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July 22, 2021

CHEMEXCIL | Implementation of RMS for processing of Duty Drawback claims

July 22, 2021

As per Circular No. 15/2021-Customs dated 15th  July, 2021 to its field formations  regarding Implementation of RMS for processing of Duty Drawback claims.

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July 22, 2021

CONTAINER NEWS | Indian exporters feel the heat of container logjam

July 22, 2021

Foreign buyers have started canceling the shipments boarding from India because the exporters cannot avail any containers leading to consignments lying at various ports for weeks together.

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July 22, 2021

THE HINDU | Fearing export ban, traditional onion buyers abroad switch to other origins

July 22, 2021

With traditional buyers of Indian onions hesitating to place orders because of the Centre banning exports in September last year and in December, Pakistan is the major gainer as it offers the bulb at a price lower than India.

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July 22, 2021

CMA CGM | Bookings Stopped to Tunis/Rades

July 22, 2021

CMA CGM experienced severe operation delays in TUNIS / RADES, cumulating an average port stay of 25 days. As a result, TUNIS / RADES cargo evacuation treatment from our MALTA Hub is seriously affected. CMA CGM will be implementing a temporary stop booking for new shipments to TUNIS/RADES with immediate effect and until further notice

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July 22, 2021

DGFT | Public Notice No. 16/2015-20

July 22, 2021

Amendments in Handbook of Procedures 2015-20- reg.

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July 21, 2021

THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS | 1,000 shrimp containers stuck in Chinese ports, half of them from Andhra Pradesh

July 21, 2021

China suspects coronavirus traces on the outer packaging of the frozen shrimp exported from India. Each of these containers, on average, has 16 tonnes of frozen shrimp. These exports belong to 50 seafood export companies from the country, and of them, 25 are from Andhra Pradesh.

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July 21, 2021

INDIA SEATRADE | Bangladesh closes factories for 19 days operation suspension

July 21, 2021

Bangladesh’s merchandising industry is going through a 19 days operation suspension owing to the Eid-ul-Azha festival, and pandemic linked strict lockdown.

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July 21, 2021

THE LOADSTAR | Covid outbreak brings congestion havoc to South Vietnam ports

July 21, 2021

The lockdown in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) was extended for two weeks on Sunday, alongside the 19 other cities and provinces making up the entire southern region.

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July 20, 2021

SPLASH 24X7 | Ships back up across Covid-hit southern Vietnam

July 20, 2021

The Vietnamese government put the whole southern region into lockdown on Sunday as Covid-19 cases have soared recently. Ships are backing up Yantian-style off southern Vietnam as Covid-19 wreaks further havoc on Asian supply chains.

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July 20, 2021

THE HINDU | India’s rice exports likely to top last year’s performance

July 20, 2021

Non-basmati rice exports are likely to exceed last fiscal's record shipments of 13.08 million tonnes (mt) or at least remain around that level, according to trade and industry experts. Besides record non-Basmati loads, India, the world's largest rice exporter, also exported 4.6 mt of Basmati rice.

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July 20, 2021

TOI | Rajasthan: Monthly flight cargo movement rises by 200 MT

July 20, 2021

After the beginning of the domestic cargo terminal (DCT) at the city airport on June 1, the monthly cargo movement had seen an increase of nearly 200 metric tons (MT) compared to the volume when cargo operations were conducted through the temporary arrangement.

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July 20, 2021

DGFT | Public Notice No.15/2015-20

July 20, 2021

Enlistment as designated port in Para 2.54(d) (iv) of Handbook of Procedure, 2015-20

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July 19, 2021

LIVE MINT | Indian steelmakers set to gain as China weighs taxes on exports

July 19, 2021

According to the trade data released by the country, China’s steel exports rose 23% in June to 6.5 million tonnes (mt) from the preceding month (75% from a year ago) despite the removal of export rebates.

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July 19, 2021

FINANCIAL EXPRESS | Export hubs face worker shortage, as migrants stay away

July 19, 2021

Nearly two million people are working in different segments of the textile industry in Surat, which includes composite mills, spinning and weaving units, processing houses and about 400 textile trading markets.

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July 19, 2021

DGFT | Notice No. 10/2021-2022

July 19, 2021

Extension of Date for Mandatory electronic filing of Non-Preferential Certificate of Origin (CoO) through the Common Digital Platform to 01st Oct 2021

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July 19, 2021

JOC | Port delays disrupt Europe’s crucial short-sea network

July 19, 2021

Congestion across North Europe ports is forcing short-sea operators to deploy significantly more capacity just to maintain schedule reliability.

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July 19, 2021

CBIC | Circular No. 16/2021-Customs

July 19, 2021

Clarification regarding applicability of IGST on repair cost, insurance and freight, on goods re-imported after being exported for repairs, on the recommendations of the GST Council made in its 43rd meeting – reg

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July 19, 2021

CBIC | Notification No. 37/2021-Customs

July 19, 2021

Seeks to amend notification No. 45/2017-Customs dated 30th June, 2017, to clarify leviability of IGST, on recommendation of the GST Council.

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July 19, 2021

CBIC | Notification No. 37/2021-Customs

July 19, 2021

Seeks to amend notification No. 46/2017-Customs dated 30th June, 2017, to clarify leviability of IGST, on recommendation of the GST Council.

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July 19, 2021

MAERSK | Civil unrest South Africa – Impact on operations

July 19, 2021

The situation appears to be normalising, and the port terminals are back in operation. However, to ensure the optimal operation at the port and facilitate cargo flow, both imports and exports, MAERSK encourages all customers to release shipments and alleviate any impact on port congestion.

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July 19, 2021

MARITIME GATEWAY | Bangladesh Customs to function during EID holidays

July 19, 2021

The country’s customs houses and customs stations will remain open to facilitate export and import activities during the Eid-ul-Azha holidays.

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July 19, 2021

MARITIME GATEWAY | Spice exports to China on the rise

July 19, 2021

Chilli maintained to be the most sought after in the spices export basket, enabling India’s spices shipments to top the $3.5 billion mark in total exports during the 2020-21 fiscal. In 2019-20, the figure was $3.03 billion.

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July 19, 2021

KATHMANDU POST | Streamlining Nepal’s trade competitiveness

July 19, 2021

The second amendment to the Railway Services Agreement (RSA) between Nepal and India earlier this month has finally come as good news for those who are concerned about the transit rights of a landlocked country like Nepal.

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July 19, 2021

FIBRE 2 FASHION | India's TEA flags concern over container shortage, shipping cost rise

July 19, 2021

Shanmugham said that the shipping price increase is due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic that includes shortage of labour, congestion at ports and quarantined cargo.

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July 19, 2021

SME TIMES | Exports’ revival not far-off

July 19, 2021

Merchandise exports in June 2021 increased by $32.50 billion, 48.34% higher than the $21.91 billion recorded in June 2020 and 29.85% higher than the June 2019 mark of $25.03 billion.

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July 19, 2021

OUTLOOK INDIA | Govt announces launch of National Logistics Excellence Awards

July 19, 2021

On Monday, the government announced the launch of the National Logistics Excellence Awards, which will highlight best practices, including consolidation, process standardisation, technological upgrade, digital transformations and sustainable practices in the logistics sector.

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July 19, 2021

ECONOMIC TIMES | Govt exempts importers from stock limit on pulses; increases it for wholesalers and millers

July 19, 2021

On Tuesday, the central government decided to increase the stock limit on pulses wholesalers and millers and exempt importers from the same. Responding to the decision, pulses prices increased by 1% to 2% in the spot markets across the country.

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July 18, 2021

CONTAINER NEWS | CMA CGM suspends bookings to Tunisian ports

July 18, 2021

CMA CGM has decided to stop accepting bookings for the ports of Tunis and Rades in Tunisia "with immediate effect and until further notice" due to the severe operation delays.

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July 18, 2021

THE HINDU | MEMU special trains between Vizag and Kakinada from July 19

July 18, 2021

The railways have decided to run MEMU express special trains between Kakinada Port and Visakhapatnam

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July 16, 2021

FINANCIAL EXPRESS | Exports jump 48% in June, imports surge 98%

July 16, 2021

Merchandise exports shrugged off the Covid impact to surge by 48% in June from a year before, while imports staged a smart rebound with a 98% jump, signalling a recovery in both external and internal demands even though the growth was aided by favourable base effect.

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July 16, 2021

SRTEPC | Circular No. ES/103/2021-22

July 16, 2021

DGFT seeks inputs for the Foreign Trade Policy Agenda (2021-26)

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July 16, 2021

BUSINESS STANDARD | Special train with 180 shipping containers to arrive in Rajasthan

July 16, 2021

Because of the shortage of containers in Rajasthan amidst the pandemic, a special train carrying 180 shipping containers from Mundra port in Gujarat will arrive here on Saturday.

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July 16, 2021

DGFT | TRade Notice No. 09/2021-22

July 16, 2021

New Foreign Trade Policy (2021-26) - inviting suggestions regarding

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July 16, 2021

CONTAINER NEWS | Bangladesh cancels VGM permission of three depots

July 16, 2021

Bangladesh maritime regulator, the department of shipping (DoS), has cancelled the permission of Nemson Container Ltd, BM Container Depot Ltd, and Eastern Logistics Ltd, which conduct Verified of Gross Mass (VGM) in the off docks, due to their violation of the requirements of SOLAS convention and the DoS guidelines.

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July 16, 2021

HELLENIC SHIPPING | India: Key export tax refund scheme extended, aid to shipping cleared

July 16, 2021

The government extended the validity of a key tax refund programme for garments and made-up exporters. It rolled out a Rs 1,624-crore subsidy scheme for the shipping industry over five years, as it sought to offer further assistance to the sectors that have been hit hard by the pandemic.

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July 15, 2021

INDIA SEATRADE | Customs reduces clearance time for edible oil consignments at ports

July 15, 2021

With the shortage of domestic edible oil pushing up the need to raise imports quickly, the Indian Customs has put up special motoring and import clearances procedures for the commodity to reduce the clearance time for such consignments to about 3-4 days.

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July 15, 2021

TOI | Hit by global container shortage: Exporters

July 15, 2021

An increase in global freight charges has made booking charges of shipping containers from India to the US and Europe at least four times more expensive than last year.

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July 15, 2021

NEWS ON AIR | Mango varieties from north India on showcase in Dubai

July 15, 2021

On Thursday, the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), in collaboration with the India embassy and the importer LuLu group, organised a mango promotion programme in Dubai for varieties from northern India.

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July 15, 2021

MAERSK | Civil unrest South Africa – Impact on operations

July 15, 2021

Durban/KwaZulu Natal remains shut down. Johannesburg / Gauteng, whilst shut down, sees some depot’s and trucking operations starting up on a small scale and subject to appointments.

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July 15, 2021

CBIC | F. No. CBIC-140602/1/2021-O/o Dir (Drawback)- CBEC

July 15, 2021

Implementation of RMS for processing of Duty Drawback claims.

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July 15, 2021

THE HINDU | Indian sugar exports down to a trickle

July 15, 2021

Indian sugar exports are down to a trickle as its prices in the global market have dropped below 17 US cents a pound (₹28,150 a tonne). “India is practically out of the sugar market as prices in the global market have dropped to around 17 cents.

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July 14, 2021

ET | More clarity, please: Exporters want Govt to define the contours of the new Foreign Trade Policy

July 14, 2021

The US had challenged some export promotion schemes of India, alleging that these essentially created an uneven playing field for competing nations. The Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS), Exports Oriented Units Scheme, and sector-specific schemes were some of the subsidy programs under the lens.

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July 14, 2021

SPLASH 24X7 | Rail disruption continues to cause vessel congestion at Port of Vancouver

July 14, 2021

On Tuesday afternoon, there were reportedly 41 vessels at anchor waiting for berth space. While Canadian Pacific’s rail line into Vancouver is open, the railway is sharing the line with Canadian National, whose line is still out of service.

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July 14, 2021

OUTLOOK INDIA | In A First, Tripura to Export Jackfruit to Germany After London and Dubai

July 14, 2021

After London and Dubai, sweet jackfruits of Tripura are being exported to Germany for the first time. The first consignment of one metric tonne of fresh jackfruits was flagged off from here Wednesday.

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July 14, 2021

HELLENIC SHIPPING | India sugar stocks set to fall to 4-year low on record exports – trade body

July 14, 2021

On Wednesday, a leading trade body said that India’s sugar inventories had been depleted by 19%, and the country could start the 2021/22 marketing year with the lowest stocks in four years after mills exported a record amount in the current year.

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July 14, 2021

THE LOADSTAR | Fires and safety measures bring delays and congestion at Vancouver port

July 14, 2021

Trains have again been limping out of the port of Vancouver to the Canadian interior due to damaged tracks and increased safety measures.

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July 14, 2021

MARITIME GATEWAY | Crackdown on GST evaders continues

July 14, 2021

On Tuesday, the Finance Ministry said that the Centre continues to toughen the noose around GST evaders through its crackdown on fake invoices slowed down in recent months due to the COVID-19 resurgence.

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July 14, 2021

SPLASH 24X7 | Container congestion registered in every corner of the planet

July 14, 2021

Exclusive data from maritime intelligence service eeSea shows the world’s most congested box spots, ranking all ports by the sum of mainline vessels either in port or waiting.

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July 14, 2021

CONTAINER NEWS | Four new container vessels in Chittagong-Colombo route to lessen export backlog

July 14, 2021

The Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) has approved plying of four new feeder vessels in the Chittagong-Colombo route to lessen the mounting export cargo backlog at the inland container depots (ICDs).

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July 14, 2021

TRIBUNE INDIA | Centre approves extension of RoSCTL scheme for garment exporters till March 24

July 14, 2021

The government on Wednesday decided to extend the RoSCTL scheme for providing a rebate on central and state taxes to garment exporters on their outward shipments till March 2024.

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July 14, 2021

FINANCIAL EXPRESS | Cabinet okays scheme to provide Rs 1,624 cr over 5 years as subsidy to Indian shipping companies

July 14, 2021

On Wednesday, the Union Cabinet approved a scheme to provide Rs 1,624 crore over five years as a subsidy to Indian shipping companies in global tenders floated by ministries and CPSEs for the import of government cargo, an official statement said.

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July 13, 2021

THE FINANCIAL EXPRESS | Japan, US object to India’s frequent bans on onion exports

July 13, 2021

Both Japan and the USA have strongly objected to India’s frequent ban on onion exports at the World Trade Organization (WTO), claiming that such prohibitions without prior notification put importing countries in a difficult position.

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July 13, 2021

BLOOMBERG | FIEO on India's Exports Forecast

July 13, 2021

The Federation of Indian Export Organizations Director General & Chief Executive Officer Ajay Sahai addresses the impact on exporters' profits because of the rise in freight prices, plus India's exports forecast for the current fiscal year.

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July 13, 2021

CONTAINER NEWS | Bangladesh makes GPS tracker mandatory to stop cargo theft at highways

July 13, 2021

The Bangladesh government has made mandatory use of a global positioning system (GPS) tracker in covered vans to prevent theft of cargos on roads.

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July 13, 2021

THE HINDU | India begins talks on free trade agreement with UAE

July 13, 2021

Pact to help India increase exports in goods, services; lead to possible FTA with GCC. India has started talks on a free trade agreement (FTA) with the UAE, with expectations of a more significant pact with the group of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries taking place subsequently, a person tracking the matter has said.

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July 13, 2021

THE HINDU | India to sign MoU with Bangladesh to export 10 lakh bales of cotton annually

July 13, 2021

The Indian Government will soon sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bangladesh to export 10 lakh bales of cotton every year. "The MoU will facilitate a government-to-government transaction.

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July 13, 2021

THE HINDU | Edible oil import declines by 20% in June

July 13, 2021

Edible oil imports declined by 20% in June in view of upper stock within the nation. Import of edible oils into the nation stood at 0.96 million tonnes (mt) in June 2021 towards 1.21 mt throughout Could 2021, recording a decline of 20.08%.

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July 13, 2021

DGFT | Notification No. 14/2015-20

July 13, 2021

Extension of time limit for filing claims under Transport and Marketing Assistance (TMA) Scheme for specified agricultural products.

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July 13, 2021

ET | In competing with China and Vietnam, Indian exporters confront half-baked incentive schemes

July 13, 2021

Puran Dawar, President of Agra Footwear Manufacturers and Exporters Chamber (AFMEC), recalls the days when leather goods exported from Agra were acknowledged globally for their quality and competitive pricing. But leather exports got a blow because of Covid lockdowns and some policy missteps, Dawar says.

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July 12, 2021

NEW INDIAN EXPRESS | With help of railways, shipment sent to US, Europe from Bengaluru

July 12, 2021

The surging diesel prices and the environment-friendly option that trains offer are now giving Railways a significant edge over road transport. The world’s most extensive shipping line on Saturday sent its first-ever consignment from Bengaluru to US, UK, and Middle East markets via a container train from Whitefield.

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July 12, 2021

BUSINESS STANDARD | Govt identifies items for Customs exemptions review, asks for views

July 12, 2021

The government has identified a host of Customs exemptions for review and has invited suggestions from trade and industry bodies on the same.

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July 12, 2021

LIVE MINT | Bangladesh boom fuels Indian exports

July 12, 2021

Bangladesh jumped four notches to become India’s fifth-largest export destination in the year ended 31 March as exports to many of the nation’s traditional markets flinched because of the pandemic while its eastern neighbor continued to report economic growth.

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July 12, 2021

HINDUSTAN TIMES | Section of rice exporters to get a 6-month breather on pesticide inspection

July 12, 2021

While the government’s certificate of inspection is already compulsory for exporting rice from India to 27 EU countries and Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland; its mandatory requirement for the remaining 23 European countries have been extended from July 1, 2021, to January 1, 2022, an official said requesting anonymity.

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July 12, 2021

DGFT | IEC verification

July 12, 2021

Importer-Exporter (IEC) verification is now easy and real time. DGFT has made IEC verification APIs available on API Setu

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July 12, 2021

FRESH PLAZA | Bhutan waiting for exemption to export cabbages to India

July 12, 2021

The agriculture ministry’s aggregation centre facilitates the sale of 40 metric tonnes of cabbages every day. However, farmers say many are rotting in the fields. According to lyonpo, the government has requested an exemption to import cabbage for this season before the pest risk analysis approval, which will take some months

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July 12, 2021

TOI | UK minister celebrates British apple exports to India for 1st time in 50 years

July 12, 2021

UK international trade secretary Liz Truss has hailed the export of apples from England to India, for the first time in 50 years, as a sign of the UK-India Enhanced Trade Partnership in action.

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July 12, 2021

THE LOADSTAR | Import containers to be fumigated as Australia enforces Khapra beetle rules

July 12, 2021

Regulations needing import containers from 40 countries across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa to be fumigated to prevent the migration of Khapra beetles into Australia will be enforced from 12th July 2021.

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July 12, 2021

THE LOADSTAR | Antwerp is the new European pinch point as 2M shifts service calls

July 12, 2021

Antwerp is the new North European box port to suffer from the knock-on effect of terminal and quay congestion, with vessel berthing waiting times now extending to five days at the Belgium hub.

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July 12, 2021

CBIC | Notification No. 35/2021-Customs

July 12, 2021

Seeks to exempt basic customs duty on imports of specified API/ excipients for Amphotericin B and raw materials for manufacturing COVID test kits, till specified period.

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July 12, 2021

MAERSK | Civil unrest South Africa - Detention and demurrage update

July 12, 2021

The civil unrest in South Africa has broken out across the country, with significant incidents in the Durban and Gauteng areas. The political turmoil has resulted in some depots shutting down, and terminals are operating with a skeleton staff. For the period of 12th July – 19th July 2021, no detention will be invoiced. If there are any demurrage charges applicable, it will be in line with the advice from Transnet.

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July 12, 2021

DGFT | Notification No. 12/2015-20

July 12, 2021

Revision in Para 2.96 (b) of HBP, 2015-2020 and format of ANF-2C – reducing regulatory compliance burden-reg.

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July 12, 2021

DGFT | Notification No. 13/2015-20

July 12, 2021

Amendment in format of ANF-2H and ANF-2I of HBP, 2015-2020 – reducing regulatory compliance burden-reg.

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July 12, 2021

DGFT | Notification No. 13/2015-20

July 12, 2021

Amendment of Policy conditions of Chapter-48 of ITC (HS), 2017, Schedule-I (Import Policy).

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July 12, 2021

DGFT | Notification No. 14/2015-20

July 12, 2021

Supply of essential commodities to the Republic of Maldives during Year 2021-22 to 2023-24

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July 12, 2021

GATEWAY MARITIME | Hapag Lloyd suspends Bahrain bookings

July 12, 2021

Hapag-Lloyd has announced that it will not accept bookings from Bahrain to India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Colombo, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Yemen and Qatar

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July 11, 2021

TRIBUNE INDIA | Rice millers peeved over increase in freight charges

July 11, 2021

The Punjab Rice Millers and Exporters’ Industry is bothered over increasing freight charges by ‘self-styled’ truck unions by more than 50% for ferrying the export cargo to seaports in Gujarat and Maharashtra, thereby disrupting the rice trade.

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July 11, 2021

SEANEWS | CPA chairman declares an end to congestion at Chittagong

July 11, 2021

CHITTAGONG Port Authority (CPA) chairman Mohammad Shahjahan has declared that there isn't any container congestion at the port, with exports and imports flowing smoothly, reports the Dhaka Independent.

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July 11, 2021

THE HINDU | Ports hit as cargo growth declines

July 11, 2021

Slowing cargo growth and lower capacity utilisation have increased inter-port competition, putting pressure on pricing, say port operators and industry experts.

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July 11, 2021

THE HINDU | US, Japan move WTO against India onion export ban

July 11, 2021

At the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the United States and Japan have shown concerns about India's repeated bans on onion exports, claiming that such prohibitions without prior notice put importing countries in a challenging position.

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July 11, 2021

THE SUNDAY TIMES | Govt. plans to import sugar from India and dhal from Australia

July 11, 2021

As per a cabinet paper submitted by Trade Minister Bandula Gunawardena, sugar will be imported from the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd. (NAFED) and dhal from Australia’s JANTEC Group.

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July 10, 2021

TOI | Concor terminal opens for exports

July 10, 2021

A maiden export container rake of Container Corporation of India Ltd (Concor) from Goa was flagged off from its container terminal at Balli on Friday, thereby opening up the facility for exports.

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July 10, 2021

LIVE MINT | India expands export of mangoes to newer countries

July 10, 2021

India has extended its footprint of mango exports despite logistical challenges posed by the COVID19 pandemic.

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July 9, 2021

CONTAINER NEWS | FIATA and UIC reinforce their partnership

July 9, 2021

International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) and the International Union of Railways (UIC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 8th July to boost their longstanding partnership.

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July 9, 2021

TOI | Tyre exports hit 5 year high of Rs 14,097 crore

July 9, 2021

Tyre exports from India rose 60% in the last five years, going from Rs 8,825 crore in FY16 to hit a five-year high of Rs 14,097 crore in FY21. This despite a marginal contraction in FY20.

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July 9, 2021

CMA CGM | Revised quantum for Sea priority bookings– India to Europe Trade

July 9, 2021

CMA CGM informs that SPGO surcharge i.e the Sea Priority GO quantum from India to Europe, has been revised.

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July 9, 2021

THE HINDU | India, Nepal ease cargo movement rules

July 9, 2021

In another milestone under India’s “Neighbourhood Policy,” India and Nepal have consented to allow cargoes in all categories of wagons that can carry freight on the Indian Railways network within India to also carry freight to and from Nepal.

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July 8, 2021

THE INDIAN EXPRESS | Cabinet reshuffle: Full list of ministers in Narendra Modi’s government

July 8, 2021

On Wednesday, thirty-six new ministers joined the government in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mega cabinet reboot. Ahead of the rejig, 12 ministers resigned, including Ravi Shankar Prasad, Harsh Vardhan, Prakash Javdekar, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, and Santosh Gangwar.

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July 8, 2021

THE HINDU | AP Chambers seeks industry status for logistics sector

July 8, 2021

The AP Chambers has appealed to BJP national general secretary and Rajya Sabha MP Arun Singh to accord industry status to the logistics sector.

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July 8, 2021

GATEWAY MARITIME | No container congestion at Chittagong Port

July 8, 2021

Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) Chairman Rear Admiral Mohammad Shahjahan stated no container congestion in the Chittagong.

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July 8, 2021

LLOYDS LIST | Port of Vancouver operations disrupted by wildfire threat

July 8, 2021

The British Columbia Wildfire Service said a hot, dry summer is predicted for much of the province and that the heightened wildfire situation is expected to persist well into July.

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July 8, 2021

TOI | CBIC streamlines faceless assessment for faster customs clearance

July 8, 2021

The CBIC has streamlined sure processes in Customs faceless evaluation. A customs officer must talk his ‘first resolution’ on the import doc filed by an importer within three working hours.

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July 8, 2021

MAERSK | Shipper’s own container(s) – Iranian containers

July 8, 2021

Maersk does not accept any Iranian-owned containers on its vessels. Do not book any shipment with Maersk using a shipper’s own container where such container is Iranian. Potential fines and penalties apply to all parties.

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July 8, 2021

THE HINDU | Govt working on detailed strategy to achieve export target of $400 billion

July 8, 2021

The Centre is engaged in an in-depth technique to realize the bold items export goal of $400 billion set for the present fiscal. It is region-wise and  product-specific breakups, so focussed initiatives and choices for accelerating progress may very well be taken, keeping with officers near the event.

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July 8, 2021

MARITIME GATEWAY | CBIC upgrades platform for AEO filing

July 8, 2021

The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has revealed the upgraded version of the online filing of Authorised Economic Operators (AEO) T2 and T3 applications platform, www.aeoindia.gov.in, where the AEO web application will also be accessible.

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July 8, 2021

LIVE MINT | In a first, GI certified Madurai jasmine flowers exported to US, Dubai

July 8, 2021

For the first time ever, Geographical Indications (GI) certified Madurai jasmine and other traditional flowers such as button rose, lily, chamanthi, and marigold were exported to the US and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from Tamil Nadu on Thursday

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July 8, 2021

SME TIMES | Goyal to helm exports revival with added Textile portfolio

July 8, 2021

The Commerce and Industry, and Food, Consumers Affairs and Civil Supplies Minister has now been entrusted with the charge of the Textile ministry.

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July 8, 2021

MARITIME GATEWAY | India opposing carbon border tax

July 8, 2021

Indian environment minister Prakash Javadekar opposed the European Union’s (EU) plan to levy an additional ‘carbon border tax’ on imports from countries like India that do not have strict norms for controlling industrial greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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July 8, 2021

DGFT | Trade Notice no. 08/2021-22

July 8, 2021

Acceptance, processing and issuance of claims under MEIS, SEIS, ROSL, ROSCTL in the DGFT IT modules

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July 8, 2021

CHEMEXCIL | EPC/LIC/MSME

July 8, 2021

New Definition of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises - Addition of Retail and Wholesale Trade.

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July 8, 2021

ET | Non-basmati rice exports to China set to soar threefold

July 8, 2021

As per industry insiders, Indian exporters have offered broken rice at $300-350 per tonne to Chinese buyers, lower than ruling global prices of $390-400 per tonne.

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