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Inviting suggestions on Review of the Foreign Trade Policy


PXL/HO/Cir-034/2019-20                                                                              Date: 11.07.2019



Inviting Suggestions on Review of the Foreign Trade Policy






Dear Sir/Madam, 


Subject: Inviting suggestions on Review of the Foreign Trade Policy.


We would like to inform our member-exporters that Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has issued Trade Notice 21/ 2019-20 dated 28.6.2019 and Trade Notice No. 22/2019-20 for inviting suggestions / inputs for framing new Foreign Trade Policy.


The present Foreign Trade Policy was notified on 1st April 2015 and is valid for five years which ends on 31st March 2020. A midterm review was held in December 2017 after the introduction of GST. The main objective of DGFT for inviting suggestions is to boost exports and domestic manufacturing and reducing trade deficit.


The suggestions may please be given separately for the Foreign Trade Policy and Hand Book of Procedures,  in the format given below or by following the instruction provided in the link below:


1.  Format to provide suggestion is appended below :


Sr. No.

Chapter of  FTP/ HBP/Appendix

Para of FTP/ HBP/Appendix

Suggestions for changes











 The suggestions may be mailed at “ftp2019-dgft@gov.in”,within 15 days from issue of this Trade  

  Notices enclosed.


2. It is also understand that due to large number of suggestions being received at email mentioned above a Google form has been created at link given below.



The suggestion may also be sent to us at our email romumbai@pharmexcil.com with a copy marked to ed@pharmexcil.com.


We are also enclosing Trade Notices for ready reference and information.


With regards,


 Udaya Bhaskar
Director General




Trade Notices