DGFT amends Chapter 3 of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020

Jul 30, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) vide notification dated July 26, 2018 has amended Para 2.47 and para 3.05 of Chapter-3 of FTP 2015-2020 with immediate effect. As following 

Para No

Current Para

Amended Para

2.47

2.47 Export through Courier Service/Post

Exports through a registered courier service is permitted as per Notification issued by DoR. However, exportability of such items shall be regulated in accordance with FTP/ ITC (HS), 2017.

2.47 Export through Courier Service/Post

Exports through a registered courier service is permitted as per Notification issued by DoR. However, exportability of such items shall be regulated in accordance with FTP/ ITC (HS), 2017. The value limit for such exports through courier service and Post shall be Rs 5,00,000 per consignment.

3.05

3.05 Export of goods through courier or foreign post offices using e-Commerce

i. Exports of goods through courier or foreign post office using ecommerce, as notified in Appendix 3C, of FOB value upto Rs. 25000 per consignment shall be entitled for rewards under MEIS.

ii. If the value of exports using ecommerce platform is more than Rs 25,000 per consignment then MEIS reward would be limited to FOB value of Rs.25000 only.

iii. Such goods can be exported in manual mode through Foreign Post Offices at New Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai.

iv. Export of such goods under Courier Regulations shall be allowed manually on pilot basis through Airports at Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai as per appropriate amendments in regulations to be made by Department of Revenue. Department of Revenue shall fast track the implementation of EDI mode at courier terminals.

3.05 Entitlement under MEIS for Export of goods through courier or foreign post offices

 Exports of goods through courier or foreign post office, as notified in Appendix 3C, of FOB value up to Rs 5,00,000 per consignment shall be entitled for rewards under MEIS. If the value of exports, is more than Rs 5,00,000 per consignment then MEIS reward would be calculated on the basis of FOB Value of Rs 5,00,000 only.

 

Effect of this Notification: The value limit for exports through Courier service/ Post has been placed at Rs 5,00,000 and the eligibility criteria for entitlement under MEIS for courier/ post exports have been increased to Rs 5,00,000 per consignment from the earlier Rs 25,000 per consignment. The limitation on the port of exports for courier exports for the purpose of incentivisation under MEIS has been done away.

[No.22/2015-2020]

 

URL: http://egazette.nic.in/WriteReadData/2018/187703.pdf


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