Import of Pet Coke is allowed for only cement, lime kiln, calcium carbide and gasification industries, when used as feed stock or in the manufacturing process on Actual User Condition.

Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Department of Commerce
Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi

Notification No. 25/2015-2020
Dated the 17 August, 2018

Subject: – Amendment of import policy condition of Petcoke.

S.O. (E): In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of FT (D&R) Act, 1992, read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, as amended from time to time, the Central Government hereby, inserts chapter policy condition No.6 in Chapter 27 of ITC (HS) 2017, Schedule 1 (Import Policy):

Exim Code Item Description Policy Existing Policy Conditions Policy Revised Policy conditions
2713 PETROLEUM COKE, PETROLEUM BITUMEN AND OTHER RESIDUES OF PETROLEUM OILS OR OF OILS OBTAINED FROM BITUMINOUS MINERALS
Petroleum coke: Prohibited As per Policy condition No.6 of the chapter.
2713 11 00 Not calcined Free Prohibited As per Policy
condition No.6
below.
2713 12 00 Calcined Free Prohibited As per Policy
condition No.6
below.
2713 20 00 Petroleum
bitumen
Free Prohibited As per Policy
condition No.6
below.
2713 90 00 Other residues of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals. Free Prohibited As per Policy
condition No.6
below.

Policy Conditions of this Chapter:

Import of pet coke for fuel purpose is prohibited. However, import of Pet coke is “free” for cement, lime kiln, calcium carbide and gassification industries for use as feed stock or in the manufacturing process only on Actual User basis. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, in consultation with Customs and Directorate General of Foreign Trade, will bring out detailed guidelines on regulating and monitoring the imported Petcoke.

2. Effect of this Notification: Import of Pet Coke is allowed for only cement, lime kiln, calcium carbide and gasification industries, when used as feed stock or in the manufacturing process on Actual User Condition.

(ALOK VARDHAN CHATURVEDI)
Director General of Foreign Trade &
Ex-Officio Additional secretary to Government of India
Email: daft©nic.in

[Issued from F.No. 01/93/180/03/AM-10/PC-2[A]/Part-I / e — 5719]

Also Read- Corrigendum to Notification No. 25/2015-2020 dated 17th August, 2018

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One Comment

  1. Atmaram says:

    Dear sir,

    i am petroleum coke trader to use foundry industries as raw material for metal addition , so now i know that we cant import in future in this notification issued if i will import please suggest them

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