• CCI AD FROM 5th April 2021

CBIC notifies 32 countries for exchange of information for facilitating trade.

 

Circular No. ES/89/2021-22                                                                                                       3rd July, 2021     

To: Members of the Council         

Sub:  CBIC notifies 32 countries for exchange of information for facilitating trade.  

Re: Notification under sub-section (2) of Section 151B of the Customs Act, 1962 to notify Agreements or Arrangements on 'Cooperation and Mutual Administrative Assistance (CMAA) in Customs matters' of India with other countries  

Dear Member,       

CBIC has issued Notification No. 58/2021 - Customs (N.T.) dated 1st July, 2021 notifying 32 countries for exchange of information for facilitating trade. 

The Central Government hereby directs that provisions of the Section 151B of Customs Act, 1962 shall apply to the Agreement or Arrangement on Cooperation and Mutual Administrative Assistance (CMAA) in Customs matters entered with the 32 contracting State specified below subject to the conditions, exceptions or qualifications specified in the said agreement or arrangement. 

S. No.

Name of contracting State

Agreement or Arrangement on Cooperation and Mutual Administrative Assistance (CMAA) in Customs matters

(1)

(2)

(3)

1

Arab Republic of Egypt

Bilateral Agreement on mutual administrative assistance for the proper application of Customs law and for the prevention, investigation and combating of Customs offences between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt

2

Australia

Memorandum of Understanding between the Central Board of Excise and Customs of the Republic of India and the Australian Customs Service on Customs cooperation and mutual administrative assistance in Customs matters

3

Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka on co-operation and mutual assistance in Customs matters

4

European Community

Agreement between the European Community and the Republic of India on Customs cooperation and mutual administrative assistance in Customs matters

5

Federative Republic of Brazil

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil on mutual assistance in Customs matters

6

Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on cooperation and mutual administrative assistance in Customs matters

7

Hong Kong

Co-operative Arrangement regarding mutual administrative assistance and co-operation in Customs matters between the Central Board of Excise and Customs of the Republic of India and the Customs and Excise Department of Hong Kong

8

Islamic Republic of Iran

Bilateral Agreement on Customs cooperation between the Central Board of Excise and Customs, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of the Republic of India and the Customs administration of the Islamic Republic of Iran

9

Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on cooperation and mutual assistance in Customs matters

10

Malaysia

Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of Malaysia on cooperation and mutual assistance on Customs matters

11

Member States of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)

Agreement on cooperation and mutual assistance in Customs affairs between the Governments of the Member States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization

12

Member States of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)

SAARC Agreement on mutual administrative assistance in Customs matters

13

Mongolia

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of Mongolia on co-operation and mutual assistance in Customs matters

14

Oriental Republic of Uruguay

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay regarding cooperation and mutual assistance in Customs matters

15

People’s Republic of China

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the People’s Republic of China on mutual administrative assistance and co-operation in Customs matters

16

Republic of Argentina

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Republic of Argentina on cooperation and mutual assistance on Customs matters

17

Republic of Korea

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Republic of Korea concerning cooperation and mutual assistance in Customs matters

18

Republic of Maldives

Bilateral Agreement on mutual administrative assistance for the proper application of Customs law and for the prevention, investigation and combating of Customs offences between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Republic of Maldives

19

Republic of Peru

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Republic of Peru on co­operation and mutual assistance in Customs matters

20

Republic of Singapore

Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement between the Republic of India and the Republic of Singapore

21

Republic of South Africa

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Republic of South Africa on co-operation and mutual assistance in Customs matters

22

Republic of Tajikistan

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan on cooperation and mutual assistance in Customs matters

23

Republic of Turkey

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Republic of Turkey on co-operation and mutual assistance in Customs matters

24

Republic of Uzbekistan

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan regarding mutual assistance between their Customs administrations

25

Russian Federation

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Russian Federation on co-operation and mutual assistance in Customs matters

26

Socialist Republic of Viet Nam

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam on co-operation and mutual assistance in Customs matters

27

State of Israel

Bilateral Agreement regarding mutual assistance and co­operation in Customs matters between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the State of Israel

28

State of Qatar

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the State of Qatar on co­operation and mutual assistance in Customs matters

29

United Arab Emirates

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the United Arab Emirates on co-operation and mutual assistance in Customs matters

30

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on Customs cooperation and mutual administrative assistance in Customs matters

31

United Mexican States

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the United Mexican States on mutual administrative assistance in Customs matters

32

United States of America

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the United States of America regarding mutual assistance between their Customs
administrations

Members may kindly make a note of the above.

Thanking you,  
 
Yours faithfully,  

S. BALARAJU  
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR