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Weekly Trade Alert: 31 October – 7 November

Weekly Trade Alert: 31 October – 7 November

Trade Alerts

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

8 Nov 2019, 11:55 — 10 min read

Here is a comprehensive update of developments from India’s foreign trade during 31 October – 7 November .

India

Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification: Time period for import of pulses increased for the fiscal year 2019-20

Notification number: Trade Notice No. 38/2019-20

Date: 5 Nov 19

 

Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification: Export policy conditions: Export of Rice (Basmati and Non-Basmati) to European Union Countries will require ’’Certificate of Inspection’’ from EIC/EIA with immediate effect

Notification number: Notification No. 29/2015-2020

Date: 4 Nov 19

   

Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification: Clarification on Notification No.17 dated 05.09.2019 (Steel Import Monitoring System)

Notification number: Circular No. 29/2015-2020

Date: 4 Nov 19

Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification: Para 7.03(b) of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 regarding condition for refund of deemed export drawback amended

Notification number: Notification No. 28/2015-2020

Date: 31 Oct 19

 

Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification: Revised territorial jurisdiction of Regional Authorities of DGFT is notified in Appendix 1A of Appendices and Aayat Niryat Forms in accordance with O & M Instruction No. 7/2019 dated 05/09/2019 and O & M Instruction No. 8/2019 dated 24/09/2019

Notification number: Public Notice No. 41/2015-2020

Date: 1 Nov 19

 

Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification: Para 7.02 & 7.06 of Hand book procedure 2015-20 amended. Drawback of Duty paid on inputs is also allowed on All Industry Rate

Notification number: Public Notice No. 40/2015-2020

Date: 31 Oct 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Generation and quoting of Document Identification Number (DIN) on any communication issued by the officers of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) to tax payers and other concerned persons- reg.

Notification number: Customs: Circular 37/2019; GST: Circular 122/41/2019-GST

Date: 5 Nov 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Appointment of Common Adjudicating Authority for the purpose of adjudication of SCNs issued to M/s Fujirebio India Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi

Notification number: Notification No. 80/2019-Cus (NT)

Date: 1 Nov 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

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

Notification number: Notification No. 79/2019-Cus (NT)

Date: 31 Oct 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Extension in date of Sea Cargo Manifest Regulations

Notification number: Notification No. 78/2019-Cus (NT) 

Date: 31 Oct 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Import, trading & re-export of rough diamonds by notified entities in Gujarat Hira Bourse, Ichhapore Surat.

Notification number: Circular No.36/2019 

Date: 31 Oct 19

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019-reg

Notification number: Circular No. 1073/06/2019-CX

Date: 29 Oct 19 

 

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Seeks to amend notification no. 2/2017- Central Tax in order to notify jurisdiction of Jammu Commissionerate over UT of J&K and UT of Ladakh

Notification number: Central Tax Notification No- 51/2019

Date: 31 Oct 2019

 

Authority: Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare

Notification: Plant Quarantine (Regulation of Import into India) (Tenth Amendment) Order, 2019 published. Schedule VIII List of Quarantine Weed Seed amended

Notification number: Notification S.O. 3845 

Date: 31 Oct 19

 

Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

Notification: Direction under Section 16 (5) of Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 regarding Implementation of Food Safety and Standards (Alcoholic Beverages Standards) Regulations, 2018 published

Notification number: NIL

Date: 30 Oct 19

 

Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

Notification: Direction under section 16 (5) of Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 regarding operationalization of Food Safety and Standards (Food products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations, 2019 published

Notification number: NIL

Date: 29 Oct 19

 

Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

Notification: Direction under section 16 (5) of Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 dated 18th October 2019 regarding Standards of Formulated Supplements for Children and issues of their license 

Notification number: NIL

Date: 25 Oct 19

 

Authority: Ministry of Steel

Notification: Steel Scrap Recycling Policy published

Notification number: NIL

Date: 6 Nov 19

ASEAN

Country: Indonesia

Authority: Minister of Finance

Notification: Imposition of Import Duty on Security Measures Against Import of Aluminum Foil Products

Notification number: Regulation No. 153 / PMK.010 / 2019

Date: 14 Oct 19

 

Country: Indonesia

Authority: Minister of Finance

Notification: Second Amendment to Regulation of the Minister of Finance Number 146 / PMK.010 / 2017 concerning Tobacco Excise Tariffs

Notification number: Regulation No. 152 / PMK.010 / 2019

Date: 18 Oct 19

 

Country: Laos

Authority: NIL

Notification: Regulatory Guidelines for Export-Import of Goods, Customs through Local and Customary Border Check points

Notification number: NIL

Date: 28 Oct 19

 

Country: Malaysia

Authority: Government Gazette

Notification: Amendments to Ports (Privatization) Act 1990 

Notification number: P.U. (A) 305/2019

Date: 31 Oct 19

 

Country: Myanmar

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

Notification: Pharmacy Approval Notification Announcement

Notification number: NIL

Date: 29 Oct 19

 

Country: Singapore

Authority: Singapore Food Agency

Notification: Veterinary conditions for importation of pasteurised shell eggs published

Notification number: NIL

Date: 1 Nov 19

 

Country: Thailand 

Authority: Food and Drug Administration

Notification: Governing operations regarding food serial numbers B.E. 2562

Notification number: NIL

Date: 4 Nov 19

Australia, Hong Kong & Japan

Country: Australia

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Commercial packaging conditions for non-viable and wild rice via mail and passenger pathways

Notification number: NIL

Date: 7 Nov 19

 

Country: Australia

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: An emergency measure for import conditions of tomato mottle mosaic virus issued

Notification number: NIL

Date: 5 Nov 19

 

Country: Australia

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Offshore Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Treatment Providers Scheme: treatment provider suspension: Kinetik Cevresagligi Amb. Tar. Muh. Dan. San. Tic. Ltd. Sti. (AEI: TR4001SB)

Notification number: Import Industry Advice Notice No. 177-2019

Date: 4 Nov 19

 

Country: Australia

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: 2019-20: Onshore intervention for non-compliant offshore Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) treated consignments

Notification number: Import Industry Advice Notice No. 174-2019

Date: 31 Oct 19

 

Country: Australia

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Timeframes for revised import conditions for Brassica rapa, Raphanus sativus and Eruca vesicaria seed for sowing

Notification number: Import Industry Advice Notice No. 173-2019

Date: 31 Oct 19

 

Country: Australia

Authority: Department of Agriculture

Notification: Medium risk plants for use as nursery stock

Notification number: NIL

Date: 2 Nov 19

 

Country: Australia

Authority: Department of Agriculture 

Notification: NIL

Notification number: Changes to the standard import conditions foranimal fluids and tissues (excluding reproductive material)

Date: 1 Nov 19

 

Country: Hong Kong

Authority: NIL

Notification: Food Adulteration (Metallic Contamination) Regulations published

Notification number: Cap. 132V

Date: 4 Oct 19

 

Country: Hong Kong

Authority: Centre for Food Safety

Notification: List of Small Volume Exemption Products

Notification number: 

Date: 1 Nov 19

 

Country: Japan

Authority: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

Notification: Amending MRLs of numerous active ingredients

Notification number: Food Safety Update 1031 No 1

Date: NIL

 

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