may please be made to Ministry of Textile Industry’s
SRO. No. 803(I)/2006 dated August 04, 2006, SRO. No. 931(I)/2006
dated September 4, 2006 and SRO. No. 1128(I)/2006 dated
November 10, 2006, on the captioned subject in terms of
which FE Circular No. 12 dated August 28, 2006, FE Circular
No. 13 dated September 14, 2006 and FE Circular No. 17
dated November 13, 2006 were issued by SBP wherein 3%
& 5 % R&D Support has been made available to Home
Textiles & Dyed/Printed Cloth Manufacturing-Cum-Exporting
Units. In the light of suggestions of the stakeholders
made in different meetings to streamline the process/implementation
of R & D Support, following guidelines/decisions,
duly confirmed/endorsed by Ministry of Textile Industry,
1. Period of 90 days would be applicable only for submission
of cases and not for resubmission of cases.
2. If the H. S. Code is eligible and the basic description
of goods given in invoice/GDF match with the description
of goods in Pakistan Customs Tariff Codes (PCTC), cases
will be entertained.
3. Claims having H. S. Codes under heading “others”
will be entertained if the ‘E’ Form /Shipping
Bill/Invoice contain the same H. S. Codes.
Requirement of AD’s separate realization certificate
against HAWB / FCR is relaxed, as in Annexure II, AD confirms
the same who can be penalized if any discrepancy is detected
5. Differences in dates on MR (on the back of GD Form)
and date of shipment on B/L will be ignored. This difference
is usually due to requirements of L/C. The date on MR
shall be considered for calculating the eligible period.
6. Commission Paid Certificate will not be required.
7. Concerned Associations will be responsible for through
verification of their members’ status. They will
ensure proper utilization of R&D Support by their
members. Once the claim duly certified by the concerned
Association is submitted to SBP-BSC offices, the same
will be entertained without further authentication/ reference
to the concerned Association. However, as a precautionary
measure, the concerned Associations are required to furnish
a list of their members to SBP and Ministry of Textile
Industry for information and record. Further, they will
submit a statement giving detail of cases certified by
them on monthly basis to the concerned area office of
Copy of Bill of Lading, Seaway Bill, House Airway Bill
with relevant Carrier Airway Bill and Through Bill of
Lading will be acceptable. However, where date of shipment
is not available on the document, additional evidences
of shipment may be required to determine the eligibility
In case a product has two portions of white and dyed,
major portion will be counted for R&D support rate
i.e. if white portion is 49% and dyed portion is 51%,
the claim will be eligible for the rate applicable to
dyed and vice versa.
The certificate from the concerned Association required
under Appendix-III of SRO 803 dated August 04, 2006 should
be sealed / stamped only. The condition of the EMBOSSED
seal is not mandatory.
The claims for R&D Support which could not be filed/submitted
to SBP-BSC Offices within prescribed time period of 90
days, for any reason, may be submitted by 31st December,
Submission of Carrier Bill of Lading as per SRO No. 1128
(I)/2006 dated 10-11-2006 shall be applicable prospectively
i.e. w.e.f. 10th November, 2006.
Authorized Dealers are advised to bring the same to the
notice of their constituents.