Government of India
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Department of Commerce
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi- 110011
Policy Circular No. 15/(RE-2012)2009-2014
Dated: 21st February, 2013
All Regional Authorities (RAs);
All Commissioners of Customs;
Subject : Clarification regarding deemed export benefits for supply against ARO/Invalidation letter against Advance Authorisation reg
Policy Circular No.9/2009-14 dated 1.10.2009 had clarified that supply of goods against Advance Release Order (ARO) is eligible for refund of duty drawback only and not for Terminal Excise Duty (TED) and supplies against invalidation letter is eligible for Advance Authorisation and TED refund.
2. The matter has been further examined in this Directorate. Benefits available against ARO/invalidation letter in respect of Advance Authorisation are as under:
A. For supply against ARO :
(i) Refund of Duty drawback
(ii) Refund of TED
B. For supply against invalidation letter against Advance Authorisation (AA):
(i) Ab-initio exemption from TED. (hence there would be no question of refund of TED).
(ii) AA/DFIA for intermediate supply.
3. This issues with the approval of DGFT.
Jt. Director General of Foreign Trade
Telephone No.: 23062968