Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Department of Commerce has permitted the Import of oxygen concentrators for personal use through post, courier or e-commerce portals, where Customs clearance is sought as "gifts", till 31 July 2021. Read the official notification below:
To be published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary Part-11, Section-3, Sub-Section (II)
Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Department of Commerce
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
Notification No. 4 /2015-2020
New Delhi, Dated:30th April, 2021
Subject: Amendment in Para 2.25 of Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20. S.O. (E): In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 and Section 5 of the FT(D&R) Act, 1992, read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, as amended from time to time, the Central Government hereby amends Pam 2.25 of Foreign Trade Policy (FTP), 2015-2020 as under:
Effect of the Notification: Para 2.25 of Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20 is revised to include import of oxygen concentrators for personal use through post, courier or e-commerce portals in the list of exempted categories, where Customs clearance is sought as "gifts", till 31 July 2021.
This issues with the approval of Minister of Commerce & Industry.
Director General of Foreign Trade &
Ex- officio Addl. Secretary to the Government of India
(F.No. 01/93/180116/AM- WPC-11(B)/E-1713)