FTP Public Notices

 

Export Authorisation for Re-export or Return of SCOMET Items

59-PN/12.12.2018

Prohibited Items in SCOMET List not Allowed for Exhibitions

58-PN/12.12.2018

Errata to Public Notice No.50/2015-2020 dated 26th November, 2018 - Pet Coke Quota Allocation Application thru ANF 2M

DGFT Public Notice No.57/2015-20 dated 6 December 2018

Revised Territorial Jurisdiction of RA of DGFT

·      RA Amritsar Merged in RA Ludhiana

·      RA Goa in Mumbai

·     RA Puducherry in Chennai

DGFT Public Notice No. 56/2015-2020 dated 5 December 2018

MEIS of 2 % Notified on TMQ w.e.f. 1 Jan 2017

55-PN/03.12.2018

BIS Approved Refineries Listed in Appendix 2X for Licensing Gold Dore Import

54-PN/30.11.2018

Provisions for Fees for Preferential Certificate of Origin

·    Chamber of Commerce Must Issue Preferential Certificate of Origin within One Working Day

53-PN/30.11.2018

DGFT Notifies Rs. 600 Max as Origin Certificate Issuance Fee to Check Profiteering by Chambers of Commerce

·    Rs. 7500 for Post Verification of Self-certified Origin Certificate under EU- GSP for Single Unit

52-PN/30.11.2018

Wastage Norms and Value for Gold Idols Prescribed

51-PN/30.11.2018

Pet Coke Quota Allocation Application thru ANF 2M

50-PN/26.11.2018

5% MEIS for Non Basmati Rice for Four Months

·    Valid from 26 Nov 2018 to 25 Mar 2019 to Boost Falling Exports Price

·    Bangladesh Reaps Bumper Harvest, Demand Falls

49-PN/22.11.2018

DGFT Notifies Bhadohi (UP) as Town of Export Excellence for Carpet and Floor Coverings

48-PN/20.11.2018

EPCG Authorisation Validity Raised to 24 months from 18 months

47-PN/15.11.2018

Stock and Sale SCOMET Export Allowed in Foreign Country

46-PN/15.11.2018

Last Date for Installation of Radiation Monitors for Un-shredded Scrap at Designated Ports Extended by Five More Months till 31 March 2019

·    DGFT Threatens De-recognition to the 14 Ports if No Monitors by New Date

·    Ports may be Happy to be Rid of Unremunerative Cargo, Trade Feels Parallel System of PSIC at Load Port Cheaper and Faster

45-PN/15.11.2018

EPC EOU to Cover All Products for RCMC

44-PN/05.11.2018

Track and Trace for Pharma Exports Further Extended by 8.5 months to 1 July 2019

43-PN/01.11.2018

Amendments in SION – Lauryl Myristyl Alcohol Included as Input Item for Sodium Lauryl Sulphate

42-PN/16.10.2018

MEIS of 20% on Cheese, Milk and Butter for the Next Three Months till 12 January 2019

41-PN/27.09.2018

Supreme International FZC Dropped as Pre-Shipment Inspection Agency

40-PN/26.09.2018

Post Export Advance Authorisation Regularisation of Natural Rubber and Silk

39-PN/13.09.2018

DGFT Releases 8424 MT Sugar Quota for USA under TRQ for the Period 1 Oct 2018 to 30 Sept 2019

38-PN/13.09.2018

ANF Forms for Deemed Exports (Ch 7) Amended for GST Changes

37-PN/04.09.2018

ANF Forms for EOUs (Ch 6) Amended for GST Changes

36-PN/04.09.2018

10,000 MTs Sugar Export to EU under CXL Quota for Oct 2018 to Sept 2019 Notified

35-PN/04.09.2018

DGFT Issues Procedure for Export of SCOMET Items for Display/ Exhibition/Tenders/RFP/RFO/NIT

34-PN/04.09.2018

Procedure for Export of SCOMET Items for Repair/Replacement Notified

33-PN/04.09.2018

Digital Signature Not Required for Intimation of Block-wise Fulfilment of Export Obligation to RAs under EPCG

32-PN/29.08.2018

Capital Goods Imported under EPCG can be Shifted to Other Units During the Entire EO Period

31-PN/29.08.2018

No Penalty for Delayed Installation Certificates in EPCG Cases

·    One Time Relaxation Allowed for Delays upto 31.03.2015

30-PN/14.08.2018

No Late Cut for Linen Export in 63029100 during Six months of 1 April-30 Sept 2015 Period

29-PN/09.08.2018

MEIS Rates Raised by 2% for 14 Items Includes Pressure Cookers, Utensils; Ghamellas; Frozen Octopus; Egg Albumin; Fish Heads, Tails and Maws

28-PN/08.08.2018

Procedure for Auto Generation of IEC by Email with PAN Number and Without Digital Signature

27-PN/08.08.2018

14 Services Sectors Listed under Services Export Promotion Council (SEPC)

DGFT Public Notice No. 26/2015-2020 dated 1 August 2018

DGFT Notifies Panipat as Town of Export Excellence for Carpets, Floor Coverings and Bed Linen Products

Public Notice No. 25/2015-20 dated 27 July 2018

MEIS Scope Widened to Allow Debit against High Duty Agri Goods

MEIS Premium to Rise

Public Notice No. 24/2015-2020 dated 26.07.2018

MEIS Rates Raised to 10% from 5% and 7% on 40 Items

·         Fresh Milk; Cream

·         Milk Powder; Yogurt; Butter Milk

·         Whey; Butter; Dairy Spread; Butter Oil; Ghee

·         Cheese; Oil Cake of Soyabean; Casein

23-PN/13.07.2018

MEIS Rate on Bengal Gram Extended upto 20 Sept. 2018

22-PN/13.07.2018

Uttar Pradesh Export Promotion Council, Lucknow Authorised to Issue Certificate of Origin (Non-Preferential)

·    Federation of Andhra Pradesh Small Industries Association Name Changed as Federation of Telangana Small (MSME) Industries Associations

21-PN/12.07.2018

Issue of Authorisation for Repeat Orders for Export of SCOMET Items - Scope Widened

20-PN/12.07.2018

Category 1C Chemicals Exports under SCOMET Allowed

19-PN/03.07.2018

Best Mulyankan Consultants Notified as Pre-Shipment Inspection Agency

18-PN/03.07.2018

MEIS to be Surrendered in Re-import Cases

·    Regional Office of DGFT to Issue a “No Incentive Certificate” to Clear the Import

·    New Application Form ANF-3E and 3F Released to Handle Application for NIC under New Para 3.24 of Handbook Procedure

17-PN/03.07.2018

Supplementary Claims under Chapter 3 Reward Schemes Disallowed with or without 2% Late Cut on Entitlement

DGFT Public Notice No. 16/2015-2020 dated 28 June 2018

DGFT Notifies Revised ANF-3B for SEIS Applications

Public Notice No. 15/2015-2020 dated 28 June 2018

Separate Development Commissioners Listed for Seven Private SEZs, Jurisdiction of DGFT Regional Authorities Updated

14-PN/20.06.2018

Corrigendum to Public Notice No. 09 dated 14.05.2018

Corrigendum dated 14 June 2018

Indian Mackerel Fish (Aiyla) MEIS Raised to 7% with Retrospective Effect from 1 Nov 2017

·    Only Mackerel with HS Codes 030249 and 030359 Eligible

13-PN/12.06.2018

Five Agencies Allowed to Issue Non Preferential Origin Certificate

DGFT Public Notice No.12/2015 – 2020 dated 28 May 2018

Onions MEIS Raised to 5% from 3%

DGFT Public Notice No. 11/2015-2020 dated 24 May 2018

Excess Export Obligation can be Set off against Deficient Obligation to Maintain Average – EO Default in EPCG to be Regularised

10-PN/22.05.2018

Advance Authorisation can be issued without Ad-hoc Norms also

·    Wastage Norms to be Decided by DGFT

·    Deemed Exports to be accepted for Discharge of Export Obligation

·    Tax Invoice accepted as Evidence of Deemed Exports

·    Advance License for Annual Authorisation in Ad-hoc Norms also

·    ANF 4F and 4G Amended

09-PN14.05.2018

Gemological Institute of America (GIA), Israel and Japan Notified for Certification/Grading of Diamonds of 0.25 carat and above

08-PN/14.05.2018

Enhanced MEIS Rates Released in Mid Term Review to Continue Beyond 30 June

07-PN/11.05.2018

Maize Input Output Norms Suspended

·    120 Days Export Obligation Period Condition Removed for Articles of Precious Metals, Time Restriction for Gem and Jewellery Sectors Continue

·    List of Authorised Agencies for Gold and Silver Imports Revised

06-PN/10.05.2018

Last Date for Pharma Track and Trace Export System Extended to 15 Nov 2018

05-PN/09.05.2018

No Pre-Shipment Inspection Certificate Required for Metal Scrap Imports from Six “Safe Countries”

·    Scrap Material Must be Cleared from Six Sea Ports Only

·    Transshipment Cases thru “Safe Countries not Exempt

04-PN/09.05.2018

Krishnapatnam Port Notified for Scrap Import

03-PN/09.05.2018

MEIS Rates Raised by 2% on 37 Handicrafts Goods for Six Months from 1 Nov 2017 to 30 Jun 2018

02-PN/01.05.2018

Delay in Application of EO Extension in EPCG Cases to be Condoned

01-PN/26.04.2018

Last Date for Installation of Radiation Monitors at Designated Ports Extended Till 31 Oct’2018

70-PN/28.03.2018

Raw Sugar Import under DFIA Allowed without Late Cut under Para 9.02

69-PN/28.03.2018

DGFT Releases Handbook Procedures for Self Ratification Scheme for SION

·    Scheme applicable only to AEOs Approved by Customs

·    Format for Chartered Engineer Certificate under Appendix 4K Released

68-PN/22.03.2018

SEZ Exports on Power with DTA Exports

·    SEZ Shipping Bills not Required for MEIS Claim from EDI Ports

67-PN/22.03.2018

Bengal Gram (Desi Chana) under MEIS Scheme – Corrections in Item Description

·    The Words “Desi Chana” Inserted to Correct the Entry

Corrigendum to Public Notice No. 66/21.03.2018 dated 22.03.2018

Bengal Gram Export Support at 7% under MEIS Notified for Three Months Till 20 June 2018

66-PN/21.03.2018

Irrevocable Letter of Credit Provisions from HBoP Deleted

65-PN/13.03.2018

Duty Free Maize in AA must be Exported within Three Months of Import

Public Notice No.64/2015-2020 dated 5 March 2018

Advance Authorisation, DFIA Bond Redemption Form Amended

·    ANF 4F and 4G Replaced

63-PN/22.02.2018

Directives for Processing of Application for MEIS Claims under Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20

62-PN/16.02.2018

Dhamra and Dighi Seaports Included in Port of Registration for Export Promotion Scrips

61-PN/16.02.2018

Crrections in MEIS Rates List

60-PN/15.02.2018

Tops included with Blouse in SION

Public Notice No. 59/2015-2020 dated 09.02.2018

IEC Registration only at New Jurisdiction in Office Shift Cases

Public Notice 58/(2015-2020) dated 5 February 2018

STC Included as Nominated Agency to Import Gold and Silver

Corrigendum dated 24 January 2018

Amendments in SION – Styrene Monomer Included as Input Item for Styrene Butadiene Rubber

56-PN/19.01.2018

Asian Exporters' Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AECC&I), Navi Mumbai Notified for Issuing Certificate of Origin (Non-Preferential)

55-PN/18.01.2018

Indian Industries Association Shifted to New Place at Road No. 2 Mahipalpur Extn. From NH8 Mahipalpur Extn

·    Appendix 2E Amended

54-PN/18.01.2018

Authorised Banks and Nominated Agencies to Import Gold and Silver

·    Appendix 4B Revised

53-PN/17.01.2018

DGFT Issues New Application Forms after GST

·    AA, DFIA, GEM REP Authorisation Revised after Non-Issue of EP Copies of Shipping Bills

·    Application for Issue of Nominated Agency Certificate (ANF-4l) Deleted

52-PN/12.01.2018

Transition Period for Registration under Registered Exporters System (REX) for EU-GSP Extended upto 30.06.2018

51-PN/09.01.2018

Five APEDA Regional Offices in Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Kolkata and Guwahati Listed in Appendix 2E of FTP to Issue GSP Certificate and Certificate of Origin (Non Preferential)

50-PN/09.01.2018

Quantity of Import Item for Raw Sesame Seeds Raised

Public Notice No. 49/2015-2020 dated 3 January 2018

Paracetamol Input SION Revised

48-PN/11.12.2017

EPCG – Second hand Capital Goods allowed to Hotel Industry, Cranes for Services, Cables and Dumpers for Mining Sector

·    EPCG– Average Annual Export Obligation

47-PN-06.12.2017

Ground Handling Services Cover under SEIS

46-PN-05.12.2017

SEIS Rates on Services Export

45-PN-05.12.2017

List of MEIS Goods with Codes and Rates

44-PN-05.12.2017

Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 Mid Term Review Announced on 5 December

Key Highlights

Ø Highlights of the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 Mid Term Review (Dec 2017)

Ø Foreign Trade Policy Statement Mid Term Review (Dec 2017)

Ø Foreign Trade Policy [1st April, 2015 – 31st March, 2020] Mid Term Review (Updated as on 5 Dec 2017)

Ø Handbook of Procedures [1st April, 2015 – 31st March, 2020] Mid Term Review (Updated as on 5 Dec 2017)

41-Ntfn(RE)/05.12.2017

43-PN(RE)/05.12.2017

MEIS Rates Raised to 4% from 2% on Readymade Garments and Made Ups for a Period of Eight Months

42-PN/24.11.2017

Six New Pre-shipment Inspection Agencies (PSIA) Notified

Public Notice No. 41/2015-2020 dated 16 November 2017

Chartered Engineer can Act only in the Domain of their Competence for Issuance of Nexus and Wastage Certification for Issue of EPCG Licence

·    Chemical Engineer cannot issue Certificate for Power Plant!

40-PN/13.11.2017

MIDC Allowed to Issue Non Preferential Origin Certificate

39-PN/09.11.2017

Revalidation of Import Licence for Delays in Customs upto 6 Months Allowed

38-PN/09.11.2017

Delay in Submission of Installation Certificate from Chartered Engineer in EPCG Cases to be Condoned

37-PN/25.10.2017

Delay in Application of EO Extension in EPCG Cases to be Condoned

36-PN/25.10.2017

Block-wise Export Obligation in EPCG for 2004-2013 Period Relaxed

35-PN/25.10.2017

Onetime relaxation for EO Extension and Clubbing of Advance Authorizations under 2002-2007 and 2004-2009 FTP Permitted Subject to Composition

·   Last Date for Submission of Application is 31.3.2018

34-PN/24.10.2017

Validity Period of Duty Credit Scrips Issued under Chapter 3 Raised to 24 months from 18 months for Scrips issued w.e.f. 01 Jan 2016

Public Notice No. 33 dated 23 October 2017

Clubbing of Advance Authorisation Facility Liberalised

·    EO Period and its Extension

·    Regularization of Bonafide Default

Amendments in Chapter-4 of Hand Book of Procedures 2015-2020, related to clubbing of Advance Authorisations, extension of Export Obligation period and regularization of bonafide default in the cases where Authorisations were issued for import of drugs from unregistered sources with pre import condition.

Public Notice No. 32/2015-2020 dated 18.10.2017

Power of Regional Authorities of DGFT to Issue Nominated Agency Certificates for Import of Precious Metal Withdrawn – Para 4.94(a) Deleted

Public Notice No. 31/2015-2020 dated 18 October 2017

Capital Goods under EPCG Allowed Re-export – Repairs Value and Duty to be Adjusted in Licence and Connected Export Obligation

29-PN/09.10.2017

10,000 MTs Sugar Export to EU under CXL Quota for Oct 2017 to Sept 2018 Notified

28-PN/29.09.2017

DGFT Revises Norm Fixation Process

·    Adhoc Norms to be Fixed in Delhi, Regional Authority Powers Transferred

·    Direct Technical Authority Recco can be Accepted

26-PN/20.09.2017

PBT Filament Included in Tooth Brushes Input Output Norms

25-PN/14.09.2017

APEDA Enlisted as Authorised Agency for Issuing GSP Certificate and COO (Non-Preferential)

24-PN/01.09.2017

Last Date for Export of 8424 MT Sugar to USA under TRQ Extended to 31 Oct 2017

23-PN/01.09.2017

Amendments in MEIS Schedule to Align with ITC(HS) 2017 for Exports w.e.f. 1 July 2017

22-PN/31.08.2017

Application Form for Import and Export of Red Sanders and Sandal Wood by SEZ Units for MOEF NOC

21-PN/31.08.2017

Appendix 2X in FTP Notified to Declare Country wise Restriction as a Derogation from MFN Principles

20-PN/25.08.2017

SCOMET Export Permission for Stock and Sale

·   Application Form for Approval for Export of SCOMET Items from Stockist Entity to End User Issued

07-PN/17.05.2017

Hazira (Surat) Sea Port Notified for Export Promotion

06-PN/27.04.2017

Change in DGFT Regional Office Addresses

05-PN/27.04.2017

SCOMET Policy Rationalised

·    DGFT to Issue Authorisation to Distinguish between Non-SCOMET and SCOMET Items

·    Revised Policy Running into 230 Pages Released

·    Decision within 30 Days of Application

·    SCOMET Records to be Maintained for Five Years

04-PN and 05-Ntfn/ 24.04.2017

Reward Rates for Services Export Extended to 31 March 2017

03-PN/21.04.2017

Aspirin Word Included in Acetyl Salicylic Acid SION

02-PN/19.04.2017

Corrections in MEIS Product Descriptions

01-PN/13.04.2017

MEIS for Onions Extended by Three Months

64-PN/31.03.2017

One More Year for Ports to get Radiation Monitors and Scanners to Check Metal Scrap

63-PN/27.03.2017

Export Obligation Period for Inputs with Pre-import Condition under AA Specified

62-PN/24.03.2017

DGFT Notifies 357 Pages Consolidated MEIS Schedule Aligned with ITC(HS) 2017

61-PN/07.03.2017

No MEIS Benefit to Flour, Meal and Power of Guar Seeds

60-PN/07.03.2017

Procedure for Change in IEC Address – Jurisdiction of RA at New Address

59-PN/21.02.2017

Choice of HO/BO for Reward Scheme to be made once a Year

58-PN/10.02.2017

Four New Pre-shipment Agencies Notified – CWM, Global Multitrade, SMV International and Nectar Recognized

57-PN/10.02.2017

Amendments to Shopping List for Advance Authorisation Allowed thru “Nexus Certificate” of Chartered Engineer

·    Addition of Fresh Export Products in EPCG License also Allowed thru “Nexus Certificate” of Chartered Engineer

56-PN/06.02.2017

Procedure for Change in IEC Address – Jurisdiction of RA at New Address

54-PN/11.01.2017

Corrections in SION Engineering Products

53-PN/09.01.2017

DGFT Releases 8424 MT Sugar Quota for USA

52-PN/30.12.2016

Registered Exporters System (REX) for the EU Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) from 1 Jan 2017 Notified

·    Self Certification for Rules of Origin under EU GSP

51-PN/30.12.2016

National Marine Consultants Inc. USA Notified as PSI Agency

50-PN/30.12.2016

MEIS for Onions Extended by Three Months

49-PN/30.12.2016

Reward Scrips for Intransition Period of 31.03.2015/ 01.04.2015

48-PN/29.12.2016

Seven New Pre-shipment Inspection Agencies (PSIA) Notified

47-PN/15.12.2016

Indigenous Procurement Detail Included in EOU Quarterly Return

45-PN/30.11.2016

Corrections in MEIS Schedule

44-PN/15.11.2016

DGFT Opens New Office at Vijayawada from Carve Out of Vizag Office

43-PN/11.11.2016

Boric Acid Import SION Tightened with Insertion of Actual User Condition

·   No Import under DFIA Scheme

42-PN/08.11.2016

Food Products SION Tightened with Insertion of Actual User Condition

·   DGFT Yet to Issue updated SION Book, No release even in 2015-2020 FTP

41-PN/02.11.2016

Radiation Inspection of Un-shredded Metallic Waste and Scrap only at Entry Port in India from 1 April 2017

·    Corrections in Public Notice 38 dated 06.10.2016

40-PN/25.10.2016

Kalinganagar and Tumb ICD Included in Port of Registration for Export Promotion Scrips

39-PN/20.10.2016

Radiation Inspection of MS Scrap only at Entry Port in India from 1 April 2017

38-PN/06.10.2016

No Clubbing of Gems and Jewellery Exports from SEZ/EOU with DTA Export

37-PN/04.10.2016

New DGFT Regional Office at Belagaum

36-PN/28.09.2016

Export Obligation Period Extended to 18 Months from 12 Months with Retrospective Effect on Scheme for Special AA for Garment with DBK for Interlining

35-PN/28.09.2016

10,000 MTs Sugar Export to EU under CXL Quota for Oct 2016 to Sept 2017 Notified

34-PN/28.09.2016

Guidelines for Certifying Common Service Provider under Para 5.02(b) of FTP

33-PN/23.09.2016

DGFT Notifies 2901 Products for MEIS Benefits

·    575 Products MEIS Rates Raised by One Percent

32-PN/22.09.2016

Melt Enterprises UK Notified as PSIA

31-PN/09.09.2016

Dual Issue of Zero Duty EPCG and SHIS Benefits in FTP-2009-14 Regularised, One of the Two Benefits to be Surrendered

30-PN/08.09.2016

DGFT Rescues Gold Exporters for Past Anomaly in RBI Notification, Allowed to Claim Replenishment

29-PN/08.09.2016

Minimum Value Addition Extended to Silver and Platinum Jewellery with Retrospective Effect from 1 April 2015

28-PN/02.09.2016

Special Advance Authorisation for Export of Apparel and Clothing Accessories of Ch. 61 and 62 – Procedure Notified

27-PN/31.08.2016

Onion Export Support at 5% under MEIS Notified for Four Months Till 31 Dec 2016

26-PN/26.08.2016

Bonded Warehousing Provisions in EOUs Substituted with Rule Based Movements

25-PN/13.08.2016

Clubbing of Annual Advance Authorisation Allowed

24-PN/04.08.2016

Trans Border Safety Control Inspection Services LLC, USA Delisted as PSIA for Metal Scrap Inspection

·    Adjudication Finds them Guilty of Mis-declaration

23-PN/22.07.2016

Last Date for Filing Application for TRQ on Maize by STEs for FY2016-17 Extended Till 8 August 2016

22-PN/11.07.2016

Titanium Dioxide SION Amended

21-PN/06.07.2016

Hosur (TN) and Nattakkam Village (Kottayam Kerala) ICD Included in Port of Registration for Export Promotion Scrips

20-PN/01.07.2016

SCOMET Items Exports to Iran – UN Resolution 2231 to Apply

19-PN/29.06.2016

DGFT Releases 10,293 MT Sugar Quota for USA under TRQ upto 30 Sept 2016

18-PN/22.06.2016

Only One Revalidation for Six Months of Advance Authorization by Regional Authority, Both Para 4.41(a) and 4.47(a)(ii) not Allowed

17-PN/08.06.2016

AIPMA, Export Inspection Council and EEPC India Notified for Issue of Certificate of Origin (Non-Preferential)

16-PN/03.06.2016

Ten New Pre-shipment Inspection Agencies (PSIA) for Scrap Inspection Notified

15-PN/31.05.2016

Corrections in Application for FED Refund/Drawback Claim (ANF 7A), Reimbursement of CST on Supplies made to EOUs, EHTP and STP (Appendix 6H)

14-PN/30.05.2016

Single Application for MEIS for Shipments from Multiple Ports

13-PN/27.05.2016

Indore SEZ Jurisdiction in Appendix 1A and 6J and Aayat Niryat Forms for EOUs and SEZs in MP

12-PN/24.05.2016

DGFT Regional Office Raipur and Rajkot Included in the Committee on Quality Complaint and Trade Dispute

11-PN/24.05.2016

Azo Dyes Test not Required for Textile Import from Four More Countires

10-PN/18.05.2016

Reward Claim Procedure on EDI and Non EDI Shipping Bills under MEIS Simplified

Long Declaration Substituted by Questionnaire Response

09-PN/16.05.2016

DGFT Notifies Revised EPCG Application Forms ANF 5A, 5B, 5C and Appendix 5C

08-PN/06.05.2016

DGFT Notifies List of Services where Payment in Indian Rupees for Service Charges Earned shall be Treated as Receipt in Deemed Foreign Exchange

07-PN/04.05.2016

Uniform MEIS Across Country Groups Notified

·  Landing Certificate Not Required under MEIS

·  LDC Group Gets MEIS from 2% to 4%

·  All Countries in 2787 Lines Get Same Benefits

06-PN/04.05.2016

New Application Form for Online Filing for Export House Certificate

05-PN/03.05.2016

New Appendix 5D Notified for Payment Received in Rupee Towards Discharge of EO under EPCG

·  Appendix 3E Not Applicable for EPCG Scheme

04-PN/03.05.2016

All Exporters can Avail of Specific Waivers on Track and Trace Systems by Consumer Countries

03-PN/21.04.2016

Nine New Pre-shipment Inspection Agencies (PSIA) Notified

02-PN/08.04.2016

Flexibility in IO Norms for Blended Fabrics Cut +/-3% from 10%

01-PN/06.04.2016

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

67-PN/30.03.2016

Additional 723 MTs Quota Sugar Exports to USA Notified

66-PN/21.03.2016

FPS Benefit for Other – Brakes and Servo Brakes and Parts under HS Code 87083000 – HS Code Corrected

65-PN/18.03.2016

33 Drugs SION Notified

64-PN/17.03.2016

Tobacco Board, Guntur Empowered to Issue GSP Certificate for Tobacco and Tobacco Products

63-PN/07.03.2016

Amendments in Aayat Niryat Forms 2015-20

62-PN/25.02.2016

Malted Milk Food SION Notified

61-PN/23.02.2016

DGFT Notifies Procedure for Export of SCOMET Items for “Stock and Sale” and Spare Parts

60-PN/03.02.2016

Olivine Commercial and Sandeep Garg as New PSI Agencies Notified Again Till 31 May 2016

59-PN/02.02.2016

DGFT Notifies Modified Online Application Form for IEC and Bank Certificate – Effective from 1 April 2016

·     Only PAN, Cancelled Cheque or Digital Photo Required

·     Digital Signature must

·    Application Fee Rs. 500

58-PN/01.02.2016

Expiring Inspection Permission of Pre-shipment Scrap Inspection Agencies in Appendix 2G Extended till 31 May 2016

57-PN/27.01.2016

DFIA Ban on Raw Sugar after 1 May 2015

·   No Sympathy for Cases in Pipeline

56-PN/22.01.2016

Leather Export thru Kheda ICD Allowed

55-PN/06.01.2016

Indian Industries Association Branches at New Delhi Authorised for Issuing Certificate of Origin (Non-Preferential)

54-PN/05.01.2016

Procedure for Change in IEC Address to New Jurisdiction Notified

53-PN/05.01.2016

Last Date for Maintenance of Packaging (Parent–Child Relation) Extended by 1 to 2 Years

Revised Procedure for Implementation of Track and Trace Systems for Drugs Formulation Exports Notified – Bar Coding on Primary Pack Optional

52-PN/05.01.2016

Panama is in Group-B, Double Listing for MEIS Corrected

51-PN/28.12.2015

62 Items Notified for Indo-Myanmar Border Trade under Public Notice 30-PN(RE) dated 16.11.2012 Rescinded

50-PN(RE)/17.12.2015

Steel Truck Radial Tyres SION Amended

49-PN(RE)/17.12.2015

Lab Recognition for Diamond Grading for Re-export under Para 4.42 of FTP Clarified

48-PN/16.12.2015

MEIS Claims for Wrongly Filed Shipping Bills for Exports between 1 June to 30 Sept 2015 Allowed

47-PN/08.12.2015

Consumption Register – Appendix Number Corrected as Appendix 4H instead of Appendix 4G

46-PN/09.11.2015

Quality Certification Applications for Enlistment to be Submitted to DGFT Instead of Concerned RA

45-PN/09.11.2015

110 New Items Notified for MEIS Benefits

2% MEIS on Medical Instruments; 5% on Sports Goods

44-PN/29.10.2015

Leather Export thru Jalandhar and Nagpur ICDs Allowed

43-PN/28.10.2015

Reward Rates for Services Export Extended to 31 March 2016

42-PN/26.10.2015

DGFT Releases Sugar Quota for EU (10,000 MTs) and US (8424 MTs) for Oct 2015 to Sept 2016

41-PN/13.10.2015

MEIS Claims for Wrongly Filled Shipping Bills for Exports between 1 April to 31 May 2015 Allowed

Customs EDI System from 1 June 2015 to Allow only Correctly Filled Shipping Bills for MEIS

40-PN/09.10.2015

Sesame (Til) and Niger (Kala Til) Seed Shifted to Indian Oil Seeds & Produce EPC from Shellac & Forest Products EPC

39-PN/01.10.2015

International Society for Small and Medium Enterprises New Delhi Notified as Authorised Agency to Issue Certificate of Origin (Non-Preferential)

38-PN/01.10.2015

Commerce Says Bye Bye to ATA Carnet for Exhibitions but Customs Yet to Amend Condition of ITPO Approval in Ntfn 3/89

Bond Condition under Ntfn 157/90 Remains

37-PN/21.09.2015

Modification in e-IEC as well as Physical IECs will now be carried out Online only at a Fee of Rs. 200 thru Net Banking – Effective from 21 Sept 2015

36-PN/14.09.2015

STC Listed for Gold Import as Nominated Agency

Duty Free Natural Rubber in AA must be Exported within Six Months of Import – Retrospective Amendment from 1 April 2015

35-PN/11.09.2015

Border Haat on India-Bangladesh at Srinagar, Tripura and Tarapur Kasba – Free Trade upto $100 per Transaction within 5 km Allowed

34-PN/09.09.2015

Dipped Belting Fabrics Conveyor Duck SION Notifies

33-PN/04.09.2015

Azo Dyes Testing Exempted for EU, China, Serbia, Poland and Denmark

19-Ntfn/04.09.2015
32-PN/04.09.2015

Textile Reprocessing under EOU Scheme Not Allowed

31-PN(RE)/26.08.2015

DGFT Clarifies Procedure for Filing Applications under MEIS and SEIS by SEZs and EOUs Units

30-PN(RE)/26.08.2015

Old Procedure without EDI to Continue for Chapter 3 Reward Scrips for Claims under 2009-2014 Policy

1 July 2015 Deadline Shift to EDI in All Cases Dropped

29-PN/04.08.2015

Bangladesh and Sri Lanka - 118 MEIS Rates Raised to 2% from 0

28-PN(RE)/15.07.2015

MEIS of 5% on Handicrafts Restored

2% MEIS for Japan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh Introduced

Handicraft Exporters Body given Powers to Classify Export Goods

27-PN(RE)/14.07.2015

Additional Quantity of 2095 MTs Sugar Export Quota to USA thru APEDA Released

26-PN(RE)/07.07.2015

Three More Agencies Enlisted for Issuing Certificate of Origin (Non Preferential)

25-PN(RE)/06.07.2015

DGFT Enlarges Pre-Shipment Inspection Agencies (PSIA) for Metallic Waste

Liberalised Policy to Reduce Transaction Cost

24-PN(RE)/02.07.2015

DGFT Opens Second Window without Photo of Inspector for Shredded Scrap to Pass Thru Radiation Scanners Installed in Nine India Ports

·   New Procedure for Unshredded Scrap with Inspector Photo to Apply from 1 July

·   PSIC for Shredded Scrap under App 2H-1 Notified

23-PN(RE)/30.06.2015

Golf Gloves made of Knitted/Woven Fabrics SION Notified

22-PN(RE)/23.06.2015

DGFT Notifies New Format for PSIA Bank Guarantee

21-PN(RE)/23.06.2015

Clubbing of Authorization Facility – Amendments in Handbook of Procedures Para 4.38

20-PN(RE)/09.06.2015

Last Date for PSIA Approval in New System Extended to 18 June

19-PN(RE)/05.06.2015

Export Houses Limited to Only Rs. 10 lakh Export without FC Realisation

18-PN(RE)/04.06.2015

Manual System in EDI for Export Houses Status to Continue till 30 Sept 2015

17-PN(RE)/04.06.2015

Reward Scrip Issue in Three Working Days!

16-PN(RE)/04.06.2015

Kamalasagar (Tripura) LCS in Indo-BDesh Border Haat Notified for Zero Duty Local Produce Import

15-PN(RE)/03.06.2015

Application Forms for SFIS for NFE Earnings in 2014-15 Notified

14-PN(RE)/25.05.2015

Bar Coding Track and Trace in Pharma Exports Optional Till 1 Oct

Bar Coding Compulsory only on Outside Tertiary Packing

13-PN(RE)/22.05.2015

Metal Scrap Pre Shipment in New Policy with Photo Proof of Inspection Restored

·   DGFT Opens Door to Global Inspection for Competitive Sourcing

·   Last Date of Application 8 June for Renewal of Old Approvals or Fresh Applications

·   Bank Guarantee of Rs. 10 Lakhs to Check Frauds and Abuses

·   Email Reporting to DGFT

12-PN(RE)/18.05.2015

DGFT Prescribes Time Limit for Export of Value Added Products of Red Sanders Wood Quota of 1998.5917 MTs for AP Govt upto 30 April 2016

11-PN(RE)/06.05.2015

NAB Transaction Certificate from 1 June for Organic Products Export

10-PN(RE)/05.05.2015

10,000 MTs White Sugar Export to EU under CXL Quota upto 30 Sept 2015

8424 MTs Raw Sugar Export to USA under TRQ upto 30 Sept 2015

09-PN(RE)/01.05.2015

Raw Sugar Export Obligation Period Reduced to Six Months under Advance Authorisation

08-PN(RE)/01.05.2015

Value Limit of Border Trade with China thru Nathula Raised to Rs. 2 lakh, Gunji and Namgaya Shipkila is Rs. 1 lakh

07-PN(RE)/01.05.2015

DGFT Restores Payment through Demand Draft of Application Fee under Appendix 2K

06-PN(RE)/16.04.2015

New Pre Shipment Inspection for Metallic Waste Suspended Till Further Orders, DGFT Working on Practical System with Low Transaction Cost

Public Notice No.05/2015-20 dated 10 April 2015

Procedure for Implementation of Track and Trade System for Pharma Exports

Public Notice No. 4 /2015-2020 dated 1 April 2015

SEIS – List of Eligible Services and Rates Notified

Public Notice No. 3/2015-20 dated 1 April 2015

Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS)

02-PN(RE)/01.04.2015

Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 Announced on 1 April

DINDEX Editor on CNBC-TV18 immediately after FTP Announcement

FTP is not “Old Wine in New Bottle” it is “Less Wine in New Bottle”. Scope FPS Curtailed in Guise of “Rationalisation”.

·   Highlights of the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020

·   Foreign Trade Policy Statement

·   Foreign Trade Policy [1st April, 2015 – 31st March, 2020]

·   Handbook of Procedures [1st April, 2015 – 31st March, 2020]

·   Appendices and Aayat Niryat Forms of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 [1st April, 2015 – 31st March, 2020]

01-Ntfn(RE)/01.04.2015

01-PN(RE)/01.04.2015

Siddhartha Testing, Nepal Delisted as Preshipment Inspection Agency

88-PN(RE)/20.03.2015

Multiple Importer Exporter Code against Single PAN to be Deactivated from 1 April 2015

Exporters Exhorted to Retain Single IE Code before D Day

87-PN(RE)/17.02.2015

Harmonised Code Corrections in VKGUY Products with One Year Retrospective Effect from Date of Mistake

86-PN(RE)/16.02.2015

IEC Application Fee Corrected to Rs. 250 from Rs. 500

85-PN(RE)/13.02.2015

New Format for Electronic IEC (e-IEC) Notified

84-PN(RE)/10.02.2015

Online Filing of IEC from 1 Feb 2015 with Net Banking

·   Manual Option Remains Open

·   Decisions within Two Days Promised

83-PN(RE)/30.01.2015

Amendments in FPS List – Cornmint Oil, Dementholised Peppermint Oil – Spelling Mistake Corrections

82-PN(RE)/15.01.2015

Duty Free Natural Rubber in AA must be Exported within Six Months of Import

81-PN(RE)/09.01.2015

DGFT Postpones 1 Jan Date for Compulsory Online IEC Applications Submission

·   Manual System for IEC to Continue, Technical Glitches Force Postponement of Compulsory Online Filing

·   New Date to be Notified

80-PN(RE)/06.01.2015

IEC Code Now with Electricity or Phone Bills for Residence Proof

Offices to Issues Online IEC within Two Days

79-PN(RE)/31.12.2014

Implementation of NAB Transaction Certificates for Organic Products Export Postponed Indefinitely

78-PN(RE)/18.12.2014

NAB Transaction Certificates must from 18 Dec 2014

77-PN(RE)/01.12.2014

DGFT Notifies New Format of Aayat Niryat Forms

76-PN(RE)/27.11.2014

Amendments in SION

75-PN(RE)/20.11.2014

DGFT Issues Guidelines for Goods under USA Crime Control or Regional Security

74-PN(RE)/19.11.2014

NAB Transaction Certificates must Accompany for Organic Products Export

73-PN(RE)/18.11.2014

India-Bangladesh Border Haat at Srinagar, Tripura Allowed for Local Produce

72-PN(RE)/07.11.2014

DGFT Issues SFIS Application Form for Reward Scrip for the Year 2013-14

71-PN(RE)/30.09.2014

DGFT Corrects FPS Mistakes for Five Items in Feb 2014 Notification

70-PN(RE)/19.09.2014

Namkeens, Mixtures or Savouries SION Notified

69-PN(RE)/16.09.2014

Bar Coding on Mono Cartons of Pharma Exports Extended by Nine Months to 1 April 2015

68-PN(RE)/06.08.2014

DGFT Withdraws 5% VKGUY Benefit on Skimmed Milk Powder

67-PN(RE)/15.07.2014

Glass Scrap/Cullet Route SION Amended to Separate Rutile Grade Titanium Dioxide

66-PN(RE)/11.07.2014

Sugar Quota of 8100 MT for EU to ISGEC Released

65-PN(RE)/04.07.2014

Alex Steward International (Aust) Pty. Ltd. De-listed as PSAI

64-PN(RE)/04.07.2014

DGFT to Review 14 Chemical and Allied Products Input – Output Norms

63-PN(RE)/27.06.2014

Bar Coding on Pharma Export Postponed Till Further Orders on Pressure from Industry

Mono Cartons Treated as Secondary Level Packaging of Pharma Products Exports

62-PN(RE)/26.06.2014

Tobacco Board to Issue Origin Certificate for Tobacco Products under GSTP

61-PN(RE)/03.06.2014

Trade Promotion Council of India, New Delhi Authorized to Issue Certificate of Origin (Non-Preferential)

60-PN(RE)/15.05.2014

MPEDA to Issue Origin Certification for All RTA, in addition to EIC

Textiles Committee for Empowered under Indo-Japan

59-PN(RE)/15.05.2014

Date for Barcoding on Pharma Export Extended to 15 May 2014 from 1 April 2014

58-PN(RE)/15.04.2014

Export Quota of Pulses to Maldives thru PEC Only

57-PN(RE)/09.04.2014

Pharma and Drug Consignment Exports Permitted thru Self-Certification Process on Compliance of Barcoding Requirement on Secondary and Tertiary Level Packaging w.e.f. 1 April 2014

56-PN(RE)/01.04.2014

Online Filing for Export Obligation Discharge Mandatory from 1 June 2014

Manual Filing Continues for Non EDI Physical Exports and Deemed Exports

55-PN(RE)/14.03.2014

2% FPS Bonus Benefits for Twine Cordage, Ropes and Cables of Polyethylene or Polypropylene

54-PN(RE)/28.02.2014

Leather Cotton and Woven Fabrics Get 2% More MLFPS Benefits for Six Months

·      10 More Organic Compounds Included in the List MLFPS

·      FPS Benefit Raised to 5% for Line Telephones, Switching and Routing Apparatus, Transmission Apparatus and their Parts and Optical Fibres

53-PN(RE)/27.02.2014

DGFT Issues Updated VKGUY, FPS and Market Linked Focus Products with New ITC HS Codes to “Align and Harmonize” Incentive with Code – Product Description to Prevail if Old ITC HS Code in Shipping Bill

52-PN(RE)/25.02.2014

Hand Book of Procedure Vo.1 and Vol.2 (IO Norms) to Continue beyond 31 March, 2014 Till Further Orders

51-PN(RE)/19.02.2014

Six Chemicals and Allied Products SION Suspended

50-PN(RE)/14.02.2014

Nine New Pre Shipment Inspection Agencies (PSIA) Notified

49-PN(RE)/31.01.2014

Power for Time Extension to Install EPCG

48-PN(RE)/10.01.2014

Procedure for Insurance Claims in Payment Cases Launched

47-PN(RE)/08.01.2014

Procedure for Third Party Exports under EDI System for Currency Conversion Introduced

46-PN(RE)/08.01.2014

Ambrettolide SION Amended – Input Quantities Reduced

45-PN(RE)/06.01.2014

Inputs Quantity Cut Against Amino Methyl SION

44-PN(RE)/30.12.2013

DGFT Places Six Pharma SION under Sunset Review

43-PN(RE)/16.12.2013

Value Added Products of Red Sanders Wood Quota of 1998.5917 MTs for AP Govt Released

42-PN(RE)/03.12.2013

Beta Picoline Input Quantity under Nicotinic Acid/Niacin SION Reduced to 0.9 kg from 1.2 kg

41-PN(RE)/02.12.2013

Beta Picoline Input Quantity under Cyanopyridine SION Reduced to 1.05 kg from 1.21 kg

40-PN(RE)/02.12.2013

Global Consortium for Inter Border Trade Notified as Pre-shipment Inspection Agency

39-PN(RE)/26.11.2013

Leather Exports thru ICDs at Chennai, Mumbai and Kolkata Allowed

38-PN(RE)/20.11.2013

Window Opens for Pulses and Vegetable Oil under Advance Authorization with No Sale Condition – Procedure

37-PN(RE)/14.11.2013

DGFT Releases 10,000 MTs Sugar Quota for EU to ISGEC for Oct 2013 to Sept 2014

GSP and Origin Certificates by Addl. DGFT, EUR Form Endorsement by Customs at Port of Shipment Must

36-PN(RE)/11.11.2013

No Protection to Prior Contract Protection under Para 2.4 for One to One Nexus in Advance Authorisation under Para 4.1.15 Inserted on 1 Aug 2013

35-PN(RE)/30.10.2013

Five New Pre Shipment Inspection Agencies (PSIA) Notified

34-PN(RE)/29.10.2013

7-Chloro-1-Cyclopropyl SION Amended

33-PN(RE)/24.10.2013

Finished Leather Inputs SIONs for Hide of Cow, Buffalo, Skin of Goat and Sheep Amended

32-PN(RE)/23.10.2013

Mono Cartons Containing Stripes/Vials/Bottles Treated as Primary Level Packaging of Pharma Products Exports

31-PN(RE)/17.10.2013

Soda Ash, Phosphorous Trichloride, Glass Vials, Perfume Bottles and Glass Mosaics SION Suspended

30-PN(RE)/04.10.2013

Amendments in SION H-427 – Import Item Aqueous Dispersion of Polyvinylidene Chloride Amended

29-PN(RE)/01.10.2013

Export Incentive on Dollar Values Only

28-PN(RE)/25.09.2013

Burma Border Trade – Motor Vehicles below 1000 CC Allowed – Typological Error Corrected

27-PN(RE)/24.09.2013

Geo-Chem Fat East, Singapore Delisted as PSIA

26-PN(RE)/20.09.2013

Shipping Bill, Customs Invoice and BRC are the “Must” Docs for Export Proof of Gold – Two of these Compulsory

25-PN(RE)/06.09.2013

Leather Exports only thru Chennai Sea, JNPT, Kolkata Sea, ICD Kanpur, ICD Tughlakabad and Air Ports also

24-PN(RE)/05.09.2013

Leather Exports only thru Chennai Sea, JNPT, Kolkata Sea, ICD Kanpur and ICD Tughlakabad

CLRI Certification Must

23-PN(RE)/13.08.2013

Regularisation of EO Default – Interest not to Exceed Original Duty Amount

22-PN(RE)/12.08.2013

Sodium Lauryl Ether Sulphate SION Notified

21-PN(RE)/08.08.2013

DGFT Notifies Kattupalli Sea Port (TN) for Export Promotion

20-PN(RE)/29.07.2013

DGFT Notifies 160 High Tech Products for 2% FPS Benefit

19-PN(RE)/10.07.2013

Activated Polydimethyl Siloxane and Simethicone SION Modified

18-PN(RE)/10.07.2013

Fatty Alcohol SION Notified

17-PN(RE)/09.07.2013

Ortho Tertiary Butyl Cyclohexyl Acetate SION Amended

16-PN(RE)/09.07.2013

SNG Inspection Services Notified as PSIA

15-PN(RE)/03.06.2013

DGFT Liberalises Transfer/Sale of Weapons Imported by Shooters subject to NRAI Certification

Public Notice No. 14 (RE 2013)/2009-2014 dated 17 May 2013

DGFT Notifies Form ANF-3F for 2% Incremental Export Incentive Scheme

·      CA Certificate with Proofs of Payment, Landing Required

·      50 Europe, 41 Asia and USA as Destinations Listed for Q1 2013 Scheme

13-PN(RE)/17.05.2013

Two New Pre Shipment Inspection Agencies (PSIA) Notified

12-PN(RE)/08.05.2013

Visvesvaraya Trade Promotion Centre Bangalore and its Two Branches Enlisted as Authorised Agencies for COO (Non Preferential)

11-PN(RE)/07.05.2013

Sodium Dithionate (Hy-drose) Input under SION G-7 and G-46 Deleted

10-PN(RE)/07.05.2013

Amyl Salicylate SION in Chemical Group Notified

09-PN(RE)/06.05.2013

SION Verdyl Propionate in Chemical Group Notified

08-PN(RE)/06.05.2013

Verdyl Acetate SION Notified

07-PN(RE)/01.05.2013

DGFT Extends Utilisation of 4% Re-credited SAD Till 30 September 2013 by Exporters

06-PN(RE)/18.04.2013

Sub Contracting for IT Units Allowed

05-PN(RE)/18.04.2013

Validity of Zero Duty EPCG Authorisation Extended to 18 Months from 9 Months

04-PN(RE)/18.04.2013

VKGUY and FPS Insertions

03-PN(RE)/18.04.2013

Clubbing of Advance Licences Issued between 1 April 2002 and 31 May 2012 Allowed

02-PN(RE)/18.04.2013

DGFT Issues New Chapter for Zero Duty EPCG under FTP 2013-14 – Procedures

01-PN(RE)/18.04.2013

Implementation of Bar Coding on Drugs and Pharma Export Consignments Postponed to 1 July 2014

54-PN(RE)/05.04.2013

8587 MTs Quota Sugar to USA through ISGEC Released

53-PN(RE)/05.04.2013

Five New Pre-shipment Agencies Notified

52-PN(RE)/28.03.2013

Focus Product Benefit of 5% to Set Top Box

51-PN(RE)/05.03.2013

Handbook of Procedures on Import of Second Hand Capital Goods Deleted Following Amendments of Para 2.17 in FTP

50-PN(RE)/28.02.2013

Pesticides (Biocides/Fungicides/Herbicides/Insecticides Inputs Deleted from Raw Cotton SION J373

49-PN(RE)/13.02.2013

Amendments in Post Export EPCG Duty Credit Scrip(s) Procedures

48-PN(RE)/08.02.2013

Linen Dyed Fabrics SION Notified

47-PN(RE)/08.02.2013

Corrections in VKGUY/FPS Products HS Codes

46-PN(RE)/31.01.2013

EHTPs and STPs can File Application to Jurisdictional RAs for Grant of Status Certificate

45-PN(RE)/29.01.2013

FIEO Opens Three Additional Chapter Offices in Raj, Kerala and Jharkhand

44-PN(RE)/02.01.2013

Amendments in Different Forms of Silver SION to Give Uniformity

43-PN(RE)/02.01.2013

DGFT Releases Detail of New Additions to Reward Scheme under Chapter 3 of FTP

·      Castor Oil Deleted from VKGUY/FPS

·      Food Preparations NES in 5% VKGUY

·      Soya Meal and other Oil Seed Meals in 5% VKGUY along with Shellac Wax

·      102 New Items in 2% FPS

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