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)