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Trade Update 19
Foreign Trade Update
A. Electronic issue of Free Sale and Commerce Certificate.
As per Trade Notice 7/ 2020-2021 dated April 28, 2020, the issuance of Free Sale and Commerce certificate (FSC) under para 2.37 of the Handbook of Procedures 2015-2020, will now be issued by the relevant Regional Authorities (RA) vide email, to address the COVID-19 related lockdown scenario.
The trade and industry can now send their applications for grant of FSC at the official email ID of the concerned RA as per the format given in ANF 2H. The fee payments needs to be done through the e- MPS systems. Thereafter the concerned RA will take cognizance of the application without asking for the hardcopy of the applications. The certificate and deficiency letters will be issued through email. The above Policy Circular can be accessed vide the following link:
Trade Remedy Measures Update
The Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR), Ministry of Commerce and Industry has recently undertaken the following measures concerning trade remedy investigations.
• April 30, 2020- Final Findings have been issued in the sunset review investigation concerning imports of “Sodium Citrate” originating in or exported from China PR.