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  • Shri Anupam Shah, Chairman, EEPC India presenting a memento to the Hon`ble President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the inaugural ceremony of Diamond Jubilee Celebration of EEPC India held on 3rd September, 2015 at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi
  • Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Commerce & Industry, Govermment of India addressing the gathering at the inaugural ceremony of Diamond Jubilee Celebration of EEPC India
  • Hon`ble President of India felicitating Shri R C Maheshwari, Former Chairman, EEPC India (1974 - 1977) with the specially made memento
  • Shri M C Shah, Former Chairman, EEPC India (1985 - 1990) is being felicitated by the Hon`ble President of India
  • Shri T S Bhasin, Senior Vice-Chairman, EEPC India presenting a memento to Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon’ble Union Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India at the inaugural ceremony of Diamond Jubilee Celebration of EEPC India
  • Smt. Rita Teaotia, Commerce Secretary, Government of India addresses the gathering at the inaugural ceremony of Diamond Jubilee Celebration of EEPC India held on 3rd September, 2015 at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi

ENGINEERING EXPORT INFO-BULLETIN | VOL. 17 | ISSUE NO. 37 | SEPTEMBER 14, 2015

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Contents

From Chairman’s Pen

OVERSEAS SECTION

Global Business Opportunities

DOMESTIC SECTION

For information about
EEPC INDIA visit :
www.eepcindia.org

Highlights

Govt. Notifications/ Circulars

  • Public Notice No. 34/2015-2020 (RE-2015) - Trade in Border Haats across the border in Tripura between Bangladesh and India.
  • A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 11 - Exchange Earners’ Foreign Currency (EEFC) Account Discontinuation of Statement pertaining to trade related loans and advances.
  • A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 12 - Guidelines for Grant of Authorisation for Additional Branches of FFMC/AD Cat. II.
  • A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 13 - Trade Credit Policy - Rupee (INR) Denominated trade credit.
chairman

My dear fellow exporters,

The Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India, New Delhi has issued a Notification No. 2/2015-Customs (SG) dated September 14, 2015 imposing 20% ad valorem Safeguard Duty on "Hot-rolled flat products of non-alloy and other alloy Steel in coils of a width of 600 mm or more” falling under heading 7208 or tariff item 7225 30 90. The Safeguard Duty will be effective for a period of 200 (Two Hundred) days from September 14, 2015. The said notification has already been hosted on the Council’s website for ready reference of the members. 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

(ANUPAM SHAH)

Overseas Information

TENDER INFORMATION

Bangladesh Bangladesh
(EEPC Ref. No. DB-1683)

Project                  

Rural Electricity Transmission and Distribution (T&D) Project
IDA Credit No. : 5381-BD
Project ID No. : P129920

DB Ref. No.         

WB4215-09/15 

Issued by              

Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Limited (PGCB)
IEB Bhaban, (4th Floor), Ramna
Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
Attn. : Md. Ashraf Hossain, Company Secretary
Tel. : +880-2-7116122
E-mail : se-design@pgcb.org.bd
Website : www.pgcb.org.bd

Package No.

PGCB/W-03

Reference No. 

PGCB/Sec (SSD & QC)/2015/6479

For

Design, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of 230/132/33kV GIS Substation at Keraniganj.

Tender cost          

Non-refundable fee of US$ 100 or Bangladesh Taka 8,000 in the form of Pay Order/ Demand Draft in favour of the Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Ltd. The Bidding Document may be sent through a courier for an additional fee of Bangladesh Taka 1,000 (local delivery) or US$ 120.00 (International delivery) in the form of Pay Order/ Demand Draft in favour of Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Ltd.

Bid security

US$ 500,000.00 (US Dollar Five hundred thousand) only or an equivalent amount in any freely convertible currency.

Bid deadline

28.10.2015

Bangladesh Bangladesh
(EEPC Ref. No. DB-1684)

Project                  

Participatory Small-Scale Water Resources Sector Project
Loan No. : 2542-BAN (SF)
Loan from ADB

DB Ref. No.         

ADB312-09/15 

Issued by              

Project Director
Participatory Small- Scale Water Resources Sector Project (PSSWRSP)
LGED HQ, RDEC Bhaban (Level-5), Agargaon
Sher-E-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka-1207
Tel. : +880-2-9127411
Fax : +880-2-9123169
E-mail : shaque_58@yahoo.com

Bid No.

LGED/PSSW/PD/G-SP/02/2015

For

Supply of 450MT U-Type Hot Rolled Steel Sheet Piles to be used in construction of cut-off-walls of hydraulic structures under the project.

Tender cost          

Visit the office of Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) at the address indicated above and pay a non-refundable fee of BDT 10,000 (Ten thousand) in cash.

or

Request for delivery by sending a written application to Project Director, PSSWRSP, Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) at the address indicated above. The application must include Demand Draft/Pay Order issued by a schedule bank in Bangladesh or a cashier’s or certified check issued by a reputed bank in an ADB-member country of BDT 10,500 (ten thousand five hundred) for local delivery or US$ 250 (two hundred fifty) for overseas delivery. The document will be sent by courier. No liability will be accepted for loss or late delivery.

Bid deadline

26.10.2015

Bangladesh Bangladesh
(EEPC Ref. No. DB-1685)

Project                  

Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Development (RERED)-II Project
IDA Grant No. : TF 019156-BD
Financing from IDA

DB Ref. No.         

WB4177-09/15 

Issued by              

Md. Maidul Islam
Senior Officer, Procurement
Infrastructure Development Company Limited
UTC Building, Level-16
8 Panthapath, Kawran Bazar
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Tel. : 880-2-9102171-8, Ext.# 143
Fax : 880-2-8116663
E-mail : maidul@idcol.org
Website : www.idcol.org

IFB No.

ICB/IDCOL/G-02/GPOBA/01

Package No.

G-02 under GPOBA-II for REREDPII

For

Procurement of Testing Equipment for IDCOL`s Technical Monitoring Facilities :
- Lot 1 : Procurement of Equipment for Electrical Test and Measurement
- Lot 2 : Procurement of Equipment for Chemical Testing (Bench Equipment, Not Portable)
- Lot 3 : Procurement of Equipment for ICS Portable and Specialized Equipment

Tender cost          

Non-refundable fee of BDT 1,000.00 or US$ 13.00.

Bid security

- Lot-1 : US$ 1,700.00 or an equivalent amount in BDT.
- Lot-2 : US$ 3,000.00 or an equivalent amount in BDT.
- Lot-3 : US$ 1,000.00 or an equivalent amount in BDT.

Bid deadline

21.10.2015

Uganda Uganda
(EEPC Ref. No. DB-1686)

Project                  

Energy for Rural Transformation Project II - Health Component
Loan No. : IDA 45540, IDA 52340
Project ID No. : P112334

DB Ref. No.         

WB4185-09/15 

Issued by              

Procurement and Disposal Unit
Ministry of Health
Plot 6 Lourdel Road- Nakasero
1st Floor, Room C105, Uganda
Tel. : +256 414 256 945
E-mail : jomusinguzi@yahoo.com

Bid No.

MOH/SUPLS/15-16/00103 

For

Supply of Solar Systems Spare Parts and Accessories for Health Centres in Buliisa, Moyo, Amolatar, Gulu, Soroti, Serere, Pader and Bududa Districts.

Tender cost          

Non-refundable fee of UShs. 200,000 (Uganda Shillings Two Hundred Thousand only) or equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.

Bid security

US$ 12,000 (United States Dollars Twelve Thousand only) or equivalent amounts in a freely convertible currency.

Bid deadline

15.10.2015

Source

UN Development Business Website

Bahrain Bahrain
(EEPC Ref. No. MEED-1293)

Tender No.                          

2015-167-PP-FRSD/RFP20153924133392

Tender for                            

Air-conditioning units

Tender details                      

Supply and installation of two package air-conditioning units at the EDD Juffair building no. 1.

Bid bond                              

BD 500

Cost of tender documents

BD 15

Closing date         

30.09.2015

Issued by              

Electricity & Water Authority
Directorate of Central Stores
Room 21-4, Ground Floor
PO Box 5325
Sitra, Bahrain
Tel. : (97317) 705555
Websites : www.mew.gov.bh; www.tenderboard.gov.bh

Bahrain Bahrain
(EEPC Ref. No. MEED-1294)

Tender No.                          

2015-168-PP-FRSD/RFP20153924133592

Tender for                            

Substation fans

Tender details                      

Supply and installation of extract fans at ETD primary substations, phase 1.

Bid bond                              

BD 500

Cost of tender documents

BD 15

Closing date         

30.09.2015

Issued by              

Electricity & Water Authority
Directorate of Central Stores
Room 21-4, Ground Floor
PO Box 5325
Sitra, Bahrain
Tel. : (97317) 705555
Websites : www.mew.gov.bh; www.tenderboard.gov.bh

Bahrain Bahrain
(EEPC Ref. No. MEED-1295)

Tender No.                          

2015-170-PP-ETD/RFP20153924133174

Tender for                            

Substation batteries

Tender details                      

Supply of battery sets for five ETD primary substations.

Bid bond                              

BD 1,000

Cost of tender documents

BD 25

Closing date         

30.09.2015

Issued by              

Electricity & Water Authority
Directorate of Central Stores
Room 21-4, Ground Floor
PO Box 5325
Sitra, Bahrain
Tel. : (97317) 705555
Websites : www.mew.gov.bh; www.tenderboard.gov.bh

Kuwait Kuwait
(EEPC Ref. No. MEED-1296)

Tender No.                          

PAHW/M/1029-2015/2016

Tender for                            

Cable networks

Tender details                      

Supply, extension and maintenance of medium and low-tension cable networks for sector E at the Sabah al-Ahmed residential town project.

Bid bond                              

KD 50,000

Performance bond

10 per cent of contract price

Cost of tender documents

KD 1,000

Closing date         

06.10.2015

Issued by              

Public Authority for Housing Welfare
Documents & Contracts Office
PO Box 23385
Southern Surra, Kuwait
Tel. : (965) 5301000
Fax : (965) 5387464
E-mail : webmaster@housing.gov.kw
Website : www.housing.gov.kw

Kuwait Kuwait
(EEPC Ref. No. MEED-1297)

Tender No.                          

ME/1064/2014/2015

Tender for                            

Medical equipment 

Tender details                      

Supply of medical equipment and accessories for primary healthcare centres in the Capital, Jahra and Hawally health areas.

Bid bond

2 per cent of tender price

Cost of tender documents

KD 75

Closing date         

13.10.2015

Issued by              

Central Tenders Committee
Health Ministry
PO Box 1070
Safat 13011, Kuwait
Tel. : (965) 2401200
Fax : (965) 2416574
E-mail : info@ctc.gov.kw
Website : www.ctc.gov.kw

United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
(EEPC Ref. No. MEED-1298)

Tender No.                          

2051500051

Tender for                            

Gas turbine filters

Tender details                      

Supply of fine filters and pre-filters for K station gas turbines in Jebel Ali.

Bid bond

5 per cent of tender price

Cost of tender documents

AED 500

Closing date         

18.10.2015

Issued by              

Dubai Electricity & Water Authority
Office of the Contracts Manager
Zabeel East, PO Box 564
Dubai, UAE
Tel. : (9714) 3244444
Fax : (9714) 3248111
E-mail : contracts@dewa.gov.ae
Website : www.dewa.gov.ae

Source

MEED.com website 

Domestic Information

PUBLIC NOTICE

Dated 9 September, 2015

Public Notice No. 34/2015-2020



The Directorate General of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Government of India, New Delhi has issued a Public Notice No. 34/2015-2020 dated 9th September, 2015 regarding Trade in Border Haats across the border in Tripura between Bangladesh and India. The above Public Notice has already been hosted in our Website (http://www.eepcindia.com/download/150914001937.pdf) for information of our Members.
Dated 14 September, 2015

Notification No. 2/2015-Customs (SG)



Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Government of India, New Delhi has issued a Notification No. 2/2015-Customs (SG) dated 14th September, 2015 regarding Notification No. 2 of 2015-Customs (SG) dated 14-09-2015 seeks to levy provisional safeguard duty on Hot-rolled flat products of non-alloy and other alloy Steel in coils of a width of 600 mm or more [heading 7208 or tariff item 7225 30 90] at the rate of 20% for a period of 200 days. The above Customs Notification has already been hosted in our Website (http://www.eepcindia.com/download/150914225121.pdf) for information of our Members.

EXPORT FINANCE

Dated 10 September, 2015

RBI/2015-16/173
A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 11




The Reserve Bank of India, Mumbai has issued A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 11, dated 10th September, 2015 regarding Exchange Earners’ Foreign Currency (EEFC) Account Discontinuation of Statement pertaining to trade related loans and advances. The above Circular has already been hosted in our Website (http://www.eepcindia.com/download/150914002051.pdf) for information of our Members.
Dated 10 September, 2015

RBI/2015-16/174
A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 12




The Reserve Bank of India, Mumbai has issued A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 12, dated 10th September, 2015 regarding Guidelines for Grant of Authorisation for Additional Branches of FFMC/AD Cat. II. The above Circular has already been hosted in our Website (http://www.eepcindia.com/download/150914002137.pdf) for information of our Members.
Dated 10 September, 2015

RBI/2015-16/175
A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 13




The Reserve Bank of India, Mumbai has issued A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 13, dated 10th September, 2015 regarding Trade Credit Policy - Rupee (INR) Denominated trade credit. The above Circular has already been hosted in our Website (http://www.eepcindia.com/download/150914002238.pdf) for information of our Members.

STEEL PRICES

Ex-Mandi Gobindgarh : on immediate payment basis

Mandi Gobindgarh
Open Market Rates of Rerollables (September 12, 2015)

(Inclusive of Excise Duty) (Trade Terms 1% Cash Discount) (Rate Rs. per Tonne)
Ingot
Arc/Ind. Furnace  
Round quality (21x25) 29,900/-
Structural quality (28x30) 29,900/-
Low carbon (12x16) 29,700/-
Semi low carbon (18x21) 29,500/-
5x6 Girder quality (25x30) 29,500/-
Runners/Risers 28,500/-
Bones/Clean 28,500/-
Billets & Squares  
50x50x63x63x65x65 mm MS -
75x75x80x80x90x90 mm MS 32,800/-
100x100 mm MS 32,800/-
125x125 mm MS/ Concast  
100x100 mm Concast-Billets 33,100/-
100x100 Concast-SAIL DSP 33,100/-
H.C. Billet SAIL 150x150 mm) -
H.C. Billet-Tisco 75x75 mm) -
Blooms  
Above 251 mm Bloom (HC) 32,400/-
Above 251 mm Bloom (MS) 32,400/-
(DSP) Bloom 160x250 mm 32,400/-
130/135/140 mm (Tisco) MS -
150x150 mm Concast (DSP) 32,400/-
150x150 mm MS (SAIL) 32,700/-
Bloom Cut into pcs. (MS) 29,900/-
Bloom Cut into pcs. (Medium) 30,000/-
Bloom Cut into (Patra Pass) 29,500/-

Slabs  
Durgapur Slabs 14"x3" -
Durgapur Slabs -
Bokaro Slab Heavy -
Tata Concast Slab (Heavy) -
Skelp Tisco -
Rails  
Untested Rail - 75 lbs. 31,300/-
Untested Rail - 90 lbs. 31,300/-
Untested Rail - 105 lbs. 31,500/-
Rej. Wheel (Big) -
Rej. Wheel (Small) 31,500/-
Cut Tyre (Big) 30,800/-
Cut Tyre (Small) 31,200/-
Melting Scrap (F.O.R.)  
Rolling Mill end (Fresh) 23,100/-
Good Godown 21,000/-
Godown Scrap 20,700/-
Turning 18,500/-
Tin Tapper 20,800/-
Sponge Iron 22,600/-
Pig Iron (F.O.R.)  
Foundry Grade 26,700/-
Steel Grade 25,100/-
C.I. Turning 18,600/-
Degi Scrap 23,500/-
Deg Casting 33,400/-
Ingot Moulds (Old) 22,600/-
Ingot Moulds (New) 34,400/-
Cut Ingot Moulds 23,400/-
Open Market Rates of Finished Goods (September 12, 2015)
(Inclusive of Excise Duty) (Trade Terms 1% Cash Discount)
(Rate Rs. per Qntl.)       

M. S. Rounds 4 mm 5 mm 6 mm 8 mm 10 mm 12 mm 16/20 mm 22/25 mm
Mild 3600/- 3450/- 3350/- 3400/- 3400/- 3450/- 3450/- 3340/-
Zindi Pass (Drawing) - - - 3480/- 3480/- 3450/- 3450/- 3375/-

                  Above rates of 6 mm rounds are of length up to 14’ Above 18’ = 3350/-

Heavy Rounds 28 to 53 mm 63 to 100 mm 110 to 125 mm 140 to 150 mm 165 mm 180 mm 200 mm
Mild 3340/- 3385/- 3500/- 3545/- 3600/- 3670/- 3725/-
M. S. Squares 4 mm 5 mm 6 mm 8 mm 10 mm 12 mm 16/20 mm 22/25 mm
Mild 3600/- 3400/- 3340/- 3340/- 3340/- 3380/- 3390/- 3340/-
M. S. Angles 20 mm 25 mm 32 mm 37 mm 50 mm 65 mm 75 mm 90 mm 100 mm 110 mm 150 mm 200 mm
3 mm 3600/- 3490/- 3490/- 3490/- 3540/- 3570/- - - - - - -
5 mm 3490/- 3465/- 3430/- 3430/- 3430/- 3430/- 3475/- 3500/- - - -
6 mm 3490/- 3465/- 3430/- 3430/- 3430/- 3430/- 3475/- 3500/- - - -
10 mm - - - - - - - - 3690/- - -
12 mm - - - - - - - - - 3800/- -
16 mm - - - - - - - - - - 3980/-
M. S. Flats 20 mm 25 mm 32 mm 37 mm 50 mm 65 mm 75 mm 100 mm
3 mm 3300/- 3320/- 3330/- 3380/- 3400/- 3780/- 3640/- 3480/-
5 mm 3350/- 3555/- 3455/- 3400/- 3000/- 3400/- 3400/- 3400/-
6 mm 3350/- 3555/- 3455/- 3400/- 3400/- 3400/- 3400/- 3400/-
10 mm - - 3455/- 3330/- 3330/- 3330/- 3330/- 3330/-
12/25 mm - - 3455/- 3330/- 3330/- 3330/- 3330/- 3330/-
18/19 Gauge 3700/- 3700/- 3700/- 3710/- 3740/- 3830/- 3660/- 3530/-

[Prices at other stockyards may vary]                                              [Source : Steel Town (Weekly), September 12, 2015]

EEPC INDIA OFFICE BEARERS

CHAIRMAN SR. VICE CHAIRMAN VICE CHAIRMAN

Anupam Shah 
Tel.: 91-33-22872511, 22874447 
Fax : 91-33-22875104, 22870780 
E-mail : chairman@eepcindia.net
              anupam@niphaindia.com

Tarvinder Singh Bhasin 
Tel.: 91-22-23738856, 23724381 
Fax : 91-22-23730107 
E-mail : tsb@bharatsprings.com
Ravindra Prakash Sehgal
Tel.: 91-33-2287-2256/8229/2290
Fax : 91-33-2287-9938
E-mail : ravisehgal5@gmail.com

REGIONAL CHAIRMEN / CHAIRPERSON

EASTERN REGION
Arun Kumar Garodia
Tel.: 91-33-40052700
Fax : 91-33-40052800
E-mail : corona@coronaind.com
              arun@coronaind.com
NOTHERN REGION
Kamna Raj Aggarwalla
Tel.: 91-181-2642001/02/03/04
Fax : 91-181-2642005
E-mail : gdpa@vsnl.net
              kamna.aggarwalla@gmail.com
SOUTHERN REGION
Mahesh K Desai
Tel.: 91-40-27617098/5131 (O)
91-40-27765793 (R)
Fax : 91-40-27614376
E-mail : hyd1_meera@sancharnet.in
              desai.mahesh64@gmail.com
WESTERN REGION
Pankaj Chadha
Tel.: 91-22-26455474 (4 Lines)
Fax : 91-22-26455478
E-mail : export@jyotisteel.com
               pankaj@jyotisteel.com

EEPC INDIA OFFICES

TERRITORIAL OFFICE REGISTERED & HEAD OFFICE
Bhaskar Sarkar
Executive Director & Secretary
EEPC INDIA
Vandhna (4th Floor), 11 Tolstoy Marg
New Delhi 110 001
Tel.: 91-11-23353353, 23711124/25
Fax : 91-11-23310920
E-mail : eepcto@eepcindia.net
URL : www.eepcindia.org
Suranjan Gupta
Addl. Executive Director
EEPC INDIA
Vanijya Bhavan (1st Floor)
International Trade Facilitation Centre
1/1 Wood Street, Kolkata 700 016
Tel.: 91-33-22890651/52/53
Fax : 91-33-22890654
E-mail : eepcho@eepcindia.net
URL : www.eepcindia.org

REGIONAL OFFICES

EASTERN REGION
Anima Pandey
Regional Director
EEPC INDIA
Vanijya Bhavan (2nd Floor)
International Trade Facilitation Centre
1/1, Wood Street
Kolkata 700 016
Tel.: 91-33-22890673/74
Fax : 91-33-22890687
E-mail : eepcrokol@eepcindia.net
NORTHERN REGION
Rakesh Suraj
Regional Director
EEPC INDIA
Vandhna Building (7th Floor)
11, Tolstoy Marg
New Delhi 110 001
Tel.: 91-11-23314171/74
Fax : 91-11-23317795
E-mail : eepcrodel@eepcindia.net
SOUTHERN REGION
C. H. Nadiger
Regional Director
EEPC INDIA
Greams Dugar (3rd Floor)
149 Greams Road
Chennai 600 006
Tel.: 91-44-28295501, 28295502
Fax : 91-44-28290495
E-mail : eepcrochen@eepcindia.net
WESTERN REGION
Rajat Srivastava
Regional Director
EEPC INDIA
B-202 & 220, Aurus Chambers
Annex "B", 2nd Floor Behind Mahindra Tower
S.S. Amrutwar Marg
Worli, Mumbai 400 013
Tel.: 91-22-4212 5555
Fax : 91-22-4212 5556
E-mail : eepcromum@eepcindia.net

SUB-REGIONAL OFFICE

AHMEDABAD
Sudhakaran C. K. Nair
Sr. Asst. Director
EEPC INDIA
TF-313/A(3rd Floor)
ATMA House, Ashram Road
Ahmedabad 380 009
Tel.: 91-79-26588720
E-mail : eepcsroahd@eepcindia.net
BANGALORE
J. V. Raja Gopal Rao
Deputy Director
EEPC INDIA
Vinayaka Complex(2nd Floor)
44/45, Residency Road Cross
Banglore
Tel.: 91-80-25581396, 25588669
Fax : 91-80-25586914
E-mail : eepcsroblr@eepcindia.net
HYDERABAD
V. C. Ravish
Executive Officer
EEPC INDIA
`Soham Mansion` (1st Floor)
No. 5-4-187/3 & 4/4, M.G Road
Secunderabad 500 003
Tel.: 91-40-27536704
Fax : 91-40-27536705
E-mail : eepcsrohyd@eepcindia.net
JALANDHAR
Opinder Singh
Deputy Director
EEPC INDIA
Plot Comm. 1, Focal Point
Jalandhar 144 012
Tel.: 91-181-2602264
Fax : 91-181-2601124
E-mail : eepcsrojld@eepcindia.net

CIN : U51900WB1955NPL022644