Data Dissemination Policy and Fee Structure

The DGCI&S has a Priced Information System(PIS) for disseminating data except for purely Central and State Governments and United Nations bodies. The cost of data is Rs. 1.00 per output record. In addition, the service charge @10% of the data cost, subject to the minimum of Rs100.00, the cost of floppies/CD-ROM and the postage charges (not necessary if taken by hand) are to be paid by the party.

A record may be any of the following single combination depending on the customers Specific requirement.

i)CommodityXcountry
ii) PortXcommodityXcountry
iii)Commodity
iv)Country
v) Port

The payment towards the data cost is to be paid through Demand Draft in favour of "Director General, DGCI&S, Kolkata", payable at any National or International Bank at Kolkata.

Note: The amount paid through the demand draft is non-refundable

For further details please contact:
Dr. Amitava Saha
Director
DGCI&S 565, ANANDAPUR , WARD NO. 108,
SECTOR – 1 , PLOT NO. 22, ECADP
KOLKATA-700107 India
Phone Number : +91.33.24434050
Email:a.saha.dgcis@nic.in

Web Based PIS

In the Member Zone of the website one can obtain the month-wise latest 24-months Final Export/ Import Data under user specific query at

i)2/4/6/8 digit commodity
ii)2/4/6/8 digit commodity X country
iii)country level data
iv)principal commodity level
v)principal commodity X country
vi)major port level
vii)major port X principal commodity level

Except All commodities of a country

The cost of data is Rs. 1.00 per output record. No other charge is involved. One can become a member after registering through the website and making an advance payment of Rs. 1000/- ( Rs one thousand only) through Demand Draft in favour of "Director General,DGCI&S, Kolkata", payable at any National or International Bank at Kolkata to the following address:

Director General,
Directorate General Of Commercial Intelligence & Statistics,
M/O Commerce and Industry,
565, ANANDAPUR , WARD NO. 108,
SECTOR – 1 , PLOT NO. 22, ECADP
KOLKATA – 700107

Your advance payment will be adjusted online as and when you extract the data. However a minimum balance of Rs. 200/- is to be maintained. Further additional advance payment shall be accepted for Rs. 500/- or more through bank draft for registered users.

Transaction Level Data:

From 2004-05, transaction-wise import data, suppressing the identity of the importers are provided to different private users for anti-dumping investigations after proper authentication by the Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD). The following particulars of transaction level data are provided to the users :

1. Country of origin and country of destination for import or export respectively,
2. ITC(HS) code,
3.Description of product,
4. Unit of quantity,
5.Quantity of goods and
6. Value of goods in Indian Rupees.

Similarly, for export data also the above mentioned particulars are only supplied. The identity particulars of exporters/importers, like name, address and IE code are not provided under any circumstances.

For transaction level data Rs. 1.00 per record/transaction and a service charge @ 10% of data cost subject to a minimum of Rs. 100.00 separately for Export and Import will be charged excluding the cost of floppy/CD and postal charge.

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Source : Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics, Last Updated on 16-08-2017