Notification No. 21 dated 28.07.2020 is amended to the extent that the export policy of 2/3 Ply Surgical masks, medical coveralls of all classes and categories (including medical coveralls for COVID-19) is amended from ‘Restricted’ to ‘Free’ category and these coveralls ( including gowns and aprons of all types) are now freely exportable. Medical goggles continue to remain in restricted category with monthly quota of 20 Lakh units and Nitrile/NBR gloves continue to remain prohibited.

The export policy of N-95/FFP2 masks or its equivalent masks is revised from “Prohibited” to “Restricted” category. A monthly export quota of 50 lakh units has been fixed for N-95/FFP2 masks or its equivalent, for issuing export licenses to eligible applicants as per the criteria to be separately issued in a Trade Notice.

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

Notification No. 29/2015-2020

Dated: 25th August, 2020

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

S.O. 2860(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. 21 dated 28.07.2020 amending the Schedule 2 of the ITC (HS) Export Policy 2018 related to the export of Personal Protection Equipments/Masks,as under:

Serial Number ITC HS Codes Description Export Policy Policy Condition
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 Free PPE medical coveralls are freely exportable.
2. Medical Goggles Restricted Monthly export quota of 20
Lakh units of Medical
Goggles
3. N95/FFP2 masks or its equivalent Restricted Monthly export quota of
50 Lakh units
4. All masks (Except N95/FFP2 masks or its equivalent) Free All masks (except N95/FFP2 masks or its equivalent) are freely exportable
5. Nitrile/NBR Gloves Prohibited
6. Face Shields Free Face Shields are freely
exportable

2, Effect of this Notification:

Notification No. 21 dated 28.07.2020 is amended to the extent that the export policy of 2/3 Ply Surgical masks, medical coveralls of all classes and categories (including medical coveralls for COVID-19) is amended from “Restricted” to “Free” category and these coveralls ( including gowns and aprons of all types) are now freely exportable. Medical goggles continue to remain in restricted category with monthly quota of 20 Lakh units and Nitrile/NBR gloves continue to remain prohibited.

The export policy of N-95/FFP2 masks or its equivalent masks is revised from “Prohibited” to “Restricted” category. A monthly export quota of 50 lakh units has been fixed for N-95/FFP2 masks or its equivalent, for issuing export licenses to eligible applicants as per the criteria to be separately issued in a Trade Notice.

(Arnit Yadav)
Director General of Foreign Trade
Ex-Officio Additional Secretary, Government of India
E-mail: [email protected]

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

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