DGFT amends SCOMET items of Schedule 2 of ITC (HS) classification of Export and Import Items, 2018

Apr 25, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) on April 24, 2019, has amended Appendix 3 to Schedule 2 of ITC (HS) classification of Export and Import Items, 2018, as notified in DGFT Notification No. 17/2015-20 dated July 03, 2018.

The existing entries against SCOMET entry 1C004 and 1C016 in Category 1C has been substituted.

After SCOMET entry 1D and the entries relating thereto, the following new SCOMET entry 1E has been inserted as follows:

1E: Export of Chemicals is allowed to State Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) without an export authorization subject to the condition that the exporter shall notify within 30 days of export various Authorities in the prescribed format (Aayat Niryat Form) along with the End – Use Certificate (EUC) and submit to DGFT a copy of the bill of entry into the destination State Policy within 30 days of delivery.

S. No.

SCOMET Entry

Name of the Chemical

Entry in CWC Schedule 3

CAS Numbers

ITS (HS) Codes

1.

1E004

Chloropicrin: Trichloronitro-Methane

3A04

76-06-2

29049080

2.

1E016

Methyldiethanolamine

3B16

105-59-92

2922121

Export of Chemicals to States not Party to the CWC shall continue to be restricted and will be allowed only against and export authorization, and in that case also exporters shall submit to the DGFT a copy of the bill of entry into the destination country within 30 days of export. 

Effect of the Notification:

The existing export policy of Chemicals has been amended to allow export of the Chemicals to State Parties to the CWC without an export authorization, on post reporting basis.

[Notification No. 02/2015-2020]

Click here to download the Notification. 


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