Practice Areas


Non-tariff measures are government policies that do not lead to a change in customs tariffs but are likely to result in an impact on international trade. Globally, the use of non-tariff measures is increasing. TPM team brings its expertise to the field, by helping industries adapt to the increasing application of non-tariff measures. The TPM team provides a complete range of services from advising domestic producers regarding non-tariff measures, representing them before relevant authorities and assisting them with compliance once a measure is notified.

Further, TPM has also helped exporters outside India, including those in China, Egypt, Malaysia, Iran, Japan and Korea RP, seeking to export to India to obtain licenses or certificates, where mandatory licensing or quality requirements have been notified. Similarly, TPM team assists exporters in India to comply with licensing or testing requirements in other countries as well. Despite India having started using non-tariff measures only recently, TPM has already represented a number of domestic producers and exporters with respect to measures notified for various products. TPM boasts of a successful track record in this niche field, as a result of which it is fast emerging as one of the leading advisors in the field.

TPM is providing services in the area of BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards) for standard formulation, standard modification, licensing and other related matters. We have a dedicated team of experienced professionals including retired BIS officer, engineers and trade experts who have handled various matters concerning BIS including BIS certification.

Team is fully equipped to provide end- to- end services to manufacturers interested in obtaining license or wishing to get a standard formulated/ modified.

TPM team been instrumental in a big way in assisting manufacturers (domestic as well as foreign) in getting BIS certification for various products in sectors such as chemicals & petrochemicals, non- ferrous metals, textile & geotextile, refractory materials, etc.