Import / Export of Metallic Waste and Scrap In / to India


Dated 25th January 2013

Import of any form of metallic waste, scrap will be subject to the condition that it will not contain hazardous, toxic waste, radioactive contaminated waste / scrap containing radioactive material, any type of arms, ammunition, mines, shells, live or used cartridge or any other explosive material in any form either used or otherwise.
Import of following types of metallic waste and scrap will be free subject to conditions 1. 72041000 Waste and scrap of cast iron
2. 72042190 Other
3. 72042920 Of High speed steel
4. 72042990 Other
5. 72043000 Waste and scrap of tinned iron or Steel
6. 72044100 Turnings, shavings, chips, milling waste, saw dust, fillings, trimmings and stampings, whether or not in bundles
7. 72044900 Other
8. 72045000 Re-melting scrap ingots
9. 74040010 Copper scrap
10. 74040022 Brass scrap
11. 75030010 Nickel scrap
12. 76020010 Aluminium scrap
13. 79020010 Zinc scrap
14. 80020010 Tin scrap
15. 81042010 Magnesium scrap
Import of metallic waste and scrap listed above in shredded form shall be permitted through all ports of India subject to following conditions: a. Importer shall furnish the following documents to the customs at the time of clearance of goods: I) Pre-shipment inspection certificate as per the format in Annexure I to Appendix 5 from any of the Inspection & Certification agencies given in Appendix-5, to the effect that the consignment was checked for radiation level and scrap does not contain radiation level (gamma and neutron) in excess of natural background. The certificate shall give the value of background radiation level at that place as also the maximum radiation level on the scrap; and
II) Copy of the contract between the importer and the exporter stipulating that the consignment does not contain any radio active contaminated material in any form. Import from Hodaideh, Yemen and Bandar Abbas, Iran will be in shredded form only.
Procedure for import in unshredded compressed and loose form:
Import of metallic waste, scrap listed above in unshredded compressed and loose form shall be subject to the following conditions:- a. Importer shall furnish the following documents to the Customs at the time of clearance of goods: I) Pre-shipment inspection certificate as per the format in Annexure-I to Appendix 5 from any of the Inspection & Certification agencies given in Appendix-5 to the effect that: i) The consignment does not contain any type of arms, ammunition, mines, shells, cartridges, or any other explosive material in any form either used or otherwise, and that the consignment was checked for radiation level and it does not contain radiation level (gamma and neutron) in excess of natural background. The certificate shall give the value of background radiation level at that place as also the maximum radiation level on the scrap. ii) The imported item (s) is actually a metallic waste/scrap/seconds/defective as per the internationally accepted parameters for such a classification. II) Copy of the contract between the importer and the exporter stipulating that the consignment does not contain any type of arms, ammunition, mines, shells, cartridges, radio active contaminated, or any other explosive material in any form either used or otherwise.
Import of scrap would take place only through following designated ports and no exceptions would be allowed even in case of EOUs, SEZs:- 1.Chennai 2.Cochin 3.Ennore 4.JNPT 5.Kandla 6.Mormugao 7.Mumbai 8. New Mangalore 9. Paradip 10.Tuticorin 11.Vishakhapatnam 12. ICD Loni , Ghaziabad 13.Pipava 14. Mundra 15.Kolkata 16.ICD Ludhiana 17.ICD Dadri (Greater Noida) 18. ICD Nagpur 19.ICD Jodhpur 20.ICD Jaipur 21.ICD Udaipur 22.CFS Mulund 23.ICD Kanpur 24.ICD Ahmedabad 25.ICD Pitampur and 26. ICD Malanpur.
However, import of other kinds of metallic waste and scrap will be allowed in terms of conditions of ITC (HS).

SOURCE: GOVT. OF INDIA, Ministry of Commerce and Industry

 

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