DGFT Notifies the Procedure for Import of Water Melon Seeds
On December 6, 2021, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) released a public notice addressing the procedure for importing Water Melon Seeds – Other under ITC(HS) 12077090 from January 1, 2022 to March 31, 2022.
Watermelon seeds cannot be imported in excess of 15,000 MT, according to Ministry of Commerce and Industry instructions.
With effect from the date of this Public Notice and no later than December 13, 2021, the DGFT will seek new applications for import authorisation for Water Melon Seeds – Other (ITC(HS) 12077090) as follows:
i. Applications whose Importer-Exporter Code (IEC) issuing date is on or after the date of this Public Notice will not be accepted.
ii. Processors will only examine applications based on their own processing capacity on an Actual User basis.
iii. Applicants must present a self-certified copy of a document issued by Central/State/District Authorities specifying the processing capacity of each processing unit. Prior to the publication of this Public Notice, the certificate shall be dated.
iv. In addition to the online application, a valid FSSAI licence is required.
v. Only one application per IEC will be taken into consideration.
The monthly/annual processing capacity of the applicant, as well as previous imports, will be taken into account while reviewing the applications. At any time, the DGFT reserves the right to make changes to the allocation as it sees fit.
All holders of import authorizations must ensure that the import consignments covered by the authorizations arrive in Indian ports on or before March 31, 2022.
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