Weekly Trade Alert: 30 April - 7 May

Weekly Trade Alert: 30 April - 7 May

Trade Alerts

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

8 May 2020, 20:37 — 16 min read

Alerts from the Indian Trade Portal on Tariff/Preferential Tariff/SPS and TBT measures/GST/Export incentives/Export-Import Policy Conditions etc. are given under. Please click on a notification for the details.

 

COVID-19 MEASURES

Food Products

India – Food Safety and Standard Authority of India published following on 6 May 2020
 

 

Import free time announcement by Shipping lines on 6 May 2020

 

Pharmaceutical/Medical devices

India - Central Drugs Standard Control Organization published following approved list of testing kits on 5 May 2020
Thailand - Thai Food and Drug Administration published following emergency measures

Product coverage
: Testing kits, cosmetic products containing alcohol for hand sanitization, medical devices, surgical mask, N95 mask, Personal Protective Equipment, Vitro diagnostic test kits
 


General

Notification AuthorityDirectorate General of Foreign Trade (Trade Notice No. 08/2020-21)
Date : 4 May 2020

Notification AuthorityCentral Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (Instruction No. 05)
Date : 4 May 2020

Pharmacy and medicines (Resolution 499-2020)
Date : 5 May 2020
 

GOODS & SERVICES TAX

India - Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs published following on 7 May 2020

 

AGRICULTURE

Animal Originated Products

Notification AuthoritySecretariat of Animal and Plant Health and Inspection (SDA)
Date: 6 May 2020
Products covered: Chondroitin sulphate & Sheep embryos collected in vivo

Notification Authority: Ministry of Prime Industries
Date: 6 May 2020
Product Coverage : Bovine Germplasm

Notification Authority: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (Presidential Decree 30662)
Date: 4 May 2020
Product coverage: Livestock products (Live Animal, Meat, Fish & fish products, Animal bi products, Animal feed, Animal waste)

Notification Authority: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (Presidential Decree No. 30645)
Date: 28 April 2020
Product coverage: Livestock products (Live Animal, Meat, Fish & fish products, Animal bi products, Animal feed, Animal waste

Plant & Plant Products

Australia – Import conditions for importing following products published
Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment
Date: 7 May 2020

Food Products

Notification Authority : Health Canada
Date: 5 May 2020
Product coverageFlavoured Sauce

Notification Authority: Ministry of Economy
Date: 5 May 2020
Product coverage: Cheese

Notification Authority: Singapore Food Agency
Date: 30 April 2020

Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (Notification No. 40/2020-CUSTOMS (N.T.)
Date: 30 Apr 2020

Notification Authority : Health Functional Food Products
Date: 29 April 2020

Notification Authority: NPPOZA, Directorate Inspection Services
Date: 6 May 2020

Notification Authority: Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
Date: 29 April 2020

Notification Authority: Ministry of Agriculture
Date: 29 April 2020
 

PHARMACEUTICAL, MEDICAL DEVICE & CHEMICAL PRODUCTS

Pharmaceutical Products

Notification Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade (Notification No. 04/2015-2020)
Date: 6 May 2020

Notification Authority : Department of Pharmacy and Medicines
Product coverage: Mouth Wash, Chloroxidex, 300 ml

Notification Authority : Statutory Rules Of Northern Ireland 2020 No. 73
Product Coverage: Drugs
Date: 30 April 2020
 

Medical Device

Notification Authority: Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (Prime Minister No. 01614)
Date: 1 May 2020
Product coverage : Medical devices
 

Chemical Products

Notification Authority : Ministry of Economy
Date: 5 May 2020
Product coverage : Formaldehyde used in pressed-wood products, such as particleboard, plywood, and fiberboard; glues and adhesives; permanent-press fabrics; paper product coatings; and certain insulation material

Notification Authority: Environment Protection Agency (Rule No. 2020-09456)
Date : 4 May 2020
 

PETROL & DIESEL

Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs
Date: 5 May 2020

Notification Authority: Ministry of Trade (Executive Order No. 113)
Date: 4 May 2020
Product coverage: Crude petroleum oil and refined petroleum products
 

ELECTRONICS & TELECOMMUNICATION

Notification Authority: Ministry of Natural resources and Environmental Conservation (Notification No.28/2020)
Date: 29 April 2020
Product Coverage: Air Conditioners

Notification Authority: Ministry of Electronics & IT
Date: 29 April 2020
 

Telecommunication products

Vietnam - Ministry of Information and Communicationsseek to implement following national technical regulations by July 2021.

Date: 5 May 2020
Product coverage: VHF radiotelephone, digital receiver used in DVB-T2, radio equipment, wideband data transmission equipment

HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE

Notification Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade (Trade Notice No. 09/2020-2021)
Date: 6 May 2020

Date: 4 May 2020
Product coverage: Hazardous substance, E-waste, electronic and electrical equipment assemblies, accumulators, batteries mercury-switches, glass from cathode-ray tubes and other activated glasses, PCB-capacitors not contaminated with Cadmium, Mercury, Lead Polychlorinated Biphenylas etc
 

EXCHANGE RATE & OTHERS

Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (Notification No.41/2020 – Customs (N.T.))
Date: 6 May 2020

Notification Authority: Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Date: 29 April 2020

Notification Authority: Ministry of Home Affairs
Date: 29 April 2020

Notification Authority: Prime Minister’s Office
Date: 30 Apr 2020
 
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