DGFT Articles, News, Notification and Circular

  • Mar
  • 23
  • 2015

No need to apply for amendment of Vessel Name on Shipping Bills

Added In DGFT
It is noticed that Customs Brokers, Steamer Agents, Exporters are approaching the Officers for amendment of Vessel Name/Rotation No. on the Shipping Bills. This is not required since the Vessel Name/Rotation No. gets automatically picked up from the Export General Manifests and amendments take place.

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  • Mar
  • 15
  • 2015

Acche Din- Mandatory documents for Import/ Export Reduced to 3

Added In DGFT
IMPORT AND EXPORT MANDAOTRY DOCUMENTS REDUCED Mandatory documents required for import and export of goods reduced to three documents each (w.e.f 1st apr,15): India took a step forward in improving ‘Ease of Doing Business’ by reducing the compulsory documents required for import and export of goods. The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) issued a […]

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  • Mar
  • 13
  • 2015

Addition of two new ports for import of new vehicles

Added In DGFT
Two new Customs Ports, Kattupalli Port and APM Terminals, Pipavav Port are being added to the list of 12 existing ports/ICDs, thereby taking the total number of ports/ICDs to 14, for importing new vehicles.

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  • Mar
  • 13
  • 2015

DGFT Notification No. 116 (RE-2013)/2009-2014, Dated: 13.03.2015

Added In DGFT
Notification No. 116 (RE-2013)/2009-2014, Dated: March 13, 2015 Subject: Updation of SCOMET list [Appendix 3 to Schedule 2 of ITC (HS) Classification of Export & Import Items]. In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5 and Section 14 A of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 {FT(D&R) Act,1992} as amended, the Central Government […]

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  • Mar
  • 13
  • 2015

DGFT notifies list of military stores that requires NOC from Department of Defence Production for export

Added In DGFT
The list of military stores that requires NOC from Department of Defence Production for export has been notified vide Notification No. 115 (RE – 2013)/2009-2014, Dated: March 13, 2015

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  • Mar
  • 12
  • 2015

DGFT Specifies documents required for Export and Import

Added In DGFT
Vide Notification No. 114 (RE-2013)/2009-2014, dated 12th Mar’15, DGFT has prescribed following documents(only three in number) which shall be mandatory for the import/export of goods: For export: o Bill of Lading/Airway Bill ; o Commercial Invoice cum Packing List (Separate Commercial Invoice and Packing List would also be accepted); o Shipping Bill/Bill of Export

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  • Mar
  • 10
  • 2015

Entry of factory stuffed (including self sealed) export containers into Port Terminals after LEO –Reg.

Added In DGFT
Attention of the Exporters, Importers, Customs House Agents Members of Trade and all the concerned are invited to the Public Notice No. 52/2009 dated 06/08/2009 issued by the Commissioner of Customs (General), Nhava Sheva read with Public Notice No. 12/2015 dated 09/02/2015.

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  • Mar
  • 02
  • 2015

Addition of a new laboratory for Certification/ Grading of diamonds

Added In DGFT
International Institute of Diamond Grading and Research India Private Limited, Surat, India- A new laboratory is added for purpose of certification/ grading of diamonds of 0.25 carats and above under paragraph 4A.2.1 of Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014.

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  • Feb
  • 22
  • 2015

Procedures for grant of Letter of Factory Stuffing Permission to Exporters

Added In DGFT
Representations have been received from exporters that existing instructions/guidelines for granting permission for factory stuffing are rigid and their strict compliance may sometimes defeat the purpose of the facilitation in deserving cases. One such issue is denial of Factory Stuffing Permission on the basis of cases where the exporter/supporting manufacturer/ warehouse have come to adverse notice.

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  • Feb
  • 20
  • 2015

Removal of Minimum Export Price (MEP) on export of Potato

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Notification No. 112 (RE-2013)/2009-2014 New Delhi, the 20 February, 2015 Subject: Removal of Minimum Export Price (MEP) on export of Potato. S.O.(E) – In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No.22 of 1992), as amended, read with Para 1.3 of the Foreign Trade Policy, […]

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