Export of all varieties of personal protection equipment including Clothing and Masks used to protect the wearer from air borne particles and/or any other respiratory masks or any other personal protective clothing Including Coveralls (Class 2/3/4) and N95 masks] under the above mentioned ITC HS Codes is hereby ‘Prohibited’ with immediate effect till further orders vide Notification No. 44/2015-2020 Dated: 31st January 2020.

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

Notification No. 44/2015-2020

New Delhi, Dated: 31st January 2020

Subject:- Amendment in Export Policy of Personal Protection Equipment/Masks — reg

S.O. 487(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 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20, the Central Government hereby makes following amendment with immediate effect in the Schedule 2 of the ITC (HS) Export Policy 2018. The following items are added:

Serial Number ITC HS Codes Description Present Policy Revised / Amended
Policy
207 A 901850
901890
9020
392690
621790
630790
Personal
Protection
Equipment
including Clothing
and Masks
[Coveralls( Class
2/3/4) and N95
masks]
Free Prohibited

2. The provisions as under para 1.05 of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-20 regarding Transitional Arrangements are not available under this notification.

3. Effect of this Notification:

Export of all varieties of personal protection equipment including Clothing and Masks used to protect the wearer from air borne particles and/or any other respiratory masks or any other personal protective clothing Including Coveralls (Class 2/3/4) and N95 masks] under the above mentioned ITC HS Codes is hereby ‘Prohibited’ with immediate effect till further orders.

(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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