Relaxation of import provisions under Notification No. 20/2015-20 dated 24.08.2021 to allow import of remaining quantity of 5.50 Lakh MT of crushed & de-oiled GM soya cake upto 30.9.2022 or until further orders, whichever is earlier. Bill of lading of such import consignments to be on or before 30.9.2022 and “Out of Charge” of such consignments to be authorised by customs on or before 31.12.2022.
Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Department of Commerce
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
New Delhi, Dated: 2nd May, 2022
Subject: Extension of relaxation of the Provisions under Notification 20/2015-20 dated 24.08.2021
S.O.2053(E): In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 and Section 5 of FT(D&R) Act, 1992 read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP), 2015-2020, as amended from time to time, the Central Government hereby amends the DGFT Notification No. 20/2015-20 dated 24.08.2021 read with Notification 23/2015-20 dated 03.09.2021, Notification No. 26/2015-20 dated 13.09.2021, Notification 32/2015-20 dated 25.09.2021 and Notification 36/2015-20 dated 08.10.2021 as under:
i. For import of remaining Quantities of 5.5 Lakh MTs the last date of imports is extended to 30th September 2022, or until further orders, whichever is earlier. The import of given consignments may be considered for Bill of Lading or Lorry Receipt dated on or before 30th September, 2022. Furthermore, ‘Out of charge’ may be authorised by the Customs Authorities on or before 31st December, 2022.
ii. It is reiterated that import is allowed only through the (8) ports as notified earlier i.e., Nhava Sheva Port (INNSA1), LCS Petrapole (INPTPB), Mumbai Sea Port (INBOM1), Tuticorin Sea Port (INTUT1), Vishakhapatnam Sea Port (INVTZ1), Ghojadanga LCS (INGJXB), Kolkata (INCCU1) and Ranaghat Railway Station (INRNG2).
iii. Strict monitoring of import quantity to be ensured by Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying (DAH&D) so that the mandated quantity of 5.50 lakh MT is not breached.
2. Effect of the Notification:
Relaxation of import provisions under Notification No. 20/2015-20 dated 24.08.2021 to allow import of the remaining quantity of 5.50 Lakh MT upto 30.9.2022 or until further orders, whichever is earlier. Bill of lading of such import consignments to be on or before 30.9.2022 and “Out of Charge” of such consignments to be authorised by customs on or before 31.12.2022.
This issues with the approval of the Minister of Commerce & Industry.
(Santosh Kumar Sarangi)
Director General of Foreign Trade &
Ex- officio Addl. Secretary to the Government of India
Email: [email protected]
(Issued from F. No. M-5012/300/2002/PC-201/Part-VI/E-9019)