OFFICE OF THE ADDITIONAL DIRECTOR GENERAL OF FOREIGN TRADE
NISHTHA BHAWAN, SIR VITHALDAS THACKERSEY MARG, CHURCHGATE,
MUMBAI – 400 020
Trade Notice No. 1/2015-16
Date- 1st June , 2015
Subject : Formulation of Committee on Quality Complaints & Trade Dispute (CQCTD)
As per Para 8.01 of the Handbook of Procedures of the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020, a Committee on Quality Complaints & Trade Dispute (CQCTD) is herewith constituted w.e.f. 1st June, 2015 in the office of the Additional Director General of Foreign trade, Mumbai. The purpose of the Committee is to effectively deal with trade disputes and complaints regarding quality.
The jurisdiction of this Committee (CQCTD) would extend to Zonal DGFT, Mumbai, RA Nagpur and RA Panjim. The Committee on Quality Complaints & Trade Dispute (CQCTD) is formulated herewith with the following members :
|2.||Representative from Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)||:||Member|
|3.||Representative from APEDA||:||Member|
|4.||Representative from concerned bank
(The representatives will vary as per the issues involved)
|5.||Representative from FIEO/EPCs
(The representatives will vary as pr the issues involved)
|6.||Representatives from Export Inspection Agency||:||Member|
|7.||Nominee of Director of Industries of Government of Maharashtra.||:||Member|
|8.||Nominee of Development Commissioner of MSME, Maharashtra||:||Member|
|9.||Dr. Praveen Kumar, Astt. DGFT.,Mumbai||:||Member Secretary|
|10.||Any other agency as co-opted by Chairperson||:||Member|
The Committee (CQCTD) would look into any application for investigation of quality complaints and/or other trade disputes which are filed in the office of Zonal DGFT, Mumbai/RA Nagpur and RA Panjim in the format given in ANF 8 of Appendices and Aayaat Niryaat Forms which are duly supported by self-attested copies of relevant documents.
Further, complaints can also be filed online on DGFT website www.dgft.gov.in. The online complaints pertaining to the jurisdiction of the above Committee (CQCTD formulated above) will be forwarded by the Nodal officer in DGFT to the Addl. DGFT, Mumbai for examination and appropriate action.
The Committee (CQCTD) would investigate on the quality complaint and/or other trade disputes and after giving due opportunity of hearing to both sides, arrive at a conclusion to resolve the matter and the Committee (CQCTD)/RA will take action as considered appropriate.
Mechanism in resolving quality complaint and trade dispute
The mechanism in resolving quality complaint and trade dispute is given in Para 8.04 of Handbook of Procedures of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020. For the interest of trade, the entire procedure is being elucidated as follows regarding quality or other trade disputes.
The above Trade Notice is issued herewith for the benefit of trade.
(Dr. Kavita Gupta)
Additional Director General of Foreign Trade