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Procedure for dealing with “shipping bill copies”

Public Notices No. 36/2017-JNCH (17/03/2017)

Procedure for dealing with shipping bill copies consequent to doing away of Exchange Control Copy and Export Promotion Copy of shipping bill ...

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Regarding Export of Factory Stuffed refrigerated container

Public Notices No. 35/2017-JNCH (17/03/2017)

Members from trade exporting goods in Refrigerated containers have again requested for reconsideration of Public Notice 174/2016 dated 15.12.2016 & Public Notice No. 03/2017, dated 09.01.2017, wherein it was clarified that:...

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Automation of Refund claims and Manual Brand rate drawback claim

Public Notices No. 34/2017-JNCH (16/03/2017)

Implementation of Phase-I of Automation of Refund claims and Manual Brand rate drawback claim i.e. Digitization of Refund claims and Manual Brand rate Drawback claims at JNCH, Nhava Sheva – Reg....

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Advance intimation by importer availing DPD Facility to shipping lines

Public Notices No. 33/2017-JNCH (15/03/2017)

Advance intimation is required to be submitted by importer through their official email id to shipping line at least 72 hours in advance informing the details such as Bill of Lading Number, Details of consignment, DPD Client Code” allotted by Terminal Operator & Preferred CFS and its Code...

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Procedure to verify Customs OOC, DO, Container No, seal No. etc

Public Notices No. 32/2017-JNCH (15/03/2017)

Procedure for Verification of Customs Out of Charge (OOC), Delivery Order (DO), Container No, seal No & condition of seal by Customs, CFS & Port Terminal, responsibilities...

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Harmonising MEIS Schedule / Table with MEIS Rate Product wise

Public Notice No. 61/2015-2020 (07/03/2017)

This is a consolidated list of all items under MEIS notified so far (Public Notice No.2 dated April 1, 2015 and subsequent expansion through PN.27 dated July 14, PN. 28 dated July 16, PN.44 dated 29 October of 2015 and PN.6 dated May 4, PN.26 dated August 26 , PN.32 dated September 22 of 2016 and PN.49 dated 30.12.2016) and is based on se...

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Flour, Meal & Powder of Guar seeds ineligible for MEIS benefit

Public Notice No. 60/2015-2020 (07/03/2017)

DGFT hereby deletes MEIS benefit on flour, meal and powder of Guar Seeds of heading ITC(HS) 0713. Existing product description of the export item at Sl. No. 472 of Appendix 3B of MEIS schedule is amended as below with immediate effect:...

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Procedure for Scanning of DPD containers at Custom Port

JNPT Public Notice No. 26/2017 (02/03/2017)

I. All selected DPD containers will generally be scanned at Mobile Scanner except for specific containers selected for fixed scanner. Containers found Clean will continue with out of charge process....

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SOP for movement of Containers to and from JNPCT Port Terminal

JNPT Public Notice No. 25/2017 (03/03/2017)

Standard Operating Procedure consequent to commencement of Document Processing Area in Parking Plaza and Gate Automation for Export & Import through JNPCT ...

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Amendment in FTP related to replenishment of Precious metals

Notification No. 40/2015-2020 (23/02/2017)

In case where CENVAT credit facility on Precious metal (Gold, Silver and Platinum) as input has been availed and Gems and Jewellery products are exported availing rebate, then replenishment of Precious metal shall be allowed ...

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The DGFT (Directorate General of foreign Trade) is the agency under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of the Government of India which governs the execution of policies related to import and export in the country. Till 1991 it was known as CCI&E (Chief Controller of Imports & Exports). It plays a very significant role in developing trading relations with several other nations and therefore assists in enhancing not just economic growth but also offers impetus required by the trade industry. To promote exports and imports, DGFT has established several of its regional offices throughout the country.

Some of the important functions of DGFT can be summed up as below:

  • DGFT is entrusted with the responsibility to implement several policies on trade, for instance, the Foreign Trade Policy.
  • Directorate General of Foreign Trade is the licensing authority for licensing the importers, exporters, and import and export business.
  • DGFT could restrict, prohibit and regulate imports and exports.
  • DGFT has a significant role in issuing Public Notices, Notifications, Circulars, etc.
  • DGFT grants ten digit Importer Exporter Code (IEC) that are the primary requirement for Importing and Exporting activities
  • DGFT launches several schemes time to time about trade benefits across the country.
  • DGFT has launched the ITC (HS CODE) Schedule-1 for import goods and Schedule-2 for Export goods.

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