Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Department of Commerce
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi
Policy Circular No.19/2002-2007
All Licensing Authorities
All Commissioner of Customs
Subject: Classification of Mefloquine Hcl under ITS HS Classification for export of import items.
Representations have been received requesting for appropriate classification of the item “Mefloquine Hcl” which is a life saving drug used as anti-malarial.
2. The matter has been considered in consultation with Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals and keeping in view the molecular structure of the above mentioned drug it has been decided that the Mefloquine Hcl is classifiable under ITS HS Code No.29333990 and is freely importable as per the policy indicated against the entry.
3. This issues with the approval of Director General of Foreign Trade.