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Corrections/Amendments in Handbook of Procedures Volume I (Appendices and Aayat Niryat Forms) of the Foreign Trade Policy

TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA EXTRAORDINARY

PART-1 SECTION-1

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF FOREIGN TRADE

Public Notice No. 46 (RE2012)/2009-14

DATED:  31ST January, 2013

Subject: Corrections/Amendments in Handbook of Procedures Volume I.

In exercise of powers conferred under paragraph 2.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby makes the following corrections/amendments in the Handbook of Procedures Vol.1 (Appendices and Aayat Niryat Forms) 2009-2014:

2.  ITC HS Codes of the certain items were re-notified vide DGFT Notification No.94 (RE-2008)/2004-2009 dated 02.03.2009. The corresponding entries in Appendix 37A and Appendix 37D were accordingly not modified. This is being done now in this Public Notice:

(a).  In Appendix 37A (VKGUY), the ITC (HS) Codes are being revised at column 4 of table below [existing codes are at column 3]:

Table 2

Sr.No.

VKGUY Product Code

Existing ITC HS Code

Revised ITC HS Code

Description

Effective Date

50 50 14030010 14049090 Palm Fibre for Brushes 02.03.2009

Note: Shipping Bill containing the existing/revised ITC (HS) Codes would be eligible to claim benefit.

(b). In Appendix 37D (FPS), the ITC (HS) Codes are being revised at column 4 of table below [existing codes are at column 3]:

Table 1

Sr.No.

FPS Product Code

Existing ITC HS Code

Revised ITC HS Code

Description

Effective Date

45 45 70120000

 

70200019 GLASS INNERS FOR VACUUM FLASKS OR FOR OTHER VACUUM VESSELS 02.03.2009
259 259 852340, 852351 & 852352

 

852341, 852349, 852351 & 852352 OPTICAL MEDIA PRODUCTS LIKE CD, DVD AND SOLID NON-VOLATILE STORAGE DEVICES 01.01.2012
124 124 46021011 46021911 PALM LEAF BASKET ETC. 02.03.2009
125 125 46021019 46021919 PALM LEAF ITEMS OTHER THEN BASKETS 02.03.2009
126 126 46021090

 

46021990 OTHERS- BASKETWORK, WICKERWORK AND OTHER ARTICLES, MADE DIRECTLY TO SHAPE FROM PLAITING MATERIALS OR MADE UP FROM GOODS OF HEADING 4601; ARTICLES OF LOOFAH 02.03.2009
370 370 65059000 65050090 OTHER HEADGEAR, HATS, KNITTED/CROCHETED MADE UP FROM LACES ETC W/N LIND/TRMMD 02.03.2009
88 88 74181910 74181024 EPNS WARES 02.03.2009
89 89 74181930 74181039 OTHER TABLE, KITCHEN OR OTHER HOUSEHOLD ARTICLES 02.03.2009
93 93 76151940 76151030 OTHER TABLE & KITCHNWARE OF ALUMINIUM 02.03.2009
121 121 940150 94015100 SEATS OF CANE, OSIER, BAMBOO/SIMILAR MATERIALS- OF BAMBOO OR RATTAN 02.03.2009
94015900 SEATS OF CANE, OSIER, BAMBOO/SIMILAR MATERIALS- OTHER 02.03.2009
122 122 94038010 94038100 FURNITURE OF BAMBOO OR RATTAN 02.03.2009
123 123 94038090 94038900 OTHERS FURNITURE OF OTHER MATERIALS, INCLUDING CANE, OSIER, BAMBOO OR SIMILAR MATERIALS 02.03.2009
76 76 9501 95030010 DOLLS OF WOOD 02.03.2009
77 77 9502 95030020 DOLLS OF METAL
78 78 9503 95030090 OTHER-WHEELED TOYS DESIGNED TO BE RIDDEN BY CHILDREN (E.G. TRICYCLES, SCOOTERS, PEDAL CARS); DOLLS CARRIAGES MADE OF MATERIAL OTHER THAN WOOD,METAL OR PLASTIC
402 402 96147020 96140000 COCONUT HOOKAH 02.03.2009

Note: Shipping Bill containing the existing/revised ITC (HS) Codes would be eligible to claim benefit.

(c) In Appendix 37D (FPS), the description is being revised at column 5 of table below [existing description is at column 4]:

Table 1:

Sr.No.

FPS Product Code

ITC HS Code

Existing Description

Revised Description

Effective Date

245 245 63026010 TOILET LINEN AND KITCHEN LINEN, OF TERRY TOWELING OR SIMILAR TERRY FABRIC, OF COTTON

 

TOILET LINEN AND KITCHEN LINEN, OF TERRY TOWELING OR SIMILAR TERRY FABRIC, OF COTTON – HANDLOOM 24.09.2008
63026090 TOILET LINEN AND KITCHEN LINEN, OF TERRY TOWELING OR SIMILAR TERRY FABRIC, OF COTTON- OTHER

3.  In Appendix 37D (FPS), the description /ITC HS Code of certain Sl. Nos. under Table 1 is revised as under:

Table 1:

Sr.No.

FPS Product Code

ITC HS Code

Existing Description

Revised Description/ITC HS Code

Effective Date

522 522 70181090 OTHERS GLSS BEADS, IMTN PERLS, IMTN PERLS, IMTN PRCS STONES / SEMI PRCS STONES & SMLR GLSS SMALLWARES OTHERS IMTN PERLS, IMTN PERLS, IMTN PRCS STONES / SEMI PRCS STONES & SMLR GLSS SMALLWARES 05.06.2012

 

567 567 63049200 OTHER : FURNISHING ARTICLES OF COTTON NOT KNITTED OR CROCHETED 63049290 05.06.2012
646 646 62142010 SHAWLS OF WOOL OR FINE ANIMAL HAIR-HANDPRINTED SHAWLS OF WOOL OR FINE ANIMAL HAIR 05.06.2012
617 617 Stands deleted since already covered under sr no 26 of Table 1 of Appendix 37 D
618 618 Stands deleted since already covered under sr no  567 of Table 1 of Appendix 37 D
625 625 Stands deleted since already covered under sr no 26 of Table 1 of Appendix 37 D

4. Value cap imposed on grant of VKGUY scrip on export of ˜Dried fish products™ under ITC HS Code 0305 vide Public Notice No. 63/2009-14 dated 13.05.2010 is withdrawn with immediate effect.

5. Para 2.63 (d) of HBP v1 is amended as under:

Para No.HBP

Existing Provision

Revised Provision

Para 2.63 (d) Registering Authorities issuing RCMC Exporters of minor forest produce and their value added products shall obtain RCMC from SHEFEXIL, EPC. Software exporters shall register themselves with Electronic and Software EPC. Exporters of minor forest produce and their value added products shall obtain RCMC from SHEFEXIL, EPC. Electronics and Computer Software/ IT Enabled Services (ITeS) exporters shall register themselves with Electronic and Computer Software EPC.

6.  ITC HS Codes and description of certain items which were notified vide Public Notice No.42 dated 31.12.2012 are being corrected in the relevant place in Appendix 37A(VKGUY) andAppendix 37 D(FPS) as below:

Sr.No./TABLE

FPS/VKGUY

Existing ITC HS Code

Revised ITC HS Code

Existing Description

Revised Description

797/Table 2 VKGUY 2105 2105 Food Preparations, not elsewhere specified or included Ice cream and other edible ice, whether or not containing cocoa
678/Table 1 FPS 58013410 58013711 Velvet Velvet
192/Table 1 FPS 590310 590310 PVC leather cloth with Polyvinyl chloride: Imitation leather fabrics of cotton Textile Fabrics impregnated, coated, covered/ laminated with PVC excluding those of HDG No 5902
645/Table 1 FPS 62141020 62141020 Shawls (exceeding 60 cm) and the like-hand printed Shawls, Scarves, Mufflers, Mantillas, Veils and the like of silk or silk waste (exceeding 60 cm)
186/Table 2 MLFPS 29152100 29153100 Ethyl Acetate Ethyl Acetate
450/Table 1 FPS 391000 391000 Silicons in primary forms: silicon resins Silicons in primary forms

7.  The serial number of the product ˜Compressors used in Refrigerating Equipment ˜ ITC HS code 84143000 under Table 1 of Appendix 37D (Focus Product Scheme) entitled for bonus benefit @ 2% for export made with effect from 01.01.2013 as mentioned in para 4 of Public Notice 42 dated 31.12.2012 is corrected from 76 to 105.

8. Note 1 is inserted against Sl. No. 798 of Table 2 of VKGUY:-The products eligible under ITC(HS) Code 1208 are only Food grade containing more than 51% Protein.

9. Effect of this Public Notice: While consolidating different items under Appendices certain errors have been noticed in terms of Sr. No., Product Description etc. These errors are being rectified. Secondly, due to harmonization of ITC (HS) Codes, new Codes with description have been mentioned which would be eligible for incentives under Appendix 37A & 37D.

Sd/-

 (Anup K. Pujari)

Director General of Foreign Trade

E-mail: dgft@nic.in

[Issued from F.No.01/61/180/0050/AM13/PC3]

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