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.

DGFT

DGFT – Public Notice No. 37/2023 dated 12.1.2024

January 13, 2024

The validity of Pre Shipment Inspection Agency (PSIA) given in Appendix 2 G has been extended from 27.12.2023 to 31.03.2024.

DGFT

DGFT – Public Notice No. 36/2023 dated 3rd January 2024.

January 06, 2024

Under preferential TRQ scheme, 8606 MTRV raw sugar allowed to be exported to USA during 1.10.23 to 30.09.2024. Other conditions remain unchanged & to be followed as per Notification No.20/2015-20 dated 7.9.2015.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No 55/2023 dated 3.1.2024

January 06, 2024

Import banned for specific HS code under chapter 7318 …. for screws is revised from “Free” to Prohibited”. Import is free if cif value is Rs.129/- or above per Kg. (MIP condition).

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 56/2023 dated 1.1.2024

January 06, 2024

Sub para I(e) added in para 2.31 of FTP regarding Import Policy of Second Hand Goods/used IT assets (Laptops, desktops, monitors, printers) from SEZ to DTA is restricted. It will be “FREE” if,
(a) shifting to only his DTA unit with minimum usage in SEZ is 2 years, goods are not older than 5 years from mfg date.
(b) SEZ closed for re-location in DTA, not older than 5 years from mfg date. However, IT assets which entered SEZ as used/second hand/old, & less than 2 years used in SEZ will not be covered under this facility.
(c) Allowed free only (a) & (b) above, if no exemption availed from any regulatory requirement viz CRO, WPC, RoHS at the time of import of the used IT assets into the SEZ.

CRO (compulsory regn order 2021), WPC (Wireless Planning & co-ordination – Deptt of Telecommunication), RoHS (Restriction of the use of Hazardous Substances in electrical, electronic equipment).

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 54/2023 dated 28.12.2023.

December 30, 2023

Import policy condition as “Free” is extended upto 31.03.2025 for import of :-
Urad ….. … ITC HS code 07133310
and
Tuar/pigeon peas …. ITC HS code 07136000.

DGFT

DGFT – Trade Notice No. 36/2023-24 dated 26.12.2023.

December 30, 2023

Exporters are encouraged to opt online e-CoO platform and its registration requirements. However, the system of processing non-preferential CoO application in manual mode is permitted till 31-12-2024 as per Appendix – 2E.

DGFT

DGFT – Policy Circular No. 8/23 dated 27.12.2023

December 28, 2023

Provisions of para 4.12(vi) of HBP clarified that valid Adhoc norms ratified on or after 1.4.15 will be applicable to pending cases filed under self-declaration on or after 1.4.15 but prior to appln in which norm are ratified. This facility will not be applicable in case of items listed under Appendix 4P i.e for cashew, Restricted/prohibited, ineligible category and 4J pre-import

DGFT

DGFT – Policy Circular No. 07/23-24 dated 21.12.2023

December 23, 2023

Clarified that as per para 4.09(v) of FTP, minimum VA of 25% is applicable for “spices” where both export & import pertains to chapter 9 of ITC HS.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 53/23 dated 15.12.23 (uploaded on 18.12.23)

December 23, 2023

Earlier Notification No. 31/23 dated 11.9.23 mentioning four ITC HS code is modified by
adding specific eight digit ITC HS code of various items of food supplement containing botanical,
which require official certificate by EIC/EIA, SHEFEXIL (Shellac & Forest Products Export Promotion Council).

DGFT

DGFT – Public Notice No. 35/23 dated 13.12.23

December 18, 2023

Registration procedure of import of Yellow Peas ITC 0713 1010 under Import Monitoring System (YP-IMS) is given with validity upto 31.3.2024. (Related Notification No.50/23 dated 8.12.23).

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 52/2023 dated 12.12.23

December 18, 2023

Export policy condition is modified, EIC/EIA certificate will be required from date of issue of this notification for a period of six months for export of Basmati/non-basmati rice to EU member country.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 46/2023 dated 30.11.2023

December 02, 2023

Export of certain food commodities viz wheat grain/flour, maida, broken rice is allowed thru National Co-operative Exports Limited (NCEL).

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 45/2023 dated 23.11.2023

November 25, 2023

Export of Onion under ITC HS code 0703 1019 is free with MEP@ US $ 800 PMT.
(Earlier Notification No. 42/28.10.23 is suspended with ITC HS code 0703-1010,0712-2000).

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 44/2023 dated 20.11.2023

November 25, 2023

Import policy condition for Import of Gold under ITC HS code 0718 1200 “…. Other unwrought form” (restricted), now additional condition added :-
New condition added (2) :- Valid India-UAE TRQ holder as notified by IFSCA can import gold thru IIBX and can obtain physical delivery of the same through IFSCA registered vault located in SEZs as per the guidelines of IFSCA.
Other existing conditions (1) & (3) remain unchanged.

DGFT

DGFT – Trade Notice 34/2023 16.11.23

November 20, 2023

Option/Willingness is called by 20.11.23 from mfg inds of Calcined Petroleum Coke (CPC) for allocation of raw petroleum coke in view of Hon’ble Supreme Court Order dated 10.10.23 in WP No 13029 of 1985 in the matter of M.C. Mehta v/s Union of India & Ors.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification 43/2023 11.11.23 Uploaded on 13.11.23

November 20, 2023

Onetime exemption allowed from “prohibited” to M/s Patanjali Ayurved Ltd for export of 20 MT of Non-basmati white rice under ITC HS code No 100 3090 as donation to Nepal for earthquake victims.

DGFT

DGFT – Trade Notice 33/23-24 10.11.23

November 11, 2023

Revamped e-BRC system is implemented wef 15.11.23. Inward Remittance Messages (IRMs) will be directly transmitted by bank to DGFT. Exporter will self certify e-BRC based on IRM data. SoP is highlighted. Banks are directed to upgrade themselves by 31.01.2024.

DGFT

DGFT – Trade Notice 32/23-24 06.11.23

November 11, 2023

Video Conference (VC) facility at Delhi on every Wednesday (between 10 am to 12 noon) is started wef 8.11.23 by registering on portal www.dgft.gov.in ”Centralised VC with HQs” for resolving matters pending with RAs.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 42/2023 dated 28.10.23

November 04, 2023

Export policy of Onion under Sl No. 51 of ITC 07031010 and 0712 2000 is subject to MEP (Minimum Export Price) US $ 800 FOB per metric ton till 31.12.2023.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No 41/2023 dated 27.10.2023

October 28, 2023

In continuation of Notification No. 3/23 dated 6.4.23, time period for accredition of Halal Certification Bodies & registration of exports extended for further 6 months i.e. upto 5.4.2024.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 40/2023 dated 26.10.2023

October 28, 2023

There is no effect on import.
Only conformity conditional rule Control Order 1967 is deleted.
It is replaced by prevalent Regulation 2011.
Other conditions remain unchanged.

Policy condition No 1 of Chapter 15 modified in reference to FSSAI Regulations. Food Safety & Standards Act, 2006 & conformity of import items specified in the Third schedule of solvent extracted oil, deoiled Metal and Edible flour Control Order 1967 is deleted. It is replaced by Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives Regulation 2011 (made under the Food Safety & Standards Act 2006). Other conditions remain unchanged.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 39/2023 dated 23.10.23

October 28, 2023

Import of human embryo and human gamates under ITC No 0511 9999 is prohibited. (As per ART (Regulation) Act 2021 and The Surrogacy (Regulation) Act, 2021.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No38/2023 dated 19.10.23

October 21, 2023

SEZ and private parties for supply to state/central Govt for defence & security can import IT hardware without licence on payment of CD. Policy condition No. 4(iv) of chapter 84 of schedule I is amended.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 37/2023 dated n18.10.23

October 21, 2023

Quantity is notified/allotted for export of non-basmati white rice under ITC 1006 3090.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 36/2023 dated 18.10.23

October 21, 2023

Restriction export of Raw sugar/white/refined/organic sugar under ITC 17011490 & 17019990 is restricted beyond 31.10.2023 till further order.

DGFT

DGFT – Policy circular No. 6/2023-24 dated 19.10.23

October 21, 2023

SEZ units and EOUs/EHTP/STPI/BTP are not required to obtain a 'restricted import authorisation' for import of IT hardware restricted vide Notification 23/2023 dated 03.08.2023. IT hardware items required for CG are exempt from import authorization. For import of remaining items as given in Notification No. 23 dated 3.8.23, multiple authorisations valid upto 30.9.2023 can be obtained. Import qty can be amended on post issue of lic through online application, no value change.

DGFT

DGFT – Policy Circular No. 5/2023-24 dated 16.10.2023

October 21, 2023

It is clarified that re-import of unsold Jewellery is allowed clearance by customs without import licence, which was exported for the purpose of exhibition abroad in terms of para 4.79 and 4.92 of HBP 23 under ITC No. 71131911 & 17131919.

DGFT

DGFT – Trade Notice No. 29/2023-24 dated 13.10.2023

October 21, 2023

(Uploaded on 16.10.23)
In 11 RAs, including Mumbai, EODC camp has been organized from 13.11.2023 to 24.11.2023 (2-week) for Advance/EPCG lic.
Procedure has been devised to update online data. Exporters can approach RA for expediting redemption, where application is submitted.

DGFT

DGFT – Public Notice No. 34/2023 dated 13th October, 2023

October 21, 2023

(Uploaded on 16.10.23).
Para 4.10(i) of HBP has been modified. Now Input Tax Credit is permitted in transfer of duty free imported or indigenously procured against Adv authorisation, on which GST has been paid. Earlier this benefit was not allowed.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 35/2023 dated 11.10.2023

October 14, 2023

Import policy condition for silver under HS Code 71069110 & 71069290 of chapter 71 of schedule 1 is revised. Under both the HS code the restricted item is allowed for import through nominated agencies notified by RBI, DGFT. Now it is modified that quailed jewelers as notified by IFSCA (Intl Financial Services Centers Authority) through IIBX (India Intl Bullion Exchange) are also allowed to import.
Against ITC HS Code 71069110 – description is given as “Grains”. This appears to be a typographical error.

DGFT

DGFT – Trade Notice No. 28/2023-24 dated 9.10.2023.

October 14, 2023

Procedure highlighted for the issue of automatic system based e-SHC as per PN No 32 dated 9.10.23.

DGFT

DGFT – Public Notice No. 33/2023 dated 12th October 2023.

October 14, 2023

SION of Food Product at Sl No. E-125 – Shea Stearine is suspended till new norms are modified based on revised production/consumption data. Till that time, exporter can apply under para 4.07 (self declaration) of HBP.

DGFT

DGFT – Public Notice No. 32/2023 dated 9th October 2023.

October 14, 2023

Pare 1.08 of HBP modified. No need to submit application of Status Certificate. e-SHC will be auto generated based on data with DGCI&S. For upgradation of Status Certificate, an online amendment application is to be filed or wherever required due to technical reasons.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 34/2023 dated 4th October 2023.

October 07, 2023

The time period for applying registration under Coal Import Monitoring System (CIMS) is revised. The importer can apply for regn not earlier than 60th day and till arrival date. This is an amendment in condition No. 7 (ii) of Chapter 27 of Schedule I (Import Policy).

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No 33/2023 dated 26.09.2023

October 04, 2023

RoDTEP scheme extended for exports made from 1.10.23 to 30.06.2024 as per existing rate for items covered under RoDTEP – Appendix 4-R.

DGFT

DGFT – Notification No. 32/2023 dated 25.09.2023

October 04, 2023

Exports of 75000 MTs of Non-Basmati White Rice under HS Code 100 3090 to UAE is allowed through NCEL (National Co-operative Exports Limited).

DGFT

DGFT – Trade Notice No. 27/2023 dated 25.09.2023

October 04, 2023

Clarification given for applicability of pre import condition and payment of IGST as per implementation of T N No 7/23-24 dated 8.6.2023 under Advance Authorization Scheme.

DGFT

DGFT – Public Notice No. 31/2023 dated 20.09.2023.

September 26, 2023

29 Nos of agencies under Appendix 2 E are delisted on a/c of non-compliance to complete on-boarding on e-CoO platform by 31.08.23. (PN 22 dt 16.8.23). Henceforth, those 29 agencies are not authorized to issue CoO.

DGFT

DGFT – Trade Notice No. 14/2023-24 on July 12, 2023

August 25, 2023

curriculum and guidelines for Skilling and Mentorship Obligation for Status Holders as per Para 1.30 of FTP 2023.

DGFT

DGFT – Trade Notice No. 11/2023 dated 23.06.23.

June 24, 2023

Process for EoP extension and issue of EODC for Annual Adv authorisation is amended.

DGFT

DGFT – Trade No. No. 10/2023 dated 22.06.2023.

June 24, 2023

Now NC-7 Norms Committee (dealing with ITC product code 39 and 40 – Plastic and Rubber) is updated in online mode.

DGFT

DGFT – Trade Notice. No. 9/2023 dated 20th June 2023.

June 24, 2023

Announcement of export quota for export wheat to Nepal.

DGFT

DGFT – Trade Notice. No. 8/2023 dated 20th June 2023.

June 24, 2023

Announcement of export quota for export of broken rice to Senegal, Gambia and Indonesia.

DGFT

DGFT – Public Notice No. 17/2023 dated 22.6.23

June 24, 2023

Amendment in procedure for import of Copper product and Zinc Oxide under Revised India Nepal Treaty of Trade. DGFT will act as designated authority for allocation and monitoring of all TRQ items under Revised India Nepal Treaty.