PUBLIC NOTICE NO. 28/(RE-2010)/2009-2014

NEW DELHI: DATED: 11/02/2011

Subject:- Amendment/modification of SION Nos. H-206 and A-1687.

In exercise of the powers conferred under Paragraph 2.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-14, the following amendments are made in the Handbook of Procedure Vol. II ( as stated in paragraph 1.1 of Vol.I):

1. In SION No. H-206 of Plastic Product Group (Product Code H), following amendments are carried out:

(A) In Import Items, Import Item No. 6 is amended to read as follows:

Import Item No. 6 Qty.
Antimony Trioxide OR Antimony Triacetate 0.00034 MT OR 0.00059 MT

 Rest of the items (either description or quantity permitted) remain same.

(B) Following notes are inserted:

Note 1: Import item at Serial Number 3 Isophthalic Acid can be replaced with Import item at Serial Number 1 Purified Terephthalic Acid upto a maximum of 0.045 MT. However, any increase / decrease in quantity of Isophthalic Acid will be adjusted from the quantity of Import item at Serial Number 1 Purified Terephthalic Acid and total quantity of Import item at Serial Number 1 Purified Terephthalic Acid and Import item at Serial Number 3 Isophthalic Acid will not exceed from the level of 0.8680 MT.

Note 2: Import item at Serial Number 4 Diethylene Glycol may be allowed upto a maximum of 0.01 MT from the existing level of 0.008 MT for each increased/decreased quantity of 0.001MT Diethylene Glycol; the quantity of 0.00032 MT of Import item at Serial Number 1. Purified Terephthalic Acid and 0.0065 MT of Import item at Serial Number 2 Ethylene Glycol/Monoethylene Glycol (MEG) be decreased / increased from the quantities allowed in SION.

 Effect of this amendment:

The exporter would be entitled for import of alternate Import Item namely Antimony Triacetate indicated at S.No. 6 of the amended SION No. H-206. The above facility has been extended subject to conditions vide Note 1 and 2 above. Allowing of alternate raw material would facilitate exporters for the manufacture of Polyester (PET) Chips for wide ranging applications depending upon the export requirement.

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1. In SION No. A-1687 of Chemical Product Group (Product Code: A), in the description of Export Product, Import Item No. 1 and Import Item No. 2(a) amendments are carried as described below (The other import items and their quantity remain unchanged):

Amendments in Export Product; Import Item No. 1 and Import Item No. 2(a):

(A) Export Product:

Export Product Qty.
General Purpose Metal or Plastic Fitted/ Metal or Plastic Bonded / Metal orPlastic Un-bonded Rubber Parts (Moulded / Extruded) including Engine Mounting and Automotive parts 1 kg

(B) S.No. 1 of Import Item:

Import Item No. 1 Qty.
Mild Steel Sheets/ Coil/ Plates/ Round /Strips



Relevant Plastic Parts of relevant shape and size

1.30 kg/kg content in export product



1.01 No./No. content in export product

(C) S.No. 2(a) of Import Item:

Import Item No. 2(a) Qty.
Relevant Natural Rubber/ Relevant Synthetic Rubber namely,EPDM/ SBR/PBR of relevant grade except SBR 1900 series i.e. HSR, depending upon the description of the product to be exported 0.63 kg/kg content of Rubber Compound in the export product

 Effect of this amendment:

Replacement of steel and aluminium automobile parts with engineering plastics would help in reducing weight of automobile parts which in turn would help in increasing fuel efficiency.


(Anup K. Pujari)

Director General of Foreign Trade

E-mail: dgft@nic.in

(Issued from F. No. 01/87/171/00003/AM11/DES-VII)

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