Posted On:  2 weeks ago


DGFT allows Import of 3 Lakh MT of raw sugar under Exim Code 170114

Import of 3 Lakh MT of raw sugar under Exim Code 170114 is allowed to be imported by millers/ refiners at 25% Tariff Duty, through the following ports in the southern states and corresponding Regional Authorities of DGFT,

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  6 months ago


Online Procedure for Applying / Registration of IEC (Import Export Code).

What is IEC (Import Export Code) number used in Export Import business?  IEC Stands for IMPORTER EXPORTER CODE which contains 10 digit number issued by Director General of Foreign Trade, Department of Commerce, Government of India. 

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  7 months ago


Export & re-import of cut & polished diamonds at zero duty

S.O. (E): In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5 of FT (D&R) Act, 1992, read with paragraph 1.02 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, as amended from time to time, the Central Government hereby makes following amendments in para 4.44 of Chapter 4 of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  8 months ago


Export Policy of Sandalwood clarified by DGFT

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 3 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No.22 of 1992), as amended, read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP), 2015-2020, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendments with immediate effect in export policy of sandalwood under Chapter 44 of ITC(HS) Classification – Schedule 2 (Export Policy)

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  8 months ago


Enhancement of minimum import price on Areca nuts to Rs. 251/- per Kg

S.O. (E): In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of FT (D&R) Act, 1992, read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, as amended from time to time, the Central Government hereby amends the Import Policy Conditions of arecanut under Exim Code 0802 80 of Chapter 8 of ITC (EIS) 2012, Schedule 1 (Import Policy) as under:

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  11 months ago


Procedure governing import of un-shredded scrap (HMS- I & HMS- II) under Para 2.54 of Handbook of Procedures (2015-2020)

The existing designated sea ports namely Chennai, Cochin, Ennore, JNPT, Kandla, Mormugao, Mumbai, New Mangalore, Paradip, Tuticorin, Vishakhapatnam, Pipava, Mundra and Kolkata will be allowed to import un-shredded scrap till 31st March, 2017 by which time. they are required to install and operationalize Radiation Portal Monitors and Container Scanner. Such sea ports which fail to meet the deadline will be derecognised for the purpose of import of un-shredded metallic scrap w.e.f  1.4.2017.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  12 months ago


Discontinuation of practice of making manual debits on physical copy of Advance Authorizations registered at EDI Customs port

It was brought to Board’s notice that even for Advance Authorizations registered electronically at EDI Customs location i.e. where electronic ledger gets maintained, the physical authorizations, that are simultaneously issued and presented, are endorsed by Customs with manual debits of usage and this practice is not uniformly followed at all EDI ports of registration. It was informed that such manual endorsements replicate work, cause delay, and at times also lead to errors, all of which impose transaction costs on trade.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  12 months ago


Allocation of quantity for export of preferential quota sugar to EU under CXL quota

In exercise of the powers conferred under Paragraphs 2.04 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby allocates a quantity of 10,000 tons (Ten thousand tons) of white sugar under CXL concessions to European Union (EU) for the period October, 2016 to September, 2017.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  12 months ago


Amendments in Public Notice No. 29/2015-2020 and in Public Notice No 27

In exercise of powers conferred under Paragraph 1.03 of the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020, as amended from time to time, the Director General of Foreign Trade makes the following amendments: 2. In the Public Notice No. 29 dated 08.09.2016, the date 14.02.2013 mentioned in first sentence of the Effect of Public Notice is corrected to read as 14.02.2014 3. The entry at Serial No. 10 in Appendix 4J mentioned in Public Notice No. 27 dated 31.08.2016 related to ‘Export Obligation Period for Special Advance Authorization Scheme for export of articles of apparel and clothing accessories” is corrected to read as under.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  12 months ago


Incorrect simultaneous issuance of dual benefit of Zero duty EPCG and SHIS to exporters under the FTP 2009-14 – option providing flexibility to return either benefit.

After inter-Departmental consultations, that also took into account wordings in conditions specified in Customs EPCG/Post Export EPCG notification Nos. 101/2009-Cus, 102/2009-Cus, 22/2013-Cus, 5/2013-Cus, 23/2013-Cus and SHIS notification No. 104/2009-Cus and clarifications made in Circular Nos. 26/2009-Cus and 38/2010-Cus

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  12 months ago


FAQs on Refunds under as per Goods and Service tax (GST)

Refund has been discussed in section 38 of the MGL. “Refund” includes refund of tax on goods and/or services exported out of India or on inputs or input services used in the goods and/or services which are exported out of India, or refund of tax on the supply of goods regarded as deemed exports, or refund of unutilized input tax credit as provided under section 38(2)

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  1 year ago


Relaxation in Import policy Granite Slabs wef 01.10.2016

The import of items under the ITC(HS) Codes 68022310, 68022390, 68022900 and 68029300 related to granite slabs is permitted freely provided cif value is US $ 50 or above per square metre (for maximum thickness of slab of 20 mm) w.e.f. 1.10.2016. Import policy of Worked monumental or building stone (except slate) and articles thereof, other than goods of heading 6801; mosaic cubes and the like, of natural stone (

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  1 year ago


Relaxation in Import policy of Marble slabs w.e.f. 1.10.2016

The import of items under the ITC(HS) Codes 6802 10 00, 6802 21 10, 6802 21 20, 680221 90, 6802 91 00, 6802 9200 and 25151220 related to marble slabs is permitted freely provided cif value is US $ 40 or above per square metre (for maximum thickness of slab of 20 mm) w.e.f. 1.10.2016.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  1 year ago


Import policy of Rough Marble and Travertine Blocks

Import of Marble and Travertine- Crude or Roughly trimmed and merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks of a rectangular (including square) shape permitted freely provided cif value is US$ 200 or above per MT. Import policy of Rough Marble and Travertine Blocks S.O.(E) – In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 3 of the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992 read with Para 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, as amended from time to time, the Central Government hereby amends the Import Policy Condition of Schedule-I (Import Policy) in respect of ITC (HS) Codes 25151100, 25151210 and 25151290 w.e.f. 1.10.2016.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  1 year ago


Issuance of Free Sale & Commerce Certificate to Merchant Exporters

Para 2.37 of Hand Book of Procedure, 2015-2020 deals with the issue of Free Sale & Commerce Certificate by Regional Authorities to exporters / merchants. As certain doubts have arisen in the Proforma of the certificate, it is clarified that the exporter has to indicate the details of the manufacturer or the exporter (if he himself

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  1 year ago


Guidelines for Issue of Duty Credit Scripts under IEIS Scheme

Guidelines for Issuance of Duty Credit Scripts under Incremental Export Incentivisation Scheme (IEIS) for Quarterly period (01.01.2013 to 31.03.2013) in pursuance of Trade Notice 04 dated 05.05.2016. The Incremental Export Incentivisation Scheme (IEIS) for Quarterly basis (01.01.2013 to 31.03.2013) was introduced vide Notification No.27 dated 28.12.2012. Under this scheme

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  1 year ago


Required Documents at the time of Import

These are transport documents. Bill of lading in port-to-port sea shipments and Air waybill is used in air shipments. These document are required to be submitted with customs for import customs clearance purpose. Bill of lading or Airway bill issued by carrier provides the details of cargo with terms of delivery.

article author Yashika Jain

Posted On:  1 year ago


Exports Promotion Capital Goods Scheme

Exports Promotion Capital Goods Scheme (EPCG)

article author HARSHAL FIFADRA

Posted On:  2 years ago


Import of Capital Goods is not permitted under EPCG Scheme for generation/transmission of power

Notification issued by DGFT on Amendment in Para 5.01(g) of FTP 2015-2020

article author Deesha Shah

Posted On:  2 years ago


IEC can be applied with only 2 Documents

IEC can be applied with only 2 Documents

article author Deesha Shah