Circular No. 61/2003-CUS.
18th July, 2003
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Excise & Customs
Subject: Customs procedure for export of container cargo from ICDs/CFSs in India to Bangladesh and Nepal through LCSs- reg.
I am directed to refer to Board’s Circular No.18/2002-Cus. dated 13.03.2002 issued from File No.434/8/2001-Cus.IV on the above subject, it has been provided in Para 3 of the said Circular that “the facility for movement of export cargo from ICDs / CFSs to Nepal and Bangladesh shall be available if cargo is moved through LCSs at Petrapole & Gede in Indo-Bangladesh border and Raxual in Indo Nepal border”.
2. In pursuance to the representations from trade and industry, the matter has been re-examined by the Board and it has been decided that, henceforth, the provision contained at Para 3 to the Board’s aforesaid Circular may be substitued as under:-
” (3) “the facility for movement of export cargo from ICDs / CFSs to Nepal and Bangladesh mentioned above shall be available if cargo is moved through LCSs at Petrapole & Gede in Indo-Bangladesh border and Raxaul & Nautanwa (Sonauli) at Indo Nepal border”.
3. These instructions may be brought to the notice of all concerned by way of issuance of suitable Public Notice/Standing Order. Difficulties, if any, in implementation of the Circular may be brought to the notice of the Board at an early date.
4. Kindly acknowledge receipt.
Under Secretary to the Government of India
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