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Procedure for clearance of export cargo categorised as Hazardous Goods

JNCH Public Notices No. 46/2017 (31/03/2017)

It has been noticed that Containers declared to be containing Hazardous cargo are allowed Direct Port Entry without examination, even if RMS Instructions are for Open & Examination....

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Compilation of various Public Notices issued in relation to DPD Procedure

JNCH Public Notices No. 45/2017 (31/03/2017)

There has been request from various stakeholders for issue of compilation of such Public Notices issued in relation to DPD Procedure for smooth clearance of consignments and to reduce dwell time of import....

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Procedure for receipt & digitization of Drawback Refund claims

Public Notices No. 44/2017-JNCH (31/03/2017)

The procedure for receipt and digitization of the above claims and manual brand rate of drawback claims will be as follows: (a) A service centre for receipt and digitization of the above mentioned claims will be functional in the EDI building in JNCH and all the above mentioned claims will be submitted to the receiving clerk posted there...

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Certain clarifications about DPD facility -Reg.

Public Notices No. 43/2017 (31/03/2017)

It has been represented by Trade / DPD Importer that cases where DPD importer has not indicated any preferred CFS Code [i.e. Containers are stacked in DPD Stacking as per choice indicated by DPD Client], Port Terminal Operator are not allowing goods to move to CFS untill 48 hours are over...

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DGFT extends MEIS benefit for ‘Onions Fresh or Chilled’

Public Notices No. 64/2015-2020 (31/03/2017)

The Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) benefit for export of ‘Onions Fresh or Chilled’ under ITC (HS) code 07031010 is extended up to 30.06. 2017....

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Reg. revised procedure governing import of un–shredded metal scrap

Trade Notice No. 19/2017 (30/03/2017)

After issuance of the Public Notice No. 63 dated 27.03.2017, a number of representations have been received seeking clarification on this Public Notice. Accordingly, the followings are clarified:...

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List of designated ports for imports of un-shredded metallic scrap

Public Notices No. 63/(2015-2020) (27/03/2017)

Para 2.54(d)(iv) of the Handbook of Procedures, 2015-2020 has been amended to reflect the list of designated ports for imports of un-shredded metallic scrap and the period for installation and operationalisation of Radiation Portal Monitors and Container Scanner in these ports is extended uptil 31.3.2018....

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Amendment in export policy of edible oils

Notification No 43/2015-20 (27/03/2017)

Export of Groundnut oil, Sesame oil, Soyabean oil and Maize (Corn) oil in bulk, irrespective of any pack size, has been exempted from the prohibition on export of edible oil....

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Customs Clearance in case of RMS facilitated BEs for Pulse import

Public Notices No. 41/2017-JNCH (24/03/2017)

It has been decided to streamline the import procedure for import of pulses especially when the importer is a DPD client and Bill of Entry is RMS facilitated i.e. under No assessment, & No examination....

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Format of declaration of exporter on reverse of DGFT’s e-BRC

Public Notice No- 40/2017-JNCH (24/03/2017)

Acceptance of e-BRC by the Customs Authorities would be subject to appropriate declaration by the exporter on the reverse of the DGFT’s e-BRC. Prescribed format of the said declaration is annexed herewith....

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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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