How to import of pet bottle scrap in india. Pet bottle scrap import license

Is import of PET water bottle (Used) scrap in bales form allowed in importer’s name directly? or can only be imported in the name of end user (recycled industry). How to import of pet bottle scrap in india. Is it compulsory to produce pollution control certificate issued to recycle industry? could we be importer and enter name of end user in consignee column? pet bottle scrap import license

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The ministry of environment, forests & climate change, through a order issued in July 2015, banned import of all used plastic or PET bottles scrap in india by recycling plants in India and asked these units to rely on similar waste generated within the country from now on. This drastic move is part of a two -step drive to push for better waste management in India while at the same time prevents the country from turning into a dump yard for global waste.

The order, which was issued by the ministry’s Hazardous Substance Management (HSM) Division, followed a meeting of an expert committee held last May which rejected all proposals to import used PET and other plastic waste on grounds there was enough plastic scrap available in the country, most of which remains unutilised and therefore created a disposal issue.

Exim Engine Reviewer Answered on December 8, 2016.
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Thanks for the best answer. kindly clarify about HS Code 39159042 under PET Bottle scrap that why it is freely importable? Although all other plastics are banned but this 39159042 is freely importable, then what this material actually is?

infinityEXIMventures Default Answered on January 6, 2017.
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      Import of plastic wastes/scrap (except PET bottle waste/scrap) shall be permitted only against a licence. The import PET bottle waste/scrap shall continue to be freely importable
Exim Engine Reviewer Answered on January 6, 2017.
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