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

 

NOTIFICATION NO. 11 (RE-2013)/2009-2014

NEW DELHI, THE 22ND APRIL, 2013

 

                   Subject: Amendment in the Import Policy of Fish Body Oil (Refined).

 

S.O. (E): In exercise of powers conferred under Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992 read with paragraph 2.1 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014, as amended from time to time, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendment in Chapter 15 of ITC (HS) 2012, Schedule 1 (Import Policy):

 

2.       The Quality Parameter (iv)-Eicosapentaenoic Acid EPA + Docosaphexaenoic Acid DHA of Fish Body Oil (Refined) under Exim Codes 1504 20 10 and 1504 20 20 as prescribed in Policy Condition 5 at the end of Chapter 15 of ITC (HS) 2012, Schedule 1 (Import Policy) is revised from the present ‘5-15% by weight’ to ‘Not less than 5% by weight’. After the revision, the Quality Parameters in Policy Condition 5 of Chapter 15 shall be as under:    

 

 Sr. No.

Quality Parameter

Value

(i)            

Free fatty Acids:

<0.10% (as Oleic Acod)

(ii)          

Moisture:

<0.5%

(iii)        

Perozide value (PV):

<10 milli equivalent/kg of oil

(iv)         

Eicosapentaenoic Acid EPA + Docosaphexaenoic Acid DHA:

Not less than 5% by weight

(v)           

Trans fat:

<0.1%

 

3.       Effect of this Notification

          The prescribed standard of EPA & DHA content in Fish Body Oil (Refined) has been revised to ‘Not less than 5% by weight’ without any upper limit.

 

(Anup K. Pujari)

Director General of Foreign Trade

                                                                                                       E-mail : dgft@nic.in   

 

 [Issued from F. No. 01/89/180/Misc.90/AM-05/PC-2(A)]