Validity of ‘FTP’ and ‘HBP’ 2015-2020 further Extended upto 31/03/2022

Validity of the ‘Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-2020’ along with ‘Hand Book of Procedures (HBP)’ has been further extended upto 31/03/2022 by the DGFT.

Existing FTP and HBP became operational with effect from 01/04/2015 and were valid upto 31/03/2020, however, there has been 3 extensions in the validity thereof, i.e. upto 31/03/2021, 30/09/2021 and 31/03/2022, as the Govt. decides to continue providing benefits under various export promotion schemes in view of Covid-19 pandemic, etc. by extending the existing Policy/ Procedures.

DGFT Notification 33/2015-2020 dt. 28/09/2021: Further Extension of Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-2020, upto 31/03/2022

S.O. 4014(E).- In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 read with paragraph 1.02 of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-2020, as amended, the Central Government hereby makes, with immediate effect, the following amendments in the FTP 2015-2020:

1. In para 1.01, the phrase ‘shall remain in force upto 30/09/2021 unless otherwise specified’ is substituted by the phrase ‘shall remain in force upto 31/03/2022 unless otherwise specified.’

2. In para 4.14, the date ‘30/09/2021’ as appearing in the last line is substituted by ‘31/03/2022’.

3. In para 5.01(a), the date ‘30/09/2021’ as appearing in the second sentence is substituted by ‘31/03/2022’.

4. In para 6.01(d)(ii), the date ‘30/09/2021’ as appearing in the last line is substituted by `31/03/2022′.

Effect of this Notification: The existing Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 which is valid upto 30/09/2021 is extended upto 31/03/2022.

DGFT Public Notice 25/2015-2020 dt. 28/09/2021: Further Extension of Validity of Hand Book of Procedures (HBP) 2015-2020, upto 31/03/2022

1. In exercise of powers conferred under paragraph 2.04 of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-2020, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby makes, with immediate effect, the following amendments:

In the Handbook of Procedures (HBP), 2015-20:

1. In para 1.01, the phrase ‘shall remain in force until 30/09/2021′ is substituted by the phrase ‘shall remain in force until 31/03/2022.’

2. In para 3.20 (a), the phrase or 30/09/2021, whichever is later’ is substituted by the phrase or 31/03/2022, whichever is later’.

3. In para 4.12(vi), the date ‘30/09/2021’, as appearing in the first sentence is substituted by ‘31/03/2022.’

Effect of this Public Notice: Validity of the existing Hand Book of Procedures, 2015-20 is extended upto 31/03/2022.

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