CBIC issues instructions regarding procedural relaxations for import of oxygen cylinders

May 25, 2021

CBIC has issued instructions with regard to import of oxygen cylinders, for which every foreign manufacturer/importer is required to apply for import permission through Petroleum and Explosive Safety Organization (PESO) online system. The instruction draws attention to Press Release dated May 15, 2021 which stated that PESO shall not carry out physical inspection of global manufacturers’ production facilities before grant of required approval for import of oxygen cylinders and pressure vessels for storage and transportation of medical oxygen. Please refer to the instruction here.

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