Transit Cargo from Kolkata to Nepal and Bangladesh and Vice Versa thru ECTS (Electronic Cargo Trading System) with Electronic Seals - Facilities Extended Five More LCSs on Nepal and Petrapole/Gede on Bangladesh Border, Circular 52/2017 Amended

[CBIC Circular No. 32/2018-Customs dated 17 September 2018]

Subject: Customs procedure for export of cargo in containers and closed bodied trucks from ICDs/CFSs through Land Customs Stations (LCSs).

Kind attention is drawn to Circular No. 52/2017 dated 22.12.2017 whereby the Board had prescribed the procedure for facilitating and monitoring transshipment of consignments sealed under ECTS at ICDs/CFSs and destined for export to Nepal or Bangladesh.

2. In view of the positive response from the trade and the request to expand the said facility to more locations, the Board has decided to allow the said facility through the following locations:

Sl. No.

Name of ICDs

Name of LCSs





All ICDs

For export of goods by Road through the following LCS:

(i)      Raxaul;

(ii)     Jogbani;

(iii)    Sonauli ;

(iv)    Nepalgunj;

(v)     Panitanki;

(vi)    Petrapole;

(vii)   Gede;

(viii) Ghojadanga; and

(ix)    Mahadipur.


All ICDs

For export of goods in containers by Rail to Bangladesh through Gede and Petrapole.


CFSs as specified by the Chief Commissioner of Customs, Kolkata

For exports through Petrapole and Gede.

3. Circular 52/2017- Customs dated 22"d December 2017 stands modified to the above extent.

4. Difficulties, if any, faced in the implementation of this circular should be brought to the notice of the Board.

F. No.SS0/05/2011 -LC

[Modified Circular 52/2017- Customs dated 22nd December 2017]