Furskins of Reptiles, Mink, Fox Shifted to Prohibited

     Fur of Chinchilla also Prohibited

[DGFT Notification no. 33 dated 3rd January 2017]

Effect of this Notification: Import policy of some items under Chapter 41 and 43 of ITC (HS) 2012 is revised.

Subject: Amendment in import policy of items classified under Chapter 41 & 43 of ITC (HS), 2012-Schedule-1 (Import Policy).

In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of FT (D&R) Act, 1992, read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, as amended from time to time, the Central Government hereby amends the import policy of the following items classified under Chapter 41 and 43 of ITC (HS), 2012 - Schedule - 1 (Import Policy), as under:

Exim Code

Item Description

Policy

Existing Policy Conditions

Revised Policy

41133000

Of reptiles

Free

Imports are subject to Wild Life (Protection) act, 1972 and CITES.

Prohibited

43011000

Of mink, whole, with or without head, tail or paws

Free

Imports are subject to Wild Life (Protection) act, 1972 and CITES.

Prohibited

43016000

Of fox, whole, with or without head tail or paws

Free

Imports are subject to Wild Life (Protection) act, 1972 and CITES.

Prohibited

43018000

Other furskins, whole, with or without head, tail or paws

Free

Imports are subject to Wild Life (Protection) act, 1972 and CITES.

Free. However import of fur or Chinchilla is Prohibited

43021100

Of mink

Free

Imports are subject to Wild Life (Protection) act, 1972 and CITES.

Prohibited