DGFT Articles, News, Notification and Circular

  • Apr
  • 20
  • 2015

Amendment in Export policy of sugar wef 20.04.2015

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Notification No 3/2015-2020 Dated : 20 April, 2015 Export of Preferential Quota sugar to EU and USA has been moved from STE to Free regime subject to the conditions indicated in Nature of Restrictions.

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  • Apr
  • 20
  • 2015

Prescribed visiting hours for non officials/members of trade for meetings with officials at DGFT Headquarters

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Trade Notice No. 1/2015 dated 20th April, 2015 It has been under consideration for some time that the meetings between the officers of this Directorate and the Members of Trade/public in respect of pending issues/ grievances etc. be made more fruitful and result oriented. To achieve this objective, it has been decided to streamline the procedure for interaction and in so far as DGFT Headquarters is concerned, visiting hours between 3 P.M. — 5 P.M. each working day would be earmarked for meetings with non officials/ Members of Trade.

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  • Apr
  • 16
  • 2015

DGFT-Restoration of facility of acceptance of Demand Draft towards application fee/ penalty/ any other fee

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Public Notice No.06/2015-20 The application fee/ penalty/ any other fee shall be deposited in the following manner:- (1) By Demand Draft, in favour of the Head of the concerned Regional office of DGFT, or by depositing cash or cheque for Treasury Receipt Challan (TR) in an authorized Branch of Central Bank of India indicating the Head of Accounts 1453 -Foreign Trade and Export Promotion- Minor Head 102-Import License Application Fee

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  • Apr
  • 10
  • 2015

Keeping in abeyance the provisions of para 2.55 and 2.56 of Handbook of Procedures, 2015-20

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PUBLIC NOTICE No. 05/2015-20 DATED 10th APRIL 2015 In order to facilitate transitional arrangements, the provisions of para 2.55 and 2.56 of Handbook of Procedures, 2015-20 are kept in abeyance till further orders and the procedure for issue of PSIC will be regulated as per procedure laid down in para 2.32.2A and 2.32.2B of Handbook of Procedure Vol.I, 2009-14, till further orders.

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  • Apr
  • 08
  • 2015

Key Highlights of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2019

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Amendments in DGFT Notifications- Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) – Schedule of country groups, ITC (HS) code wise list of products with reward rates under Appendix 3B: The DGFT has notified the Appendix 3B which contains Table 1-List of Country Groups and Table 2-ITC (HS) code wise list of products with reward rates under MEIS. DGFT P/Notice No 02/2015-20 Dated 1st April 2015

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  • Apr
  • 07
  • 2015

Export Policy of Onions – reduction in MEP to US$ 250 per Metric Ton

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NOTIFICATION NO. 2/2015-2020, Dated: April 7, 2015 Export of all varieties of onions as described above will be subject to a Minimum Export Price (MEP) of US$ 250 per MT (reduced from MEP of US$ 300 per MT earlier).

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  • Apr
  • 06
  • 2015

How to know MEIS rate for your Product and Country of Export

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MEIS reward rates (2%/3%/5%) specified for export of notified goods to notified markets [categorized into 3 groups, viz. Country Group A, B and C] as a percentage of realized FOB value in free foreign exchange. Now Readers may be willing to know how to know the rate of MEIS for the country they are exporting. In this article we are explaining the Procedure for the same –

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  • Apr
  • 03
  • 2015

Salient Features of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020

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Chapter 3 benefits of the erstwhile FTP have now been consolidated into two new schemes for export of merchandise and services, viz. Merchandise Export from India Scheme (‘MEIS’) and Service Export from India Scheme (‘SEIS’).

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  • Apr
  • 02
  • 2015

Key Takeaways of Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020

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Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 Unveiled: Aiming to nearly double India’s exports of goods and services to USD 900 billion by 2020 Commerce and Industry Minister Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman unveiled the Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi-led government’s new Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020 (“FTP”) on April 1, 2015 at the Vigyan Bhawan, Delhi, thus laying down a […]

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  • Apr
  • 02
  • 2015

Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 Unveiled

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The new five year Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20 provides a framework for increasing exports of goods and services as well as generation of employment and increasing value addition in the country, in keeping with the Make in India vision of Prime Minister.

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