Indian customs authorities have exempted select US and South Korean companies from mandatory 100% physical checks of their shipments of Chinese-origin goods here.A further relaxation of checking is likely soon to spare manufacturer-importers even as some logistics companies suspended picking up of consignments from China, Hong Kong and Macao, citing congestion at Indian ports due to clearance delays.
US companies such as Apple importing goods or inputs from China for the Indian market may be exempted from theIndian customs initiated 100% physical checks.