Notification No. 14 dated 22.06.2020 is amended to the extent that only surgical drapes, isolation aprons, surgical wraps and X-Ray gowns are removed from prohibition under the medical coveralls of all classes and categories. All other items as described above, including other types of medical coveralls of all classes and categories, exported against the mentioned HS codes or falling under any other HS code, continue to remain prohibited for export, as part of prohibition on personal protection equipments.

Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Department of Commerce
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
Udyog Bhawan
New Delhi

Notification No. 20/2015-2020

New Delhi, Dated: 21st July, 2020

Subject: – Amendment in Export Policy of Personal Protection Equipment/Masks

S.O. (E) In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No. 22 of 1992), as amended, read with Para 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20, the Central Government hereby makes following amendment in the Notification No. 14 dated 22.06.2020 amending the Schedule 2 of the ITC (HS) Export Policy 2018 related to the export of Personal Protection Equipments as under:

Serial
Number
ITC HS
Codes
Description Export Policy
207 A 901850

901890

9020

392690

621790

630790

Following Personal Protection Equipments (PPEs) exported either as part of kits or as individual items –

1. Medical Coveralls of all Classes/Categories (except Surgical drapes, isolation aprons, surgical wraps and X ray gowns)

2. Medical Goggles

3. All masks other than non-medical/non-surgical masks (cotton, silk, wool, polyester, Nylon, Rayon, Viscose – Knitted, Woven or Blended)

4. Medical Nitrile/NBR Gloves

5. Face Shield

Prohibited

2. Effect of this Notification:

Notification No. 14 dated 22.06.2020 is amended to the extent that only surgical drapes, isolation aprons, surgical wraps and X-Ray gowns are removed from prohibition under the medical coveralls of all classes and categories. All other items as described above, including other types of medical coveralls of all classes and categories, exported against the mentioned HS codes or falling under any other HS code, continue to remain prohibited for export, as part of prohibition on personal protection equipments.

(Amit Yadav)
Director General of Foreign Trade
Ex-Officio Additional Secretary, Government of India
E-mail: dgft@nic.in

(Issued from File No. 01/91/180/21/AM20/EC/E-21933)

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