CBEC for speedy examination of carpets for composition

The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has called for speedy conduct of enquiry about composition,
value, etc of carpets. In its circular, it has also stated that care must be taken to ensure that export products including carpets should not be damaged or destroyed or cut for taking samples, conducting market enquiry or otherwise.

“It has been brought to the notice of Board by ministry of textiles and CEPC that in some cases, Customs field formations had caused damage to the carpets during examination/inspection of export consignments. This has resulted in loss of export order as well as financial loss to exporters,” a CBEC circular said. “In this
context, care must be taken to ensure that export products including carpets should not be damaged or destroyed or cut for taking samples, conducting market enquiry or otherwise.”

Further, for speedy conduct of enquiry CBEC for speedy examination of carpets for composition cases being referred to the Textiles Committee, Mumbai by the Customs authorities. These two experts are in addition to the nominated members of Carpet Export Promotion Council (CEPC).

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