Weekly Trade Alert: 17 – 24 October

Weekly Trade Alert: 17 – 24 October

Trade Alerts

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

25 Oct 2019, 13:17 — 9 min read

Here is a comprehensive update of developments from India’s foreign trade during 17 – 24 Oct.

 

India

 

Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification: Mis - declaration of imported goods under ’’Others’’ category not allowed.

Notification number: Trade Notice No. 37/2019-20

Date: 22 Sep 19

 

Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification: A new para has been added in Chapter 2 of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 about the cases referred to the National Company Law Tribunal

Notification number: Notification No. 25/2015-2020

Date: 18 Oct 19

 

Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification: A new para has been added in Chapter 2 of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 for operational modalities to be followed for the cases referred to National Company Law Tribunal

Notification number:  Public Notice No. 39/2015-2020

Date: 18 Oct 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. 76/2019-Cus (NT)

Date: 17 Oct 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Land Route from Nongjri (Barapunji), East Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya, to Kalairag, Bangladesh Opened for Goods Trade

Notification number: Notification No. 77/2019-Cus (NT)

Date: 18 Oct 19

Authority: Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade

Notification: Draft Transparent Float Glass (Quality Control) Order, 2019 published. Transparent Float Glass shall bear compulsory standard mark under license from BIS

Date: 22 Oct 19

 

Authority: Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade

Notification: Air Conditioners, Compressors and Temperature Sensors now under Compulsory BIS Regime

Date: 21 Oct 19

 

Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies

Notification: Anti-dumping investigation concerning imports of Flexible Slabstock Polyol originating in or exported from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Notification number: Case No. 14/2019

Date: 23 Oct 19

 

Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies

Notification: Bilateral Safeguard Investigation concerning imports of “Phthalic Anhydride” into India from Korea RP under India-Korea Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (Bilateral Safeguard Measures) Rules, 2017
Notification number: Case No-(SG) 08/2019
Date: 23 Oct 19

 

Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies

Notification: Anti-Subsidy Investigation concerning imports of textured tempered glass whether coated or uncoated from Malaysia

Notification number: Case No. 06/13/2019-DGTR

Date: 23 Oct 19

 

Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies

Notification: Initiation of Anti-Subsidy Investigation concerning imports of flat products of stainless steel from Indonesia

Notification number: Case No. 01 (CVD)- 05 /2019

Date: 18 Oct 19

 

Authority: Ministry of Steel

Notification: Draft safety guidelines for iron & steel sector published
Date: 16 Oct 19

Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

Notification: Clarifying and explaining the interpretation of Appendix A of its Food Safety & Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives Regulations) Regulations, 2011, as amended in 2016

Date: 15 Oct 19

 

Authority: Jawaharlal Nehru Customs House

Notification: Polyethylene Terephthalate Anti-dumping Investigation – corrections in investigation period

Notification number: Standing Order No. 19/2019

Date: 11 Oct 19

 

ASEAN

 

Country: Myanmar

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

Notification: List of New Cosmetics Recordings (New) Released

Date: 23 Oct 19

 

Country: Myanmar

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

Notification: List of foreign companies having Certificate of Import for importing medicines published.

Date: 23 Oct 19

 

Country: Singapore

Authority: Singapore Food Agency

Notification: Revised veterinary conditions for importation of pork and pork products published

Date: 22 Oct 19

 

Country: Thailand

Authority: Ministry of Public Health

Notification: Food supplements (Issue 4) published

Notification number: Issue 411, B.E. 2562

Date: 18 Oct 19

 

Country: Thailand

Authority: Ministry of Public Health

Notification: Labeling of food in containers (Issue 4) published

Notification number: Issue 410, B.E. 2562

Date: 18 Oct 19

 

Australia

 

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Safeguarding Arrangements Scheme has been published  

Notification number: Import Industry Advice Notice No. 169-2019

Date: 24 Oct 19

 

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Changes in import conditions for Ribes spp. seed for sowing

Date: 23 Oct 19

 

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Clarification on the labelling requirements for molluscs (other than oysters and snails) for human consumption published

Notification number: Import Industry Advice Notice No. 168-2019

Date: 22 Oct 19

 

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Notice on changes of import conditions for purified antibodies published

Date: 22 Oct 19

 

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Labelling requirements for molluscs (other than oysters and snails) for human consumption

Date: 19 Oct 19

 

South Korea

 

Authority: Ministry of Food and Drug Safety

Notification: Enforcement decree of the medical device act published

Notification number: Presidential Decree 30156

Date: 22 Oct 19

 

Authority: Ministry of Food and Drug Safety

Notification: Enforcement rules of the medical device act published

Notification number: Prime Ministerial Decree 01567

Date: 22 Oct 19

 

Authority: Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy

Notification: Enforcement rules of the electrical and household safety management act published

Notification number: Order No. 00351

Date: 21 Oct 19

 

Authority: Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport

Notification: Enforcement rules of the construction machinery management act published

Notification number: Ordinance No. 00655

Date: 18 Oct 19

 

Authority: Ministry of Food and Drug Safety

Notification: Revising their food regulations, including numerous pesticide and veterinary drug MRL

Notification number: Notice No. 2019-89

Date: 14 Oct 19

 

EU & USA

 

Country: EU

Authority: European Commission

Notification: Harmonised standards for toys drafted in support of Directive 2009/48/EC

Notification number: Decision (EU) 2019/1728

Date: 15 Oct 19

 

Country: USA

Authority: Agricultural Marketing Service

Notification: Amending Cotton Board Rules and Regulations, increasing the value assigned to imported cotton for the purposes of calculating supplemental assessments collected for use by the Cotton Research and Promotion Program

Notification number: Document No. 2019-22364

Date: 15 Oct 19

 

Egypt, Jordan & Saudi Arabia


Country: Egypt

The MFN tariff of Egypt has been updated on Indian Trade Portal – www.indiantradeportal.in

 

Country: Jordan

Notification: Amendments to the Law of Standards and Metrology

Notification number: Circular No. 1184

Date: 21 Oct 19

 

Country: Saudi Arabia

Authority: Sa

Notification: Guidelines on Drug Barcoding Specification amended

 

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