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Service Exports from India Scheme | Foreign Trade Policy (2015-20)

1. Objective: To provide rewards to exporters to offset infrastructural inefficiencies and associated cost. Also to encourage and maximize export of notified services from India. 2. Eligibility: A. Service provider located in India shall be rewarded under SEIS. If he provides: a) Supply of services from India to any other country or; b) S...

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Service Exporters: Claim Your Incentive (SEIS Scheme)

SERVICE EXPORTERS: CLAIM YOUR INCENTIVE AS PER FOREIGN TRADE POLICY Service Exports India Scheme is an incentive scheme as per the Foreign Trade Policy which aims at rewarding the service exporters. ELIGIBILITY: All the service providers as per the Appendix 3X notification No 29/2015-20 dated 23/9/2021 for the year 2019-20 and Appendix 3D...

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DGFT Policy Relaxation Committee (PRC) and Online Procedure

Policy Relaxation Committee (PRC) Policy Relaxation Committee (PRC) is also referred as Exemption from Policy/Procedures (EPP). DGFT may in public interest pass such orders or grant such exemption relaxation or relief, as he may deem fit and proper, on grounds of genuine hardship and adverse impact on trade to any person or class or categ...

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RoDTEP Scheme- Exporters In India to Note

Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products (RoDTEP) Scheme This is one such reform, based on the globally accepted principle that taxes and duties should not be exported, and taxes and levies borne on the exported products should be either exempted or remitted to exporters. The government had decided to discontinue MEIS–its ...

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RoDTEP Scheme & Rates: Is It a fit Case for Invoking Writs?

The New Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products (RoDTEP) Scheme and Rates announced by The CBIC on 17th August in place of the MEIS Scheme has not lived up even to minimum expectations of Trade & Industry. The Rates of  Merchandise Export from India Scheme (MEIS) which were being dragged down over the […]...

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Last Date for filing MEIS / SEIS Application

Many of us are awaiting for DGFT online portal to start with online application filing of MEIS, SEIS and RoSL / RoSCTL for the exports made till December 2020. In the meantime, the Commerce Ministry has issued Notification No. 26/2015-2020 dated 16 September 2021 to notify Last date for submitting applications for scrip based FTP scheme...

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Government Provides Big Boost to Exporters

Under the decisive leadership of Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri NarendraModi, Government of India has decided to budget Rs 56,027 crore in this Financial Year FY 21-22 itself in order to disburse all pending export incentives due to exporters. This amount includes claims relating to MEIS, SEIS, RoSL, RoSCTL, other scrip based schemes relat...

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Centre Notifies RoDTEP Scheme Guidelines and Rates

Centre has today notified RoDTEP Scheme Guidelines and Rates (Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products). The scheme for zero rating of exports will boost our exports & competitiveness in the global markets .The rates of RoDTEP will cover 8555 tariff lines....

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No Ban on Import of Toys

No Ban on Import of Toys Government Provids All Round Support to Domestic Toy Industry by Promoting Made in India Government is not considering ban on import of toys. Government has taken several steps for promoting indigenous toys makers in the country. The details are as follows- (i) Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) vide [&he...

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Missed TMA benefit for March & June 2020? You can file it now !!

The Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has issued a Public Notice Number 14/2015-20 dated 13 July 2021 to extend time limit for filing of claims under the Transport and Marketing Assistance (TMA) scheme. The “Transport and Marketing Assistance” (TMA) for specified agriculture products Scheme aims to provide assistance for the in...

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Detention order passed without application of mind is liable to be vitiated

Gopal Gupta Vs Union of India & Ors. (Delhi High Court) - Gopal Gupta Vs Union of India & Ors. (Delhi High Court) The petitioners herein have produced certified copies of the detention orders dated 17.05.2019 passed in the case of Union of India & Anr. vs. Dimple Happy Dhakad, reported as (2019) 20 SCC 609 (filed by the detenu’s wife) from the re...

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HC directed to adjudicate matter before Tribunal as it involved adjudication on technical points w.r.t. business transactions

M/s. BAPL Industries Limited Vs Union of India (Maras High Court) - M/s. BAPL Industries Limited Vs Union of India (Madras High Court) HC directed to adjudicate matter before Tribunal as it involved adjudication on technical points w.r.t. business transactions In M/s BAPL Industries Limited v. Union of India [W.P. 27387/2011 and MP No. 1/2011 & 1/2013 decided on...

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Substantial benefit under MEIS scheme cannot be denied for inadvertent human error

K.I.International Limited Vs Commissioner of Customs (Madras High Court) - HC set aside the order rejecting the claim of assessee that disentitled assessee from claiming MEIS Scheme benefits and held that, assessee will be entitled for such benefits and shipping bills reveal a clear intention of the assessee to avail benefit under MEIS Scheme and directs Revenue Department...

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SC held absolute confiscation of Peas And Pulses but re-export allowed subject to recovery of redemption fine

Union of India and Ors. Vs Raj Grow Impex Llp and Ors (Supreme Court of India) - The Court ordered the absolute Confiscation of Peas and Pulses but if the importer concerned opted for re-export, within another period of two weeks from today, such a prayer for re- export might be granted by the authorities after recovery of the necessary redemption fine and subject to the importe...

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Actual User condition under Form ANF2B for import authorization whether mandatory or not to be decided afresh

Shah Nanji Nagsi Exports Pvt. Ltd. Vs Joint Directorate General of Foreign Trade (Bombay High Court) - Shah Nanji Nagsi Exports Pvt. Ltd. Vs Joint Directorate General of Foreign Trade (Bombay High Court) Conclusion: The order in respect of the core issue was the insertion of ‘actual user’ condition stipulated under Application Form ANF2B for import authorization in the two licences, whether such ...

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Extension of Date for Mandatory electronic filing of Non-Preferential CoO

Trade Notice No. 21/2021-2022-DGFT - (18/10/2021) - On the request of certain Chambers/Associations notified under Appendix-2E, the existing system of manual/paper-based submission and processing of non-preferential CoO applications is being extended further upto 31st October 2021 only and the online system is not being made mandatory....

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Amendment in Export Policy of Melt Blown Fabric

Notification No. 37/2015-2020-DGFT [S.O. 4294(E)] - (14/10/2021) - Government of India Ministry of Commerce & Industry Department of Commerce Directorate General of Foreign Trade UdyogBhawan New Delhi Notification No. 37/2015-2020 New Delhi, Dated: 14th October, 2021 Subject: Amendment in Export Policy of Melt Blown Fabric S.O. 4294(E) In exercise of powers con...

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Govt removes restriction on Export of Diagnostic kits

Notification No. 39/2015-2020 [S.O. 4296(E)] - (14/10/2021) - The export policy of all diagnostic kits and reagents (including instruments/ apparatus), made ‘Restricted’ vide Notification No. 09/2015-20 dated 10.06.2020 and Notification No. 18/2015-20 dated 16.08.2021 is being made ‘Free’ with immediate effect. Government of India Minis...

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Govt amends Export Policy of Syringes

Notification No. 38/2015-2020-DGFT [S.O. 4295(E)] - (14/10/2021) - The export of Syringes with or without Needles of denominations (i) 0.5 ml/ 1 ml AD syringes (ii) 0.5 m1/1 ml/2 ml/3 ml disposable syringes and (iii) 1m1/2 m1/3 ml RUP Syringes falling under HS code 90183100 above or under any other HS code has been put under Restricted category with immediate effec...

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8424 MT (raw/refined) Sugar allocated to USA under TRQ scheme

Public Notice No. 28/2015-2020 [F. No. 01/91/180/879/AM08/EC (Vol.VIII) /E-20749] - (14/10/2021) - The quantity of 8424 MT sugar (raw and/or white sugar) to be exported to USA under TRQ scheme from 01.10.2021 to 30.09.2022 has been notified vide Public Notice No. 28/2015-2020 Dated: 14th October, 2021. Government of India Ministry of Commerce & Industry Department of Commerce Directorate Gene...

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Extension of Date for Mandatory electronic filing of Non-Preferential CoO

Trade Notice No. 21/2021-2022-DGFT 18/10/2021

On the request of certain Chambers/Associations notified under Appendix-2E, the existing system of manual/paper-based submission and processing of non-preferential CoO applications is being extended further upto 31st October 2021 only and the online system is not being made mandatory....

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Amendment in Export Policy of Melt Blown Fabric

Notification No. 37/2015-2020-DGFT [S.O. 4294(E)] 14/10/2021

Government of India Ministry of Commerce & Industry Department of Commerce Directorate General of Foreign Trade UdyogBhawan New Delhi Notification No. 37/2015-2020 New Delhi, Dated: 14th October, 2021 Subject: Amendment in Export Policy of Melt Blown Fabric S.O. 4294(E) In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 read with Section 5 ...

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Govt removes restriction on Export of Diagnostic kits

Notification No. 39/2015-2020 [S.O. 4296(E)] 14/10/2021

The export policy of all diagnostic kits and reagents (including instruments/ apparatus), made ‘Restricted’ vide Notification No. 09/2015-20 dated 10.06.2020 and Notification No. 18/2015-20 dated 16.08.2021 is being made ‘Free’ with immediate effect. Government of India Ministry of Commerce & Industry Departmen...

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Govt amends Export Policy of Syringes

Notification No. 38/2015-2020-DGFT [S.O. 4295(E)] 14/10/2021

The export of Syringes with or without Needles of denominations (i) 0.5 ml/ 1 ml AD syringes (ii) 0.5 m1/1 ml/2 ml/3 ml disposable syringes and (iii) 1m1/2 m1/3 ml RUP Syringes falling under HS code 90183100 above or under any other HS code has been put under Restricted category with immediate effect. All other […]...

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8424 MT (raw/refined) Sugar allocated to USA under TRQ scheme

Public Notice No. 28/2015-2020 [F. No. 01/91/180/879/AM08/EC (Vol.VIII) /E-20749] 14/10/2021

The quantity of 8424 MT sugar (raw and/or white sugar) to be exported to USA under TRQ scheme from 01.10.2021 to 30.09.2022 has been notified vide Public Notice No. 28/2015-2020 Dated: 14th October, 2021. Government of India Ministry of Commerce & Industry Department of Commerce Directorate General of Foreign Trade Udyog Bhawan New De...

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DGFT notifies port of Ranaghat Railway Station (INRNG2) for import

Notification No. 36/2015-2020 - DGFT 08/10/2021

The port of Ranaghat Railway Station (INRNG2) has been additionally included for allowing imports under Notification No. 20/2015-20 dated 24.08.2021....

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Prohibition on export of Red Sanders wood in log form relaxed

Notification No. 35/2015-2020 [S.O. 4141(E).] 07/10/2021

Prohibition on export of Red Sanders wood in log form has been relaxed for export of 810.1894 MT of Red Sanders wood in log form Forest, Environment & Climate Change Department, Government of Odisha. Government of India Ministry of Commerce & Industry Department of Commerce Directorate General of Foreign Trade Udyog Bhawan New Del...

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Service Exports from India Scheme | Foreign Trade Policy (2015-20)

1. Objective: To provide rewards to exporters to offset infrastructural inefficiencies and associated cost. Also to encourage and maximize export of notified services from India. 2. Eligibility: A. Service provider located in India shall be rewarded under SEIS. If he provides: a) Supply of services from India to any other country or; b) S...

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Procedure for approval of applications for export of Syringes

Trade Notice No. 20/2021-22 05/10/2021

Online applications for export of Syringes with or without Needles may be applied from 1st to 4th of every month- Exporters are requested to apply for export license by filing applications online through DGFT's ECOM system for Export authorizations (Non-SCOMET Restricted items)...

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DGFT notifies quantity for export to EU under TRQ scheme

Public Notice No. 27/2015-2020-DGFT [F.No. 01/91/180/879/AM08/EC (Vol.VIII) /E-20749)] 04/10/2021

The quantity of 5841 MT sugar (raw and/or white sugar) to be exported to EU under TRQ scheme from 01.10.2021 to 30.09.2022 has been notified....

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Latest DGFT / FTP News

Checkout all the latest news on DGFT and DGFT notifications at Taxguru.in. Read DGFT articles and DGFT news on our website which is updated regularly. 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.
At Taxguru, we bring you all the latest news on DGFT and DGFT notifications. Find out all the recent DGFT news here. We publish regular DGFT articles for our viewers at regular intervals. We keep updating our site regularly with all the latest and relevant DGFT news so that our viewers can stay informed with all the import-export related information at all times. Stay with us for more on latest DGFT news here at Taxguru.

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