The assignment of commodity codes, i.e. the classification of goods pertaining to the documents entitled Licence to Import Restricted Items and Imports through Designated State Trading Enterprises has been reviewed and updated in accordance with Notification No. 51/2015-2020 from the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT).
The chapter on Pre-Shipment Inspection in this overview has been brought up to date as regards the ports via which metallic waste and scrap may be imported from safe countries, i.e. Australia, Canada, the European Union (EU) Member States, New Zealand and the United States of America (USA), without the requirement of a pre-shipment certificate.