OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS (EXPORT),

JAWAHARLAL NEHRU CUSTOM HOUSE, NHAVA SHEVA.

 

File No.  S/12-Gen- 02/2006-07 AM (X)  Part File                                             Date.  27.11.2006

 

 

STANDING ORDER  NO. 47/2006

 

 

Sub : Collection and compilation of data on transfers (Imports and Exports) of                 

Scheduled Chemicals of Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) – enabling accurate submissions of the same to Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) annually by Govt. of India – reg.

 

  

Attention of all the officer is invited to the DGFT’s Policy Circular No. 10 dated 20.06.2006 regarding collection and compilation of data on transfers (Imports and Exports) of Scheduled Chemicals of Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) – enabling accurate submissions of the same to Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) annually by Govt. of India.

 

            As per Para 2 of the aforesaid Circular all the exporters and importers of Schedule 2 and 3 Chemicals of Chemical Weapons Convention were advised to ensure that correct description of the Chemicals as well as their 8 digit HS Codes against them (as notified against Category 1A and 1B under Appendix-3 to Schedule 2 of ITC(HS) Classifications of Export and Import Items, 2004-2009, Notification No.15 dated 15.7.2005 refers) is indicated in their respective Shipping documents, both inward and outward. However, it is brought to the notice by the DGFT that in the Shipping Bills, the details of ITC (HS) and the correct description as per SCOMET List are not being mentioned by the exporters.

 

            In view of above observation, all the officers should ensure that correct description of the Chemicals as well as their 8 digit HS Codes against them (as notified against Category 1A and 1B under Appendix-3 to Schedule 2 of ITC (HS) Classifications of Export and Import Items, 2004-2009, Notification No.15 dated 15.7.2005 refers) is indicated in the Shipping documents. 

 

All concerned are directed to follow the above guidelines scrupulously.

 

 

 

 

                                                                        (NAJIB SHAH)

                                                COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS (EXPORT),

                                                 JAWAHARLAL NEHRU CUSTOM HOUSE,