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(TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA EXTRAORDINARY
PART -I, SECTION -I)
Government of India
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Department of Commerce
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
Public Notice No. 04 /2015- 2020
New Delhi: 3rd May , 2016
Sub: Notification of new Appendix 5D containing the list of services for which payment is
received in Rupee terms which could be counted towards discharge of Export Obligation under
the Export Promotion Capital Goods(EPCG) Scheme.
1. In exercise of powers con ferred under paragraph 2.04 of the Foreign Trade Policy,
2015- 2020, as amended from time to time, the Director General of Foreign Trade, hereby amends
the annexure to Public Notice No.1, 2015 -2020 dated 1
st April 2015(Appendices and Aayat Niryat
Forms) by notifying a new Appendix 5D .
2. Payments which have been received in foreign exchange or which would have been
otherwise received in foreign exchange, but paid in Indian Rupees (INR), out of the amount
remittable to the overseas principal, or out of remittances to be sent by the overseas buyer, for
services rendered in Customs notified areas to a foreign liner including through its agents in India,
given below would be considered as deemed to be received in foreig n exchange and deemed to
be earned in foreign exchange and shall be counted towards discharge of export obligation with
effect from 1.4.2015 under EPCG scheme :
A. Maintenance & repair of vessels.
Services provided for ship repair, dry dock and maintenance by ship repair
B. Pushing & towing services.
(i) Pilotage Services.
(ii) Shifting of vessels.
(iii) Warping Services.
(iv) Charges for detention of pilot.
(v) Towing Services.
(vi) Cold movement Services.
(vii) Pullback tug Services for Single Point Mooring (SPM) operations.
(viii) Tug Services.
(viii) Pilot cancellation Charges.
C. Supporting services for maritime transport.
(i) Port dues for entry of vessels.
(ii) Service charges for supply of water/fresh water to vessels.
(iii) Berth hire Services.
(iv) Anchorage Services for stay of vessels at Anchorage.
(v) Tug hire for miscellaneous services to carry pilots and other crew from and
to the shore, supply ship stores etc.
(vi) Hire of launch for special jobs.
(vii) Hire of Fire Float / Fire tender
(viii) Hire of Diving services.
(ix) Services for providing pneumatic fender (including to and fro
transportation of fenders at Dock/ Oil Jetties/ Barge Jetties/ IWAI Jetty/ Any
other Jetty or Anchorage point)
(x) Supply of skilled man-power for marine services.
(xi) Pilot attendance Services at SPM.
(xii) Reefer Container Charges.
(xiii) Storage Services, shutout charges.
(xiv) Terminal Handling Services.
(xv) Stevedoring Services.
(xvi) Cargo Dispatch Services.
(xvii) Cargo Storage Services.
(xviii) Bunker Supply Services.
(xix) Garbage Collection Services.
(xx) Slop Collection/ Disposal Services.
(xxi) Tank Washing Services.
(xxii) Internal Transportation Services.
(xxiii) Warehousing Services.
(xxiv) Inter-carting Services.
(xxv) Packing Services.
(xxvi) Survey & Inspection Services
(xxvii) Barge Charges
(xxviii) Ship Chandling Services
(xxix) Shore Crane Hire Services
(xxx) Equipment Hire Services viz Forklift, Excavator, Payloader, Reach Stacker,
Empty Handler, Hydra, Screening Net, Gangway, Grab, Hydra Cranes,
Generator, Power supply etc .
(xxxi) Gangway hire Services
(xxxii) Security Services for providing security guards
(xxxiii) Cargo consolidation charges for export cargo
(xxxiv) Dispatch Services
(xxxv) Handling Services not specified elsewhere
(xxxvi) Phytosanitary Services
(xxxvii) Lighterage Charges
(xxxviii) Gas freeing certificate charges
(xxxix) Shifting and Weighment Services
(xl) Wagon Handling Services
(xli) Grab transportation Services
(xlii) Hot work Permit Services
(xliii) Refloating Services.
(xliv) Cargo Brokering charges for export cargo
3. Services provided in respect of ‘vessel related charges’ for coastal and inland vessels
and ‘Cargo related charges’ in respect of coastal cargo, coastal containers and coastal empty
containers will not be counted for discharge of E.O. under EPCG Scheme.
E ffect of this Public Notice : List of services, payments for which are received in Rupee terms and
which can be counted towards discharge of Export obligation un der the EPCG Scheme, is notified.
Appendix 3E shall not be applicable for EPCG scheme.
Director General of Foreign Trade
(Issued from File No. 18/110/AM16/PC -5)