Procedure for Registration of Cotton Yarn Contracts with DGFT

[DGFT Policy Circular No. 27 dated 1st April 2011]

Subject: Conditions and modalities for registration of contracts of cotton yarn with DGFT.

As per Notification No. 40 (RE-2010)/2009-14 dated 31.03.2011 export of cotton yarn has been made “Free” subject to registration of export contracts with DGFT, for ITC(HS) Code 5205, 5206 & 5207. Procedure for registration of contracts is described below.

2.   All applications for grant of registration certificate shall be submitted to the concerned RAs alongwith the following documents:

(i)   Copy of Export Contract alongwith,

(a)  A copy of irrevocable Letter of Credit(LC) duly authenticated by an Indian Bank, or

(b)  FIRC from Bank showing receipt of remittance from the concerned foreign buyer as proof of having received 100% Advance Payment or a minimum of 25% Advance Payment and balance Cash Against Delivery(CAD),

(ii)  Declaration/Undertaking as given in Annexure-I of this Policy Circular, on the letter head of the firm.

(iii)  Copy of IEC

3.   If the documents received are found in order, the applicant shall be issued a Registration Certificate. Export against this registration certificate shall be completed within a period of 30 days from the date of issuance of such certificate.

4.   Failure to export the allowed quantity within the stipulated time would invite debarment from further registration. In addition, penal action as per Section 11(2) of the Foreign Trade(D&R) Act would be initiated. For ready reference Section 11(2) is extracted below:-

“11(2). Where any person makes or abets or attempts to make any export or import in contravention of any provisions of this Act or any rules or order made thereunder or the Foreign Trade Policy, he shall be liable to a penalty of not less than ten thousand rupees and not more than five times the value of the goods or services or technology in respect of which any contravention is made or attempted to be made, whichever is more.”

5.   This issues with the approval of Director General of Foreign Trade.

Annexure-1 to Policy Circular No. 27 (RE-2010)/2009-14 dated: 01.04.20011

Declaration / Undertaking

1.   I / We hereby declare that the particulars and the statements made in this application are true and correct to the best of my / our knowledge and belief and nothing has been concealed or held there from.

2.   I / We fully understand that any information furnished in the application if found incorrect or false will render me / us liable for any penal action or other consequences as may be prescribed in law or otherwise warranted.

3.   I / We undertake to abide by the provisions of the FT (D & R) Act, 1992, as amended, the Rules and Orders framed there under, FTP, HBP v 1 and HBP v2 and ITC (HS). I also undertake that in the event of non-performance after grant of Registration Certificate for export of cotton yarn by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade, I shall be liable to Penal Action under Section 11(2) of Foreign Trade(Development & Regulation) Act, 1992, (as amended), including debarment from future allocations.

4.   I hereby certify that I am authorised to verify and sign this declaration.

Signature of the Applicant                                                        Place

Name                                                                                  Date


Official Address(if different than given in the letter head):

Line 1: Number of the office premises.

Line 2: Street name.

Line 3: City name.

Line 4: Pin code.

Telephone No.(with STD code):

Cell Phone No.:

Fax No.:

E-mail of the firm/company:                                                    E-mail of the signatory:

Residential Address of the signatory:

Line 1: House Number.

Line 2: Street name.

Line 3: City name.

Line 4: Pin code.