Updates on Covid-19

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71 President, FIEO writes to Hon’ble Prime Minister 06.04.2020
70 Outbreak of Covid-19: Status note on all the important issues raised by FIEO and action taken thereon 01.04.2020
69 Avail online Certificate of Origin from FIEO 03.04.2020
68 Updates for EXIM during COVID-19   
67 MHA order dated 10th April, 2020 10.04.2020
66 Special refund and drawback disposal drive 09.04.2020
65 MSMEs Engaged In Production of Medical Items Related to COVID-19 Should be Facilitated on Priority- Shri Nitin Gadkari 09.04.2020
64 Government Grants exemption from Basic Custom duty & Health Cess on import of Ventilators , PPE  , COVID Test Kits & Face & Surgical Masks 09.04.2020
63 Government releases pending Income Tax refund and GST refund 08.04.2020

Extension Of Validity of Recurrent Dangerous Goods Regulations Training Due To The COVID 19 Pandemic

61 07.04.2020
60 Relaxation in Block wise & overall export obligations and submission of installation certificate under EPCG till 31st March , 2021 07.04.2020
59 07.04.2020
58 Operation in Argentina ports are taking place without difficulties 06.04.2020
57 Retrospective Issuance of Certificate of Origin under India’s Trade Agreements 06.04.2020
56 Amendment in export policy of API & formulations making certain free for exports 06.04.2020
55 Japan allows post import submission of the Certificate of Origin 05.04.2020
54 Exports to Indonesia - provisions on availing preferential tariffs under AIFTA 05.04.2020
53 NMPT - Exemption of demurrage, storage charges 04.04.2020
52 Waiver of charges by CONCOR for lockdown period 04.04.2020
51 Air India starts Cargo flight to Hongkong  and China 04.04.2020
50 Export of Diagnostic Kits falling under HS Code 3822 restricted. Ref. DGFT Notification No. 59 04.04.2020
49 COVID-19 Pandemic Related Measures on Herbal Food and FeedImports recently announced by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of the Republic of Turkey 03.04.2020
48  Relief to tax payers in GST filings  03.04.2020
47 E way bill validity issue resolved . Notification 35/2020  03.04.2020
46 Maersk Advisory; Revised guidelines for export bill of lading 03.04.2020
45 Digital documents implemented in the Customs declaration process in China 03.04.2020
44 Facilities for LUT instead of Bond for select categories 03.04.2020
43 Facilitation by Plant Quarantine for expeditious release of imports consignments 03.04.2020
42 NPT - Waiver from charges, relaxation related 02.04.2020
41 Acceptance of scanned copies for EU GSP 02.04.2020
40 CFS completely functional in India 02.04.2020
39  VO - Exemption of penalties due to COVID-19 01.04.2020
38 JNCH  - appointed nodal officer for facilitating custom clearance 01.04.2020
37 Facilitating SEZ units 01.04.2020
36 Running of parcel special trains to ensure essential supplies 01.04.2020
35 Special permission to conduct cargo operations using passenger category aircraft during the COVID-19 01.04.2020
34 List of Nodal Officer of Custom on All India basis to be contacted for any clearance related problem 01.04.2020
33 Waiver of Demurrage charges payable at Air Cargo Terminals- order issued by Ministry of Civil Aviation 01.04.2020
32 Steps taken by ECGC 01.04.2020
31 Notification extending exports realisation from 9 to 15 months 01.04.2020
30 Central Warehousing Corporation Deferment of revision of storage tariff due wef. 01.04.2020 at central warehouses 31.03.2020
29 DGFT Amendments in FTP 2015-20 with immediate effect (Public Notification 57) 31.03.2020
28 DGFT amendments in Hand book of procedures 2015-20 Public notice 67 31.03.2020
27 RBI accepted our suggestion.Exemption from caution listing under EDPMS extended for six months till30th September 2020 30-03-2020
26 Ministry of Commerce & Industry Relaxations provided on compliances to be met by units / developers / codevelopers of SEZs 30-03-2020
25 Relaxation provided to SEZ units 30-03-2020
24 Customs (ICD Bangalore) PN 14 – Option to avoid Container demurrage and Custodian charges for BoE filed but not cleared cargo 30-03-2020
23 Customs (ICD Bangalore) – Waiver of late fee charges with  Nodal Officers details 30-03-2020
22 Transportation of all goods declared Essential Service by MHA facilitating transportation of export/import cargo 29-03-2020
21 Ministry of shipping advice on not to impose container detention charges on import and export consignments 29-03-2020
20 Waiver of detention charges by Shipping lines between 22nd March  -14th April 2020 (both days inclusive) 29-03-2020
19 Trade Notice 59 : Facilitating duty free/ preferential imports of Indian exports  in partner countries withot  the preferential Certificate of Origin due to Covid lockdown 28-03-2020
18 MSL Advisory -Revised guidelines on Import Free time - Pan India 27.03.2020
17 Ministry of Railways Relaxation in Demurrage and Wharfage Rules 27.03.2020
16 RBI Covid Package covering rescheduling of term loan and working capital facility etc. 27.03.2020
15 TN EB will not disconnect for delay payments 27.03.2020
14 Customs (ICD Bangalore) PN 12 – Nodal Officers List 26.03.2020
13 Exemption from spices board sampling and testing on exports in  certain casess 26.03.2020
12 Customs (ICD TKD) – Waiver from late filing of BoE 26.03.2020
11 DGFT Helpdesk 26.03.2020
10 MHA Addendum to Guidelines for strict implementation by ministries departments, State , union territory governments and authorities 25.03.2020
09 No late fee on Bill of Entries for IGMs filed between 21st March -14th April 2020, if filed by 17th April 2020 24-03-2020
08 MHA Consolidated measures to be taken by Ministries Departments of Government of India, StateUnion Territory Governments and State Union Territory Authorities for containment of COVID-19 24.03.2020
07 Customs (Chennai) PN 21 - Specifying FF, Lines, CHA, CFS as essential – List of Nodal Officers 24.03.2020
06 Customs (Nhava Sheva) PN 33 – Waiver from late filing of BoE 24.03.2020
05 Ministry of Railways No haulage charge for empty containers and empty flat wagons 23.03.2020
04 DG Shipping Order No 4- Instruction to all Major and Minor Ports for dealing with COVID-19 20.03.2020
03 Forex related clarification by FEDAI 19-03-2020
02 Customs (Mundra) PN 7– Nodal Officers details 27.02.2020
01 Amendment in export policy of API & formulations making certain free for exports 25.02.2020

Updates on Covid-19