Textile Committee Included in List of Authorised Agencies to Issue COO under 11 PTA

[DGFT Public Notice No. 67 dated 30th March 2016]

Effect of Public Notice: Appendix 2-B-“List of Agencies Authorized to Issue Certificate of Origin (COO) (Preferential)” has been revised to include Textile Committee for issuing COO under 11 Free/Preferential Trade Agreements.

Subject: Authorization of Textiles Committee to issue Certificate of Origin under various Free Trade Agreements/Preferential Trade Agreements – reg. In exercise of powers conferred under paragraph 2.04 of the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby notifies that “Textiles Committee” would also be one of the agencies as listed in Appendix 2-B-“List of Agencies Authorized to issue Certificate of Origin (COO) (Preferential)” of Handbook of Procedure (Appendices and Aayat Niryat Forms of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020) competent to issue Certificate of Origin (COO) under the following Free Trade Agreements (FTAs)/Preferential Trade Agreement(PTAs)

i)     Global System of Trade Preferences (GSTP)

ii)     Indo-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement (ISLFTA)

iii)    ASEAN-India Free Trade Agreement (ASEAN-India FTA)

iv)    India-Korea Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IKCEPA)

v)     India-Malaysia Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (IMCECA)

vi)    South Asia Free Trade Area (SAFTA)

vii)   India-Chile Preferential Trading Agreement (India-Chile PTA)

viii)  India-Mercosur Preferential Trading Agreement (India-Mercosur PTA)

ix)    Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA)

x)     SAARC Preferential Trading Arrangements (SAPTA)

xi)    India-Singapore Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CECA)

2. The revised Appendix 2B would, accordingly read as under:

SNo.

Name of the Agreement

Existing Authorized Agencies

New (in Bold) Authorized Agencies

1

Global System Of Trade Preferences (GSTP)

(i) Export Inspection Council (EIC)-for all goods

(ii) Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)-for Marine products

(iii) Tobacco Board for Tobacco products

(i) Export Inspection Council (EIC)-for all goods

(ii) Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)-for Marine products

(iii) Tobacco Board for Tobacco products

(iv) Textile Committee – Textile and made ups

2

India Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement (ISLFTA)

(i) Export Inspection Council (EIC)-for all goods

(ii) Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)-for Marine products

(i) Export Inspection Council (EIC)-for all goods

(ii) Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)-for Marine products

(iii) Textile Committee – Textile and made ups

3

ASEAN-India Free Trade Agreement (ASEAN-India FTA)

(i) Export Inspection Council (EIC)-for all goods

(ii) Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)-for Marine products

(i) Export Inspection Council (EIC)-for all goods

(ii) Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)-for Marine products

(iii) Textile Committee – Textile and made ups

4

India-Korea Comprehensive

Economic Partnership Agreement (IKCEPA)

(i) Export Inspection Council (EIC)-for all goods

(ii) Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)-for Marine products

((i) Export Inspection Council (EIC)-for all goods

(ii) Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)-for Marine products

(iii) Textile Committee – Textile and made ups

5

India-Malaysia Comprehensive

Economic Cooperation Agreement (IMCECA)

(i) Export Inspection Council (EIC)-for all goods

(ii) Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)-for Marine products

(i) Export Inspection Council (EIC)-for all goods

(ii) Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)-for Marine products

(iii) Textile Committee – Textile and made ups

6

South Asia Free Trade Area(SAFTA)

(i) Export Inspection Council (EIC)-for all goods

(ii) Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)-for Marine products

((i) Export Inspection Council (EIC)-for all goods

(ii) Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)-for Marine products

(iii) Textile Committee – for Textile and made ups

7

India-Chile Preferential Trading Agreement (India-Chile PTA)

(i) Export Inspection Council (EIC)-for all goods

(ii) Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)-for Marine products

(i) Export Inspection Council (EIC)-for all goods

(ii) Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)-for Marine products

(iii) Textile Committee – for Textile and made ups

8

India-Mercosur Preferential Trading Agreement (India-Mercosur PTA)

(i) Export Inspection Council (EIC)-for all goods

(ii) Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)-for Marine products

((i) Export Inspection Council (EIC)-for all goods

(ii) Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)-for Marine products

(iii) Textile Committee – for Textile and made ups

9

Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA)

As per Appendix 2D of Handbook of Procedure

(Appendices and Aayat Niryat Forms) 2015-2020

As per Appendix 2D of Handbook of Procedure

(Appendices and AayatNiryat Forms) 2015-2020

(iii) Textile Committee – for Textile and made ups

10.

SAARC Preferential Trading Arrangement (SAPTA)

As per Appendix 2D of Handbook of Procedure

(Appendices and Aayat Niryat Forms) 2015-2020

As per Appendix 2D of Handbook of Procedure

(Appendices and Aayat Niryat Forms) 2015-2020

(iii) Textile Committee – for Textile and made ups

11.

India-Singapore Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA)

(i) Export Inspection Council (EIC)-for all goods

(ii) Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)-for Marine products

(i) Export Inspection Council (EIC)-for all goods

(ii) Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)-for Marine products

(iii) Textile Committee – for Textile and made ups