Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Department of Commerce
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi
Trade Notice No. 01 /2013, dated 18th April, 2013
All RAs of DGFT
Members of Trade
Subject: Increasing accuracy of data capturing by DGCI&S- Alignment of Chapter 3 schemes with ITC HS
Various items have been added from time to time under Appendix 37A i.e. Vishesh Krishi and Gram Udyog Yojna (VKGUY) and Appendix 37D i.e. Focus Product Scheme (FPS) and Market Linked Focus Product Scheme (MLFPS) in the Hand Book of Procedure Vol-I.
2. ITC (HS) codes mentioned against few items in the Appendices did not match the description against respective ITC (HS) codes in the ITC (HS) classification of export and import item book. An effort has been made to align the items description in the Appendices 37 A & 37 D with ITC (HS) classification of export and import items.
3. Draft Appendix 37 A (VKGUY) and Appendix 37 D (FPS and MLFPS) have been prepared after alignment. Before notifying the above appendices, it has been decided to seek views of all stake holders on the draft Appendices about correctness of the ITC (HS) code and description of item. Draft Appendices will be available on the website of DGFT www.dgft.gov.in up to 17.05.2013.
4. All stakeholder are requested / encouraged to give feedback /suggestion on the above draft preferably through e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org up to 24.00 hrs on 17.05.2013.
Joint Director General of Foreign Trade