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Retrospective issuance of Certificate of Origin (CoO) under India Trade Agreement

Retrospective issuance of Certificate of Origin (CoO) under India Trade Agreement

On account of the lockdown situation in India due to Pandemic Covid-19, the issuance of Certificate of Origin under Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreements (CECA), Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreements (CEPA), Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs) are temporarily closed and would be issued retrospectively by the concerned Indian agencies after open their offices.

Hence, the customs authorities and other competent authorities with whom India has entered a trade agreement may allow eligible imports on condition of subsequent production of Certificate of Origin by Indian exporters. (Vide Trade Notice no. 59/2019-20 dated 28th March 2020 issued by Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT))

 

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