DGFT Articles, News, Notification and Circular

  • Jul
  • 07
  • 2015

DGFT notifies Additional quantity of 2095 MTs of raw cane sugar to be exported to USA under TRQ upto 30.09.2015

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As per Notification No. 3/2015-20 dated 20.04.2015, export of sugar (HS Code 17010000) to USA under TRQ is ‘Free’ subject to the conditions notified in the ‘Nature of Restrictions’ in the above notification. Certificate of Origin, if required, for export of preferential sugar to USA, shall be issued by Additional Director General of Foreign Trade, Mumbai. Other certification requirement, if any, prescribed specifically for export of sugar to USA would continue to be followed.

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  • Jul
  • 06
  • 2015

A brief note on Export Promotion Capital Goods Scheme [EPCG Scheme]

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The Export Promotion Capital Goods (EPCG) scheme was one of the several export-promotion initiatives launched by the Government in the early ’90s. The basic purpose of the scheme was to allow exporters to import machinery and equipment at affordable prices so that they can produce quality products for the export market.

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  • Jul
  • 01
  • 2015

Provisions relating to import of certain categories of processed metallic scrap

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Provision relating to import of certain categories of processed metallic scrap, at designated ports having Scanner/Radiological Detection Equipments (RDEs), has been notified. Three new Appendices 2G-1, 2-H-1 and 2N-2 are inserted in the Appendices and Aayat Niryat Forms of FTP, 2015-20.

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  • Jun
  • 30
  • 2015

Prohibition on Trade with ISIS, ISIL, Al Nusrah Front and others associated with Al Qaida

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Trade with ISIL and related terrorist organisations in oil and oil products (hydrocarbons) and items of cultural, scientific and religious importance is Prohibited. Prohibition on Trade with ISIS, ISIL, Al Nusrah Front [ANF] and others associated with Al Qaida.

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  • Jun
  • 26
  • 2015

Export of onions will be subject to a MEP of US$ 425 F.O.B. per MT.

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Export of onion for the item description at Serial Number 51 & 52 of Chapter 7 of Schedule 2 of ITC (HS) Classification of Export & Import Items shall be permitted subject to a Minimum Export Price (MEP) of US$ 425 F.O.B. per Metric Ton or as notified by DGFT from time-to-time”

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  • Jun
  • 25
  • 2015

SION for new product ‘Golf Gloves’ made of Knitted/Crocheted/Woven/Non-woven fabrics under Textiles Product Group

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PUBLIC NOTICE NO. 22/2015-2020 SION for (Golf Gloves made of Knitted/Crocheted/Woven/Non-woven fabrics) in the Textiles Product (Product Code: J) is being notified. Before this there was no SION for this export product.

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  • Jun
  • 24
  • 2015

Prohibition on import of milk & milk products from China extended till 23.6.2016

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Prohibition on import of milk and milk products (including chocolates and chocolate products and candies/confectionary/ food preparations with milk or milk solids as an ingredient) from China is extended for one more year, i.e., till 23.6.2016 or until further orders, whichever is earlier.

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  • Jun
  • 23
  • 2015

Format of Bank Guarantee, to be executed with DGFT, for recognition as Pre-Shipment Inspection Agency

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PUBLIC NOTICE NO. 21/2015-2020, Dated: June 23, 2015 For recognition of PSIA, Bank Guarantee is to be executed with DGFT. Bank Guarantee Format for the same is hereby notified.

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  • Jun
  • 17
  • 2015

Release of Beta Version of online ANF 3A with facility to upload supporting documents

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The Government is committed to improving ‘ease of doing business’ and move towards paperless submission and processing of various applications under Foreign Trade Policy (FTP). Trade is informed that a Beta version of online ANF 3A has now been released and it is now possible to not only apply online for claiming rewards under MEIS but also to upload the required supporting documents using digital signatures of the applicant

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  • Jun
  • 15
  • 2015

Provision for Import, auction/sale and re-export of rough diamonds in SNZ notified

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NOTIFICATION NO. 11/2015-2020, Dated: June 15, 2015 Import, auction/sale and re-export of rough diamonds by entities, as notified vide RBI Notification 116 of 1st April, 2014, as amended from time to time, on consignment or outright basis, will be permitted in Special Notified Zone (SNZ) administered by the operator of SNZ, under supervision of Customs. The procedure of import, auction/ sale and re-export of rough diamonds (unsold) would be as specified by CBEC.

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