Amendment in Export Policy of Personal Protection Equipment

Circular No. ES/ 231/2020-21                                                         30th June, 2020   

 

To : Members of the Council

  

Sub.: Amendment in Export Policy of Personal Protection Equipment

 

Dear Member,

 

DGFT vide Notification No.16/2015-20 dated 29th June, 2020, has made the following amendment in Notification No.14 dated 22nd June, 2020 amending the Schedule 2 of ITC (HS) Export policy related to the export of Personal Protection Equipments.

 

 

S.No.

ITC HS Codes

Description

Present Policy

Revised Policy

207 A

392690

621790

630790

901890

PPE Medical Coveralls for Covid-19 

Prohibited

Restricted

 

(For monthly Export Quota of 50 Lakh PPE Medical Coveralls for COVID- 19)

 

Other items that are part of PPE kits and listed in the description against Serial No. 207A in the Notification No.14 dated 22nd June, 2020, however, continue to remain prohibited for exports whether exported as individual items or as part of PPE kits and monthly quota shall not be applicable on export of these items.

 

Effect of this Notification:

 

Notification No.14 dated 22nd June, 2020 is amended to the extent that PPE medical Coveralls for COVID-19, exported against the mentioned HS codes or falling under any other HS code, are now “restricted” for exports. A monthly quota of 50 Lakh PPE Medical Coveralls for COVID-19 units has been fixed for issuance of export licenses to the eligible applicants to export PPE medical Coveralls for COVID-19 as per the criteria to be separately issued in a Trade Notice.

 

All items that are part of PPE kits and listed in the description in the Notification No. 14 dated 22nd June, 2020, however, continue to remain “prohibited” for exports whether exported as individual item or as part of PPE kits and monthly quota shall not be applicable on export of these items.

 

Members may kindly make a note of the above.

  

Thanking you,

 

Yours faithfully,

 

S.BALARAJU

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR  

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