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Weekly Trade Alert: 26 September - 3 October

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

4 Oct 2019, 09:46 — 13 min read

Here is a comprehensive update of developments from India’s foreign trade during 26 September – 3 October.

India

Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification: Export of electronic cigarettes and parts or components thereof is prohibited

Notification number: Notification No. 22/2015-2020

Date: 30 Sep 19

 

Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification: Procedure for availing Transport and Marketing Assistance (TMA) for Specified Agriculture Products-amendments in Aayat Niryat Form-7(A)A

Notification number: Public Notice No. 38/2015-2020

Date: 30 Sep 19

 

Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification: Imports of Pulses for the fiscal year 2019-20

Notification number:  Trade Notice No. 35/2019-2020

Date: 30 Sep 19

 

Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification: Export of all varieties of onions, is prohibited with immediate effect

Notification number: Notification No. 21/2015-2020

Date: 29 Sep 19

 

Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification: Validity of the Pre-shipment Inspection Agencies (PSIAs) as listed in the Appendix 2G of A&ANF, whose validity expires between 30.9.2019 and 30.12.2019 is extended up to 31.12.2019
Notification number:
 Public Notice No. 37/2015-2020

Date: 27 Sep 19

Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification: Paragraph 2.79C of Handbook of Procedures of FTP 2015-20 has been amended to lay down the procedure for export of SCOMET items imported for repair / replacement in the repair facilities set up in the country

Notification number: Public Notice no. 36/2015-2020

Date: 27 Sep 19

 

Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification: Value addition norms for availing duty exemption in Gem and Jewellery notified

Notification number: Policy Circular No. 28/2019-2020

Date: 27 Sep 19

 

Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification: Import of electronic cigarettes and parts or components thereof is prohibited

Notification number: Notification No. 20/2015-2020

Date: 26 Sep 19

 

Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification: Advance authorisation shall not be issued where item of export is ’’Gold Medallions and Coins’’ or ’’Any jewellery/articles manufactured by fully mechanised process’’

Notification number: Public Notice No. 35/2015-2020

Date: 26 Sep 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Warehoused Goods (Removal) Amendment Regulations, 2019

Notification number: Notification No. 71/2019-Cus (NT)

Date: 01 Oct 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Warehouse (Custody and Handling of Goods) Amendment Regulations, 2019

Notification number: Notification No. 70/2019-Cus (NT)

Date: 01 Oct 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Manufacture and Other Operations in Warehouse (no.2) Regulations, 2019

Notification number: Notification No. 69/2019-Cus (NT)

Date: 01 Oct 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Various notifications for GST issued by Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs. Please click on this notification to read all the updates

Notification number: NIL

Date: 01 Oct 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Seeks to amend notification No. 19/2019- Customs, dated the 6th July, 2019 so as to exempt from IGST specified defence goods, to give effect to the recommendations of the GST Council in its 37th meeting dated 20.09.2019

Notification number: Notification No. 35/2019-Cus

Date: 30 Sep 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Seeks to further amend notification No 50/2017-Customs dated 30th June, 2017 to give effect to the recommendations of the GST Council in its 37th meeting dated 20.09.2019

Notification number: Notification No. 34/2019-Cus

Date: 30 Sep 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Seeks to amend notification No. 39/96-Customs dated 23.07.1996 so as to extend the exemption provided to the Light Combat Aircraft Programme of the Ministry of Defense till 03.12.2021

Notification number: Notification No. 33/2019-Cus

Date: 30 Sep 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Seeks to exempt imports by FAO for specified projects

Notification number: Notification No. 32/2019-Cus

Date: 30 Sep 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Transshipment of Cargo to Nepal under Electronic Cargo Tracking System Regulations, 2019

Notification number: Notification No. 68/2019-Cus (NT)

Date: 30 Sep 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Tariff Notification in respect of Fixation of Tariff Value of Edible Oils, Brass Scrap, Poppy Seeds, Areca Nut, Gold and Silver- Reg

Notification number Notification No. 67/2019-Cus (NT)

Date: 30 Sep 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Seeks to rescind Notification No. 23/2013-Customs (ADD) dated 10th October, 2013

Notification number: Notification No. 39/2019-Cus (ADD)

Date: 28 Sep 19

 

Authority: Ministry of Steel

Notification: Inviting Comments from all the stakeholders on the draft Steel and Steel Products (Quality Control) Third Order 2019

Notification number: Notification No. 39/2019-Cus (ADD)

Date: Sep 19

 

ASEAN 

Country: Vietnam

Authority: Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

Notification: The list of plant protection drugs allowed to be used and banned for use in Vietnam published

Notification number: Circular 10/2019 / TT-BNNPTNT

Date: 26 Sep 19

 

Country: Thailand

Authority: Food and Drug Administration

Notification: Explanation of the Notification of the Ministry of Public Health on Dietary Supplements (Version 3) and (Version 4)

Notification number: NIL

Date: 01 Oct 19

 

Country: Thailand

Authority: Food and Drug Administration

Notification: Explanation of the Ministry of Public Health Notification regarding Seasoning products obtained from the hydrolysis of soybean protein (No.3)

Notification number: NIL

Date: 01 Oct 19

 

Country: Thailand

Authority: Food and Drug Administration

Notification: Explanation of the Notification of the Ministry of Public Health, Re: Fish Sauce (Version 3)

Notification number: NIL

Date: 01 Oct 19

 

Country: Thailand

Authority: Food and Drug Administration

Notification: Explanation of the Ministry of Public Health Notification regarding Beverage in sealed containers (Issue 2)

Notification number: NIL

Date: 01 Oct 19

 

Country: Thailand

Authority: Food and Drug Administration

Notification: Explanation of the Ministry of Public Health Notification regarding Labeling of food in containers (Version 3) and (Version 4)

Notification number: NIL

Date: 01 Oct 19

 

South Korea

Authority: Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy

Notification: Enforcement regulations of the metering act published

Notification number: Order No. 00347

Date: 27 Sep 19

 

Authority: Ministry of Health and Welfare

Notification: Enforcement rules of quarantine acts published

Notification number: Decree No. 00672044-202-2501

Date: 27 Sep 19

 

Authority: Ministry of Health and Welfare

Notification: Enforcement rules of quarantine acts published

Notification number: Decree No. 00672044-202-2505

Date: 27 Sep 19

 

EU

Country: EU

Authority: European Commission

Notification: Extending approval periods of the active substances like amidosulfuron, beta-cyfluthrin, bifenox, chlorotoluron, clofentezine, clomazone, cypermethrin, daminozide, deltamethrin, dicamba, difenoconazole, diflubenzuron, diflufenican, fenoxaprop-P, fenpropidin, fludioxonil, flufenacet, fosthiazate, indoxacarb, lenacil, MCPA, MCPB, nicosulfuron, picloram, prosulfocarb, pyriproxyfen, thiophanate-methyl, triflusulfuron and tritosulfuron

Notification number: Regulation (EU) 2019/1589

Date: 26 Sep 19

 

Country: EU

Authority: European Commission

Notification: Amending Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 regarding maximum residue levels for imazalil in or on certain products

Notification number: Regulation (EU) 2019/1582

Date: 25 Sep 19

 

Country: EU

Authority: European Commission

Notification: Establishing emergency measures to prevent the introduction into and the spread within the Union of the harmful organism Spodoptera frugiperda (Smith)

Notification number: Decision (EU) 2019/1598

Date: 26 Sep 19

 

Country: EU

Authority: European Commission

Notification: Imposing definitive safeguard measures against imports of certain steel products

Notification number: Regulation (EU) 2019/1590

Date: 26 Sep 19

 

Country: EU

Authority: European Commission

Notification: Fixing representative prices in the poultrymeat and egg sectors and for egg albumin

Notification number: Regulation (EU) 2019/1588

Date: 25 Sep 19

 

Country: EU

Authority: European Commission

Notification: Prohibiting the introduction into the Union of specimens of certain species of wild fauna and flora in accordance with Council Regulation (EC) No 338/97

Notification number: Regulation (EU) 2019/1587

Date: 24 Sep 19

 

Country: Denmark

Authority: Ministry of the Environment and Food

Notification: Executive order on the use of chemical substances and mixtures in pesticides

Notification number: BEK No. 987

Date: 28 Sep 19

 

Country: United Kingdom

Authority: NIL

Notification: The Pesticides (Amendment) Regulations 2019 published

Notification number: Statutory Instruments 2019 No. 1290

Date: 1 Oct 19

 

Country: United Kingdom

Authority: NIL

Notification: The Spirit Drinks and Scotch Whisky (Amendment) Regulations 2019 published

Notification number: Statutory Instruments 2019 No. 1289

Date: 30 Sep 19

 

Country: UK

Authority: NIL

Notification: The Customs (Import Duty) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 and the Customs (Export) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 published

Notification number: Statutory Instrument 2019 No. 1282 (C. 42)

Date: 26 Sep 19

 

Country: UK

Authority: NIL

Notification: The Plant Health (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 3) Order 2019 published

Notification number: Statutory Instrument 2019 No. 1280 (W. 224)

Date: 26 Sep 19

 

Country: UK

Authority: NIL

Notification: The Nutrient Action Programme (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019 published and effective from 15 October 2019

Notification number: Statutory Instrument 2019 No. 183

Date: 24 Sep 19

 

EEU

Authority: Eurasian Economic Commission-Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic and Russian Federation

Notification: Labelling requirements for tobacco products amended

Notification number: Decree No. 224

Date: 27 Sep 19

 

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