No rates have been announced for Jute bags and Jute blended bags. It is feared that they may be placed under Chapter 42 for leather wherein the rate for leather bags is indicated as 28%. It is suggested that the Jute bags may be kept at zero % to promote production of green Jute Diversified products for combating pollution and safe guarding environment?

The bags made of jute are clearly specified in the
rate schedule under heading 4202 22 30. The rates for Hand
bags and shopping bags of jute is 18%.