PUBLIC NOTICE NO.  98 (RE-2008)/2004-2009 dated 24.10.2008
Amended para 4A.2.1 - Value Addition

In exercise of powers conferred under Paragraph 2.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy 2004-2009, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby makes the following amendments in Handbook of Procedures, Vol. I (RE-2008):

1. Paragraph 4A.2.1 related to value addition stands amended as follows:

Value Addition


Under the scheme for export of jewellery, value addition shall be calculated as per paragraph 4A.6 of FTP. Minimum value addition shall be:

Sl. No. Item of Export Minimum Value Addition
a) Plain gold/platinum /silver jewellery and Articles and ornaments like Mangalsutra containing gold and black beads/imitation stones, except in studded form of jewellery. 3%
b) All types of Studded gold/ platinum/ silver Jewellery and articles thereof. 5%
c) Any jewellery/ articles manufactured by fully mechanised process 1.5%
d) Gold/ silver/ platinum medallions & coins (excluding coins of the nature of legal tender) 1.5%
e) Gold/ silver/ platinum findings/ mountings manufactured by mechanised process 2.25%

This issues in Public interest.


(Issued from F.No.01/94/180/G&J –Value Addition /AM09/PC.4) - India's Premier portal on DGFT matters