Inclusion of Paragraph 2.79 D in the Handbook of Procedures of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-20 to notify the procedure for export of SCOMET items for display/exhibition/tenders/RFP/RFQ/NIT purposes.

Notification No: Public Notice No. 34 /2015-20
Notification Date: 2018-09-04
Issuing Authority: DGFT-Public Notice
Subject: Inclusion of Paragraph 2.79 D in the Handbook of Procedures of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-20 to notify the procedure for export of SCOMET items for display/exhibition/tenders/RFP/RFQ/NIT purposes.

(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

Udyog Bhawan

 

Public Notice No. 34 /2015-20

New Delhi, Dated the 4 September, 2018

 

Subject:- Inclusion of Paragraph 2.79 D in the Handbook of Procedures of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-20 to notify the procedure for export of SCOMET items for display/exhibition/tenders/RFP/RFQ/NIT purposes.

 

In exercise of the powers conferred under Paragraph 1.03 of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-20, the Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) hereby makes amendment to the Handbook of Procedures (HBP) of FTP 2015-20 for inclusion of Paragraph 2.79 D, with immediate effect.

  1. The para 2.79 D relating to export of SCOMET items for display/exhibition/tenders/ RFP/RFQ/NIT will read as under:

“Para 2.79 D Issue of export authorizations for display/exhibition/tenders/RFP/RFQ/NIT of SCOMET items

Authorizations for export of items in SCOMET List (other than those under Category 0, 1, 2 and 6 or 'Technology' or 'Software' in any category) solely for purposes of (a) Display (b) Exhibition (c) Tenders/RFP/RFQ/NIT shall be considered by Chairman IMWG, on the following conditions:

  1. Such cases would be considered purely on temporary export basis for a specified time period;
  2. No end user certificate would be insisted upon in such cases;

(c) There shall not be any commercial transaction in The Form Of selling/buying/renting/leasing;



(d) The number of item(s) should be commensurate with the nature of export items and the purpose for which the application is being made;

(e) There shall not be any exchange/disclosure of information which could lead to transfer of technology;

(f) No export authorisation would be granted for UNSC sanctioned destinations or countries/entities of high risk, as assessed by the IMWG, from time to time;

(g) The application is accompanied with the following additional documents (depending on whichever is applicable):

 

  1. Proof of event (Exhibition/Display/ Tenders/RFP/RFQ/NIT)

Invitation letter / Advertisement/Notice for RFP/RFQ/NIT or any other document to authenticate (i) the event or purpose of participation (ii) schedule (in case dates not decided, probable time period) (iii) specific location of event (venue, city, country etc.);

 

(ü) Proof of participation :

the event (exhibition/

Documents confirming participation of applicant in display/tender/RFP/RFQ/NIT);

 

(iii) An undertaking from the applicant firm:

An Undertaking on the letter head of the firm duly signed and stamped by the authorized signatory stating:

  1. that the exported items will be in the custody of the exporter during the

entire period of export;

 

  1. that the exported items shall be brought back to India within 90 days after the event gets over or within the extended time, as allowed by DGFT;

 

  1. that the Bill of Entry confirming the return back of the exported items to India shall be submitted to DGFT;

 

(h) Applications for grant of authorizations shall be approved by Chairman, IMWG after verifying the credentials of the event/organizer;

 

(i) All such authorizations shall be brought before IMWG in its subsequent meeting for confirmation of approval, on ex-post facto basis.”

Note:

  • RFP refers to Request for Proposal
  • RFQ refers to Request for Quotation
  • NIT refers to Notice inviting Tender

 

  1. Effect of this Public Notice:

Paragraph 2.79 D has been included in the Handbook of Procedures of FTP 2015- 20 to lay down the procedure for export of SCOMET items for display/exhibition/tenders/RFP/ RFQ/NIT purposes.

 

(Alok Vardhan Chaturvedi)

Director General of Foreign Trade

Ex-officio Additional Secretary, Government of India

E-mail: dgft@nic.in



(Issued from F.No.01/91/180/18/AM-17/EC)