Export Policy (Schedule 2 of ITC (HS) Classifications of Export and Import Items

[Amended as on 26 February 2010]

·         General Notes to Export Policy – Goods under Restrictions

·         Export Licensing Schedule

General Notes to Export Policy – Goods under Restrictions

1. Free Exportability

All goods other than the entries in the export licensing schedule along with its appendices are freely exportable. The free exportability is however subject to any other law for the time being in force. Goods not listed in the Schedule are deemed to be freely exportable without conditions under the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulations) Act, 1992 and the rules, notifications and other public notices and circulars issued there under from time to time. The export licensing policy in the schedule and its appendices does not preclude control by way of a Public Notice Notification under the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulations) Act, 1992.

Goods listed as “Free” in the Export Licensing Schedule may also be exported without an export licence as such but they are subject to conditions laid out against the respective entry. The fulfillment of these conditions can be checked by authorized officers in the course of export.

2. Code does not limit the item description

The export policy of a specific item will be determined mainly by the description and nature of restriction in the schedule. The code number is illustrative of classification but does not limit the descriptio by virtue of the standard description of the item against the code in the import part of the ITC (HS) classification.

3. Classes of Export Trade Control

A. Prohibited Goods

The prohibited items are not permitted to be exported. An export licence will not be given in the normal course for goods in the prohibited category.

B. Restricted Goods

The restricted items can be permitted for export under licence. The procedures / conditionalities wherever specified against the restricted items may be required to be complied with, in addition to the general requirement of licence in all cases of restricted items.

C. State Tradig Enterprises

Export through STE(s) is permitted without an Export Licence through designated STEs only as mentioned against an item and is subject to conditions in para 2.11 of EXIM Policy 2004-2009.

D. Restrictions on Countries of Export

Export to Iraq is subject to conditions as specified in Para 2.1 of the Handbook of Procedures 2004-2009 (Vol. I) and other conditions which may be listed in the title ITC (HS) Classification of Export and Import items.

Compulsory Export Certification for Food Grade Animal Products

The following Public Notice was issued by the Commissioner of Customs (Import), Nhava Sheva on 11 July 2008.

Subject: Export of notified commodities- mandatory production of EIA Certificate

F.No. S/12-GEN- 18 /2008 AM(X)

54-PN/08         The Export Inspection Agency under Ministry of Commerce and Industry conveyed that the following
11.07.2008      commodities have been notified under Section 7 of the Export (Quality Control and Inspection) Act,1963,
                        under the respective standing order of EIA cited against;

SNo.

S.O. Number & Date

Commodity

1

S.O. 1377 (E) dated 30th December, 02

Fresh Poultry Meat and Poultry Meat Products

2

S.O. 276 (E) dated 04th March 2002

Honey

3

S.O. 2719 dated 28th November 2000

Milk Products

4

S.O. 2077 dated 04th August, 1997

Egg Products

2.    As per the scheme of their notifications, export of these commodities is prohibited in the course of international trade unless it conforms to the standards applicable to the commodity under export and is accompanied by a certificate stating that the processing establishment is approved and monitored by the Export Inspection Agencies established under Section 7 of the Export (Quality Control and Inspection) Act, 1963.

3.    In view of the above, export of above mentioned notified commodities is permitted only if the product are manufactured in establishments approved & monitored by the Export Inspection Agencies and their consignments are covered / accompanied by a certificate of Inspection / Certificate of Export. The list of processing establishments approved by the EIAs, related GOI Notification and orders and other details relating to the standards applicable are already available as public information on the Export Inspection Council of India website http://www.eicindia.org/.

4.     The contents of this Public Notice may be brought to the notice of all the members of the trade.


Export Licensing Schedule

Notes

1.     The schedule below has five columns. The column name and the description are:

Column No.

Column
Name

Description

1.

Entry No.

Gives the order of the main entry in the schedule. The column in designed for easy reference and gives the identity of the raw covering the set consisting of Tariff Item Code, Unit Item description export policy and Nature of restriction along with the connected Licensing Note and Appendix.

2

Tariff Item (HS) Code

This is the eight digit code followed in the import policy in the earlier part of the book, customs and the DGCIS code. The first two digits gove the chapter number, the heading number. The last two digit signify the subheading. The six digit code and product description corresponds exactly with the six digits WCO (World Customs Organisation). The last digits are developed in India under the common classification system for tariff item.

3.

Unit

The second column gives the unit of measurement or weight in the tariff item which is to be used in shipping bill and other documents. In most cases, the unit is given as “u” denoting number of pieces.

4.

Item Description

The item description against each code gives the specific description of goods which are subject to export control. This description does not generally correspond with the standard description against the code. In most cases, the description will cover only a part of standard description.

5.

Export Policy

This column is for the general policy regime applicable on the item. Generally, the Export Policy is one of the following.

Prohibited -Not permitted for Export Licence will not be given in the normal course

Restricted - Export is permitted under a licence granted by the DGFT

STE - Export allowed only through specified State Trading Enterprises (STEs) subject to specific conditions laid out in the Export Policy and also para 2.11 of the Export and Import Policy.

6.

Nature of Restriction

This column specifies the special conditions which must be met for the export of goods in the item description column. The column may also give the nature of restriction under the broad category in the Export Policy column.

Table-A

Goods Falling in More than One Chapter of ITC (HS) Classification

Note 1: -

(i) The term “Wild Animal” and Animal Article would have the same meaning as defined in the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972.

SNo

Chapter

Item Description

Policy

Nature of Restriction

1

0106, 0208, 0210, 0300, 0407, 0408, 0410, 0502, 0504, 0505, 0506, 0507, 0508, 0509, 0510, 0511, 1504, 1506, 1516, 1517, 1518, 1600, 3000

All wild animals, animal articles including their products and derivatives excluding those for which ownership certificates have been granted and also those required for transactions for education, scientific research and management under Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 including their parts and products.

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported.

2

Deleted vide Notification No. 13 of 31st Dec, 2004

3

50, 51, 52, 54, 55, 60, 61, 62, 63

Dress materials/ready made garments fabrics/textile items with imprints of excerpts or verses of the Holy Quran

Restricted

Exports permitted under licence.

4

Any Chapter

Military stores as specified by Director General of Foreign Trade

Free

No Objection Certificate from the Department of Defence Production and Supplies, Ministry of Defence, New Delhi, except the goods as specified at Export Licensing Note 1 below which are freely exportable without the No Objective Certificate.

5

28, 29, 30, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 48, 49, 59, 69, 70, 71, 72 to 91, 93

Special Chemicals, Organisms, Materials, Equipments & Technologies (SCOMET) goods as specified in Appendix 3 of this schedule of this book

Prohibited/ Restricted/ Free

Exports governed as per the conditions indicated in Appendix-III of this schedule. Further where no specific conditions as at category 2 to 7 are enumerated, licence shall be required.

6.

Any Chapter

Samples/ Exhibits of goods included in Schedule 2 of this book

Free

Samples/exhibits of goods including those in Schedule 2 of this book, except all prohibited items, and all items specified in Appendix-3 to Schedule 2 (SCOMET) , restricted items, and items in Chapter 29, 93 and 97

7

Any Chapter

Any other item whose exports are regulated by Public Notice issued by the Director General of Foreign Trade in this behalf

Free

Subject to conditions as notified in the respective Public Notice

Export Licensing Note

1. The following goods as military stores are freely exportable without a No Objection Certificate from Department of Defence Production and Supplies in the Ministry of Defence.

 

1.     Tents, their parts and accessories.

2.     Articles of Uniform, clothing, footwear and beddings.

3.     Hand Tools all Types.

4.     Cooking Utensils all types.

5.     Stove oil wickless, Lamp Incandescent and Lanterns, Hurricanes, Fabricated Metal stores namely Safe Meat and Milk, Boxes ice, Bedstead Camp Officer, Table-Steel & Wooden, Chair Camp Officer.

6.     Hospital equipment and stores all types including all type of Dressings.

7.     Brushes of sorts made out of Bristle and Natural Fibre.

8.     Packaging Material all types excluding ammunition boxes.

9.     Engineering Equipment, as follows:

K.M. Bridge

Floats for KM Bridge

Boat Asault Universal Type (BAUT)

Crash Fire Tenders

Bailey Bridge

 

10.   Heating and Lighting Equipment, Camp Stores & Furniture as follows;

Heating Space coal Burning

Heater Space Oil Burning

11.   Leather Items, as follows:

(a) Brief Cases; (b) Gloves (Industrial & Boxing); (c ) Leather Bags; (d) Leather Bags; (e) Straps, Belts & Pouches

12.   Optical Instruments, as follows

(a)    Binocular Prismatic 8x30 (Wide Angle)

(b)    Compass Prismatic Liquid MK 3A

(c)    Monocular Prismatic 6x30

13.   Miscellaneous, as follows:

(a) Banner Radar Response

(b) Barrel 200 ltr Type `A’

(c) Cable Telephones of various types

(d) Candle sink QD Mk III

(e) Canopy & rear curtain assembly

(f) Canopy body vahan 1 Ton Nisan

(g) Canopy vehicular body for Tata 6.5 Ton

(h) Cape Food handles

(i) Chagul Universal Mk II

(j) Cover Blanketing Tank Mule Mk IV

(k) Cover Water Proof of sizes varying from 0.5 x 4.5 Mtr to 9.1 x 9.1 Mtr.

(l) Deployment bag for BP MiG 23 Aircaraft

(m) Droue withdrawal line

(n) Ground Sheet Lt Wt OG

(o) Landing Mechanised

(p) Lowering line for kiron Aircraft Target

(q) Lt Wt web Eqpt Belt Waist Med

(r) Main Paulin

(s) Schacle Chain 1525m

(t) Sling Rifle Web

(u) Stretcher Amblulance Mk2

(v) Tank Canvas Water’s type 230 ltr Body and Cover Mk 1

(w) Tank Fabric collapsible 6140 ltr Body MK 3 (Size 3660 x 50 mm)

(x) Tarpaulin cover

(y) Jacket Combat Disruptive (ICK)

(z) Jacket Combat Grill disruptive

(zi) Jacket sleeping cotton

(zii) Jacket Men’s DBPL/WI BRTA Black Modified

(ziii) Liner Men’s Woolen `V’ Neck OG

(ziv) Liner Parka Men’s improved PATT

(zv) Matters Kapok Mk II Group with cover Small & Large

 

 

 


Table - B

Goods Falling Within Specific Chapters of ITC (HS) Classification

Chapter 1

Live Animals

Note 1 The term “Cattle” covers cows, oxen, bulls and calves

Note 2 Export of wild animals and their products as defined in Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 including their part prohibited. See restrictions in Part A for details.

Note 3 Germplasm of cattle is classified in heading 0511

 

S.No.

Tariff Item HS Code

Unit

Item Description

Export Policy

Nature of Restriction

8

0101 10 00
0101 90 90

U

Live Horses – Kathiawari, Marwari and Manipuri breeds

Restricted

Exports permitted under licence.

9

0102 10 10
0102 10 20
0102 10 30
0102 10 90
0102 90 10
0102 90 20

U

Live Cattle and buffaloes

Restricted

Exports permitted under licence.

10

0106 19 00

U

Camel

Restricted

Exports permitted under licence

11

0106 31 00
0106 32 00
0106 39 00

U

Live exotic birds except the following species of exotic birds, policy of which is indicated against each

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported

 

12

0106 32 00

U

(i) Albino budgerigars

Free

Subject to pre-shipment inspection

13

0106 32 00

U

(ii) Budgerigars

Free

Subject to pre-shipment inspection

14

0106 39 00

U

(iii) Bengali finches

Free

Subject to pre-shipment inspection

15

0106 39 00

U

(iv) White finches

Free

Subject to pre-shipment inspection

16

0106 39 00

U

(v) Zebra finches

Free

Subject to pre-shipment inspection

17

0106 39 00

U

(vi) Jawa sparrow

Restricted

Exports permitted under license.

A certificate from the Chief Wildlife warden of the concerned State from where exotic birds (Jawa Sparrow) have been procured to the effect that the birds to be exported are from Captive Bred Stock. Exports if allowed shall be subject to pre-shipment inspection and CITES certificate.

Chapter 2

Meat and Edible Meat Offal

Note 1 Beef includes meat and edible offal of cows, oxens and calf

Note 2 Offal includes heart, liver, tongue, kidneys and other organs.

Note 3 The export of chilled and frozen meat shall be allowed subject to the provision specified to the gazette notification on raw meat (chilled and frozen) under Export (Quality Control and Inspection) Act, 1963

Offals of buffalo too are subject to the same conditions of quality control and inspection.

Note 4 Export of canned meat products shall be subject to preshipment inspection either by the State Directorate of Animal Husbandry or Export Inspection Agency or Directorate of Marketing and Inspection Government of India in accordance with either the standards prevalent in the exporting country or standards prescribed under the Meat Food Products Order, 1973 under Export (Quality Control and Inspection) Act, 1963 or orders made thereunder

Note 5. Exports of gonads and other reproductive organs of buffaloes and the germplasm of cattle and buffaloes in heading 0511 require an export licence.

[Note 6. Export of meat and meat products will be allowed subject to the exporter furnishing a certificate to the customs at the time of export that the above items have been obtained/sourced from an abattoir/ meat processing plant registered with APEDA.] [1]

Note 7. On the cartons for export of meat, the following details shall compulsorily be mentioned:[2]

(i)   Name of the Product.

(ii)  Country of Origin

(iii) APEDA Plant Registration No.

(iv) Name of the exporter

 

SNo.

Tariff Item HS Code

Unit

Item Description

Export Policy

Nature of Restriction

18

0201 10 00

0201 20 00

0201 30 00

0202 10 00

0202 20 00

0202 30 00

kg

Beef of cows, oxen and calf

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported

19(a)[3]

0201

Kg

Meat of buffalo (both male and female) fresh and chilled

 

 

 

0201 10 00

 

Carcasses and half carcasses

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported

 

0201 20 00

 

Other cuts with bone in

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported

 

0202

Kg

Meat of buffalo (both male and female frozen

 

 

 

0202 10 00

 

Carcasses and half carcasses

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported

 

0202 20 00

 

Other cuts with bone in

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported

19(b)

0201 30 00

 

0202 30 00

kg

Boneless meat of buffalo (both male and female) fresh and chilled

Boneless meat of buffalo (both male and female) frozen

Free

1. Export allowed on production of a certificate from the designated veterinary authority of the State, from which the meat or offals emanate, to the effect that the meat or offals are from buffaloes not used for breeding and milch purposes.

2. Quality control and inspection under Note 3 and 4 respectively as well as condition stipulated at Note 6 above are required to be fulfilled.

20[4]

0204 10 00

0204 21 00

0204 22 00

0204 23 00

0204 30 00

0204 41 00

0204 42 00

0204 43 00

Kg

Meat of Indian sheep

Free

Quality control and inspection under Note 3 and 4 respectively as well as condition stipulated at Note 6 above are required to be fulfilled

21[5]

0204 50 00

kg

Meat of Indian Goat

Free

Quality control and inspection under Note 3 and 4 respectively as well as condition stipulated at Note 6 above are required to be fulfilled

22

0206 10 00

0206 21 00

0206 22 00

0206 29 00

0210 20 00

kg

Beef in the form of offal of cows, oxen and calf

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported

23

0206 10 00

0206 21 00

0206 22 00

0206 29 00

0210 20 00

kg

Offal of buffalo except gonads and reproductive organs

Free

1.     Export of allowed on production of a certificate from the designated veterinary authority of the State, from which the meat or offals emanate, to the effect that the meat or offals are from buffaloes not used for breeding and milch purposes.

2.     Quality control and inspection under Note 3 and 4 above are required

24

0206 80 10

0206 90 10

kg

Offal of Indian sheep

Free

Quality control and inspection under Note 3 and 4 above are required

25

0206 80 10

0206 90 10

kg

Offal of Indian Goat

Free

Quality control and inspection under Note 3 and 4 above are required

 


Chapter 3

Fish and Crustaceans, Molluscs and other Aquatic Invertebrates

Note 1 The term “Marine Products” in this Chapter covers the entire eight digit Exim Codes in the Chapter of the ITC (HS) Classification of Export and Import items. All marine species that have been included in the Schedules of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 are not permitted for export. All Holothurians are included in the Schedule 1 of Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972.

S. No.

Tariff Item HS Code

Unit

Item Description

Export Policy

Nature of Restriction

26

0300 00 00

Kg

Marine species and products except the following

 

Free

Subject to preshipment quality inspection as may be specified by the Government through a notification

 

0300 00 00

Kg

(a) Those species (and their parts, products and derivatives ) m[6]entioned in the Schedules of the Wild Life ( Protection ) Act, 1972.

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported.

27

0302 69 30

0303 79 50

Kg

Fresh or Chilled or Frozen silver pomfrets of weight less than 300 gms.

Restricted

Exports permitted under licence.

28

0303 79 99

Kg

Beche-de-mer

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported irrespective of its size[7]

29

0306 11 00

0306 12 10

0306 12 90

0306 21 00

0306 22 00

Kg

Lobsters except undersized ( $ ) rock lobster and sand lobster variety below

Free

 

 

 

 

Rock Lobster:

 

 

30

0306 11 00

0306 21 00

kg

Panulirus polyphagus 300 gm as whole chilled live or frozen, 250 gm as whole cooked; 90 gm as tail

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported

31

0306 11 00

0306 21 00

kg

Panulirus homarus 200gm as whole live, chilled or frozen, 170 gm as whole cooked, 50 gm as tail

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported

32

0306 11 00

0306 21 00

Kg

Panulirus Ornatus 500gm as whole live/chilled or frozen; 425 gm as whole cooked; 150gm as tail

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported

 

 

 

Sand Lobster:

 

 

33

0306 12 10

0306 12 90

0306 22 00

kg

Thenus orientalis 150 gm as whole; 45 gm as tail

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported

Export Licensing Note

Note 1. The term “Marine Products” in this Chapter covers all the eight digit Exim Codes in the Chapter of the ITC (HS) Classification of Export and Import items. All marine species that have been included in the Schedules of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 are prohibited for export and other species listed in CITES are subject to the provisions of the CITES. [Note 1 Substituted by 03-Ntfn(RE)/27.08.2009]

Note 2 “as tail” means without head.

Chapter 4[8]

Dairy produce; bird’s eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included

S. No.

Tariff Items HS Code

Unit

Item Descriptionsy

Export Policy

Nature of Restriction

33A

04090000

Kg.

Natural Honey

Free

Export of honey to USA shall be allowed subject to the following conditions:

 

 

 

 

 

1.     Honey exported shall be ‘wholly obtained’ Indian origin honey only, and;

 

 

 

 

 

2.     No blending of Indian honey shall be permitted with honey originating from any other country.

[33A inserted by DGFT Notification 66(RE)/01.12.2008]


Chapter 5

Products of Animal Origin

Note 1 Export of wild animals and their parts and products as covered in Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 and CITES prohibited. See restrictions in Table A for detail.

SNo.

Tariff Items HS Code

Unit

Item Descriptionsy

Export Policy

Nature of Restriction

34

0506 10 49

0511 99 99

Kg

Human skeletons

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported.

35

05061019

05061029

05061039

05061049

05069019

05069099

05119999

Kg

Bone and Bone products (excluding bone meal), horn and horn products (excluding horn meal), hooves and hoof products (excluding hoof meal), when exported to European Union

Restricted

Export to EU allowed subject to the following conditions:

(i) A ‘Shipment Clearance Certificate’ is to be issued consignment-wise by the CAPEXIL indicating details of the name and address of the exporter, address of the registered plant, IEC No. of the exporter, plant approval number, nature of export product, quantity, invoice number & date, port of loading(Name of the port) and destination.

(ii) After the shipment is made, the exporter shall also provide a ‘Production Process’ certificate and/or health certificate to the buyer consignment-wise to be issued by CAPEXIL as per the requirement of EU.

36

05061019

05061029

05061039

05061049

05069019

05069099

05119999

Kg

Bones and bone products including Ossein intended to be used for Human consumption, meant for European Union.

Restricted

Export to EU allowed subject to the following conditions:-

(i) A ‘Shipment Clearance Certificate’ is to be issued consignment-wise by the CAPEXIL indicating details of the name and address of the exporter, address of the registered plant, IEC No. of the exporter, plant approval number, nature of export product, quantity, invoice number and date, port of loading(Name of the port) and destination.

(ii) After the shipment is made, the exporter shall also provide ’Health Certificate’ consignment-wise to the buyer giving details of vessel name, shipping bill number with date, production process, etc. as per the requirement of EU. The Certificate would be issued jointly by CAPEXIL and Regional Animal Quarantine Officer, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India. [S.No 35 and 36 substituted by 26-Ntfn(RE)/25.01.2010]

37

0505 90 10

Kg

Peacock Tail Feathers

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported.

38

0511 99 99

Kg

Handicrafts and articles of peacock tail feathers

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported.

39

0506 10 41

0506 10 49

0507 90 40

Kg

Shavings of Shed Antlers of Chital and Sambhar

Free

Not permitted to be exported (relaxed for a period of six months).[9]

40

0511 99 99

Kg

Manufactured Articles of shavings of shed antlers of chital and sambhar

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported (relaxed for a period of six months)4.

41[10]

0508 00 20

Kg

(a) Sea shells, including polished sea shells and handicrafts made out of thosespecies not included in the Schedules of the Wild (Protection ) Act, 1972.

Free

Exports permitted freely.

 

0508 00 30

 

(b) Sea shells, including polished sea shells and handicrafts made out of those species included in CITES (excluding the Species mentioned in Schedules of Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972.

Free

Export to be governed by CITES Regulations.

 

0508 00 50

 

(c) Sea shells, including polished sea shells and handicrafts made out of those species included in the Schedules of the Wild Life ( Protection ) Act, 1972

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported

42

0511 99 91

0511 99 99

3001 10 91

3001 10 99

3001 20 90

3001 90 99

Kg

Gonads and other reproductive organs of buffaloes

Restricted

Exports permitted under licence.

43

0511 10 00

0511 99 91

0511 99 99

3001 10 91

3001 10 99

3001 20 90

3001 90 99

Kg

Germplasm of cattle and buffaloes.

Restricted

Exports permitted under licence.

Special Relaxation for Export of Shavings of Shed Antlers upto 30 Sept. ‘09

Subject: Export of shavings of Shed Antlers – relaxation regarding

06-Ntfn(RE)    In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5 of the Foreign Trade
08.09.2009      (Development & Regulation) Act,1992 read with paragraph 2.1 of the
(DGFT)           Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014, the Central Government hereby makes
                        the following amendments in the Para 1(a) of Notification No. 50 (RE-2006)/2004-2009 dated 9th March, 2006 as under:

“(a) The condition stipulated in Column 5 against S. Nos. 39 & 40 of Chapter 5 of Schedule 2 of the ITC (HS) Classifications of Export and Import Items shall be relaxed for a period upto 30.09.2009 to allow export of Shavings of Shed Antlers of Chital and Sambhar and Manufactured Articles of Shavings of Shed Antlers of Chital and Sambhar.”

2.    The specifications and conditions with respect to the above extension are as under:

(a)   The prospective exporters will submit their applications in the prescribed form within 30 days from the date of issue of Notification by the DGFT, containing therein the quantity applied for and the unit price of export to the concerned Chief Wildlife Warden for obtaining Legal Procurement Certificate.

(b)   The Chief Wildlife Wardens shall undertake the Physical Stock verification of the material proposed to be exported before issuing Legal Procurement Certificates.

(c)   Thereafter, the State Government may refer the respective cases along with the Legal Procurement Certificate issued by the Chief Wildlife Warden to Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India for grant of permission.

(d)   Ministry of Environment & Forest, will thereafter, recommend the export, on case to case basis to the DGFT.

(e)   Each export consignment alongwith the related documents will be subject to pre-shipment inspection and verification as per the existing norms and practices.

(f)    The one time exemption will be upto 30.9.2009.

(g)   It is mentioned that even if the old stock are held with the applicant, Legal Procurement Certificate has to be issued for grant of export permit.

(h)   The permission for export shall be for only those left out material of shed antlers, which could not be exported during the extension given earlier and not for any stock, procured thereafter.

3.     This issues in the public interest.

[Export Licensing Note No. 1

Note 1. Export of wild animals and their parts and products as covered in Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 and CITES are prohibited and other species listed in CITES are subject to the provisions of the CITES. See restrictions in Table A for detail.[11].]:

Chapter 6

Live Trees and other Plants; Bulb, Roots and the Like; Cut Flowers and Ornamental Foliage

Note 1 Planting material of a kind used for propagation and classified in heading 0601 and heading 0602 are subject to restriction on export. See chapter 12 for detail. Certain plants like cashew plants too are restricted for exports. The detail of this too is in chapter 12.

Chapter 7

Edible Vegetables and Certain Roots and Tubers

Note 1 Reference to onions in this chapter includes onions fresh or chilled frozen, provisionally preserved or dried.

 

SNo.

Tariff Item HS Code

Unit

Item Description

Export Policy

Nature of Restriction

44[12]

0703 10 10, 0712 20 00

Kg

Onion (all varieties) including Bangalore Rose onions and Krishnapuram onions fresh or chilled, frozen, provisionally prepared or dried but excluding onions cut, sliced or broken in powder form.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STEs

Export through:

(i) National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd. (NAFED)

(ii) Maharashtra State Agricultural Marketing Board (MSAMB)

(iii) Gujarat Agro Industries Corporation Ltd. (GALC)

(iv) The Spices Trading Corporation Ltd. (STCL)

(v) The A.P. State Trading Corporation

(vi) The Karnataka State Co-operative Marketing Federation Ltd. (KSCMF)

(vii) The National Co-operative Consumers Federation of India Ltd., (NCCF)

(viii) The North Karnataka Onion Growers Co-operative Society (NKOGCS)

(ix) West Bengal Essential Commodities Supply Corporation (WBECSC) Ltd., Kolkata

(x) M.P. State Agro Industries Development Corporation ((MPSAIDC), Bhopal

(xi) Karnataka State Produce Processing and Export Corporation (KAPPEC), Bangalore

(xii) Madhya Pradesh State Co-operative Oil Seeds Growers Federation Ltd.,

(xiii) The Andhra Pradesh Marketing Federation (AP MARKFED),

subject to conditions laid down by DGFT from time to time

 

Export Licensing Note 1:

The following conditions will apply to all STEs for export of Onions of all varieties:

(i) Export of Onions is allowed without quantitative ceiling subject to conditions of quality laid out by NAFED from time to time.

(ii) The designated STEs can issue NOC to the Associates Shippers and the service charges levied by them for issue of NOC will be to a maximum at a uniform rate of 1% of the invoice value of export of onion. [Amended by 106-Ntfn(RE)/14.05.2009]

(iii) The STEs are not allowed to levy any other charges except above by way of fees, guarantee or deposits or in any other form whatsoever.

(iv) All onions exported will be subject to a Minimum Export Price (MEP) fixed by NAFED.

(v) The careful selection of exporters is made to eliminate the trading in permits to export onions.

(vi) The agencies shall ensure that quality of onion is maintained.

(vii) A weekly report of permits issued shall be provided to NAFED which shall act a nodal agency to keep the Government of India informed of the outflow of onions.

(viii) Periodic reports of the actual shipment of onion by different agencies be submitted to the Department of Consumer Affairs.

[Export Licensing Note 1 inserted by 57-Ntfn(RE)/14.11.2007 and substituted by 27-Ntfn(RE)/01.08.2008.]

 

44 A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0713

0713 10 00

0713 20 00

 

0713 31 00

0713 32 00

0713 33 00

 

0713 39

0713 39 10

0713 39 90

0713 40 00

0713 50 00


0713 90

0713 90 10

 

0713 90 91

0713 90 99

Kg.


Kg.

Kg.

 

Kg.

Kg.

Kg.

Kg.

Kg.

Kg.

Kg.

Kg.


 

Kg.

 

Kg.

Kg.

Dried Leguminous Vegetables, Shelled, whether or not skinned or split

Peas (Pisum sativum)

Chickpeas (garbanzos)

Beans (Vigna spp., Phaseolus spp.):

Beans of the species Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper or Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek

Small red ((Adzuki) beans (Phaseolus or Vigna angularis)

Kidney beans, including white pea beans (Phaseolus vulgaris)

Other :

Guar seeds

Other

Lentils

Broad beans (Vicia faba var major) and horse beans (Vicia faba var equina, vicia faba var minor)

Other :

Tur (arhar)

Other :

Split

Other

Prohibited


Prohibited

Prohibited

 

Prohibited

Prohibited

Prohibited

 

Prohibited

Prohibited

Prohibited

Prohibited


Prohibited

Prohibited

 

Prohibited

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported.


Not permitted to be exported.

Not permitted to be exported.

 

Not permitted to be exported.

Not permitted to be exported.

Not permitted to be exported.

 

Not permitted to be exported.

Not permitted to be exported.

Not permitted to be exported.

Not permitted to be exported.


Not permitted to be exported.

Not permitted to be exported.

 

Not permitted to be exported.

Not permitted to be exported.

3. The above amendment shall remain in force till the end of the financial year (i.ei upto 31.03.2007) for a period of six months from the date of its issue and shall not apply to imports already effected against Advance Licences / Authorisations issued prior to the date of issue of this notification.[Amended by 17/03.07.2006]

3(1) The period of validity of prohibition on exports of pulses (except Kubuli Chana) shall be extended upto 31.03.2010. [Substituted by 99-RE/27.03.2009]

The export of pulses to Bhutan is exempted from the restrictions imposed through this Notification with immediate effect.”[Inserted by 26/07.08.2006]

The prohibition shall not be applicable to export of pulses to Sri Lanka executed under the specific permission granted by DGFT. [Inserted by 37/27.11.2006]

The prohibition shall not apply to export of Dollar Gram (Chana) executed under the specific permission granted by DGFT. [Inserted by 48(RE)/20.02.2007]

The prohibition shall not apply to export of kabuli chana (as is known by different names in different parts of the country)”.[Inserted by 52-Ntfn(RE)/07.03.2007]

3 (iii) the prohibition on export of pulses shall not be applicable for export of 500 MTs of Yellow Split Peas (Matar Dal) to Nepal for United Nations World Food Programme to be exported through the following Indian Companies:-

(1)   M/s. Mahalaxmi Gramodyog Sansthan, Kanpur  - 100 MT

(2)   M/s. Bajrang Dal Mill, Kanpur                                 - 200 MT

(3)   M/s. Anandeshwar Agro Food P. Ltd                    - 200 MT

[Inserted by 118-Ntfn(RE)/13.07.2009]

Chapter 10

Cereals

Note 1 Export of wild variety of wheat and paddy seed is restricted. See chapter 12 for details.

S. No.

Tariff Item HS Code

Unit

Item Description

Export Policy

Nature of Restriction

45

1006 30 20

Kg

Rice Basmati

Free

a) Exports allowed subject to registration of contracts with the APEDA , New Delhi

b) Exports of empty printed gunny bags with Markings indicating the product being Indian Basmati Rice, in whatever manner, are not permitted except when exported alongwith the consignments of Basmati Rice, in which cases also, the same shall not exceed 2% of the total number of filled gunny bags of Basmati Rice being exported

(c) In case of unbagged Indian Basmati Rice being exported in bulk or in bags of 50 Kgs or above, the exports of empty printed gunny bags with Markings indicating the product being Indian Basmati Rice, in whatever manner, shall also be permitted to the extent of actual requirements considering the total quantity of the consignment and the sizes of the empty bags being exported.

d) exports to European Union permitted subject to preshipment quality inspection as may be specified by the Government through a notification.

45A[13]

1006 10

1006 10 90

1006 20 00

1006 30

1006 30 10

1006 30 90

1006 40 00

 

Kg

Non Basmati Rice

[Entry amended by DGFT Ntfn 32(RE)/19.08.200, 37(RE)/03.09.2008, 38(RE)/05.09.2008, 39(RE)/16.09.2008, 40-RE/17.09.2008, 48(RE)/17.09.2008, 53(RE)/04.11.2008, 55(RE)/05.11.2008) and 69(RE)/05.12.2008]

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported.

[14]

1006 10 10

Kg.

Rice of seed quality

 

Free

1. Export will be allowed subject to submission of following documents to Customs at the time of export:

(i) A certificate of registration from authorized State Seed certifying Agency that it is a registered Seed producer/dealer; and

(ii) A license to carry on the business of a dealer in seeds issued under Section 3 of the Seed Control Order (1983) from the State Government; and

2. Export packets will be labelled that seeds are treated with chemical insecticides and cannot be used for food or feed purposes.

[Entry amended by DGFT Ntfn 32(RE)/19.08.2008,. 40-RE/17.09.2008]

45AA[15]

1006 30 20

Kg

Basmati Rice including Pusa Basmati 1121 (Dehusked (Brown), semi-milled, milled both in either par-boiled or raw condition)

Free

1. Grain of rice to be exported shall be more than 7 mm of length and ratio of length to breadth of the grain shall be more than 3.6;

2. Exports to Russian Federation permitted subject to pre-shipment quality certification issued by

(1) Insecticide Residue Testing Laboratory.

(2) Geo-Chem Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.

(3) Reliable Analytical Laboratory

(4) Arbro Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

(5) Shri Ram Institute for Industrial Research, Delhi

(6) Shri Ram Institute for Industrial Research, Branch Office Bangalore

(7) Delhi Test House; and

(8) Vimta Labs.

or any other agency as may be notified from time to time

[Para 2 substituted by 109(RE)/09.06.2009]

3. Export permitted only if the Minimum FOB Export Price (MEP) is US$ 1200 1100 900 per ton FOB or Rs.54,000/- 49500/- 41,400/- per ton FOB.

[Amended by 83(RE)/ 27.01.2009; 05(RE)/07.09.2009]

In case any foreign commission is paid at the time of exports or subsequently then MEP shall be higher than US $ 900 per ton, to the extent of foreign commission paid / payable and MEP of US $ 900 per ton shall be maintained, exclusive of the foreign commission.

[The paragraph inserted by 05(RE)/07.09.2009; Amended by 21(RE)/14.12.2009]

4. Export of Basmati Rice will be restricted through the following six ports only :

(i) Kandla

(ii) Kakinada

(iii) Kolkata

(iv) JNPT, Mumbai (as approved vide Notification No.82 dated 5.3.08.

(v) Mundra, and

(vi) Pipavav

(as approved vide Notification No.84 dated 17.3.08).

 

2.1 Ban on non-basmati rice will not be applicable to exports as under :

2.1.1 Under Food Aid Programme (as approved vide Notification No.38 dated 15.10.2007).

2.1.2 To Republic of Mauritius through STC :

(a) 1000 MTs through STC (as approved vide Notification No.58 dated 26.11.2007).

(b) 9000 MTs through MMTC (as approved vide Notification No.73 dated 24.1.2008).

2.1.3 To Peoples Republic of Bangladesh :

(a) 50,000 MTs by LMJ International Ltd., 30 J.L. Nehru Road, Kolkata as per tender opened on 8.10.2007 (as approved vide Notification No.60 dated 6.12.2007).

(b) 1,010 MTs by Government of West Bengal as relief material (as approved vide Notification No.78 dated 18.2.2008).

(c) 50,000 MTs by WBECSC to be procured exclusively from the State of West Bengal (as approved vide Notification No.80 dated 18.2.08).

(d) 50,000 MTs by WBECSC and 1,00,000 MTs each by STC, MMTC, PEC and NAFED (as approved vide Notification No.81 dated 29.2.2008).

2.1.4 50,000 MTs to Madagascar through STC (as approved vide Notification No.73 dated 24.1.2008).

2.1.5 25,000 MTs to Comoros through MMTC (as approved vide Notification No.73 dated 24.1.2008).

2.1.6 40,000 MTs to Republic of Sierra Leone through PEC (as approved vide Notification No.88 dated 26.3.2008).

2.1.7 Ban on export of non-basmati rice shall not be applicable to export of rice to the following countries:-

Name of the country      Quantity

(i) Nigeria                       15,000 MTs

(ii) Senegal                    15,000 MTs

(iii) Ghana                      15,000 MTs

(iv) Cameron                  10,000 MTs

The above export shall be subject to the following conditions:-

i)      The above quantity shall be exported through State Trading Corporation (STC) of India during September/October, 2008 till 30th April, 2009 30th July 2009; [Amended by 105-Ntfn(RE)/08.05.2009]

ii)     STC shall procure rice from such rice mills who have surplus rice/ paddy in their stock;

iii)    The rice to be exported shall be with a minimum of 25% of brokens;

iv)    STC shall ensure that their entry into market for this export does not affect the overall price situation of rice; and

v)     STC shall source the rice to be exported from more than one State and in four different tranches.” [Inserted by 48(RE)/13.10.2008; Amended by 80(RE)/16.01.2009]

“2.1.8       Ban on export of non-basmati rice shall not be applicable to export of 10,000 to 15,000 MTs of non-basmati rice to Nepal, subject to the following conditions:-

i)      The above quantity shall be exported through State Trading Corporation (STC);

ii)     STC shall procure the above quantity of rice from such rice Mills who have surplus rice/paddy in their stocks;

iii)    The rice to be exported shall be with a minimum of 25% of brokens;

iv)    STC shall ensure that their entry into market for this export does not affect the overall price situation of rice;

v)     STC shall source the rice to be exported from more than one State to avoid any disturbance in the market.”

[Inserted by 69(RE)/05.12.2008]

2.1.9        Ban on export of non-basmati rice shall not be applicable to export of rice to the following countries:-

S. No.

Country

Quantity in MTs.

Name of PSU through which export to be made

1.

Burkina Faso

24,200

 

 

 

 

MMTC

2.

Cameroon

21,700

3.

Cote D’Ivoire

1,44,900

4.

Egypt

48,300

5.

The Gambia

36,250

6.

Mali

24,200

7.

Somalia

24,200

8.

Tunisia

5,550

9.

Zanzibar

12,100

10.

Benin

24,200

 

 

STC

 

STC

11.

Ghana

68,800

12.

Guinea Bissau

24,200

13.

Liberia

96,600

14.

Mozambique

24,200

15.

Togo

72,400

16.

Zambia

24,200

17.

South Africa

25,000

 

 

PEC

18.

Senegal

1,41,300

19.

Mauritius

15,000

20.

Sierra Leone

38,500

21.

Djibouti

12,100

 

Total

10,00,000

The above export shall be subject to the following conditions:-

i)     The above quantity shall be exported by PSUs during KMS 2008-09;

ii)     Above PSUs shall procure rice from such rice mills which have surplus rice/ paddy in their stock;

iii)    The rice to be exported shall be with a minimum of 25% of brokens;

iv)   The PSUs shall ensure that their entry into market for this export does not affect the overall price situation of rice; and

v)    The PSUs shall source the rice to be exported from more than one State. [Inserted by 104-Ntfn(RE)/06.05.2009]

2.1.10    With immediate effect, ban on export of Non-basmati rice shall also not be applicable to export of organic Non-basmati rice as follows:-

 

Tariff item HS Code

Item Description

Nature of restriction

10061090, 10062000, 10063010, 10063090, 10064000

Organic Non-basmati rice

(i) Export of organic Non-basmati rice duly certified by APEDA shall be permitted subject to a limit of 10,000 MT per annum;

(ii) Export allowed is also subject to registration of contracts with APEDA, New Delhi prior to shipment;

(iii) Exports shall be allowed only from Customs EDI Ports.”

[Inserted by 20-Ntfn(RE)/07.12.2009]

2.1.11 With immediate effect, ban on export of Non-basmati rice shall also not be applicable to export of 20,000 MT of rice (Ponni Samba) to Sri Lanka through PEC.

2.1.12 With immediate effect, ban on export of Non-basmati rice shall also not be applicable to export of 25,000 MT of Non-basmati rice   to Nepal through MMTC.”

3.     The above export shall be subject to the following conditions:-

(a)   The rice to be exported shall be with a minimum of 25% of brokens;

(b)   Export will be undertaken directly, and only by the designated PSU/s. There will not be any associate exporter

(c)   Recipient country will be advised by MEA to enter into contracts for the exports only with the designated PSUs, in terms of GATT provisions and designation of a private contractor by the importing country, to supply rice will not be entertained. MEA will inform the concerned PSU(s) about the designated buying agency in the importing country;

(d)   The PSU/s will procure rice through tender as per guidelines prescribed by the Department of Commerce vide O. M. No. 7/4/2009 –FT(ST) dated 18.2.2010;

(e)   The PSU(s) will buy rice from the markets all over the country.  The Supplier(s) will provide the necessary certificate to the PSU(s) confirming that rice has been procured to this effect. The supplier(s) will also provide a certificate to the effect that the rice is bought from those rice mills who have already met their levy rice requirements as stipulated in their respective States.

(f)    The PSU /s will procure rice at a price as close to as possible to the derived MSP so as not to disturb the existing price situation in the domestic market;

(g)   PSU(s) will supply rice to the designated country at a commercially negotiated price;

(h)   The end point verification of the exports reaching the destination will be filed by the PSU(s) and for this purpose, the PSU(s) will obtain landing certificates from the port(s) of discharges.

(i)    The above quantity shall be exported by PSUs during KMS 2009-10.

2.2 Ban on both non-Basmati and Basmati Rice will not be applicable to exports as under:

2.2.1 Under Bilateral Trade Agreement between Government of India and Government of Maldives (as approved vide Notification No.42 dated 23.10.2007).

2.2.2 Consignments of rice certified by Customs Authorities which have been accepted for export till 6.3.08 (mid-night) in Land Customs Stations (LCSs) in West Bengal as part of transitional arrangements (as approved vide Notification No.87 dated 24.3.2008).

2.3 Above quantitative relaxations would be applicable from the date of respective Notifications as mentioned against each entry.

3. The ban/restriction now imposed shall be applicable from midnight of 31.3.2008.

4. Transitional arrangements allowed under Para 1.5 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2004-2009, shall, in public interest, not be applicable to the ban and restriction imposed above. However, Para 9.12 of Handbook of Procedures, Vol-1, 2004-2009, shall be applicable.

5. This issues in Public Interest.

[Amended by 81-RE/29.02.2008; 82-RE/05.03.2008; 83RE/11.03.2008; 87-RE/24.03.2008; 89-RE/27.03.008; 93 Ntfn(RE)/01.04.2008; 114-Ntfn(RE)/18.06.2009; 33 Ntfn(RE)/03.03.2010]

 

46

1006 10 90

Kg

Paddy (of Basmati Rice in husk)

[Amended by Ntfn 03/31.03.2003]

Free

a) Export allowed subject to registration of contracts with the APEDA, New Delhi

 

 

b) Export of empty printed gunny bags with Marking indicating the product being Indian Basmati Paddy, in whatever manner, are not permitted except when exported alongwith the consignments of Basmati Paddy, in which cases also, the same shall not exceed 2% of the total number of filled gunny bags of Basmati Paddy being exported.

c) In case of unbagged Indian Basmati Paddy being exported in bulk or in bags of 50 Kgs. or above, the exports of empty printed gunny bags with Markings indicating the product being Indian Basmati Paddy , in whatever manner, shall also be permitted to the extent of actual requirements considering the total quantity of the consignment and the sizes of the empty bags being exported.

46A[16]

1001

Kg

Wheat and meslin

 

 

 

1001 10 10

Kg

Durum Wheat: of seed quality

Free

1. Export will be allowed subject to submission of following documents to Customs at the time of export:

(i) A license to carry on the business of a dealer in seeds issued under Section 3 of the Seed Control Order (1983) from the State Government; and

(ii)Declaration that the export consignment of seeds has been chemically treated and is not fit for human consumption; and

2. Export packets will be labeled that seeds are treated with chemical insecticides and cannot be used for food or feed purposes.

 

1001 90 10

Kg

Wheat of seed quality

Free

 

1001 90 31

Kg

Meslin of seed quality

Free

 

1001 10 90

Kg

Durum wheat: Of other

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported

 

1001 90

Kg

Other:

 

 

 

1001 90 20

Kg

Other wheat

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported.

 

1001 90 39

Kg

Other

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported.

 

1101

Kg

Wheat Flour (Maida), Samolina (Rava/Sirgi), Wholemeal atta and resultant atta

Free

(i) The export is permitted subject to a limit of 6,50,000 tons upto 31st March, 2010;

(ii) Exports shall be allowed only from Customs EDI Ports
[Amended by Ntfn-116(RE)/03.07.2009]

 

The quantity of wheat products to be exported as mentioned in Para 2 above shall be monitored on a fortnightly basis both by the Customs Department as well as by DGCI&S, through fortnightly reports to be sent to the Department of Commerce / DGFT as well as to the Department of Food & Public Distribution.[ Inserted by Ntfn 116(RE)/03.07.2009]

Sub-heading Note: The term “durum wheat” means wheat of the Triticum durum species and the Hybrids derived from the inter – specific crossing of Triticum durum which have the same number (28) of chromosomes as that species.

2.   The prohibition shall remain in force till further orders.

2A. Export of 2000 metric tonnes of wheat shall be allowed to Myanmar during the year 2007-2008 under specific authorization by the EFC of DGFT. [Inserted by 10-Ntfn(RE)/22.06.2007]

2.1 The prohibition imposed by this notification on export of wheat flour shall not be applicable to export of 17,000 MT of wheat flour to Maldives through STC/MMTC [Inserted by 71(RE)/07.01.2008]

2.2 The prohibition imposed by this notification on export of wheat flour shall not be applicable to export of 22,100 MT of wheat flour during 2008-2009 to Maldives through STC/MMTC [Inserted by 74(RE)/05.02.2008]

2.3     The prohibition imposed by this Notification on export of wheat flour shall not be applicable to export of 50 MT of wheat flour(atta) to Bangladesh to be supplied by the Government of West Bengal as relief material.” [This is effective from 15.02.08] [Inserted by 79(RE)/18.01.2008]

2.4     The prohibition imposed by this Notification on export of wheat shall not be applicable to export of 950 MT of wheat to Myanmar through NAFED.

2.5     The prohibition imposed by this Notification on export of wheat shall not be applicable to export of 10,000 MT of wheat to Nepal through MMTC.”

[Inserted by 71(RE)/10.12.2008]

2.6     The prohibition imposed by this Notification on export of wheat flour shall not be applicable to export of 29,177 MT of wheat flour during 2009-10, to Maldives through M/s. PEC Limited [Inserted by 85-Ntfn(RE)/13.02.2009].

[2.7  Ban on export of wheat shall not be applicable to export of wheat as following:-

Tariff Item HS Code

Item Description

Name of PSU through which export to be made and nature of restriction

1001

Wheat and meslin

1.Export of wheat shall be limited to 3,00,000 MTs each through MMTC Ltd., PEC Ltd., and STC Ltd, respectively upto 31st March, 2010;
2. No subsidy will be given for such exports;
3. Exports shall be allowed only from Customs EDI Ports.

1001 10

Durum wheat:

1001 10 90

Other

1001 90

Other:

1001 90 20

Other wheat

1001 90 39

Other

[Withdrawn by DGFT Notification 117(RE)/13.07.2009]

2.8 Ban on export of wheat shall, however, not be applicable to export of organic wheat as follows:-

Tariff Item HS Code

Item Description

Nature of restriction

1001

Organic Wheat

(i) Export of organic wheat duly certified by APEDA shall be permitted subject to a limit of 5,000 MT per annum;

(ii) Export allowed is also subject to registration of contracts with APEDA, New Delhi prior to shipment;

(iii) Exports shall be allowed only from Customs EDI Ports.”

[Inserted by 19-Ntfn(RE)/07.12.2009]

3.       The quantity of wheat to be exported shall be monitored on a fortnightly basis both by the Customs Department as well as by DGCI&S, through fortnightly reports to be sent to the Department of Commerce / DGFT as well as to the Department of Food & Public Distribution ] [2.7 Inserted by Ntfn 115(RE)/03.07.2009]

Sub-heading Note: The term “durum wheat” means wheat of the Triticum durum species and the Hybrids derived from the inter specific crossing of Triticum durum which have the same number (28) of chromosomes as that species.

 

46B[17]

1005

 

Maize (corn)

 

 

 

1005 10 00[18]

Kg

Seed quality

Free

1. Export will be allowed subject to submission of following documents to Customs at the time of export:

i) A certificate of registration from authorized State Seed certifying Agency that it is a registered Seed producer/dealer; and

ii)   Declaration that the export consignment of seeds has been chemically treated and is not fit for human consumption; and

2. Export packets will be labeled that seeds are treated with chemical insecticides and cannot be used for food or feed purposes.

 

1005 90 00

Kg

Other

Prohibited

Export shall not be permitted

 

 

 

2. The above prohibition/restriction shall remain in force till 15th October, 2008.

3. The transitional arrangements under Para 1.5 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2004-09, as amended from time to time, shall be applicable for export of the aforesaid items [Substituted by 24-RE/18.07.2008]

“Further, exporters shall be permitted to get their existing Letters of Credit, which were opened prior to the date of ban and which are eligible under the Transitional Arrangements under Para 1.5 of the Foreign Trade Policy, extended beyond original validity and time period for a further period of 18 days.”[Inserted by 25-RE/21.07.2008]

3.1 Ban on export of maize shall not be applicable to export of 25000 MTs of maize to be exported by M/s Emmsons International, New Delhi under United Nations’ World Food Programme to Kenya, Somalia and Burundi and is meant for United Nations’ humanitarian relief operations in these countries. (Inserted by 28-RE/05.08.2008)

Chapter 12

Oils Seeds and Oleginous Fruits; Miscellaneous Grains, Seeds and Fruit; Industrial or Medicinal Plants; Straw and Fodder

Note :- Seeds of all forestry species including Nux Vomica , Red Sanders , Rubber , Russa Grass and tufts , Sandalwood and seeds of tufts , Sandalwood and seeds of ornamental wild variety plants stand restricted for export and shall be allowed under licence and also shall be regulated according to the rules notified under Biological ( Diversity) Act, 2002.

S. No.

Tariff Item HS Code

Unit

Item Description

Export Policy

Nature of Restriction

47

0601 00 00

0602 00 00

1211 00 00

Kg

Seeds and planting materials other than those in the restricted category

Free

Declaration in the form of an affidavit from the exporter that the seed being exported is not Breeder or Foundation or Wild variety seeds with indication the source of procurement

48

1202 10 00

Kg

Groundnuts (Peanuts) [19]

Free

(a) Export to EU permitted subject to Compulsory registration of contracts with APEDA, alongwith controlled Aflatoxin level certificate given by agencies/laboratories nominated by APEDA;

(b) Exports to Russian Federation permitted subject to pre-shipment quality certification issued by

(1) Insecticide Residue Testing Laboratory.

(2) Geo-Chem Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.

(3) Reliable Analytical Laboratory

(4) Arbro Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

(5) Shri Ram Institute for Industrial Research, Delhi

(6) Shri Ram Institute for Industrial Research, Branch Office Bangalore

(7) Delhi Test House; and

(8) Vimta Labs.

or any other agency as may be notified from time to time

[Para (b) substituted by 110(RE)/09.06.2009]

48A[20]

1202 10 10

Kg

Groundnut (of Seed Quality)

Free

Exports to Russian Federation permitted subject to pre-shipment quality certification issued by

(1) Insecticide Residue Testing Laboratory.

(2) Geo-Chem Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.

(3) Reliable Analytical Laboratory

(4) Arbro Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

(5) Shri Ram Institute for Industrial Research, Delhi

(6) Shri Ram Institute for Industrial Research, Branch Office Bangalore

(7) Delhi Test House; and

(8) Vimta Labs.

or any other agency as may be notified from time to time

[Nature of Restriction substituted by 110(RE)/09.06.2009]

 

1202 10 19

kg

Groundnut (Other)

 

 

1202 10 91

Kg

Groundnut (Other of Seed Quality)

 

 

1202 10 99

Kg

Groundnut (Other)

 

 

1202 20 10

Kg

Groundnut (Kernels, H.P.S.)

 

 

1202 20 90

Kg

Groundnut (Other)

 

48B

1207 40 10

Kg

Seasame Seeds

Free

Exports to Russian Federation permitted subject to pre-shipment quality certification issued by

(1) Insecticide Residue Testing Laboratory.

(2) Geo-Chem Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.

(3) Reliable Analytical Laboratory

(4) Arbro Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

(5) Shri Ram Institute for Industrial Research, Delhi

(6) Shri Ram Institute for Industrial Research, Branch Office Bangalore

(7) Delhi Test House; and

(8) Vimta Labs.

or any other agency as may be notified from time to time

[Nature of Restriction substituted by 110(RE)/09.06.2009]

49

1001 90 10

Kg

Wheat seeds (wild variety)

Restricted

Exports permitted under licence

50

1006 20 00

Kg.

Paddy seeds (wild variety)

Restricted

Exports permitted under licence

51

0602 20 10
1209 99 90

Kg

Cashew seeds and plants

Restricted

Exports permitted under licence

52

1209 29 90

Kg

Egyptian clover (Barseem) Trifolium alaxtum seeds

Restricted

Exports permitted under licence

53

1209 91 30

Kg

Onion Seeds

Restricted

Exports permitted under licence

54

1209 29 00

Kg

Pepper cuttings or rooted cutings of pepper

Restricted

Exports permitted under licence

55

1209 99 90

Kg

Seeds of all forestry species

Restricted

Exports permitted under licence

56

1209 29 90

Kg

Saffron seeds or corms

Restricted

Exports permitted under licence

57

1211 90 14

Kg

Neem seeds

Restricted

Exports permitted under licence

58

1211 90 00

1211 90 12

Kg

Nux vomica / bark/leaves/roots powder thereof

Restricted

Exports permitted under licence

59

1209 99 10

1209 99 90

Kg

Seeds of all trees (excluding seeds of all forestry species), hedges, ornamental plants and flowers and vegetable seeds other than onion seeds

Free

Exports permitted subject to a declaration in the form of an affidavit from the exporter that the seed being exported is not Breeder or Foundation or Wild variety seeds and indicating the source of procurement.

60

0601 00 00

0602 00 00

1211 00 00

0601 10 00

0601 20 10

0602 10 00

0602 90 20

0602 90 30

0602 90 90

 

(a) Plants and plant portions of wild origin, of species specified in any of the Schedules of Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 or Appendix I of CITES or Export Licensing Note 1.

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported. Special exemption can be granted for the purpose of research, education and life saving drugs on case by case basis by DGFT, on the recommendation of Ministry of Environment & Forests.

 

 

 

(b) Plants and plants portions of cultivation origin of species specified in any of the Schedules of Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 or Appendix I of CITES or Export Licensing Note 1.

Free

Subject to production of a Certificate of Legal Possession in favor of the exporter, issued by the DFO having jurisdiction where the  exporter is situated. In case of species listed in Schedule VI of Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972, subject to the exporter complying with the provision of S.17A of the Act. In case of species listed in Appendix I of CITES subject registration of the nursery and appropriate CITES documentation from the Asst. Management Authority.

 

 

 

(c) Plants, Plant portions of wild or cultivation origin, of species specified Appendix II or III of CITES.

Free

Subject to production of certificate of Legal Possession in favour of the exporter, issued by the DFO having jurisdiction where the exporter is situated. Export subject to CITES

 

 

 

(d) Plants, plant portions of wild or cultivation origin, of species not specified in any of the Schedules of Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 or Appendix I, II, III of CITES or Export Licensing Note 1.

Free

Subject to obtaining Certificate of cultivation from District Agriculture Officer or District Horticulture Officer or DFO”

61

3003 40 00

3003 90 11

3003 90 12

3003 90 13

3003 90 14

3003 90 15

3004 90 11

3004 90 12

3004 90 13

3004 90 14

3004 90 15

Kg

Derivatives, extracts and formulations

Free

Subject to the provisions of Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 and CITES

[SNo. 60 and 61 substituted by 03-Ntfn(RE)/27.08.2009]

62

1212 20 10

1212 20 90

Kg

Sea weeds of all types, including G-edulis but excluding brown sea weeds and agarophytes of Tamil Nadu Coast origin in processed form

Restricted

Exports permitted under licence.

63

1212 20 90

Kg

Brown sea weeds and Agrophytes excluding G-edulis of Tamil Nadu coast origin in processed form

Free

Exports allowed subject to quantitative ceilings as may be notified by DGFT from time to time

Export Licensing Note 1

1. Baddomes cycad (Cycas beddomei).

2. Blue vanda (Vanda coerulea).

3. Saussurea costus.

4. Ladies slipper orcid (Paphiopedilium species).

5. Pitcher plant (Nepenthes Khasiana).

6. Red vanda (Renanthera imschootiana).

7. Rauvolifia serpentina (Sarpagandha).

8. Ceropegia species.

9. Frerea indica (Shindal Mankundi).

10. Podophyllum hexandurm (emodi) (Indian Podophyllum.)

11. Cyatheaceae species (Tree Ferns).

12. Cycadacea species (Cycads).

13. Dioscorea deltoidea (Elephant’s foot).

14. Euphorbia species (Euphorbias).

15. Orchidaceae species (Orchids).

16. Pterocarpus santalinus (Redsanders).

17. Taxus Wallichiana (Common Yew or Birmi Leaves).

18. Aquilaria malaccensis (Agarwood).

19. Aconitum species.

20. Coptis teeta.

21. Coscinium fenestrum (Calumba wood).

22. Dactylorhiza hatagirea.

23. Gentiana Kurroo (Kuru , Kutki).

24. Gnetum species.

25. Kampheria Galenga.

26. Nardostachys grandiflora.

27. Panax pseudoginseng.

28. Picrorhiza kurrooa.

29. Swertia chirata (Charayatah).

 

Export Licensing Note 2

(i)     However, in respect of CITES species, a CITES permit of export shall be required.

(ii)    Exports allowed only through the Ports of Mumbai, Nhava Sheva, Kolkata, Cochin, Delhi, Chennai, Tuticorin, Amritsar, Calicut, Thiruvananthapuram, Kandla and Mundra. (Amended by 23-RE/08.07.2008)

(iii)   Except for the documents prescribed above, no additional informations/ NOC/ documents shall be required to be furnished by the Exporter to any authority of State or Central Government.

Export Licensing Note 3

*The term “formulation” used here may include products, which may contain portions / extracts of plants on the prohibited list. Further the term “formulation” shall also include value added formulations as well as herbal ayurvedic, and exports subject to the provisions of CITES or Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 in case where the formulation contains species listed therein. [Export Licensing Note 3 substituted by 03-Ntfn(RE)/27.08.2009]

Chapter 13

Lac, Gums, Resins and Other Vegetable Saps and Extracts

SNo

Tariff Item HS Code

Unit

Item Description

Export Policy

Nature of Restriction

[21]64

1301 10 10

1301 10 20

1301 10 30

1301 10 40

1301 10 50

1301 10 60

1301 10 70

1301 10 80

1301 10 90

Kg

Shellac and all forms of lac

Free

(i) Registration with Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Ltd. or Shellac and Forest Products Export Promotion Council;

(ii) Production of quality certificate from Shellac and Forest Products Export Promotion Council.

65

1301 90 16

Kg

Gum Karaya

STE

Export through the Tribal Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Limited (TRIFED), New Delhi

[22]65A

1302

1302 32 20

1302 32 30

Kg.

Guar gum refined split

Guar gum treated and pulverized.

Free

Guar gum exports to European Union, originating in or consigned from India and intended for animal or human consumption, allowed subject to endorsement by Shellac & Forest Products Export Promotion Council (SHEFEXIL), Kolkata of original analytical report for testing of PCP issued by Vimta Labs, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh,.

Chapter 14

Vegetable Plaiting Materials, Vegetable Products not elsewhere specified or included

SNo

Tariff Item HS Code

Unit

Item Description

Export Policy

Nature of Restriction

66

1401 10 00

U

Mulli bamboo ( Melocanna bacifera )

Free till 31.3.2010[23]

Subject to observance of Transit Rules of the concerned State Forest Departments under Indian Forest Act, 1927

Chapter 15

Animal or Vegetable Fats and Oils and their Cleavage Products; Prepared Edible Fats; Animal or Vegetable Waxes

 

S. No.

Tariff Item HS Code

Unit

Item Description

Export Policy

Nature of Restriction

67

1501 00 00

1502 00 10

1502 00 20

1502 00 30

1502 00 90

1503 00 00

1505 00 10

1505 00 20

1505 00 90

1506 00 10

1506 00 90

Kg

Tallow , fat and/or oils of any animal origin excluding fish oil and Lanolin

[Amended by 10-Ntfn(RE)/22.09.2009]

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported

67A[24]

Codes pertaining to all edible oils under Chapter15 of Schedule I

Kg

All edible oils under Chapter 15 of Schedule I

Note: 1.1 Restrictions imposed vide this Notification shall not apply to the following:

(i)    Export of Castor Oil,

(ii)   Export of Coconut Oil through Kochi Port,

(iii)  ‘Deemed export’ of edible oils to 100% export oriented units with the condition that the final product be non-edible,

(iv)  Export of Oils produced out of minor forest produce, as per table given below, even if edible :

ITC (HS)       Item Description
Code

15159010    Fixed Vegetable oils viz. Neutralised and Bleached Morwah Oil/fat, Neutralised and Bleached Kokum oil/fat, Neutralised and Bleached Sal oil/ sal fat / Stearine.

15159020    Fixed vegetable oils viz. Dhup oil, Neemseed oil

15159030    Fixed vegetable oils viz. Nigerseed oil.

15159040    Fixed vegetable oils viz. Neutralised and Bleached Mango kernel fat/oil/stearine/olein.

15179010    Sal Fat (Processed or Refined).

15219020    Shellac wax, whether or not coloured.

(v) Export of edible oil from Domestic Tariff Area (DTA) to Special Economic Zone (SEZ) to be consumed by the SEZ units for manufacture of processed food products.[25]

2.     Transitional arrangements allowed under Para 1.5 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2004-2009, shall, in public interest, not be applicable to the ban imposed above.

[S.No. 2 inserted by 85-Ntfn(RE)/17.03.2008]

3.     The ban imposed vide this Notification shall be applicable upto 30.09.2010.

[S.No. 3 inserted by 98-Ntfn(RE)/17.03.2009]

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported

 


Fish Oil Export in Free List

Export of Edible Oils in Branded Consumer Packs upto 5 kgs Allowed Subject to Ceiling of 10,000 tonnes – II

[DGFT Notification No. 60(RE)/20.11.2008]

Subject: Permission for export of edible oil in small consumer packs and proposal to allow export of fish oil.

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 5 read with Section 3(2) of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No.22 of 1992) and also read with Para 1.3 and Para 2.1 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2004-2009, the Central Government hereby amends, with immediate effect, Notification No.85 (RE-2007)/2004-2009 dated 17.3.2008, read with No.92 (RE-2007)/2004-09 dated 1.4.08 Notification No. 3 (RE-2008)/2004-2009 dated 11.4.2008, and Notification No.33 (RE-2008)/2004-09 dated 19th August, 2008, as under:-

2.     In partial modification of Notification No.85 (RE-2007)/2004-09 dated 17.3.2008 read with above subsequent Notifications, export of edible oils shall be allowed as under:-

i)      The export of edible oils is permitted in branded consumer packs of up to 5 Kgs, subject to a limit of not exceeding 10,000 tons during 01.11.2009 t0 31.10.2010: Such exports shall be allowed only from Customs EDI Ports. [Clause (i) amended by 04-Ntfn(RE)/04.09.2009 and 18-Ntfn(RE)/02.12.2009]

ii)     Export of fish oil shall be allowed freely.

3.     The quantity of edible oil to be exported as mentioned in Para 2 (i) above shall be monitored through an appropriate system to be put in place by Department of Commerce.

4.     This issues in public interest.

Chapter 17

Sugars and Sugar Confectionery

SNo

Tariff Item HS Code

Unit

Item Description

Export Policy

Nature of Restriction

68

1701 00 00

Kg

Sugar, except the following category at (a)

Prohibited

Not permitted to be exported.[26]

 

 

Kg

(a) Preferential Quota Sugar to EU and USA

STE

Export permitted through M/s.Indian Sugar Exim Corporation Limited subject to quantitative ceiling notified by DGFT from time to time.

 

Export Release Orders must for Sugar Export

Subject: Export of Sugar – Re-introduction of the system of export release orders w.e.f. 1.1.2009 for exports under OGL

[F.No.528/64/2007-Cus(TU) dated 13 January 2009]

The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Department of Food & Public Distribution have stated that the Central Government, w.e.f. 1.1.2001, had been regulating the export of sugar through export release order mechanism issued by the Directorate of sugar. In view of the excess production of sugar in 2006-07 and 2007-08 sugar seasons and also to facilitate expeditious export of sugar, the requirement of obtaining release orders from the Directorate of Sugar for export of sugar was dispensed with vide Notification No. S.O.1310(E) dated 31.7.2007 up to 30.09.2008 which was subsequently extended vide Notification No. S.O. 2709(E) dated 21.11.2008 up to 31.12.2008 or till further orders in respect of exports under OGL and till further orders in cases of exports under advance authorization scheme. Since production of sugar in 2008-09 sugar season would be substantially less than the last two sugar seasons, it has been decided to re-introduce the system of export release orders w.e.f. 1.1.2009 for exports under OGL. However, the dispensation in respect of exports under advance authorization scheme issued vide notification No.2709(E) dated 21.11.2008 would continue.

2. In view of the above, it is directed that all the Customs field formations take necessary action to ensure compliance of the above decision of the Government.

Sugar Exports to EU under Preferential Quota –Endorse-ment by Customs on EUR Form and DGFT/EIA on GSP Certificate Required

[Ref: 159-PN(RE) dated 05.03.2009]

In exercise of the powers conferred under Paragraphs 2.1, 2.4 and 2.29 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2004-09, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby allocates a total quantity of 2500MTs (Two thousand five hundred Metric Tonnes) of white Sugar for export of ACP India Sugar quota to European Union (EU) for the period July, 2009 to September, 2009, to be delivered before 30th September, 2009.

2.     This refers to HS Code No. 1701 00 00 in the Schedule-2 of ITC(HS) Classification of Export and Import Items, 2004-09 under which M/s Indian Sugar Exim Corporation Limited, New Delhi is the designated agency for export of Sugar to EU under Preferential Quota

3.     As regards special certification requirements, entries to be made in document EUR and GSP are as follows:-

(i)    Complementary Sugar (White Sugar)

“(Application of Regulation (EC) No. 950/2006. Complimentary Sugar. Serial No. 09.4315)”.

4.     EUR Form is to be endorsed by Customs at the Port of Shipment and the GSP Certificate by Export Inspection Agency/Directorate General of Foreign Trade.

5.     This issues in public interest.

10,000 MT Quota Sugar to EU under CXL Concessions Sugar

In exercise of the powers conferred under Paragraphs 2.1, 2.4 and 2.29 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-14, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby allocates a total quantity of 10,000 MTs (Ten thousand metric tonnes) of white Sugar for export of CXL Concessions Sugar to European Union (EU) for the fiscal year 2009 -10 (October, 2009 to September, 2010).

2.     This refers to HS Code No. 1701 00 00 in the Schedule-2 of ITC(HS) Classification of Export and Import Items, 2009-2014 under which M/s Indian Sugar Exim Corporation Limited, New Delhi is the designated agency for export of Sugar to EU under Preferential Quota

3.     As regards special certification requirements, entries to be made in document EUR and GSP are as follows:-

(i)    CXL Concessions Sugar

“[Application of Regulation (EC) No. 891/2009 under Schedule CXL (European Communities). CXL Concessions Sugar Serial No. 09.4321]”.

4.     EUR Form is to be endorsed by Customs at the Port of Shipment and the GSP Certificate by Export Inspection Agency/Directorate General of Foreign Trade.

5.     This issues in public interest.

Export Release Orders must for Sugar Export

Subject: Export of Sugar – reintroduction of the system of export release orders w.e.f. 1.1.2009 for export under OGL.

[Ref: 81-Policy Circular dated 20.04.2009]

The Department of Food & Public Distribution, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food &Public Distribution, have intimated that the Central Government w.e.f. 1.1.2001 had been regulating the export of sugar through export release order mechanism issued by the Directorate of Sugar. In view of the excess production of sugar in 2006-07 and 2007-08 sugar seasons and also to facilitate expeditious export of sugar. The requirement of obtaining release orders from the Directorate of Sugar for export of sugar was dispersed with vide Notification No. S.O.4310-(E) dated 31.7.2007 upto 30.09.2008 which was subsequently extended vide Notification No. S.O 2709 (E) dated 21.11.2008 upto 31.12.2008 or till further orders in respect of exports under OGL and till further orders in cases of exports under advance authorization schemes. It has been further intimated that since production of sugar in 2008-09 sugar season would be substantially less than the last two sugar seasons, it has been decided to reintroduce the system of export release orders w.e.f. 1.1.2009 for export under OGL. However, the dispensation in respect of exports under advance authorization scheme issued vide Notification No. 2709 (E) dated 21.11.2008 would continue.

2.    In view of the above, it is directed that all the field formations take necessary action for compliance of the above decision of the Government.

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

No Export Release Order for Sugar Required EO Fulfilment under Advance Authorisation

(a) a producer of sugar by vacuum pan process or a merchant Importer/exporter shall be required to obtain an export release order from the Chief Director (Sugar), Directorate of Sugar or any other Officer authorized by the Chief Director (Sugar) for export of sugar whether under Open General Licence or Advance Authorization Scheme on ‘ton- to-ton’ basis or any other scheme permitting Export of sugar.

Explanation: Where a producer of sugar or a merchant importer – exporter imports raw sugar under Advance Authorization Scheme and exports processed white or refined sugar for fulfillment of his export obligation under ‘grain-to-grain’ policy, such producer of sugar or merchant importer-exporter shall not be required to obtain an export release order from the Chief Director (Sugar), Directorate of Sugar.”

[Ref: Policy Circular 81(RE)/20.04.2009 amended by 87-Pol.Cir/04.05.2009 and 92/04.06.2009]

 

 

 

Chapter 23

Residues and Waste from the Food Industries; Prepared Animal Fodder

SNo

Tariff Item HS Code

Unit

Item Description

Export Policy

Nature of Restriction

69

2305 00 10

2305 00 20

2305 00 90

Kg

Deoiled groundnut cakes containing more than 1% oil and groundnut expeller cakes

Restricted

Exports permitted under licence

70

1213 00 00

1214 10 00

1214 90 00

2302 10 10

2302 30 00

2302 40 00

2308 00 00

kg

Fodder, including wheat and rice straw[27]

Restricted

Exports permitted under licence

71

2302 20 10 1

2302 20 20

2302 20 90

Kg

Rice bran, raw and boiled

 

Restricted

Exports permitted under licence

71A

2309

23091000

Kg

Preparations of a kind used in animal feeding Dog or Cat food, put up for retail sale

Free

Export to EU allowed subject to the following conditions:

(i) A ‘Shipment Clearance Certificate’ is to be issued consignment-wise by the CAPEXIL indicating details of the name and address of the exporter, address of the registered plant, IEC No. of the exporter, plant approval number, nature of export product, quantity, invoice number and date, port of loading (Name of the port) and destination.

(ii) After the shipment is made, the exporter shall also provide ‘Health Certificate’ consignment-wise to the buyer giving details of vessel name, shipping bill number with date, production process, etc. as per the requirement of EU. The Certificate would be issued jointly by CAPEXIL and Regional Animal Quarantine Officer, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India.

[SNo. 71A inserted by 26-Ntfn(RE)/25.01.2010]

De-oiled Rice Bran under Subheading 2302 20 10 is Freely Exportable[28]

Chapter 25

Salt; Sulphur; Earths and Stone; Plastering Materials, Lime and Cement

S. No.

Tariff Item HS Code

Unit

Item Description

Export Policy

Nature of Restriction

72

2505 10 11

2505 10 12

2505 10 19

2505 10 20

2505 90 00

2530 90 99

Kg

Sand and Soil

Restricted

Exports permitted under licence

72A[29]

2523 10 00,

2523 21 00,

2523 29

2523 29 10,

2523 29 20,

2523 29 30,

2523 29 40,

2523 29 90,

2523 30 00,

2523 90

2523 90 10,

2523 90 20,

2523 90 90

Kg.

Cement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Policy changed to Free from Prohibited list by DGFT Ntfn 73(RE)/19.12.2008]

Free

Prohibited

 

 

Export Licensing Note

Export to Maldives permitted as per ceiling mentioned below subject to issue of No Objection within the annual ceiling by the Chemical and Allied Products Export Promotion Council ( CAPEXCIL) who shall monitor the ceiling and send a quarterly report to Policy Cell – III in DGFT

(a)        For the financial year 2005-2006(on annual basis) [30]

Stone Aggregate :               3,80,000 MTs

River Sand :                         4,20,000 MTs

(b)

(c) For the financial year 2006-2007 (on annual basis) [31]

Stone Aggregate:                2,70,000 MTs

River Sand:                          3,00,000 MTs

(d) For the financial year 2007-08 )on annual basis)

Stone aggregate:                 2,70,000 MTs

River Sand:                          4,50,000 MTs[32]

[(e) For the financial year 2008–09 (on annual basis)

Stone Aggregate:                5,26,500 MTs

River Sand:                          5,85,000 MTs

For the export of above quantity of River Sand, Chemicals and Allied Products Export Promotion Council (CAPEXIL) shall ensure that the suppliers/extractors have obtained appropriate clearances and the mining of the said sand is not undertaken in the Coastal Regulation Zone Area, which is prohibited under the Coastal Regulation Zone Notification.] [Inserted by 76(RE)/06.02.2008]

(f) Export to Maldives

For the financial year 2009–10 (on annual basis)

Stone Aggregate:                1,026,550 MTs

River Sand:                          1,077, 686 MTs

For the export of above quantity of River Sand, Chemicals and Allied Products Export Promotion Council (CAPEXIL) shall ensure that the suppliers/extractors have obtained appropriate clearances and the mining of the said sand is not undertaken in the Coastal Regulation Zone Area, which is prohibited under the Coastal Regulation Zone Notification. [Inserted by 75(RE)/06.01.2009]

 

Chapter 26

Ores, Slag and Ash

Note

1. Rare earth compounds are freely exportable, but rare earth phosphates, which contain uranium and thorium, are prescribed substances and controlled as per provisions of Atomic Energy Act, 1962.

2 Other minerals under code 2617 are freely exportable, except those which have been notified as prescribed substance and controlled under Atomc Energy Act, 1962.

SNo

Tariff Item HS Code

Unit

Item Description

Export Policy

Nature of Restriction

73

2601 11 00

Kg

Iron ore other than those specified under Free category

STE

Export through MMTC Limited

74

2601 11 00

Kg

Iron ore of Goa origin when exported to China, Europe, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, irrespective of the Fe content;

Free

 

75

2601 11 00

Kg

Iron ore of Redi origin to all markets, irrespective of the Fe content;

Free

 

76

2601 11 00

Kg

All iron ore of Fe content upto 64%

Free

 

77

2601 11 50

Kg

Iron ore concentrate prepared by benefication and/or concentration of low grade ore containing 40 percent or less of iron produced by Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Limited

STE

Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Limited, Bangalore

78

2601 12 10

Kg

Iron ore pellets manufactured by Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Limited [out of concentrates produced by it] [33]

STE

Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Limited, Bangalore

79

2601 12 90

Kg

Rejects of iron ore chips and like generated from the manufacturing process after using imported raw material

Free

The quantity of export of such rejects shall not be more than 10% of the imported raw materials i.e. pellets

The size of the rejected pellets chips (fines) shall be less than 6 mm

80

2602 00 00

Kg

Manganese Ores excluding the following:

Lumpy/blended Manganese ore with more than 46 percent Manganese

STE

Export through

(a) MMTC Limited

(b) Manganese Ore India Limited (MOIL) for manganese ore produced in MOIL mines

81

2602 00 10

Kg

Lumpy/blended manganese ore with more than 46% manganese

Restricted

Export permitted under licence

82

2610 00 00

Kg

Chrome ore other than (i) eneficiated chrome ore fines / concentrates (maximum feed grade to be less than 42% Cr2O3) and (ii) those categories of Chrome ores mentioned as permitted through STEs.

Restricted

Export permitted under licence other than categories at (b) to (d) below

83

2610 00 30

2610 00 40

kg

Beneficated chrome ore fines / concentrates (maximum feed grade to be less than 42% Cr2O3)

STE[34]

Export through MMTC Limited

84

2610 00 30

Kg

Chrome ore lumps with Cr2O3 not exceeding 40 percent

STE

Export through MMTC Limited

85

2610 00 90

 

Low silica friable/fine ore with Cr2O3 not exceeding 52 percent and Silica exceeding 4 percent

STE

Export through MMTC Limited

86

2610 00 90

Kg

Low Silica friable/fine Chromite Ore with Cr2O3 in the range of 52-54% and silica exceeding 4 %

STE

Export through MMTC Limited

 

Chapter 27

Mineral Fuels; Mineral Oils and Products of their Distillation; Bituminous Substances; Mineral waxes

SNo

Tariff Item HS Code

Unit

Item Description

Export Policy

Nature of Restriction

87

2709 00 00

Kg

Crude oil

STE

Export through Indian Oil Corporation Limited

88

2710 19 10

Kg

(a) Kerosene

Free

Export allowed subject to obtaining NOC from Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas

89

2711 19 00

kg

(b) Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)

Free

Export allowed subject to obtaining NOC from Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas

Chapter 28

Inorganic Chemicals; Organic or Inorganic Compounds of Precious Metals, of Rare-Earth Metals, of Radioactive Elements of Isotopes

Note 1 Export of Potassium Permanganate is freely allowed subject to No Object Certificate from Narcotics Commissioner, Gwalior for details, see Chapter-29.

Chapter 29

Organic Chemicals

Note – This chapter also includes relevant chemicals under chapter 27, 28 and 38.

SNo

Tariff Item HS Code

Unit

Item Description

Export Policy

Nature of Restriction

90

2710 91 00

Kg

Poly Brominated Biphenyls

Free

No Objection Certificate from the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, New Delhi

91

2710 91 00

Kg

Poly Chlorinated Biphenyls[35]

Free

No Objection Certificate from the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, New Delhi

92

2710 91 00

Kg

Poly Chlorinated terphenyls

Free

No Objection Certificate from the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, New Delhi

93

2920 90 30

Kg

Tris (2,3 Di-bromopropyl) phosphate

Free

No Objection Certificate from the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, New Delhi

94

2920 90 90

Kg

Crocidolite

Free

No Objection Certificate from the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, New Delhi

95

2841 61 00

Kg

Potassium Permanganate

Free

No Objection Certificate from Narcotics Commissioner of India, Gwalior

96

2915 24 00

Kg

Acetic Anhydride

Free

No Objection Certificate from Narcotics Commissioner of India, Gwalior

97

2939 41 00

2939 42 00

Kg

Ephedrine and its salts /Pseudoephedrine and its salts

Free

No Objection Certificate from Narcotics Commissioner of India, Gwalior

98

2905 41 00

Kg

1- Phenyl-2 Propanone & 3,4- Methylenedioxyphenyl – 2- Propanone

Free

No Objection Certificate from Narcotics Commissioner of India, Gwalior

99

2914 12 00

Kg

Methyl Ethyl Ketone

Free

No Objection Certificate from Narcotics Commissioner of India, Gwalior

100

2903 00 00

Kg

Chemicals included in Annexures A and B to the Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the Ozone Layer

Restricted

Exports permitted under licence. Export to countries which are not Parties to the Montreal Protocol is prohibited.

101

2903 00 00

Kg

Chemicals under Montreal Protocol when exported to a country which is not party to the `Montreal Protocol on substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer’

Prohibited

Not permitted to exported

 

 

 

Annexure A

 

 

102

2903 41 00

Kg

Group I

(a) CFC13 (CFC-11) Trichloro fluoro methane.

Restricted or Prohibited as above depending upon whether country is signatory of Montreal Protocol or not.

103

2903 42 00

Kg

(b) CFC2C12 (CFC-12 Dicholoro difluoro methane.

 

 

104

2903 43 00

Kg

I C2F3C13 (CFC-113) 1,1,2, Trichloro-1,2,2 trifluoro ethane.

 

 

105

2903 44 10

Kg

(d) C2F4C12 (CFC-114) 1,2 Dichloro tetrafluoro ethane.

 

 

106

2903 44 20

Kg

€ C2F5BrCI (CFC-115) Chloro penta fluoro ethane

 

 

107

2903 46 10

Kg

Group II

(f) CF2BrCI (halon-1211) Bromo chloro difluoro methane.

 

 

108

2903 46 20

Kg

(g) CF3B (halon-1301) Bromo trifluoro methane.

 

 

109

2903 46 30

Kg

(h) C2F4Br2 (halon-2402) Dibromo tetrafluoro ethane.

 

 

 

 

 

Annexure B

 

 

110

2903 45 11

Kg

Group I

(i) CF3CI (CFC-13) Chloro trifluoro methane.

 

 

111

2903 45 12

Kg

(j) C2FC15 (CFC-111) Pentachloro fluoro ethane.

 

 

112

2903 45 13

Kg

(k) C2F2C14 (CFC-112) Tetrachloro difluoro ethane.

 

 

113

2903 45 21

Kg

(l) C3FC17 (CFC-211) ‘Heptachlorofluoroprapane

 

 

114

2903 45 22

Kg

(m) C3F2C16 (CFC212) Hexachloro difluoro propane.

 

 

115

2903 45 23

Kg

(n) C3F3C15 (CFC-213) Pentachloro trifluoro propane.

 

 

116