TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA EXTRORDINARY
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY
PUBLIC NOTICE No.17 (RE-2000) /1997-2002
NEW DELHI: the 30th June, 2000
Attention is invited to the provisions contained in paragraph 4.6 of the Handbook (Vol.1) which lays down inter-alia the categories of importers/exporters exempted from obtaining Importers-Exporters code (IEC) number. From 1st July, 2000, all importers/exporters shall be required to have a validated IEC number failing which no consignment shall be allowed by Customs.
In exercise of powers conferred under paragraph 4.11 of the Export and Import Policy, 1997-2002, as notified in the Gazette of India extraordinary, Part-II- Section 3 – Sub- section (ii) vide S.O No. 283(E) dated 31.3.97, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby makes the following amendment in the Handbook of Procedures (Vol.1)(RE-2000), 1997-2002. The following shall be added as sub-paragraph (vi) in paragraph 4.6 of Chapter-4.
(vi) The following permanent IEC numbers shall be used by the categories of importers/exporters mentioned against them for import/export purposes.
|Categories of importers/exporters|
|1.||0100000011||All Ministries/Departments of the Central Government and agencies wholly or partially owned by them.|
|2.||0100000029||All Ministries/Departments of the State Government and agencies wholly or partially owned by them|
|3.||0100000037||Diplomatic personnel, Counselor officers in India and the officials of the UNO and its specialised agencies.|
|4.||0100000045||Indians returning from/going abroad and claiming benefit under the Baggage Rules|
|5.||0100000053||Persons/Institutions/Hospitals importing or exporting goods for their personnel use not connected with trade or manufacture or agriculture.|
|6.||0100000061||Persons importing/exporting goods from/to Nepal provided the CIF value of a single consignment does not exceed Indian rupees 25000/-.|
|7.||0100000070||Persons importing/exporting goods from/to Myenmar through
Indo-Myenmar border areas provided the CIF value of a single consignment does not exceed Indian rupees 25000/-.
|9.||0100000096||Importers importing goods for display or use in fairs/exhibitions or similar events under the provisions of ATA carnet.|
|10||0100000100||Director, National Blood group reference laboratory, Bombay or their authorised offices.|
This issues in public interest.
Director General of Foreign Trade
Copy to all concerned,
By orders etc.
Dy.Director General of Foreign Trade