DGFT

DGFT – Policy Circular No. 3/2024 dated 30.5.24.

June 01, 2024

It is clarified that in terms of para 4.17 of HBP – 23 an applicant/AA holder can file representation for a review of the decision of NC upto 31.12.2024 against the NC decision taken before 1.4.2023.
This review will be for authorizations issued on or after 1.4.2019 and that earlier there was no review decision.

DGFT

DGFT – Public Notice No. 07/2024-25 dated 29.5.24.

June 01, 2024

SION of Food product at Sl No. E – 125 for export of Shea Stearine is modified with revised entitlement from 5.20MT to 5.02 MT/MT & valid upto 31.03.2027.

DGFT

DGFT – Trade Notice No. 04/2024 dated 28.5.24.

June 01, 2024

Data/information on mfg work flow & process wastage/recovery is called upto 31.7.24 from GJEPC/sector industry.

DGFT

DGFT – Public Notice No. 6/2024 dated 28.5.24.

June 01, 2024

Implementation of PN No. 5/24 dated 27.5.24 is kept in abeyance till 31.7.24 for reassessment of wastage/SION on request of GJEPC.

DGFT

DGFT – Public Notice No 5/2024 dated 27.5.24.

June 01, 2024

Waste Norms given under para 4.59 of HBP and SION of Gems & Jewellery Sector is amended/revised.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 13/24.25 dated 20.5.24.

May 25, 2024

The Electronics & I.T. Goods (Requirements of Compulsory Regulation) Order 2012 is amended as to “2021” . In case of failure of BIS/QCOs compliance, the imported goods will have to be re-exported or customs will destroy the said imported goods and dispose of as scrap.

Changes made between Orders of 2012 and 2021 issued by MeitY for the “Electronics and Information Technology Goods (Requirements for Compulsory (Registration) Orders”. (QCOs).
2012

1. Fifteen (15) Categories of electronics products.
2. Standard conformity of products for ISI marks.
3. Previous standard on quality.
4. 2012 order was effective after six months of issue.
5. 2012 required compulsory registration with BIS.

2021

1. More categories added viz smart watches, wireless head phone, USB Drive, barcode scanner, LED lighting chain etc.
2. Several standard added to reflect more recent technological advancement & safety.
3. Updated standard on safety & performance.
4. 2021 order provides transitional arrangements for products registered under 2012 & gradually meet the updated standard.
5. 2021 order emphasizes stricter enforcement mechanism & compliance.

DGFT

DGFT – Corrigendum dated 29.4.24.

May 04, 2024

Input of E-124 is corrected to read as 3.600 Kgs per MT instead of 3600 kgs.

(Reference is invited to PN 1 dated 9.4.24 wherein Food Product norms at E – 124 is modified for export of Refined Sunflower Oil (Edible Grade). Existing inputs i.e. coal, diesel are deleted. “Filter aid” is permitted as an input at Sl No. 6 with norms @ 3600 kgs per MT which is now corrected as above to read 3.600 kgs/MT).

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 9/2024-25 dated 25.4.24.

April 27, 2024

2000 MT of white Onion under ITC (HS) code 0703 1019 (which is prohibited) is allowed for export from ports Mundra, Pipava and JNPT subject to certified quantity from Horticulture Commissioner, Govt of Gujarat.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 8/23-24 dated 23.4.24.

April 27, 2024

Validity has been extended upto 4th July 2024 of accredition of Halal Certification Bodies and registration of unit for export of meat and meat product.

DGFT

DGFT – Trade Notice No. 2/2024-25 dated 18.4.24.

April 22, 2024

Import of Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA) under ITC (HS) code 29051220 is free from 1.4.24 without any country wise restriction which was imposed for the period AM-24 vide Notification No. 64/2015-20 dated 31.3.23.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 7/24-24 dated 15.4.24.

April 22, 2024

Export of Onions under ITC (HS) code 0703 1019 to the extent of 10000 MT to Sri Lanka and additional 10000 MT to UAE is allowed through National Co-operative Exports Ltd (NCEL).

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 6/23-24 dated 15.4.24.

April 22, 2024

Export of various product to Maldives under bilateral trade agreement as per Notification No. 3 dated 5.4.24 is allowed through specified ports only i.e. Mumbai Seaport, Tuticorin Seaport, JNPT and ICD Tughlaqabad.

DGFT

DGFT – Policy Circular No. 1/24-25 dated 12.4.24.

April 22, 2024

Advance Authorisations issued under Customs Notification No. 18/2015 dated 1.4.15 for physical exports and Notification No. 21/2015 dated 1.4.15 for deemed exports. EO can be fulfilled by making combined/both exports i.e. physical as well as deemed exports.

DGFT

DGFT – Public Notice No. 2/24-25 dated 9.4.24.

April 22, 2024

In respect of restricted import of Melon Seed, (as free in terms of Notification No. 5/23 dated 5.4.24), procedure is given for online registration under Import Monitoring System (MS-IMS).

DGFT

DGFT – Public Notice No. 1/24 dated 9.4.24.

April 22, 2024

SION under E- 124 for export of Refined Sunflower Oil (Edible Grade) is amended. Existing inputs i.e. coal, diesel are deleted. “Filter aid” is now permitted.

DGFT

DGFT – Trade Notice No. 1/2024-25 dated 2.4.24.

April 20, 2024

DGFT directed that only digitized ANFs, Appendices are to be submitted. No hard/soft copies of digitized ANFs, Appendices. There is no requirement to upload IEC, RCMC alongside online applications. All deficiencies and its compliances must be through online mode only.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 5/2024-25 dated 5.4.24.

April 20, 2024

Import of restricted Melon Seeds – Other under ITC (HS) code 1207 7090 is free wef 1.5.24 to 30.06.2024 with AU condition.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 4/2024-25 dated 5.4.24

April 20, 2024

Date is extended from 30.4.24 to 30.06.2024 in import period for Yellow Peas under ITC (HS) code 0713 1010.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 3/2024-25 dated 5.4.24

April 20, 2024

Export of various items allowed to Maldives during 2024-25 with specified quantity under bilateral trade agreement between India and Maldives.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 2/2023-24 dated 3.4.24.

April 20, 2024

Additional quantity of 10000 MT of Onions under ITC (HS) code
0703-1019 is allowed thru NCEL in continuation of earlier Notification No.65/23 dated 1.3.24.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 1/2023-24 dated 2.4.24.

April 20, 2024

Export of “Kala Namak Rice” under ITC(HS) code 10063090 is allowed upto an aggregate quantity not exceeding 1000 MT wef 2.4.24 from (1) Varanasi Air Cargo, (UP), (2) JNPT (3) Kandla (4) Nepalganj Road LCS (5) LCS Sonauli, (6) LCS Barhni. Authorized signatory for certification of export item/qty will be Director, Agriculture Marketing & Foreign Trade, Lucknow.

DGFT

DGFT – Public Notice No. 54/2023 dated 27.3.24

April 01, 2024

List of banks announced, authorized by RBI for import of both gold & silver, and ONLY GOLD during AM-25 wef 1.4.24 to 31.3.2025 under Appendix 4 B.

DGFT

DGFT – Public Notice No. 53/2023 dated 27.3.24.

April 01, 2024

Procedure is laid down for obtaining SCOMET authorization for export of Information Security item.

DGFT

DGFT – Public Notice No. 52/2023 dated 27.3.24

April 01, 2024

Procedure is laid down for obtaining SCOMET authorization for export of Telecommunication item.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 82/2023 dated 27.3.24.

April 01, 2024

DGFT notified policy for the grant of one time bulk licence for General Authorisation of Export of Telecommunication and Information security.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 81/2023 dated 22.3.24.(Uploaded on 25.3.24)

April 01, 2024

Prohibition Period for export of Onion under ITC (HS) code 0703 1019 is extended till further orders instead of 31.03.2024.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 80/2023 dated 22.3.24.(Uploaded on 25.3.24)

April 01, 2024

ADNOC Marketing International (AMI) India RSC Ltd is exempted from STE condition and allowed re-export of Petroleum Crude Oil under ITC (HS) code 2709 0010.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 74/2023 dated 11.3.24

April 01, 2024

RoDTEP benefit for 166 ITC tariff given in Annexure to this Notification is available from 1.4.2024 on linkage with ICEGATE for exports of products manufactured by AA holders, EoU.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 70/2023 dated 8.3.24.

April 01, 2024

RoDTEP benefit is allowed to manufacturer AA holder, 100% EoU wef 11.3.24 to 30.9.24. RoDTEP to SEZ as per new Appendix 4RE through ICEGATE. RoDTEP scheme extended from 30.6.24 to 30.9.24. Rate of 25 HS codes revised in Appendix 4 R.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 79/2023 dated 18.3.24

March 23, 2024

Import of Urea (Agricultural Grade) under ITC (HS) Code 3102 1010 is allowed on Govt Account through Indian Potash Limited till 31.03.2025. In addition import of Urea is also allowed through RCF & NFL.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 78/2023 dated 16.3.24 (Uploadedon18.3.24)

March 23, 2024

continuation of Notification No. 66 dated 63.24, import of meat of premium duck under ITC (HS) code 0207 4200 (not cut in pieces, frozen), and under ITC 0207 4500 (other frozen) is restricted for supply to 3-Star and above Operational Hotels. Other import under the said ITC is ‘Free”.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 77/2023 dated 16.3.24 (Uploaded on 18.3.24)

March 23, 2024

Import of Synthetic Fibres under Chapter 6006 (specific 5 ITC) is prohibited. However, it is freely allowed if MIP/cif value is US $ 3.5 and above per kilogram. This prohibition is upto 15.09.2024.

DGFT

DGFT – Trade Notice No. 40/2023-24 dated 20.3.24

March 23, 2024

A cap of Rs.2.50 crore has been imposed per IEC under Interest Equalization Scheme for the quarter AJ-24 (1.4.24 to 30.6.24).

DGFT

DGFT – Trade Notice No. 39/2023-24 dated 18.3.24

March 23, 2024

In case of export to UK, the Indian exporters are required to submit origin declaration (Rules of Origin) through self certification as per UK Developing Countries Trading Scheme (DCTS) under Generalized Scheme of Preferences (GSP).

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 69/2023 dated 7.3.2024.

March 16, 2024

Import of inputs that are subjected to compliance of Quality Control Orders by Adv/DFIA authorization holder, EoU are exempted on instructions by other ministries/departments as given in newly notified Appendix 2-Y. Accordingly new paras added in FTP i.e. Paras 4.18(A)(i) to (viii), 4.24(d), 6.07(k), 2.03(c), Appendix 2Y, (added in FTP 2023).

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 68/2023 dated 7.3.24

March 15, 2024

Import condition No. 6(b) of Chapter 27, Schedule 1 is amended with permissible total quantity of Raw Petroleum Coke (RPC) and Calcined Petroleum Coke (CPC) for Aluminium Industry with certain conditions.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 67/2023 dated 6.3.24

March 15, 2024

Export of Onions under ITC (HS) code 07031019 to the extent of 550 MTs to Bhutan, 3000 MTs to Bahrain, and, 1200 MTs to Mauritius is allowed through National Co-Operative Exports Ltd (NCEL).

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 66/2023 dated 6.3.24

March 15, 2024

Import of meat of premium duck under ITC (HS) code No 02074200 – (“Not cut in pieces, frozen”) and under ITC (HS) code 0207 4500 – (“Other, frozen”) is Restricted for supply to Hotels & Restaurants. Other import under the said ITC is “free”.

DGFT

DGFT – Public Notice No. 48/2023 dated 7.3.24

March 15, 2024

Import of input “Menthol” covered under ITC (HS) code 29061100, 30039021, 33012590, & 33012400 stands suspended from SION/Ad-hoc norms. Import of Menthol is not allowed for want of review of such norms by DGFT.

DGFT

DGFT – Public Notice No. 47/2023 dated 7.3.24

March 15, 2024

New para 2.03( c ) added in FTP 23 with newly notified Appendix 2-Y showing list of ministries/department whose instruction are to be followed on Quality Control Order as per Notification No. 69/2023 dated 7.3.24.

DGFT

DGFT – Public Notice No. 46/2023 dated 6.3.24.

March 15, 2024

The time period extended upto 31.03.2024 for registration of import of Yellow Peas : ITC (HS) code 0713 1010 under Import Monitoring System (YP – IMS).

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 63/2024 dated 1.3.2024

March 04, 2024

Export of 50000 MTs of Onions under ITC (HS) code 0703 1019 to Bangladesh is allowed through
National Co-Operative Exports Ltd (NCEL).

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 62/2024 dated 29.2.24

March 04, 2024

Para 2.39 of FTP has been amended by adding a sentence regarding Merchanting Trade.

DGFT

DGFT – Public Notice No. 45/2023 dated 28.02.2024.

March 04, 2024

SION of Engg Product at Sl No. C-831 is amended for export of SS seamless tubes/pipes
(cold finished) is amended with pre import condition and that import of seamless SS
tubes/pipes (hot finished)/mother hallow should have an outside diameter (OD) not
less than 65mm & above.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 61/23 dated 23.2.24

February 26, 2024

Import of “Yellow Peas” under ITC (HS) code 0713 1010 is allowed
Free without MIP and without port regn when shipped on board or BL date is on or before 30.4.2024.

DGFT

DGFT – Public Notice No. 44/2023 dated 22.2.24

February 26, 2024

Various SIONs have been suspended from 1.4.24 being
Inoperative during last 5 years. Any party can make online request upto 15.3.24 for reinstatement.

DGFT

DGFT – Policy Circular No. 10/2023 dated 22.2.24

February 26, 2024

Para 5.17(a) of HBP 23 for EPCG modified to reduce
Average Export Performance because of decline in export during AM-23 compared to AM22 against
various sectors.

DGFT

DGFT – Public Notice No. 39/2023 dated 02.02.2024.

February 06, 2024

The implementation date has been extended upto 01.02.2025 for SSI & non-SSI manufactured drugs formulations to maintain the Parent-Child relationship in packaging levels and its uploading on central portal of “Track and Trace System” for exports as modified in para 2.76(vi)& (vii) of HBP 2023.

DGFT

DGFT – Public Notice No. 38/2023 dated 31.01.2024.

February 06, 2024

Following four chambers of commerce/agencies under Appendix 2 E were de-listed earlier (PN 31/2023 dated 20.9.23). On compliance for common digital platform, (CDP), they are now enlisted for issue of CoO (NP) :-
1. Karnataka Small Scale Inds Assn, Bangalore.
2. Porbandar Chamber of Commerce & Inds, Porbandar, Gujarat.
3. The Kashmir chamber of commerce & Inds, Srinagar.
4. Eastern UP chamber of commerce and Inds, Prayagraj.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 57/2023 dated 15.01.2024

January 20, 2024

Import condition No. 5 is added in chapter 71 of schedule 1 (Import policy) of ITC (HS)- 2022.
- Import of Silver paste, sheet…….etc under ITC (HS) No 7106 9210 & 7161 9290 is
restricted, but it is ’FREE’ when imported on “Actual User” basis as an input in
own manufacturing or for R&D by Govt recognized institution.
Import is permitted through Nominated Agency as notified by RBI/DGFT.