• CCI AD FROM 5th April 2021

Extension of FTP 2015-20 upto 30th September, 2021 / Validity of the existing HBP 2015-20 is extended upto 30th September, 2021

Circular No. ES/1/2021-22       

 1st April, 2021                                                                                                    

To: Members of the Council 


Sub:  Extension of FTP 2015-20 upto 30th September, 2021 / Validity of the existing HBP 2015-20 is extended upto 30th September, 2021 

 

Dear Member, 

A)  Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 

O/o DGFT has issued Notification No. 60/2015-20 dated 31st March, 2021  regarding extension of the existing Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 upto 30th September, 2021


Following amendments have been made in the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20:  

  1. Para 1.01 (Duration of FTP)  

    The phrase ‘shall remain in force up to 31st March, 2021 unless otherwise specified’ is substituted by the phrase ‘shall remain in force up to 30th September, 2021 unless otherwise specified.’ 

  2. Para 4.14 (Details of Duties exempted)  

    The date ’31.03.2021’ as appearing in the last line is substituted by ’30.09.2021’

  3. Para 5.01 (a) (EPCG Scheme)  

    The date ’31.03.2021’ as appearing in the second sentence is substituted by ’30.09.2021’

  4. Para 6.01 (d) (ii) (Export and Import of Goods)  

    The date ’31.03.2021’ as appearing in the last line is substituted by ’30.09.2021’

 

B)    Hand Book of Procedures 2015-20  

Further, O/o DGFT has issued Public Notice No. 48/2015-2020 dated 31st March, 2021 regarding extension of the validity of the existing Hand Book of Procedures 2015-20 upto 30th September, 2021

 
Following amendments have been made in the Hand Book of Procedures 2015- 20:  

  1. Para 1.01 (Notification of Procedure)  

    The phrase ’shall remain in force until 31st March, 2021’ is substituted by the phrase ‘shall remain in force until 30th September, 2021.’ 

  2. Para 3.20 (a) (Validity of status certificate) 

    The phrase ‘or 31.03.2021, whichever is later’ is substituted by the phrase ‘or 30.09.2021, whichever is later’. 

  3. Para 4.12 (vi) (Entitlement) 

    The date ’31.03.2021’, as appearing in the first sentence is substituted by ’30.09.2021.’ 

Members may kindly make a note of the above. 

Thanking you,   

Yours faithfully, 

S. BALARAJU 
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR