Handbook of Procedure contains all the rules and regulations for a policy. Sometimes it is known as documentation of a policy. It is issued by Directorate Feneral of Foreign Trade(DGFT). Handbook of Procedure is a book which contains all the necessary informations like rules and regulations of Foreign Trade Policy.If any change occur between 5 years of a policy then all the changes and modifications are carried out by notifications.
The (HB-1) includes information regarding licensing authorities, export promotion counsils and information regarding licences.
The Handbook of Procedures-Vol. 2(HB-2) contains all the information of standard Input-Output Norms(SION). SION is changed periodically after sometime.
Currently it covers the following categories: