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 Re 1 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) Commodity*country
- ii) Port*commodity*country
- iii) Commodity
- iv) Country
- v) Port, etc
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 nonrefundable.
For further details contact :
Mr. Amitabha Pradhan
565, ANANDAPUR , WARD NO. 108,
SECTOR – 1 , PLOT NO. 22, ECADP
Phone Number : +91.33.24431993
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
- 2/4/6/8 digit commodity
- 2/4/6/8 digit commodity by country
- Country level data
- Principal commodity level
- Principal commodity by country
- Mazor port level
- Mazor port by principal commodity level
Except All commodities of a country
The cost of data is Re 1 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:
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, transactionwise 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 under the Right to
Information Act, 2005:
- 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
- 6. Value of goods in Indian Rupees.
Similarly, for export data also the above mentioned particulars are only supplies. The identity particulars of exporters/importers, like name, address, IE code etc. 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.