DGFT Articles, News, Notification and Circular

  • Aug
  • 26
  • 2015

Procedure for filing applications under MEIS & SEIS by units located in SEZs and EOUs

Added In DGFT
Importer Exporter Code(IEC) holders having units in SEZs /EOUs shall apply to the concerned Development Commissioner of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) given in appendix 1A for availing benefit under Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) and Service Exports from India Scheme (SEIS) provided in FTP 2015-2020.

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  • Aug
  • 26
  • 2015

FTP -Board of Approval can extend Letter of Permission of existing EOUs

Added In DGFT
An enabling provision has been incorporated in paragraph (7) of Appendix 6-B of Appendices and Aayat Niryat Forms of FTP 2015-20 so as to enable the Board of Approval to consider and decide the cases for extension of Letter of Permission of existing EOUs.

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  • Aug
  • 24
  • 2015

Onions export subject to MEP of US$ 700 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$ 700 F.O.B. per Metric Ton or as notified by DGFT from time-to-time

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  • Aug
  • 11
  • 2015

Reg. Procedure for registration of duty credit scrips issued under MEIS and SEIS

Added In DGFT
Due to some technical reasons, the MEIS/ SEIS licence cannot be registered in the EDI system (ICES 1.5v). Until the EDI module of the MEIS/SEIS scheme is operationalised, following procedure is prescribed for the Manual Registration of Duty Credit Scrips issued under Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) and Service Exports from India Scheme (SEIS):

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  • Aug
  • 06
  • 2015

Export of Rice Bran oil in bulk exempted from prohibition on export of edible oils

Added In DGFT
Notification No 17 /2015-20 Dated : 6 August, 2015 Export of Rice Bran oil in bulk has been exempted from the prohibition on export of edible oils. Also, the quantity ceiling on export of organic edible oils has been removed.

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  • Aug
  • 05
  • 2015

Amendment in paragraph 3.05 of Handbook of Procedures of FTP, 2015-2020

Added In DGFT
Facility has been provided for exporters to continue to file applications for benefits under Chapter 3 schemes of the earlier Foreign Trade Policy (ies), as per procedures prescribed in the corresponding HBPs.

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  • 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

Added In DGFT
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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