Weekly Trade Alert: 11 – 17 September

Weekly Trade Alert: 11 – 17 September

Trade Alerts

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

18 Sep 2020, 11:45 — 26 min read

Alerts from the Indian Trade Portal – www.indiantradeportal.in on Tariff/Preferential Tariff/ SPS and TBT measures/GST/Export incentives/Export-Import Policy Conditions etc. during the period: 11 – 17 September 2020 are given under. Please click on a notification for the details.

 

EXPORTS & CUSTOMS

Exports & Customs

 

Export Policy & Trade Facilitation

 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade (Notification no 31/2015-20
Date: 14 September 2020
Product Coverage: Onion
HS Code: 07031010, 07122000
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade (Trade Notice 26/2020-21)
Date: 14 September 2020
 

Tariff Value

 
Notification Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs) Notification No. 87/2020-CUSTOMS (N.T.)
Date: 15 September 2020
Product Coverage: Edible Oils, Brass Scrap, Poppy Seeds, Areca Nut, Gold and Silver
HS Code: 15111000, 15119010, 15119090, 1511100, 15119020, 15119090, 15071000, 740400, 12079100
 

Customs

 
Notification Authority: Mumbai Air Cargo (Public Notice 122/2020)
Date: 11 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: Plant products
 
Notification Authority: Mumbai Air Cargo (Public Notice 118/2020)
Date: 11 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: Pets/live animal
 

ANTI-DUMPING/ COUNTERVAILING/ SAFEGUARD DUTIES

Antidumping and countervailing duties

 

Notification Authority: Directorate General Trade Remedies
Date: 16 September 2020
Product Coverage: Non-Woven Fabric
HS Code: 56031100, 56039100
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General Trade Remedies
Date: 16 September 2020
Product Coverage: Aluminium and Zinc coated flat products
HS Code: 72101290, 72103090, 72104900, 72106900, 72107000, 72109090, 72121090, 72122090, 72123090, 72124000, 72169910, 72255010, 72259100, 72259200, 72269930
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General Trade Remedies
Date: 16 September 2020
Product Coverage: Viscose Rayon Filament Yarn above 60 deniers
HS Code: 54012000, 54033100, 54033200,54034110, 54034120, 54034130, 54034150, 54034170, 54034190, 54034290, 540349
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 14 September 2020
Product Coverage: Aluminium Foil
HS Code: 760711, 76071110 76071190, 760719, 76071910, 760719 91, 760719 92, 760719 93, 760719 94, 760719 95, 760719 99, 760720, 76072010 and 76072010.
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 14 September 2020
Product Coverage: PVC Suspension Grade Resin
HS Code: 3904
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 11 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: flat rolled products of Aluminium
HS Code: 7606, 7607
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 11 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: Textured Tempered Glass whether Coated or Uncoated
HS Code: 70031990, 70051010, 70051090, 70052190, 70052990, 70053090, 70071900
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 11 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: Isopropyl Alcohol
HS Code: 2905 12 20
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 11 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: Glass Fibre and articles thereof
HS Code: 7019
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 11 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: Toluene DiIsocyanate
HS Code: 29291020
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 11 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: All Fully Drawn or Fully Oriented Yarn/Spin Draw Yarn/Flat Yarn of Polyester (FDY)
HS Code: 540247
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 11 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: Phthalic Anhydride
HS Code: 29173500
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 11 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: Polybutadiene Rubber
HS Code: 40022000
 
Notification Authority: Directorate General of Trade Remedies
Date: 11 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: Diketopyrrolo Pyrrole Pigment Red 254
HS Code: 32041111, 32041630, 32041711, 32041719, 32041720, 32041760, 32041973, 32041984, 32049000, 32061110, 32064990
 

ANIMAL ORIGINATED PRODUCTS

Animal Originated Products

 

Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture
Date: 16 September 2020
Product Coverage: Domestic and wild pigs and their products and by-products
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA)
Date: 16 September 2020
Product Coverage: Captive or wild mammals
HS Code: 0106
 
22.   Thailand - Temporarily suspend importation of live domestic pigs and wild pigs and their carcasses from following countries to prevent the spread of African Swine Fever
Notification Authority: Department of Livestock Development (DLD)
Product Coverage: Live domestic pigs and their carcasses
HS Code: 0103, 0203, 05021000
 
Notification Authority: National Parks Board (NParks)
Date: 15 September 2020
Product Coverage: Equids, equine semen, oocytes and embryos
HS Code: 01012900, 01012100, 01061900, 05119990
 
24.   Saudi Arabia - Temporary ban on importation of Equine from following countries
Notification Authority: Ministry of Environment Water and Agriculture
Date: 15 September 2020
Product Coverage: Equine
 
Notification Authority: Eurasian Economic Commission
Date: 15 September 2020
Product Coverage: Products subject to veterinary control
 
Notification Authority: Health Canada
Date: 15 September 2020
Product Coverage: Protease from Trichoderma reesei
 
27.   China – Publishes standards for microbial food, beverages, fermented milk, modified milk and pre-packaged foods
Microbial food standard stipulates the basic requirement and management guideline for the sites, facilities and personnel in the process of raw material purchasing, species use and management, processing, packaging, storage and transportation. Click here for notification
Beverages standard applies to beverages Click here for notification
Fermented milk and flavoured fermented milk standard apply to fermented milk and flavoured fermented milk which define specific requirements of fermented milk, yoghurt, flavoured fermented milk and flavoured yoghurt are specified. Click here for notification
Modified milk standard is applicable to modified milk Click here for notification
Pre-packaged foods standard specifies the description and explanation of food nutrition information and characteristics on the nutrition label of prepackaged food. Click here for notification
Notification Authority: National Health Commission of the People's Republic of China (NHC)
Date: 14 September 2020
Product Coverage: Modified milk, Fermented milk, Beverage, Microbial food cultures
HS Code: 040590, 0403, 22 (Except 2201 & 2202), 210690
 

FOOD & FEED

Food & feed

 

Food

 
Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Date: 16 September 2020
Product Coverage: Rice (Oryza sativa), Chickpeas (Cicer arietinum) , Cucurbit seed (Cucurbita spp.) Cumin seed (Cuminum cyminum), Safflower seed (Carthamus tinctorius) , Bean seed (Phaseolus) , Soybean (Glycine max) , Mung beans, cowpeas (Vigna) , Lentils (Lens culinaris) , Wheat (Triticum aestivum) , Coriander seed (Coriandrum sativum) , Celery seed (Apium graveolens) , Peanuts (Arachis hypogaea) , Dried peppers (Capsicum spp) , Faba bean (Vicia faba) , Pigeon Pea (Cajanus cajan) , Peas (Pisum sativum) , Fennel seed (Foeniculum spp).
HS Code: 1006, 071311, 1207, 0909, 1207, 1106, 1201, 1106, 0713, 1106, 1001, 1104, 1103, 1101, 0909, 0713, 1202
 
Notification Authority: Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA)
Date: 16 September 2020
Product Coverage: Food Formula
HS Code: 2106
 
Notification Authority: Health Canada
Date: 16 September 2020
Product Coverage: Steviol Glycosides from Saccharomyces cerevisiae
HS Code: 210690
 
Notification Authority: European Commission (Regulation (EU) 2020/1281)
Date: 14 September 2020
Product Coverage: Agri Chemical
HS Code: 3808
 
Notification Authority: European Commission (Regulation (EU) 2020/1280)
Date: 14 September 2020
Product Coverage: Agri Chemical
HS Code: 3808
 
Notification Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
Date: 11 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: Food
 
Notification Authority: National Agency of Drug and Food Control
Date: 11 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: enzymes
 
Notification Authority: Government of Russia
Date: 11 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: Plants & Plant Products
 

Feed

 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF)
Date: 16 September 2020
Product Coverage: Phytase as a feed additive
HS Code: 2309
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF)
Date: 14 September 2020
Product Coverage: Phytase as a feed additive
HS Code: 2309
 
Notification Authority: Environmental Protection Agency
Date: 14 September 2020
Product Coverage: Animal feed, non-grass, group 18, hay; Grass, forage, fodder and hay, group 17, except straw; Grass, forage, fodder and hay, group 17, straw
HS Code: 2309

 

CHEMICALS & PHARMACEUTICALS

Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

 

Drugs

 
Notification Authority: Department of Agriculture
Date: 10 September 2020
Product Coverage: Veterinary Drugs
HS Code: 3004
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Date: 10 September 2020
Product Coverage: Plant protection drugs
 
Notification Authority: Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)
Date: 10 September 2020
Product Coverage: Plant protection drugs
 

Cosmetics

 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Health
Date: 15 September 2020
Product Coverage: Cosmetics
HS Code: 33, 3401
 
Notification Authority: Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation
Date: 15 September 2020
Product Coverage: Drugs
HS Code: 29, 30
 

Chemicals

 
Notification Authority: Environmental Protection Agency
Date: 16 September 2020
Product Coverage: Pesticides
HS Code: 3808
 
Notification Authority: Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA)
Date: 16 September 2020
Product Coverage: Pesticides
HS Code: 38089910
 
European Commission (Regulation (EU) 2020/1293)
Date: 16 September 2020
Product Coverage: azadirachtin
 
Notification Authority: Government of Hong Kong
Date: 15 September 2020
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Food and Environment
Date: 14 September 2020
Product Coverage: Pesticides and biocides.
HS Code: 3808
 
Notification Authority: European Commission
Date: 14 September 2020
Product Coverage: Biocidal products
HS Code: 3808
 
Notification Authority: European Commission
Date: 14 September 2020
Product Coverage: Biocidal products
HS Code: 3808
 
Notification Authority: Department of Chemical
Date: 11 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: Chemicals
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Commerce
Date: 11 Sep 2020
 
Notification Authority: European Commission (Regulation (EU) 2020/1263)
Date: 10 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: Food

ENGINEERING & ELECTRONICS
Engineering & Electronics
 
Notification Authority: Ministry of Health
Date: 15 September 2020
Product Coverage: Medical Device
HS Code: 9017, 9019, 9020, 9021, 9022, 9025, 9026
 
Notification Authority: Department of Import & Exports Control
Date: 15 September 2020
 
Notification Authority: Environmental Protection Agency,
Date: 14 September 2020
Product Coverage: Switchgear and control gear
HS Code: 853521
 
Notification Authority: Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Date: 14 September 2020
Product Coverage: Medical equipment
HS Code: 9018, 9019, 9020, 9021, 9022, 9026
 

TOYS & OTHER PRODUCTS

Toys & Other Products

Toys

 
Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT)
Date: 16 September 2020
Product Coverage: Toys
HS Code: 9503
 
Notification Authority: Bureau of Indian Standards
Date: 15 September 2020
Product Coverage: Toys
HS Code: 9503
 
Notification Authority: Danish Safety Technology Authority
Date: 14 September 2020
Product Coverage: Games and Sports
HS Code: 9503
 

Automobile

 
Notification Authority: Tanzania Bureau of Standards
Date: 16 September 2020
Product Coverage: Hydraulic fluids
 
Notification Authority: Government of Vietnam (Decree No. 109/2020 / ND-CP)
Date: 15 September 2020
Product Coverage: Automobiles
 
Notification Authority: Tanzania Bureau of Standards
Date: 16 September 2020
Product Coverage: Hydraulic fluids
 

Telecommunication

 
Notification Authority: Federal Office of Communications
Date: 16 September 2020
Product Coverage: Telecommunication equipment
HS Code: 8528
 
Notification Authority: Superintendency of Electricity and Fuels (SEC)
Date: 14 September 2020
Product Coverage: External power sources for computers, tablet chargers and cell phone chargers (switched sources).
HS Code: 8504
 
Notification Authority: Department of Telecommunications
Date: 11 Sep 2020
Product Coverage: Telecommunications goods
 

Others

 
Notification Authority: Kenya Bureau of Standards
Date: 16 September 2020
Product Coverage: Products of the textile industry
 
Notification Authority: Government of United Kingdom
Date: 10 September 2020
Product Coverage: Plastic Straws, Cotton Buds and Stirrers
 
Notification Authority: Government of United Kingdom
Date: 10 September 2020
 

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