Procedure and Criteria for Export of Nitrile/NBR Gloves

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Procedure and Criteria for Export of Nitrile/NBR Gloves

The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has issued the procedure and criteria for the export of Nitrile/NBR Gloves vide Trade Notice No.31/2020-21. With this notification, the DGFT has amended the Export Policy of Nitrile/NBR Gloves and placed their exports in the Restricted Export Item (Non-SCOMET) category from prohibited earlier. Hence the exporter needs to obtain an export authorization from the Government for shipments of Nitrile/NBR Gloves.

DGFT also announced that export quota for Nitrile/NBR Gloves has been fixed and shipment will be allowed only based on the export quota. The exporter can apply for export authorization/license online through the New DGFT Platform under Non-SCOMET Restricted items sections. The present article briefs the Procedure and Criteria for Export of Nitrile/NBR Gloves

Important Announcement for Exporter

The Trade Notice on 27th October 2020 has outlined the Procedure and Criteria for submission and approval of online applications for the export of Nitrile/NBR Gloves.

  • The DGFT has announced that the Nitrile/NBR Gloves is put it in the restricted category, making it mandatory for exporters to get a license from DGFT for export of the product.
  • As per the procedure, the DGFT also announced that the export quota for Nitrile/NBR Gloves has been fixed and shipment will be allowed for the period from October 2020 to November 2020.
  • The exporter (only manufactures) can apply for export authorization as Non-SCOMET Restricted items and exports are not required to forward any hard copy of the application via email or post to DGFT.
  • Exporters who have already filed an online application for the export of Nitrile/NBR Gloves need not apply again. Even though, they need to submit the required documents through [email protected] mentioning the file number in the subject of the mail.

Amendment in Export Policy of Nitrile/NBR Gloves – DGFT notification dated October  22nd,2020

As per the Trade Notice No.42 dated 22.10.2020, DGFT has amended the Export Policy of Nitrile/NBR Gloves and placed their exports in the Restricted Export Item (Non-SCOMET) category from prohibited earlier. Hence the exporter needs to obtain an export authorization from the Government for shipments of Nitrile/NBR Gloves.

Procedure and Criteria for Export of Nitrile/NBR Gloves

As per the trade notice dated October 27, 2020, DGFT also announced that the export quota for Nitrile/NBR Gloves has been fixed and the application filed for the export of Nitrile/NBR Gloves from 2nd November – 6th November 2020 will only be considered for the issue of export authorization.

All applications for the export of Nitrile/NBR Gloves will be processed as per the Handbook Procedure. Only one application per Import Export Code (IEC) will be considered during a Month.

The validity of Export Authorization/License

The validity of Export Authorization for the export of Nitrile/NBR Gloves (Nitrile/NBR Gloves) is 3 months from the date of the issue.

Criteria for Issuance of Export License

As per the DGFT guidelines, the below-mentioned eligibility criteria are applicable for the issuance of Export licenses:

  • The firm applies for the export license should be the manufacture of Nitrile/NBR Gloves.
  • The applicant needs to submit the following documents to DGFT for obtaining the Export License
    • Documentary proof of manufacturing of Nitrile/NBR Gloves.
    • Copy of Purchase order or Invoice
    • Copy of the Import Export Code of the Firm
  • Undertaking duly signed by the authorized signatory in company letterhead to be submitted by the manufacturer certifying that as on date, all domestic commitments have been fulfilled.

Note: All documents must be duly self–attested by the authorized person of the firm.

Procedure to get the License for Export of Nitrile/NBR Gloves

The exporter can obtain the Export Authorization of Non-SCOMET Restricted items by applying DGFT‘s ECOM application module. After a successful login using the ECOM application module through Digital Certificate on the new DGFT website, the ECOM Reference number will be displayed.

After providing the following details, the exporter needs to upload all supporting documents (refer above).

  • Shipment Details
  • Details of Products to be exported
  • Details of foreign Buyer or Consignee

Once the DGFT accepted the license request, the export authorization for the shipment of Nitrile/NBR Gloves will be issued.

Click here to know more about the detailed Procedure to Obtain Export Authorization of Non-SCOMET Restricted items

Other Conditions to Get Export License

  • All the relevant documents as specified above must be submitted along with the application to verify the eligibility criteria and to issue an export license.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered for any allocation.
  • Any application received through email or submitted outside the timeline prescribed will not be considered for the monthly quota for the export of Nitrile or NBR Gloves.

The DGFT’s notification pertaining to the Procedure and Criteria for Export of Nitrile/NBR Gloves is attached below for reference.

TN31

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