DGFT notifies Amendment in Export Policy of Personal Protection Equipments / Masks [Read Notification]

DGFT - Export Policy - personal protection equipment - Masks - Amendment - Taxscan

The Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), on Tuesday, amended the Export Policy of personal protection equipment or Masks which are either exported as part of Kits or as individuals.

The DGFT in exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992, as amended, 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 Central Government amended the Notification No. 29 dated August 25, 2020, to the extent that the export policy of N-95/FFP-2 masks or its equivalent is amended from “Restricted” to the “Free” category making all types of masks freely exportable.

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