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Weekly Trade Alert: 14 – 19 August

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

21 Aug 2020, 12:30 — 18 min read

Alerts from the Indian Trade Portal – www.indiantradeportal.in  on Tariff/Preferential Tariff/ SPS and TBT measures/GST/Export incentives/Export-Import Policy Conditions etc. during the period: 14 August – 19 August 2020 are given under. Please click on a notification for the details.

 

TRADE POLICY

 

Export Policy

 
Notification Authority: DGFT (Notification No.28/2015-2020)
Date: 18 August 2020
Product Coverage: Non-woven fabrics of any GSM (Except Melt-blow Fabric of any GSM)
HS Code: 560312, 560392, 560311, 569313, 560314, 560391, 560393, 560394
 

Customs

 
Notification Authority: Central Board Of Indirect Taxes And Customs (Notification No.79/2020-Customs (N.T.)
Date: 19 August 2020
 
Notification Authority: Central Board Of Indirect Taxes And Customs (Notification No.78/2020-Customs (N.T.)
Date: 19 August 2020
 
Notification Authority: Department of Revenue (Notification No. 25/2020 -Customs (ADD))
Date: 17 August 2020
Product Coverage: Caustic soda
HS Code: 2815
 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (Circular No. 36 /2020-Customs)
Date: 17 August 2020
 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (Notification no. 77/2020- Customs (NT))
Date: 17 August 2020
 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (Notification no. 76/2020- Customs (NT))
Date: 17 August 2020
 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (Notification no. 75/2020-Customs (NT))
Date: 17 August 2020
 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (Notification no. 72/2020- Customs (NT))
Date: 14 August 2020
Product Coverage: Edible Oils, Brass Scrap, Poppy Seeds, Areca Nut, Gold and Silver
HS Code: 15111000, 15119010, 15119090, 1511100, 15119020, 15119090, 15071000, 740400, 12079100
 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (Notification no. 71/2020- Customs (NT))
Date: 13 August 2020
Product Coverage: Gold
HS Code: 71 0r 98
 

ANTIDUMPING/SAFEGUARD/COUNTERVAILING DUTY

 

Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 19 August 2020
Product Coverage: Copper & Copper Alloy Flat Rolled Products
HS Code: 74091100, 74091900, 74092100, 74092900
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 19 August 2020
Product Coverage: Plain Medium Density Fibre Board
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 19 August 2020
Product Coverage: Front Axle Beam and Steering Knuckles meant for heavy and medium commercial vehicles
HS Code: 73269099, 73261910, 73261990, 87085000, 87089900
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 19 August 2020
Product Coverage: Dimethyl Formamide (DMF)
HS Code: 29211110
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 19 August 2020
Product Coverage: Plain Medium Density Fibre Board
HS Code: 44111200, 44111300
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 19 August 2020
Product Coverage: Woven Fabric
HS Code: 5309
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 15 August 2020
Product Coverage: Aluminium Foil
HS Code: 760720
 
Notification Authority: Department of Revenue (Notification No. 24/2020 -Customs (ADD))
Date: 14 August 2020
Product Coverage: Diketopyrrolo Pyrrole
HS Code: 2933
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 13 August 2020
Product Coverage: Polyester Yarn
HS Code: 55092100
 
Notification Authority: Department of Trade
Date: 13 August 2020
Product Coverage: Gold Art and Accessories
HS Code: 71 
 

AGRICULTURE

 

Animal Originated Products

 
Notification Authority: Health Canada
Date: 19 August 2020
Product Coverage: Cellulose and Microcrystalline Cellulose
 
Notification Authority: Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA)
Date: 19 August 2020
Product Coverage: Animal feed
HS Code: 2309
 
Notification Authority: Government of Russia
Date: 19 August 2020
Product Coverage: reconstituted milk
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE)
Products Coverage: Live poultry, and poultry products including poultry meat, day-old chicks, hatching eggs, except heat-treated meat.
HS Code: 0105, 0207, 010511
 

Plants & Plant Products

 

Notification Authority: Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), Health Canada
Date: 19 August 2020
Product Coverage: 0402, 151491
 
Notification Authority: Health and Food Safety Directorate‑General
Date: 19 August 2020
Product Coverage: Seeds, plants and fruits
 
Notification Authority: Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA)
Date: 19 August 2020
Product Coverage: Fresh fruits and vegetables
HS Code: 07, 08
 
Notification Authority: Secretariat of Animal and Plant Health and Inspection (SDA)
Date: 18 August 2020
Product Coverage: Chewing gum, and of spices and vegetable species
HS Code: 2106
 
Notification Authority: Costa Rica’’s State Phytosanitary Service
Date: 18 August 2020
 
Notification Authority: Eurasian Economic Commission
Date: 18 August 2020
Product Coverage: Plant Products & Food
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Agriculture, Forest & Water Resources 
Date: 14 August 2020
Product Coverage: Agave impressa
 
Notification Authority: Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA)
Date: 14 August 2020
Products covered: Pesticide cyclaniliprole in or on citrus fruits and oil
HS Code: 330112, 0805
 

Food

 

Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority
Date: 19 August 2020
Product Coverage: Edible oil
 
Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture
Date: 19 August 2020
Product Coverage: Edible oil
 
Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority
Date: 18 August 2020
Product Coverage: Animal feed
HS Code: 2309
 
Notification Authority: Department of Import & Export Control (Regulation No 05 of 2020)
Date: 18 August 2020
 
Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture
Product Coverage: Seed
HS Code: 12
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Agriculture, Forest & Water Resources 
Date: 17 August 2020
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Agriculture, Forest & Water Resources 
Date: 17 August 2020
HS Code: 22 (Except 2201 & 2202)
 
Notification Authority: National Health Commission
Date: 14 August 2020
Product Coverage: Food additive
HS Code: 210110
 
Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
Date: 13 August 2020
Product Coverage: Dairy analogues, ghee and other milk fat products.
HS Code: 04059020
 
Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
Date: 13 August 2020
Product Coverage: Fats
 
Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
Date: 13 August 2020
Product Coverage: Kesari Dal
HS Code: 07139010
 
Notification Authority: European Commission (Regulation (EU) 2020/1199)
Date: 13 August 2020
Product Coverage: Fruits
HS Code: 07
 
Notification Authority: Food and Drug Administration
Date: 13 August 2020
Product Coverage: Food Additives
HS Code: 210610
 
Notification Authority: Environmental Protection Agency
Date: 13 August 2020
Product Coverage: Pesticides
 

OTHERS

 

Cosmetics

 

Notification Authority: National Medical Products Administration
Date: 19 August 2020
Product Coverage: Cosmetics
HS Code: 33
 
Notification Authority: National Medical Products Administration
Date: 19 August 2020
Product Coverage: Cosmetics
HS Code: 33
 
Notification Authority: Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection
Date: 19 August 2020
Product Coverage: Babies’’ Garments and Clothing Accessories, Bedding , Towels, Underwear, Swimwear, Hosiery, Garments and Sweaters
HS Code: 6111, 6209, 6307,9619, 6301, 6302, 6304, 9404, 6212, 6211, 6115, 6101, 6102, 6103, 6104, 6105, 6106, 6107, 6108, 6109, 6110, 6112, 6113, 6114, 6201, 6202, 6203, 6204, 6205, 6206, 6207, 6208, 6210, 6211
 

Medical Supplies

 

Notification Authority: Department of Health
Date: 17 August 2020
Products covered: Pharmaceutical
HS Code: 30
 
Notification Authority: Food and Drug Administration (TFDA)
Date: 17 August 2020
Products covered: Veterinary Drug
HS Code: 3300230
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Health
Date: 14 August 2020
Products covered: Pharmaceuticals
HS Code: 3003, 3004, 3006
 
Notification Authority: Department of Health
Date: 13 August 2020
Product Coverage: Therapeutic Goods
 

Wood

 
Notification Authority: Eurasian Economic Commission
Date: 14 August 2020
Product Coverage: Cooper timber
HS Code: 440110
 

Tiles

 
Notification Authority: Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection
Date: 17 August 2020
Product Coverage: Tiles
HS Code: 6907

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