OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS (NS – IV)
JAWAHARLAL NEHRU CUSTOM HOUSE, NHAVA SHEVA
TALUKA– URAN, DISTRICT – RAIGAD, MAHARASHTRA – 400 707.
Tel: 022-27242180, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
F.No.S/12-Gen-38/2015-16 AM (X) Date: 29.04.2016
STANDING ORDER No. : 30 /2016
SUBJECT: Clarification on benefit of MEIS on exports of Tamarind Kernel Powder under ITC (HS) Code 1302 32 90.
Attention of all officers and staff is invited to the Trade Notice No. 02/2016 dated 19.04.2016 issued by Directorate General of Foreign Trade, M/o Commerce & Industry, New Delhi regarding above mentioned subject.
2. It has come to notice that some exporters are classifying the item “Tamarind Kernel Powder” under ITC(HS) Code 1106 30 10 to claim MEIS benefit, whereas, the correct ITC (HS) Code of “Tamarind Kernel Powder” is 1302 32 90 on which MEIS benefit is not available.
3. Therefore, all concerned officers and staff are directed to ensure that the item “Tamarind Kernel Powder” is classified correctly so that no undue MEIS benefit is claimed before DGFT.
4. It is also directed that necessary action may be taken against the past consignments where the ITC (HS) Code of item “Tamarind Kernel Powder” has been mis-declared to claim undue MEIS benefit to safeguard Government Revenue.
5. Any difficulty in implementation of these instructions may be brought to the notice of the Addl. Commissioner of Customs, Appraising Main (Export), JNCH.
Commissioner of Customs, NS-IV
1.The Chief Commissioner of Customs, Mumbai Zone-II.
2.The Pr. Commissioner of Customs, NS-Gen/NS-II.
3.The Commissioner of Customs NS-IV.
4.The Addl. /Joint Commissioner of Customs, NS-II, NS-IV and NS-Gen.
5.All the Dy. / Asstt. Commissioner of Customs, NS-II, NS-IV and NS-Gen.
6.Notice Board and Website.