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Notification No. 21/2015-2020

Notification No. 21/2015-2020

Subject:- Amendment in the Export Policy of Personal Protection Equipment/ Masks

S.O.(E) In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulations) Act, 1992 (No. 22 of 1992), as amended, read with Para1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, the Central Government hereby makes following amendment in the Notification No. 20 dated 21.07.2020 read with Notification No. 16 dated 29.06.2020 amending the Schedule 2 of the ITC (HS) Export Policy 2018 related to the export of Personal Protection Equipments/masks, incorporating earlier amendments, as under:

 

Serial Number ITC HS Codes Description Export Policy Policy Condition
207A  

901850

901890

9020

392690

621790

630790

Following Personal Protection Equipments (PPEs) exported either as part of kits or as individual items-   
 1. Medical Coveralls of all Classes/Categories (Except Surgical drapes, isolation aprons, surgical wraps, and X-ray gowns)  Prohibited  Medical Coveralls such as Surgical drapes, isolation aprons, surgical wraps, and X-ray gowns are freely exportable.
 2. Medical Coveralls for COVID-19  Restricted  Monthly export Quota of 50 Lakh units of Medical Coveralls for COVID-19.
 3. Medical goggles   Restricted  Monthly export Quota of 20 Lakh units of Medical goggles 
 4. All masks other than non-medical/ non-surgical masks (cotton, silk, wool, polyester, Naylon, Rayon, Viscose- Knitted, Woven or Blended)  Prohibited  Non-medical/ non-surgical masks (cotton, silk, wool, polyester, Naylon, Rayon, Viscose- Knitted, Woven, or Blended) are allowed freely for export.
 5. 2/3 Ply Surgical Masks  Restricted  Monthly export Quota of 4 Crore 2/3 Ply Surgical Masks
 6. Nitrile/ NBR Gloves  Prohibited  
 7. Face Shields  Free  Face Shields are freely exportable.

 

 

2. Effect of the Notification:

Notification No. 20 dated 21.07.2020 read with Notification No. 16 dated 29.06.2020 is amended to the extent that the export policy of 2/3 Ply Surgical Masks, Medical goggles is amended from “Prohibited” to “Restricted” category and export of Face Shields has been made “Free”.

A monthly export quota of 4 Crore units per month has been fixed for 2/3 Ply Surgical Masks and 20 Lakh units per month for Medical Goggles for issuing export licenses to eligible applicants as per the criteria to be separately issued in a Trade Notice.

Read the Notification:

Noti 21 Eng (1).pdf - Google Chrome 2020-07-29 10.

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