Monthly Archives: October 2011

INTRODUCTION TO RULES OF ORIGIN IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE

Dated 15th October 2011 Rules of origin (ROO) are a tool to determine the country of origin of goods in international trade especially in cases of production or manufacture of goods in more than one country. These Rules are essential … Continue reading

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GIVING LEATHER INDUSTRY A COMPETITIVE EDGE

Dated 15th October 2011  A recent publication on “Intellectual Property, A business tool for SMEs,  A Guide for the Leather Industry “published by IPeurope (an EC initiative);while outlining the contours / facets of intellectual property unveils a blueprint for the … Continue reading

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INTRODUCTION TO TRADE PROTECTION MEASURES OF ANTI-DUMPING, SAFEGUARDS & COUNTERVAILING MEASURES UNDER WTO IN THE INDIAN CONTEXT.

Dated 15th October 2011 IMPORTANCE thereof…… The purpose of levying anti-dumping duty has been enunciated  by the Hon. Supreme Court of India in the case of Reliance Industries Vs the Designated Authority cited in (2006) 202 ELT 23(SC) in the … Continue reading

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ON COSMETICS IMPORT INTO INDIA

Dated 14th October 2011 THE EFFECTIVE DATE  FROM WHICH THE NEW COSMETICS IMPORT REGULATIONS WOULD COME INTO FORCE HAS BEEN SHIFTED TO 01.04.2013 (FIRST APRIL 2013). APPLY WELL IN TIME !! SOURCE: GOVT. OF INDIA, MINISTRY OF FINANCE   Disclaimer: … Continue reading

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HOW TO ACQUIRE SA 8000 FOR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

Dated 14th October 2011 In 1997, Social Accountability International (SAI) started to develop a cross-sectoral standard for auditing and certifying corporate responsibility known as SA 8000. This standard focuses on the social performance of a company and, in particular, of … Continue reading

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Recent Trade Facilitation & Regulations Measures undertaken by Indian Customs

Dated 14th October 2011  Self-Assessment in Customs : Vide Finance Act, 2011, ‘Self-Assessment’ has been introduced under the Customs Act.  Under ‘self-assessment’, responsibility of filing correct declaration lies with the importer or exporter.  The declaration filed by the importer or … Continue reading

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