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Weekly Trade Alert: 9 - 15 July 2020

Weekly Trade Alert: 9 - 15 July 2020

Trade Alerts

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

20 Jul 2020, 17:09 — 26 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: 9 - 15 July, 2020 are given under. Please click on a notification for the details.

 

COVID -19

 

Notification Authority: Central Drugs Standard Control Organization
Date: 13 July 2020
Product Coverage: COVID-19 testing kits
HS Code: 30, 38
 
Notification Authority: Central Drugs Standard Control Organization
Date: 13 July 2020
Product Coverage: COVID-19 testing kits
HS Code: 30, 38
 
Notification Authority: Department of Customs
Product Coverage: Surgical masks, hand sanitizers, and thermometers
HS Code: 630790, 380894, 902519
 

TAXES, POLICY & EXPORT BENEFITS

 

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Notification No. 57/2020-CUSTOMS (N.T.))
Date: 15 July 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
 
Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Central Tax Notification 59/2020-Central Tax)
Date: 13 July 2020
 

Export Policy

Notification Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade (Notification No. 18 /2015-2020)
Date: 13 July 2020
Product Coverage: Non-woven fabrics
HS Code: 560312, 560392, 560311, 569313, 560314 560391, 560393, 560394

 

Import Policy

Notification Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade (Notification no 19/2015-20)
Product Coverage: Rotary tiller and other
HS Code: 84328020, 84329090
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade (Public notice no 15/2015-20)
Product Coverage: Rotary tiller and other
HS Code: 84328020, 84329090
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) (Notification no 17/2015-20)
Date: 9 July 2020
Product Coverage: Cut flowers
HS Code: 0603
Visit www.indiantradeportal.in to view updated Import policy of cut flowers
 

Duty Drawback

Notification Authority: Department of Revenue (Circular No 33/2020-Customs)
Date: 15 July 2020
Product Coverage: Leather boots, Sandals with Cap value
 
11.   India - Duty Drawback rates raised on leather boots, sandals with cap value. Please visit www.indiantradeportal.in or use our mobile app – Niryat Mitra, for updated Duty Drawback rates
Notification Authority: Department of Revenue (Notification No. 56/2020- CUSTOMS (N.T.))
Date: 14 July 2020
Product Coverage: Leather boots, Sandals with Cap value
 

MEIS

12.   India - MEIS Codes revised for eight-digit updations in HS Codes. Please refer www.indiantradeportal.in or Niryat Mitra mobile app for the updated rates
Directorate General of Foreign Trade (Public Notice no 12/2020)
Date: 10 July 2020
 

ANTIDUMPING & SAFEGUARD DUTIES

 

Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 10 July 2020
Product Coverage: Clear float glass
HS Code: 700510
 
Notification Authority: Department of Revenue (Notification No. 31/2020-Customs)
Date: 13 July 2020
Product Coverage: Polybutadiene Rubber
HS Code: 400220
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 10 July 2020
Product Coverage: Flexible Slabstock Polyol
HS Code: 390720
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 10 July 2020
Product Coverage: Plain Medium Density Fibre Board
HS Code: 441112, 441113
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 10 July 2020
Product Coverage: Textured Tempered Glass Whether Coated or Uncoated
HS Code: 70031990, 70051010, 70051090, 70052190, 70052990, 70053090, 70071900
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 10 July 2020
Product Coverage: Faced Glasswool in Rolls
HS Code: 70199010, 70199090, 70191900, 70193900, 70195900
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 10 July 2020
Product Coverage: Choline Chloride in all forms
HS Code: 23099010, 23099020, 23099090, 29231000
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 9 July 2020
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 9 July 2020
Product Coverage: Natural Mica Pearl Industries Pigments excluding cosmetic grade
HS Code: 320611
 
Notification Authority: Department of Revenue (Notification No. 18/2020 -Customs (ADD))
Date: 9 July 2020
Product Coverage: Phenol
HS Code: 290711
 

AGRICULTURE

 

Animal Originated Products

Notification Authority: European Commission
Date: 15 July 2020
Product Coverage: Cereals, foodstuffs of animal origin
HS Codes: 1001, 1002, 1003, 1004, 1005, 1006, 1007, 1008, 0201, 0202, 0203, 0204, 0205, 0206, 0207, 0208, 0209, 0210
 
Date: 13 July 2020
Product Coverage: Animal Products
HS Code: 02
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Agriculture, Forest and Water Resources
Date: 13 July 2020
Product Coverage: Live Animals & Animal Products
HS Code: 01, 02, 03, 0401, 0406, 16
 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Instruction No. 11/2020-Customs)
Date: 10 July 2020
Product Coverage: milk and milk products
HS Code: 0401, 0402, 0403, 0405, 0406
 
Notification Authority: Department of Livestock Development (DLD)
Date: 10 July 2020
Products covered: Live poultry and poultry carcasses
HS Code(s): 0105, 0207, 0407, 0408, 0505
 
Notification Authority: European Commission (Regulation (EU) 2020/1004)
Date: 10 July 2020
Product Coverage: cow milk substance used in plant protection products
HS Code: 3102, 3103, 3104, 3808
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Commerce (Notice No. 50/2020)
Date: 10 July 2020
 
Notification Authority: Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation
Date: 9 July 2020
Product Coverage: Animals, Animal products and Animal Feed
HS Codes: 0101, 0102, 0103, 0104, 0105, 0106, 0201, 0202, 0203, 0204, 0204, 0205, 0206, 0207, 0208, 0209, 0210, 0401, 0402, 0403, 0404, 0405, 0406, 0407, 0408, 0502, 0504, 0505, 0506, 0507, 0508, 0510, 0511,1006,1501, 1502, 1503, 1505, 1506, 1516,1603, 1902,2102, 2301, 2309, 4101, 4102, 4103, 4104, 4105, 4106, 4107, 4112, 4114,4115, 4206, 4306, 4301, 5101, 5102, 5103, 5104, 5105, 5110, 5113
 

Plants & Plant Products

Notification Authority: Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA)
Date: 15 July 2020
Product Coverage: Foods
HS Code: 02, 03, 04, 0504, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
 
Notification Authority: European Commission
Date: 15 July 2020
Product Coverage: Novel Food
HS Code: 210690
 
Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture
Date: 14 July 2020
Product Coverage: Rice
HS Code: 1006
 
Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Date: 15 July 2020
Product Coverage: raw seed for human
HS Code: 121221
 
Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Date: 15 July 2020
Product Coverage: Seeds
HS Code: 12
 
Notification Authority: Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine
Date: 15 July 2020
Product Coverage: Plant regulated articles
 

Food

Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standard Authority of India
Product Coverage: Fortificants and formulated supplements for Children
HS Code: 210690
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
Date: 15 July 2020
Product Coverage: Foods
HS Code: 02, 03, 04, 0504, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
 
Notification Authority: Government of United Kingdom (Statutory Instruments (2020 No. 738))
Date: 15 July 2020
Product Coverage: Foods
HS Code: 02, 03, 04, 0504, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
 
Notification Authority: Government of Australia
Date: 15 July 2020
 
Notification Authority: Government of Hong-Kong
Date: 15 July 2020
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Food and Drug Safety
Date: 13 July 2020
Product Coverage: Foods
HS Code: 02, 03, 04, 0504, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
 
Notification Authority: Health and Food Safety Directorate-General
Date: 13 July 2020
Product Coverage: Novel Foods
HS Code: 210690
 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Instruction No. 12/2020-Customs)
Date: 10 July 2020
Product Coverage: Blended Edible Vegetable Oils
HS Code: 151790
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (Notification No. 2020-59)
Date: 10 July 2020
Product Coverage: Food
HS Code: 02, 03, 04, 0504, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Date: 10 July 2020
 
Notification Authority: Australian Department of Health
Date: 10 July 2020
Product Coverage: Sports supplements
HS Code: 210610
 
Notification Authority: Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
Date: 9 July 2020
Product Coverage: Foods
HS Code: 02, 03, 04, 0504, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
 
Notification Authority: Department of Customs
Date: 9 July 2020
Product Coverage: Phorate
HS Code: 293090
 
Notification Authority: European Commission
Date: 9 July 2020
Product Coverage: Foods
HS Code: 02, 03, 04, 0504, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
 
Notification Authority: Kenya Bureau of Standards
Product Coverage: Animal feeding stuffs
Date: 9 July 2020
HS Code: 2309
 
Notification Authority: Food and Drug Administration 
Date: 9 July 2020
Product Coverage: Alkyl Polyglycosides
HS Code: 340213
 
Notification Authority: Food and Drug Administration 
Date: 9 July 2020
Product Coverage: Chlorinated Trisodium Phosphate  
HS Code: 283523
 
Notification Authority: Food and Drug Administration
Date: 9 July 2020
Product Coverage: Sodium Hypochlorite
HS Code: 2828
 

CHEMICALS

Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare
Date: 10 July 2020
Product Coverage: Glyphosate
HS Code: 380890
Date: 10 July 2020
 
Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture (Circular No. 09)
Date: 10 July 2020
Product Coverage: organic agriculture substance
HS Code: 3102, 3103, 3104, 3808
 
Notification Authority: Department of Health
Date: 9 July 2020
Product Coverage: Chemicals
HS Code: 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38
 
Notification Authority: Department of Health
Date: 9 July 2020
Product Coverage: Drugs
HS Code: 28, 29, 30
 
Notification Authority: Department of Health
Date: 9 July 2020
Product Coverage: Drugs
HS Code: 28, 29, 30
 
National Medical Products Administration
Date: 9 July 2020
Product Coverage: Medicaments
HS Code: 300499
 
Notification Authority: Department of Health
Date: 9 July 2020
Product Coverage: Medicaments
 

Pharmaceuticals

Notification Authority: Department of Health
Date: 10 July 2020
Product Coverage: Narcotic Drugs
HS Code: 29
 
Notification Authority: Department of Health
Date: 10 July 2020
Product Coverage: Medical device
HS Code: 9018, 9020
 
Notification Authority: National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology
Date: 10 July 2020
Product Coverage: Sanitizing products
HS Code(s): 3402, 340119, 340120, 330290
HS Code: 300499
 

Medical Supplies

Notification Authority: National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology (INMETRO)
Date: 13 July 2020
Product Coverage: Personal Protective Equipment
HS Code: 392690, 621790, 630790, 901890
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Food and Drug Safety
Date: 13 July 2020
Product Coverage: Advanced Biological Products
HS Code: 3004909900
 
Notification Authority: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency
Date: 9 July 2020
Product Coverage: Medical Device
HS Code: 9018, 9020
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Food and Drug Safety
Date: 9 July 2020
Product Coverage: Medical Devices
HS Code: 9018
 

ENGNEERING & ELECTRONICS

Electronics

Notification Authority: Ministry of Information and Communications (Circular 15/2020 / TT-BTTTT)
Date: 13 July 2020
Product Coverage: lithium batteries
HS Code: 850760
 

Motor Vehicle

Notification Authority: European Commission
Date: 14 July 2020
Product Coverage: Vehicles and their trailers (M-, N- and O-category vehicles), and systems, components and separate technical units intended for such vehicles.
HS Code: 8716
 
Notification Authority: European Commission
Date: 14 July 2020
Product Coverage: Vehicles and their trailers (M-, N- and O-category vehicles), and systems, components and separate technical units intended for such vehicles.
HS Code: 8716
 

Aeronautical Radio Equipment

Notification Authority: National Radio Research Agency (RRA)
Date: 13 July 2020
Product Coverage: Aeronautical Radio Equipment
HS Code: 903180
 

Radio Communication

Notification Authority: Secretaría de Economía
Date: 14 July 2020
Product Coverage: Transmitting equipment intended for the specialized mobile radiocommunication fleet service
HS Code: 852560
 

Diamonds

Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Notification No. 30/2020- Customs)
Date: 10 July 2020
 
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