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Weekly Trade Alert: 18 - 24 September

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

25 Sep 2020, 19:17 — 36 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: 18 – 24 September 2020 are given under. Please click on a notification for the details.

EXPORT-IMPORT POLICY, MEIS, TARIFF & GST

Customs Clearance

 

Trade Facilitation & MEIS

 
Notification Authority: Director General of Foreign Trade (Public notice 17/2015-20)
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: Chemicals
HS Code: 382490
 
Notification Authority: Director General of Foreign Trade (Public notice 16/2015-20)
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: Pharmaceuticals
HS Code: 30
 

Import Policy and Tariff

 
Notification Authority: Director General of Foreign Trade (Notification no 32/2015-20)
Date: 17 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: LED Products
HS Code: 85 & 94
 
Notification Authority: Department of Revenue (Notification No. 34/2020-Customs)
Date: 17 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: Lentils (Mosur)
HS Code: 07134000, 07136000
 

Goods & Services Tax

 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Notification no 68/2020-Central Tax )
Date: 21 Sep 2020
 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Notification no 67/2020-Central Tax)
Date: 21 Sep 2020
 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Notification no 66/2020-Central Tax
Date: 21 Sep 2020
 

Foreign Trade Procedure

 
Notification Authority: Director General of Foreign Trade (Public notice 17/2015-20)
Date: 24 September 2020
 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (Notification no. 91/2020- Customs (NT))
Date: 24 September 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
 

TRADE REMEDIES

Trade remedies

 

Anti-Dumping Duty

 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 24 September 2020
Product Coverage: Glass fibre and articles
HS code: 70
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 23 September 2020
Product Coverage: Untreated Fumed Silica
HS Code: 28112190, 28391900
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 23 September 2020
Product Coverage: Melamine
HS Code: 29336100
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: Faced Glasswool in Rolls
HS Code: 7019 9010, 7019 9090, 7019 1900, 7019 3900, 7019 5900
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: Measuring Tapes
HS Code: 9017
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 17 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: Sodium Hydrosulphite
HS Code: 28311010 & 28321020
 

Safeguard Duty

 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 17 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: PVC Suspension Grade Resin
HS Code: 3904
 

ANIMAL ORIGINATED PRODUCTS

Animal Originated Products

 

Notification Authority: European Commission (Decision (EU) 2020/1320)
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: Fish
HS Code: 03
 
Notification Authority : Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF)
Date: 23 September 2020
Product Coverage: Live pigs and pig meat and products thereof
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: milk desert
 
Notification Authority: Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation
Date: 18 September 2020
Product Coverage: Botia (Chromobotiamacracanthus) , Other, Koi carp (Cyprinus carpio), Goldfish (Carassius auratus), Siamese fighting fish (Beta splendens), Oscars (Astonotusocellatus), Arowanas (Scleropagesformosus), Arowanas Jardini (ScleropagesJardini), Fry, Banggai cardinal fish (Pterapogonkauderni), Napoleon wrasse (Cheilinusundulatus), Other, Trout, Eels (Anguilla spp.)
HS Code: 0301111100, 0301111900, 0301119100, 0301119200, 0301119300, 0301119400, 0301119500, 0301119600, 0301119900, 0301191000, 0301199100, 0301199200, 0301199900 ,0301910000, 0301920000
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Food and Drug Safety
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: Livestock products
HS Code: 01, 02, 03, 04, 16, 2309
 
Notification Authority: Department of Customs
Date: 22 September 2020

 

FOOD & FEED

Food & feed

 
Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
Date: 24 September 2020
Product Coverage: Blended Edible Vegetable Oil of mustard Oil
 
Notification Authority: Israel WTO-TBT Enquiry Point
Date: 24 September 2020
Product Coverage: Pickled cucumbers;
HS Code: 200110
 
Notification Authority: Health Canada
Date: 24 September 2020
Product Coverage: Food additives
 
Notification Authority: Agricultural and Ganadero Service (SAG)
Date: 24 September 2020
Product Coverage: Ovinos y Caprinos
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment
Date: 24 September 2020
Product Coverage: The animal feed;
HS Code: 2309
 
Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
Date: 23 September 2020
Product Coverage: Food
 
Notification Authority : Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
Date: 23 September 2020
Product Coverage: Food products
 
Notification Authority : Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
Date: 23 September 2020
Product Coverage: Food products
 
Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
Date: 23 September 2020
Product Coverage: Blending in Mustard Oil
 
Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
Date: 23 September 2020
 
Notification Authority: Israel WTO-TBT Enquiry Point
Date: 23 September 2020
Product Coverage: Canned pickled vegetables
HS Code: 2001
 
Notification Authority: Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO)
Date: 23 September 2020
Product Coverage: Food products in general (ICS 67.040)
 
Notification Authority : Ministry of Health and Welfare
Date: 23 September 2020
Product Coverage: Food ingredient to be used in food
 
Notification Authority: Health Canada
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: Food
 
Notification Authority: General Administration of Customs
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: Cold-chain food
 
Notification Authority: National Food Safety Authority (NFSA)
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: Food
 
Notification Authority: National Food Safety Authority (NFSA)
Date: 22 September 2020
HS Code: 0401 to 0405, 08, 15, 1704, 1806, 2009, 2201
 
Notification Authority: National Food Safety Authority (NFSA)
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: Food
 
Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
Date: 18 September 2020
Product Coverage: Food
 
Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
Date: 18 September 2020
Product Coverage: Food
 
Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
Date: 18 September 2020
Product Coverage: Food
 
Notification Authority: Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture
Date: 18 September 2020
Product Coverage: Foodstuff
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Industry, Commerce & Tourism
Date: 17 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: Electronic nicotine products, Tobacco Products
HS Code: 24
 
Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture
Date: 17 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: Plant and animal-based feed
HS Code: 2309
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affiairs (MARA) of the People's Republic of China
Date: 17 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: Foods
 
Notification Authority: Environmental Protection Agency
Date: 17 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: Corn, field, grain; Corn, pop, grain; Cottonseed subgroup 20C; Grape; Soybean, seed; Wheat, grain; Cotton, gin by-products; Corn, field, forage; Corn, field, forage; Corn, pop, stover; Soybean, forage; Soybean, hay; Wheat, forage; Wheat, hay; Wheat, straw
HS Code: 10, 11
 

Organic Products

 
Notification Authority: European Commission
Date: 18 September 2020
Product Coverage: Organic products
 
Notification Authority: European Commission
Date: 18 September 2020
Product Coverage: Organic products
 

CHEMICALS & MEDICAL SUPPLIES
Chemicals and medical supplies

 

Notification Authority: European Commission
Date: 24 September 2020
Product Coverage: N,N-dimethylformamide; Products of the chemical industry
 
Notification Authority: Russian Government
Date: 24 September 2020
Product Coverage: perfumery products and photographic goods
HS Code: 330330
 
Notification Authority: Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Date: 24 September 2020
Product Coverage: Tobacco products regulated as drugs, devices, or combination products
HS Code: 24
 
Notification Authority: SSC MERCOSUR (Decree No. 230/2020)
Date: 24 September 2020
 
Notification Authority: National Health Surveillance Agency
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: Biocidal products
HS Code: 3808
 
Notification Authority : Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), Health Canada
Date: 23 September 2020
Product Coverage: Pesticide mandestrobin in or on various commodities
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Food and Drug Safety
Date: 23 September 2020
Product Coverage: Advanced Biological Products
HS Code: 300490
 
Notification Authority: Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine
Date: 23 September 2020
Product Coverage: Children food
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (Drug Policy Division )
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: Chemicals
 
Notification Authority: Egyptian Organization for Standardization and Quality
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: Syringes, needles and catheters
 
Notification Authority: Egyptian Organization for Standardization and Quality
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: Anaesthetic, respiratory and reanimation equipment
 
Notification Authority: Russia Government
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: Cars for transportation of disabled people
 
Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture
Date: 17 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: Fertiliser
HS Code: 3101          
 
Notification Authority: National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA)
Date: 17 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: Pyroxasulfone
HS Code: 3808
 

Veterinary Drugs

 
Notification Authority: Food and Drug Administration (TFDA)
Date: 18 September 2020
Product Coverage: Veterinary Drugs
HS Code: 3005
 

Cosmetics

 
Notification Authority: Department of Food and Drug Administration
Date: 23 September 2020
Product Coverage: Toothpaste
HS Code: 330610
 
Notification Authority: Department of Food and Drug Administration,
Date: 23 September 2020
Product Coverage: Creams, emulsions, lotions, gels and oils for skin (hands, face, feet, etc), Face masks (with the exception of chemical peeling products), Tinted bases (liquids, pastes, powders), Make-up powders, after-bath powder, hygienic powders, etc., Toilet soaps, deodorant soaps, etc, Perfumes, toilet waters and eau de cologne, Bath or shower preparations (salts, foams, oils, gels, etc), Depilatories, Deodorants and anti-perspirants, Hair care products, Shaving product (creams, foams, lotions, etc), Product for making-up and removing make-up from the face and the eyes, Products intended for application to the lips, Products for care of the teeth and the mouth, Products for nail care and make-up, Products for external intimate hygiene, Sunbathing products, Products for external intimate hygiene, Anti-wrinkle products
 
Notification Authority: Department of Food and Drug Administration,
Date: 23 September 2020
Product Coverage: Creams, emulsions, lotions, gels and oils for skin (hands, face, feet, etc), Face masks (with the exception of chemical peeling products), Tinted bases (liquids, pastes, powders), Make-up powders, after-bath powder, hygienic powders, etc., Toilet soaps, deodorant soaps, etc, Perfumes, toilet waters and eau de cologne, Bath or shower preparations (salts, foams, oils, gels, etc), Depilatories, Deodorants and anti-perspirants, Hair care products, Shaving product (creams, foams, lotions, etc), Product for making-up and removing make-up from the face and the eyes, Products intended for application to the lips, Products for care of the teeth and the mouth, Products for nail care and make-up, Products for external intimate hygiene, Sunbathing products, Products for external intimate hygiene, Anti-wrinkle products
 

Medical Device

Notification Authority: Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: Medical Devices
HS Code: 9018 – 9025 ( Except 9022 & 9023)
 
Notification Authority: Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Health and Human Services (HHS)
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: Cytomegalovirus (CMV) deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) quantitative assay devices intended for transplant patient management; Medical equipment (ICS 11.040), Laboratory medicine (ICS 11.100)
 
Notification Authority: Minister of Finance
Date: 22 September 2020
 

ENGINEERING & ELECTRONICS

Engineering & Electronics

 

Notification Authority: Israel WTO-TBT Enquiry Point
Date: 24 September 2020
Product Coverage: Soft baby carriers;
HS Code: 630790
 
Notification Authority: Israel WTO-TBT Enquiry Point
Date: 24 September 2020
Product Coverage: Ophthalmic optics - Spectacle lenses
HS Code: 9004
 
Notification Authority: Israel WTO-TBT Enquiry Point
Date: 23 September 2020
Product Coverage: Transportable gas cylinders for medical gases
HS Code: 7311, 7613
 
Notification Authority : State Administration for Market Regulation
Date: 23 September 2020
Product Coverage: Motorcycle tyres
HS Code: 401140
 
76. China – Publishes standards for various products
Notification Authority: State Administration for Market Regulation
Date: 23 September 2020
Product Coverage: Insecticides, Printing ink, Fixed and semi -fixed powder extinguishing systems , Prepackaged Foods, Cabinet Gas Fire Extinguishing Equipment
HS Code: 3808, 8413;8419;8421;8422;8434;8435;8438, 3215, 9101, 9102, , 8424100000, 8424, 8424100000, 9603, 8424
 
Notification Authority: Israel WTO-TBT Enquiry Point
Date: 23 September 2020
Product Coverage: Smoke detectors
HS Code: 853110
 
Notification Authority: Israel WTO-TBT Enquiry Point
Date: 23 September 2020
Product Coverage: Trampolines for domestic use
HS Code: 950699
 
Notification Authority: Bureau of Philippine Standards
Date: 23 September 2020
Product Coverage: monobloc chairs and stools, plastics and articles thereof
HS Code: 39
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Environment
Date: 23 September 2020
Product Coverage: Light-duty vehicles
HS Code: 8702, 8703, 8704
 
Notification Authority: The State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine
Date: 23 September 2020
Product Coverage: Solid fuel boilers with a rated heat output of 70 kW or less and packages of a solid fuel boiler with a rated heat output of 70 kW or less, supplementary heaters, temperature controls and solar devices
 
Notification Authority: Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT)
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: Press Tool Punches - Tools for Pressing.
 
Notification Authority: State Administration for Market Regulation
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: Passenger Cars
HS Code: 8703
 
Notification Authority: Israel WTO-TBT Enquiry Point
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: Single tap and combination tap
HS Code: 8481
 
Notification Authority: Israel WTO-TBT Enquiry Point
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: Mechanical mixing tap with a single handle
HS Code 8481
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: Refrigerators, Air conditioners, Window-sets, Television sets
HS Code: 841583, 8418, 852872
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Environment
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: All Products that use packaging
 
Notification Authority: Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI), Ministry of Economic Affairs
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: Cribs and cradles for domestic use, Furniture; Bedding, Mattresses, Mattress Supports, Cushions And Similar Stuffed Furnishings; Lamps And Lighting Fittings, Not Elsewhere Specified Or Included; Illuminated Signs, Illuminated Name-Plates And The Like; Prefabricated Buildings
HS Code: 94
 
Notification Authority: Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade
Date: 18 September 2020
Product Coverage: Safety Glass
HS Code: 7007
 

Electronics

Notification Authority: The State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine
Date: 23 September 2020
Product Coverage: Local space heaters
 
Notification Authority: The State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine
Date: 23 September 2020
Product Coverage: Residential ventilation units
 
Notification Authority: Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: Electrical and electronic equipment
 
Notification Authority: Uganda National Bureau of Standards
Date: 22 September 2020
Product Coverage: All commodities that are covered by compulsory Uganda Standard specifications.
 
Notification Authority: Bureau of Indian Standards
Date: 18 September 2020
Product Coverage: Air Conditioners
HS Code: 841583
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Commerce (Notification No. 23/2020)
Date: 18 September 2020
 

OTHER PRODUCTS

Other products

 

Stationery Products

Notification Authority: Uganda National Bureau of Standards
Date: 18 September 2020
Product Coverage: Scholastic Stationery
HS Code: 4820
 
Notification Authority: Uganda National Bureau of Standards
Date: 18 September 2020
Product Coverage: Envelope; Envelopes of paper or paperboard
 

Packaging Goods

Notification Authority: Uganda National Bureau of Standards
Date: 18 September 2020
Product Coverage: Envelope Weighing machinery
HS Code: 8423
 
Notification Authority: Uganda National Bureau of Standards
Date: 18 September 2020
Product Coverage: Packaging and Distribution of Goods
 

Leather & Toy Products

Notification Authority: Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine
Date: 18 September 2020
Product Coverage: Packaging Toys
HS Code: 9503
 
Notification Authority: Prime Minister Office (Regulation no 27/2020 / QD-TTg)
Date: 21 September 2020
 
Notification Authority: Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO)
Date: 17 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: Leather and manufactured leather
HS codes: 4112, 4113, 4107, 4106, 4104, 4101, 4205, 4203, 4202, 4201, 4115, 4114, 4304, 4303, 4302, 4301, 4206
 

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