Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs vide notification dated 30.06.2023 has extended the due date for mandatory declaration of additional qualifiers in import/export declarations. The prior circular dated 07th June, 2023 mandated additional qualifiers for import/export of certain plants and formulations of chemicals and medicines in case of all Bills of entry/ Shipping bills filed on or after 01.07.2023. The list of products for which this requirement is applicable and additional declarations mandated is also provided in the circular.
This is aimed at effective avoidance of queries, enhancing efficiency in assessment and facilitation, avoid making references to technical agencies and addressing basic causes for delays in clearance, apart from better aiding policy-making.
Due date for mandatory declaration of additional qualifiers in import/export declarations is extended from 01.07.2023 to 01.10.2023.