Trade Notice 24 dated 20th March, 2012
Members of Trade
All Regional Authorities of DGFT
Subject : Scrutiny and revalidation of Registration Certificates(RCs) for export of cotton.
Through Public Notice No. 102 dated 16.03.2012 procedure for scrutiny and revalidation of Registration Certificates(RCs) for export of cotton were notified. Last date stipulated in this Public Notice for submission of applications for revalidation of RCs with the concerned RAs is Thursday, 22nd March, 2012. It is expected that the trade would have taken expeditious action for submitting the applications.
2. Government has decided that priority in scrutiny and revalidation should be accorded to the cotton consignments that were handed over to customs till 2400 hours on Sunday, 04 March, 2012, when the prohibition had come into force. Greater priority will be accorded to cases pertaining to Land Custom Stations (LCS) on Indo-Pakistan, Indo-Bangladesh and Indo-Nepal border to ease congestion there.
3. Exporters covered in the cases described above may communicate as such to the RAs concerned. Such RC holders are encouraged to mark a copy of their application made to the RAs also to the DGFT (HQ), by e-mail [addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com with the subject header “Consignments handed over to the customs or Consignments for export through LCS—–“ as the case may be].
4. It is reiterated that export would be permitted only after revalidation of RCs.
Deputy Director General of Foreign Trade
(F.No : 01/91/180/1194/AM10/EC)