FTP Notifications

Radial Tyres Shifted to Restricted from Free List

·    Motor Cars, Buses and Lorries, Motor Cycles even Bicycles Tyres Covered

·    DGFT Negative List Licence required

·    No More 5 percent FTA Free Import from ASEAN

·    BIS Standard Must also be Met by Import

·    Retreaded Tyres Import is Free subject to MIP

12-Ntfn/12.06.2020

Export of Human Embryos/ Gametes/ Gonad Tissues Free subjected to NOC from ICMR

11-Ntfn/12.06.2020

DGFT Notifies Updated SCOMET Items

10-Ntfn/11.06.2020

Fake Email IDs for GST Refund and Issue of IEC

14-TN/11.06.2020

DGFT Restricts 12 More Diagnostic and Lab Reagents Exports Related to Covid-19

09-Ntfn/10.06.2020

Import of Two Lakh MT Pigeon Peas and Other Pulses from Mozambique under MOU Allowed in 2020-21

13-TN/01.06.2020

Hand Sanitizers in Containers with Dispenser Pumps Exports Prohibited

·    Hand Sanitizers in any Form or Packaging Freely Exportable

08-Ntfn/01.06.2020

DGFT Withdraws Restriction on Paracetamol Exports – Now Freely Exportable

07-Ntfn/28.05.2020

No Digital CoO Now for Thai and Vietnam Exports, Manual Certs Must

12-TN/22.05.2020

Non-Surgical Masks Exports Opened

06-Ntfn/16.05.2020

Interest Equalisation Scheme for Pre and Post-shipment Rupee Export Credit Extended for One More Year to 31 Mar 2021

11-TN/14.05.2020

Silver Powder and Semi Manufacturing Import Allowed for Export under Advance Authorisation or Supply by Foreign Buyer Route

05-Ntfn/13.05.2020

Urad Additional Import Quota of 2.5 lakh MT Extended to 31 May 2020

10-TN/13.05.2020

Alcohol Based Hand Sanitizers Export Prohibited

04-Ntfn/06.05.2020

DGFT Instructs Customs Authority to Accept Scanned Copies of the PSIC of Metal Scrap and Waste Imports for Customs Clearance

09-TN/06.05.2020

DGFT Clarifies Definition of Paper Stock Lot

08-TN/04.05.2020

Free Sale and Commerce Certificate for Drugs and Cosmetics and other Goods under Restriction to be issued on Email by Regional Officers of DGFT

07-TN/28.04.2020

Paracetamol Formulations Export Shifted to Free List, Paracetamol as such Remains Restricted

DGFT Notification No. 03 dated 17th April 2020

Urad Additional Import Quota of 2.5 lakh MT Extended by 15 Days to 15 May 2020

DGFT Trade Notice No. 04 dated 16th April 2020

DGFT Clarifies that MEIS will be Available for Another Nine Months, i.e., 31 Dec 2020

·    RoDTEP to Replace MEIS with Simultaneous Removal from MEIS

·    RoDTEP Scheme to be Notified Separately in Consultation with DoR

03-TN/15.04.2020

RPO Import Tightened, Pre Purchase Agreement Required

·   Licence Validity Cut to Six Months from 18 Months

·   No More New Licenses if Old Licence Expire

·   Strict Control on Diversion of Malaysia Oil through Nepal or Bangladesh

02-TN/13.04.2020

DGFT Lifts Ban on Export of 24 API and Formulations thereof

·   Paracetamol and its Formulations Continue under Restricted List

02-Ntfn/06.04.2020

Certificate of Origin for Exports to ASEAN, Nepal, SAPTA and SAFTA, Sri Lanka, Japan and China (APTA) only through DGFT Website from 7 April 2020 Today

·      Only Electronic Issue Now, Hard Copy after Lifting of COVID-19 Lockdown

·      Digital Signature must for Electronic Verification

01-TN/07.04.2020

Export of Hydroxychloroquine and Formulations made from Hydroxychloroquine (Medicine for Corona Virus Affected) from SEZ/EOUs also Prohibited

·    No Protection for SEZ, Advance Authorisation Exports

·    MEA Recco to Open Exports on 25 March Overruled

01-Ntfn/04.04.2020

Export of Diagnostic or Lab Reagents Restricted, Transitional Arrangement to Protect Past Contracts not to Apply

59-Ntfn/04.04.2020

Digitally Signed Copies of Certificate of Origin for Export Allowed

·    India Ready to Reciprocate for Imports as Well

62-TN/06.04.2020

Registered Exporters (REX) under EU GSP

DGFT Instructs Local Users would Accept Scanned Copies of the Pre-registration Application for REG issue by 17 Local Admins Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

61-TN/02.04.2020

Steel Import Monitoring System (SIMS) – Automatic Registration Number Generated Till 31 March 2020 for 60 More Days Extended

58-Ntfn/31.03.2020

Foreign Trade Policy Amendments

57-Ntfn/31.03.2020

RCMC Expired before 31 March 2020 will be Honoured till 30 Sept 2020

60-TN/31.03.2020

Allocate Red Sanders Export Quota by Dec 2020 end

56-Ntfn/30.03.2020

Animal By-Products – No Production Process Certificate Required

·    Health Certificate by Export Inspection Council only

55-Ntfn/30.03.2020

India will Issue Late Certificate of Origin for FTA Exports, Retrospective Effect Due Covid 19 Lockdown

·   Foreign Government will Issue Corresponding Notice on Reciprocal Basis to Continue FTA Concessions on its Exports to India

59-TN/28.03.2020

Hydroxychloroquine and Formulations made from Hydroxychloroquine Export Shifted to Prohibited from Free List

·    SEZ, Advance Authorisation Protected

·    Transitional Arrangements under Para 1.05 for LC cases also Protected

·    MEA Recco to Open Export Accepted

54-Ntfn-25.03.2020

Ventilators, Sanitizers, Oxygen Therapy  and Apparatus also Shifted to Prohibited from Free List

·         No Protection of Prior Commitments under Para 1.05 of FTP

53-Ntfn/24.03.2020

Last Date for Online Applications for 4 Lakh MT Urad Quota Extended to 15 April 2020

58-TN/23.03.2020

Export of Surgical Masks Prohibited again in less than One month

·      Ventilators join the list along with Raw Materials for Masks and Coveralls

·      Transitional Arrangements under para 1.05 protecting past contract and goods in transit not applicable

·      Ex-out Code used by DGFT for the first time listing items partially covered by HS Codes

52-Ntfn/19.03.2020

Urad Quota of 4 Lakh Tonnes for May-March 2020-21 Released

·      Only Millers and Refiners Eligible

56-TN/19.03.2020

Online Applications to be Received in 14 Days Window

57-TN/19.03.2020

Light Naphtha, Heavy Naphtha, Full Range Naphtha and Flying Clubs Import Shifted to Free from STE List

·   Zinc Dross Import Shifted to Free subject to AU condition from Restricted List

51-Ntfn/18.03.2020

Steps Taken by Dept of Financial Services to Disruption on Account of Corona Virus

55-TN/12.03.2020

Additional Quota of 2.5 lakh tonnes of Urad Import released on 19 Dec 2019 to be Completed by 30 April 2020

54-TN/03.03.2020

26 Drug Formulations Export Shifted from Free to Restricted List

50-Ntfn/03.03.2020

DGFT Withdraws both Bangalore Rose and Krishnapuram Varieties Onion Export Ban w.e.f. from 15 March 2020

·    MEP of US$850 fob per MT also Goes

49-Ntfn/02.03.2020

Online Issue of CoO under Indo-Korea CEPA for Export to Korea from India w.e.f. 6 March 2020

53-TN/02.03.2020

DGFT Clarifies Exportability of Medical Equipments War on Coronavirus – Eight More items Inserted in Free List

48-Ntfn/25.02.2020

Physical Copies of TMA Application may be Submitted to Overcome Software Response Error; One Time Relaxation Allowed

51-TN/21.02.2020

MIP on Cashew Kernels not Apply to EOUs and SEZs

50-TN/14.02.2020

REX Exporters under EU-GSP Allowed Self Certification by Authorised Agencies Listed in Appendix 2C not Required

·   Fortnightly Statement in Format on Statement of Origin Must

·   DGFT Threatens Amendments of REX Number  if Statement not submitted or verification requested by EU not responded to within time limit

·  FAQ list of 20 Q&A Released

49-TN/11.02.2020

DGFT Lifts Ban on Export of Surgical/Disposable Masks and All Gloves

·   Ban Remains on N95 Masks, NBR Gloves, Surgical Clothing

47-Ntfn/08.02.2020

Krishnapuram Onions 10,000 MT Quota Opened for Export for Shipment Till 31 March, 2020

46-Ntfn/06.02.2020

Import of Stock Lot Coated Paper in Heading 4810 Prohibited

45-Ntfn/31.01.2020

TMA Assistance for Agro Products – Deficient Application Allowed to be Corrected by 20 Feb 2020

48-TN/04.02.2020

Export of Personal Protection Equipments including Clothing and Masks Prohibited

44-Ntfn/31.01.2020

DGFT Notifies Additional 2% Ad Hoc MEIS to Mobiles for Three Months (1 Jan to 31 Mar 2020)

·   Old Rate of 4% Restored in 2% + 2%

43-Ntfn/29.01.2020

DGFT Wants Breakup of “Others” in HS Codes for Classification Reform

47-TN/29.01.2020

DGFT Calls for Suggestion on Including Entries under ‘Others’ Category in HS

46-TN/17.01.2020

Rice (Basmati and Non-Basmati) Exports to EU

·    Certificate of Inspection from EIC/EIA Requires to EU Member States such as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland

·    Certificate of Inspection from EIC/EIA Mandatory to Other European Countries from 1st July, 2020

41-Ntfn/09.01.2020

Desiccated Coconut below Rs 150 per kg Prohibited. Free Policy for Others Continues

40-Ntfn/08.01.2020

RBD Palm Oil and Palmolein Import Shifted from Free to Restricted List

39-Ntfn/08.01.2020

Import Policy Changes in ITC (HS) Schedule-I to Align with Finance (No.2) Act, 2019 Implemented w.e.f. 1 Jan 2020

38-Ntfn/01.01.2020

Additional Quota of 2.5 Lakh tonnes for Urad Import Released

·    Corrigendum to Trade Notice 44/2019-2020 dated 26.12.2019 – The word "millers/ traders" is rectified as "millers/ refiners"

45-TN/27.12.2019

Additional Quota of 2.5 Lakh tonnes for Urad Import Released

·   Corrigendum to Trade Notice 42/2019-2020 dated 19.12.2019 – HS Code Corrected to 0713 31 10 from 0713 31 90

44-TN/26.12.2019

Additional Quota of 2.5 Lakh tonnes for Urad Import Released

·   Online Applications will be received between 20.12.2019 to 31.12.2019

·   Successful Applicants will have to Ensure that the Import Consignments of Urad Reaches the Indian Ports on or before 31.03.2020

43-TN/19.12.2019

Commerce Ministry Invites Online Applications from Millers and Refiners for Urad Import Quota Allocation

42-TN/19.12.2019

Minister Imposes Complete Ban on Peas Import

·   MIP of Rs. 200 per kg Slapped with Port Restriction to Only Kolkata

·   Trade says Landed Price will be in Range of Pistachios after 50% Duty

·   Goods in Transit Backed by LC will be protected through Transition Provision of Para 1.05 of FTP, Others cannot cleared even by Fine and Penalty

37-Ntfn/18.12.2019

Commerce Takes Over Gold Import Policy from RBI whose Monopoly Over Currency is Diluted

36-Ntfn/18.12.2019

DGFT Tightens Gifts Import Policy

35-Ntfn/12.12.2019

Issue of CoO for India­ Nepal FTAs under SAFTA and SAPTA to start from 18 Dec 2019

41-TN/12.12.2019

Import Policy Changes in ITC(HS) Schedule I to Align with Finance (No. 2) Act, 2019 – Effect of the Changes will be Notified Later

·   Implementation Date of Finance Act Fifth Schedule Amendments not yet Notified by the Dept of Revenue

34-Ntfn/06.12.2019

Toy Imports will be Cleared by Customs but Market Sales not Allowed till Successful Test at NABL Lab

33-Ntfn/02.12.2019

DGFT Asks Customs to Speedily Clear Imported Onions

40-TN/02.12.2019

DGFT Weeds Out 31,246 Incorrect Import Export Code and Multiple IEC with Same PAN

·    IEC Holders in Black List Asked to Make Written Submissions to Correct Mistakes

·    15 Dec 2019 Last Date for Correction

39-TN/19.11.2019

Implementation Date of SIMS Registration Extended by Three Weeks to 21.11.2019

32-Ntfn/13.11.2019

Import Policy Amended in ITC (HS) Schedule I to Align with the Finance (No.2) Act, 2019

·    Implementation date of Finance Act Amendments to the Schedule not yet Notified, File under Process in Dept of Revenue

31-Ntfn/13.11.2019

Nine Categories of Drones Listed for Type Approval from DoT and DGFT Licence under DGCA Policy

30-Ntfn/08.11.2019

Last Date for Toor Dal Quota Import Extended to 15 Nov’ 2019

·    No Extension of Deadline for Urad and Moong Quota Import beyond 31 Oct 2019

38-TN/05.11.2019

Certificate of Inspection from EIC/EIA Requires for Rice (Basmati and Non-Basmati) Exports to EU

29-Ntfn/04.11.2019

Deemed Exports – Drawback of Duty Paid on Inputs also Allowed on All Industry Rate

28-Ntfn/31.10.2019

Bangalore Rose Onions Export upto 9000 MT Allowed till 30 Nov 2019

·   Export only through Chennai Port

·   Horticulture Commissioner Karnataka Certificate Required

·   Certificate Must Registered with Addl DGFT Bangalore

27-Ntfn/28.10.2019

PET Flakes made from Used PET Bottles Import Prohibited

26-Ntfn/24.10.2019

DGFT Threatens Mis-declaration cases under FTDR Law on Wrongful HS Classification Code under "Others" in Both Import and Export Customs Documents

37-TN/22.10.2019

Customs Duty Foregone on Export Obligation in NCLT Cases to be Included in Dues of Official Duties – Policy Para 2.15A Inserted

25-Ntfn/18.10.2019

Only Indian National Flag Code Specification Ship Allowed for Import

24-Ntfn/11.10.2019

RCF Designated as STE for Urea Import

·    Free Import of Urea allowed for Non-agriculture/Industrial User/NPK Manufacturing

·    AU Condition Removed

23-Ntfn/11.10.2019

DGFT Clarification on Regularisation of Higher Late Cut on Shipping Bills Reactivated in Ecom Module – First Shipping Bill Date in Online Ignored by the System for MEIS

36-TN/09.10.2019

DGFT Rejects Requests for Last Date Extension for Toor Dal Quota Import

·   Allocation of Toor Dal – Imports must Completed by 31 Oct 2019

35-TN/30.09.2019

Export of E-Cigarette Devices and their Parts Banned

22-Ntfn/30.09.2019

Onion Exports Prohibited “Till Further Orders”

·   Ban has only Salutary effect since Export Variety is Very Different Compared to Domestic Variety

·   No Order on Goods in Transit and LC backed Pending Contracts

21-Ntfn/29.09.2019

E-Cigarettes Import Prohibited

20-Ntfn/26.09.2019

Preferential Certificates of Origin now on DGFT Digital Platform

·   Electronic Paperless, Contactless Platform for the CoO Application Process

·   IEC Embedded Digital Signature Required

·   Auto-populated from the DGFT IEC database

·   Platform is now live for registration

·   Department is in dialog with the FTA/PTA partner countries for accepting the new format of CoO issued

·   Issue of CoO for India­ Chile PTA to start from 25th September 2019

34-TN/19.09.2019

MMTC and NAFED Get 2 lakh MT Each Maize Import Quota at 15% Duty

33-TN/19.09.2019

MEP on Onions Back to $850 per MT as Domestic Prices Rise, LC is must now

19-Ntfn/13.09.2019

Allocation for Toor, Moong, Urad and Peas - Imports to be Completed by 31 Oct 2019

32-TN/11.09.2019

DGFT Reorganises Regional Offices

31-TN/06.09.2019

Chlorotrifluoroethene (CTFE) Import Shifted to Free from Restricted

18-Ntfn/05.09.2019

Steel in Chapters 72 & 73 subjected to Compulsory Registration under SIMS (Steel Import Monitoring System)

DGFT has issued a notification dated 05.09.2019 to notify some 284 items covering Basic steel (Chapter 72), Steel products (Chapter 73) and Chapter 86 – Railway rolling stock in order to control imports.

17-Ntfn/05.09.2019

DGFT Invites Applications for PSIA Recognition from All Including those whose Validity is upto June 2020  - Last Date 30 Sept 2019

30-TN/04.09.2019

Gold Replenishment for Exports to Follow Customs Notification 57/2000– Gold and Silver Jewellery and Articles Export against Supply by Nominated Agencies

·   References to Establish Excise and GST Dropped

16-Ntfn/02.09.2019

Agarbatti and other Odoriferous Preparations Import Shifted to Restricted from Free List – Negative List Licence Required for Import

15-Ntfn/31.08.2019

Registration of Vehicles Imported by Manufactures or through Authorised Agencies to Comply with Standard Operating Procedure Issued under Central Motor Vehicles Rules 2018

14-Ntfn/28.08.2019

Polymethyl Methacrylate Import Shifted to Prohibited from Free List with effect from 1 Sept 2019

13-Ntfn/28.08.2019

Exporters can Now File TMA (Transport and Marketing Assistance) Applications Online @DGFT Website

29-TN/08.08.2019

Procedure for Supplementary Claims for MEIS Allowed in Retrospective Effect Cases

28-TN/05.08.2019

Allocate Red Sanders Export Quota by Dec End, DGFT Requests

12-Ntfn/29.07.2019

Mistake in Urad and Moong Code in Trade Notice for Quota Allocation Corrected

26-TN/24.07.2019

Council for Trade Development and Promotion (CTDP) Merged with Board of Trade (BOT)

·    Liaison with States as Major Objective but No Reps of States in New BOT!

11-Ntfn/17.07.2019

Sri Sudipta Bhattacharya Appointed as Statistics Officer

10-Ntfn/16.07.2019

DGFT Tightens Procedure for Recovery of Penalty on FTDR Violation Cases

ECA Circular No. 26/2015-20 dated 12 July 2019

Maize Import Quota for 4 lakh MT Released

25-TN/09.07.2019

Toor Import Quota Applications Invited, Last Date 15 July

Small Quantity for each importer as quota to be divided pro rata among applicants, many allottees may find import non viable due to low quantity.

24-TN/05.07.2019

Additional Quota of 2 lakh Tonnes for Toor Import Released

23-TN/05.07.2019

DGFT Invites Suggestions on Foreign Trade Policy Review

21-TN/28.06.2019

No More Multiple Deficiency Letters, Orders DGFT, All Deficiencies should be Pointed Out in One Go

20-TN/26.06.2019

New Minister Removes Restriction on Seeds of Peas, Only Plant Quarantine Order to be Followed

09-Ntfn/25.06.2019

No Review of Pulses Quota Allocation, Deficient Applications are not Eligible

19-TN/21.06.2019

One Lakh MT of Maize (Feed Grade) under TRQ Distributed Amongst MMTC and NAFED Equally

18-TN/14.06.2019

Cashew Kernel Broken or Whole Import Prohibited if CIF Value is below Rs. 680 per kg (Broken) and Rs. 720 per kg (Kernel Whole)

·    MIP of Cashew Kernel (Broken/Whole) Enhanced

08-Ntfn/12.06.2019

River Sand and Stone Aggregates Exports Quota to Maldives under Bilateral Trade Agreement through CAPEXIL Notified

DGFT Notification No 07/2015-2020 dated 7 June 2019

Draft ITC(HS) Based Export Policy 2019 Released

DGFT Draft Circular dated 24.05.2019

Biofuels Import Condition for Non-Fuel Purpose Lifted, Authorisation from DGFT Still Required

06-Ntfn/24.05.2019

DGFT Discontinues Submission of Physical Copy of RCMCs from 1 July 2019

·    Services RCMC not Required if Goods RCMC Available

17-TN/23.05.2019

Imports and Exports from Democratic People’s Rep Korea – HS Codes for UNSC Resolutions 2270 and 2321 Notified

·    HS Codes for Sectoral Bans on Exports to DPRK Listed

16-TN/16.05.2019

DGFT Issues Trade Notice for Rupee Payment from Sanction Countries in OFAC

·    e-BRC has been generated in INR and payment

·    MEIS Online E- Com module

·    OFAC Shipments

·    Shipments to OFAC countries

·    No physical/paper copy of the MEIS scrips will be issued for EDI ports

·    Shipping bills with Let Export date on or after 16.05.2019, usual late cut would be applied by the system and RAs shall not change it

15-TN/16.05.2019

DGFT Receives 57028 for 724 HS Codes Shipping Bills with HS Codes from Customs for MEIS Claims to Cover Cases of Missing HS Codes

14-TN/16.05.2019

Last Date for Maize (Feed Grade) under TRQ Extended till 31 May 2019

13-TN/14.05.2019

DGFT Discontinues Submission of Physical Copy of RCMCs from 1 July 2019

12-TN/13.05.2019

Bill of Lading Date is Recognised as Shipment Date for Peas Import in Transition Period

·    Registration of Contracts Date to be Revised Accordingly

11-TN/09.05.2019

Self-Ratification Scheme for Advance Authorization for Authorized Economic Operators (AEOs)

·    DGFT Requests AEOs who use Duty Exemption Scheme to take Advantage of this Facility to Reduce Transaction Costs and Time

10-TN/09.05.2019

Second Hand Electronics Goods under CRO Will Require Import Licence from DGFT

·    Covers 49 Items including Mobiles and Laptops

05-Ntfn/07.05.2019

Seven Essential Food Items Including Rice and Potatoes Freely Allowed for Exports to Maldives for 2019-20

·    Quota Restrictions to Apply

04-Ntfn/07.05.2019

More Than 6000 Applications for Pulses Import Licence Received- Results to be Announced on 10 June 2019

09-TN/07.05.2019

Online Module Upgraded for Indian Entities who can File and Track Complaints against Foreign Entities

·   Online Application Form

·   Upload documents

·   Jurisdictional Regional Authority

·   Jurisdictional Indian Mission

·   Unique Reference Number (URN) starting with ‘Q’ will be generated

·   A link ‘View Status’

·   Concerned Regional Authority

·   Indian Mission

·   Economic Diplomacy Division

08-TN/26.04.2019

SCOMET Appendix 3 to Schedule 2 Amended

03-Ntfn/24.04.2019

SCOMET Controls on Exports to Government Liberalised Partially, Post Export Authorisation Allowed

02-Ntfn/24.04.2019

Import of 175K MT Pigeon Peas (Chana) and other Pulses from Mozambique under MoU Allowed in 2019-20

07-TN/23.04.2019

Ban on Milk and Milk Products Import from China Extended Until the Capacity of Laboratories at Ports of Entry Suitably Upgraded for Testing Melamine

01-Ntfn/23.04.2019

DGFT Invites Online Applications from Millers and Refiners for Pulses Import Quota Allocation

·    Tur/Arhar, Urad, Moong and Matar Covered

06-TN/16.04.2019

Only Address Proof and Cancelled Cheque Required for IEC

·    Five percent Applications subject to Checking by Regional DGFT

·    15 Days’ Time to Rectify Deficiencies

05-TN/15.04.2019

DGFT Discontinues Issue of Physical Copy of MEIS/SEIS Scrips from 10 April 2019

03-TN/03.04.2019

One Lakh MT of Maize (Feed Grade) under TRQ Allowed at 15% Duty for Actual Users

02-TN/03.04.2019

Import Quota for Pulses from 1 April 2019 Released

·         Moong (Split and Non Split) 1.5 lakh MT

·         Peas (Split and Non Split) 1.5 lakh MT, New Restriction Imposed

·         Urad (Split and Non Split) 1.5 lakh MT

·         Pigeon Peas (Tur/Arhar) 2 lakh MT

·         Consumer Price to Rise, Applicants Quantity for 10 times Quota Available, Allocation only to Processors

Trade Notice No. 52/2018-19 dated 1 April 2019

Online Filing Based Approval of MEIS Applications of SEZ Shipping Bills

51-Trade Notice/2018-19 dated 29.03.2019

DGFT Notifies New Provision for RoSCTL

Notification No. 59/2015-2019 dated 29.03.2019

DGFT Notifies New Chapter 7A for Transport and Marketing Assistance (TMA) for Specified Agriculture Productions

Notification 58/2015-2020 dated 29.03.2019

On-line Applications Compulsory for Export of Restricted Non-SCOMET Items from 19 March 2019

50-TN/18.03.2019

AA/EPCG/EOU Schemes IGST Exemptions Extended upto 31 March 2020

57-Ntfn/20.03.2019

On-line Applications Compulsory for Restricted Items Import from 18 March 2019

·         Only One Port of Registration for Licence Allowed for Import of Restricted Items

·         Revised Application Format ANF-2M Notified

·         Mandatory Requirements Listed

49-TN-15.03.2019

Gold Dore Import upto One tonne Allowed to Obtain BIS Licence

48-TN/13.03.2019

Red Sanders Wood Obtained from Private Land Allowed against Licence in Raw Form

·   Value Added Products Export List Expanded to Allow from Stocks Derived from Private Land

DGFT Notification No. 56/2015-2020 dated 18 February 2018

Trade Disputes Complaints to be Filed Online from 11 Feb 2019

47-TN/11.02.2019

E-com Module for Applying for MEIS for Courier or Postal Shipments

ANF 3D Application Format Revised

46-TN/06.02.2019

Interest Equalisation Scheme

·      Merchant Exporters to Get Interest Equalisation of Three Percent

·      MSMEs Continue to Get 5% Subvention

·     Manufacturing Exporters Get 3% Subvention

45-TN/01.02.2019

Bio-Diesel Exports from Imported Feedstock Allowed to SEZ and EOU Units

·    Public Notice No.29 dated 28.08.2018 Restriction not Applicable

44-TN/31.01.2019

Applicants Advised to Fill-up Case Summary Column 15 in ANF-2D in Policy Relaxation Committee Cases

43-TN/30.01.2019

NoC from Narcotics Commissioner not Required before Import of Nicotinic Acid & Nocitinamide

DGFT Notification No. 55 dated 15th January 2019

207 Technical Textiles Items Notified

DGFT Notification No. 54 dated 15th January 2019

IGST and Compensation Cess Exemption Allowed in DFIA Cases under AA – DGFT Notification

·    AAL and Deemed Exports Covered

·    Alternatively Utilization in Factory with CA Certificate Must

·    IGST and CC to be Paid if Goods Sold in Market

·    Facility Expires on 31 March 2019

DGFT Notification No. 53/2015-20 dated 10 January 2019

Transfer of MEIS Allowed only through DGFT Computer, Manual Transfer not Allowed

·    Scrips issued from 14 Jan 2019 Covered

·    Physical Issue of Scrips too will Go in Future

42-TN/11.01.2019

Aviation Gasoline under 27101219 on Free with AU Import through IOC (Policy Condition 5) – Flying Clubs Exempted

51-Ntfn/08.01.2019

CRO must be satisfied for IT Goods like Mobiles

·    No CRO to Result in Destruction of Goods at Import Point