Rice (Basmati and Non-Basmati) Exports to EU

         Certificate of Inspection from EIC/EIA Requires to EU Member States such as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland

         Certificate of Inspection from EIC/EIA Mandatory to Other European Countries from 1st July, 2020

[Notification No. 41/2015-2020 dated 9 January 2020]

Effect of this notification: Existing notification No. 29/2015-20 dated 4 November 2019 is amended to the extent that export of Rice (Basmati and Non - Basmati) to EU member States and other European countries namely Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland only will require Certificate of Inspection from EIA/EIC. Export to remaining European countries (except Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland) will require Certificate of Inspection by Export Inspection Council/Export Inspection Agency for export from 1st July,2020

Subject: Amendment in Policy Condition of Sl. No. SS and 57, Chapter 10 Schedule-2,lTC (HS) Export Policy, 2018.

S.O. (E) In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No. 22 of 1992), as amended, read with Para 1.02 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendment, with immediate effect policy condition at Sl.No. 55 and 57, Schedule 2 of ITC (HS) Export Policy, 2018 for export of rice (Basmati and Non Basmati).

2. The following policy conditions shall be amended/added to the existing entries of Chapter 10 at 51. No. 55 and 57:-

Sl.No

Tariff Item HS Code

Item Description

Export Policy

Amended Policy Condition

55.

1006 2000, 1006 30, 1006 3010, 1006 3090, 1006 40 00

Non Basmati Rice

Free

    Export to EU member states and other European countries permitted subject to issuance of 'Certificate of Inspection' by Export Inspection Council (EIC) I ExportInspection Agency (EIA).

    Certificate of Inspection by Export Inspection Council I Export Inspection Agency shall be mandatory for export to remaining European countries with effect from 1st July, 2020

57

1006 30 20

Basmati Rice (Dehusked (Brown) semi milled, milled both in either par-boiled or raw condition).

Free

    Export to EU member states and other European countries permitted subject to issuance of 'Certificate of Inspection' by Export Inspection Council (EIC) I Export Inspection Agency (EIA).

    Certificate of Inspection by Export Inspection Council I Export Inspection Agency shall be mandatory for export to remaining European countries with effect from 1st July, 2020

(Issued from F.No.01/91/171/3S/AM20/EC)