(To be published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary) (Part-I- Section-1)

Government of India

Ministry of Commerce & Industry Department of Commerce

Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Public Notice No.43 (RE: 2012)/2009-2014
New Delhi: Dated: 2nd January, 2013

Subject: Modification of SIONs at Sl No.C-1188,1206,1207,1208,1209,1314,1702 and 1971

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In exercise of the powers conferred under Paragraph 2.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-14 and Paragraph 1.1 of the Handbook of Procedures (Vol.1), the Directorate General of Foreign Trade hereby makes following amendment in Handbook of Procedure Vol.II (S ION Book):-

2. The description of import items in respect of following SIONs is amended as
under:-

S. No SION S.No. Export items Existing import items Amended import items
1 C- Silver Bearing 1 .Copper Scrap or 1. Copper Scrap or Copper
1188 Copper Copper Wire Bar Wire Bar
Strip/Sheets/Foil 2.Silver bullion of 2. Unwrought Silver of purity
Purity 99.99% 99.9% and above/
Silver Ingots of purity 99.9% and above/
Silver Bullion of purity 99.9% and above
2 C- Silver Cadmium Silver bullion Purity Unwrought Silver of purity
1206 Oxide Contact 99.9% 99.9% and above/
Silver Ingots of purity 99.9% and above/
Silver Bullion of purity 99.9% and above
3 C- Silver Graphite Silver bullion Purity Unwrought Silver of purity
1207 Contact 99.9% 99.9% and above/
Silver Ingots of purity 99.9% and above/
Silver Bullion of purity 99.9% and above
4 C- Silver Nickel 1 .Silver bullion 1 .Unwrought Silver of purity
1208 Contacts Purity 99.9% 99.9% and above/
2.Nickel 99.8% purity Silver Ingots of purity 99.9% and above/

Silver Bullion of purity 99.9% and above

2. Nickel 99.8% purity

5 C- Silver Tungsten 1 .Silver bullion 1. Unwrought Silver of purity
1209 Graphite Contact Purity 99.9% 99.9% and above/
2.Tungsten Graphite 99.95% purity Silver Ingots of purity 99.9% and above/
Silver Bullion of purity 99.9% and above
2. Tungsten Graphite 99.95% purity
C- Silver Brazing 1 .Silver Bullion 1 .Unwrought Silver of purity
6 1314 Alloy in the form (Minimum purity 99.9% and above/
of 99%) Silver Ingots of purity 99.9%
Strips/Wire/Powd 2. Copper (Minimum and above/
er/Foils/ purity 99%) Silver Bullion of purity 99.9%
Blanks/Discs/Pro 3. Zinc (Minimum and above
file/Sheet/Rod purity 99%) 2.Copper (Minimum purity
as per 4. Cadmium 99%)
ASTM/JIS/DIN/BI (Minimum purity 3. Zinc (Minimum purity 99%)
S/ 99%) 4. Cadmium (Minimum purity
IBS Standard or 5. Nickel (Minimum 99%)
equivalent Purity 99%) 5. Nickel (Minimum Purity
6. Tin (Minimum 99%)
Purity 99%) 6. Tin (Minimum Purity 99%)
7 C- Silver 1. Unwrought Silver 1. Unwrought Silver of purity
1702 Contacts/Silver having purity 99.9% and above/
Alloyed contacts more than 99.9% Silver Ingots of purity 99.9%
or Wire/Silver 2. Any other and above/
profiles relevant metal Silver Bullion of purity 99.9%
contacts/Silver (s)/ alloying and above
Bimetal metal(s) 2. Any other relevant metal
Contacts/Silver (s)/ alloying metal(s)
Bimetal
Profiles/Sheet
Contacts/Silver
Contacts on
Carrier/Silver
Alloyed Contacts on Carrier/Non‑
Ferrous Metal
Contacts.
8 C- Silver 1 .Silver Ingots Unwrought Silver of purity
1971 Targets/Discs 99.9% purity OR 99.9% and above/
99.9% purity Scrap Silver/Used Silver Ingots of purity 99.9%
Silver Targets/Discs and above/
Silver Bullion of purity 99.9% and above
OR
Scrap Silver/Used Silver
Targets/Discs

There is no change in description/quantity of export products or quantity of import items.

3. Effect of Public Notice:-

Different forms of silver have now been uniformly allowed as inputs for the export products in the above mentioned SIONs.

(Anup K. Pujari )
Director General of Foreign Trade
E-mail: dgft@nic.in

(Issued from File No. 01/81/162/82/AM12/DES-II)

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