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Govt eases curbs on N-95, 3-ply mask export

Aug 26, 2020 15:04 IST

The government has relaxed curbs on the export of masks and medical coveralls that are mostly used to control coronavirus infections. The export policy of N-95 masks or its equivalent is revised from prohibited to restricted category, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade said in a notification. A monthly export quota of 50 lakh units has been fixed for issuance of export licenses to eligible applicants, it said. The export policy of 3-ply surgical masks is also amended from restricted to free category, the DGFT said.

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