Supreme Court Expresses Disappointment Over Inadequate Implementation of RPwD Act, 2016  ||  24,000 Teaching and Non-Teaching Jobs Invalidated by Calcutta High Court  ||  24,000 Teaching and Non-Teaching Jobs Invalidated by Calcutta High Court  ||  Del. HC: For Purposes of Article 19(6) of COI National Council for Teacher Education is ‘State’  ||  Karnataka High Court: Smoking Hookah as Addictive and Harmful as Smoking Cigarettes  ||  All. HC: Interest Can’t be Awarded by Labour Court In Proc. for Money Recovery from Empl. u/s 33C(2)  ||  All. HC: Rs. 5 Lakh Cost Imposed on CWC for Sending Minor Living With Mother to Children’s Home  ||  Ker. HC Issues Guidelines for DNA Testing of Children of Rape Victims Who Are Given in Adoption  ||  SC: Fourteen-Year-Old Rape Survivor Allowed to Terminate Twenty-Eight-Week Pregnancy  ||  SC: Government of Himachal Pradesh Directed to Review its Policies on Child Care Leaves    

Mandatory additional qualifiers in import/export declarations in respect of certain products w.e.f 1.7.2023- (Ministry of Finance ) (07 Jun 2023)

MANU/CUCR/0015/2023

Customs

1. Reference is drawn to the Circular 55/2020-Customs dated 17.12.2020 wherein importers were advised to voluntarily declare the complete description of imported goods and provide certain additional parameters for imported items such as scientific names, IUPAC names, brand name etc., as applicable, to aid reducing queries and improve the efficiency of assessment.

2. The matter was further reviewed in consultation with the Dept. of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Ministry of AYUSH and the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) and it is noted that more complete details of the products in import/export declarations can lead to effective avoidance of queries, enhancing efficiency in assessment and facilitation, avoid making references to technical agencies and addressing basic causes for delays in clearance, apart from better aiding policy-making.

3. Accordingly, in consultation with the concerned line ministries, the following mandatory additional qualifiers are being added for purposes of import or export declarations, as the case may be, -

Additional qualifiers in respect of imports:

4.1 In consultation with the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, and in terms of the Bill of Entry (Electronic Integrated Declaration and Paperless Processing) Regulations Circular No. 15/2023-Customs 2018 , it has been decided to enable the following additional qualifiers as mandatory from the beginning, that is, the time of filing import declarations itself :

a. the declaration of IUPAC name and CAS number of the constituent chemicals, for imports under the chapters 28, 29, 32, 38 and 39 of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975.

4.2 These additional qualifiers shall be mandatory for imports under the said chapters for all bills of entry filed on or after 01.07.2023, in the manner mentioned in the Annexure-1 to this Circular. These fields shall be in addition to the existing declaration being made by importers.

Additional qualifiers in respect of exports:

5.1 In consultation with the Ministry of AYUSH and DGFT; and in terms of Shipping Bill (Electronic Integrated Declaration and Paperless Processing) Regulations 2019, it has been decided to enable the following additional qualifiers as mandatory from the beginning, that is, the time of filing export declarations itself :

a. the declaration of the name of the medicinal plant, for exports of parts of plants under chapter 12;

b. the declaration of the name of the formulation, for exports of formulations of different streams of medicine under chapter 30;

c. the declaration of the surface material that comes into contact with the chemical, for exports of various products under chapter 84.

5.2 These additional qualifiers shall be mandatory for exports under the specific CTHs of the said chapters for all Shipping bills filed on or after 01.07.2023, in the manner mentioned in the Annexure-2 to this Circular.

These fields shall be in addition to the existing declaration being made by exporters.

6. Suitable Public Notice etc may kindly be issued for guidance. Any difficulties faced or doubts arising in the implementation of this Circular may please be brought to the notice of Board.

Tags : ADDITIONAL QUALIFIERS   IMPORT/EXPORT DECLARATIONS   PRODUCTS  

Share :        

Disclaimer | Copyright 2024 - All Rights Reserved