TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA EXTRAORDINARY

PART-II, SECTION-3, SUB SECTION (ii)

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

NOTIFICATION NO. 22 (RE-2012)/2009-2014

NEW DELHI: Dated: 11 October, 2012

                                                 

Subject: - Amendment in ITC (HS) 2012 Schedule 1 – Import Policy with Customs Tariff Schedule-2012.

 

S.O. (E) In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5, read along with Section 3(2) of the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992, read with paragraph 2.1 of Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-14, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendments in the Schedule 1 – Import Policy of the ITC (HS), 2012 in line with Customs Tariff schedule-2012.

2. The following tariff lines at 8 digit in Chapter 44, 50, 51, 52, 57, 58, 62 & 63, which were omitted, are included as new entries to the ITC (HS) 2012 published vide Notification No. 111 dated 18.4.2012. These are to be added to the respective Sub-headings (at 6 digit) :

 

Sl. No.

HS Code

Description

Policy

Policy Condition

1.

4410 90 40

of Coir

free

2.

4411 94 22

of Coir

free

3

5007 90 10

of Handloom woven

free

4

5112 90 50

of Handloom

free

5

5208 31 21

of Handloom

free

6.

5208 41 21

of Handloom

free

7.

5208 49 21

of Handloom

free

8.

5208 59 20

of Handloom

free

9.

5209 51 11

of Handloom                                

free

10.

5702 42 30

Carpets, rugs and mats of Handloom

free

11.

5705 00 24

Cotton Durries of Handloom (including Chindi Durries, Cotton, Chenille Durries, Rag Rug Durries, Printed Durries, Druggets)

free

12.

5705 00 42

Mats and mattings including Bath Mats, where cotton predominates by weight, of Handloom, Cotton Rugs of Handloom

free

13.

5802 19 50

of Handloom

free

14.

6214 10 30

of Handloom

free

15.

6216 00 20

of Handloom

free

16.

6302 21 10

Handloom

free

17.

6302 51 10

Handloom

free

18.

6302 60 10

Handloom

free

19.

6302 91 10

Handloom

free

20.

6304 19 40

Bedsheets and Bed Covers of cotton, Handloom

free

21.

6304 92 11

Counterpanes - of Handloom

free

22.

6304 92 21

Napkins - of Handloom

free

23.

6304 92 31

Pillow cases and pillow slips - of Handloom

free

24.

6304 92 41

Table cloth and Table Covers - of Handloom

free

25.

6304 92 81

Cushion covers - of Handloom

free

26.

6304 92 91

Other furnishing articles - of Handloom

free

27.

6304 99 91

of silk, Handloom

free

28.

6304 99 92

of wool, Handloom

free

29.

6307 10 30

of Cotton, Handloom

free

3. The following tariff lines were notified in the ITC(HS) vide Notification No 51/2009-14 dated 8 July, 2010 but were omitted in the latest publication of ITC (HS) 2012 vide Notification No. 111 dated 18.4.2012. These tariff lines (at 8 digit) are being included now in chapter 53, 56, 57 & 94 to the respective Sub-headings (at 6 digits):

 

Sl. No.

HS Code

Description

Policy

Policy Condition

1.

5308 10 20

Spooled hanks

free

2.

5311 00 15

of coir including log form and geotextiles</x></x>

free

3.

5602 90 10

of Rubberized Coir, needled felt

free

4.

5701 90 20

of Coir including geotextile

free

5.

5703 90 20

Carpets and floor coverings of coir

free

6.

9404 29 20

of rubberized coir with or without combination or other materials whether or not with metallic springs.

free

 

5.         In Chapter 53, the description of the following two items at 8 digit were modified vide Notification No 51/2009-14 dated 8 July, 2010, but were omitted in the latest publication of ITC (HS) 2012 vide Notification No. 111 dated 18.4.2012. These are now included as under:

 

Sl. No.

HS Code

Existing Description

Amended Description

1.

5305 00 10

Coir Bristle Fibre

Coir bristle fibre, coir mattress fibre, coir short fibre, coir bit fibre, decorticated coir fibre

2.

5305 00 40

Coir pith

Coir pith, processed in value added forms like briquettes, coins, neo discs, grow bags, organic manure and in loose form for use in horticulture or agriculture

 

5.         Effect of this Notification:

Certain items with their attendant ITC (HS) codes were omitted in the ITC(HS) published vide Notification No. 111 dated 18.4.2012.These have been incorporated with a view to align with Customs Tariff Schedule 2012.

(Anup K. Pujari)

Director General of Foreign Trade

E-mail: dgft@nic.in

 

 

(Issued from F.No. M-6192/AM-04/PC-2(A))