Government of India
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
Udyog Bhavan, New Delhi
Policy Circular No. 42 (RE-2005)/2004-09
Dated, the 14th December, 2005
All Licensing Authorities
All Custom Authorities
Subject:-Temporary suspension of Pre-shipment Inspection (PSI) Agencies listed under Appendix – V of the Handbook of Procedures.
Attention is invited to Policy Circular No.32 (RE-2005)/2004-09 dated 21.11.2005 vide which it has been decided not to accept the Pre-shipment Inspection (PSI) Certificate issued by the agencies listed therein until a thorough investigation of the matter has been undertaken and conclusions are arrived at by following due process.
A clarification has been sought by the trade & industry on whether the temporary suspension mentioned in Policy Circular No.32 dated 21.11.2005 is applicable to all offices of the Agency mentioned therein.
It is hereby clarified that the Policy Circular No.32 dated 21.11.2005 is applicable only to the particular branch of the Pre-shipment Inspection Agency mentioned therein. The temporary suspension will not be applicable to other branches / head office of the Agency.
Joint Director General of Foreign Trade
(Issued from F. No. 01/94/162/1352/AM05/PC- I(B