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import of second hand capital goods under EPCG scheme.

In terms of Para 2.31 of FTP 2015-20, import of second hand capital goods are allowed freely on payment of applicable duties with few exceptions.

DoC proposes to allow second hand CG imports under EPCG subject to specified T & C and a negative list. OM is attached.

In view of the recommendation of the Committee of Secretaries (CoS), the import of second hand capital goods under EPCG scheme was discontinued vide DGFT Notification No.01 (RE-2013)/2009-14 dated 18.4.2013.  However, import of second hand machinery is permitted under EOU/EHTP/STP/BTP scheme of the FTP 2015-20.


JS has desired first cut of T & C and negative list on Jan 17,2018.