FTP Public Notices

 

DGFT (Hqrs) to Revalidate Export Authorisation for Non­ SCOMET and SCOMET items instead of Regional Offices

10-PN/08.06.2020

Ch 63 (made ups) Corrections in MEIS Schedule HS Codes

09-PN/01.06.2020

MEIS Scrips Validity Extended to 30 Sept 2020 (Scrips Issued between 1 March 2018 and 30 June 2018)

08-PN/01.06.2020

Additional Raw Sugar of 3569 MT Quota for Export to USA Released

07-PN/28.05.2020

Gopalpur (Odisha) Seaport Included in Port of Registration for Export Promotion Scrips

06-PN/22.05.2020

Kg Replaces Tonne for TMA to Exporters

·     Sea Freight to be Calculated on FCL and Air Freight on Kg Basis

·     Differential Rates Notified

05-PN/12.05.2020

Procedure for Allocation of Pet Coke Import for Year 2020-21

·   Limit of Calcined Pet Coke (0.5 mn MT), Raw Pet Cocke (1.4mn MT) Set by Supreme Court to be Allocated by DGFT

·   Completed Online Application Form and the Documents on or before 51 May. 2020

·   The import license/ authorization will be valid till 31.03.2021 only for the purpose of imports

·   Holders of the license for import of Pet Coke would keep the RA informed of the details of his import consignments

·   EFC in DGFT will evaluate and allot quota among applicants and licenses will be issued

·   Imports have to be completed before 31.3.2021

04-PN/17.04.2020

Additional Raw Sugar (745 MT) Quota for Export to US Released

03-PN/17.04.2020

TMA Physical Copy Applications can be Filed till 30 Oct 2020

02-PN/13.04.2020

EPCG Export Obligation Deadline Extended by A Year to 31.03.2021

01-PN/07.04.2020

Handbook of Procedures Amendments

67-PN/31.03.2020

Track and Trace Implementation for Pharma Exports Postponed to 1 Oct 2020

66-PN/30.03.2020

Minimum Qty for Testing at Chemical Lab Specified

Public Notice No: 16/2020 dated February 2020

Kattupalli (TN) Port Notified for Scrap Import without PSIC from “Safe” Countries

64-PN/19.02.2020

Return Procedure for SCOMET Goods Streamlined

63-PN/18.02.2020

Pre-export Conditions Dropped in Refined Oils Export SION

62-PN/14.02.2020

Mobile Phones HS Codes for 2% MEIS Amended

·   The Ad hoc 2% Announced by Amending Main FTP falls in Two Codes Continue at 2%

·   Total MEIS continues at 2+2%

·   DGFT has amended the codes for mobile phones as per new system in 1 Jan 2020 in the ITC(HS)

61-PN/11.02.2020

Visvesvaraya Trade Promotion Centre, Bangalore, Dharwad and Mysuru Authorised for Issuing Certificate of Origin (Non-Preferential)

60-PN/10.02.2020

PSIA Recognition for Expiry Cases in between 1 Jan 2020 to 30 March 2020 also Extended to 31 March 2020

·   New PSIA Policy on the Anvil in FTP 2020-25

59-PN/07.02.2020

Textiles MEIS in the Nine Months Period during from 07.03.2019 to 31.12.2019 to be Adjusted against RoSCTL + Ad Hoc RoSCTL

58-PN/29.01.2020

Pollachi in TN Notified as Town of Export Excellence for Coir and Coir Products

57-PN/29.01.2020

Stainless Steel Washers SION Suspended

56-PN/14.01.2020

Last Date for One Time Relaxation of Delays in Submission of Installation Certificate for EPCG Authorisation Extended till 30 Sept 2019

55-PN/03.01.2020

6 APA Import under AA Liberalised

54-PN/03.01.2020

Olam Suspended from Importing Cashew Kernels

·    IO Norm Suspended

53-PN/01.01.2020

Maize Replaced with Dent Corn in Seven IO Norms

52-PN/01.01.2020

PSIAs on Metal Scrap Validity Extended to 31 March 2020 in 31 Dec 2019 Cases

51-PN/30.12.2019

Procedure for Export SCOMET Items for Demo/Display/Exhibition/ Tenders/ RFP/ RFQ/NIT

50-PN/27.12.2019

Radiation Monitors Installation Deadline for Un-shredded Scrap at Designated Ports Extended by Three More Months to 31 March 2020

49-PN/24.12.2019

Self-Attested Copy of Exporter’s Copy of Shipping Bill Allowed as Proof of Exports for Jewellery Exports

48-PN/18.12.2019

MEIS Cut by 2% w.e.f 1 Jan-2020, All other Rates less 2% will Continue

Textile Only Exception on which the Cut to 2% is not Applicable

·   1842 Entries in the Total of 8059 Affected

·   49 Textile Products consists of Shawls, Handloom, Jute Products and made-ups Exempted from Cut

·   Compensation through 2% RoSCTL Expected

(Ref pp 309 to 383 of Foreign Trade Policy Vol. III for Restored Old Rates)

47-PN/07.12.2019

DGFT Re-Notifies 24 Pre-Shipment Inspection Agencies (PSIA)

46-PN/04.12.2019

DGFT Notifies Classification for Service Exports Reporting Form (SERF) based on Services Classification Code

·    STP to Submit New SERF as per Annexure VI on Monthly Basis

45-PN/26.11.2019

Indian Importers Chambers of Commerce and Industry (IICCI) Authorised to Issue Certificate of Origin (Non-Preferential)

·    Federation of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry Name Changed to Federation of Telangana Chambers of Commerce and Industry

44-PN/2011.2019

Kattupalli (TN) Notified as the 16th Port for Scrap Import

43-PN/13.11.2019

Crude Soya from Paraguay under TRQ for Imports under India-Mercosur PTA - Procedure

42-PN/08.11.2019

DGFT Issues Revised List of its Territorial Jurisdiction of Regional Authorities

·    Appendix 1A of Aayat Niryat Forms Notified

41-PN/01.11.2019

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

40-PN/31.10.2019

Customs Duty Foregone on Export Obligation in NCLT Cases to be Included in Dues of Official Duties –HBP Para 2.29A Inserted

39-PN/18.10.2019

Transport and Marketing Assistance (TMA) – C&F Exports also Made Eligible for TMA

·    ANF 7(A)A Amended

38-PN/30.09.2019

Metal Scrap PSIA Validity Extended by Three More Months to 31 Dec’ 2019

37-PN/27.09.2019

Procedure for Export of SCOMET Items Imported for Repair in India

36-PN/27.09.2019

No Advance Authorisation for Gold Medallions and Coins or Jewellery Manufactured by Fully Mechanised Process

35-PN/26.09.2019

Radiation Monitors Installation Deadline for Un-shredded Scrap at Designated Ports Extended by Three More Months to 31 Dec’ 2019

34-PN/25.09.2019

Crude Soya from Paraguay under TRQ for Imports

33-PN/13.09.2019

Expo Overseas Entrepreneurs Association (EOEA), Indore Authorised to Issue Certificate of Origin (Non-Preferential)

32-PN/13.09.2019

Harmonised Code Corrected in MEIS Entry 3730

31-PN/06.09.2019

Cocoa Butter SION Notified – Cocoa Beans at 2.47 kg from 1 kg Allowed subject to AU Condition

30-PN/04.09.2019

DGFT Releases 8424 MTs Sugar Quota for USA under TRQ for the Period 1 Oct 2019 to 30 Sept 2020

29-PN/03.09.2019

Millennial India International Chamber of Commerce Industry & Agriculture (MIICCIA) and Bombay Industries Association (BIA) Authorised to Issue Certificate of Origin (Non-Preferential)

·      New Address of Indian Industries Association Notified

28-PN/28.08.2019

EPC EOU to Cover All Products for RCMC

27-PN/26.08.2019

TRQ of 30,000 MT for Crude Soya Oil at 10% Duty from Paraguay under India- Mercosur Trade Agreement

26-PN/19.08.2019

No Auto Input Output Norms for Goods in Restricted List..Fresh Approval required in every case regardless of previous Clearance of same Item

·      Facility Valid for Three Years Only

·      New Appendix 4P Notified, covers

o   Cashews in any Form

o   All Restricted and Prohibited Items

o   Items under FTP Para 4.11 – Ineligible categories of import on Self Declaration Basis

o  Items in Appendix 4J – Export Obligation period for specified inputs with pre-import condition

25-PN/14.08.2019

Decorative Laminates with Barrier Paper Input Output Norms Amended - Kraft Paper and thickness of Export Product Increased

24-PN/05.08.2019

Supplementary Claims for MEIS Allowed in Retrospective Effect Cases

23-PN/05.08.2019

DGFT Facilitates Excess Utilisation of EPCG Authorization, Smoothens Kink in Application Fee

22-PN/31.07.2019

DGFT Releases 10000 Tonne of Quota Sugar to EU in Forthcoming Sugar Season

21-PN/24.07.2019

Intra-Company Transfer of Software Allowed in SCOMET

20-PN/24.07.2019

DGFT Releases Additional 1239 MTs of Sugar Quota for USA under TRQ upto 30 Sept. 2019

19-PN/17.07.2019

SION for Walnut Kernel Released with 50 percent Wastage Allowance

18-PN/05.07.2019

No Advance Authorisation Allowed for Import of Pulses or Peas under Restricted List Allowed

17-PN/04.07.2019

Track and Trace for Pharma Exports further Extended upto 1 April 2020 from 1 July 2019

16-PN/04.07.2019

Metal Scrap PSIA Validity Extended by Three Months to 30 Sept. 2019

·    Radiation Scanning at Landing Ports Posited at Alternatives to Checking at Load Ports

14-PN/28.06.2019

Radiation Monitors Installation for Un-shredded Scrap at Designated Ports Extended by Three More Months to 30 September 2019

·    Inspection of each and every container at Entry Port through X-ray Scanner Impossible, Load Port Inspection more Efficient and less Costing

13-PN/25.06.2019

Transport and Marketing Assistance (TMA) Agro Products – Exports from or of SEZ/EOU/FTWZ made Eligible for TMA

·    Transport and Marketing Assistance for Agri Product for East Africa Allowed at Rs. 21000 per Reefer

12-PN/25.06.2019

Unutilised Material in Advance Authorisation can be Destroyed through CA

·    Customs Supervised Destruction not Compulsory

11-PN/14.06.2019

Criteria for Claiming ROSCTL Amended – Application to be Filed within One Year of Let Export Date Instead of Shipping Bill Date

·    Application Form ANF-4R for Claiming ROSCTL Notified

10-PN/13.06.2019

Onions High MEIS of 10 percent Withdrawn

09-PN/11.06.2019

MEIS without eBRC Allowed from Countries like Burma, Iran under OFAC

·    Vostro Account Receipts with Rupee Payment also OK for MEIS Issue

08-PN/14.05.2019

Shipping Bills Limit Increased from 50 to 250 nos for MEIS Applications under ANF 3D

07-PN/07.05.2019

Deemed Exports SEIS against Rupee Payment for Services against CA Certificate Allowed

·    Hospitals and Hotels Services Export Liberalised, Aggregation of Billing and Receipts Allowed for SEIS Incentives

06-PN/07.05.2019

Online Filing and Tracking of Quality Complaints and Trade Disputes between Foreign Parties and Indian Entities laid out Procedure

·    No Legal Implication, Effort only for Reconciliation

05-PN/26.04.2019

Proforma of End Use Certificate Issued for Export Authorisation of SCOMET Items

04-PN12.04.2019

Universal Extension to 30 June, 2019 for All PSIA Expiring or Expired before this Date

Trade Notice Allowing Fresh Application to be Issued

03-PN/11.04.2019

DGFT Notifies Rs. 1000 as Application for Reimbursement of Benefits under Transport and Marketing Assistance (TMA)

02-PN/05.04.2019

Export Authorisation for Restricted Goods Validity Raised to 24 months from 12 months

01-PN/04.04.2019

TRA Facility for Scrips Issuing from All Ports except SEZ and Non-EDI Ports Withdrawn from 10 April 2019

84-PN/03.04.2019

Procedures for Scheme for Rebate of State and Central Taxes and Levies(RoSCTL) under a MEIS type mechanism Notified

Public Notice No.  83/2015-2020 dated 29.03.2019

Procedure for Transport and Marketing Assistance (TMA) for Specified Agriculture Productions

Public Notice No. 82 /2015-2020 dated 29.03.2019

Procedure for Allocation of Pet Coke Import

·   Apply for import license in ANF 2M to DGFT (Exim Facilitation Committee)

·   Completed application form (ANF 2M) along with ANF-1(Importer Exporter Profile) and the documents mentioned at (iii) above must reach on or before 31st March. 2019

·   EFC in DGFT will evaluate and allot quota among applicants by 5th April 2019 and licenses will be issued by the concerned jurisdictional Regional Authorities of DGFT by the 12th April, 2019

·   Imports have to be completed before 31. 3.2020 of the financial year

81-PN/22.03.2019

Last Date for Installation of Radiation Monitors for Un-shredded Scrap at Designated Ports Extended by Three More Months till 30 June 2019

80-PN/22.03.2019

Revised Application Format ANF-2M Notified

79-PN/15.03.2019

One Time Relaxation for Delays in Submission of Installation Certificate for EPCG Authorisation Extended till 30 Sept 2019

78-PN/11.03.2019

Export of Stainless Steel Flats Liberalised – Reimport of Inputs and Exports within 6 months of Import Condition Dropped

77-PN/06.03.2019

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

·    Flat Rolled Products of Silicon-electrical Steel covering SNos. 4974-4975 Entries Corrected

76-PN/26.02.2019

Mundra Port Notified for Scrap Import

·    No Pre-shipment Inspection Certificate (PSIC) required for Metal Scrap Imports from Seven “Safe Countries”

75-PN/25.02.2019

Procedure for Obtaining Export Licence for Export of Red Sanders Wood Sourced from Private Land

74-PN/18.02.2019

Groundnut Shell and Kernels Import Allowed under HPS Groundnut Kernels SION

73-PN/14.02.2019

Amendments in ANF 3D Format for E Commerce Exports

72-PN/05.02.2019

PUF Panels Import for Cold Storages for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables under EPCG Allowed

71-PN/31.01.2019

Clubbing of Advance Authorisations (AA) upto 18 months Allowed

·    Para (vi), (vii), (viii) and (xiii) Inserted

70-PN/30.01.2019

Import Quantity in SION Rationalised for Builder Bag

69-PN/10.01.2019

Revised List of 64 Entries for MEIS Listed in Public Notice 61/2017 for Manual Mode Processing

68-PN/09.01.2019

Procedure to Obtain NoC from Dept of Fertilizers for Fertilizers Export

67-PN/07.01.2019

Number of Bills in Form ANF-4F and ANF-5B included in Declaration for Advance and APCG Authorisation Redemption

66-PN/03.01.2019

Centre Doubles Export Incentive for Onion Farmers

·    Onions MEIS Raised to 10% from 5% for Six Months from 28 Dec 2018 to 30 June 2019

65-PN/28.12.2018

Approved Norms DGFT website can be Used by All for Release of AA

·    Facility Valid for Three Years Only

64-PN/27.12.2018

Six More Months for Advance Authorisation Import

·    Second Revalidation from Expiry Date of the First Revalidation

·    Total Validity Now 24 months after 1st and 2nd Revalidation of Six months each

63-PN/27.12.2018

8424MT Sugar Quota for USA under TRQ for Year 2018-19

·    Description Broadened to Include “All Kinds of Raw Sugar under HS Code 070113 and 070114” under Sugar Quota Allowed

62-PN/24.12.2018

Furniture and Fixtures for Hospitals Allowed under EPCG

·    Doors and panels for cold storage in marine exports

Public Notice No. 61 /2015-20 dated 18 December 2018

MEIS of 5% for Sal Oil, Kokam Oil and Mango Butter

60-PN/17.12.2018

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