Import policy of some items classified under Chapter 41 and 43 of ITC (HS), 2017, Schedule – I (Import Policy) is amended from ‘prohibited’ to ‘free’ and new policy conditions added to Chapter 41 and 43.

MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
(Department of Commerce)
(DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF FOREIGN TRADE)
New Delhi, the 7th January, 2021

Notification No. 55/2015-2020-DGFT

Subject: Amendment in import policy and condition of items classified under Chapter 41 & 43 of ITC (HS), 2017, ScheduleI (Import Policy).

S.O. 75(E).In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 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 and conditions of items under Chapter 41 & 43 of ITC (HS), 2017, Schedule–I (Import Policy).

Exim Code Item Description Existing
Policy
Existing Policy
Condition
Revised Policy Revised Policy
Condition
41133000 Of reptiles Prohibited Imports are subject to Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 and CITES Free Imports are subject to Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 and CITES besides Policy condition No. 4 of the Chapter
43011000 Of mink, whole, with or without head, tail or paws Prohibited Imports are subject to
Wildlife (Protection)
Act, 1972 and CITES
Free Imports are subject to Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 and CITES besides Policy condition No. 3 of the Chapter
43016000 Of fox, whole, with or without head, tail or paws Prohibited Imports are subject to
Wildlife (Protection)
Act, 1972 and CITES
Free Imports are subject to Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 and CITES besides Policy condition No. 3 of the Chapter
43018000 Other fur skins, whole, with or without head, tail or paws Free However, import of fur of Chinchilla is Prohibited. Imports are subject to
Wildlife (Protection)
Act, 1972 and CITES
Free Imports are subject to Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 and CITES besides Policy condition No. 3 of the Chapter
43021100 Whole skins, with or without head, tail or paws, not assembled : – Of mink Prohibited Imports are subject to Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 and CITES Free Imports are subject to Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 and CITES besides Policy condition No. 3 of the Chapter

2. A new policy condition is added as Policy Condition No.4 in Chapter 41 & Condition No. 3 in Chapter 43 of ITC (HS), 2017, Schedule – I (Import Policy):

“Imports are subject to compliance with the health protocol for import of hides and skin or sanitary conditions as may be prescribed from time to time by Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying”

3. Effect of the Notification: Import policy of some items classified under Chapter 41 and 43 of ITC (HS), 2017, Schedule – I (Import Policy) is amended from “prohibited” to “free” and new policy conditions added to Chapter 41 and 43.

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

[F. No. 01/89/180/118/AM-02/PC-2(A)/E-1557]
AMIT YADAV, Director General of Foreign Trade
& Ex-officio Addl. Secy.

Note : The principal notification No. 36/2015-2020, dated the 17th January, 2017 was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary vide number S.O. 172 (E), dated the 17th January, 2017.

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