Spices, and edible oils- 5%

Computers and spectacles -12%

Home Appliances luxury type – 28%

Nil or no GST is applicable for the below-mentioned goods.

Zero tax is applicable for hulled cereals like barley, rice, wheat, salts, jaggery, and oats.


School stationeries

Human hair

Sanitary napkins


GST Rates India in Slabs

Tax rates with 5% GST goods included are -

Aggarbaties, Biogas, Chakki Atta, Coir Mats, Fly-ash blocks, Ice, Natural Cork, Numismatic Coins, Nuts, Revenue Stamps, snow and walking sticks.

Tax rates with 12% GST goods included are -

Agglomerated cork, diagnostic kits, Diesel Engines, Glasses, Intraocular lens, mixed condiments, pickle, Plastic beads, and Two-way radio.

Tax rates with 18% GST goods included are –

Aluminium foil, bamboo furniture, CCTV cameras, Dental Wax, electric transformers, Headgear, pipes, Plastic Tarpaulin, Rear Tractor tires, set-top-box, sports goods, UPS, and weighing machines

Tax rates with 28% GST goods included are –

Automobiles, cement, durable consumer products, high-end motorcycles, pan masala products, and Tobacco products.

GST Rates on Services

Nil GST is applicable for any things come under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana.

Rental Services – 5%

Movie Tickets – 12%

Food Services – 18%

Amusements and Entertainment Services – 28%

Hence, GST is applicable for people into EXIM business too. They follow the harmonized system of nomenclature or by HS codes. For example, GST Rate with HS Code 8483 is for auto parts. In this way, you can find out product name and its tariff in HS codes. They are the best to check by the customs department and agencies involved in EXIM business and allied activities.

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