Ban on import of Seal Skins in any form
April 5, 2018
Members of the Council
Sub : Ban on import of Seal Skins in any form
The DGFT has issued a Notification No. 59/2015-10 dated 28.3.2018 (copy enclosed) prohibiting the import of seal skin in any form falling under Chapter 41, 42 or 43.
It may be recalled that the vide Notification No.33/2015-20 dated 3rd Jan 2017 (copy enclosed) import of the following skins/fur skins into India have been prohibited by DGFT. CLE had already requested the Government to remove this import ban and allow import of such leathers procured from commercial farms abroad.
|Exim Code||Item Description||Import Policy|
|43011000||Of mink, whole, with or without head, tail or paws||Prohibited|
|43016000||Of fox, whole, with or without head, tail or paws||Prohibited|
|43018000||Other furskins, whole, with or without head, tail or paws||Free. However import of fur of Chinchilla is Prohibited|
Members may kindly note the above
Thanks and regards
R. Ramesh Kumar