Government of India

Ministry of Commerce & Industry

Department of Commerce

Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi

Trade Notice No. 2/2016

Date : 19th April 2016


1. All RAs of DGFT

2. The Customs Authorities

Subject: Clarification on Benefit of MEIS on exports of Tamarind Kernel Powder under ITC(HS) Code 13023290.

It has been brought to the notice of this Directorate that some exporters are classifying the item “Tamarind Kernel Powder” under ITC(HS) Code 11063010 and claiming MEIS benefit. It is clarified that the correct ITC(HS) Code of “Tamarind Kernel Powder” is 13023290 on which MEIS benefit is not available.

Therefore all RAs are advised not to grant MEIS benefit on “Tamarind Kernel Powder”. In case, any RA has granted MEIS benefit on Tamarind Kernel Powder, such cases should be reviewed and recoveries be made.

(J.M. Gupta)

Joint Director General of Foreign Trade

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Issued from File No. 01/61/180/230/AM13/PC-3(Vol.3)Pt

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