Additional Quota of 2.5 lakh tonnes of Urad Import released on 19 Dec 2019 to be Completed by 30 April 2020

[DGFT Trade Notice No. 54/2019-20 dated 3 March 2020]

Subject: Import of additional quota of Urad (2.5 Lakh MT) for the fiscal year 2019-20.

Reference is invited to Trade Notice No.43/2019-20 dated 19.12.2019 laying down the modalities for import of additional 2.5 Lakh MT of Urad for the fiscal year 2019-20 and Minutes of the meeting held on 20.01.2020 wherein importers were directed to complete imports by 315t March, 2020, i.e., import consignments of Urad should arrive at Indian Ports on or before 31.03.2020.

2. During last two months, this Directorate has received several representations for extension of the date of import of Urad beyond 31.03.2020. The matter has been examined and it has been decided by the Competent Authority to extend the deadline for import of additional 2.5 Lakh MT of Urad to 30th April, 2020, i.e imports should arrive at Indian Ports on or before 30th April, 2020.

3. Accordingly, all license holders for Urad are requested to complete their import by 30.04.2020. No request for further extension will be entertained.'

This issues with the approval of the Competent Authority.

[Issued from F. No. M-5012/300/2002/PC-2NPart-VINoi.III/P-9396]