India publishes notification for prohibiting import of PET flakes in Trade Policy

On October 24, 2019, India’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry published the notification for prohibiting import of PET flakes made from used PET bottles in 2015-2020 Foreign Trade Policy.

The notification provides as follows.

 

Existing Policy Condition No.2 Revised Policy Condition No.2
The import PET bottle waste/scrap is “Prohibited” as per OM No. 23-4/2009-HSMD dated 30-08-2016. The import of PET bottle waste/scrap/ PET flakes made from used PET bottles etc is “Prohibited” as per OM No. 23-4/2009-HSMD dated 30-08-2016 and O.M. No.23/66/2019-HSM dated 03/10/2019 of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

The notification can be downloaded from the following URL (in English)

http://dgft.gov.in/sites/default/files/notification%20No.%2026%20dated%2024.10.2019%20in%20E.pdf