Public Notice No.17/2009-2014 (RE- 2010), The 6th December, 2010
Subject: Amendment in Paragraph 2.27 of Handbook of Procedures, Vol.I, 2009-2014(RE 2010) regarding import of samples.
In exercise of the powers conferred under Paragraph 2.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-14, the following amendment is being made in Para 2.27 of Handbook of Procedures, Vol. I, 2009-2014(RE 2010) in view of Customs Notification No. 16 dated 27.02.2010:
|Paragraph||Existing Text||Amended Text|
|Second sub-para of Para 2.27 of HBP Vol.I 2009-14||Duty free import of samples upto Rs. 100,000 for all exporters (Rs 3,00,000 for gems and jewellery sector) shall be allowed as per terms and conditions of Customs Notification.||Duty free import of samples upto Rs. 3,00,000 for all exporters shall be allowed as per terms and conditions of Customs Notification.|
Effect of Public Notice
(I) All the exporters will be able to import duty free samples upto Rs.3,00,000/-. Earlier only gems and jewellery sector was allowed this benefit, for the rest the limit was Rs. 1,00,000/-
(II) This harmonises the HBP with Customs notification of 27.2.2010.
(Anup K. Pujari)
Director General of Foreign Trade
E-mail: [email protected]
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