Another 25% Marble Quota Released for the Year 2009-10

[Ref: DGFT Policy Circular No. 101 dated 13th August 2009]

Sub: Guidelines for import of Rough Marble Blocks/Slabs for the year 2008-09.

Attention is invited to Policy Circular No.13 (RE-08)/2004-2009 dated 30.6.2009 on the subject mentioned above. Representations have been received from trade and industry, who have been granted licences for import of rough marble blocks/slabs for the year 2008-09 and for the first three months of the year 2009-10 under the aforementioned Policy Circular. The representations request for release of the balance quota of 75% for the year 2009-10.

2.   The representations have been examined and with the approval of competent authority, it is informed that it has been decided to grant another 25% of the quota to the erstwhile licencees under the aforementioned Circulars.

3.   Accordingly, all licence holders of rough marble blocks/slabs issued to them under the provisions of Policy Circular No.13 (RE-08)/2004-2009, may apply to concerned RA of DGFT for enhancing the quantity in their licence by upto another 25% of the quantity granted to them in the year 2008-09. The import of enhanced quantity shall be subject to all the conditions applicable on import of rough marble blocks/slabs indicated in relevant Circulars.

4.   This issues with the approval of Competent Authority.