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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: 24-08-2016
    Central Excise Notification No 45/2015
    Amends Notification No.22/2003-Central Excise dated 31.3.2003

    Date: 23-08-2016
    Customs Notification No. 46/2016
    Seeks to further amend Notification No. 96/2008-Customs dated 13.08.2008 so as to include 'Republic of Guinea-Bissau' in the list of countries eligible for preferential tariff under the said notification.

    Date: 22-08-2016
    Service Tax Circular No.199/09/2016–ST
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    Date: 22-08-2016
    Customs Circular No. 38/2016
    Guidelines regarding Provisional Assessment under section 18 of the Custom Act, 1962

    Date: 22-08-2016
    Customs Notification No. 113/2016 (NT)
    Rescinds Customs (Provisional Duty Assessment) Regulations, 2011 - Notification No. 81/2011-Customs (N.T.) dated the 25th November, 2011

    Date: 19-08-2016
    Notification No. 46/2016-Customs (ADD)
    Seeks to extend the levy of anti-dumping duty on imports of Caustic Soda, originating in, or exported from Chinese Taipei (imposed vide notification No.79/2011-Customs, dated the 23rd August, 2011) for a period of one year i.e. upto and inclusive of the 22nd August, 2017.

    Date: 19-08-2016
    Notification No.47/2016-Customs (ADD)
    Seeks to extend the levy of anti-dumping duty on imports of 1-Phenyl-3-Methyl-5-Pyrazolone originating in, or exported from, People's Republic of China, (imposed vide notification No.80/2011-Customs, dated the 24th August, 2011) for a period of one year i.e. upto and inclusive of the 23rd August, 2017.

    Date: 18-08-2016
    Customs Notification No. 112/2016 (NT)
    Rate of exchange of conversion of the foreign currency with effect from 19th Aug., 2016

    Date: 18-08-2016
    Customs Notification No. 111/2016 (NT)
    Giving the powers of Chief Commissioner to Principal Commissioner who have been given the additional charge vide office orders No. 79/2016 dated 14.07.2016 and 86/2016 dated 26.07.2016

    Date: 18-08-2016
    Central Excise Notification No. 43/2016 CE (NT)
    Giving the powers of Chief Commissioner to Principal Commissioner who have been given the additional charge vide office orders No. 79/2016 dated 14.07.2016 and 86/2016 dated 26.07.2016



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