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DGFT amends Appendix 3B Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 for exports made w.e.f 01.11.2017 to 30.06.2018

(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. 44/2015-2020
New Delhi, dated: 05 December, 2017

Subject: Amendments to Appendix 3B Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20.

In exercise of powers conferred under paragraph 1.03 of the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby makes the following amendments in Appendix 3B (notified through Public Notice No. 02/2015-20 dated 01.04.2015, harmonised with HS (2017) vide Public Notice No. 61 dated 07.03.2017 and subsequently amended through Public Notice No. 17 dated 22.08.2017 and Public Notice No. 22 dated 31.08.2017).

2. The rates of reward under MEIS for certain Sl.Nos of the Table 2 in Appendix 3B, Foreign Trade Policy are revised as per Annexure to this Public Notice. The revised rates under this Public Notice shall be applicable for exports made w.e.f 01.11.2017 to 30.06.2018.

3. Table 3 has been incorporated in the Appendix 3B specifying the List of Ineligible categories specifying exports categories/sectors which shall be ineligible for Duty Credit Scrip entitlement under MEIS.

Table 3- List of ineligible categories for MEIS benefits.
i EOUs / EHTPs / BTPs/ STPs who are availing direct tax benefits / exemption.
ii Items, which are restricted for export under Schedule-2 of Export Policy in ITC (FIS), unless specifically notified in Appendix 3B
iii Red sanders and beach sand
iv Diamond Gold, Silver, Platinum, other precious metal in any form including plain and studded jewellery and other precious and semi-precious stones
v Ores and concentrates of all types and in all formations
vi Cereals of all types
vii Sugar of all types and all forms, unless specifically notified in Appendix 3B
viii Crude / petroleum oil and crude / primary and base products of all types and all formulations
ix Export of milk and milk products, unless specifically notified in Appendix 3B
x Export of Meat and Meat Products, unless specifically notified in Appendix 3B
xi Products wherein precious metal/diamond are used or articles which are studded  with precious stones
xii Items, which are prohibited for export under Schedule-2 of Export Policy in ITC (HS).

Effect of Public Notice:- Amendments have been made in the rates of reward for certain Sl.Nos of Table 2 of Appendix 3B of FTP 2015-20 for exports made w.e.f 01.11.2017 to 30.06.2018 and Table 3 specifying List of Ineligible categories for Duty Credit Scrip entitlement under MEIS.

(Alok Vardhan Chaturvedi)
Director General of Foreign Trade
E-mail: dgft@nic.in

(Issued from File No. 01/61/180/68/AM17/PC-3(pt))

Annexure to Public Notice No. 4412015-20 dated 5 th December 2017

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