Govt bans Export of Personal Protection Equipment and Masks [Read Notification]

DGFT - Export Policy - Masks - Amendment - Taxscan

The Government of India has prohibited the export of Personal Protection Equipment and masks as per the notification dated 25th February 2020 of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. These include NBR Gloves. Medical googles, N-95 masks, and coveralls (class 2/3/4)

However, the government has exempted Surgical Masks/ Disposable Masks (2/3 Ply), all gloves, all Ophthalmic instruments and appliances, surgical blades, bon-woven shoe covers (disposable), breathing appliances used by Airmen, Divers, mountaineers or Firemen, gas masks (with chemical absorbent for filtration against poisonous vapor, smoke, and gases), HDPE Tarpaulin/Plastic Tarpaulin, PVC conveyor belt, and Biopsy Punch.

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