(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. 19 (RE-2013) /2009-2014

New Delhi, Dated  12th  June, 2013


Subject:             Export of Cut & Polished Diamonds for Certification/ Grading &Re-import


 S.O (E)  In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992, as amended,  read with paragraph 1.3 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014, the Central Government hereby amends paragraph 4A.2.1 in Chapter 4 of Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014 (RE 2013).


2.        Under  para 4A.2.1  of the Foreign Trade Policy dealing with  “Export of Cut & Polished Diamonds for Certification/Grading & Re- import” following two additional authorized laboratories for certification/ grading of diamonds of 0.25 carat and above are added after Serial No. (xv):

(xvi)     International Gemological Institute (IGI) – Antwerp, Belgium;

(xvii)    International Gemological Institute (IGI) – Hong Kong.



3.  Effect of the Notification:


 To the existing authorised laboratories, two additional laboratories are added for purpose of certification/grading of diamonds of 0.25 carats & above. 



(Anup K. Pujari)

Director General of Foreign Trade

E-mail: dgft@nic.in 

(Issued from File No.01/94/180/409/AM12/PC-4)