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Weekly Trade Alert: 14 - 21 May

Weekly Trade Alert: 14 - 21 May

Trade Alerts

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

22 May 2020, 15:01 — 28 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: 14 May - 21 May, 2020 are given under. Please click on a notification for the details.

COVID-19 Updates

1. India - Updated approved testing kits of Covid-19 as on 19.05.2020 published
Notification Authority: Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation(CDSCO)
Date: 20 May 2020
Product Coverage: COVID-19 testing kits

Notification Authority: Government of Andhra Pradesh
Date: 20 May 2020
 
Notification Authority: Government of Andhra Pradesh
Date: 19 May 2020
 
Notification Authority: Foreign Exchange Dealers’ Association of India
Date: 18 May 2020
 
Date: 18 May 2020
 
Notification Authority: Government of West Bengal
Date: 18 May 2020
 
Notification Authority: Government of Rajasthan
Date: 18 May 2020
 
Notification Authority: Government of Uttar Pradesh
Date: 18 May 2020
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Finance
Date: 17 May 2020
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Finance
Date: 16 May 2020
 
Notification Authority: Government of Tamil Nadu
Date: 17 May 2020
 
Notification Authority: Department of customs
Date: 18 May 2020

Notification Authority: European Commission
Date: 18 May 2020
Product Coverage: Medical devices
HS Code: 841920, 901050, 901110, 901180, 901811, 901812, 901813, 901814, 901819, 902221, 902229, 902230, 902290, 902511, 902519, 902780, 903020, 940290
 
Notification Authority: European Commission
Date: 18 May 2020
Product Coverage: Personal protective equipment
HS Code: 340111, 340130, 340220, 382499, 392690, 630790, 900490, 902000
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Commerce
Date: 15 May 2020
 
Notification Authority: Government of Delhi
Date: 15 May 2020
 
Notification Authority: Government of Tamil Nadu
Date: 15 May 2020
 
Notification Authority: Government of Andhra Pradesh
Date: 15 May 2020
 
Notification Authority: Government of Tamil Nadu
Date: 15 May 2020

EXPORT POLICY/BENEFITS & TAXES

Notification Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade (Notification no 6/2015-20)
Date: 16 May 2020
Product Coverage: Mask
HS Code: 392690, 621790, 630790, 901890, 9020
 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Notification 43/2020- Central Tax)
Date: 16 May 2020
 
Notifying Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) (Trade notice 11/2020-21)
Date: 14 May 2020
 
Notifying Authority: Department of Revenue
Date: 14 May 2020
 
Notifying Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade
Date: 13 May 2020
Note: Updated Export and Import policy at tariff line is available on the Indian Trade Portal – www.indiantradeportal.in

 

ANTI-DUMPING/SAFEGUARD DUTIES & TARIFF VALUE

Anti-dumping/Safeguard Duties & Tariff Value

Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 21 May 2020
Product Coverage: Carbon Black used in rubber applications
HS Code: 28030010
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 20 May 2020
Product Coverage:
HS Code: 55101110, 55101210, 55101190, 55101290, 55109010, 55109090
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 20 May 2020
Product Coverage: Black Toner in powder form
HS Code: 37079010, 37079090
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 20 May 2020
Product Coverage: Single Mode Optical Fibre
HS Code: 900110
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies (Notification No. 08/2020-Customs (ADD))
Date: 20 May 2020
Product Coverage: Sodium citrate
HS Code: 29185020
 
Date: 18 May 2020
Product Coverage: Kitchen and tableware made of corrosion-resistant steel
HS Code: 7323
 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Notification No. 42/2020-CUSTOMS (N.T.))
Date: 15 May 2020
Product Coverage: Acetone
HS Code: 29141100

AGRICULTURE

Plants & Plant Products
 
Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture, Water and Environments
Date: 20 May 2020
Product Coverage: Plants & Plant Products
HS Code: 06, 07, 08, 08, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15

33. Brazil - Monographs for following pesticides amended
Notification Authority: National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA)
Date: 19 May 2020
 
Notification Authority: Environment Protection Agency
Date: 18 May 2020
Product Coverage: Agricultural Products, Food Product, Pesticides
HS Code: 06, 07, 08, 08, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 3808
 
Notification Authority: Secretariat of Animal and Plant Health and Inspection (SDA)
Date: 18 May 2020
Product Coverage: Citrus fruits (Citrus spp.)
HS Code: 0805
 
Notification Authority: Secretariat of Animal and Plant Health and Inspection (SDA)
Date: 18 May 2020
Product Coverage: Maize seeds and grains (zea mays)
HS Code: 100510
 
Notification Authority: Secretariat of Animal and Plant Health and Inspection (SDA)
Date: 18 May 2020
Product Coverage: Plant products
HS Code: 06
 
Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture (Statutory Instruments 2020 No. 152)
Date: 15 May 2020
Product Coverage: Plants & Plant products
HS Code: 06, 07, 08, 08, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 1701, 1801, 1802, 1803
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Finance
Date: 15 May 2020
 
Notification Authority: European Commission
Date: 15 May 2020
HS Code: 24
 
Notification Authority: Ministry for Primary Industries
Product Coverage: All vehicles, machinery and parts
HS Code: 401192, 8432, 8701
Date: 20 May 2020

Animals & Animal Originated Products 
 
Notification Authority: Singapore Food Agency
Date: 19 May 2020
Product Coverage: salmon fillets and/or ready-to-eat fish slices
HS Code: 0304, 0303
 
Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture, Water and Environments
Date: 19 May 2020
Product Coverage: Uncooked, peeled prawns
HS Code: 030613
 
Notification Authority: Secretariat of Animal and Plant Health and Inspection (SDA)
Date: 18 May 2020
Product Coverage: Animal Products (Dairy Products, Animal Casings, Gelatine extracted from animal skin, Meal from ruminants, Beef)
HS Code: 0511, 04
 
Notification Authority: Secretariat of Animal and Plant Health and Inspection (SDA)
Date: 18 May 2020
Product Coverage: Fish and Fish products
HS Code: 03
 
Notification Authority:Food and Drug Administration
Date: 14 May 2020
Product Coverage: Fish oils
HS Code: 150420
 
Notification Authority:Food and Drug Administration
Date: 14 May 2020
Product Coverage: Edible fats and Oils
HS Code: 15
If the above measures are expected to affect your export to Thailand then please 
click here and submit your representation.
 
Notification Authority:Singapore Food Agency
Date: 14 May 2020
Product Coverage: Poultry meat and meat products
HS Code: 0207,0210,1601,1602
If the above measure is expected to affect your export to Singapore then please click here and submit your representation.
 
Food Products

Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
Product Coverage: Food items
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
Date: 20 May 2020
 
Notification Authority: Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
Date: 20 May 2020
Product Coverage: Therapeutic Goods
HS Code: 210690
 
Notification Authority: Food and Drug Administration
Product Coverage: Food Products
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
 
Edible Oils, Brass Scrap, Poppy Seeds, Areca Nut, Gold and Silver

Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Notification No. 45/2020-CUSTOMS (N.T.))
Date: 19 May 2020
Product Coverage: Edible Oils, Brass Scrap, Poppy Seeds, Areca Nut, Gold and Silver
HS Code: 15111000, 15119010, 15119090, 15111000, 15119020, 15119090, 15071000, 74040022, 12079100, 71, 98
 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (Notification No. 42/2020-CUSTOMS (N.T.))
Date: 15 May 2020
Product Coverage: Edible Oils, Brass Scrap, Poppy Seeds, Areca Nut, Gold and Silver
HS Code: 15111000, 15119010, 15119090, 15111000, 15119020, 15119090, 15071000, 74040022, 12079100, 71, 98
 

CHEMICALS

Pharmaceutical

Notification Authority: Ministry of Food and Drug Safety
Date: 19 May 2020
Product Coverage: Biological Products
HS Code: 300190, 300490

Notification Authority: Ministry of Health
Date: 18 May 2020
Product Coverage: Drugs
HS Code: 28, 29, 30
 
Notification Authority: Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation
Product Coverage: 30, 33, 3401, 9018, 9019
Date: 14 May 2020 
 
Pesticides

Notification Authority: European Commission
Date: 14 May 2020
 
Notification Authority: European Commission
Date: 14 May 2020
Product Coverage: Hazardous Chemicals
HS Code: 3824

ELECTRONICS

Radio Communication Equipment

Notification Authority: Ministry of Communication and Informatics
Date: 20 May 2020
Product Coverage: IT Products
Indonesia HS Code: 8443313110   8443313910   8443324110   8443324920  85171100   85171200   85171800   85176221, 8443311110, 8443311910, 8443319110, 84705000
 
Product Coverage: Flexible Use Broadband Equipment
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Technology
Date: 16 May 2020
Product Coverage: Radio transmitters, receivers-transmitters with a frequency band of between 9 kHz and 400 GHz and with an output capacity of 60 mW or more, Short-range radio transmitter and receiver, Information technology equipment, Radio and television equipment, Radio communication equipment, Lithium battery for handset
Vietnam HS Codes: 85171100, 85171200, 85176100, 85176259, 85255000, 85261010, 85261090, 85176269, 85176251, 85258040, 88022090, 85269200, 85181011, 85181019, 85181090, 85182110, 85182190, 85182210, 85182290, 85182920, 85182990, 85183010, 85183020, 85183051, 85183059, 85183090 
 
Transformers

Notification Authority: Bureau of Indian Standard
Date: 17 May 2020
Product Coverage: Transformer
HS Code: 8504
 
Medical Device

Notification Authority: European Commission
Date: 19 May 2020
Product Coverage: Medical Devices
HS Code: 901811, 901812, 901813, 901814, 901819, 901820, 901831, 901832, 901839, 901841, 901849, 901850, 901890, 901910, 901920, 902000
 
Measuring Instruments

Notification Authority: National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology
Date: 14 May 2020
Product Coverage: Legal Metrology instruments
HS Code: 9026

MACHINERY & AUTOMOBILE

Automobile

Notification Authority: Ministry of Trade
Product Coverage: Specialised car for medical sector
HS Code: 870332
Date: 20 May 2020
 
Notification Authority: Environmental Protection Agency
Date: 14 May 2020
 
Notification Authority: Environmental Protection Agency
Date: 14 May 2020
Product Coverage: Vehicle tailpipe emission testing procedures; Spark-ignition reciprocating or rotary internal combustion piston engines 2) Compression-ignition internal combustion piston engines (diesel or semi-diesel engines) 3) Motor vehicles for the transport of ten or more persons, including the driver 4) Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading 87.02), including station wagons and racing cars 5) Motor vehicles for the transport of goods 6) Special purpose motor vehicles, other than those principally designed for the transport of persons or goods (for example, breakdown lorries (wreckers), crane lorries (mobile cranes), fire fighting vehicles, concrete mixer lorries (concrete-mixers), road sweeper lorries (road sweepers), spraying lorries (spraying vehicles), mobile workshops, mobile radiological units) 7) Quality (ICS 03.120), Air quality, Test conditions and procedures in general (ICS 19.020), Road vehicle systems (ICS 43.040), Internal combustion engines for road vehicles
HS Code: 8407, 8408, 8702, 8703, 8704, 8705

Notification Authority: National Radio Research Agency
Date: 14 May 2020
Product Coverage: Telecommunication Terminal Equipment
HS Code: 8517
If the above measure is expected to affect your export to South Korea then please 
click here and submit your representation
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Industry, Commerce & Tourism
Date: 14 May 2020
Product Coverage: Electric Vehicle
HS Code: 8703
 
Steel

Notification Authority: Eurasian Economic Commission
Date: 18 May 2020
Product Coverage: kitchen and tableware made of corrosion-resistant steel
HS Code: 7323
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Steel
Product Coverage: Steel and Steel products
HS Code: 72 & 73
Date: 14 May 2020
 
Defence Product

Notification Authority: Ministry of Defense
Date: 20 May 2020
 

OTHERS

Kitchenware & Furniture

Notification Authority: Department of Customs (Circular No. 576 of 2020)
Product Coverage: household items and furniture
Date: 20 May 2020
 
Toys

Notification Authority: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Product Coverage: Toys
HS Code: 9503
 
Sea Containers

Notification Authority: Ministry for Primary Industries
Date: 15 May 2020
Product Coverage: All sea containers
HS Code: 8609
If the above measure is expected to affect your export to New Zealand then please Click here and submit your representation
 
Hazardous Product

Product Coverage: Plastic shopping bags, vehicle tyres, electrical and electronic equipment, packaging materials, beverage containers and rechargeable batteries;
HS Code: 392690, 4011, 4819, 7010
Notification Authority: Ministry of Environment
 
Other

Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs Circular 25/2020
Date: 18 May 2020
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR)
Date: 13 May 2020
Product Coverage: Polybutadiene Rubber, Phthalic Anhydride, Natural Mica
HS Code: 400220, 29173500, 711610
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying
Date: 14 May 2020
Product Coverage: Milk & Milk Products
HS code: 0401, 0402, 0403, 0405, 0406

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