Amendment in Import Policy of Copper and Aluminium – Import of specific items in Chapter-74 and Chapter-76 of ITC(HS) 2021 are subject to compulsory registration under Non Ferrous Metal Import Monitoring System (NFMIMS).

MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
(Department of Commerce)
(DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF FOREIGN TRADE)
New Delhi, the 31st March, 2021

Notification No. 61/2015-2020-DGFT

Subject : Amendment in Import Policy of Copper and Aluminium under Chapter-74 and Chapter-76 of ITC (HS), 2017, Schedule-I (Import Policy) – reg.

S.O. 1427(E).—In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 & 9 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 amends the import policy for the following items under Chapters 74 and 76 of ITC HS classification from ‘Free’ to ‘Free with compulsory registration’ under Non Ferrous Metal Import Monitoring System (NFMIMS) and inserts a new policy condition in Chapters 74 and 76 of ITC(HS), 2017:

a. A new Policy Condition is inserted in Chapter-74 (as Policy Condition 3) of ITC(HS) 2017, Schedule-I (Import Policy) as under:

Import Policy for the items as listed in Annexure-I have been revised from ‘Free’ to ‘Free subject to compulsory registration’ under Non-Ferrous Metal Import Monitoring System (NFMIMS).’

b. A new Policy Condition is inserted in Chapter-76 (as Policy Condition 1) of ITC (HS) 2017, Schedule-I (Import Policy) as under:

Import Policy for the items as listed in Annexure-II have been revised from ‘Free’ to ‘Free subject to compulsory registration’ under Non-Ferrous Metal Import Monitoring System (NFMIMS).’

c. The Non Ferrous Metal Import Monitoring System (NFMIMS) shall require importers to submit advance information in an online system for import of items in the Annexure-I (for copper) and Annexure-II (for aluminium) and obtain an automatic registration number by paying a registration fee of Rs.500/-. The importer can apply for registration not earlier than 60th day and not later than 5th day before the expected date of arrival of import consignment. The automatic number thus granted shall remain valid for a period of 75 days.

d. Importer shall have to enter the Registration number and expiry date of Registration in the Bill of Entry to enable Customs for clearance of consignment.

e. The Non Ferrous Metal Import Monitoring System (NFMIMS) will be effective from 12.04.2021 i.e. for Bills of Entry filed on or after 12.04.2021 for items listed at Annexure-I and Annexure-II to the Notification. The facility of online registration will be available with effect from 5th April 2021 at http://imports.gov.in.

Effect of the Notification: Import of specific items in Chapter-74 and Chapter-76 of ITC(HS) 2021 are subject to compulsory registration under Non Ferrous Metal Import Monitoring System (NFMIMS).

This issues with the approval of Minister of Commerce & Industry.

[F. No. 01/89/180/07/AM-20/PC-2(A)/E-19469]
AMIT YADAV, Director General of Foreign Trade
& Ex-officio Addl. Secy.

Annexure-I (Copper)

S.No. HS Code S.No. HS Code
1 74020010 24 74082290
2 74020090 25 74082990
3 74031100 26 74091100
4 74031300 27 74091900
5 74031900 28 74092100
6 74032100 29 74092900
7 74032290 30 74093100
8 74032900 31 74094000
9 74040012 32 74099000
10 74040022 33 74101100
11 74061000 34 74102100
12 74062000 35 74102200
13 74071020 36 74111000
14 74071030 37 74112100
15 74071090 38 74112900
16 74072110 39 74122019
17 74072120 40 74122090
18 74072190 41 74130000
19 74072990 42 74182010
20 74081190 43 74182020
21 74081910 44 74199100
22 74081990 45 74199930
23 74082190 46 74199990

Annexure-II (Aluminium)

S. No. HS Code S. No HS Code
1 76011010 23 76071190
2 76011040 24 76071910
3 76012010 25 76071991
4 76012020 26 76071994
5 76012090 27 76071999
6 76020010 28 76072090
7 76031010 29 76081000
8 76041010 30 76082000
9 76041020 31 76090000
10 76041031 32 76101000
11 76041039 33 76109010
12 76042100 34 76109020
13 76042930 35 76109030
14 76042990 36 76109090
15 76051100 37 76110000
16 76052990 38 76129090
17 76061190 39 76151021
18 76061200 40 76151029
19 76069190 41 76151030
20 76069210 42 76161000
21 76069290 43 76169990
22 76071110

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