DGFT amends the Import policy of desiccated coconuts

Jan 09, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

Finance & Taxation Compliance

The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) on January 08, 2020, amends import policy of desiccated coconut under HS code 08011100 of Chapter 8 of ITC (HS), 2017, Schedule – I (Import Policy) and incorporates policy condition.

Therefore, import of desiccated coconut with CIF value of Rs. 150/- and above per kilogram is ‘Free’ and import below CIF value of Rs. 150/- per kilogram is ‘Prohibited’.

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However, import is free if CIF value is Rs. 150/- and above per kilogram

[Notification No. 40/2015-2020]


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