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The Indian consumer is also getting more educated and aware of global wines/spirits and is now willing to try out new products and brands. India is witnessing substantial growth in the wines, spirits and alco-bev industry over recent years and several premium and global brands are introduced in the market.

However, in India, the imports & logistics of Wines, Spirits and Alcoholic Beverages is a challenge in itself due to governance by various authorities such as Customs, State Excise, FSSAI / PHO Labs Testing and so on, varying regulations, procedures, etc. To make matters difficult, every State has varying State Excise Regulations for each State.

FEC provides specialised services which take care of all the complex documentation, strict regulations, lab testing, NOCs, procedures and compliances; including SVB / PD Bond procedure for Foreign Multinational Companies.

FEC is handling the import clearance and related services for some of the most reputed names in the industry for BIO, BIS, BII & IMFL.

  • Whisky / Cognac
  • Brandy / Rum / Gin / Vodka / Liqueur
  • Tequila
  • Wine / Sparkling Wine
  • Beer – in Cans & Bottles (including non-alcoholic beer)
  • Beer – in Kegs (including on returnable basis)
    + any other alcoholic beverage
  • We also handle ‘Raw Material’ and ‘Packaging Material’ such as:
    Glass Bottles, Glasses & Glassware, Corks, Caps & Closures
    Wooden Barrels, Food Additives & Flavours
    POS / FOC Advertising and Promotional Material

Typical products under Wines, Spirits & Alcoholic Beverages include:

Our Services

Customs Clearance
  • Expert / advanced level of Customs Clearance services with own Customs Broker license and in-house team
  • Guidance on HS Code / CTH classification
  • Guidance on eligible duty exemptions and duty benefits under Free / Preferential Trade Agreement
  • Clearance under SVB and related party transfer
  • Clearance under Provisional Assessment
  • Clearance under High Seas Sale
  • State Excise TP formalities

Food Safety Standards Authority of India

  • FSSAI appointment, scrutiny, sample withdrawal, lab testing and FSSAI NOC
  • FSSAI scrutiny and NOC
  • FSSAI waiver
  • Guidance / Pre-dispatch Consultancy on FSSAI labelling compliance
Customs Bonded Cargo

Cargo routed through Customs Bonded Warehouse/FTWZ

  • Import in-bond / In-bound
  • Exbond / Home Consumption – Duty Paid / Duty-Free
  • Bond to Bond transfer
  • Re-Export from Bond
  • Movement under OTL seal and Transit formalities
  • Bond Extension of expired bonds
Freight Forwarding
  • Shipping / Freight Forwarding from Country of Origin to Country of Destination
  • Port to port, port to door, door to port, port to port
  • Buyer’s consolidation
End-to-End Solutions
  • End to End one point of contact solutions with primary focus on Customs Clearance