Circular No. 786/19/2004-CX
19th May, 2004.
F.No. 209 /59/2003-CX-6
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Excise & Customs
Subject:- Export Warehousing- extension of facility in the district of Indore -reg.
I am directed to refer to Board’s Circular No. 581/18/2001-CX dated 29th June, 2001 which interalia, specifies conditions, procedures, class of exporters and places under sub-rule (2) of rule 20 of Central Excise Rules, 2002 for warehousing of excisable goods for the purpose of export. In paragraph 2(2) of the said Circular, Board has specified places where warehouses may be established. Now, representations have been received from the trade as well as field formations to include the district of Indore in Madhya Pradesh in the list of places mentioned in the said Circular.
2. The matter has been examined. Board is of the view that extension of the facility of export warehousing to the district of Indore would facilitate the trade and industry. Accordingly, it is decided to amend paragraph 2(2) of the said Circular dated 29.6.2001 to include the district of Indore. The said paragraph shall now read as follows:
“(2) Places: The warehouses may be established and registered in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Ludhiana, Mumbai, the districts of Pune and Raigad in the state of Maharashtra, the district of East Midnapore in the state of West Bengal and the district of Indore in the state of Madhya Pradesh.”
3. Trade & field formations may please be informed suitably.
4. Receipt of the Circular may be acknowledged.
5. Hindi version will follow.
Neerav Kumar Mallick
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India