Pre-shipment Inspection required for shredded scrap cargo to India
30 March 2009
Dear Valued Customer:
On 23 March 2009, India’s Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) issued a directive that made pre-shipment inspections mandatory for shredded scrap cargo to India. Effective immediately, importers are required to fill up the official pre-shipment certificate and declare that the consignment does not contain radioactive contaminated material in any form.
For more information on this directive, please visit DGFT’s website at
Please don’t hesitate to contact your local customer service or APL representative, if you require further assistance.