Weekly Trade Alert: 7 - 14 November

Weekly Trade Alert: 7 - 14 November

Trade Alerts

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

15 Nov 2019, 11:23 — 9 min read

Here is a comprehensive update of developments from India’s foreign trade during 7 - 14 November.


India

Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification: Amendment in import policy of Iron & Steel and incorporation of policy condition in Chapter 72, 73 and 86 of ITC (HS), 2017, Schedule-1 (Import Policy).

Notification number: Notification No. 32/2015-2020

Date: 13 Nov 19

Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification: Notification of ITC (HS), 2017 - Schedule-1 (Import Policy)

Notification number: Notification No. 31/2015-2020

Date: 13 Nov 19

Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification: Enlistment as designated port in Para 2.54 (d) (vi) Handbook of Procedure, (2015-20).

Notification number: Public Notice No. 43/2015-2020

Date: 13 Nov 19

Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification: Amendment in Policy Condition No. 3 of Chapter 88 and incorporation of Policy Condition No. 3 in Chapter 95 of ITC (HS) 2017, Schedule-I (Import Policy)-regd

Notification number: Notification No. 30/2015-2020

Date: 8 Nov 19

Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification: TRQ for import of 30,000 MT of Crude Soya Oil from Paraguay under India-Mercosur PTA

Notification number: Public Notice No. 42/2015-2020

Date: 8 Nov 19

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Seeks to publish the final assessment results for review of  anti-dumping duty imposed by notification No. 1/2017-Customs dated 5th January, 2017 on Jute Products and decided to insert S. Nos. 48 to 52 in the duty table

Notification number: Notification No. 44/2019-Cus (ADD)

Date: 11 Nov 19

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Seeks to rescind notification Nos. 24/2018- Customs (ADD) the dated 7th May, 2018, 41/2018- Customs (ADD) and 42/2018- Customs (ADD) dated 24th August, 2018 which had prescribed provisional assessment on export of jute products from Bangladesh by specified exporters

Notification number: Notification No. 43/2019-Cus (ADD)

Date: 11 Nov 19

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Seeks to clarify restrictions in availment of input tax credit in terms of sub-rule (4) of rule 36 of CGST Rules, 2017

Notification number: Circular No.123/2019

Date: 11 Nov 19

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Exchange rate of one unit of foreign currency equivalent to Indian rupees

Notification number: Notification No. 81/2019-Cus (NT)

Date: 7 Nov 19

Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies

Notification: The provisional Safeguard Duty on the import of Single Mode Optical fibre” in to India is proposed to be levied for a period of 200 days (two hundred days)

Notification number: Case No. (SG) 05/2019

Date: 6 Nov 19

Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies

Notification: Notice of initiation of Bilateral Safeguard Investigation concerning imports of “Polybutadiene Rubber” into India from Korea RP under India-Korea Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (Bilateral Safeguard Measures) Rules, 2017

Notification number: Case No-(SG) 07/2019

Date: 7 Nov 19

Authority: Ministry of Finance

Notification: Documentation Identification Number (DIN) system of Central Board of Indirect Taxes will be in operation from today i.e., Friday, 8th November 2019.

Notification number: NIL

Date: 7 Nov 19

Authority: Ministry of Finance

Notification: Khadi gets unique HS codes for 11 textile items

Notification number: NIL

Date: 6 Nov 19

Authority: Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
Notification: Imported onion gets relaxation from fumigation condition endorsement on PSC as per the Plant Quarantine Order, 2003 till 30 November 2019

Notification number: NIL

Date: 6 Nov 19

Authority: Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

Notification: Clarifies that installation of additional D.C. Capacity of solar PV power plants should be left to developers. Decision expected to give relief to Solar Developers

Notification number: NIL

Date: 6 Nov 19

Authority: Ministry of Commerce & Industry

Notification: SHGs and artisan clusters to be on boarded on GeM. 40 thousand buyer organisations registered on GeM portal

Notification number: NIL

Date: 7 Nov 19

Authority: Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

Notification: No separate Environmental Clearance required to produce additional Ethanol from B-heavy molasses

Notification number: NIL

Date: 5 Nov 19

Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

Notification: Ten-point charter for food sold, supplied to school Children proposed under Food Safety and Standards (Safe Food and healthy diets for School Children) Regulations, 2019

Notification number: NIL

Date: NIL

Australia

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Changes to import conditions for fresh kiwifruit for human consumption

Notification number: NIL

Date: 14 Nov 19

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Suspension of the Non-viable animal reproductive material BICON case

Notification number: NIL

Date: 13 Nov 19

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Changes to import conditions for fresh lemons for human consumption

Notification number: NIL

Date: 12 Nov 19

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Changes to import conditions for fresh limes for human consumption

Notification number: NIL

Date: 12 Nov 19

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Removal of import permits for Catharanthus roseus and its synonyms

Notification number: NIL

Date: 11 Nov 19

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Upcoming changes to import conditions for Brassicaceous seed for human consumption

Notification number: NIL

Date: 8 Nov 19

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Changes to import conditions for weeds

Notification number: NIL

Date: 8 Nov 19


ASEAN

Country: Indonesia

Authority: Ministry of Finance

Notification: Imposition of Import Duty Temporary Safeguard Measures for Imports of Curtain Products (including Curtains), Inner Sunshade, Bed Mosquito Nets, and Other Furnishings 

Notification number: Regulation No. 163 / PMK.010 / 2019

Date: 5 Nov 19

Country: Indonesia

Authority: Ministry of Finance

Notification: Imposition of Import Duty Temporary Safeguard Measures for Imports of Yarn Products (Other Than Sewing Thread) from Synthetic and Artificial Staple Fibers

Notification number: Regulation No. 161 / PMK.010 / 2019

Date: 5 Nov 19

Country: Laos

Authority: Ministry of Industry and Trade

Notification: Ministry of Industry and Commerce reviews the conditions for importing and distributing vehicles in the Lao PDR

Notification number: Notice No. 2467 / t

Date: 8 Nov 19

Country: Malaysia

Authority: Ministry of Health

Notification: Guidelines for Submission of Dossier for Listing into the Ministry of Health Medicines Formulary

Notification number: NIL

Date: 6 Nov 19

Country: Vietnam

Authority: NIL

Notification: Published national technical regulations on accumulators, motors used for electric bicycles and motors used for electric motorbikes and mopeds

Notification number: CIRCULAR 45/2019 / TT-BGTVT

Date: 11 Nov 19

Jordan, Hong Kong & Tanzania

Country: Jordan

Authority: NIL

Notification: On all clearance companies operating in all customs centers committed to install container numbers on the container list by customs declaration of goods loaded within a container

Notification number: Circular No. 1283

Date: 12 Nov 19

Country: Hong Kong

Authority: Centre for Food Safety

Notification: List of small volume exemption products published

Notification number: NIL

Date: 8 Nov 19

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