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Govt removes export curbs on N-95 masks to promote outbound shipments

The government on Tuesday removed export curbs on N-95 masks, to promote outbound shipments of the product.

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Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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The government on Tuesday removed export curbs on N-95 masks, to promote outbound shipments of the product.

"The export policy of N-95/FFP-2 masks or its equivalent is amended from restricted to free category, making all types of masks freely exportable," the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) said in a notification.

In August, a monthly export quota of 50 lakh units was fixed for N-95/FFP2 masks or its equivalent for issuance of export licences to eligible applicants.

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First Published: Tue, October 06 2020. 20:34 IST
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