Gold replaces narcotics as the biggest smuggled item in India!
The recent series of actions by the Indian government along with tax hike on bullion imports have created acute shortage for gold in domestic markets. Estimates released by the country’s Finance Ministry have signaled alarming rise in illegal gold imports to the country. The Bombay Bullion Association has stated that the tighter import curbs by the government have resulted in a huge gap between supply and demand for the precious metal. This huge gap is being partly filled by the illegal traffickers who buy the gold overseas at a cheaper rate and sells it to domestic jewelers or bullion agents by evading tax. Click here to read more at Resource Investor.com