“Import policy for specific tariff lines under Chapter 48 (Paper and Paperboard)…is revised from ‘free’ to free subject to mandatory registration under PIMS,” the DG of Trade said. (DGFT) in a notification.
He said the importer can apply for registration no earlier than five days before the expected arrival date of the import shipment.
The automatic registration number will remain valid for 75 days.
Multiple entries will be permitted in the same registration number during the validity period of the registration for the quantity permitted.
The PIMS will come into effect on October 1, 2022, allowing an entry invoice from October 1, 2022.
The possibility of online registration will be available from July 15 at https://imports.gov.in.
The 201 items include handmade cardstock, uncoated photographic base paper, wallpaper, airmail paper, duplicating paper, drawing paper, account book paper, poster paper, automatic data processing machine paper, unbleached kraft paper, tracing papers, aseptic wrapping paper and imitation paper. paper.
The government has a similar system for coal and steel imports.