On 6th October amendments were introduced in the Export Policy of personal protection equipment or Masks by the Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), which are either exported as part of Kits or as individuals.
According to the powers given by Section 3 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 to DGFT, amendment, read with Para 1.02 and, 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20, the Central Government amended the Notification No. 29 dated 25.08.2020 amending the Schedule 2 of the ITC (HS) Export Policy 2018 related to the export of Personal Protection Equipments/Masks.
The Notification No. 29 dated August 25, 2020, as amended by the Government of India to the extent that the export policy of N-95/FFP-2 masks or its equivalent is changed from “Restricted” to the “Free” category making all types of Masks freely exportable.
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