The Indian Government is in the process of streamlining several indirect taxes into a single Goods and Service Tax (GST). As a result, inland haulage charges rendered within India are subject to GST of 18 percent, subject to change per Indian regulations. The GST, which is replacing the former service tax of 15 percent, applies […]

Nearly two weeks of heavy rains and unprecedented flooding have crippled supply chains and industrial activities in and around India’s southern port city of Chennai. Sources in Chennai said though marine terminals at Chennai Port remain partially operational, shippers are unable to move their cargo to and from the harbor due to widespread floods that […]