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,
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:

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, 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.

Source : Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics, Last Updated on 16-02-2018