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Amendment of Import Policy Condition of Petcoke

Circular No.ES/166/2018-19                                                                         August 18, 2018

To: Members of the Council

Sub.:

Amendment of Import Policy Condition of Petcoke

Dear Member,

O/o DGFT has inserted Chapter Policy Condition No. 6 in Chapter 27 of ITC (HS) 2017 relating to Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes., under Schedule 1 (Import Policy) vide Notification No. 25/2015- 2020 dated 17th August, 2018.

Exim Code

Item Description

Policy

Existing Policy Conditions

Policy

Revised Policy conditions

2713

Petroleum Coke, Petroleum Bitumen and Other Residues of Petroleum Oils or of Oils Obtained from Bituminous Minerals

 

 

 

 

 

Petroleum coke:

 

 

Prohibited

As per Policy condition No. 6 of the chapter.

27131100

Not calcined

Free

-

Prohibited

As per Policy condition No.6 below.

27131200

Calcined

Free

-

Prohibited

As per Policy condition No.6 below.

27132000

Petroleum bitumen

Free

-

Prohibited

As per Policy condition No.6 below.

27139000

Other residues of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals.

Free

-

Prohibited

As per Policy condition No.6 below.

Policy conditions of Chapter 27:

Import of pet coke for fuel purpose is prohibited. However, import of Pet coke is “free” for cement, lime kiln, calcium carbide and gasification industries for use as feed stock or in the manufacturing process only on Actual User basis. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, in consultation with Customs and Directorate General of Foreign Trade, will bring out detailed guidelines on regulating and monitoring the imported Petcoke.

Members may kindly make a note of the above.

Thanking you,

Yours faithfully,

S. BALARAJU
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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