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Export License.




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.

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Date: 27-05-2015
Notification No. 23/2015-Customs (ADD)
Seeks to levy definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of Purified Terephthalic Acid, originating in or exported from Korea RP and Thailand for a period of five years from the date of imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty i.e. 25th July, 2014

Date: 26-05-2015
Trade Notice No.02/2015
Updation of Importer-Exporter Profile regarding.

Date: 26-05-2015
Customs Circular No 17/2015
Regarding Import, trading & re-export of rough diamonds by notified entities in Bharat Diamond Bourse, Bandra Kurla Cargo Complex, Mumbai

Date: 25-05-2015
Central Excise Notification No 30/2015
Seeks to further amend Notification No. 22/2003-Central Excise, dated the 31st March, 2003

Date: 25-05-2015
Central Excise Notification No 29/2015
Seeks to further amend notification No. 6/2005-CE dated 1.3.2005

Date: 25-05-2015
Customs Notification No. 34/ 2015
Seeks to further amend Notification No. 52/2003-Customs, dated the 31st March, 2003

Date: 25-05-2015
DGFT Public Notice No. 14/2015-2020
Application Form for Served From India Scheme (SFIS) for Net Foreign

Date: 25-05-2015
Customs Notification No 48/2015 (NT)
Notifying appointment of Shri Ram Tirath as the Director General (Safeguard) in supersession of Customs notification No. 115/2013-Customs (N.T.) dated 27th November, 2013.

Date: 22-05-2015
DGFT Public Notice No. 13/2015-2020
Implementation of Track and Trace System for export of drug formulations.

Date: 22-05-2015
Notification No. 20/2015-Customs (ADD)
Seeks to levy definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of Pentaerythritol' , originating in, or exported from,Russia for a period of five years.