GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
NEW DELHI

NOTIFICATION NO. 07/2015-2020, Dated: May 20, 2015

Subject: Amendment in import policy of fuels, incidental to the import of ship for ship breaking, under Chapter 27 of ITC (HS), 2012 – Schedule – 1 (Import Policy).

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, the Central Government hereby amends the Import Policy of fuels, incidental to the import of ship for ship breaking, under ITC (HS) code 2710 1930 and 2710 1940 of Chapter 27 of ITC (HS), 2012 – Schedule – 1 (Import Policy) as under:

ITC (HS) Code
Item
Existing Policy
Existing Policy Condition
Revised Policy Condition
2710 1930
High speed diesel (HSD)
State Trading Enterprise
Import as per Policy Condition (5) below.
Import as per Policy Condition (5) below. However, import of HSD, brought on board in old ships / vessels which are meant for breaking, whether within vessel’s machinery/engine or outside (as remnant fuel) and is incidental to such ships / vessels, is “free”.
2710 1940
Light diesel oil (LDO)
State Trading Enterprise
Import allowed through IOC subject to para 2.11 of Foreign Trade Policy.
Import allowed through IOC subject to para 2.20 of Foreign Trade Policy (2015-20). However, import of LDO, brought on board in old ships / vessels which are meant for breaking, whether within vessel’s machinery/engine or outside (as remnant fuel) and is incidental to such ships / vessels, is “free”.

2. Effect of this Notification: Import of High Speed Diesel (HSD) and Light diesel oil (LDO), brought on board in the old ships / vessels for purpose of breaking, and which are incidental to such ships / vessels, is “free”.

[Issued from File No.IPC/4/5/ (684)/97-02/PC-2 (A)]

(Pravir Kumar)
Director General of Foreign Trade

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