DGFT prohibits import of PET flakes made from PET bottles

Oct 24, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) on October 24, 2019 has prohibited the import of PET flakes made from used PET bottles.

Therefore, DGFT amends from 39 of ITC (HS), 2017, Schedule – I (Import Policy) as under:

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 August 30, 2016

The import of PET bottle waste/ scrap/ PET flakes made from used PET bottles etc is “Prohibited” as per OM No. 23/66/2019-HSM dated October 03, 2019 of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

[Notification No. 26/2015-2020]


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