Weekly Trade Alert: 21 – 28 November

Weekly Trade Alert: 21 – 28 November

Trade Alerts

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

29 Nov 2019, 11:21 — 10 min read

Here is a comprehensive update of developments from India’s foreign trade during 21 – 28 November.

India

Authority: Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification: Software Technology Park (STP) will have to submit Service Export Reporting Form (SERF) as in Annexure VI for capturing services exports data for the specified services as in Annexure V

Notification number: Public Notice No. 45/2015-2020

Date: 26 Nov 19

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Seeks to notify the transition plan with respect to J&K reorganization w.e.f. 31.10.2019.

Notification number: Central Tax NotificationNo. 62/2019

Date: 26 Nov 19

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Seeks to extend the due date for furnishing of return in FORM GSTR-3B for registered persons in Jammu and Kashmir for the month of October, 2019.

Notification number: Central Tax NotificationNo. 61/2019

Date: 26 Nov 19

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Seeks to extend the due date for furnishing of return in FORM GSTR-3B for registered persons in Jammu and Kashmir for the months of July, 2019 to September, 2019.

Notification number: Central Tax NotificationNo. 60/2019

Date: 26 Nov 19

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Seeks to extend the due date for furnishing of return in FORM GSTR-7 for registered persons in Jammu and Kashmir for the months of July, 2019 to October, 2019.

Notification number: Central Tax NotificationNo. 59/2019

Date: 26 Nov 19

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Seeks to extend the due date for furnishing of return in FORM GSTR-1 for registered persons in Jammu and Kashmir having aggregate turnover more than 1.5 crore rupees for the month of October, 2019.

Notification number: Central Tax NotificationNo. 58/2019

Date: 26 Nov 19

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Seeks to extend the due date for furnishing of return in FORM GSTR-1 for registered persons in Jammu and Kashmir having aggregate turnover more than 1.5 crore rupees for the months of July, 2019 to September, 2019.

Notification number: Central Tax NotificationNo. 57/2019

Date: 26 Nov 19

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Explanation: “Bus body building shall include building of body on chassis of any vehicle falling under chapter 87 in the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975.” A new entry to be inserted into: Notification No. 11/2017-Central Tax (Rate) dt. 28.06.2017. Notification No. 8/2017-Integrated Tax (Rate) dt. 28.06.2017 Notification No. 11/2017-Union Territory Tax (Rate) dt. 28.06.2017.

Notification number: -Central Tax (Rate) Notifications 26/2019 -Integrated Tax (Rate) Notifications 25/2019 -Union Territory Tax (Rate) Notifications 26/2019

Date: 22 Nov. 2019

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Clarification on scope of the notification entry at item (id), related to job work, under heading 9988 of Notification No. 11/2017-Central Tax (Rate) dated 28-06-2017-reg.

Notification number: Circular No. 126/2019

Date: 22 Nov. 2019

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Exchange rate of one unit of foreign currency equivalent to Indian rupees notified

Notification number: 85/2019-Cus (NT)

Date: 21 Nov. 2019

Authority: Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

Notification: Amendment in Import policy of Iron & Steel and incorporation of policy condition in Chapter 72, 73 and 86 of ITC(HS), 2017 Schedule-1

Notification number: Circular No.38/2019

Date: 21 Nov. 2019

Authority: Ministry of Textile

Notification: Cabinet approves extension of norms for mandatory packaging of Foodgrains and Sugar in Jute materials

Notification number: NIL

Date: 27 Nov 19

Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

Notification: Advisory on requirement of BIS certification prior to import of Packaged Drinking Water/Mineral Water

Notification number: NIL

Date: 27 Nov 19

Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

Notification: Action Plan for Safe and Quality milk and milk products published

Notification number: NIL

Date: 26 Nov 19

Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

Notification: Direction on Sampling plan for salt published

Notification number: NIL

Date: 25 Nov 19

Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

Notification: Direction on additional/irrelevant documents sought by licensing authorities in processing application for license /registrations published

Notification number: NIL

Date: 25 Nov 19

Authority: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

Notification: Direction on Surveillance and enforcement activities on unauthorized additional of harmful substance ( Grass, Stone powder, jaggery residue) published

Notification number: NIL

Date: 25 Nov 19

Authority: Bureau of Indian Standards

Notification: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Changeover Guidelines for Implementation of revised Standards of Batteries / Cells i.e. IS 16046 (Part 1) : 2018/IEC 62133-1:2017 - for Nickel Systems and IS 16046 (Part 2) : 2018/ IEC 62133-2:2017 - for Lithium Systems published.

Notification number: NIL

Date: 14 Nov 19

Authority: Tariff Authority for Major Ports

Notification: Validity of the ‘Revised Guidelines for Determination for Tariff for Projects at Major Ports, 2013’ has been extended.

Notification number: No. TAMP/18/2013-Misc.

Date: 13 Nov 19

Authority: Ministry Of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry And Dairying

Notification: Use of Aadhaar as identity document for delivery of services or benefits or subsidies to simplify the Government delivery processes

Notification number: NIL

Date: 22 Nov 19

ASEAN

Country: Cambodia

Authority: Ministry of Industry & Handicrafts

Notification: Implementation of the application, certification and standardization of chemicals in the national single cart system

Notification number: NIL

Date: 28 Nov 19

Country: Malaysia

Authority: Attorney-General’s Chambers

Notification: Customs (Import License fee for motor vehicle) (Amendment) regulations 2019

Notification number: P.U. (A) 325/2019

Date: 26 Nov 19

Country: Malaysia

Authority: Attorney-General’s Chambers

Notification: Arms (Amendment of Second Schedule) Regulations 2019 published.

Notification number: P.U. (A) 322/2019

Date: 22 Nov 19

Country: Malaysia

Authority: Attorney-General’s Chambers

Notification: Registration of Pharmacists (Amendment of First Schedule) (No. 2) Order 2019 published

Notification number: P.U. (A) 320/2019

Date: 20 Nov 19

Country: Myanmar

Authority: Food and Drug Administration, Myanmar - Quality, Safety and Protection

Notification: Certificate of Import for Medication imported on 25-11-2019 - List 1 and List 2

Notification number: NIL

Date: 26 Nov 19

Country: Myanmar

Authority: Food and Drug Administration, Myanmar - Quality, Safety and Protection

Notification: Certificate of Cosmetics (Renewal) issued on 25-11-2019

Notification number: NIL

Date: 26 Nov 19

Country: Thailand

Authority: Ministry of Public Health

Notification: Cleaning or sanitizing products used for food published

Notification number: Number 412 B.E. 2562

Date: 26 Nov 19

Country: Vietnam

Authority: Ministry of Industry and Trade

Notification: Guidelines on tobacco trading in Vietnam published

Notification number: Circular 28/2019 / TT-BCT

Date: 19 Nov. 2019

China, Hong Kong & South Korea

Country: China

Authority: General Administration of Customs

Notification: Lifting Restrictions on Import of Poultry Meat in the United States

Notification number: Announcement No. 177

Date: 19 Nov 19

Country: Hong Kong

Authority: NIL

Notification: Import and Export (General) Regulations updated

Notification number: Cap. 60, section 31

Date: 21 Nov 19

Country: South Korea

Authority: Import Inspection Management Division

Notification: Notice of change and redesignation of imported foods subject to inspection order

Notification number: Notice 2019-84

Date: 26 Nov 19

Country: South Korea

Authority: Korea Customs Service (Taewon Division)

Notification: Notification of item classification change for import and export goods

Notification number: Customs Notice No. 2019-47

Date: 25 Nov 19


Australia

Authority: Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority

Notification: Amending Pesticide MRLs under Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code- Schedule 20

Notification number: NIL

Date: NIL

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