(To be Published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary Part-II, Section - 3, Sub-Section (ii))

 

Government of India

Ministry of Commerce & Industry

Department of Commerce

Udyog Bhawan

 

Notification No  29 (RE – 2012)/2009-2014

New Delhi, Dated :  11th January, 2013

 

Subject: Export of Pharmaceutical Grade Sugar and Specialty Sugar.

 

 

S.O.(E)     In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No.22 of 1992) read with Para 2.1 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014, the Central Government, with immediate effect, hereby makes the following amendments in Notification No. 117 (RE-2010)/2009-2014 dated 14.05.2012 in respect of Sl. No. 93 in Chapter 17 of Schedule 2 of ITC(HS) Classification of Export and Import Items.

 

2.         The existing entries against Sl. No. 93 in Notification No. 117 (RE-2010)/2009-2014 dated 14.05.2012 are substituted as follows:

 

S.No.

Tariff Item HS Code

Unit

Item Description

Export Policy

Nature of Restriction

93

1701 00 00

Kg

(a) Sugar *

Free

Prior registration of quantity with DGFT.

Kg

(b) 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 of Pharmaceutical Grade Sugar [(i) Sucrose IP/BP/EP/USP/JP and (ii) Sucrose AR & LR] and Specialty Sugar [(i) Sugar cubes (ii) Sugar sachets (white & brown) (iii) Castor sugar (iv) Demerara sugar (v) Light brown sugar (vi) Icing sugar (vii) Fondant icing sugar (viii)  Kathali sugar (ix) Candy sugar (x) Rainbow sugar (xi) Pearl sugar and (xii) Trimoline (invert sugar)] would not be subject to registration requirement.

 

3. Effect of this notification:

 

Export of Pharmaceutical Grade Sugar and Specialty Sugar will not be required to be registered with DGFT.   Every other type of sugar would continue to be subject to registration before export.

 

 

 

 

(Anup K. Pujari)

Director General of Foreign Trade

E-mail: dgft@nic.in

 

(Issued from F.No.01/91/180/879/AM08/Export Cell)(Part)