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Weekly Trade Alert: 31 July – 7 Aug

Weekly Trade Alert: 31 July – 7 Aug

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Federation of Indian Export Organisations

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

8 Aug 2020, 16:30 — 38 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: 31 July – 7 Aug 2020 are given under. Please click on a notification for the details.

 

 TRADE POLICY

 

Export-Import Policy

Notification Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade (Trade Notice no 24/ 2015-20)
Date: 6 August 2020
Product Coverage: PPE
HS Code: 901850, 901890, 9020, 392690, 621790, 630790
 
2. India – Export Policy of Ventilators amended from Prohibited to Free Visit www.indiantradeportal.in to view the updated export policy of India
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade (Notification no 23/ 2015-20)
Date: 4 August 2020
Product Coverage: Ventilators
HS Code: 9018, 9019, 9020
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade (Notification No 22/2020-21)
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Television
HS Code: 85287211 to 85287219
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade (Trade notice 22/2020-21)
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: 2/3 ply surgical mask
HS Code: 901850, 901890, 9020, 392690, 621790, 630790
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade (Trade notice 21/2020-21)
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Medical Goggles
HS Code: 901850, 901890, 9020, 392690, 621790, 630790
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade (Trade notice 20/2020-21)
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Diagnostic KitsHS Code: 901850, 901890, 9020, 392690, 621790, 630790
 

Certificate of Origin

Notification Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade (Trade Notice No. 23/2020-2021)
Date: 30 July 2020
 

Customs

Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Notification no 69/2020-Cus (NT))
Date: 6 August 2020
 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Notification no 68/2020-Cus (NT))
Date: 6 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 (No. 67/2020-Customs (N.T.))
Date: 5 August 2020
 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Notification no 66/2020-Cus (NT))
Date: 31 July 2020
 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Notification no 66/2020-Cus (NT))
Date: 31 July 2020
 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Notification no 66/2020-Cus (NT))
Date: 31 July 2020
 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Notification no 61/2020-Central Tax)
Date: 30 July 2020
 
15. India - Seeks to make the Ninth amendment (2020) to CGST Rules
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Notification no 60/2020-Central Tax)
Date: 30 July 2020
 

Finance

Notification Authority: Reserve Bank of India
Date: 6 August 2020
 
Notification Authority: Reserve Bank of India
Date: 4 August 2020
 
 

ANTIDUMPING/ SAFEGUARD/ COUNTERVAILING DUTIES

 

Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 5 August 2020
Product Coverage: PVC Paste Resin
HS Code: 39042210
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 5 August 2020
Product Coverage: Textured Tempered Glass
HS Code: 70031990, 70051010, 70051090, 70052190, 70052990, 70053090, 70071900
 
European Commission (Regulation (EU) 2020/1156)
Date: 4 August 2020
Product Coverage: Resistant steels
HS Code: 7210
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 4 August 2020
Product Coverage: Phenol
HS Code: 270760, 290711
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 4 August 2020
Product Coverage: Polytetrafluoroethylen
HS Code: 390461
 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Notification No.63/2020-Customs (N.T.))
Date: 30 July 2020
 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Circular No.34/2020-Customs)
Date: 30 July 2020
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Polybutadiene Rubber
HS Code: 400220
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Phthalic Anhydride
HS Code: 291735
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Certain Glass Fibre and articles thereof
HS Code: 7019

 

AGRICULTURE

 

Animal Originated Products

Notification Authority: Kenya Bureau of Standards        
Date: 5 August 2020
Products Coverage: Protective equipment
HS Code: 2309
Notification Authority: Kenya Bureau of Standards Standard
Date: 5 August 2020
Products Coverage: Meat, meat products and other animal produce
HS Code: 02
 
Notification Authority: European Commission
Date: 5 August 2020
Products Coverage: Compound feed
HS Code: 2309  
 
Notification Authority: European Commission
Date: 5 August 2020
Products Coverage: frozen poultry
HS Code: 0207
 
Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Date: 4 August 2020
 
Notification Authority: Singapore Food Agency
Date: 4 August 2020
Product Coverage: Poultry products
HS Code: 0206, 0407, 0408
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF)
Date: 3 August 2020
Product Coverage: Semen and Embryo derived from cattle, horse and pig for breeding
HS Code: 051110, 051199
 
 

Plants & Plant Products 

Notification Authority: Health and Food Safety Directorate‑General
Date: 6 August 2020
Product Coverage: Herbal infusions, tea, food supplements
HS Code: 1002
 
Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture
Date: 6 August 2020
Product Coverage: Rice
HS Code: 1006
 
Notification Authority: Environmental Protection Agency
Date: 5 August 2020
Product Coverage: Potato
HS Code: 071010
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Agriculture (Resolution 934/2010)
Date: 5 August 2020
Product Coverage: Food
HS Code: 02, 03, 04, 0504, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
 
Notification Authority: Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA)
Date: 5 August 2020
Products Coverage: Sugar
HS Code(s): 170111
 
Notification Authority: Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA)
Date: 5 August 2020
Products Coverage: Sugar and grain
HS Code(s): 170111, 100820, 1007
 
Notification Authority: Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA)
Date: 5 August 2020
Products Coverage: Fruits
HS Code(s): 1202, 070810, 071320, 071340, 07133500, 07133990, 07102200
 
Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Date: 4 August 2020
Product Coverage: Rice (Oryza sativa), Chickpeas (Cicer arietinum) , Cucurbit seed (Cucurbita spp.) Cumin seed (Cuminum cyminum), Safflower seed (Carthamus tinctorius) , Bean seed (Phaseolus) , Soybean (Glycine max) , Mung beans, cowpeas (Vigna) , Lentils (Lens culinaris) , Wheat (Triticum aestivum) , Coriander seed (Coriandrum sativum) , Celery seed (Apium graveolens) , Peanuts (Arachis hypogaea) , Dried peppers (Capsicum spp) , Faba bean (Vicia faba) , Pigeon Pea (Cajanus cajan) , Peas (Pisum sativum) , Fennel seed (Foeniculum spp).
HS Code: 1006, 071311, 1207, 0909, 1207, 1106, 1201, 1106, 0713, 1106, 1001, 1104, 1103, 1101, 0909, 0713, 1202
 
Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Date: 4 August 2020
Product Coverage: Onion, Garlic
HS Code: 070310, 071290
 
Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Date: 4 August 2020
Product Coverage: Food
HS Code: 02, 03, 04, 0504, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
 
Notification Authority: Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA)
Date: 4 August 2020
Product Coverage: Fruits
HS Code(s): 0804, 08119025, 08107000, 081090,
 
Notification Authority: Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA)
Date: 4 August 2020
Product Coverage: Seed
HS Code(s): 1206
 
Notification Authority: Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA)
Date: 4 August 2020
Product Coverage: Pesticides
HS Code: 38089910
 
Notification Authority: Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), Health Canada
Date: 4 August 2020
Product Coverage: Pesticide triflumezopyrim in or on rice
HS Code: 1006
 
Notification Authority: Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), Health Canada
Date: 4 August 2020
Product Coverage: Pesticide pyroxsulam in or on various commodities
 
Notification Authority: Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), Health Canada
Date: 4 August 2020
Product Coverage: Pesticide myclobutanil in or on eggplants and globe artichokes
 

Foods

 
Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
Date: 6 August 2020
Product Coverage: Analogues, Ghee and other Milk Fat Products
HS Code: 04( except 0407 -0409)
 
Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
Date: 6 August 2020
Product Coverage: Biscuits and rusks for
HS Code: 190590
 
53. Malaysia – Pesticide MRLs amended
Notification Authority: Ministry of Health
Date: 6 August 2020
Product Coverage: Food
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of health labour and welfare
Date: 6 August 2020
Product Coverage: Food
 
Notification Authority: Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA)
Date: 5 August 2020
 
56. India - Orders issued by FSSAI giving relaxations to the FBOs during the lockdown due to COVID-19 Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority
Date: 31 July 2020
 
Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority
Date: 31 July 2020
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW)
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Mineral water
HS Code: 2201
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW)
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers, Edible fruit and peel of citrus fruit, Tea and spices, Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit
HS Code: 0704, 0710, 0805, 0808, 0809, 0902, 0904, 0905, 0906, 0907, 0908, 0909, 1207
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW)
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers, Edible fruit and peel of citrus fruit, Tea and spices, Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit
HS Code: 0704, 0710, 0805, 0808, 0809, 0902, 0904, 0905, 0906, 0907, 0908, 0909, 1207
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW)
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers, Edible fruit and peel of citrus fruit, Tea and spices, Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit
HS Code: 0704, 0710, 0805, 0808, 0809, 0902, 0904, 0905, 0906, 0907, 0908, 0909, 1207
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW)
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers, Edible fruit and peel of citrus fruit ,Tea and spices, Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit
HS Code: 0704, 0710, 0805, 0808, 0809, 0902, 0904, 0905, 0906, 0907, 0908, 0909, 1207
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW)
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers, Edible fruit and peel of citrus fruit, Tea and spices, Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit
HS Code: 0704, 0710, 0805, 0808, 0809, 0902, 0904, 0905, 0906, 0907, 0908, 0909, 1207
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Food and Drug Safety
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Food additives, food-contact surface sanitizing solutions, food utensils, containers and packages, food ingredient, livestock products
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Food and Drug Safety
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Food additives
HS Code: 210610
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Food and Drug Safety
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Food additives
HS Code: 210610
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Health and Welfare
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Animal products
HS Code: 02, 03, 04, 0504, 16
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Health and Welfare
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Food ingredient to be used in food
HS Code: 210610
 

CHEMICALS

Pharmaceuticals & Cosmetics

 
Notification Authority: Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA)
Date: 6 August 2020
Product Coverage: Pharmaceutical products
HS Code(s): 2941; 3003; 3004; 3005; 3006
               
Notification Authority: Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA)
Date: 6 August 2020
Product Coverage: pharmaceutical products
HS Code: 2941; 3003; 3004; 3005; 3006
 
Notification Authority: Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA)
Date: 6 August 2020
Product Coverage: Medicaments, Pharmaceutical
HS Code: 3004, 3005, 3006
 
Notification Authority: Prime Minister Decree No. 1636
Date: 5 August 2020
 
Notification Authority: Eurasian Economic Commission
Date: 31 July 2020
Product Coverage: Drugs
HS Code: 28, 29, 30
 

Chemicals

 
Notification Authority: Department of Chemical
Date: 6 August 2020
Products Coverage: Drugs
HS Code: 29
 
Notification Authority: Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA)
Date: 6 August 2020
Product Coverage: Nutritional formulas
HS Code(s): 38220090
 
Notification Authority: Kenya Bureau of Standards        
Date: 5 August 2020
Products Coverage: Nutritional formulas
HS Code: 38220090
 
Notification Authority: European Commission (Regulation (EU) 2020/1149)
Date: 4 August 2020
Product Coverage: diisocyanates
HS Code: 292910
 
Notification Authority: European Commission (Regulation (EU) 2020/1147)
Date: 4 August 2020
 
Notification Authority: Government of Russia
Date: 4 August 2020
Product Coverage: ozone-depleting substances
HS Code(s): 29
 
Notification Authority: European Commission
Date: 3 August 2020
Product Coverage: Perfluorocarboxylic acids containing 9 to 14 carbon atoms in the chain (C9-C14 PFCAs), their salts and related substances.
 
Notification Authority: European Commission
Date: 3 August 2020
Product Coverage: Biocidal products
HS Code: 3808
 
Notification Authority: Kenya Bureau of Standards
Date: 3 August 2020
Product Coverage: Cooling systems. Lubricating systems (ICS 43.060.30), Petroleum and Related Technologies
 
Notification Authority: Rwanda Standards Board (RSB)
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Cosmetics
HS Code: 3401
 

TEXTILES

 

Notification Authority: Kenya Bureau of Standards
Date: 3 August 2020
Product Coverage: Textile fabrics
 
Notification Authority: Kenya Bureau of Standards
Date: 3 August 2020
Product Coverage: Clothes
 
Notification Authority: Kenya Bureau of Standards
Date: 3 August 2020
Product Coverage: Textile fabrics
 

ENGINEERING & ELECTRONICS


Engineering

 
Notification Authority: National Telecommunications Agency – ANATEL
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Telephone equipment
HS Code: 851711
 
Notification Authority: Rwanda Standards Board (RSB)
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Rice thresher
HS Code: 8433
 
Notification Authority: Rwanda Standards Board (RSB)
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Rice thresher
HS Code: 8433
 
Notification Authority: Rwanda Standards Board (RSB)
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: air mechanical grain dryer
HS Code: 842112
 
Notification Authority: Rwanda Standards Board (RSB)
Date: 30 July 2020
 
Notification Authority: Rwanda Standards Board (RSB)
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Maize sheller
HS Code: 8433
 
Notification Authority: Rwanda Standards Board (RSB)
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Maize mill
HS Code: 8433
 
Notification Authority: Rwanda Standards Board (RSB)
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Maize sheller
HS Code: 8433
 
Notification Authority: Rwanda Standards Board (RSB)
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Rice thresher
HS Code: 8433
 
Notification Authority: Rwanda Standards Board (RSB)
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: air mechanical grain dryer
HS Code: 842112
 
Notification Authority: Rwanda Standards Board (RSB)
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Steel pipes and tubes for specific use
HS Code: 730411
 
Notification Authority: Rwanda Standards Board (RSB)
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Steel pipes and tubes for specific use
HS Code: 730411
 
Notification Authority: Rwanda Standards Board (RSB)
Date: 30 July 2020
Product Coverage: Granite tiles
HS Code: 680223
 
Notification Authority: Rwanda Standards Board (RSB)
Date: 30 July 2020
 

Electronics

 
Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA)
Date: 6 August 2020
Product Coverage: Medical devices
HS Code: 2936, 2937, 3001, 3002, 3003, 3004, 3006
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Environment
Date: 5 August 2020
Products Coverage: Electronic products 
 
Notification Authority: European Commission (Implementing Decision (EU) 2020/1146)
Date: 31 July 2020
 

Radio communication

 
Notification Authority: National Telecommunications Agency – ANATEL
Date: 3 August 2020
Product Coverage: Telecommunication products
HS Code: 85426011
 
Notification Authority: National Telecommunications Agency – ANATEL
Date: 3 August 2020
Product Coverage: Telecommunication products
HS Code: 85426011
 

Buses

 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications (MTT)
Date: 3 August 2020
Product Coverage: Bus
HS Code: 8702
 

Consumer Goods

 
Notification Authority: Russian Government
Date: 3 August 2020
Product Coverage: perfumery products
HS Code: 330300
 
Notification Authority: Eurasian Economic Commission
Date: 3 August 2020
Product Coverage: Toys
HS Code: 9503
 

Other

 
Notification Authority: Kenya Bureau of Standards Standard
Date: 5 August 2020
Products Coverage: Construction materials
HS Code: 6801
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Economy
Date: 4 August 2020
Product Coverage: Diaphragm-type positive displacement meters for natural gas or L.P.
HS Code: 902810
 

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