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Permanent IEC numbers to be effective from 1.7.2017

Public Notice No. 09/2015-20 (29/06/2017)

The Permanent IEC numbers to be effective from 1.7.2017 have been revised as above to migrate to alpha-numeric format.- Public Notice No. 09/2015-20 ...

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Facility of Priority Assessment to DPD Importers at JNCH -Reg.

Public Notice No. 85/2017-JNCH (29/06/2017)

Attention of the Importers, Exporters, General Trade, Port Terminal Operator, Shipping Lines / Shipping Agents, CFSs coming under the jurisdiction of JNCH, Nhava Sheva and all other stakeholders is invited to various other decisions communicated through Public Notices issued from time to time on DPD for smooth clearing of consignments and...

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Finalisation of prior & advance bills of entry, need to issue entry inward properly; reg.

Public Notice No. 84/2017-JNCH (28/06/2017)

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 finalisation of prior & advance bills of entry and issue of entry inward....

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Levy of Fees (Customs Documents) Amendment Regulations, 2017-Reg.

Public Notice No. 83/2017-JNCH (28/06/2017)

Attention of all the importers, Exporters, Customs Brokers, and other stake holders is invited to the subject ‘Levy of Fees (Customs Documents) Amendment Regulations, 2017’ communicated by Board vide Notification No. 36/2017-Customs (N.T.) dated 11.04.2017....

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Amendment in export policy of chemicals listed under SCOMET Category

Notification No. 13/2015-2020 (28/06/2017)

Export policy for export of chemicals listed under SCOMET Category 1C of Appendix 3 of Schedule 2, ITC(HS) Classification of Export and Import Items has been a vended. ...

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Implementation of GST in Customs–24×7 Helpdesk at JNCH– Reg.

Public Notice No. 81/2017-JNCH (27/06/2017)

A helpdesk for co-ordination and facilitation of Importers, Exporters, Customs Brokers and other trade members for roll out of GST in customs, is being constituted wef 01.07.2017 to 15.07.2017 or till further orders, at JNCH as under...

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Implementation of GST in Customs–Changes in BE/SB Declaration

Public Notice No.- 80/2017-JNCH (27/06/2017)

The revised electronic format for both BE/SB has already been published in ICE GATE Website (https://www.icegate.gov.in/msg_guideline.html). The salient features of these changes in the format of the declarations are enumerated below for easy reference and compliance....

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Govt permits Supply of essential commodities to Maldives

Notification No. 12/2015-2020 (27/06/2017)

Export of potato, onion, rice, wheat flour and sugar has been permitted to the Republic of Maldives under bilateral trade agreement between Government of India and Government of Maldives during the period 2017-18 w.e.f. April, 2017 as per the quantities indicated in the Table at Para 1 above. ...

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Amendment in export policy of Muli Bamboo & bamboo products

Notification No. 11/2015-2020 (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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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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