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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


Extension of validity of Pre-Shipment Inspection Agency (PSIAs) upto 31.12.2022

November 30, 2022 456 Views 0 comment Print

The validity of recognition of the Pre-Shipment Inspection Agency (PSIAs) included in Appendix 2G of Appendices and Aayat Niryat Forms (A & ANF) of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 which arc completing their original tenure of three years as on 03.12.2022 is extended upto 31.12.2022.

DFGT amends Appendix 3 (SCOMET items) to Schedule- 2 of ITC (HS)

November 30, 2022 2760 Views 0 comment Print

Annual SCOMET Update – 2022 has been notified to amend Appendix 3 (SCOMET Items) to Schedule-2 of ITC (HS) Classification of Export and Import Items, 2018 vide Notification No. 46/2015-2020|Dated: 30th November, 2022 Government of India Ministry of Commerce & Industry Department of Commerce Directorate General of Foreign Trade Vanijya Bhawan New Delhi Notification No. 46/2015-2020|Dated: […]

Incorporation of new policy condition against Organic Non-Basmati Broken Rice

November 29, 2022 1578 Views 0 comment Print

Export of Organic Non-basmati rice, including Organic Non-basmati broken rice, will be governed as per provisions under Notification No.03/2015-2020 dated 19th April, 2017 – Notification No. 45/2015-2020-DGFT | Dated:  29th November, 2022.  Government of India Department of Commerce Directorate General of Foreign Trade Vanijya Bhawan, New Delhi Notification No. 45/2015-2020-DGFT | Dated:  29th November, 2022 Subject: […]

Export of wheat flour (atta) allowed under Advance Authorization Scheme

November 25, 2022 1959 Views 0 comment Print

The SION-El 10 stands deleted. The export of wheat flour (atta) is allowed under Advance Authorization Scheme. Accordingly, a new SION has been notified and import of ‘Wheat’ is placed under Appendix 4J with pre-import condition. Domestic procurement is not allowed in case of such Advance Authorization. Government of India Ministry of Commerce and Industry […]

Description of export & import item of SION J-222 in Textile Product Group amended

November 25, 2022 1251 Views 0 comment Print

The description of export item and import item of SION J-222 in Textile Product Group stands amended with immediate effect vide Public Notice No. 37/2015-2020-DGFT Dated 25th November, 2022. Government of India Ministry of Commerce and Industry Department of Commerce Directorate General of Foreign Trade Vanijya Bhawan, New Delhi Public Notice No. 37/2015-2020-DGFT Dated 25th November, […]

One-time relaxation for submission of hard copy of applications for claiming TMA

November 25, 2022 1152 Views 0 comment Print

One-time relaxation for submission of hard copy of applications for claiming assistance under the erstwhile ‘Transport and Marketing Assistance (TMA) for Specified Agriculture Products’ Scheme (foreclosed by Department of Commerce w.e.f. 31.03.2021)

List of product groups showing percentage decline in exports during 2021-22

November 17, 2022 801 Views 0 comment Print

All Regional Offices are requested to re-fix the Annual average export obligation for EPCG Authorizations for the year 2021-22 Reduction, if ally, in the EO should be appropriately endorsed in the licence file of the Office of RA as also in the amendment sheet to be issued to the EPCG Authorisation holder.

Odisha govt allowed time upto 06.10.2023 to finalize modalities for export of Red Sanders Heart Wood in log form

November 17, 2022 276 Views 0 comment Print

Forest Environment & Climate Change Department, Government of Odisha has been allowed time upto 06.10.2023 to finalize the modalities for export of the Red Sanders Heart Wood in log form. Government of India Ministry of Commerce and Industry Department of Commerce Directorate General of Foreign Trade New Delhi Notification No: 44/2015-2020-DGFT | Dated 17th November, […]

Govt notifies quantity of Sugar to be exported to EU & raw cane sugar to USA

November 16, 2022 1062 Views 0 comment Print

The quantity of 5841 MT (raw/refined) Sugar to be exported to EU and quantity of 8606 MTRV raw cane sugar to be exported to USA under TRQ scheme from 01.10.2022 to 30.09.2023 has been notified. Government of India Ministry of Commerce & Industry Department of Commerce Vanijya Bhawan, New Delhi Public Notice No. 36/2015-2020-DGFT – […]

Govt permit exports benefits/ fulfilment of Export Obligations for Invoicing, payment and settlement of exports and imports in INR

November 9, 2022 3639 Views 0 comment Print

Amendments under FTP are notified, to permit exports benefits / fulfilment of Export Obligations for Invoicing, payment and settlement of exports and imports in INR, as per RBI’s A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 10 dated 11th July, 2022. This shall come into force with immediate effect. Government of India Ministry of Commerce & Industry Department […]