Corrections/Amendments in Handbook of Procedures Volume I

Notification No: Public Notice - 46
Notification Date: 2013-01-31
Issuing Authority: DGFT-Public Notice
Subject: Corrections/Amendments in Handbook of Procedures Volume I

TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA EXTRAORDINARY
PART-1 SECTION-1
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF FOREIGN TRADE

PUBLIC NOTICE NO. 46 (RE2012)/2009-14 DATED: 31ST January, 2013

Subject: Corrections/Amendments in Handbook of Procedures Volume I.

1. In exercise of powers conferred under paragraph 2.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby makes the following corrections/amendments in the Handbook of Procedures Vol.1 (Appendices and Aayat Niryat Forms) 2009-2014:

2. ITC HS Codes of the certain items were re-notified vide DGFT Notification No.94 (RE-2008)/2004-2009 dated 02.03.2009. The corresponding entries in Appendix 37A and Appendix 37D were accordingly not modified. This is being done now in this Public Notice:

(a). In Appendix 37A (VKGUY), the ITC (HS) Codes are being revised at column 4 of table below [existing codes are at column 3]:

Table 2

Sr.No.

VKGUY Product Code

Existing ITC HS Code

Revised ITC HS Code

Description

Effective Date

50

50

14030010

 

14049090

Palm Fibre for Brushes

02.03.2009

Note: Shipping Bill containing the existing/revised ITC (HS) Codes would be eligible to claim benefit.

(b).       In Appendix 37D (FPS), the ITC (HS) Codes are being revised at column 4 of table below [existing codes are at column 3]:

Table 1

Sr.No.

FPS Product Code

Existing ITC HS Code

Revised ITC HS Code

Description

Effective Date

45

45

70120000

 

70200019

GLASS INNERS FOR VACUUM FLASKS OR FOR OTHER VACUUM VESSELS

02.03.2009

259

259

852340, 852351 & 852352

 

852341, 852349, 852351 & 852352

OPTICAL MEDIA PRODUCTS LIKE – CD, DVD AND SOLID NON-VOLATILE STORAGE DEVICES

01.01.2012

124

124

46021011

46021911

PALM LEAF BASKET ETC.

02.03.2009

125

125

46021019

46021919

PALM LEAF ITEMS OTHER THEN BASKETS

02.03.2009

           

126

126

46021090

 

46021990

OTHERS- BASKETWORK, WICKERWORK AND OTHER ARTICLES, MADE DIRECTLY TO SHAPE FROM PLAITING MATERIALS OR MADE UP FROM GOODS OF HEADING 4601; ARTICLES OF LOOFAH

02.03.2009

370

370

65059000

65050090

OTHER HEADGEAR, HATS, KNITTED/CROCHETED MADE UP FROM LACES ETC W/N LIND/TRMMD

02.03.2009

88

88

74181910

74181024

EPNS WARES

02.03.2009

89

89

74181930

74181039

OTHER TABLE, KITCHEN OR OTHER HOUSEHOLD ARTICLES

02.03.2009

93

93

76151940

76151030

OTHER TABLE & KITCHNWARE OF ALUMINIUM

02.03.2009

121

121

940150

94015100

SEATS OF CANE, OSIER, BAMBOO / SIMILAR MATERIALS- OF BAMBOO OR RATTAN

02.03.2009

94015900

SEATS OF CANE, OSIER, BAMBOO / SIMILAR MATERIALS- OTHER

02.03.2009

122

122

94038010

94038100

FURNITURE OF BAMBOO OR RATTAN

02.03.2009

123

123

94038090

94038900

OTHERS – FURNITURE OF OTHER MATERIALS, INCLUDING CANE, OSIER, BAMBOO OR SIMILAR MATERIALS

02.03.2009

76

76

9501

95030010

DOLLS OF WOOD

02.03.2009

77

77

9502

95030020

DOLLS OF METAL

78

78

9503

95030090

OTHER-WHEELED TOYS DESIGNED TO BE RIDDEN BY CHILDREN (E.G. TRICYCLES, SCOOTERS, PEDAL CARS); DOLLS CARRIAGES MADE OF MATERIAL OTHER THAN WOOD,METAL OR PLASTIC

402

402

96147020

96140000

COCONUT HOOKAH

02.03.2009

Note: Shipping Bill containing the existing/revised ITC (HS) Codes would be eligible to claim benefit.

(c)         In Appendix 37D (FPS), the description is being revised at column 5 of table below [existing description is at column 4]:

Table 1:

Sr.No.

FPS Product Code

ITC HS Code

Existing Description

Revised Description

Effective Date

245

245

63026010

 

 

 

 

TOILET LINEN AND KITCHEN LINEN, OF TERRY TOWELING OR SIMILAR TERRY FABRIC, OF COTTON

 

TOILET LINEN AND KITCHEN LINEN, OF TERRY TOWELING OR SIMILAR TERRY FABRIC, OF COTTON - HANDLOOM

 

24.09.2008

63026090

TOILET LINEN AND KITCHEN LINEN, OF TERRY TOWELING OR SIMILAR TERRY FABRIC, OF COTTON- OTHER


  1. In Appendix 37D (FPS), the description /ITC HS Code of certain Sl. Nos. under Table 1 is revised as under:

Table 1:

Sr.No.

FPS Product Code

ITC HS Code

Existing Description

Revised Description/ITC HS Code

Effective Date

522

522

70181090

OTHERS – GLSS BEADS, IMTN PERLS, IMTN PERLS, IMTN PRCS STONES / SEMI PRCS STONES & SMLR GLSS SMALLWARES

OTHERS – IMTN PERLS, IMTN PERLS, IMTN PRCS STONES / SEMI PRCS STONES & SMLR GLSS SMALLWARES

05.06.2012

 

567

567

63049200

OTHER : FURNISHING ARTICLES OF COTTON NOT KNITTED OR CROCHETED

63049290

05.06.2012

646

646

62142010

SHAWLS OF WOOL OR FINE ANIMAL HAIR-HANDPRINTED

SHAWLS OF WOOL OR FINE ANIMAL HAIR

05.06.2012

 

617

617

Stands deleted since already covered under sr no 26 of Table 1 of Appendix 37 D

618

618

Stands deleted since already covered under sr no  567 of Table 1 of Appendix 37 D

625

625

Stands deleted since already covered under sr no 26 of Table 1 of Appendix 37 D


  1. Value cap imposed on grant of VKGUY scrip on export of ‘Dried fish products’ under ITC HS Code 0305 vide Public Notice No. 63/2009-14 dated 13.05.2010 is withdrawn with immediate effect.
  2. Para 2.63 (d) of HBP v1 is amended as under:

 Para No.HBP

Existing Provision

Revised Provision

Para 2.63 (d)

Registering Authorities issuing RCMC

 

Exporters of minor forest produce and their value added products shall obtain RCMC from SHEFEXIL, EPC. Software exporters shall register themselves with Electronic and Software EPC.

 

Exporters of minor forest produce and their value added products shall obtain RCMC from SHEFEXIL, EPC. Electronics and Computer Software/ IT Enabled Services (ITeS) exporters shall register themselves with Electronic and Computer Software EPC.


  1. ITC HS Codes and description of certain items which were notified vide Public Notice No.42 dated 31.12.2012 are being corrected in the relevant place in Appendix 37A(VKGUY) and Appendix 37 D(FPS) as below:   

Sr.No./TABLE

FPS/VKGUY

Existing ITC HS Code

Revised ITC HS Code

Existing Description

Revised Description

797/Table 2

VKGUY

2105

2105

Food Preparations, not elsewhere specified or included

Ice cream and other edible ice, whether or not containing cocoa  

678/Table 1

FPS

58013410

58013711

Velvet

Velvet

192/Table 1

FPS

590310

590310

PVC leather cloth with Polyvinyl chloride: Imitation leather fabrics of cotton

Textile Fabrics impregnated, coated, covered/ laminated with PVC                                                                           excluding those of HDG No 5902

645/Table 1

FPS

62141020

62141020

Shawls (exceeding 60 cm) and the like-handprinted

 

Shawls, Scarves, Mufflers, Mantillas, Veils and the like of silk or silk waste (exceeding 60 cm)

 

186/Table 2

MLFPS

29152100

29153100

Ethyl Acetate

Ethyl Acetate

450/Table 1

FPS

391000

391000

Silicons in primary forms: silicon resins

Silicons in primary forms


7. The serial number of the product ‘Compressors used in Refrigerating Equipment ‘ ITC HS code 84143000 under Table 1 of Appendix 37D (Focus Product Scheme) entitled for bonus benefit @ 2% for export made with effect from 01.01.2013 as mentioned in para 4 of Public Notice 42 dated 31.12.2012 is corrected from 76 to 105.

8. Note 1 is inserted against Sl. No. 798 of Table 2 of VKGUY:-The products eligible under ITC(HS) Code 1208 are only Food grade containing more than 51% Protein.

9. Effect of this Public Notice: While consolidating different items under Appendices certain errors have been noticed in terms of Sr. No., Product Description etc. These errors are being rectified. Secondly, due to harmonization of ITC (HS) Codes, new Codes with description have been mentioned which would be eligible for incentives under Appendix 37A & 37D.

Sd/-
(Anup K. Pujari)
Director General of Foreign Trade
e-mail: dgft@nic.in

[Issued from F.No.01/61/180/0050/AM13/PC3]

 

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