Daily Index of Changes

Year 2011

DINDEX Code

Topics

Notification No./Date/Source

 

155

Anti-dumping Duty on Viscose Rayon Filament Yarn Extended upto 24 Feb 2012 Pending Review

Customs Notification 38 dated 9 May 2011

 

156

DRI Seizure of Fake Indian Currency of Rs 3 Lakhs at Farakka

DRI Kolkata Zonal Unit Press Release dated 9 May 2011

 

157

Clarification on Service tax on Short Term Accommodation and Restaurant Services

Service Tax Circular No. 139/8/2011-TRU dated 10 May 2011

 

158

RBI Allows Custodian Banks to Issue Irrevocable Payment Commitments in favour of Stock Exchange on behalf of their FII Clients

A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.54 dated April 29, 2011

 

159

FII Investment Limit in Infrastructure Raised

A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 55 dated April 29, 2011

 

160

Advance Remittance for Import of Goods Doubled against Guarantee

A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 56 dated April 29, 2011

 

161

RBI Liberalises NRI FDI to Allow Leveraging

A. P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 57 dated May 2, 2011

 

162

RBI Permission not Required for Opening Non Interest Bearing Escrow Accounts in INR in India

A. P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 58 dated 2 May 2011

 

163

Trade Credit of Diamond LCs Revised to Maximum 90 days

A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.59 dated May 06, 2011

 

164

India - New Zealand FTA to be Concluded in Next Ten Month: Anand Sharma

PIB Press Release dated 10 May 2011

 

165

Anti-dumping Investigation Initiated on Phthalic Anhydride from Korea, Taiwan and Israel

Initiation Notification No. 14/1/2011-DGAD dated 29th April 2011

 

166

Manual Filing only when EDI Filing not Possible – Permission Authority Pushed up to Commissioner Level

CBEC Instruction No. 401/81/2011-Cus.III dated 12th May 2011

 

167

Guidelines for Prosecution under Service Tax

140-ST/12.05.2011

 

168

Tariff Value on Brass Scrap Up by US$136/MT

Poppy Seeds Tariff Value Cut by US$112/MT

34-Cus(NT)/13.05.2011

 

169

Only One Monthly Technical Report from Chief Commissioner to Director of Legal Affairs Required

944-CBEC/10.05.2011

 

170

CBEC Clarification on Forklifts in Ch. 84 not Subject to Homologation and other Restrictions on Motor Vehicles in Ch. 87

F.No. 524/8/2011-STO (TU) dated 11th May 2011

 

171

Common Bond for Availing Duty Exemption under Export Promotion Schemes

71-PN/05.05.2011

 

172

Monitoring of Food Import from Japan for Radioactive Contamination

72-PN/05.05.2011

 

173

Please give Specific Description in Export Shipping Bill, Generic Description not Acceptable, Says JNPT Customs

75-PN/05.05.2011

 

174

Labelling in Bonded Warehouses Allowed

76-PN/03.05.2011

 

175

Instructions on Disposal of Packing Materials from CFSs

78-PN/11.05.2011

 

176

MEP on Bangalore Rose and Krishnapuram Onions Reduced to US$350/MT FOB from US$600/MT FOB

46-Ntfn(RE)/16.05.2011

 

177

DGFT Reviews Deemed Export Policy, Invites Suggestions from Trade

09-TN/13.05.2011

 

178

Services must be used Outside India to Qualify for Export

141-CBEC/13.05.2011

 

179

Guidelines for OTC Trading in Forex Derivatives

60-RBI/16.05.2011

 

189

Gaur Gum Containing Penta Chlorophenol not Allowed for Export to EU

47-Ntfn(RE)/18.05.2011

 

190

Municipal Corporation of Delhi Notified as Pre-shipment Inspection Agency of Canned Meat Products Exports

48-Ntfn(RE)/18.05.2011

 

191

TRQ on Maize Allowed Duty Free

47-PN(RE)/18.05.2011

 

192

ASMECHEM Name Changed – No Change in Contact Address

46-PN(RE)/16.05.2011

 

193

Excise Duty Exemption not Applicable on Pipes used at the Last Mile to Provide Consumer Connection

945-ST/16.05.2011

 

194

TRU Clarifications on Service Tax Refund to SEZ Units

142-ST/18.05.2011

 

195

SEZ Exports in 2010-11 Registers Growth of 43%

PIB Press Release/18.05.2011

 

196

Marripalem in Guntur District ICD Port Included in Port of Registration List for Export Promotion Scrips

Ntfn 40/19.05.2011

 

197

Verification of Manufacturer Exporter Status under EPCG Scheme

81-PN/16.05.2011

 

198

Verification of DFIA by Customs

41-SO/13.05.2011

 

199

Air Cargo Customs at Sahar Mumbai Cash Counter Open till 4.30 pm Daily

09-FN/19.05.2011

 

200

Suspected Misdeclared Export Goods to be Released after Surety for Possible Fine and Penalty

80-PN/13.05.2011

 

201

Anti-dumping Review on Foshan Z&D Ceramics in Vitrified Porcelain Tiles

Ntfn 41/23.05.2011

 

202

Anti-dumping Investigation Initiated on Casting Balls from Thailand and China

Initiation Notification No. 14/34/2010-DGAD/23.05.2011

 

203

SEZ Port Codes Notified for 24 SEZ Ports

31-Pol.Cir/25.05.2011

 

204

DRI, Kolkata Seizes Rs. 12.90 Lakhs Fake Currency Notes from Bangladesh Passenger

DRI, Kolkata Press Release/25.05.2011

 

205

Silk Carpets under FPS – Drawback Code also Eligible to Benefit

50-PN(RE)/27.05.2011

 

206

Bangladesh Apparel TRQ raised to 10 mn Pieces

Ntfn 42/25.05.2011

 

207

10,000 MT Quota Sugar to EU under CXL Concessions Sugar

49-PN(RE)-25.05.2011

 

208

JMDC become Regular EPC

48-PN(RE)-25.05.2011

 

209

Guar Gum Exports to EU – Penta Chlorophenol Content upto 0.01 mg/kg Allowed

49-Ntfn(RE)/26.05.2011

 

210

Job Work or Commission Agency for Agro Processing like Tobacco, Rice and Cashew not under Service Tax Regime

143-ST/26.05.2011

 

211

Exchange Rates for Customs Valuation – Imports and Exports w.e.f 1 June 2011

36-Cus(NT)-27.05.2011

 

223

Chang Chun Plastics Chinese Taipei in Acetone Case

Ntfn 44/27.05.2011

 

224

Anti-dumping Duty on Silk Fabrics from China – Classification Clarified

Ntfn 43/27.05.2011

 

225

Regularisation of Customs Duty not Paid on Metallised Plastic Films

35-Cus(NT)/26.05.2011

 

226

Forex Derivative Contract Limit Raised to 10% from 2%

67-RBI/20.05.2011

 

227

Foreign Currency-Rupee Swaps for Hedging IPO

68-RBI/20.05.2011

 

228

India Notified Higher ASEAN Duty for Philippines

Ntfn 46/01.06.2011

 

229

Afghanistan Included in 40% Off Tariff Scheme for LDCs

Ntfn 45/01.06.2011

 

230

Revised Powers of Adjudication and Show Cause for Customs Cases

24-CBEC/31.05.2011

 

231

Tariff Value on Brass Scrap and Poppy Seeds Slashed

37-Cus(NT)/31.05.2011

 

232

Dollar Exports Up by 34% in April 2011

PIB (MoC&I) Press Release dated 1st June 2011

 

233

Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement between India and Mozambique Notified

[Source: PIB (MoF) Press Release dated 2nd June 2011]

 

234

World Trade Up by 22% in the 1st Quarter of this Year

 

 

235

Declaration of Intent Mandatory on Free Shipping Bills for Claiming Reward Scheme Chapter 3

32-Pol.Cir/03.06.2011

 

236

Declaration of Intent for DGFT Reward Schemes (Ch 3 of FTP) Required only on Free Shipping Bills

53-PN(RE)/03.06.2011

 

237

Organic Edible Oils Export Quota of 10,000 MTs Released

50-Ntfn(RE)/03.06.2011

 

238

Organic Pulses Export Quota of 10,000 MTs Released

51-Ntfn(RE)/03.06.2011

 

239

Organic Sugar Export of 10,000 MTs Released

52-Ntfn(RE)/03.06.2011

 

240

New User Friendly Application Form for SFIS Benefits Notified

52-PN(RE)/03.06.2011

 

241

Alloy Steel HR Coils/Plates SION Modified

51-PN(RE)/02.06.2011

 

242

Wheat Flour Quota of 35K MT and 38K MT for the Year 2012 and 2013 for Maldives through MMTC

53-Ntfn(RE)/07.06.2011

 

243

River Sand Exports Quota of 1.18 mn MT to Maldives for the Year 2011-12

55-Ntfn(RE)/07.06.2011

 

244

Stone Aggregate Exports Quota of 5 Lakh MT to Maldives for Three Years Notified

54-Ntfn(RE)/07.06.2011

 

245

Centralised Billing for Smart Cards Allowed

14-CE(NT)/03.06.2011

 

246

No Fruits and Vegetables Import from EU without FSSAI Clearance on E.Colli Infection

CBEC Instruction F.No. 450/60/2011-Cus. IV dated 8th June, 2011

 

247

Anti-dumping investigation Terminated on Polypropylene from Korea, Taiwan and USA at Domestic Industry Request

DGAD Termination Notification No.14/26/2009-DGAD Dated 25th May 2011

 

248

MEP on Onions Raised to US$200/MT from US$170/MT

DGFT Notification 56(RE)/08 June 2011

 

249

Cap on Cotton Exports Raised to 65 Lakh Bales from 55 Lakh Bales for Current Season

DGFT Notification 57(RE)/09 June 2011

 

250

Special Clearance Drive to Correct EGM Errors from EDI 1.0 to EDI 1.5 ver at JNCH

JNCH Standing Order No. 48 dated 3 June 2011

 

251

Supdt Excise to Personally Verify EPCG Installation

JNCH Public Notice No. 84 dated 1 June 2011

 

252

Deemed Export Policy Review Committee Extended Receiving g Comments from Trade for 15 Days

10-TN-13.06.2011

 

253

Opening NRO Accounts by Foreign Nationals

70-RBI-Cir-09.06.2011

 

254

Anand Sharma Pushes for Lowering Tariff of Sensitive items in SAFTA

PIB Press Release/13.06.2011

 

255

Air Intelligence Unit Seizes 06.050 kgs of Ketamine Hydrochloride at Cochin Airport

Press Release/09.06.2011

 

256

Implementation of ‘Self Assessment’ in Customs

15-PN-21.05.2011

 

257

Another Five Years of Anti-dumping Duty on Pentaerythritol from China

Ntfn-47-14.06.2011

 

258

Anti-dumping Duty on Metronidazole from China Extended upto 14 June 2012 Pending Review

Ntfn-48-15.06.2011

 

259

Dumping Investigation Initiated on Digital Offset Printing Plates from China and Japan

DGAD Initiation Notification 14/7/2011-DGAD dated 13th June 2011

 

260

DFIA Verification by Customs only on DGFT Request

86-PN-10.06.2011

 

261

Board Constitutes Chief Commissioners to Write Off Irrevocable Arrears of Revenue, Fine and Penalty

946-CBEC-01.06.2011

 

262

Tariff Value on Brass Scrap Down by US$ 23/MT

38-Cus(NT)-15.06.2011

 

263

Service Tax Exemption on Rail Containers for Export Goods Extended to January 2012

38-ST-14.06.2011

 

264

Service Tax Exemption on Transport of Goods in Containers by Rail Extended to January 2012

39-ST-14.06.2011

 

265

Service Tax Exemption on Transport of Goods by Rail Extended to January 2012

40-ST-14.06.2011

 

266

Export Credit of US$ 36.56 mn to Tanzania

71-RBI-Cir-14.06.2011

 

267

Export Credit of US$ 91 mn to Ethiopia

72-RBI-Cir-16.06.2011

 

268

Three Months Extension for DEPB Scheme

54-PN(RE)-17.06.2011

 

269

Procedure for Registration of Contracts for Fresh 10 Lakh Bales of Cotton Export

55-PN(RE)-17.06.2011

 

270

GMR Issues Advertisements Charging the News Magazine “India Today” with Criminal Defamation on DIAL Report

India Today Piece dated 3 June 2011

 

271

Electronic Processing of Courier Documents to Begin in Chennai Airport after Delhi and Mumbai

Commissioner of Customs (Airport & Air Cargo) Chennai Press Note dated 17 June 2011

 

273

No Basic Duty on Crude, Excise on Diesel Cut – Press Note

Press Note dated 24th June 2011

 

274

Basic Customs Duty Cut by 5% on Crude Petroleum and Petroleum Products

Ntfn 52/25.06.2011

 

275

Excise on HSD Cut by Rs. 2.60 per litre, Only Road Development Excise and Education Cess at Rs. 2.60 per litre Remains

33-CE/25.06.2011

 

276

100% Concession on 70 Tariff Lines to LDCs under SAFTA Agreement

Ntfn 49/21.06.2011

 

277

Customs will Honour DEPB with LEO till 30.09.11

Ntfn 51/22.06.2011

 

278

Anti-dumping Duty of Rs. 1.55 per Piece on Sewing Machine Needles from China

Ntfn 50/22.06.2011

 

279

Industrial Clothing not under Branded Garments

947-CBEC/21.06.2011

 

280

Ship Building Units to get Easy Extension of Bonding

FNo. 473/02/2011-LC dated 1st June 2011

 

281

CBEC Asks Field Officers to Approach DGFT through North Block

FNo. 528/54/2011-STO(TU) dated 21st June 2011

 

282

Insecticides Import Restriction Defined, Boric Acid Expected

FNo. 401/101/2011-Cus.III dated 22nd June 2011

 

283

Amendments in SION

57-PN(RE)/20.06.2011

 

284

Lug Cap SION Amended

56-PN(RE)/20.06.2011

 

285

Leftover Materials in CFSs to be Cleared in DTA only after Permission

89-PN/16.06.2011

 

286

Re-export of Imported Cargo from CFS Procedure Relaxed

90-PN/16.06.2011

 

287

Issue CHA Licenses to All who Pass Test – Says CBEC

25-CBEC/22.06.2011

 

288

Philippines Included in ASEAN FTA Rules of Origin List

40-Cus(NT)/24.06.2011

 

289

India - Malaysia Implements CECA from 1 July 2011

PIB (MoC&I) Press Release dated 30 June 2011

 

291

Export Inspection Agency Notified for Certificate of Origin under India-Malaysia CECA from 1 July 2011

58-PN(RE)/30.06.2011

 

290

Board Asks Airport Customs for Vigilance on Suspicious Passengers and Baggage Valuation

CBEC Instruction/01.07.2011

 

292

Certificate of Analysis Must be submitted with Export of Drugs and Pharmaceuticals

60-PN(RE)/30.06.2011

 

293

Implementation of Barcoding of Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Export Consignments

59-PN(RE)/30.06.2011

 

295

DGFT Issues Defaulters List of Cotton Quota Exporters for Debarment to further Quotas

11-TN/29.06.2011

 

296

Bank Guarantee must give Detail of Customs Section

92-PN/02.06.2011

 

294

Tariff Value on Poppy Seeds Down by US $115/MT

42-Cus(NT)/30.06.2011

 

297

Last Date for IGM Detail for Container Movement Extended to 31 August 2011

93-PN/29.06.2011

 

298

India-US to Work Together on Finance Reform and Infrastructure

PIB (MoF) Press Release dated 29 June 2011

 

299

DEPB Exports to get Manual LEOs to Ensure LEO by 30 September 2011

26-CBEC/01.07.2011

 

300

Haldia Petrochem get Zero Duty for Naphtha to be used in Polymer Manufacture

Ntfn 54/01.07.2011

 

301

Indo-Malaysia PTA Concessional Duty on 1616 Items Notified

Ntfn 53/01.07.2011

 

302

Indo-Malaysia PTA Rules of Origin 2011 – Minimum Local Content 35%

43-Cus(NT)/01.07.2011

 

303

Cotton Waste Contract Registration with DGFT – 45 Days for Shipment Allowed

34-Pol.Cir/01.07.2011

 

304

Cap of 10 Lakh Bales is not Applicable to Cotton Waste Exports

58-Ntfn(RE)/01.07.2011

 

305

India-Bangladesh Border Haats at Meghalaya Border Allowed for Local Produce

61-PN(RE)-01.07.2011

 

306

Form ER8 for Quarterly Return

15-CE(NT)/30.06.2011

 

307

Amendments in Point of Taxation Rules 2011

41-ST/27.06.2011

 

308

Dollar Exports Up by 56.93% in May 2011

PIB (MoC&I) Press Release dated 1st July 2011

 

309

Zero Duty Sugar Import Extended upto 1 September 2011

Ntfn 55/05.07.2011

 

310

Second Hand Computer Import Requires Permission from MoEF

27-CBEC/04.07.2011

 

311

Cenvat Credit Applicable on Textile Products

948-CBEC/05.07.2011

 

312

Anti-dumping Duty to Apply only for Five Years – No Collection even where Notification does not give Expiry Date – Charging Section to Lapse Five Years after Notification Date of Issue

28-CBEC/08.07.2011

 

313

Sodium Thripoly Phosphate from China – Dumping Duty Slashed on Final Findings

Ntfn 58/08.07.2011

 

314

Anti-dumping Duty on Hydrofluoric Acid from China Withdrawn

Ntfn 57/07.07.2011

 

315

Zero Duty on Goods Supplied Free of Cost under Bilateral Agreement between GoI and Foreign Govt.

Ntfn 56/07.07.2011

 

316

New Cotton Quota Allocation Following High Court Orders

12-TN/06.07.2011

 

317

Gaunlet Cloth Import Permitted as Input for Lead Acid Storage Batteries

62-PN(RE)/07.07.2011

 

318

Pesticides Import Allowed as Input for Raw Cotton

63-PN(RE)/07.07.2011

 

319

Corrigendum dated 29 June to 52/25.06.2011 – SNo. 77C and 596 Inserted in Exception

Corrigendum/29.06.2011

 

320

Coal and Iron Ore Loading and Unloading at Dhamra Port (Orissa) Notified

45-Cus(NT)/07.07.2011

 

321

RBI Extends Time Limit for Applications for Buyback of FCCBs by Indian Companies

75-RBI/30.06.2011

 

322

Redemption of Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds (FCCBs)

01-RBI/04.07.2011

 

323

RBI Permits Issue of Equity Shares for Capital Goods Imports against FDI in Govt. Route

74-RBI/30.06.2011

 

324

Officers for Sec 17 and Sec 28 of Customs Act Notified

44-Cus(NT)/06.07.2011

 

325

Coal Defined as Coking Coal and Thermal Coal

46-Cus(NT)/07.07.2011

 

326

Zero Duty for Indo-Bangladesh Border Haats at Balat for Local Produce

Ntfn 60/14.07.2011

 

327

Food Grade STPP Exempted from Anti-dumping Duty in Corrigendum

Corrigendum/14.07.2011

 

328

Natural Rubber Concessional Duty Quota Extended to 2011-12

Ntfn 59/13.07.2011

 

329

MEP of Onions Raised to US$ 230/MT from US$ 200/MT

59-Ntfn(RE)/15.07.2011

 

330

Closing Date for Registration of Contracts for Fresh 10 Lakh Bales of Cotton Export Extended to 22 July 2011

65-PN(RE)/15.07.2011

 

331

Xylidine and Hyoscinen Butyl Bromide SION Modified

64-PN(RE)/13.07.2011

 

332

Tariff Value of Brass Scrap and Poppy Seeds Down

47-Cus(NT)/15.07.2011

 

337

Recredited DEPB can be Used Till 15.09.2011

30-CBEC/19.07.2011

 

338

Cargo Custodian will not provide Home to Commissioners in City Area

29-CBEC/18.07.2011

 

339

Another 5 Years of Anti-dumping Duty on Tetrafluoroethane from China and Japan – Final Findings

Ntfn 61/15.07.2011

 

340

Export Warehousing Facility Extends to Tijara Tehsil of Alwar (Raj)

949-CBEC/19.07.2011

 

341

Clarification on Date of Completion of Service under Point of Taxation Rules, 2011

144-ST/18.07.2011

 

342

10 Lakh MT of Non Basmati Rice Exports with $400 MEP Permitted on Private Account Subject to Registration of Contracts with DGFT

60-Ntfn(RE)/19.07.2011

 

343

New Registration of LTU under CEA, 1944

17-CE(NT)/18.07.2011

 

344

New ERI Form for Monthly Return for Production and Removal of Goods for Availment of CENVAT Credit

16-CE(NT)/18.07.2011

 

345

RBI Permission Must for Foreign Entities Branch Offices Established in India in Pre-FEMA Period

02-RBI/15.07.2011

 

346

$314 billion Loss Every Year on Tax Evasion

 

 

347

CPO Import Up 15.8% in April-March 2011

PIB (MoC&I) Press Release dated 18th July 2011

 

348

Export Period for Wheat Flour Quota of 6.50 Lakh MTs – Extended to 31 March 2012

61-Ntfn(RE)/20.07.2011

 

349

Anti-dumping Duty on Saccharin from China Extended to 5 June 2012 after Review

Ntfn 62/19.07.2011

 

350

Basic Customs Duty on Bio-diesel Raised to 10% from 2.5%

Ntfn 63/19.07.2011

 

351

Zero Duty Concession for Goods for Long Range Surface to Air Missile Programme

Ntfn 64/19.07.2011

 

352

Zero Excise for LR-SAM Programme

34-CE/19.07.2011

 

353

Exporters Must Submit Letter from Banker Regarding Reasons of Non-acceptance of Drawback Amount into their Account

98-PN/18.07.2011

 

354

Anti-dumping – Jt. Secy and Above Appointed as Designated Authority

48-Cus(NT)/20.07.2011

 

355

Anti-Subsidy – Jt. Secy and Above Appointed as Designated Authority

49-Cus(NT)/20.07.2011

 

356

Rupee Contracts Hedging Allowed to NRIs

03-RBI/21.07.2011

 

357

Guarantee Must for Customs Exemption on Temporary Mega Power Projects

Ntfn 65/21.07.2011

 

358

Guarantee Must for Excise Exemption on Temporary Mega Power Projects

35-CE/21.07.2011

 

359

No Cess on Lac/Shellac

32-CBEC/26.07.2011

 

360

Anti-dumping Duty on PVC Paste Resin from China, Korea, Russia and Others – Minimum Landed Price

Ntfn 66/26.07.2011

 

361

Corrigendum to Ntfn 62 dated 19 July 2011

Corrigendum dated 25.07.2011

 

362

Dumping Investigation Initiated on Plain Gypsum Plaster Boards from China, Indonesia, Thailand and UAE

DGAD Initiation Notification No. 14/45/2010-DGAD dated 21.07.2011

 

363

Crude Palm Stearin Classified under Tariff Line 3823 11 11

31-CBEC/26.07.2011

 

364

Non Basmati Rice Quota Allocation

13-TN/27.07.2011

 

365

IEC Code in Form D not Mandatory for Low Value Dutiable Courier Consignments upto Rs. 1 lakh

104-PN/27.07.2011

 

366

Zero Excise on Food Prepared or Served by Hotels or Restaurants

36-CE/25.07.2011

 

367

Excise Exemption on Food Prepared or Served in Restaurants

37-CE/25.07.2011

 

368

Zero Service Tax on Common Facility Effluent Treatment of Dyeing Units

42-ST/25.07.2011

 

369

Exchange Rates for Customs Valuation – Exports and Imports w.e.f. 1 August 2011

51-Cus(NT)/27.07.2011

 

370

Implementation of RMS for Imports under 100% EOU Scheme

100-PN/22.07.2011

 

371

10% Import Consignments under Sample Check in Nhava Sheva CFSs

58-SO/25.07.2011

 

372

Export Credit of USD 5 mn to Zambia

06-RBI/26.07.2011

 

373

Export Credit of US$20mn to Swaziland

05-RBI/26.07.2011

 

374

Export Credit of US$20mn to Mozambique

04-RBI/25.07.2011

 

375

High Court Stays Non-Basmati Rice Quota Allocation

14-TN/29.07.2011

 

376

Rice Quota Allocation Stayed Till 10 Aug by Delhi HC

Editor’s Note

 

377

Another 5 Years of Anti-dumping Duty on Rubber Chemical PX 13 from EU, USA, China and Taiwan

Ntfn 67/28.07.2011

 

378

E-Payment of Customs Duty Mandatory for Rs. 1 Lakh and Above Transaction

33-CBEC/29.07.2011

 

379

Legal Metrology Act, 2009 in Customs Tariff Act will come into Force on 1 August 2011

53-Cus(NT)/28.07.2011

 

380

Tariff Value of Brass Scrap and Poppy Seeds Down

54-Cus(NT)/29.07.2011

 

381

Legal Metrology Act 2009 in Medicinal and Toilet Preparations (Excise Duties) Act will Come into Force on 1 August 2011

Notification No. 01/2011–M&TP dated 28 July 2011

 

382

Legal Metrology Act 2009 in Central Excise Act will Come into Force on 1 August 2011

18-CE(NT)/28.07.2011

 

383

Excise Duty Payable by Job Worker on Manufactured Goods

19-CE(NT)/28.07.2011

 

384

Zero Excise on Indian Ships under Licence Granted by DG Shipping

38-CE/29.07.2011

 

385

Cambodia Included in Indo-ASEAN FTA Rules of Origin List

52-Cus(NT)/28.07.2011

 

386

Draft Circular on Customs (Provisional Duty Assessment) Amendment Regulations, 2011 – CBEC Invites Comments

F.No.450/5/2011-Dir (Cus) dated 29 July 2011

 

387

Cambodia Included in Indo-ASEAN FTA

Ntfn 68/29.07.2011

 

388

Indo-Japan CEPA Concessional Duty of 802 Items Notified

Ntfn 69/29.07.2011

 

389

Indo-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) – Rules of Origin

55-Cus(NT)/01.08.2011

 

390

Marble Policy for 2011-12

64-Ntfn(RE)/04.08.2011

 

391

Polished Marble Import Value Limit Raised to US$60 per sq.mt from US$50 per sq.mt

65-Ntfn(RE)/04.08.2011

 

392

DEPB on Cotton Exports Restored with Retrospective Effect from 1 October 2010

68-PN(RE)/04.08.2011

 

393

DEPB on Cotton Yarn Restored with Retrospective Effect from 1 April 2011

67-PN(RE)/04.08.2011

 

394

Online Transmission of EPCG, DEPB and DES at Air Cargo Complex Cochin from 8 August 2011

36-Pol.Cir/05.08.2011

 

395

Re-imported Edible/Food Products Requires Phyto Certificate

35-Pol.Cir/04.08.2011

 

396

Rice in Baggage to USA Prohibited w.e.f. 30 July 2011

34-CBEC/03.08.2011

 

397

Cap of 65 Lakh Bales of Cotton Exports Removed

62-Ntfn(RE)/02.08.2011

 

398

Procedure for Registration Certificate for Cotton Exports

63-Ntfn(RE)/04.08.2011

 

399

Import of Acetate Tow and filter Rod for Pharma Products of Chapter 30 Allowed

56-Cus(NT)/02.08.2011

 

400

EU Initiates Anti-Dumping on Chinese Tartaric Acid

C 223/16 Official Journal of the European Union dated 29.7.2011 (2011/C 223/09)

 

401

Merripalem ICD in Guntur (AP) Included in Port of Registration for Export Promotion Scrips

69-PN(RE)/04.08.2011

 

402

Skimmed Milk Powder TRQ Quantity Raised to 50,000 MTs from 30,000 MTs

66-PN(RE)/04.08.2011

 

403

Export Credit of US$ 4 mn to Guyana

07-RBI/02.08.2011

 

404

Food Safety and Standards Act come into force from 5 August

 

 

405

Five percent Weight Variation in Cotton Yarn Exports Allowed

38-Pol.Cir/10.08.2011

 

406

Marble Quota on the Basis of Manufacturing Turnover of Rs. 5 Crs only – DGFT Clarification

37-Pol.Cir/08.08.2011

 

407

Chlorinated Paraffins/ Chloroparaffins Classified in 3824 90 of Central Excise Tariff

950-CBEC/01.08.2011

 

408

Complete Description of the Chemical Must be Declared in Bill of Entry

35-CBEC/09.08.2011

 

409

Preliminary Anti-dumping Duty Imposed on Opal Glassware from China and UAE

Ntfn 72/09.08.2011

 

410

Another Five Years of Anti-dumping Duty on Sodium Formaldehyde Sulphoxylate from China

Ntfn 70/05.08.2011

 

411

Nylon Filament Yarn Anti-dumping Extended by Three Months after Review

Ntfn 73/09.08.2011

 

412

POY Anti-dumping Extended Till 10 February 2012 after Review

Ntfn 71/09.08.2011

 

413

Two Technical Assistants Deputed for Re-print Bills of Entry at Air Cargo Mumbai

17-FN/26.07.2011

 

414

Special Window of Boric Acid Import, General Pesticide Import Policy not to Apply

106-PN/29.07.2011

 

415

JNCH Nhava Sheva Work Allocation for SAD Refund

105-PN/27.07.2011

 

416

No Bank Guarantee for EOUs Subjected to Minor SCN

36-CBEC/12.08.2011

 

417

MEP of Bangalore Rose Onions and Other Onions Raised by US$50/MT

66-Ntfn(RE)/12.08.2011

 

418

MEP of Sona Masuri, Ponni Samba and Matta Rice Exports Reduced to US$600/MT

72-PN(RE)/12.08.2011

 

419

Pentaerythritol from Taiwan – Final Findings

Ntfn 74/12.08.2011

 

420

Anti-dumping Duty on Pentaerythritol from Taiwan – Duty Raised and Separate Notification Issued

Ntfn 75/12.08.2011

 

421

Sunset Review Dumping of Tyres and Tubes from China and Thailand

DGAD Initiation Notification F.No.15/35/2010-DGAD dated 3rd August 2011

 

422

Export Inspection Agency Notified for Certificate of Origin under India-Japan CEPA

70-PN(RE)/12.08.2011

 

423

CBEC Proposes Service Tax Refund at Point of Export on Drawback Pattern

Draft Circular – F.No. 354/66/2011-TRU dated 12th August 2011

 

424

Tariff Value of Brass Scrap Up by $138/MT

57-Cus(NT)/12.08.2011

 

425

Cotton Exporters Can Obtain More than One RC for Export of Cotton upto 30 September 2011

67-Ntfn(RE)/18.08.2011

 

426

DGFT Issues Cotton Export Defaulter List of 117

15-TN/10.08.2011

 

427

Rough Marble Blocks Quota Allocation – Late Applications and Deficient Applications Rejected

16-TN/17.08.2011

 

428

Another Five Years of Anti-dumping Duty on Sodium Nitrite from China

Ntfn 76/17.08.2011

 

429

High Ash Coking Coal Import at Zero Duty Allowed – AU Condition for Coal for Corex Technology Dropped

Ntfn 77/17.08.2011

 

430

Amendments in SION

71-PN(RE)/12.08.2011

 

431

Sri Lanka in Resurgence after FDI and Fiscal Stimulation

 

 

432

New Requirements for Annual Status Certificate for Precious Metals Importers

39-Pol.Cir/19.08.2011

 

433

Board Asks Service Providers for Compulsory Weightage of All containers in a Bid to Check Fraud

F.No.450/81/2011-Cus.IV dated 18.08.2011

 

434

Only Cases above Rs. 5 Lakh for Appeal in Tribunal

CBEC Instruction F.No.390/Misc./163/2010-JC dated 17th August 2011

 

435

Chandigarh Customs Airport Notifies for Unloading and Loading Baggage and Defence Goods

58-Cus(NT)/19.08.2011

 

436

Corrigendum dated 18.8.2011 to Ntfn 66/26.07.2011 – Anti-dumping Duty on PVC Paste Resin – Classification Corrected

Corrigendum dated 18.08.2011

 

437

SMP TRQ at Zero Duty Raised to 50,000 MT from 30,000 MT

Ntfn 78/19.08.2011

 

438

MEP of Onions Raises to US$300/MT from US$275/MT

68-Ntfn(RE)/24.08.2011

 

439

Marble Quota will be Scrutinised by DGFT Regional Offices

18-TN/24.08.2011

 

440

Poly Carbonate Moulding Powder included in Brief Case SION

73-PN(RE)/23.08.2011

 

441

Online Uploading of RCMC Data on DGFT Server by Export Promotion Councils Mandatory from 1 November 2011

17-TN/23.08.2011

 

442

Certificate of Origin Fee Attracts Service Tax, says CBEC

145-ST/19.08.2011

 

443

Another Five Years of Anti-dumping Duty on Caustic Soda from Thailand, Taiwan and Norway

Ntfn 79/23.08.2011

 

444

Another Five Years of Anti-dumping Duty on 1-Phenyl-3-Methyl-5-Pyrazolone from China – Duty Slashed in Review

Ntfn 80/24.08.2011

 

445

Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) from China – Anti-dumping Duty Raised after Review

Ntfn 81/24.08.2011

 

446

More Changes to Clear Additional Subjects by 31 December 2012 for CHA Applicants under 1984 Rules

38-CBEC/24.08.2011

 

447

Service Tax Leviable on Film Distribution on Revenue Share Basis

CBEC Draft Circular/23.08.2011

 

448

CBEC Opens Special Window for Seamless Clearance for Goods moved by Authorised Operators – Reliance upon Documents Filed in other Countries

37-CBEC/23.08.2011

 

449

Mathilakam (Thrissur), Kerala ICD Notified for Unloading and Loading Goods

60-Cus(NT)/24.08.2011

 

450

Reliance Port and Terminals Adjudication Case

59-Cus(NT)/24.08.2011

 

451

India Signs DTAA with Georgia

PIB (MoF) Press Release dated 24th August 2011

 

452

Australia Poised to Ban Tobacco Package Logos

 

 

453

Nobel Laureate Gives Half Chance to Revival of World Economy

 

 

454

Provisional Anti-dumping Duty Imposed on PVC Flex Films from China

Ntfn 82/25.08.2011

 

455

Mandatory e-Filing of ST Returns by All Assesse w.e.f. 1 October 2011

43-ST/25.08.2011

 

456

Exchange Rates for Customs Valuation Imports and Exports w.e.f. September 1, 2011

62-Cus(NT)/26.08.2011

 

457

Change of Designation of Officers Representing CBEC in the CESTAT

951-CBEC/26.08.2011

 

458

Safeguard Duty on 6 PPD Slapped on NOCIL Complaint

Ntfn 83/30.08.2011

 

458A

Safeguard Investigation concerning imports of N 1,3-dimethyl butyl-N’Phenylenediamine (PX-13 also known as 6PPD, Vulconox4020 etc) into India into India-Final Findings

Final Findings/06.06.2011

 

459

DG Safeguards Initiates Investigation on Phthalic Anhydride Imports on Thirumalai Complaint

Notice of Initiation of a Safeguard Investigation dated 10th August 2011

 

460

Sugar Zero Duty Import Extended by Three Months to December 11

Ntfn 84/01.09.2011

 

461

Marble Quota from Bhutan Raised to 5882 MTs

69-Ntfn(RE)/01.09.2011

 

462

Cotton Yarn Exporters can Pay Penalty of Rs. 10K + 1% of Shortfall to Regularise Default

19-TN/30.08.2011

 

463

Tariff Value of Brass Scrap and Poppy Seeds

63-Cus(NT)/30.08.2011

 

464

Corrigendum Clarifies Coal Specs

Corrigendum/25.08.2011

 

465

EPCES Shifts to Barakhamba Road from Bhikaji Cama Place

75-PN(RE)/30.08.2011

 

466

Billets of Iron/Low Carbon Steel Included in Iron-Nickel Alloy Wire SION

74-PN(RE)/30.08.2011

 

467

Rupee Remittances Allowed from Malaysia

09-RBI/29.08.2011

 

468

Exports Shoot up by 82% in July with DEPB to Sunset in September 2011

Ministry of Commerce & Industry Press Release dated 01.09.2011

 

469

India wants Revival of US GSP

Ministry of Commerce & Industry Press Release dated 01.09.2011

 

470

CBEC Bans Export of Pan Masala in Plastic Sachet

F.No. 528/69/2011-STO (TU) dated 30th August 2011

 

471

Centralised Payment of Court Fee w.e.f. 1 September 2011

F.No. 275/05/2011-CX.8A dated 25th August 2011

 

472

Epoxide Resin Norms – Unit of Measurement Corrected

76-PN(RE)/02.09.2011

 

473

CBEC Issues Draft Shipping Bill (Electronic Declaration) Regulations, 2011 Following Self Assessment

F.No. 450/26/2011-Cus.IV dated 1st September 2011

 

474

Obama Asks EPA to Withdraw Ozone Rules

 

 

475

WTO Adopts Report on US Zeroing of Anti-dumping Duty on Viet Shrimps

 

 

476

EGoM Bans Onion Exports - Free Export Quotas for Rice, Wheat

 

 

477

DGFT Bans Onion Exports

73-Ntfn(RE)/09.09.2011

 

478

DGFT Removes Export Ban on Non Basmati Rice – Monitoring through Customs EDI

71-Ntfn(RE)/09.09.2011

 

479

DGFT Removes Export Ban on Wheat – Exports only through Customs EDI Ports

72-Ntfn(RE)/09.09.2011

 

480

Board Aims for Facilitation Target 80% for Air Cargo Complexes, 70% for Seaports and 60% for ICDs

39-CBEC/02.09.2011

 

481

Corrections in CBEC Circular on Export of Pan Masala in Plastic Sachet

Corrigendum/05.09.2011

 

482

MEP of Bangalore Onions Raised to US$ 475/MT

70-Ntfn(RE)/07.09.2011

 

483

46 More entries Inserted for Zero Duty Imports from Bangladesh

Ntfn 85/06.09.2011

 

484

Stainless Steel Flats from EU, USA, China and Others – Width Specification Introduced after Mid Term Review

Ntfn 86/06.09.2011

 

485

Mid Term Review Investigation Initiated on Carbon Black from China, Australia, Russia and Thai

F.No.15/41/2010-DGAD dated 30th August 2011

 

486

FPS Benefits on Handmade Carpets Extended to Handloom Carpets

77-PN(RE)/05.09.2011

 

487

CBEC Announces Uniform Procedure on Factory Stuffing of Export Goods

952-CBEC/08.09.2011

 

488

Online Transmission of DEPB, EPCG and DES at ICD Karur from 12.09.2011

40-Pol.Cir/09.09.2011

 

489

RBI Delegates Power of Change in Lender Approval to Dealers

11-RBI/07.09.2011

 

490

Deferred Payment Protocols between India and Erstwhile USSR

10-RBI/07.09.2011

 

491

World Bank Pink Sheet – September 2011

 

 

492

Voluntary Payment of Duty after Provisional Assessment

40-CBEC/09.09.2011

 

493

Anti-dumping Duty for 5 Years on Para Nitroaniline from China

Ntfn 88/09.09.2011

 

494

Spl CVD of 4% Exempts on CRGO Sheet for Manufacture of Transformers

Ntfn 87/09.09.2011

 

495

Service Tax Category on Brokers Enlarged

44-ST/09.09.2011

 

496

Department of Revenue Shifts 1100 DEPB Items to Drawback Schedule

[Ministry of Finance (MoF), PIB Press Release dated 16th September 2011]

 

497

Cotton Export Policy Liberalised – No Bank Guarantee Required

74-Ntfn(RE)/12.09.2011

 

498

CBEC Clarification on Onions, Rice and Wheat Exports

41-CBEC/14.09.2011

 

499

ERI Form for Monthly Return for Production and Removal of Goods for Availment of CENVAT Credit

20-CE(NT)-13.09.2011

 

500

No Verification for Harassment of User, says Mumbai DGFT Office

03-ZPRU Cir/09.09.2011

 

501

Duty Free Import Facility for Defence Extended to Police

Ntfn 89/12.09.2011

 

502

Shipping Lines asked to Use SEZ Codes instead of “Local” Codes

115-PN/08.09.2011

 

503

Permission from Assessing Officer must for Labeling of Importer Goods in CFS; AC Docks Permission only for RMS Goods

116-PN/08.09.2011

 

504

Service Tax Exempted on Indian Company who Engages Foreign Law Firm for Advice or Consultancy

45-ST/12.09.2011

 

505

MoC Invites Suggestions for SEZs Policy from Trade

 

 

506

India Committed to Reduce Tariff Lines under Sensitive List by 20% in One Month: Anand Sharma

 

 

507

No On-site Audit for Exports

[D.O.F.No.131311/2011-Ch (E&C) dated 1st September 2011]

 

508

Licence Suspension Penalty under Reg 20 (2) for CHA Harsh for Minor Violation – Reform of Law Must – Article by Ravinder Jain

 

 

509

Majumder Now Permanent Chairman of CBEC, He is no Longer ‘Acting’

F.No. A.12026/11/2010-Ad.I dated 14th September 2011

 

510

Mandatory E-filing of Central Excise Returns in ACES

955-CBEC/15.09.2011

 

511

Amendments in Central Excise Rules 2002 – Online Filing of Return

21-CE(NT)/14.09.2011

 

512

Amendments in Cenvat Credit Rules 2004 – Online Filing of Return

22-CE(NT)/14.09.2011

 

513

Tariff Value of Brass Scrap Raised by US$37/MT

65-Cus(NT)/15.09.2011

 

514

Lower Rank Officers Deemed Proper Officers with Retrospective Effect for Revival of Lost Court Cases

Bill No. 44-C of 2011/25.08.2011

 

515

LDCs Duty Concessions Raised, Only 20% of Normal Rate Applicable (Previous 40%)

Ntfn 90/16.09.2011

 

516

Government has decided to Lift the Ban on the Export of Onions: Rahul Khullar

Press Release dated 20 September 2011

 

517

DGFT Removes Export Ban on Onions subject to MEP of US$475/MTs

DGFT Notification 75(RE) dated 20 September 2011

 

518

DGFT Allows Exporters can File Online Application for DEPB for Cotton and Cotton Yarn Exports made from 4 August 2011

DGFT Trade Notice No. 20 dated 16 September 2011

 

519

Provisional Antidumping Duty Imposed on Morpholine from China, EU and USA

Customs Notification 91 dated 20 September 2011

 

520

Anti- dumping Duty on Rubber Chemicals PX-13 (6PPD) from Korea – Duty Hiked in Review

Customs Notification 92 dated 20 September 2011

 

521

Anti-dumping Duty on Rubber Chemicals – Entries relating to Korea Omitted from Ntfn 133/2008

Customs Notification 93 dated 20 September 2011

 

522

BSNL Eligible for Service tax Exemption for Local Calls provided through Village Panchayat Telephones

Service Tax Circular 146 dated 20 September 2011

 

523

R&D Cess on Transfer of Technology

Service Tax Notification 47 dated 19 September 2011

 

524

R&D Cess on Transfer of Technology

Service Tax Notification 46 dated 19 September 2011

 

525

Medical Expenses paid to NRI by Resident Individuals will cover under Term ‘Services Related Thereto’

RBI Circular A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 20 dated 16 September 2011

 

526

Repayment of Loans of Nonresident Close Relatives by Residents

RBI Circular A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 19 dated 16 September 2011

 

527

RBI Permits Resident Individuals to Lend a Loan to NRI

RBI Circular A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 18 dated 16 September 2011

 

528

RBI Permits Resident Individuals can Make Rupee Gifts to NRI by way of Cross Cheque or E- Transfer

RBI Circular A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 17 dated 16 September 2011

 

529

FII into NRE/FCNR Accounts Facility Extended to NRIs also

RBI Circular A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.16 dated 15 September 2011

 

530

Operating Joint Account in EEFC/RFC Bank Accounts on ‘Former or Survivor’ Basis

RBI Circular A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 15 dated 15 September 2011

 

531

Security Transfer by Way of Gift Enhanced to US$50,000 per Year

RBI Circular A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 14 dated 15 September 2011

 

532

NRIs can Open Joint NRE Account with Close Relative in India

RBI Circular A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 13 dated 15 September 2011

 

533

RBI Permits Resident can include NRI Relative to their Saving Bank Account as Joint Holder

RBI Circular A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 12 dated 15 September 2011

 

534

Money Laundering – Cross Border Inward Remittance under Money Transfer Service Scheme

RBI Circular A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 24 dated 19 September 2011

 

535

Money Laundering – Clients Jurisdiction and Verification Must

RBI Circular A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.23 dated 19 September 2011

 

536

Indian Agents under Money Transfer Service Scheme

RBI Circular A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 22 dated 19 September 2011

 

537

Money Laundering Risks with Bolivia, Cuba, Sri Lanka and Others

RBI Circular A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 21 dated 19 September 2011

 

538

Food Security and Stability in South Asia

 

 

539

IMF Cuts Global Growth Estimate on Europe