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Weekly Trade Alert: 10 – 17 October

Weekly Trade Alert: 10 – 17 October

Trade Alerts

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

18 Oct 2019, 10:58 — 10 min read

Here is a comprehensive update of developments from India’s foreign trade during 10 – 17 October.

India

Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification: Import of Indian National Flag not adhering to the specifications prescribed under Part - I, Section 1.2 or Flag Code of India, 2002 is Prohibited

Notification number: Notification No. 24/2015-2020

Date: 11 Oct 19

 

Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification: Import policy for Urea for industrial or non-agricultural use, besides Technical Grade Urea (TGU) and Industrial Urea shall be "free" with immediate effect and M/s Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers (RCF) is designated as STE for import of Urea on Government account

Notification number: Notification No. 23/2015-2020

Date: 11 Oct 19

   

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Tariff Value of Edible Oils, Brass Scrap, Poppy Seeds, Areca Nut, Gold and Silver notified

Notification number: Notification No. 75/2019-Cus (NT)

Date: 15 Oct 19

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Imposing anti-dumping duty on imports of Flat rolled product of steel, plated or coated with alloy of Aluminium and Zinc originating in, or exported from China PR, Vietnam and Korea RP

Notification number: Notification No. 40/2019-Cus (ADD)

Date: 15 Oct 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Clarification regarding inclusion of cesses, surcharge, duties, etc. levied and collected under legislations other than Customs Act, 1962, Customs Tariff Act, 1975 or Central Excise Act, 1944 in Brand Rate of duty drawback

Notification number: Instruction No. 04

Date: 11 Oct 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Clarification related to supply of grant of alcoholic liquor license.

Notification number: CGST-Circular121/2019

Date: 11 Oct 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Clarification on the effective date of explanation inserted in notification No. 11/2017- CTR dated 28.06.2017, Sr. No. 3(vi).

Notification number: CGST-Circular 120/2019

Date: 11 Oct 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Clarification regarding taxability of supply of securities under Securities Lending Scheme, 1997.

Notification number: CGST-Circular 119/2019
Date: 11 Sep 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Clarification regarding determination of place of supply in case of software/design services related to Electronics Semi-conductor and Design Manufacturing (ESDM) industry.

Notification number: CGST-Circular 118/2019

Date: 11 Oct 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Clarification on applicability of GST exemption to the DG Shipping approved maritime courses conducted by Maritime Training Institutes of India.

Notification number: CGST-Circular 117/2019

Date: 11 Oct 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Levy of GST on the service of display of name or placing of name plates of the donor in the premises of charitable organisations receiving donation or gifts by individual donors.

Notification number: CGST-Circular 116/2019

Date: 11 Oct 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Clarification on issue of GST on Airport levies.

Notification number: CGST-Circular 115/2019

Date: 11 Oct 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Clarification on scope of support services to exploration, mining or drilling of petroleum crude or natural gas or both.

Notification number: CGST-Circular 114/2019

Date: 11 Oct 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Clarification regarding GST rates & classification (goods) Circular–reg.

Notification number: CGST-Circular 113/2019

Date: 11 Oct 19

 

Authority: NIL

Notification: Part A (Click here) and Part B (Click here) of CGST Rules, 2017 as amended up to 18.07.2019 published by CBIC.

Notification number: CGST Rules, 2017

Date: 09 Oct 19

 

Authority: Department of Revenue

Notification: Amendments to Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (14 of 2017) published

Notification number: Notification No. 05/2019-Union Territory Tax

Date: 14 Oct 19

 

Authority: Ministry of Finance

Notification: Amendments to Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 published

Notification number: NIL

Date: 14 Oct 19

 

Authority: Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Notification: Recognized breeds of livestock and poultry to be kept and reared for purposes of animal husbandry, production, breeding, conservation, utilization, consumption and trade 

Notification number: NIL 

Date: 14 Oct 19

 

Authority: Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying

Notification: Clarification on validity of Sanitary import permit 

Notification number: NIL

Date: 14 Oct 19

ASEAN

Country: Malaysia

Authority: Attorney General’s Chambers

Notification: Feed (Compoundable Offences) Regulations 2019 published

Notification number: P.U. (A) 277/2019

Date: 10 Oct 19

 

Country: Thailand

Authority: Ministry of Public Health Singapore Food Agency

Notification: Guidelines for Submitting Food Production Facility Permit Requests published

Notification number: NIL

Date: NIL

 

Country: Singapore

Authority: NIL

Notification: Temporary restriction on the importation of poultry, poultry products and egg products from LPAI outbreak affected premises in Marolle en Sologne, Loir-Et-Cher, France with effect from 3 October 2019

Notification number: NIL

Date: 11 Oct 19

Australia

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Changes to defoliation requirement for Sudden Oak Death host genera imported as unrooted cuttings

Notification number: NIL

Date: 17 Oct 19

 

Authority: Australian Government

Notification: Maximum residue limits amended

Notification number: NIL

Date: 16 Oct 19

 

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Changes in categorizations of Timber and timber products

Notification number: NIL

Date: 12 Oct 19

 

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Changes in categorizations of Bamboo products

Notification number: NIL

Date: 12 Oct 19

 

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Changes in categorizations of Seed for sowing products

Notification number: NIL

Date: 12 Oct 19

 

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Changes to the list of animal fluids and tissues (excluding reproductive material) BICON case

Notification number: NIL

Date: 11 Oct 19

 

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Proposed changes to the import requirements for animal fluids and tissues for in-vitro use

Notification number: Import Industry Advice Notice No. 161-2019

Date: 11 Oct 19

EU

Country: European Union

Authority: European Commission

Notification: Imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of high tenacity yarns of polyesters originating in China.

Notification number: Regulation (EU) 2019/1706

Date: 10 Oct 19

 

Country: United Kingdom

Authority: NIL

Notification: The Common Organisation of the Markets in Agricultural Products (Producer Organisations and Wine) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 published

Notification number: Statutory Instruments 2019 No. 1343

Date: 14 Oct 19

 

Country: United Kingdom

Authority: NIL

Notification: The Agricultural Products, Food and Drink (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 published

Notification number: Statutory Instruments 2019 No. 1342

Date: 14 Oct 19

 

Country: United Kingdom

Authority: NIL

Notification: The Persistent Organic Pollutants (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 published

Notification number: Statutory Instruments 2019 No. 1340

Date: 14 Oct 19

The MFN/Preferential tariff of European Union has been updated on Indian Trade Portal – www.indiantradeportal.in

South Korea, USA & Lebanon

Country: South Korea

Authority: Ministry of Food and Drug Safety

Notification: Enforcement rule of the cosmetics act published

Notification number: Prime Ministerial Decree 01566

Date: 15 Oct 19

 

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