Weekly Trade Alert: 28 August – 3 September

Weekly Trade Alert: 28 August – 3 September

Trade Alerts

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

4 Sep 2020, 13:09 — 25 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. during the period: 28 August – 3 September 2020 are given under. Please click on a notification for the details.

 

EXPORT POLICY & BENEFITS

Export Policy & Benefits

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Export Benefits 

 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade (Notification no 30/2015-20)
Date: 1 September 2020
 

Policy

 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade (Trade Notice 26/2015-20)
Date: 31 August 2020
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade (Trade Notice 25/2015-20)
Date: 31 August 2020
Product Coverage: N95, FFP2 mask
HS Code: 621790, 630790
 

CUSTOMS & GST

Customs & GST

 

GST

 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Notification No. 65/2020 – Central Tax.)
Date: 1 September 2020
 

Customs

 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Notification No. 83/2020-Customs (N.T.))
Date: 31 August 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. 64/2020 – Central Tax)
Date: 31 August 2020
 

ANTIDUMPING/SAFEGUARD/COUNTERVAILING DUTY

Antidumping and countervailing duties

 

Antidumping Duty

 
Notification Authority: Department of Revenue (Notification No. 29/2020-Customs (ADD))
Date: 2 September 2020
Product Coverage: Float Glass
 
Notification Authority: Department of Revenue (Notification No. 28/2020-Customs (ADD))
Date: 2 September 2020
Product Coverage: Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride
HS Code: 29419030
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General Of Trade Remedies
Date: 2 September 2020
Product Coverage: Flexible Slabstock Polyol
HS Code: 390720
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General Of Trade Remedies
Date: 1 September 2020
Product Coverage: 2-Ethyl Hexanol
HS Code: 29051620
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General Of Trade Remedies
Date: 1 September 2020
Product Coverage: Normal Butanol
HS Code: 29051300
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General Of Trade Remedies
Date: 1 September 2020
Product Coverage: Methylene Chloride
HS Code: 29031200
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General Of Trade Remedies
Date: 1 September 2020
Product Coverage: Rubber Chemical PX-13
HS Code: 3812
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General Of Trade Remedies
Date: 1 September 2020
Product Coverage: Acrylic fibre
HS Code: 550330
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 28 August 2020
Product Coverage: Soda Ash
HS Code: 283620
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 28 August 2020
Product Coverage: Viscose Rayon Filament Yarn
HS Code: 540120, 540331, 540332, 540341
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 28 August 2020
Product Coverage: Aluminium Wire /Wire Rods
HS Code: 76011040, 76012040, 76041010, 76042920, 76051100, 76052100
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 28 August 2020
Product Coverage: Aluminium Foil 80 micron
HS Code: 760711, 76071110 76071190, 760719, 76071910, 760719 91, 760719 92, 760719 93, 760719 94, 760719 95, 760719 99, 760720, 76072010 and 76072010
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 28 August 2020
Product Coverage: Rubber Chemical PX-13
 

AGRICULTURE

Agriculture

 

Animal Origin Products

 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Agriculture, Forest & Water Resources 
Date: 2 September 2020
 
Product Coverage: Meat and edible meat offal
Date: 2 September 2020
HS Code: 02
 
Notification Authority: Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Product Coverage: Meat and edible meat offal
Date: 2 September 2020
HS Code: 02
 
Notification Authority: Health and Food Safety Directorate-General
Date: 1 September 2020
Product Coverage: Aquatic animals
HS Code: 03
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General Of Trade Remedies
Date: 1 September 2020
Product Coverage: Fishery
HS Code: 03
 
Health and Food Safety Directorate-General
Date: 1 September 2020
Product Coverage: Hatching eggs.
HS Code: 0407, 0408
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF)
Date: 1 September 2020
Product Coverage: Salinomycin sodium as a feed additive
HS Code: 2309

Plants & Plant Products

 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Agriculture, Forest & Water Resources 
Date: 31 August 2020
 
Notification Authority: Environmental Protection Agency
Date: 2 September 2020
Product Coverage: Apple; Beet, sugar, roots; Corn, field, forage; Corn, field, grain; Corn, field, stover; Corn, pop, grain; Corn, pop, stover; Corn, sweet, kernel plus cob with husks removed; Corn, sweet, forage; Corn, sweet, stover; Peanut; Peanut, hay; Rice, grain; Soybean, seed; Cattle, fat; Cattle, meat; Cattle, meat byproducts; Egg; Goat, fat; Goat, meat; Goat, meat byproducts; Hog, fat; Hog, meat; Hog, meat byproducts; Horse, fat; Horse, meat; Horse, meat byproducts; Milk; Poultry, fat; Poultry, meat; Poultry, meat byproducts; Sheep, fat; Sheep, meat; Sheep, meat byproducts
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Agriculture, Forest & Water Resources 
Date: 31 August 2020
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Date: 31 August 2020
 
Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Date: 27 August 2020
 
Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Date: 27 August 2020
Product Coverage: Rice (Oryza sativa), Chickpeas (Cicer arietinum), Cucurbit seed (Cucurbita spp.; Cucumis spp.; Citrullus spp.), Cumin seed (Cuminum cyminum), Safflower seed (Carthamus tinctorius), Bean seed (Phaseolus spp.), Soybean (Glycine max), Mung beans, cowpeas (Vigna spp.) Lentils (Lens culinaris), Wheat (Triticum aestivum), Coriander seed (Coriandrum sativum), Celery seed (Apium graveolens), Peanuts (Arachis hypogaea), Dried chillies/capsicum (Capsicum spp.), Faba bean (Vicia faba), Pigeon Pea (Cajanus cajan), Pea seed (Pisum sativum) and Fennel seed (Foeniculum spp.)
HS Code: 10, 12
 
Notification Authority: Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), Health Canada
Date: 27 August 2020
Product Coverage: Pesticide difenoconazole in or on various commodities
 

Food

 
Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
Date: 2 September 2020
Product Coverage: Food Products
 
Notification Authority: Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA)
Date: 2 September 2020
Product Coverage: Plastic Container
 
Notification Authority: Food and Drug Administration (Thai FDA)
Product Coverage: Tea infusion
Date: 2 September 2020
HS Code: 0902
 
Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
Date: 1 September 2020
 
Notification Authority: Health Canada
Date: 1 September 2020
Product Coverage: List of permitted sweeteners
 
Notification Authority: Government of Hong Kong
Date: 1 September 2020
 
Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India 
Date: 31 August 2020
 
Notification Authority: European Commission
Date: 31 August 2020
Product Coverage: Baby food
HS Code: 210690
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Commerce and Industry - Public Authority for Food and Nutrition
Date: 31 August 2020
Product Coverage Poultry of all types and eggs/egg products
HS Code: 0407, 0408
 
Notification Authority: Food and Drug Administration
Date: 31 August 2020
Product Coverage: Food ingredient to be used in food
HS Code: 210110
 
Notification Authority: Food and Drug Administration
Date: 31 August 2020
Product Coverage: Food ingredient to be used in food
HS Code: 210110
 
Notification Authority: ANVISA (Resolution of the Collegiate Board (RDC) 412/2020)
Date: 27 August 2020
Product Coverage: hydrolyzed animal, milk and vegetable protein
 
Notification Authority: Singapore Food Agency
Date: 27 August 2020
Product Coverage: Food
 

CHEMICALS & PHARMACEUTICALS

Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

 

Pharmaceuticals & Cosmetics

 
Notification Authority: Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation 
Date: 1 September 2020
Product Coverage: COVID-19 testing kits
 
Notification Authority: Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation 
Date: 1 September 2020
Product Coverage: COVID-19 testing kits
 
Notification Authority: Food and Drug Administration
Date: 1 September 2020
Product Coverage: Psychotropic substances
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Food and Drug Safety
Date: 1 September 2020
Product Coverage: Medicines
HS Code: 30
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS)
Date: 1 September 2020
Product Coverage: Perfumes and toilet waters, Beauty or make-up preparations, Preparations for use on the hair, Shaving preparations
HS Code: 3303, 3304, 3307, 3305
 
Notification Authority: European Commission
Date: 28 August 2020
Product Coverage: Medicines
HS Code: 30
 

Chemical

 
Notification Authority: Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA)
Date: 2 September 2020
Product Coverage: Organic surface-active agents (other than soap)
HS Code: 340119
 
Notification Authority: Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA)
Date: 2 September 2020
Product Coverage: Organic surface-active agents (other than soap)
HS Code: 340119
 
Notification Authority: Environment and Climate Change
Date: 1 September 2020
Product Coverage: Gasoline
HS Code: 271019
 
Notification Authority: ANVISA (Resolution of the Collegiate Board (RDC) 412/2020)
Date: 27 August 2020
Product Coverage: Biocidal products
HS Code: 3808
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Health
Date: 27 August 2020
Product Coverage: Drugs
HS Code: 28, 29, 30
 
Notification Authority: Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency
Date: 27 August 2020
Product Coverage: Plastic containers in contact with food
HS Code: 2106
 

Paints

 
Notification Authority: European Commission  
Date: 31 August 2020
 

Fertilizers & Pesticides

 
Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture
Date: 28 August 2020
Product Coverage: Fertilizers
HS Code: 3101
 
Notification Authority: Pest Management Regulatory Agency
Date: 28 August 2020
Product Coverage: Citrus fruits
 

ENGINEERING & ELECTRONICS

Engineering & Electronics

 

Engineering & Electronics

 
Notification Authority: National Telecommunications Agency
Date: 1 September 2020
Product Coverage: Turntables (record-decks), record-players, cassette-players and other sound reproducing apparatus, not incorporating a sound recording device
HS Code: 8519
 
Notification Authority: Department of Energy
Date: 1 September 2020
 
Notification Authority: Kenya Bureau of Standards
Date: 31 August 2020
Product Coverage: Paper Technology
HS Code: 940290
 
Notification Authority: State Administration for Market Regulation
Date: 31 August 2020
Product Coverage: Gas storage water heater
HS Code: 8419
 
Notification Authority: National Radio Research Agency (RRA)
Date: 27 August 2020
Product Coverage: Household appliances, electric tools and similar apparatus
 
Notification Authority: European Commission (Decision (EU) 2020/1232)
Date: 27 August 2020
Product Coverage: Passenger cars
HS Code: 870390
 
Notification Authority: Government of Vietnam (Decree 98/2020 / ND-CP)
Date: 27 August 2020
 

Automobile

 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
Date: 2 September 2020
Product Coverage: Protective Headgear (Helmet)
 
Notification Authority: Department of Transportation (DOT)
Date: 1 September 2020
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications (MTT)
Date: 31 August 2020
Product Coverage: Motorcycles
HS Code: 8711
 
Notification Authority: Motor Vehicle Import Supervision Committee
Date: 28 August 2020
Product Coverage: Motor vehicle
HS Code: 87

Medical Equipment
 
Notification Authority: State Administration for Market Regulation
Date: 31 August 2020
Product Coverage: Dental extra-oral X-ray equipment
HS Code: 9022
 
Notification Authority: State Administration for Market Regulation
Date: 31 August 2020
Product Coverage: Dental equipment
HS Code: 9018
 

OTHER PRODUCTS

Other products

 

Textile

 
Notification Authority: Government of Kenya
Date: 1 September 2020
Product Coverage: Second Hand Clothes
HS Code: 61, 62
 
Notification Authority: Department of Customs (Decree No. 100/2020 / ND-CP)
Date: 28 August 2020
 

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