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  • CCI AD FROM 5th April 2021

Notification of ITC (HS), 2022- Schedule-1 (Import Policy)

Circular No. ES/240/2021-22                                        11th February, 2022      

To: Members of the Council          

Sub: Notification of ITC (HS), 2022- Schedule-1 (Import Policy)

Dear Member,  

We would like to inform you that O/o DGFT has issued Notification No. 54/2015-2020 dated 9th February, 2022  notifying ‘Indian Trade Classification (Harmonised System) 2022 [ITC(HS)2022]’ in sync with the Finance Act, 2021 dated 28th March, 2021 and Corrigenda dated 29.12.2021. This shall come into force with immediate effect.

(I) The modifications/ amendments in the Chapter-wise Policy Conditions is given at      
      Annexure-I Notification No. 54/2015-2020 (Amendments not relevant to MMF Textile
      Industry).

(II) List of ITC (HS) codes introduced/deleted/amended/split/merged as per the Finance      
      Act, 2021 is given at Annexure-II of Notification No. 54/2015-2020.  

      (Relevant extract of the notification which is deleted is given below)        

ITC(HS)

 

Item description

Policy

(Earlier)

Policy

(Present)

Policy condition

55011000

Of nylon or other polyamides

Free

Deleted

 

       (Relevant extract of the notification which is inserted is given below)

ITC(HS)

 

Item description

Policy

(Earlier)

Policy

(Present)

Policy condition

 

-Of nylon or other polyamides:

 

 

 

55011100

- - Of aramids

---

Free

 

55011900

- - Other

---

Free

 

(III) Modifications/amendments in the Section Notes, Chapter-wise Main Notes, Supplementary Notes, Chapter heading, sub-headings and description of ITC(HS) Codes as per the Finance Act, 2021 is at Annexure-III of Notification No. 54/2015- 2020 (Relevant extract of the notification is given below)

(33) in section XI of TEXTIES AND TEXTILE ARTICES of ITC (HS) Classification, —

(ii)      after Note 14, the following Note shall be inserted, namely: —

“15. Subject to Note 1 of Section XI, textiles, garments and other textile articles, incorporating chemical, mechanical or electronic components for additional functionality, whether incorporated as built-in components or within the fibre or fabric, are classified in their respective headings in Section XI provided that they retain the essential character of the goods of this section.”;

(36) in Chapter 58, for heading 5802, for the entry in column (2) occurring after heading 5802 the following shall be

       substituted, namely: —

           “TERRY TOWELLING AND SIMILAR WOVEN TERRY FABRICS, OTHER THAN NARROW FABRICS OF 
            HEADING 5806 TUFTED TEXTILE FABRICS, OTHER THAN PRODUCTS OF HEADING 5703”

(37) in Chapter 59, — 

(i) after Note 2, the following Note shall be inserted, namely: — 

‘3. For the purposes of heading 5903, “textile fabrics laminated with plastics” means products made by the assembly of one or more layers of fabrics with one or more sheets or film of plastics which are combined by any process that bonds the layers together, whether or not the sheets or film of plastics are visible to the naked eye in the cross-section.’; 

(ii) the existing Notes 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 shall respectively be re-numbered as Notes 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 and in Note 8 as so re-numbered, in clause (a), for sub-clause (iii), the following sub-clause shall be substituted, namely: — 

     “(iii) filtering or straining cloth of a kind used in oil presses or the like, of textile material or of human hair;”;

          (iii) In heading 5911, — 

  1. in the entry in column (2) occurring against heading 5911, for the word and figure “Note 7”, the word and figure “Note 8” shall be substituted. 
  2. for the entry in column (2) occurring against tariff item 5911 40 00, the following shall be substituted, namely: — 

 “- Filtering or straining cloth of a kind used in oil presses or the like, including that of human hair”;
   

(40) in Chapter 63, in heading 6306, for the entry in column (2), —

(a) occurring against heading 6306, the following shall be substituted, namely: —

“TARPAULINS, AWNINGS ANDSUNBLINDS; TENTS (INCLUDING TEMPORARY CANOPIES AND SIMILAR ARTICLES); SAILS FOR BOATS, SAILBOARDS OR LANDCRAFT; CAMPING GOODS”;

 (b) occurring after tariff item 63061990, the following entry shall be substituted, namely: —

  “- Tents (including temporary canopies and similar articles):”;

Members may kindly make a note of the above. 

Thanking you,                  

Yours faithfully,                   

S. BALARAJU           
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR