Circular No.ES/195/2017-18 October 20, 2017
To: Members of the Council
Sub: Amendment in Para 2.17 of the foreign trade policy 2015-2020 on imports and exports to Democratic People`s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in terms of UNSC resolutions concerning DPRK
This is to inform you that the Directorate General of Foreign Trade has issued Notification No. 35/2015-2020 dated 18.10.2017 on making amendments to the Paragraph 2.17 of FTP 2015-2020 as notified vide Notification No. 41/2015-20 dated 21.03.2017, with immediate effect.
The relevant extract of the notification is as follows:
Sectoral prohibitions (import)
(D) The direct or indirect procurement or import from DPRK, of the following items is prohibited:
(vii) textiles (including but not limited to fabrics and partially or fully completed apparel products). This measure is subject to the exemptions and procedures set out in paragraph 16 of Resolution 2375 (2017)
Members are requested to make note of the above.