Cir(089)/2023                                                                 11th July 2023



Sub.: Amendments in HSN codes of Cotton for importing under India-Australia ECTA – reg.

Dear Sirs/ Madam,

This is to inform you all that DGFT vide public notice number 21/2023 dated 10th July 2023 has revised the HSN codes for cotton under India-Australia ECTA TRQ in sync with the Ministry of Finance Notification no 38/2023-Customs dated 23rd May 2023 by substituting HSN 52010020 with 52010024 and 52010025.

It may kindly be note that the TRQ for cotton to be imported at 0% duty under India-Australia ECTA remains the same as before i.e. 51,000 MT per calendar year.

Detailed notification is attached for your ready reference.

Please note that in case any member is facing any issue in importing cotton under India-Australia ECTA, they can contact CITI for possible facilitation.

Placed for your kind information.

Thanking you

Yours faithfully,



(Chandrima Chatterjee)

Secretary General