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

Trade Notice No. 24/2018

Dated: 21st February, 2018

To,

1. All Exporters/Members of Trade

2. All Regional Authorities of the Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Subject: Information on details of shipping bills in cases where exporters who have inadvertently ticked “N” (for No) instead of “Y” (for Yes) in “Reward” column of shipping bills while filing the EDI shipping bills, but have declared the intent in the affirmative (in wordings) in the shipping bill

Representations have been received in this Directorate seeking extension of benefit of Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) to such cases/ shipping bills where exporters have inadvertently ticked “N’ (for No) instead of “Y’ (for Yes) in the “Reward” column of shipping bills while filing the EDI shipping bills, but have declared the intent in the affirmative (in wordings) on the shipping bills. In order to gauge the problem and the financial implications, following information is being asked for considering the matter.

2. It is requested that the exporters who have shipping bills which got ticked “N’ (for No) instead of “Y’ (for Yes) in “Reward” column of shipping bills while filing the EDI shipping bills, but have declared the intent in the affirmative (in wordings) on the shipping bills may send the details in excel format as in the table below by 31.03.2018 at the mail address: lokesh.hd@nic.in. While sending the details it may please be noted that the shipping bills which had a Let Export date from 01.10.2015 to 31.03.2016 only should be included. Also, shipping bills in which declaration of intent has been allowed by customs authorities later, by manual amendment or otherwise should be excluded from the table below.

Name of the Firm IEC Shipping
BillNumber
Let Export
date
Port of Export FOB value as per shipping bill

3.  This issues with the approval of the competent authority

(Lokesh H D )

Joint Director General of Foreign Trade

(Issued from F. No. 01/61/180/152/AM16/PC-3)

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One response to “Error in respect of Reward column in filing of EDI shipping bills- Reg.”

  1. R.M.KULKARNI says:

    when filing shipping bill in edi system and mentioned meis scheme is no insted of yes
    how the amendment in shipping bill or any certificae is issued by the custo authority pl give notification / instruction or any other documents
    to submit the custom authority

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