As you are aware, Government of India has taken-up a number of initiatives for promoting 'Ease of doing business'.
In this regard, the “Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC) has issued several circulars/ standing orders in recent times. For the sake of your convenience, the gist of some of the important measures is as follows: -
Renewal of Self Sealing and Self Certification Permission to the Exporters up-to 31st December, 2020
As per the standing Order NO.72/ 2016 dated 28/11/2016 issued by JNCH, all the permissions for Self-Sealing and Self-Certification of Export containers shall be granted on one time basis with initial validity up-to 31st December, 2020 in EDI System. For further details, please download the SO using below link-
Dispensing off the requirement of Mate Receipt
As per CBEC circular no 56/2016 dated 24/11/2016, the requirement has been dispensed off. For further details, please download the circular using below link-
Reducing/eliminating printouts in Customs Clearance
As per Circular No. 55/2016-Customs dated 23/11/2016, routine printing of GAR7 forms/TR-6 challans, TP Copy, Shipping Bill (Exchange Control copy and Export Promotion copy), Bill of Entry (Exchange Control Copy) etc may be done away with, however, there could be cases where printing is necessitated for variety of reasons like manual BoEs, insistence of importer, exporter, the same might be needed. For further details, please download the circular using below link-
Members are requested to take note of the above measures.