Circular No. ES/290/2020-21 7th August, 2020
To: Members of the Council
Sub.: Issuance of Preferential Certificate of Origin for India’s exports to Thailand under ASEAN-India FTA
O/o DGFT has issued Trade Notice No. 23/2020-2021 dated 31st July, 2020 regarding issuance of Preferential Certificate of Origin (CoO) for India’s exports to Thailand under ASEAN-India FTA
In this connection, you may refer to Trade Notice No.12/2020-2021 dated 22nd May, 2020 and subsequent Trade Notice No.15/2020-2021 dated 21st June, 2020 on the same subject.
Please make a note of the following details-
With effect from 1st August, 2020, the CoO applications for exports from India to Thailand under ASEAN-India FTA should be submitted through the e-COO Platform to the designated issuing agencies i.e. EIA, MPEDA and Textile Committee.
No physical/manual application for a CoO would need to be submitted from 1st August, 2020.
However, manual applications submitted prior to the given date may be processed and CoOs issued by the designated agencies.
In line with the CoOs issued for other ASEAN Countries, the e-CoO platform will generate one additional copy i.e. electronic copy along with the set of 4 copies.
The electronic copy shall bear the image signature of the officer and stamp of the issuing agency.
The exporter may however get the set of printed certificates (in quadruplicate) duly ink-signed by the officer along with the stamp from the designated issuing office, by post or in person, for submission to the Thai authorities.
Members may kindly make a note of the above and do the needful accordingly.