Custom tax for Electrical machinery and equipment; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers

Customs duty in Nepal for Electric motors and generators (excluding generating sets), Vacuum cleaners, Electrical lighting or signalling equipment is 7.25% from SAARC countries and 15% from other countries. Similarly, for Shavers, hair clippers and hair-removing appliances, with self-contained electric motor, the custom duty rate is 15%. Also for Electric (including electrically heated gas), laser or other light or photon beam, ultrasonic, electron beam, magnetic pulse or plasma arc soldering, brazing or welding machines and apparatus, whether or not capable of cutting; electric machines and apparatus for hot spraying of metals or cermets is 5%. The import duty for Electric instantaneous or storage water heaters and immersion heaters; electric space heating apparatus and soil heating apparatus; electro-thermic hair-dressing apparatus (for example, hair dryers, hair curlers, curling tong heaters) and hand dryers; electric smoothing irons; other electro-thermic appliances of a kind used for domestic purposes; electric heating resistor is 7.25% from SAARC countries and 15% from other countries.

Customs tariff for Telephone sets, including telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks; other apparatus for the transmission or reception of voice, images or other data, including apparatus for communication in a wired or wireless network (such as a local or wide area network), other than transmission or reception apparatus, Microphones and stands therefor; loudspeakers, whether or not mounted in their enclosures; headphones and earphones, whether or not combined with a microphone, and sets consisting of a microphone and one or more loudspeakers; audio-frequency electric amplifiers; electric sound amplifier sets, Electrical capacitors, fixed variable or adjustable is free.

For more information, see page 491