Amendment of import policy condition of Petcoke.

Notification No: Notification No. 25 /2015-2020
Notification Date: 2018-09-17
Issuing Authority: DGFT-Notification
Subject: Amendment of import policy condition of Petcoke.

To be Published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary Part-II, Section - 3, Sub-Section (ii)

Government of India

Ministry of Commerce & Industry

Department of Commerce

Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi

 

Notification No. 25 /2015-2020

Dated the 17 August, 2018

 

Subject: - Amendment of import policy condition of Petcoke.

 

S.O. (E): In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of FT (D&R) Act, 1992, read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, as amended from time to time, the Central Government hereby, inserts chapter policy condition No.6 in Chapter 27 of ITC (HS) 2017, Schedule 1 (Import Policy):

 

Exim Code Item Description Policy Existing Policy Condition Policy Revised Policy Condition
2713 PETROLEUM COKE, PETROLEUM BITUMEN AND OTHER RESIDUES OF PETROLEUM OILS OR OF OILS OBTAINED FROM BITUMINOUS MINERALS        
  Petroleum coke:     Prohibited

As per Policy condition No.6 of the chapter.

27131100  Not calcined Free - Prohibited As per Policy condition No.6 below
 27131200 Calcined Free - Prohibited As per Policy condition No.6 below
 27132000  Petroleum bitumen Free - Prohibited As per Policy condition No.6 below
 27139000  Other residues of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals. Free - Prohibited As per Policy condition No.6 below

 

 

Policy Conditions of this Chapter:

Import of pet coke for fuel purpose is prohibited. However, import of Pet coke is "free" for cement, lime kiln, calcium carbide and gasification industries for use as feed stock or in the manufacturing process only on Actual User basis. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, in consultation with Customs and Directorate General of Foreign Trade, will bring out detailed guidelines on regulating and monitoring the imported Petcoke.

 

2. Effect of this Notification: Import of Pet Coke is allowed for only cement, lime kiln, calcium carbide and gasification industries, when used as feed stock or in the manufacturing process on Actual User Condition.

 

(ALOK VARDHAN CHATURVEDI)

Director General of Foreign Trade &

Ex-Officio Additional secretary to Government of India

Email: dgft@nic.in

 

[Issued from F. No. 01/93/180/03/AM-10/PC-2[A]/Part-1/e-5719]