TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA EXTRAORDINARY (PART-I, SECTION-I)

 

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF FOREIGN TRADE

 

PUBLIC NOTICE NO.    100 (RE-2007)/2004-2009

NEW DELHI, DATED THE    10th January 2008

 

                  In exercise of powers conferred under Paragraph 2.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy 2004-2009, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby makes the following amendments in Handbook of Procedures, Vol. I (RE2006 & RE2007):

 

A.     Para 3.21.1 for Focus Product Scheme is replaced as under:

“An application for exports made during 2006-07 and exports made during 2007-08 shall be filed separately, with RA concerned in ANF 3E along with documents prescribed therein. An application shall contain no more than 50 shipping bills. For exporter with more than 50 shipping bills in one year, multiple applications can be filed and supplementary cut (Para 9.4 of HBP v1) shall not be applicable.

Shipments from EDI Ports and Non-EDI Ports cannot be clubbed in one application. Port of registration for EDI enabled ports shall be any one EDI port of exports, as per the choice of the applicant.

In case of exports through non-EDI port, the port of registration shall be the relevant non EDI port of exports. Accordingly separate application shall be filed for each non EDI port.  

Last date for filing application shall be 6 months from the date of realization or date of export in case of advance payment. Date of export shall be determined as per Para 9.12 of HBP v1.  However for application filed as per procedure prescribed now, last date shall 30.7.2008, for exports from 1.4.2007 till 31.1.2008.

The above changes shall apply to FPS applications for exports made during 2006-07, for which the last date of filing is extended till 30.7.2008. The above shall not apply to applications already received, which can be finalised as per the procedure before this amendment.“

 

B.     Para 3.22.2 for High-Tech Products Export Promotion Scheme is replaced as under:

 “In case the applicant wishes to avail the option given in Para 3.11.2 (a), the Procedure prescribed for claiming Focus Product Scheme benefits shall apply. For others, application for obtaining Duty Credit scrip for incremental growth in exports during current licensing year 2007-08 shall be filed in ANF 3F within a period of twelve months after expiry of current licensing year. Application filed in ANF 3F, shipments from EDI Ports and Non-EDI Ports can be clubbed in one application and the port of registration shall be any one of the ports of exports, as per the choice of the applicant. “

 

C.     Revised ANF 3E for Focus Product Scheme is annexed as Annexure 1 to this Public Notice.

 

D.    Para 3.20.1 for Focus Market Scheme is replaced as under:

 “An application for exports made during 2006-07 and exports made during 2007-08 shall be filed separately, with RA concerned in ANF 3D along with documents prescribed therein. An application shall contain no more than 50 shipping bills. For exporter with more than 50 shipping bills in one year, multiple applications can be filed and supplementary cut (Para 9.4 of HBP v1) shall not be applicable.

Shipments from EDI Ports and Non-EDI Ports cannot be clubbed in one application. Port of registration for EDI enabled ports shall be any one EDI port of exports, as per the choice of the applicant.

In case of exports through non-EDI port, the port of registration shall be the relevant non EDI port of exports. Accordingly separate application shall be filed for each non EDI port.  

Last date for filing application shall be 6 months from the date of realization or date of export in case of advance payment. Date of export shall be determined as per Para 9.12 of HBP v1.  However for application filed as per procedure prescribed now, last date shall be 30.7.2008, for exports from 1.4.2007 till 31.1.2008.

The above changes shall apply to FMS applications for exports made during 2006-07, for which the last date of filing is extended till 30th July 2008. The above shall not apply to applications already received, which can be finalised as per the procedure before this amendment.“

 

E.     In Para 3.20.3, the following is added at the end.

Any one of the following documents should suffice, as a proof of landing of export consignment in specified Focus Market:

         i.            A self attested copy of import bill of entry filed by importer in specified market, or

       ii.            Delivery order issued by port authorities, or

      iii.            Arrival notice issued by goods carrier, or

     iv.            Tracking report from the goods carrier duly certified by them, evidencing arrival of export cargo to destination Focus Market, or

       v.            Lorry receipts of transportation of goods from Port into the Focus Market, or

     vi.            For Land locked Focus Market, Lorry receipts of transportation of goods from Port to Land locked Focus Market, or

    vii.            Any other documents that may satisfactory prove to RA concerned that goods have landed in / reached the Focus Market.

F.      Revised ANF 3D for Focus Market Scheme is annexed as Annexure 2 to this Public Notice.

G.    In Appendix 37D, the following is added after Sr. No G, Additional Focus Products.

H

HIGH-TECH PRODUCTS (PARA 3.11 OF FTP), as notified in Appendix 37E.

1.4.2007

This issues in Public interest.

 

Sd/-

 (R.S. Gujral)

Director General of Foreign Trade and

Ex-Officio Additional Secretary to the Government of India

(Issued from F.No.01/94/180/183/AM07/PC-I)

 


Annexure 1 to Public Notice No.  100(RE-2007)/2004-2009 dated  10th January 2008

 

ANF 3E

For Focus Product Scheme (FPS) Applications]

 

(For FTP RE2006 & FTP RE2007)

 

 

1. IEC Number

 

 

2. Applicant Details

 

i.  Name

ii. Address

 

3. RCMC Details

 

i.   RCMC Number

ii.  Date of Issue

iii. Issuing Authority

iv. Valid upto

v.  Products for which registered

 

4. Details of exports made during the licensing year _____ (2006-07/2007-08) (Write the relevant year as per date of export)*

(Please note that exports made during 2006-07 and 2007-08 cannot be clubbed into one application)

 

 Sl No

Shipping Bill No

Shipping Bill Date

Date of Export*

Port of Export

ITC (HS) code

Item Description

Focus Product Code

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

BRC/ FIRC No

Date of Realisation as per BRC/FIRC (or Date of Exports in case of Advance Payment)**

FOB value as mentioned in BRC/ FIRC

Rate of Entitlement

 

 

Entitlement

 

(in Rs.)

Late Cut applicable, if any

 

 (in Rs.)

Focus Product

Entitlement

 

(in Rs.)

(9)

(10)

(11)

(12)

(13)

(14)

(15)

 

 

 

1.25%

(13) = (11) *(12)

 

(15) = (13)  – (14)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. Number of Split Certificates required (in multiples of Rs 5 lakhs each): 

(Splits Certificates shall not be allowed for Duty Credit scrips issued for exports from Non-EDI ports)

 

6.  Port of Registration (for the purpose of imports)***:

 

Note: No supplementary cut shall be imposed, as multiple applications can be filed.

(*             Date of Export shall be as per Para 9.12 of HBP v1. No further claims shall be allowed under the scheme against S/Bs included under Sl. No. 4 of ANF 3E, even in case of part realizations.)

(**            In case of multiple dates of realization against a shipment, the last date of realization is to be mentioned in this column.)

(***           The port of registration shall be any one of the EDI ports from which the exports have been made. In case of exports from Non EDI port, port of registration shall be the port of export.)

 

 8. Application Submission Details (in case of electronically submitted applications)

 

9. Application Fee Details

i.    ECOM Reference Number

(i) Amount (Rs):

ii.   Date of Submission on Server

(ii) Demand Draft / Bank Receipt / Electronic Fund Transfer No

iii.  Submitted to which Regional Authority

(iii) Date of Issue

iv.  File Number

(iv) Name of the Bank on which drawn

v.   Date of Issue

(v) Bank Branch on which drawn

 


DECLARATION / UNDERTAKING

 

1.        I hereby declare that particulars and statements made in this application are true and correct and nothing has been concealed or held therefrom. I fully understand that any information furnished in application if found incorrect or false will render my firm / company and me liable for any penal action or other consequences as may be prescribed in law or otherwise warranted.                       

2.        I hereby certify that none of Proprietor/ Partner(s) / Director(s) / Karta / Trustee of firm / company, as the case may be, is a Proprietor / Partner(s) / Director(s) / Karta / Trustee in any other firm / company which has come to adverse notice of DGFT.  Consequentially, I further declare that under Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act (FT (D&R) Act) 1992, my firm / company have not been debarred in person from undertaking any export import business or activity by way of suspension or cancellation of IEC number. [If so debarred under FT (D&R) Act, details of said order and period for which the same is operational may be provided].

3.        I hereby certify that my firm / company has not defaulted from export obligation under any provisions of FTP and has not been placed under the Denied Entity List (DEL). [If under DEL List, kindly furnish details of order, current status etc.]

4.        I hereby declare that details of exports of goods of my firm / company are true and correct and in accordance with accounts maintained in my firm / company.

5.        I hereby declare that no benefit under Focus Product Scheme (FPS) / High-Tech Products Export Promotion Scheme (HTPEPS),, as the case may be, was availed (or applied for) previously against Shipping Bills currently included in this application.

6.        I hereby declare that in terms of Para 3.12.6 of FTP, this application does not contain any exports for which benefit under any other promotional scheme under Chapter 3 of FTP has been / will be claimed.

7.        I further declare that shipment for which benefit is claimed under this application contains only those export shipments exported through EDI enabled ports, and does not contains any shipment from non-EDI ports.

Or

I further declare that shipment for which benefit is claimed under this application contains only those export shipments exported through a single non-EDI enabled ports; and does not contains any shipment from EDI ports or other non EDI ports.

(Strike out which ever is not relevant, as separate applications for shipments from EDI ports and from shipments from each Non-EDI ports are required to be submitted).

7A   I further declare that the application includes export from DTA to SEZ, and bill of exports has been submitted in lieu of Shipping Bill. (Strike out if not relevant)

8.        I hereby declare that in terms of Para 3.12.8 of FTP, this application does not contain any exports in contravention to this provision.

9.        I hereby declare that export product for which FPS / HTPEPS benefit is being claimed does not contain any shipment made w.e.f 1.4.2007 from such EOU / EHTP / BTP Units, on which direct tax exemption is / will be availed and further that these exports are not covered under Sr. No. 10 below.

10.     I hereby declare that the exports, for which benefit is being claimed under FPS/HTPEPS, does not include any export and / or category covered under Para 3.10.2.2 of FTP for FPS / Para 3.11.4 of FTP for HTPEPS, as the case may be.

11.     I hereby declare that the exports, for which benefit is being claimed under FPS / HTPEPS (as the case may be), does not include any shipment exported after the itemized policy contained in the ITC HS was restricted or prohibited.

12.     I hereby declare that

a)       The total benefits under HTPEPS have not crossed Rs 15 Cr limit for exports made during the current licensing year 2007-08. (List of claims filed, file number wise, for all shipments under HTPEPS is submitted, evidencing the total claim made for  exports during 2007-08 under HTPEPS)

b)       I do not have ‘nil’ exports in the previous licensing year (i.e. 2006-07)

c)       I opt to claim the benefits @ 1.25% in terms of Para 3.11.2 (a) of FTP.

13.     I hereby certify that I am authorized to verify and sign this declaration as per Paragraph 9.9 of FTP.

 

 

Place: ____________

 

Signature: __________________________

Date: _____________

Name: _____________________________

Documents to be submitted

Designation: ________________________

1.        Export promotion (EP) copy of Shipping Bill / Bill of Export (including in case of exports through Land Customs)

Official Address: _____________________

___________________________________

2.        Relevant Original Bank Certificate of Exports and Realisation - Appendix 22A / Foreign Inward Remittance Certificates (FIRC) or offsetting of export proceeds with approval of RBI (Appendix 22D).

 

Residential Address: __________________

___________________________________

Note: In case of FIRC, a declaration from exporter that remittance is in respect of Shipping Bill(s) No ____________ dtd _________ shall also be furnished.

Telephone: _________________________

Note 1:

Each individual page of application has to be signed.

One Printout of Online application duly signed in provided space.

Copy of Updated Profile in ANF 1only if any changes have taken place and updated, along with Copy of Valid RCMC.

Email Address: ______________________

Note 2:

In cases where original EP copy of Shipping Bill(s) / Bill of export and/or Bank Realisation Certificates has been submitted under any other scheme of FTP, a self attested photocopy(s) of EP copy of the same be attached, quoting Reference File no. & concerned Regional Authority where original documents have been submitted.

 

 


Annexure 2 to Public Notice No.  100(RE-2007)/2004-2009 dated  10th January 2008

 

ANF 3D

 

For Focus Market Scheme (FMS) Applications

(For FTP RE2006 & FTP RE2007)

 

 

 

1. IEC Number

 

 

2. Applicant Details

 

i.  Name

ii. Address

 

3. RCMC Details

 

i.   RCMC Number

ii.  Date of Issue

iii. Issuing Authority

iv. Valid upto

v.  Products for which registered

 

4. Details of exports made during the licensing year _____ (2006-07/2007-08) (Write the relevant year as per date of export)*

(Please note that exports made during 2006-07 and 2007-08 cannot be clubbed into one application)

  

Sl No

Shipping Bill No

Shipping Bill Date

Date of Export*

Port of Export

ITC (HS) code

Item Description

Focus Market code

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BRC/ FIRC No

Date of Realisation as per BRC/FIRC (or Date of Exports in case of Advance Payment)**

FOB value as mentioned in BRC/ FIRC

Rate of Entitlement

 

 

Entitlement

 

 

 

(in Rs.)

Late cut applicable,

if any

 

 

 (in Rs.)

Focus Market

Entitlement

 

 

(in Rs.)

(9)

(10)

(11)

(12)

(13)

(14)

(15)

 

 

 

2.5%

(13) = (11) *(12)

 

(15) = (13)  – (14)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. Number of Split Certificates required (in multiples of Rs 5 lakhs each):

 (Splits Certificates shall not be allowed for Duty Credit scrips issued for exports from Non-EDI ports)

 

6.  Port of Registration (for the purpose of imports)***:

 

Note: No supplementary cut shall be imposed, as multiple applications can be filed.

(*             Date of Export shall be as per Para 9.12 of HBP v1. No further claims shall be allowed under the scheme against S/Bs included under Sl. No. 4 of ANF 3D, even in case of part realizations.)

(**            In case of multiple dates of realization against a shipment, the last date of realization is to be mentioned in this column.)

(***           The port of registration shall be any one of the EDI ports from which the exports have been made. In case of exports from Non EDI port, port of registration shall be the port of export.)

 

 8. Application Submission Details (in case of electronically submitted applications)

 

9. Application Fee Details

i.    ECOM Reference Number

(i) Amount (Rs):

ii.   Date of Submission on Server

(ii) Demand Draft / Bank Receipt / Electronic Fund Transfer No

iii.  Submitted to which Regional Authority

(iii) Date of Issue

iv.  File Number

(iv) Name of the Bank on which drawn

v.   Date of Issue

(v) Bank Branch on which drawn

 

 

 


DECLARATION/UNDERTAKING

14.     I hereby declare that particulars and statements made in this application are true and correct and nothing has been concealed or held therefrom. I fully understand that any information furnished in application if found incorrect or false will render my firm / company and me liable for any penal action or other consequences as may be prescribed in law or otherwise warranted.

15.     I hereby certify that none of Proprietor/ Partner(s) / Director(s) / Karta / Trustee of firm / company, as the case may be, is a Proprietor / Partner(s) / Director(s) / Karta / Trustee in any other firm / company which has come to adverse notice of DGFT.  Consequentially, I further declare that under Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act (FT (D&R) Act) 1992, my firm / company have not been debarred in person from undertaking any export import business or activity by way of suspension or cancellation of IEC number. [If so debarred under FT (D&R) Act, details of said order and period for which the same is operational may be provided].

16.     I hereby certify that my firm / company have not defaulted from export obligation under any provisions of FTP and have not been placed under the Denied Entity List (DEL). [If under DEL List, kindly furnish details of order, current status etc.]

17.     I hereby declare that details of exports of goods of my firm / company are true and correct and in accordance with accounts maintained in my firm / company.

18.     I hereby declare that no benefit under Focus Market Scheme (FMS) was availed (or applied for) previously against Shipping Bills currently included in this application.

19.     I hereby declare that in terms of Para 3.12.6 of FTP, this application does not contain any exports for which benefit under any other promotional scheme under Chapter 3 of FTP has been / will be claimed.

20.     I further declare that shipment for which benefit is claimed under this application contains only those export shipments exported through EDI enabled ports, and does not contains any shipment from non-EDI ports.

Or

I further declare that shipment for which benefit is claimed under this application contains only those export shipments exported through a single non-EDI enabled ports; and does not contains any shipment from EDI ports or other non EDI ports.

(Strike out which ever is not relevant, as separate applications for shipments from EDI ports and from shipments from each Non-EDI ports are required to be submitted).

21.     I hereby declare that in terms of Para 3.12.8 of FTP, this application does not contain any exports in contravention to this provision.

22.     I hereby declare that export product, for which FMS benefit is being claimed, does not contain any shipment made w.e.f 1.4.2007 from such EOU / EHTP / BTP Units, on which direct tax exemption is / will be availed and further that these exports are not covered under Sr. No. 10 below.

23.     I hereby declare that the exports, for which benefit is being claimed under FMS, does not include any export and / or category covered under Para 3.9.2.2 of FTP for FMS.

24.     I hereby declare that the exports, for which benefit is being claimed under FMS, does not include any shipment exported after the itemized policy contained in the ITC HS was restricted or prohibited.

25.     I hereby certify that I am authorized to verify and sign this declaration as per Paragraph 9.9 of FTP.

 

 

Place: ____________

 

Signature: __________________________

Date: _____________

Name: _____________________________

Documents to be submitted

Designation: ________________________

3.        Export promotion (EP) copy of Shipping Bill / Bill of Export (including in case of exports through Land Customs)

Official Address: _____________________

___________________________________

4.        Relevant Original Bank Certificate of Exports and Realisation - Appendix 22A / Foreign Inward Remittance Certificates (FIRC) or offsetting of export proceeds with approval of RBI (Appendix 22D).

5.        As a proof of landing of export consignment in specified Focus Market, any one of the documents specified in Para 3.20.3 should suffice.

 

 

Residential Address: __________________

___________________________________

6.        In case of FIRC, a declaration from exporter that remittance is in respect of Shipping Bill(s) No ____________ dtd _________ shall also be furnished.

 

Telephone: _________________________

Note 1:

Each individual page of application has to be signed.

One Printout of Online application duly signed in provided space.

Copy of Updated Profile in ANF 1only if any changes have taken place and updated, along with Copy of Valid RCMC.

 

Email Address: ______________________

Note 1:

In cases where original EP copy of Shipping Bill(s) / Bill of export and/or Bank Realisation Certificates has been submitted under any other scheme of FTP, a self attested photocopy(s) of EP copy of the same be attached, quoting Reference File no. & concerned Regional Authority where original documents have been submitted.