DGFT implements MoU between India and Myanmar for import of tur and urad from Myanmar

Sep 07, 2021 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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Finance & Taxation Compliance

The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) on September 06, 2021 has issued a public notice regarding the implementation of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar for import of 2,50,000 MT of Urad and 1,00,000 MT of tur by India.

India has agreed to provide an annual quota of 2,50,000 MT of Urad and 1,00,000 MT of tur of Myanmar origin to be imported, through private trade, over the next five financial years, that is from 2021-22 to 2025-26 (April to March).

Imports of Tur and Urad from Myanmar, during the fiscal year 2021-22 is allowed for import, subject to the following conditions:

• Import will be allowed only through the following 5 ports: (i) Mumbai, (ii) Tuticorin, (iii) Chennai, (iv) Kolkata and (v) Hazira.

• Import will be subject to production of "Certificate of Origin" certified by the authorized signatories of Department of Trade, Ministry of Commerce with stamps provided by the Government of Myanmar, which is being shared with the concerned Customs authorities of the above ports and CBIC.

• While providing the Origin Certificate (including details of the exporter, importer and quantity of pulses), the designated authority will send a scanned copy of the certificate to the e mail ID: [email protected]

• The importer here in India will send a mail to DGFT with scanned copy of the certificate issued as above along with its IEC details, for NOC on the same e-mail address as above, that is [email protected] DGFT will compare both these documents and allow NOC to the applicant importer, based on which Customs will clear the consignments.

[Public Notice No. 22 / 2015-20] [Gazette ID- 229447]



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