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, New Delhi

 

 

Notification No:  43 (RE-2013)/2009-2014

New Delhi, the     25th    September, 2013

 

Subject: Amendment in Chapter 3 of Foreign Trade Policy

 

S.O.(E) In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992 read with Para 2.1 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendments in the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2009-14 with immediate effect:  

2.    The following categories are added after serial no (x) in the list appended in paragraph 3.14.3 of Foreign Trade Policy bearing the Heading “Ineligible Exports Categories / Sectors for FMS”:

 

(xi)             Export of Cotton.

(xii)            Export of Cotton Yarn.

(xiii)           Exports which are subject to Minimum Export Price or Export Duty.

 

3.    The following  sub-paragraphs are added below paragraph 3.14.5(c) as under:

 

“(i)  Benefit of Incremental Export Incentivisation Scheme  for the year 2013-14  will be limited to a scrip of a value not exceeding Rs. 1 Crore per IEC.

(ii) Claims in excess of this value will be subjected to greater scrutiny by Regional Authority.

4.    The following ineligible categories are added after Sl. No. (xvi) in the eligibility    criteria specified in Paragraph 3.14.5(d) of FTP:

 

(xvii)   Cotton.

(xviii)  Cotton Yarn.

(xix)    Exports which are subject to Minimum Export Price or Export Duty.

 

Effect of this Notification:  Category of ineligible exports has been expanded for certain benefits under chapter 3 of FTP as given at para 2 and 4 above. Para 3 restricts the entitlement for claiming IEIS benefit.

 

 (Anup K. Pujari)

Director General of Foreign Trade

E-mail: dgft@nic.in

 

[Issued from File No. 01/61/188/AM 13/PC 3]