PUBLIC NOTICE NO. 82/2009-14, DATED: 16th July 2010
In exercise of powers conferred under paragraph 2.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby makes the following amendments, in the Handbook of Procedures (vol.1) 2009-2014:-
“For products/markets listed in Appendix 37A, 37C, 37D that are eligible for benefit under Chapter 3 of FTP, exporters shall declare their intention to claim benefit by stating in all categories of Shipping Bills as under:
‘I/We, hereby, declare that I/We shall claim the benefits, as admissible, under Chapter 3 of FTP’.
This declaration shall also be required on export shipments under any of the Schemes of Chapter 4 or Chapter 5 or Chapter 6 of FTP as well as on Bills of Exports filed for Supply to SEZ. No claim under Chapter 3 shall be admissible without this declaration. However, Schemes names are not required to be mentioned in the declaration of intent.
Further, for products / markets notified during the year, the declaration of intent shall be necessary for exports under all categories of Shipping Bills only after a grace period of one month from the date of relevant Public Notice which notifies such product / market. For exports made prior to date of notification (i.e. the date of the relevant Public Notice which notified such product / market), such a declaration will not be required since export shipments have already taken place.”
This issues in public interest.
Director General of Foreign Trade
Ex-officio Special Secretary to Government of India
(Issued from F.No.01/91/180/1582/AM10/PC-3)