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Weekly Trade Alert: 5 – 12 December

Weekly Trade Alert: 5 – 12 December

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Federation of Indian Export Organisations

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

13 Dec 2019, 11:37 — 17 min read

Here is a comprehensive update of developments from India’s foreign trade during 5 – 12 December.

India

Authority: Director General of Foreign Trade

Notification: Changes in MEIS rates: Additional 2% benefits under MEIS will be available for entries/products mentioned in Public Notice 44 dated 05.12.2017, Public Notice 02 dated 01.05.2018, Public Notice 13 dated 12.06.2018 and Public Notice 28 dated 08.08.2018 for exports made till 31.12.2019 only

Notification number: Public Notice No. 47/2015-2020

Date: 7 Dec 19

Authority: Director General of Foreign Trade

Notification: Corrigendum to Notification No. 31/2015-2020 dated 13th November, 2019

Notification number: Notification No. 34/2015-2020

Date: 6 Dec 19

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Appointing the date for enforcing section 88 (b) of the Finance (No. 2) Act, 2019 to bring out the changes in the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975

Notification number: Notification No. 89/2019-Cus (NT)

Date: 10 Dec 19

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Seeks to impose anti-dumping duty on imports of Clear float glass originating in or exported from Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and UAE in pursuance of Final findings of Designated Authority in sunset review of notification No. 48/2014-Customs (ADD) dated 11.12.2014

Notification number: Notification No. 45/2019-Cus (ADD)

Date: 10 Dec 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. 88/2019-Cus (NT)

Date: 5 Dec 19

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Seeks to extend SVLDRS, 2019 to the mentioned enactments

Notification number: Notification No. 06/2019-CE(NT)

Date: 4 Dec 19

Authority: Veterinary Council of India

Notification: Indian Veterinary Practitioner’s Register, Supplement – 2017 published

Notification number: F. No. 10-7/2019-VCI.

Date: 27 Nov 19

Authority: Food Safety and Standard Authority

Notification: FSSAI proposes to bring commercial feed/feed material under the scope of BIS standard    

Notification number: Direction

Date: 10 Dec 19

Authority: Food Safety and Standard Authority

Notification: Direction under section 16(5) of Food Safety & Standard Act 2006 regarding deletion of Total soluble solid content from sub regulation 2.3.9, 2.3.10 & 2.3.30 of the Food and Safety Standard (Food Product Standards & Food Additives) Regulation, 2011

Notification number: NIL

Date: 9 Dec 19

ASEAN

Country: Malaysia

Authority: Attorney General’s Chambers

Notification: Pesticides (Exemption) (Revocation) Order 2019 published

Notification number: P.U. (A) 342/2019

Date: 9 Dec 19

Country: Malaysia

Authority: Attorney General’s Chambers

Notification: Pesticides (Exemption) (No. 5) Order 2019 published

Notification number: P.U. (A) 341/2019

Date: 9 Dec 19

Country: Malaysia

Authority: Attorney General’s Chambers

Notification: Pesticides (Exemption) (No. 4) Order 2019 published

Notification number: P.U. (A) 340/2019

Date: 9 Dec 19

Country: Malaysia

Authority: Attorney General’s Chambers

Notification: Pesticides (Exemption) (No. 3) Order 2019 published

Notification number: P.U. (A) 339/2019

Date: 9 Dec 19

Country: Malaysia

Authority: Attorney General’s Chambers

Notification: Pesticides (Exemption) (No. 2) Order 2019 published

Notification number: P.U. (A) 338/2019

Date: 9 Dec 19

Country: Malaysia

Authority: Attorney General’s Chambers

Notification: Pesticides (Exemption) Order 2019 published

Notification number: P.U. (A) 337/2019

Date: 9 Dec 19

Country: Myanmar

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

Notification: Lists of Certificate of Import issued for medicines imported on 09-12-2019 are published: List – 1 and List - 2

Notification number: NIL

Date: 11 Dec 19

Country: Myanmar

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

Notification: New Cosmetics Recordings Available (9-12-2019)

Notification number: NIL

Date: 11 Dec 19

Country: Myanmar

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

Notification: New Cosmetics Recordings (New) Available on (2-12-2019)

Notification number: NIL

Date: 5 Dec 19

Country: Myanmar

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

Notification: Lists of Certificate of Import issued for medicines imported on 02-12-2019 are published: List-1 and List -2

Notification number: NIL

Date: 5 Dec 19

Country: Singapore

Authority: Singapore Food Agency

Notification: Export Certificates Issued By The Singapore Food Agency

Notification number: NIL

Date: 11 Dec 19

Country: Vietnam

Authority: Ministry of Health

Notification: Issue a Circular regulating requirements for fresh milk products used in the School Milk Program

Notification number: Circular No. 31/2019 / TT-BYT

Date: 5 Dec 19

South Korea

Authority: Ministry of Food and Drug Safety

Notification: Enforcement decree of the drug administration

Notification number: Presidential Decree No. 30244

Date: 10 Dec 19

Authority: Ministry of Food and Drug Safety

Notification: Enforcement decree of the cosmetics act amended

Notification number: Presidential Decree No. 30245

Date: 10 Dec 19

Authority: Ministry of Food and Drug Safety

Notification: Drug control act amended

Notification number: Law No. 16714

Date: 9 Dec 19

Authority: Ministry of Food and Drug Safety

Notification: Rules on the safety of such drugs amended

Notification number: Prime Ministerial Decree No. 1576

Date: 6 Dec 19

Authority: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Notification: Enforcement decree of the livestock epidemic prevention act

Notification number: Presidential Decree No. 30239

Date: 10 Dec 19

Authority: Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport

Notification: Enforcement rules of the automobile management act published

Notification number: Ordinance No. 00672

Date: 9 Dec 19

European Union

Country: EU

Authority: European Commission

Notification:  Imposing a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of steel road wheels originating in the People’s Republic of China

Notification number: Regulation (EU) 2019/2118

Date: 10 Dec 19

Country: EU

Authority: European Commission

Notification: Anti-dumping measure on imports of ceramic tableware and kitchenware from China: Name of company Chaozhou Baodayi Porcelain Co. Ltd changed to Guangdong Baodayi Porcelain Co., Ltd.

Notification number: NIL

Date: 6 Dec 19

Country: United Kingdom

Authority: NIL

Notification: The Plant Health (Official Controls and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Regulations 2019 published

Notification number: Scottish Statutory Instruments 2019 No. 421

Date: 11 Dec 19

Country: United Kingdom

Authority: NIL

Notification: The Fishery Products (Official Controls Charges) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019 published

Notification number: Statutory Rules 2019 No. 220

Date: 5 Dec 19

Country: United Kingdom

Authority: NIL

Notification: The Meat (Official Controls Charges) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019 published

Notification number: Statutory Rules 2019 No. 219

Date: 5 Dec 19

Country: United Kingdom

Authority: NIL

Notification: The Official Feed and Food Controls (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019 published

Notification number: Statutory Rules 2019 No. 218

Date: 5 Dec 19

Country: France

Authority: ANSES

Notification: Decision withdraws marketing authorisations for two insecticides containing sulfoxaflor

Notification number: NIL

Date: 6 Dec 19

Country: Denmark

Authority: Ministry of the Environment and Food

Notification: Executive Order on Authorization and Registration of Food Companies published

Notification number: BEK No. 1352

Date: 10 Dec 19

Country: Denmark

Authority: Ministry of the Environment and Food

Notification: Order on official controls on trade and imports into the Union of live animals, animal products, animal by-products, derived products, breeding material, hay and straw and on penalties for infringement of related EU legislation published

Notification number: BEK No. 1351

Date: 10 Dec 19

Country: Denmark

Authority: Ministry of the Environment and Food

Notification: Order on the importation of feeding stuffs with special restrictions and on penal provisions for infringement of various EU acts published

Notification number: BEK No. 1350

Date: 10 Dec 19

Country: Denmark

Authority: Ministry of the Environment and Food

Notification: Order on the import of food with special restrictions and on penal provisions for infringement of various EU acts

Notification number: BEK No. 1349

Date: 10 Dec 19

Country: Denmark

Authority: Ministry of Health and Elderly

Notification: Order of the euphoric drugs law published

Notification number: LBK No. 1334

Date: 9 Dec 19

Eurasian Economic Union (EEU)- Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan

Country: EEU

Authority: Eurasian Economic Commission

Notification: Twist-off screw metal caps production line are classified under HS 8462

Notification number: Decision no 214

Date: 10 Dec 19

Country: EEU

Authority: Eurasian Economic Commission

Notification: Technological line for the manufacture of crude rubber compounds, consisting of the devices, aggregates and mechanisms is classified under HS 8477

Notification number: Decision no 217

Date: 10 Dec 19

Country: EEU

Authority: Eurasian Economic Commission

Notification: Anti-dumping duty imposed on Hot-deformed seamless pipes from corrosion-resistant steel originated or exported from China

Notification number: Decision no 218

Date: 10 Dec 19

Country: EEU

Authority: Eurasian Economic Commission

Notification: Changes in the form of the Unified Veterinary Certificate for imported controlled goods from third countries

Notification number: Decision no 213

Date: 10 Dec 19

Country: EEU

Authority: Eurasian Economic Commission

Notification: Technical regulation on the safety of personal protective equipment amended

Notification number: Decision no 210

Date: 10 Dec 19

Country: EEU

Authority: Eurasian Economic Commission

Notification: Anti-dumping duty imposed on galvanized steel originated or exported from China and Ukraine

Notification number: Decision no 209

Date: 10 Dec 19

Country: Russia

Authority: Russian Federation

Notification: President of the Russian Federation signed a decree that established free export regime (unlicensed) for export-controlled goods to India

Notification number: NIL

Date: 6 Dec 19

Australia

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Alternative biosecurity levy

Notification number: NIL

Date: 11 Dec 19

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Changes to biosecurity cost recovery

Notification number: NIL

Date: 11 Dec 19

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Human therapeutics and medicines

Notification number: NIL

Date: 11 Dec 19

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Suspension of Future Wang Rony (KLG) Sdn Bhd (AEI: MY0121MB) as Treatment providers for Offshore Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) under the Treatment Providers Scheme & Australian Fumigation Accreditation Scheme (AFAS)

Notification number: Import Industry Advice Notice No. 206-2019

Date: 6 Dec 19

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Rice for human consumption or processing

Notification number: NIL

Date: 6 Dec 19

Authority: Food Standards Australia New Zealand

Notification: Published an amendment concerning food additives to the Australia New Zealand Food Code

Notification number: Gazette Notice No. 188

Date: 5 Dec 19

Brazil, Canada, Lebanon, Hong Kong & New Zealand

Country: Brazil

Authority: National Health Surveillance Agency

Notification: Publishes food additive amendment

Notification number: Resolution No. 322

Date: 29 Nov 19

Country: Canada

Authority: Health Canada’’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency

Notification: Notified the WTO of adopted MRLs for chloropicrinflonicamidfluazinamcyclaniliprolecyclaniliprole in teahalauxifen-methylethiprolespinetoram, and benoxacor

Notification number: NIL

Date: 5 Dec 19

Country: Lebanon

Authority: Ministry of Public Health

Notification: Decision related to setting the tariff for selling milk for the infant

Notification number: Resolution No. 2548 – 2019

Date: 12 Dec 19

Country: Lebanon

Authority: Ministry of Public Health

Notification: Resolution Concerning Warning and Prevention of Importing and Trading Medical Product Thiamiject injection - Liq IM IV 100MG / ML

Notification number: Resolution No. 2462 – 2019

Date: 6 Dec 19

Country: Hong Kong

Authority: NIL

Notification: Antiquities and Monuments Ordinance amended

Notification number: NIL

Date: 12 Dec 19

Country: New Zealand

Authority: Environmental Protection Authority

Notification: Placing greater controls on the use of the herbicide paraquat

Notification number: NIL

Date: 11 Dec 19

USA

Authority: Environmental Protection Agency

Notification: Issuing significant new use rules (SNURs) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for chemical substances that are the subject of premanufacture notices (PMNs), and Orders issued by EPA under TSCA

Notification number: Rule No. 2019-26225

Date: 5 Dec 19

Authority: Environmental Protection Agency

Notification: Issuing significant new use rules (SNURs) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for chemical substances that are the subject of premanufacture notices (PMNs), and TSCA Orders

Notification number: Rule No. 2019-26224

Date: 5 Dec 19

Authority: Environmental Protection Agency

Notification: Establishes tolerances for residues of etoxazole in or on beet, sugar, roots and beet, sugar, leaves

Notification number: Rule No. 2019-26158

Date: 5 Dec 19

Authority: Environmental Protection Agency

Notification: Establishes tolerances for residues of fenpyroximate in or on multiple commodities which are identified and discussed later in this document

Notification number: Rule No. 2019-26131

Date: 5 Dec 19

Authority: Environmental Protection Agency

Notification: Establishes tolerances for residues of propamocarb (also referred to as propamocarb hydrochloride (HCl) in this document) in or on guava, starfruit, the leafy greens subgroup 4-16A, the tuberous and corm vegetable subgroup 1C, and the fruiting vegetable group 8-10

Notification number: Rule No. 2019-26130

Date: 5 Dec 19

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