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Weekly Trade Alert: 14 – 21 November

Weekly Trade Alert: 14 – 21 November

Trade Alerts

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

22 Nov 2019, 11:17 — 10 min read

Here is a comprehensive update of developments from India’s foreign trade during 14 - 21 November.

India

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Incorrect data in certain lECs - corrective action required from exporters

Notification number: Trade Notice No. 39/2019-20

Date: 19 Nov 19

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Seeks to clarify the fully electronic refund process through FORM GST RFD-01 and single disbursement.

Notification number: CGST Circular No.125/2019

Date: 18 Nov. 19

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Seeks to clarify optional filing of annual return under notification No. 47/2019-Central Tax dated 9th October, 2019.

Notification number: CGST Circular No.124/2019

Date: 18 Nov. 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

Notification number: Notification No. 84/2019-Cus (NT)

Date: 15 Nov 19

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Exercise of powers of Commissioner of Customs (Appeals), Delhi in certain cases by Commissioner of Customs (Audit), Delhi

Notification number: Notification No. 83/2019-Cus (NT)

Date: 15 Nov 19

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Amendment to All Industry Rates of duty drawback effective from 16.11.2019

Notification number: Notification No. 82/2019-Cus (NT)

Date: 15 Nov 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Seeks to carry out Seventh amendment (2019) in the CGST Rules, 2017 which is primarily related to simplification of the annual return / reconciliation statement

Notification number: Notification No. 56/2019-Central Tax

Date: 14 Nov. 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Seeks to extend the due date for furnishing of return in FORM GSTR-7 for registered persons in Jammu and Kashmir for the months of July, 2019 to September, 2019.

Notification number: Notification No. 55/2019-Central Tax

Date: 14 Nov. 19

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Seeks to extend the due date for furnishing of return in FORM GSTR-3B for registered persons in Jammu and Kashmir for the months of July, 2019 to September, 2019.

Notification number: Notification No. 54/2019-Central Tax

Date: 14 Nov. 19

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Seeks to extend the due date for furnishing of return in FORM GSTR-1 for registered persons in Jammu and Kashmir having aggregate turnover more than 1.5 crore rupees for the months of July, 2019 to September, 2019.

Notification number: Notification No. 53/2019-Central Tax

Date: 14 Nov. 19

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Seeks to extend the due date for furnishing details of outward supply of goods or services or both in FORM GSTR-1 for registered persons in Jammu and Kashmir for the quarter July, 2019 to September, 2019 to 30th November.

Notification number: Notification No. 52/2019-Central Tax

Date: 14 Nov. 19

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Seeks to changes the deadline to submit the annual return for financial years 2017-18 and 2018-19 through Removal of Difficulties Order

Notification number: Circular No.08/2019 – Central Tax

Date: 14 Nov. 19

Authority: Ministry of Steel

Notification: Inviting suggestions from stakeholders on draft framework policy on Development of Steel Clusters in India

Notification number: NIL

Date: 20 Nov 19

Authority: Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare

Notification: The Insecticides Rules (Third Amendment), 2019 Labelling requirements on chemicals notified

Notification number: GSR 782 (E)

Date: 19 Nov 19

Authority: Ministry of Defence

Notification: Defence Export Policy: Various reforms/steps have been taken to enhance Defence exports

Notification number: NIL

Date: 18 Nov 19

Authority: Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade

Notification: Development Council for Bicycle established

Notification number: NIL

Date: 15 Nov 19

Authority: Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying

Notification: Provisions to regulate the import of poultry and poultry products under the Livestock Importation Act,1898

Notification number: NIL

Date: 14 Nov 19

ASEAN

Country: Malaysia

Authority: Attorney General’s Chambers

Notification: Medical device (duties and obligations of establishments) regulations 2019 published

Notification number: P.U. (A) 318/2019

Date: 15 Nov 19

Country: Malaysia

Authority: Attorney General’s Chambers

Notification: Medical device (advertising) regulations 2019 published

Notification number: P.U. (A) 317/2019

Date: 15 Nov 19

Country: Malaysia

Authority: Attorney General’s Chambers

Notification: Excise duties (exemption) (amendment) (no. 3) order 2019 published

Notification number: P.U. (A) 316/2019

Date: 15 Nov 19

Country: Malaysia

Authority: National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency

Notification: Acknowledgment Receipt / Endorsement Letter Requirements for new registration / re-registration of drug-device combination products (Drug-Medical Device Combination)

Notification number: NIL

Date: 14 Oct 19

Country: Malaysia

Authority: National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency

Notification: Enforcement of bioecuivalens (BE) research requirements and BE study center accreditation for generic products but innovator products have never been registered in Malaysia

Notification number: NIL

Date: 3 Oct 19

Country: Malaysia

Authority: National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency

Notification: Use of new safety labels from providers appointed by the Ministry of Health Malaysia

Notification number: NIL

Date: 27 Sep 19

Country: Malaysia

Authority: National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency

Notification: Direct for all retinoid-containing products indicated for the treatment of skin diseases (including topical): label update, packaging packaging and consumer information leaflet (RiMUP) to enhance safety information regarding teratogenic effects and preparation of teaching materials

Notification number: NIL

Date: 27 Sep 19

Country: Myanmar

Authority: Food and Drug Administration, Myanmar - Quality, Safety and Protection

Notification: List of companies having Certificate of Import for medical or surgical instruments & apparatus as on 13-11-2019 published.

Notification number: NIL

Date: 18 Nov 19

Country: Myanmar

Authority: Food and Drug Administration, Myanmar - Quality, Safety and Protection

Notification: New Cosmetics Recordings (New) available as on (4-11-2019)

Notification number: NIL

Date: 5 Nov 19

Country: Thailand

Authority: Food and Drug Administration

Notification: Statement of the Ministry of Public Health: Enzymes for use in food production

Notification number: NIL

Date: 15 Nov 19

Country: Vietnam

Authority: Minister of Industry and Trade

Notification: Promulgates a Circular on list of scrap temporarily suspended from temporary import, re-export and border-gate trading.

Notification number: Circular No. 27/2019/TT-BCT

Date: 15 Nov 19

Country: Vietnam

Authority: NIL

Notification: Stipulating the implementation of administrative procedures under the national single window mechanism and the ASEAN single window mechanism and specialized inspection of import and export goods

Notification number: Decree 85/2019 / ND-CP

Date: 14 Nov 19

Country: Vietnam

Authority: NIL

Notification: Regulations on fertilizer management

Notification number: Decree 84/2019 / ND-CP

Date: 14 Nov 19

Country: Vietnam

Authority: Minister of Industry and Trade

Notification: Stipulating the non-application of sugar import tariff quotas originating from ASEAN countries

Notification number: Circular No. 23/2019/TT-BCT

Date: 13 Nov 19

Country: Vietnam

Authority: NIL

Notification: Regulations on import and dismantlement of used ships

Notification number: Decree No. 82/2019 / ND-CP

Date: 12 Nov 19

European Union

Authority: European Commission

Notification: Adopting specific limit values for chemicals used in certain toys

Notification number: Directive (EU) 2019/1929

Date: 19 Nov 19

Authority: European Commission

Notification: Correcting Regulation (EC) No 1881/2006 as regards maximum levels of erucic acid and hydrocyanic acid in certain foodstuffs

Notification number: CorrigendumL 298/12

Date: 19 Nov 19

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