Desiccated Coconut below Rs 150 per kg Prohibited. Free Policy for Others Continues

[DGFT Notification No. 40/2015-2020 dated 8 January 2020]

Effect of the Notification: Import of desiccated coconut with CIF value of Rs.150/-and above per Kilogram is ‘Free’ and import below CIF value of Rs.150/- per Kilogram is ‘Prohibited’.

Subject: Amendment in import policy and incorporation of Policy condition under HS code 0801 11 00 of Chapter 8 of ITC (HS), 2017, Schedule — I (Import Policy).

S.O. (E): In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of FT (D&R) Act, 1992, read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, as amended from time to time, the Central Government hereby amends import policy of desiccated coconut under HS code 0801 11 00 of Chapter 8 of ITC (HS), 2017, Schedule — I (Import Policy) and incorporates policy condition as under:

Exim code

Item description

Existing import policy

Revised import policy

Policy condition

0801 11 00

Desiccated coconuts

Free

Prohibited

However, import is free if CIF value is Rs. 150/- and above per Kilogram

This issues with the approval of Minister of Commerce & Industry.

(F. No. 01/53/162/1109/AM-07/F-2/115/PC-2(B)/Pt.-III/e -4037)