DGFT Articles, News, Notification and Circular

  • Jul
  • 28
  • 2015

Amendment in export policy of sawn timber – addition of ports for export to Nepal

Added In DGFT
Export of sawn timber to Nepal made exclusively out of imported wood logs through the port of Kolkata has been permitted from the Land Customs Station (LCS) of Raxaul. NOTIFICATION NO. 16/2015-2020, Dated: July 28, 2015

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  • Jul
  • 21
  • 2015

Import policy of ‘Controlled Substances’ under NDPS Act, 1985

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Notification No 15 /2015-2020 Import of above ‘Controlled Substances’ shall be permitted subject to ‘No Objection Certificate (NOC)’ from Narcotics Commissioner of India, Gwalior.

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  • Jul
  • 19
  • 2015

Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS)-Amendments in Table 2

Added In DGFT
Public Notice No. 28/2015-2020 In exercise of powers conferred under paragraph 2.04 of the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 and in partial modification of public notice No 27 dated July 14, 2015, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby makes the following amendments in Table 2 of Appendix 3B notified through Public Notice No.2 dated April 1,2015. This will be effective from July 14, 2015.

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  • Jul
  • 15
  • 2015

Amendments in Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS)

Added In DGFT
Public Notice No. 27/2015-2020 Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS)-Additions/amendments in Table 1 (containing list of country groups) and Table 2 [containing ITC (HS) code wise list of products with reward rates] of Appendix 3B

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  • Jul
  • 10
  • 2015

DGFT Launches online payment facility for application fees through Credit/ Debit Cards

Added In DGFT
In keeping with the Digital India vision of Hon’ble Prime Minister, and  taking yet another small but crucial step towards paperless, online functioning in 24×7 environment, Directorate General of Foreign Trade(DGFT) today launched the facility of online payment of application fees through Credit/Debit cards and electronic fund transfer from 53 Banks. The facility of online […]

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  • 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

Added In DGFT
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]

Added In DGFT
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

Added In DGFT
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

Added In DGFT
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.

Added In DGFT
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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