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

Udyog Bhawan

 

Notification No 9 (RE–2013)/2009-2014

New Delhi, Dated: 22nd April, 2013

 

Subject: Amendment in Chapter 29 and Chapter 38 of ITC(HS), 2012  Schedule 1 (Import Policy).

 

S.O.(E) In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No. 22 of 1992), read with paragraph 2.1 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014, as amended from time to time, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendments in the  ITC (HS) 2012, Schedule 1 (Import Policy):

 

2.             Consequent to a review, import policy of the following items in Chapter 29 and Chapter 38 is revised from ‘restricted’ to ‘free’ as they are not Ozone Depleting Substances. After revision, the import policy is as under:

Exim Code

Item Description

Policy

Policy Conditions

2903 19 10

Tetrachloroethane

Free

 

3824 78 00

Containing perfluorocarbons (PFCs)orhydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), but not containing chlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs)

Free

 

 

3.             Import policy of the following items in Chapter 29 and Chapter 38 is revised from ‘free’ to ‘restricted’ as they are Ozone Depleting Substances. After revision, the import policy is as under:

Exim Code

Item Description

Policy

Policy Conditions

2903 19 20

Trichloroethane

Restricted

Import permitted as per Policy Condition 1 below.

3808 91 22

Methyl bromide

Restricted

Import permitted as per Policy Condition 3 below.

3824 71 00

Containing chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), whether or not containing hydrochlorofluorocabons (HCFCs), perfluorocarbons (PFCs) or hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)

Restricted

Import permitted as per Policy Condition 3 below.

3824 72 00

Containing bromochlorodifluoromethane, bromotrifluoromethane  or dibromotetrafluoro-ethanes

Restricted

Import permitted as per Policy Condition 3 below.

3824 73 00

Containing Hydrobromofluorocarbons (HBFCs)

Restricted

Import permitted as per Policy Condition 3 below.

3824 74 00

Containing Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs), whether or not containing perfluorocarbons (PFCs) or hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), but not containing chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)

Restricted

Import permitted as per Policy Condition 3 below.

3824 75 00

Containing carbon tetrachloride

Restricted

Import permitted as per Policy Condition 3 below.

3824 76 00

Containing 1,1,1-trichloroethane (methyl chloroform)

Restricted

Import permitted as per Policy Condition 3 below.

3824 77 00

Containing bromomethane (methyl bromide)or bromochloromethane

Restricted

Import permitted as per Policy Condition 3 below.

 

4.             The following Policy Condition is inserted after Policy Condition 2 appended to Chapter 38 ITC (HS) 2012, Schedule 1 (Import Policy):

“(3)  Import is permitted by actual users against a licence from a country which is a party to the “Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer”. List of countries which are parties to the Montreal Protocol (details can be accessed from website: www.unep.org/ozone) is in Appendix IV to this Schedule. However, import from countries, which are not parties to the Montreal Protocol is ‘Prohibited’.”

 

5.             Part A, B and C of Appendix IV to ITC (HS) 2012, Schedule 1 (Import Policy) have been revised and substituted as at Annexure to this Notification.

 

6.             Effect of this Notification:

Import of items containing Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) has been restricted and non-ODS items have been made free.  A revised list of countries which are parties to the Montreal Protocol under Appendix IV to Schedule 1 is notified.

Annexure: Part A (1 Page); Part B (1 Page)& Part C (1 Page) 

(Anup K. Pujari)

Director General of Foreign Trade

E-mail: dgft[at]nic[dot]in

(Issued from 01/93/180/1036/AM-99/PC 2(A))

APPENDIX-IV

APPENDIX-IV

PART “A”

(Reference Policy Condition 1 of Chapter 29 and Policy Condition No. 3 of Chapter 38 of this Schedule)

 

List of Parties categorized as operating under Article 5 paragraph 1 of the Montreal Protocol

 

  1. Afghanistan
  2. Albania
  3. Algeria
  4. Angola
  5. Antigua and Barbuda
  6. Argentina
  7. Armenia
  8. Bahamas
  9. Bahrain
  10. Bangladesh
  11. Barbados
  12. Belize
  13. Benin
  14. Bhutan
  15. Bolivia
  16. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  17. Botswana
  18. Brazil
  19. Brunei Darussalam
  20. Burkina Faso
  21. Burundi
  22. Côte d'Ivoire
  23. Cambodia
  24. Cameroon
  25. Cape Verde
  26. Central African Republic

 

27.  Chad

28.  Chile

29.  China

30.  Colombia

31.  Comoros

32.  Congo

33.  Cook Islands

34.  Costa Rica

35.  Croatia

36.  Cuba

37.  Democratic People's Republic of Korea

38.  Democratic

Republic of the Congo

39.  Djibouti

40.  Dominica

41.  Dominican Republic

42.  Ecuador

43.  Egypt

44.  El Salvador

45.  Equatorial Guinea

46.  Eritrea

47.  Ethiopia

48.  Fiji

49.  Gabon

50.  Gambia

51.  Georgia

52.  Ghana

 

53.  Grenada

54.  Guatemala

55.  Guinea

56.  Guinea-Bissau

57.  Guyana

58.  Haiti

59.  Honduras

60.  India

61.  Indonesia

62.  Iran (Islamic     Republic of)

63.  Iraq

64.  Jamaica

65.  Jordan

66.  Kenya

67.  Kiribati

68.  Kuwait

69.  Kyrgyzstan

70.  Lao People's Democratic Republic

71.  Lebanon

72.  Lesotho

73.  Liberia

74.  Libya

75.  Madagascar

76.  Malawi

77.  Malaysia

78.  Maldives

79.  Mali

80.  Marshall Islands

 

81.         Mauritania

82.         Mauritius

83.         Mexico

84.         Micronesia (Federated States of)

85.         Mongolia

86.         Montenegro

87.         Morocco

88.         Mozambique

89.         Myanmar

90.         Namibia

91.         Nauru

92.         Nepal

93.         Nicaragua

94.         Niger

95.         Nigeria

96.         Niue

97.         Oman

98.         Pakistan

99.         Palau

100.     Panama

101.     Papua New Guinea

102.     Paraguay

103.     Peru

104.     Philippines

105.     Qatar

106.     Republic of Korea

107.     Republic of Moldova

108.     Rwanda

109.     Saint Kitts and Nevis

 

110.     Saint Lucia

111.     Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

112.     Samoa

113.     Sao Tome and Principe

114.     Saudi Arabia

115.     Senegal

116.     Serbia

117.     Seychelles

118.     Sierra Leone

119.     Singapore

120.     Solomon Islands

121.     Somalia

122.     South Africa

123.     Sri Lanka

124.     Sudan

125.     Suriname

126.     Swaziland

127.     Syrian Arab Republic

128.     Thailand

129.     The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

130.     Timor-Leste

131.     Togo

132.     Tonga

133.     Trinidad and Tobago

134.     Tunisia

 

135.     Turkey

136.     Turkmenistan

137.     Tuvalu

138.     Uganda

139.     United Arab Emirates

140.     United Republic of Tanzania

141.     Uruguay

142.     Vanuatu

143.     Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

144.     Viet Nam

145.     Yemen

146.     Zambia

147.     Zimbabwe

 

 

                 

 

 

APPENDIX-IV

PART “B”

 

List of Parties temporarily categorized as operating under Article 5

Paragraph 1 of the Montreal Protocol

1.       South Sudan

 

 

  

APPENDIX-IV

PART “C”

 

List of Parties categorized as operating under Article 2 of the Montreal Protocol

  1. Andorra
  2. Australia
  3. Austria
  4. Azerbaijan
  5. Belarus
  6. Belgium
  7. Bulgaria
  8. Canada
  9. Cyprus
  10. Czech Republic
  11. Denmark
  12. Estonia
  13. European Union
  14. Finland
  15. France
  16. Germany
  17. Greece
  18. Holy See
  19. Hungary

 

  1. Iceland
  2. Ireland
  3. Israel
  4. Italy
  5. Japan
  6. Kazakhstan
  7. Latvia
  8. Liechtenstein
  9. Lithuania
  10. Luxembourg
  11. Malta
  12. Monaco
  13. Netherlands
  14. New Zealand
  15. Norway
  16. Poland
  17. Portugal
  18. Russian Federation
  19. Romania

 

  1. San Marino
  2. Slovakia
  3. Slovenia
  4. Spain
  5. Sweden
  6. Switzerland
  7. Tajikistan
  8. Ukraine
  9. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  10. United States of America
  11. Uzbekistan