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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 396 Views 0 comment Print


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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


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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


AA Export Obligation Clarification: Physical Exports vs. Domestic Supplies

DGFT : Get clarity on fulfilling export obligations of Advance Authorisation (AA) by physical exports or domestic supplies. Read the poli...

April 13, 2024 21 Views 0 comment Print

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 123 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 78 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


Notification No. 12 (RE)/1997-2002, Dated: 04.08.1998

August 4, 1998 283 Views 0 comment Print

In exercise of the powers conferred by the Section 5 of the Foreign Trade ( Development & regulation) Act, 1992 ( No. 22 of 1992) read with Paragraph 1.3 of the Export and Import Policy 1997-2002, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendment in the Export & Import Policy, 1997-2002 ( Amended in April,1998 ).

Public Notice No. 25 (RE-98)/97-02, Dated: 01.08.1998

August 1, 1998 400 Views 0 comment Print

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992 (No. 22 of 1992), the Central Government hereby makes the under mentioned items freely importable into India with effect from 1.8.1998 if imported from SAARC countries namely Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives, Sri Lanka or Pakistan subject to the condition that the listed items/goods are in new/ prime condition and are of origin of the countries stated above in accordance with the Customs Tariff.

Notification No. 11 (RE-98)1997-02, Dated: 30/07/1998

July 30, 1998 370 Views 0 comment Print

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation ) Act, 1992 (No. 22 of 1992) read with paragraph 4.1 of Export and Import Policy, 1997-2002 the Central Government hereby makes the following amendment under Chapter 49 of the ITC(HS) Classifications of Export and Import Items 1997-2002, published on 31st March, 1997 and as amended from time to time.

Clarification on Exim Policy/Handbook of procedures related issues

July 28, 1998 337 Views 0 comment Print

It is hereby clarified that export of samples of medicines/ pharmaceuticals formulations upto 1% of the FOB value of exports of all medicines/pharmaceuticals formulations taking together made during the preceeding licensing year is the maximum value upto which medicines/ pharmaceuticals formulations can be exported in a licensing year. Within this overall value, the exporter can export any samples of medicines/ pharmaceuticals formulations including the newly developed one which have not been exported in the past.

Policy Circular No. 27 (RE-98)/98-99, Dated: 24.07.1998

July 24, 1998 160 Views 0 comment Print

It has been decided to allow export of twenty-five thousand MTs of Hard Milling Wheat to Iraq for oil by M/s. Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd., Calcutta, under the United Nations “Oil for Food” programme. The above ceiling of twenty-five thousand MTs of Hard Milling Wheat is placed at the disposal of APEDA for issue of RCAC to M/s. Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd., Calcutta, to Iraq under the United Nations ‘Oil for Food’ programme.

Export of 20,000 MTs of wheat products to Maldives during the licensing year 1998-99

July 24, 1998 271 Views 0 comment Print

APEDA will ensure that the overall ceiling earmarked for wheat products shall not exceed the limit of twenty thousand MTs for the current licensing year of 1998-99 under any circumstances. As soon as the ceiling is exhausted, APEDA will report this fact to the Ministry of Commerce, EP(Agri. II ) Section as well as to this office.

Export of Coarse grain during the licensing year 1998-99

July 24, 1998 193 Views 0 comment Print

It has been decided to release a ceiling of 23,900 (Twenty-three thousand and Nine hundred metric tonnes only ) for export of coarse grains during the licensing year 1998-99 and place it at the disposal of APEDA who will allocate the ceiling as per procedure to be specified by them. However, out of total qty. of 23,900 Mts. of coarse –grains as above, 17900 Mts. ( seventeen thousand Nine hundred Mts. only ) shall be earmarked for private exporters and the balance 6000 MTs. ( Six thousand Metric tonnes only ) shall be earmarked for PSUs.

Clarification on the erstwhile Pass Book Scheme issued under Exim Policy, 1992-97

July 23, 1998 220 Views 0 comment Print

All the Designated Authorities of Pass Book Scheme and Commissioners of Customs are, therefore, advised that they must finalise the claims and grant credits, wherever admissible, positively latest by 30. 9.1998.

Notification No. 10 (RE-98)/1997-2002, Dated: 22/07/1998

July 22, 1998 214 Views 0 comment Print

In exercise of the powers conferred under Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No. 22 of 1992) read with paragraph 1.3 of the Export and Import Policy, 1997-2002, as amended, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendment in the Export and Import Policy, 1997-2002.

Clarification on the erstwhile Pass Book Scheme issued under EXIM Policy, 1992-97-Regarding utilisation of credits

July 17, 1998 157 Views 0 comment Print

It has been clarified in these Policy Circulars that the credits earned under the Pass Book Scheme may be utilised for imports within a period of one year from the date of grant of credit. In partial modification of the Circulars, it has now been decided that the credits earned under the Pass Book Scheme shall be valid for a period of one year from the date of grant of credit or upto 31.3.1999 whichever is earlier.