New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Centre on Saturday restricted the export of diagnostic kits in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak.

The Directorate General of Foreign Trade, via a notification restricted the exports of diagnostic or laboratory reagents.

“The export of diagnostic kits falling under any ITCHS Code… is restricted with immediate effect,” the notification said.

The eight digit Indian Trade Clarification based on Harmonized System (ITC HS) of Coding is used by the customs department to suit national trade requirements.

–IANS

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