Non Tariff Barriers (NTBs)


Labelling Restrictions of Cigarette and Tobacco Products

Packing and Labelling Procedure for Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Mandatory from 31 May 2009

Avian Influenza – Prohibition on Import of Live Stock and Live Stock Products

Metal Scrap Import – Separate contract on Specifications between Buyer and Seller Adequate, Commercial Contract Not Necessary

Chinese Toys – ISO 8124 Standards Must for Import

DGFT Clarifies that Toys Restriction Applies only on Products Covered by BIS Standards

Mobile Handsets without IMEI Prohibited

China Dairy Products Ban Extended by another Six Months from 24 June 2009

Follow ISPM-15 Standard in Wood Packaging of Export and Import Consignment, Says Customs

Implementation of Phytosanitary requirements in Import or Export of Goods - Circular No.14/2009-Customs

Edible Oil Exports in Branded Packs upto 5 Kg. Allowed Till 30 Sep 2009, Only 50% Quota used

Coconut Oil Packed in Containers upto 200 ml Classified as Hair Oil under HS Code 3305

Terminal Excise Duty Claim for Supply of Diesel and Furnace Oil by Oil Companies to EOUs

Hazardous Waste Rules, 2008

Hazardous Waste – Import JNPT Public Notice

Movement Documents and PSI Certificate Must for Six Specified Metal Scrap, Electrical Scrap and Paper Scrap….. more

Sugar Imports Only through EDI Ports, Says DGFT

Labelling in Bonded Warehouses Allowed