The export of all ventilators, Surgical/Disposable (2/3Ply) Masks only and Textile raw material for masks and coveralls only falling under the ITCHS Codes specified against each has been prohibited, with immediate effect. All other items (except surgical/disposable (2/3Ply) Masks) allowed in the Notification No. 48 dated 25.02.2020 shall remain free for exports.

Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Department of Commerce
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
Udyog Bhavan
New Delhi

Notification No. 52/2015-2020-DGFT

New Delhi, Dated: 19 March 2020

Subject: – Amendment in Export Policy of Masks, Ventilators and textile raw material for masks and coveralls

S.O. (E) In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No. 22 of 1992), as amended, read with Para 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendment in Schedule 2 of the ITCHS Export policy 2018 related to export of Masks, Ventilators and textile raw material for masks and coveralls as per the product description given below:

S.No ITC HS Codes Description Present Policy Revised policy
 

 

207 A

 

 

 

ex392690

ex621790

ex630790

ex901890

cx9020

 

Surgical Masks/ Disposable Masks 2/3 Ply Masks)

 

Free ( As per  Notification No. 48 dated 25.02.2020) Prohibited

 

 

 

207 B cx9018 All ventilators Free Prohibited

 

207 C 560311

560312

560313

560314

560391

560392

560393

560394

Textile raw material for masks and coveralls Free Prohibited

2. The provision under Para 1.05 of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-’20 regarding transitional arrangement is not applicable for this notification.

3. Effect of this Notification:

The export of all ventilators, Surgical/Disposable (2/3Ply) Masks only and Textile raw material for masks and coveralls only falling under the ITCHS Codes specified against each has been prohibited, with immediate effect. All other items (except surgical/disposable (2/3Ply) Masks) allowed in the Notification No. 48 dated 25.02.2020 shall remain “free” for exports.

(Amit Yadav)
Director General of Foreign Trade
Ex-Officio Additional Secretary, Government of India
E-mail: dgft@nic.in

(Issued from file No. 01/91/180/21/AM20/EC)

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