DGFT Notifications

IEC to Be Abolished; GSTIN to be in Future

DGFT - For the existing IEC holders, necessary changes in the system are being carried out by DGFT so that their PAN becomes their IEC. DGFT system will undertake this migration and the existing IEC holders are not required to undertake any additional exercise in this regard....

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Revised ITC(HS) code 2017 for all export import related transactions

DGFT - In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (as amended from time to time) read with paragraph 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, the Central Government hereby notifies Indian Trade Classification (Harmonised System) of Import Items, 2017...

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How to know MEIS rate for your Product and Country of Export

DGFT - MEIS reward rates (2%/3%/5%) specified for export of notified goods to notified markets [categorized into 3 groups, viz. Country Group A, B and C] as a percentage of realized FOB value in free foreign exchange. Now Readers may be willing to know how to know the rate of MEIS for the country they are exporting. In this article we are explai...

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Highlights of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 + Download FTP

DGFT - Earlier there were 5 different schemes (Focus Product Scheme, Market Linked Focus Product Scheme, Focus Market Scheme, Agri. Infrastructure Incentive Scrip, VKGUY) for rewarding merchandise exports with different kinds of duty scrips with varying conditions (sector specific or actual user only) attached to their use. ...

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DGFT Specifies documents required for Export and Import

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 accep...

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DGFT creates GST Facilitation Cell for exporters

DGFT - DGFT has constituted a GST facilitation cell in DGFT Headquarters to assist and advice exporters , trade and industry for smooth transition from present regime to GST regime w.e.f. 1st July 2017....

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Salient features of Merchandise Export from India Scheme (MEIS)

DGFT - The Government of India has introduced Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) through the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-20 w.e.f. April 1, 2015. It seeks to promote export of notified goods manufactured/ produced in India....

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DGFT Launches online payment facility for application fees through Credit/ Debit Cards

DGFT - Visa / Master Card Credit card transaction: 1.45% of payment amount per transaction. Visa / Master Card/Rupay Debit Card transactions: For transactions upto Rs.2000/- : 0.75% of payment amount per transaction. For transactions above Rs.2000/- : 1.00% of payment amount per transaction....

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Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 Unveiled

DGFT - The new five year Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20 provides a framework for increasing exports of goods and services as well as generation of employment and increasing value addition in the country, in keeping with the Make in India vision of Prime Minister....

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DGFT and Enforcement Directorate Sign MoU on Foreign Exchange Data Sharing

DGFT - Join GST Online Certification Course by GST Professionals & TaxGuru.in – Batch II The Enforcement Directorate today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) for sharing of foreign exchange realization data. This data is also known as eBRC (Electronic Bank Realization Certificate) data....

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Review Petition admitted as assessments u/s. 158BC & 158BD were completed by same officer

Commissioner of Income-tax Vs Dr. T.M. Kuriachan (Kerala High Court) - If the claim of the Revenue that both the assessments were completed by the same officer one under s. 158BC and the other under s. 158BD is correct, then certainly the review has to be allowed as Manish Maheshwari's case (supra) has no application. We, therefore, allow the review petition by recalli...

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Amendment in export policy of Muli Bamboo & bamboo products

Notification No. 11/2015-2020-DGFT - (23/06/2017) - Export of Mull Bamboo till 31.03.2019 and bamboo products (except bamboo charcoal, bamboo pulp and unprocessed bamboo shoots) mace from bamboo obtained from legal sources has been permitted....

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Prohibition on import of milk and milk products from China extended till 23.6.2018

Notification No. 10/2015-2020 - (22/06/2017) - Prohibition on import of milk and milk products (including chocolates and chocolate products and candies/ confectionary/ food preparations with milk or milk solids as an ingredient) from China is extended for one more year, i.e., till 23.6.2018 or until further orders, whichever is earlier....

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Processing of shipping bills in manual mode at JNCH

Public Notice No. 78/2017-JNCH - (21/06/2017) - Attention of the Importers, Exporters, General Trade, Port Terminal Operator, Shipping Lines/Shipping Agents, CFSs and all other stakeholders is invited to various Public Notices issued from time in relation to assessment, examination & clearance of export consignments including Public Notice No 137...

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Compliance of Procedure for movement of import cargo in containers from Port to CFS

Public Notice No. 77/2017-Customs-JNCH - (21/06/2017) - Compliance of Procedure for movement of import cargo in containers from Port to CFS as prescribed vide Facility Notice No 161/2016, dated 28.11.2016 (and subsequent Public Notices on DPD) and Public Notice No 01/2017, dated 04.01.2017 issued by JNCH in relation to Shipping Lines / Shipping Agents et...

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Help Desk for GST issues related to Foreign Trade Policy

Trade Notice No. 10/2018-DGFT - (14/06/2017) - In continuance of Trade Notice No. 08/2018 dated 8th June 2017 and in furtherance of objectives stated in the said trade notice, it is decided to constitute a GST Help Desk in DGFT Headquarters to reply queries on GST related to Foreign Trade Policy....

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Amendment in export policy of Muli Bamboo & bamboo products

Notification No. 11/2015-2020-DGFT (23/06/2017)

Export of Mull Bamboo till 31.03.2019 and bamboo products (except bamboo charcoal, bamboo pulp and unprocessed bamboo shoots) mace from bamboo obtained from legal sources has been permitted....

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Prohibition on import of milk and milk products from China extended till 23.6.2018

Notification No. 10/2015-2020 (22/06/2017)

Prohibition on import of milk and milk products (including chocolates and chocolate products and candies/ confectionary/ food preparations with milk or milk solids as an ingredient) from China is extended for one more year, i.e., till 23.6.2018 or until further orders, whichever is earlier....

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Processing of shipping bills in manual mode at JNCH

Public Notice No. 78/2017-JNCH (21/06/2017)

Attention of the Importers, Exporters, General Trade, Port Terminal Operator, Shipping Lines/Shipping Agents, CFSs and all other stakeholders is invited to various Public Notices issued from time in relation to assessment, examination & clearance of export consignments including Public Notice No 137/2011, dated 16.11.2011...

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Compliance of Procedure for movement of import cargo in containers from Port to CFS

Public Notice No. 77/2017-Customs-JNCH (21/06/2017)

Compliance of Procedure for movement of import cargo in containers from Port to CFS as prescribed vide Facility Notice No 161/2016, dated 28.11.2016 (and subsequent Public Notices on DPD) and Public Notice No 01/2017, dated 04.01.2017 issued by JNCH in relation to Shipping Lines / Shipping Agents etc under the Provisions of Handling of Ca...

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IEC to Be Abolished; GSTIN to be in Future

For the existing IEC holders, necessary changes in the system are being carried out by DGFT so that their PAN becomes their IEC. DGFT system will undertake this migration and the existing IEC holders are not required to undertake any additional exercise in this regard....

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Help Desk for GST issues related to Foreign Trade Policy

Trade Notice No. 10/2018-DGFT (14/06/2017)

In continuance of Trade Notice No. 08/2018 dated 8th June 2017 and in furtherance of objectives stated in the said trade notice, it is decided to constitute a GST Help Desk in DGFT Headquarters to reply queries on GST related to Foreign Trade Policy....

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Manual filing and processing of bills of entry – regarding

Public Notice No. 76/2017 (14/06/2017)

Attention of all Importers, Customs Brokers, Members of the Trade and others is invited towards Board's Instructions No.-06/2017 dated 02.06.2017. It has been reiterated that manual bill of entry shall be allowed to be filed in EDI locations only in exceptional and genuine cases where permitted by the Principal Commissioner/ Commissioner ...

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Alignment of State Codes of ICES with GSTN

Public Notice No. 74/2017 (13/06/2017)

Currently in ICES, State Codes are maintained as per RBI list, and is used being for declaration in Bills of Entry and Shipping Bills for various purposes.(State of Origin in Shipping Bill and State Code for VAT Registration)....

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Changes in IEC with the introduction of GST

Trade Notice No. 09-DGFT (12/06/2017)

With the implementation of the GST w.e.f. (the notified date), GSTIN would be used for purposes of (i) credit flow of IGST on import of goods, and (ii) refund or rebate of IGST related to export of goods....

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DGFT creates GST Facilitation Cell for exporters

DGFT has constituted a GST facilitation cell in DGFT Headquarters to assist and advice exporters , trade and industry for smooth transition from present regime to GST regime w.e.f. 1st July 2017....

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