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 up to 17.05.2013.


4.         All stakeholder are requested / encouraged to give feedback /suggestion on the above draft preferably through e-mail to up to 24.00 hrs on 17.05.2013.


(Hardeep Singh)

Joint Director General of Foreign Trade



Enclosures: Draft Appendix 37 A , 37D(Table1), 37D(Table2)