Economy Govt mulls customs duty hike, asks ministries to consult stakeholders before submitting proposal Updated : July 09, 2020 11:39 PM IST The government is looking at increasing customs duties and has initiated an inter-ministerial consultation. The exercise is part of the bid to give a boost to the Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative Meanwhile, congestion continues to remain a problem at ports after India halted Chinese imports for closer scrutiny. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.