DGFT Withdraws both Bangalore Rose and Krishnapuram Varieties Onion Export Ban w.e.f. from 15 March 2020

   MEP of US$850 fob per MT also Goes

[DGFT Notification No. 49/2015-20 dated 2 March 2020]

Effect of this Notification: The Export of all varieties of Onions, as described above, has been made "Free" without any condition of Letter of Credit (LC) and Minimum Export Price (MEP), with effect from 15th March, 2020. Accordingly, the Notification No. 46/2015-20 related to export of Krishnapuram Onions also stands withdrawn with effect from 15th March, 2020.

Subject:- Amendment in Export Policy of Onions.

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 and 2.01of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendment in Notification No. 21/2015-20 dated 29.09.2019 and Notification No. 46/2015-20 dated 06.02.2020 amending the Export Policy of Onion for the item description at Serial Number 51 & 52 of Chapter 7 of Schedule 2 of ITC (HS) Classification of Export & Import Items, with effect from 15th March, 2020.

S.No

ITC (HS) Code

Description

Present Policy

Revised Policy

51

07031010, 07122000

Onion (all varieties except Bangalore Rose onions and Krishnapuram onions) excluding cut, sliced or broken in powder form.

Prohibited

Free

52

07031010, 07122000

Bangalore Rose onions and Krishnapuram onions excluding cut, sliced or broken in powder form.

Prohibited

Free

(Issued from File No. 01/91/180/922/AM08/EC/Vol.4))