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DGFT: Abject Failure to comply with Parliament mandate is killing the nation

DGFT : Explore the dire consequences of DGFTs inefficiency in issuing SCOMET licenses. Learn how delays are harming exporters and undermi...

April 8, 2024 318 Views 0 comment Print

DGFT Extends RoDTEP Benefits to AA, EOU & SEZ Units

DGFT : Foreign Trade Policy update: DGFT extends RoDTEP benefits to AA, EOU, and SEZ units vide Notification No. 70/2023, dated March 8, ...

March 9, 2024 1149 Views 0 comment Print

Advance Authorization for import without BIS ISI certificate

DGFT : Explore how manufacturers can import goods for export production without a BIS certificate through Advance Authorization, ensuring...

March 8, 2024 942 Views 0 comment Print

Standard Input Output Norms (SION) for Customs under DGFT

DGFT : Explore Standard Input Output Norms (SION) by DGFT for customs, their purpose, components, and how to access them. Learn about Nor...

March 6, 2024 702 Views 0 comment Print

Impact of Non-Tariff Barriers on Utilisation of Foreign Trade Agreements

DGFT : Explore the challenges posed by non-tariff barriers on Indian exporters, including compliance costs, administrative burdens, and c...

January 31, 2024 393 Views 0 comment Print


Latest News


DGFT Partners with DHL to enable MSMEs to explore international markets

DGFT : Read about the collaboration between DGFT and DHL to boost Indian e-commerce exports. Learn how this MoU signing aims to empower M...

March 14, 2024 246 Views 0 comment Print

Revamped eBRC System of DGFT

DGFT : Explore the enhanced eBRC system by DGFT, revolutionizing export processes. Self-certification, paperless generation, and benefits...

February 28, 2024 1074 Views 0 comment Print

Handbook on India’s Strategic Trade Control System January 2024

DGFT : Explore India strategic trade controls, SCOMET list, and international commitments. Learn how the nation balances security and inn...

February 28, 2024 204 Views 0 comment Print

E-Commerce Exports Handbook for MSMEs

DGFT : Explore the E-Commerce Exports Handbook for MSMEs leveraging DGFT Initiatives. Learn about strategies, regulations and opportuniti...

December 30, 2023 945 Views 0 comment Print

Year End Review 2023: Ministry of Commerce & Industry’s Foreign Trade Policy 2023

DGFT : Explore the highlights of Ministry of Commerce & Industry's Year End Review 2023, including the launch of Foreign Trade Policy 202...

December 20, 2023 345 Views 0 comment Print


Latest Judiciary


Bombay HC Directs Joint Meeting between customs & DGFT authorities to Resolve Exporters’ Issues

DGFT : Bombay High Court resolves Tru-Sprag Freewheels Pvt Ltd vs. Union of India case, directing customs and DGFT to rectify exporters' ...

June 25, 2023 402 Views 0 comment Print

DGFT: Why idiocy remains the hallmark functionally

DGFT : Uncover the challenges exporters face with DGFT in the facilitation process. Explore a case study from Vadodara RA, shedding light...

January 26, 2023 3618 Views 7 comments Print

SC Sustains Imposition of Restrictions on Import of Peas & Pulses

DGFT : Union of India Vs Agricas LLP and Others etc. (Supreme Court) In the instant case, the Writ Petition is filed by challenging the i...

September 14, 2020 1083 Views 0 comment Print

DGFT cannot Restriction Advance Authorisation through Public Notice

DGFT : The issue under consideration is whether the Public notice issued by DGFT for restricting the issuance of Advance Authorisation is...

February 11, 2020 2511 Views 0 comment Print

Review Petition admitted as assessments u/s. 158BC & 158BD were completed by same officer

Income Tax : If the claim of the Revenue that both the assessments were completed by the same officer one under s. 158BC and the other under s....

April 13, 2013 565 Views 0 comment Print


Latest Notifications


Implementation of Melon Seeds Import Monitoring System (MS-IMS)

DGFT : Stay compliant with Melon Seeds Import Monitoring System (MS-IMS) procedures. Learn how to register online and ensure smooth impor...

April 10, 2024 120 Views 0 comment Print

Modification of SION E-124 for export of refined Sunflower Oil (Edible Grade)

DGFT : Stay updated on the amendment of SION E-124 by the DGFT for refined sunflower oil exports. Learn about the revised import entitlem...

April 10, 2024 75 Views 0 comment Print

Amendment in Import Policy Condition for Melon Seeds

DGFT : Check the latest amendment by Ministry of Commerce & Industry, allowing free import of Melon Seeds from May 1, 2024, with specific...

April 5, 2024 177 Views 0 comment Print

Extension in import period for Yellow Peas under ITC (HS) Code 07131010

DGFT : Read about the amendment in import policy conditions for Yellow Peas under ITC(HS) Code 07131010 by the Government of India's Mini...

April 5, 2024 159 Views 0 comment Print

Supply of essential commodities allowed to Maldives during 2024-25

DGFT : Notification No. 03/2023 by DGFT permits export of essential commodities like eggs, rice, and sand to Maldives for 2024-25, exempt...

April 5, 2024 231 Views 0 comment Print


Amendment in General Authorization for Export of Chemicals & Related Equipment

June 19, 2023 1038 Views 0 comment Print

DGFT has issued a public notice amending Handbook of Procedures (HBP) 2023 to revise procedure for General Authorization for Export of Chemicals and related Equipment (GAEC).

Updated List of Countries Exempted from Azo Dyes Testing in Textiles: DGFT

June 14, 2023 8952 Views 0 comment Print

DGFT Public Notice No. 14/2023, amends list of countries exempted from Azo Dyes testing in textiles and textile articles under Appendix 2X of FTP, 2023

Amendment in Copra Import Policy under ITC (HS) Code 12030000

June 14, 2023 999 Views 0 comment Print

Recent changes in the import policy and conditions of Copra under ITC (HS) Code 12030000, as per the DGFT Notification No. 11/2023.

DGFT Announces New Import Guidelines for Watermelon Seeds until October 2023

June 8, 2023 3393 Views 0 comment Print

Latest updates on Directorate General of Foreign Trade’s rules and procedures for import of watermelon seeds, effective until October 2023.

Imports under Advance Authorization Scheme – DGFT advisory

June 8, 2023 1137 Views 0 comment Print

All imports made under Advance Authorization Scheme on or after 13.10.2017 & upto and including 09.01.2019 which could not meet the pre-import condition may be regularized by making payments

Amendment in Import Policy Condition 6 (Pet Coke)

June 2, 2023 1275 Views 0 comment Print

DGFT issued a notification amending the Import Policy Condition 6 (Pet Coke) under Chapter 27 of Schedule-I (Import Policy) of ITC (HS) 2022. The amendment allows the import of pet coke for specific industries such as cement, lime kiln, calcium carbide, gasification, and graphite electrode industries, on an actual user basis for use as feedstock […]

DGFT enables online appointment for virtual meeting/personal hearing

May 31, 2023 1290 Views 0 comment Print

DGFT introduced online facility for exporters to request appointments for virtual meetings or personal hearings. This initiative aims to provide proactive support and assistance to exporters and enhance trade facilitation. Exporters can apply for the virtual meeting facility through the DGFT website, and the concerned officers at DGFT Regional Authorities will provide suitable timings and […]

Amendment in Export Policy of Rice (Basmati & Non-Basmati) to European Countries

May 29, 2023 1584 Views 0 comment Print

DGFT issued Notification No. 09/2023 dated 29th May, 2023. The notification pertains to an amendment in the policy conditions of SI.No. 55 and 57, Chapter 10 Schedule-2, ITC(HS) Export Policy, 2018. According to the notification, the Central Government has amended the existing entries of Chapter 10 at Sl. No. 55 and 57 related to the […]

Syncing of ITC (HS), 2022- Schedule-1 (Import Policy) with Finance Act 2023

May 29, 2023 2097 Views 0 comment Print

ITC (HS) 2022, (Schedule-I) Import Policy is amended in sync with the Finance Act, 2023 and Foreign Trade Policy, 2023. This shall come into force with immediate effect.

DGFT amends Interest Equalisation Scheme Cap Subvention Amount

May 25, 2023 2058 Views 0 comment Print

Government issued a trade notice announcing an amendment to the Interest Equalisation Scheme (IES). The IES has been extended until March 31, 2024, as per the notification from the Reserve Bank of India. The amendment, which is effective immediately, introduces a cap of Rs. 10 crore per Importer Exporter Code (IEC) on the annual net […]