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Government of India
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Department of Commerce
Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Public Notice No. 47/2015-2020

New Delhi 6th December, 2017

In exercise of powers conferred under Paragraph 1.03 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby notifies new Appendices 5 E (Computation of Annual Average Export Obligation under EPCG Scheme) and 5 F (List of Capital Goods not permitted/ permitted subject to specific conditions for import under EPCG Scheme) of FTP 2015-20, as contained in Annexure to this Public Notice.

Effect of this Public Notice: New Appendices 5 E and 5 F of FTP 2015-20, are being notified.

(Alok Vardhan Chaturvedi)
Director General of Foreign Trade
e-mail: dgft@nic.in

(Issued from F. No. 18/03/AM-15/P-5)

APPENDIX- 5 E

COMPUTATION OF ANNUAL AVERAGE EXPORT OBLIGATION UNDER EPCG SCHEME (PARA 5.04 (b) OF FOREIGN TRADE POLICY 2015.20 READ WITH PARA 5.12 OF HBP 2015-20).

The average Export Obligation under EPCG scheme shall be fixed as under:

(i) In respect of EPCG authorizations issued to an applicant during a licensing year, the Average Export Obligation will be same for same and similar products. While calculating Average Export Obligation, exports counted/being counted for fulfilling specific EO against EPCG Authorizations within valid EO Period (whether original or extended) that have been made in the preceding 3 years will not be taken into account.

(ii) If an applicant has been in existence for more than 3 years, the exports in each of the past 3 years (even if for some years, it may be zero) are aggregated and the aggregate export is divided by 3.

(iii) If an applicant has been in existence for less than 3 years, the denominator in the above calculation will be the number of year and not 3. The following table illustrates the fixation of average Export Obligation (in case a firm/company has applied for EPCG authorizations in the year 2017-18).

Firm/ Company in existence for more than 1 year but less than 2 years
 Year 1 (2016- 17) Year (2015- 2016) Average Export Obligation
Exports Nil Not Applicable Nil
X Not Applicable X11
Firm/ Company in existence for more than 2 year but less than 3 years
Year 1 (2016- 17) Year 2 (2015- 2016) Average Export Obligation
Exports Nil Nil Nil
Nil X X/2
X Y X+Y12

APPENDIX- 5 E

LIST OF CAPITAL GOODS NOT PERMITTED/ PERMITTED FOR IMPORT SUBJECT TO SPECIFIC CONDITIONS UNDER THE EPCG SCHEME

(PLEASE SEE PARA 5.01 OF FTP 2015-20)

Sr. No. Name of Item Import ability under EPCG Scheme
1. Cables Permitted only as an integral part of Capital Goods.
2. Railway wagons (excluding specialized wagons) Not permitted
3. Tractors Not permitted.
4. Trucks / Tippers I Dumpers and spares thereof including tyres. Permitted only to mining sector.
5. Motor Cars, Sports utility Vehicle / All purpose vehicles Not permitted.
6. Airport Ground Handling Equipments Not permitted.
7. Furniture, carpets, crockery, marble, chandelier, tiles, flooring, doors for rooms, fixing panels. Permitted only to Hotel Industry.
8. Construction equipments viz. Cranes etc. Permitted only for providing services.
9. All construction material like sheds, cement, steel. Not permitted.
10. Computers and printers Not permitted.
11 All Second Hand Capital Goods Not permitted.
12. Capital Goods (including Captive plants and Power Generator Sets of any kind) for export of electrical energy (power); Supply of electrical energy (power) under Chapter 7; Supply of power (energy) in their own unit, and Supply/ export of electricity
transmission services.
Not permitted

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