\n \n \n The federal government has eliminated surgical masks and gloves from the list of banned export gadgets, in keeping with a notification. \n \n Final month, the federal government put a ban on exports of all types of non-public safety tools, together with clothes and masks used to guard individuals from air borne particles amidst outbreak of lethal novel coronavirus in China. \n \n \n \n \n \n The transfer assumed significance as there may very well be a spurt in demand for such merchandise resulting from outbreak of lethal coronavirus that has claimed greater than 500 lives in China. \n \n "... items such as surgical masks\/disposable masks and all gloves except NBR gloves are allowed freely for export," the directorate common of overseas commerce (DGFT) has stated in a notification. \n \n Nonetheless, it stated that export of all different private safety tools, together with N-95 and different tools accompanying masks and gloves shall stay prohibited fir exports.