No MEIS Benefits on Tamarind Kernel Powder as Item is Classifiable under HS Code 1302 32 90

[DGFT Trade Notice No. 02 dated 19th April 2016]

Subject: Clarification on Benefit of MEIS on exports of Tamarind Kernel Powder under ITC(HS) Code 13023290.

It has been brought to the notice of this Directorate that some exporters are classifying the item "Tamarind Kernel Powder" under ITC(HS) Code 11063010 and claiming MEIS benefit. It is clarified that the correct ITC(HS) Code of "Tamarind Kernel Powder" is 13023290 on which MEIS benefit is not available.

Therefore all RAs are advised not to grant MEIS benefit on "Tamarind Kernel Powder". In case, any RA has granted MEIS benefit on Tamarind Kernel Powder, such cases should be reviewed and recoveries be made.