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Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry

Department of Commerce
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi

Public Notice No. 31/2015-2020

Dated the 28th October, 2021

Subject : Amendment in Para 2.107 (TRQ under FTA/CECA) of Handbook of Procedure 2015-2020.

File No. 01/93/180/63/AM-21/PC-2[B]/e- 27749.- In exercise of powers conferred under paragraph 1.03 and 2.04 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade hereby makes following amendments in the Public Notice No. 23/2015-20 dated 7th September, 2021 and No. 24/2015-20 dated 17th September 2021 regarding procedure for import of items under Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) under India – Mauritius Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA) in accordance with Table 4 of Notification No. 51/2021-Customs dated 22.10.2021 as under:

Description HS No. In/out of quota rate (%)as per WTO In-quota Tariff rate Notification Tariff Rate Quota Quantity
Tunas 16041410 0% No. 51/2021- Customs dated 22nd October, 2021. 7000 tons
combined for
all goods
Other 16041490 0%
Other prepared or preserved fish 16042000 0%
In containers holding 2 I or less: —-Rum 22084011 0% 1.50 million litres combined for all goods
In containers holding 2 1 or less: —-Other 22084012 0%
Other: —- Rum 22084091 0%
Other: —- other 22084092 0%
# Imports will be permitted subject to the arrangements /procedure as laid down in Annexure-III of Appendix-2A of FTP 2015-20.

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2. The revised Annexure III of Appendix -2A of FTP 2015-20 is enclosed at Annexure to this Public Notice.

3. The applications for grant of TRQ authorization for the current financial year 2021­-22 only shall be submitted through the DGFT website (www.dgft.gov.in) upto 31″ December 2021, with other modalities being the same.

4. Effect of this Public Notice:

TRQ quantity for the items listed in Table 4 of Notification No. 51/2021-Customs dated 22.10.2021 on India-Mauritius CECPA has been revised. The date for submission of online applications with DGFT has been extended from 31.10.2021 to 31.12.2021

(Amit Yadav)
Director General of Foreign Trade &

Ex- officio Addl. Secretary to the GoI
Email: [email protected],nic.in

[Issued from File No. 01/93/180/63/AM-21/PC-2[B]/e- 27749]

Annexure-III to Appendix-2A

Imports of Items under the TRQ of the India- Mauritius CECPA
[DGFT Public Notice No. 31/2015-20 dated 28.10.2021]

(i) The total quantum of items that can be imported under India- Mauritius CECPA shall be as follows :

S.No ITC (HS) Code Description Tariff Rate Quota Quantity
(1) (2) (3) (4)
1. 06031900 Fresh : — Other 15 tons
2. 08043000 Pineapples 1000 tons
3. 08109060 Lichi 250 tons
4. 09051000 Vanilla : Neither crushed nor ground 15 tons
5. 09052000 Vanilla : Crushed or ground 1 ton
6. 16041410 Tunas 7000 tons combined for all goods
7.   16041490 Other
8.   16042000 Other prepared or preserved
fish
9. 17011490 Specialty Sugar 15000 tons
10. 22030000 Beer made from malt. 2,000,000 litres
11. 22060000 Fruit Wine: Other fermented beverages (for example, cider, perry, mead, sake); mixtures of fermented beverages and mixtures of fermented beverages and non-alcoholic beverages, not e
elsewhere specified or included.
5000 litres
12.   22084011 In containers holding 21 or 1
ess: —-Rum
1.50 million litres
combined for all goods
13.   22084012 In containers holding 21or 1
ess: —-Other
14.   22084091 Other: —- Rum
15. 22084092 Other: —- other
16 6102; 6103; 6104;
6105; 6106;
6109;6110; 6111;
6112 and
6203; 6304
Articles of Apparel and Clothing Accessories.* 7.5 million pieces*
*

*Details of the HS Codes as in Table 3 of the Customs Notification mentioned above

** Out of total quota of 7.5 million pieces, at least 5 million pieces of aggregate of all such items should have been manufactured from yarn/fabric sourced from India.

ii. These imports will be permitted subject to the following arrangements/ procedure:-

a. Import would be subject to Government of India, Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) Notification No. 25/2021-Customs dated the 31St March, 2021 (as amended form time to time) relating to India-Mauritius CECPA.

b. All applications must accompany a pre-purchase agreement from one of the eligible exporters of specified items in Mauritius. The pre-purchase agreement must indicate the quantity and the duration of fulfillment of the The list of eligible exporting entities of the item from Mauritius shall be decided by the Government of Mauritius.

c. At the time of clearance of the import consignment, the importer in India must produce a Certificate of Origin issued by concerned authorities in Mauritius.

d. The year in respect of these imports will be the period from 1s‘ April to 31st March, i.e. financial year in

e. All applications for grant of TRQ authorizations shall be submitted online through the DGFT website (www.dgft.gov.in). No physical copies of the application are required to be submitted.

f. Allocation will be made equally among the eligible applicant subject to quantity The application in ANF 2M and ANF1 along with the requisite fee is required to be filed online. The application should be sent by 28th February of the financial year, for allocation in the next financial year. However, for the current Financial Year 2021-22, applications are invited by 31s` December 2021 with other modalities remaining the same.

g. The TRQ authorisation shall contain the name and address of the importer, Importer -Exporter Code (IEC), Customs notification number, tariff item as applicable, quantity and validity period of the

h. The TRQ authorisation shall be issued electronically by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade and transmitted to Indian Customs EDI System (ICES).

i. Imports made against the TRQ shall be allowed only upon debiting electronically in the ICES system.

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