DGFT Policy Circular No- 19/2003, dated 11.11.2003
Clarification - Import of second hand photocopier machines, Air Conditioners, Diesel Generating Sets, etc.
1. In continuation of Policy Circular No.16 dated 29.9.2003 whereby it was
clarified that Second Hand Personal Computers(PCs)/Laptops are covered under the
definition of Second Hand goods, it is further clarified that the second hand
Photocopier Machines, Air Conditioners, Diesel Generating Sets, etc., are also
covered under the definition of “Second Hand Goods” and their import is governed
by the Provisions of Para 2.17 of EXIM Policy, 2002-07. In view of this, Second
Hand Photocopier Machines, Air Conditioners, Diesel Generating Sets, etc., can
also not to be permitted for import under EPCG Scheme under the provisions of
Para 5.1 of EXIM Policy even if these are less than ten years old and even for
2. However, import of new Personal Computers (PCs) /Laptops , Photocopier Machines, Air Conditioners, Diesel Generating Sets, etc., may be permitted under EPCG Scheme provided these are required for manufacturing of goods or rendering services.
3. Licensing Authorities are advised to take action accordingly.
4. This issues with the approval of DGFT.
Jt.Director General of Foreign Trade