Weekly Trade Alert: 26 September – 1 October

Weekly Trade Alert: 26 September – 1 October

Trade Alerts

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

2 Oct 2020, 15:53 — 23 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. are given under. Please click on a notification for the details.

 

POLICY & TARIFFS

Policy & tariffs

 

Policy

 

Notification Authority: Director General of Foreign Trade [Trade Notice No. 28 /2015-2020)
Date: 30 September 2020
Product Coverage: Onion
HS Code: 07031010, 07122000
 
Notification Authority: Director General of Foreign Trade [Public Notice No. 20 /2015-2020)
Date: 29 September 2020
Product Coverage: Metal scrap
 
Notification Authority: Director General of Foreign Trade (Notification no 34/2015-20)
Date: 28 September 2020
Product Coverage: Diamonds
 
Notification Authority: Director General of Foreign Trade (Public notice no 19/2015-20)
Date: 28 September 2020
Product Coverage: Iron and Steel
HS Code: 71
 
Notification Authority: Director General of Foreign Trade (Notification no 33/2015-20)
Date: 28 September 2020
Product Coverage: Iron and Steel
HS Code: 72 & 73
 

Tariff

 
Notification Authority: Department of Revenue (Notification No. 35/2020-Customs)
Date: 30 September 2020
Product Coverage: Open Cell for LED/LCD TV Panels
HS Code: 8529
 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Notification No. 93/2020-CUSTOMS (N.T.))
Date: 30 September 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
 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Notification No. 92/2020-CUSTOMS (N.T.))
Date: 28 September 2020
Product Coverage: Gold
HS Code: 71 & 98
 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Custom (Circular No. 42/2020 – Customs)
Date: 29 September 2020
 

Shipping

 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Notification No.94 /2020-Customs (N.T.))
Date: 30 September 2020
 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Circular No.43/2020-Customs)
Date: 30 September 2020
 

TRADE REMEDIES

Antidumping and countervailing duties

 

Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 30 September 2020
Product Coverage: Aceto Acetyl Derivatives
HS Code: 29242920 and 29242990
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 30 September 2020
Product Coverage: 'Hot Rolled Flat Products of Stainless Steel - 304 grade'
HS Code: 7219 and 7220
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 30 September 2020
Product Coverage: Calcined Gypsum Powder
HS Code: 25202010
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 30 September 2020
Product Coverage: Persulphates
HS Code: 283340 00
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 30 September 2020
Product Coverage: Silicone Sealants
HS Code: 32 & 35
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 29 September 2020
Product Coverage: 2-Ethyl Hexanol
HS Code: 29051620
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 29 September 2020
Product Coverage: Phthalic Anhydride
HS Code: 29173500
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 29 September 2020
Product Coverage: Viscose Filament Yarn above 60 deniers
HS Code: 54012000, 54033100, 54033200,54034110, 54034120, 54034130, 54034150, 54034170, 54034190, 54034290 and 5403499
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 28 September 2020
Product Coverage: Ceramic Tableware and Kitchenware, excluding Knives and Toilet Items
HS Code: 6911 and 6912
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 28 September 2020
Product Coverage: Copper Tubes and Pipes
HS Code: 74112100, 74112200 and 74112900.
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 25 September 2020
Product Coverage: Phenol
HS Code: 290711
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 25 September 2020
Product Coverage: Flat Products of Stainless Steel
HS Code: 73269099
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 25 September 2020
Product Coverage: Polyester Yarn (Polyester Spun Yarn)
HS Code: 55092100
 

AGRICULTURE

Animal Originated Products

Animal Originated Products

 

Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture
Date: 30 September 2020
Product Coverage: animals, biological and animal-based goods
HS Code: 8529
 
Notification Authority: Department of Livestock Development (DLD)
Date: 30 September 2020
Product Coverage: Live poultry and poultry carcasses
HS Code : 0105, 0207, 0407, 0408, 0505
 
Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture
Date: 28 September 2020
Product Coverage: Animals
HS Code: 01
 
Notification Authority: Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Date: 28 September 2020
Product Coverage: Cooked and uncooked prawns for human consumption
HS Code: 030613
 
Notification Authority: Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA)
Date: 28 September 2020
 
Notification Authority: Kenya Bureau of Standards
Date: 28 September 2020
Product Coverage: Leather technology
 
Notification Authority: Ministry for Primary Industries
Date: 25 September 2020
Products Coverage: Skins and hides
HS Code: 4101
 

Plant Products

Plant Products

 

Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture
Date: 30 September 2020
Product Coverage: fresh produce, cut flowers, plants and other imported plant-based commodities
 
Notification Authority: Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA)
Date: 30 September 2020
HS Code : 1001, 1002, 1003, 1004, 200811, 070820, 070810
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Industry (Regulation Number 75 of 2020)
Date: 30 September 2020
Product Coverage: agricultural and forestry products
 
Notification Authority: Food and Drug Administration
Date: 30 September 2020
Product Coverage: Food ingredient to be used in food
HS Code: 090300
 
Notification Authority: Department of Plant Health
Date: 30 September 2020
Product Coverage: Plants and Plant products
 
Notification Authority: Environmental Protection Agency
Date: 25 September 2020
Product Coverage: saflufenacil
HS Code: 3808
 
Notification Authority: Environmental Protection Agency
Date: 25 September 2020
Product Coverage: Trichoderma asperellum.
HS Code: 3808
 

Foods & Feed

Food & feed

 

Notification Authority: Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO)
Date: 30 September 2020
Product Coverage: Food additives
 
Notification Authority: Food and Drug Administration
Date: 30 September 2020
Product Coverage: Food Additives
 
Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
Date: 29 September 2020
Product Coverage: Food
 
Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
Date: 29 September 2020
Product Coverage: Food
 
Notification Authority: Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), Health Canada
Date: 28 September 2020
Product Coverage: Rapeseeds
 
Notification Authority: Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), Health Canada
Date: 28 September 2020
Product Coverage: Pesticide oxathiapiprolin in or on various commodities
 
Notification Authority: Environmental Protection Agency
Date: 28 September 2020
Product Coverage: Chia, seed; Chia, straw; Fig
HS Code: 120799
 
Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
Date: 25 September 2020
Product Coverage: Edible oil
 
Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
Date: 25 September 2020
Product Coverage: Khoya
 
Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
Date: 25 September 2020
Product Coverage: Food
 
Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
Date: 25 September 2020
Product Coverage: Food
 
50.EU - Publishes updates to register feed additives (Annex I & Annex II)
Notification Authority: European Commission
Date: 25 September 2020
Product Coverage: Feed
HS Code: 2309
 
Notification Authority: US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Products Coverage: Foods
HS Code: 1211, 2008, 07, 0406, 0407, 08, 0302, 0303, 0306, 0304, 0305, 0307
 

CHEMICALS & MEDICAL SUPPLIES

Chemicals and medical supplies

 

Chemicals

Notification Authority: Federal Office of Public Health (BAG)
Date: 30 September 2020
Product Coverage: Carcinogenic, mutagenic or reproductive toxicant, organic chemicals, miscellaneous chemical products
HS Code: 28, 29, 38
 
Notification Authority: Federal Office of Public Health (BAG)
Date: 30 September 2020
Product Coverage: Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals, of radioactive elements or of isotopes, organic chemicals, miscellaneous chemical products
HS Code: 28, 29, 38
 
54.Brazil - Publishes following active ingredient of the monograph list of active ingredients for pesticides, household cleaning products and wood preservers
Product Covered: Vegetables, Seeds, Vegetables, Chemicals, Vegetables, fruits and Seed, Sugar
HS Code: 071010, 0703, 080710, 0702, 1206, 1201, 070810, 071320, 071340, 07133500, 07133990, 07136000, 07133100, 07102200, 38089910, 081020, 071120, 0705, 070970, 081010, 12099110, 080920, 070990, 070521, 081040, 081190, 0709999000, 071430, 1005, 1007, 100820
 
Notification Authority: Eurasian Economic Board Decision no 112
Date: 28 September 2020
Product Coverage: paints, varnishes and surfactants
HS Code: 3209
 
Notification Authority: General Directorate of Standards, Ministry of Economy
Date: 28 September 2020
Product Coverage: Powdered milk or dehydrated milk
HS Code: 04
 

Pharmaceuticals

Notification Authority: Department of Chemical
Date: 29 September 2020
Product Coverage: Drugs
 
Notification Authority: Department of Health
Date: 29 September 2020
Product Coverage: Drugs
 
Notification Authority: Minister of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development
Date: 29 September 2020
Product Coverage: Vehicle
HS Code: 87
 

ENGINEERING GOODS

Engineering & Electronics

 

Engineering

Notification Authority: Regulatory Unit for Energy and Water Services (URSEA)
Date: 28 September 2020
Product Coverage: Gas Appliances, Portable Containers and their Accessories for Liquefied Gas Oil and Natural Gas
HS Code: 7321
 
Notification Authority: Kenya Bureau of Standards
Date: 28 September 2020
Product Coverage: Footwear 
HS Code: 640520
 
Notification Authority: Prime Minister Decision No. 28/2020 / QD-TT
Date: 25 September 2020
Product Coverage: Scrap
 
Notification Authority: Eurasian Economic Commission
Date: 25 September 2020
Product Coverage: Aluminium tape
 

Electronics

Notification Authority: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Date: 30 September 2020
Product Coverage: Primary cells and primary batteries
HS Code: 8506
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Industry (Regulation Number 76 of 2020)
Date: 30 September 2020
Product Coverage: mining products
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Industry
Date: 30 September 2020
Product Coverage: Toys
HS Code: 9503
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Food and Drug Safety
Date: 30 September 2020
Product Coverage: Medical Devices
HS Code: 9017 to 9025
 
Notification Authority: Federal Office of Communications
Date: 30 September 2020
Product Coverage: Telecommunication equipment
HS Code: 8526
 
Notification Authority: Superintendency of Electricity and Fuels (SEC)
Date: 28 September 2020
Product Coverage: Unipolar or multipolar electrical conductor, for low voltage use
 
Notification Authority: Superintendency of Electricity and Fuels (SEC)
Date: 28 September 2020
Product Coverage: Unipolar electrical conductor, for low voltage use; designation H07Z1-U and H07Z1-R.
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
Date: 28 September 2020
Product Coverage: Power Line Communication
 

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