Amendment in Export Policy of Personal Protection Equipment / Masks

 Circular No. ES/208/2020-21                                                     23rd June, 2020   

 

To : Members of the Council

  

Sub.: Amendment in Export Policy of Personal Protection Equipment / Masks

 

Dear Member,

 

Vide Notification No.14/2015-20 dated 22nd June, 2020, DGFT has made the following modifications in the Notification No.44 dated 31st January, 2020 read with Notification No. 6 dated 16th May, 2020 amending the Schedule 2 of ITC (HS) Export policy related to the export of Personal Protection Equipments / masks.

 

S.No.

ITC HS Codes

Description

Present Policy

207 A

901850

901890

9020 

392690 

621790 

630790

 

Following Personal Protection Equipments (PPEs) exported either as part of kits or as individual items –

 

1) Medical Coveralls of all Classes/Categories

2) Medical Goggles

3) All masks other than non-medical/non-surgical masks (Cotton, Silk, Wool, Polyester, Nylon, Rayon, Viscose – Knitted, Woven or Blended)

4) Nitrile/NBR Gloves

5) Face Shield

 

Prohibited

 

Effect of this Notification will be as follows - 

Notification No. 44 dated 31.01.2020 read with Notification No. 06 dated 16.05.2020 is amended to the extent that only items as described above, exported against the mentioned HS codes or falling under any other HS code, are prohibited for export, as part of prohibition on personal protection equipments. AlI other items are freely exportable.

 

Members may kindly make a note of the above.

 

Thanking you,

 

Yours faithfully,

 

S.BALARAJU

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR   

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