Edible Oil Exports in Branded Packs upto 5 Kg. Allowed Till 30 Sep 2009, Only 50% Quota used

Immediate

F.No.528/5/2007-Cus.(TU)

Government of India

Ministry of Finance

Department of Revenue

Central Board of Excise & Customs

North Block, New Delhi.

11th June, 2009.

To

 

All Chief Commissioners of Customs.

All Chief Commissioners of Customs & Central Excise.

All Directors General under CBEC.

All Commissioners of Customs.

All Commissioners of Customs (Import).

All Commissioners of Customs / Central Excise (Prev.).

 

 

Subject: Export of Edible Oil in branded packs of upto 5 Kg.

Your kind attention is invited to the Board’s instructions of even number dated 3.2.2009 on the above mentioned subject.

2.   The DGFT has stated that a number of representations have been received from exporters mentioning that Customs are not allowing consignments of edible oil in branded consumer packs of upto 5 Kgs. citing reason that there is no information whether quota of 10,000 MTs set by the DGFT has been exhausted or not. In this regard, the DGFT has stated that vide their Notification No.60 dated 20.11.2008, export of edible oils in branded consumer packs of upto 5 Kgs. was allowed subject to a limit of 10,000 MTs upto 31st October, 2009. Initially, the DGFT had informed that Customs may allow export of consignments of edible oil in branded consumer packs of upto 5 Kg. till 31.5.2009. The DGFT has been monitoring export of edible oil in consumer packs of upto 5 Kg. and it is stated by them that as reported by the DGCI&S, till 14.5.2009, 5036 MTs only have been exported.

3.   In view of the above, it has been decided by DGFT that presently Customs may allow export of consignments of edible oil in branded consumer packs of upto 5 Kgs. till 30th September, 2009. A copy of DGFT’s letter F.No.01/91/180/1846/AM08/Export Cell/Vol.II dated 03.02.2009 is enclosed for reference.

4.   In view of the above, you are requested to take further necessary action in the matter, accordingly.

F.No.01/91/180/1846/AM08/Export Cell/Vol.II

Government of India

Ministry of Commerce & Industry

Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Udyog Bhawan

New Delhi

Dated: 27th May, 2009

Shri M.M. Parthiban,

Director (Customs),

Central Board of Excise & Customs,

Department of Revenue

Room No. 159 A, North Block,

New Delhi

Fax: 23092173

Subject: Export of Edible Oil in branded consumer Packs of upto 5 Kg.

Sir,

Please refer to this office letter of even No. dated 3rd February, 2009, on the above subject.

Vide the above letter it was requested that Customs may allow export of consignments of edible oil in branded consumer packs of upto 5 Kgs till 31.05.2009.

Quantity of export of edible oil in branded consumer packs of upto 5 Kg. is being monitored. As reported by DGCI&S, till 14.05.2009, 5036 MTs of edible oil in small branded consumer packs have been exported.

In the light of above, it has been decided that presently Customs may allow export of consignments of edible oil in branded consumer packs of upto 5 Kg. till 30th September, 2009.

It is requested that this may be brought to the knowledge of field formations of Customs.

This issues with the approval of Director General of Foreign Trade.

Yours faithfully

(Vibha Bhalla)

Joint Director General of Foreign Trade (Export)