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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF FOREIGN TRADE

PUBLIC NOTICE NO. 16 (RE2012)/2009-14

DATED: 6th September, 2012

Subject: Corrections/Amendments in Appendix 37A and Appendix 37D of Handbook of Procedures Volume I.

In exercise of powers conferred under paragraph 2.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby makes the following corrections/amendments in the Handbook of Procedures Vol.1 (Appendices and Aayat Niryat Forms) 2009-2014 and Public Notice No. 3 dated 05.06.2012:

2. In Appendix 37A (VKGUY), S. No. 594 & VKGUY Product Code 594 under Table 2 appearing against the product description “SPILENTHUS CEOROSA (AKARKARA) is now corrected to read as S. No. 595 & VKGUY Product Code 595. There is no change in product description.

3. In Appendix 37D (FPS), S. No. 177 & FPS Product Code 177 and S. No. 473 & FPS Product Code 473 under Table 1 are missing. The entries are now corrected to read as under:

Sl. No. FPS

Product Code

ITC (HS)

Code

Description RATE PERCENTAGE BONUS BENEFIT
177 177 NIL NIL NIL NIL
473 473 NIL NIL NIL NIL

4. In Appendix 37D (FPS), S. No. 207 & FPS Product Code 207 under Table 1 appearing against the product description “Project Goods, covered by ITC HS Code 9801” is now corrected to read as S. No. 207A & FPS Product Code 207A.

5. In Appendix 37D (FPS), the description of S. No. 461 and FPS Product Code 461 is now corrected to read as “Other Derivatives of Pyradine” instead of “Methyl Diethanolamine”. The ITC (HS) Code 29333919 remains same.

6. Existing description of S. No. 476 of Table 1 of Appendix 37D requires corrections. The description is now corrected to read as under:

Table 1:
Sr. No. FPS Product Code ITC HS Code Existing Description Revised Description Effective Date
476 476 29420090 OTHER-BULK DRUG LORATADINE Others-Bulk Drugs/APIs including Loratadine 05.06.2012

7. S. No. 631 (ITC HS Code 50072090) in Table 1 in paragraph 3 of Public Notice No. 3 dated 05.06.2012 is deleted w.e.f. 05.06.2012 because ITC HS Code 5007 is already eligible for FPS benefit at S. No. 42 of Table 1 of Appendix 37D.

8. Existing description of S. No. 582 of Table 1 of Appendix 37D in paragraph 3 of Public Notice No. 3 dated 05.06.2012 requires corrections. The description in Public Notice No. 3 dated 05.06.2012 is now corrected to read as under:

Table 1:
Sr. No. FPS Product Code ITC (HS) Code Existing Description Revised Description Effective Date
582 582 40082190 OTHER: HIGH RESISTANCE TENSION TAPE/ SHEET OTHER: HEAT RESISTANCE TENSION TAPE/ SHEET 05.06.2012

9. Existing description of S. No. 257 of Table 1 of Appendix 37D in paragraph 5 of Public Notice No. 3 dated 05.06.2012 requires corrections. The description in Public Notice No. 3 dated 05.06.2012 is now corrected to read as under:

Table 1:
Sr. No. FPS Product Code ITC (HS) Code Existing Description Revised Description Effective Date
257 257 8518 PUBLIC ADDRESS SYSTEM MCROPHONES & STNDS THRFR; LOUDSPKR, W/N MNTD HEADPHONE, EARPHONE & COMBND MCROPHONE /SPKRSETS; AUDIO FRQNCY AMPLFYR; AND AMPLFYR SETS 05.06.2012

10. Though ITC HS Codes of the following items were renotified vide DGFT Notification No.94 (RE-2008)/2004-2009 dated 02.03.2009 and Notification No. 51/2009-2014 dated 08.07.2010, the corresponding entries in Appendix 37A and Appendix 37D were not modified. This is being done now in this Public Notice:

11. In Appendix 37A (VKGUY), the ITC (HS) Codes are being revised at column 4 of table below [existing codes are at column 3]:

Table 1
Sr.No. VKGUY Product Code Existing ITC (HS) Code Revised ITC (HS) Code Description Effective Date
1. 1 060310 06031100

06031200

06031300

06031400

06031900

CUT FLWRS & FLOWER BUDS SUITABLE FOR BOQETS OR ORNAMENTAL PURPOSES,FRESH 02.03.2009

Note: Shipping Bill containing the existing/revised ITC (HS) Codes would be eligible to claim benefit.

b. In Appendix 37D (FPS), the ITC (HS) Codes are being revised at column 4 of table below [existing codes are at column 3]:

Table 1:
Sr.No. FPS Product Code Existing ITC (HS) Code Revised ITC (HS) Code Description Effective Date
27 27 53051110 53050010 COIR BRISTLE FIBRE 02.03.2009
COIR BRISTLES FIBRE, COIR MATTRESS FIBRE, COIR SHORT FIBRE, COIR BIT FIBRE, DECORTICATED COIR FIBRE 08.07.2010
28 28 53051120 53050020 COIR MATTRESS FIBRE 02.03.2009
28 28 53050020 53050010 COIR MATTRESS FIBRE 08.07.2010
COIR BRISTLES FIBRE, COIR MATTRESS FIBRE, COIR SHORT FIBRE, COIR BIT FIBRE, DECORTICATED COIR FIBRE 08.07.2010
29 29 53051130 53050030 CURLED / MACHINE TWISTED COIR FIBRE 02.03.2009
31 31 53051190 53050090 OTHER: FIBRE PRODUCED FROM COCONUT HUSK BY MECHANICAL / MANUAL PROCESS 02.03.2009
34 34 53110029 53110015 OTHERS: WOVEN GEOTEXTILES OF COIR 08.07.2010
35 35 53079010 56079010 COIR, CORDAGES & ROPES, OTHER THAN OF COTTON 02.03.2009

Note: Shipping Bill containing the existing/revised ITC (HS) Codes would be eligible to claim benefit.

11. Effect of this Public Notice: While consolidating different items under Appendices certain errors have been noticed in terms of Sr. No., Product Description etc. These errors are being rectified. Secondly, due to harmonization of ITC (HS) Codes, new Codes with description have been mentioned which would be eligible for incentives under Appendix 37A & 37D.

(Anup K. Pujari)

Director General of Foreign Trade

dgft[at]nic[dot]in

[Issued from F.No.01/61/180/0050/AM13/PC3]

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