Export License.


MODES OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE

Introduction

An export license is a document issued by the appropriate licensing agency after which an exporter is allowed to transport his product in a foreign market. The license is only issued after a careful review of the facts surrounding the given export transaction. Export license depends on the nature of goods to be transported as well as the destination port. So, being an exporter it is necessary to determine whether the product or good to be exported requires an export license or not. While making the determination one must consider the following necessary points:

  •  What are you exporting?

  • Where are you exporting?

  • Who will receive your item?

  • What will your items will be used?

Canalisation

Canalisation is an important feature of Export License under which certain goods can be imported only by designated agencies. For an example, an item like gold, in bulk, can be imported only by specified banks like SBI and some foreign banks or designated agencies.

Application for an Export License

To determine whether a license is needed to export a particular commercial product or service, an exporter must first classify the item by identifying what is called ITC (HS) Classifications. Export license are only issued for the goods mentioned in the Schedule 2 of ITC (HS) Classifications of Export and Import items. A proper application can be submitted to the Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT). The Export Licensing Committee under the Chairmanship of Export Commissioner considers such applications on merits for issue of export licenses.

Exports Free unless regulated

The Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) from time to time specifies through a public notice according to which any goods, not included in the ITC (HS) Classifications of Export and Import items may be exported without a license. Such terms and conditions may include Minimum Export Price (MEP), registration with specified authorities, quantitative ceilings and compliance with other laws, rules, regulations.

Table of Contents

Login
Username
Password
Enquiry Form
Fields marked with an asterisk * are required.
   

 





 







What is New?
Date: 30-07-2014
RBI/2014-15/154 A. P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 18
Constitution of Special Investigating Team – sharing of information

Date: 28-07-2014
RBI/2014-15/151 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 15
Compilation of R-return: Reporting under FETERS-Discontinuation of ENC and Sch 3 to 6 file

Date: 28-07-2014
RBI/2014-15/152 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.16
Trade Credits for Imports into India — Review of all-in-cost ceiling

Date: 28-07-2014
RBI/2014-15/153 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.17
External Commercial Borrowing (ECB) Policy — Review of all-in-cost ceiling

Date: 25-07-2014
RBI/2014-15/147 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.14
Issue of Prepaid Forex Cards- Due Diligence and Adherence to KYC norms

Date: 25-07-2014
Customs Notification No. 36/2014-Customs (ADD)
Seeks to impose provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) originating in, or exported from the People’s Republic of China, European Union, Korea RP and Thailand for a period of six months.

Date: 24-07-2014
Customs Notification No. 35/2014-Customs (ADD)
Seeks to impose definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of Rubber Chemicals originating in or exported from from China PR and Korea

Date: 23-07-2014
RBI/2014-15/144 A. P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 12
Exim Bank's Line of Credit of USD 41.96 million to the Government of the Republic of Senegal

Date: 23-07-2014
RBI/2014-15/145 A. P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 13
Foreign investment in India by SEBI registered Long term investors in Government dated Securities

Date: 23-07-2014
Customs Notification No. 30/2014-Customs (ADD)
Seeks to extend the validity of notification No. 50/2010-Cus dated 12.04.2010 for a further period of 1 year i.e. upto and inclusive of 14.06.2015.


Copyright © 1999-2014 Exim Guru . All Rights Reserved.
The information presented on the site is believed to be accurate. However, Exim Guru takes no legal responsibilities for the validity of the information.
Please read our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy before you use this Website. RSS




Live Chat