(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 73 (RE – 2013)/2009-2014

New Delhi, Dated: 12 March, 2014

Subject:- Export Policy of Onions.

S.O. (E)      In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No. 22 of 1992), as amended  read with Para 1.3 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendment, with immediate effect, in the Chapter 7 of Schedule 2 of ITC(HS) Classification of Export & Import Items relating to export of onion.

2.             In Chapter 7 of  Schedule 2 of ITC(HS) Classification of Export & Import Items the column under the heading “Export Policy” in respect of Serial Number 51 and 52 relating to export of onion is amended to read as “Free” in place of “STE”.  Accordingly the Note 1 below the Table gets deleted.  The Table would now be as under:

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.

 

S.No.

Tariff Item HS Code

Unit

Item Description

Export Policy

Nature of Restriction

51

0703 10 10

0712 20 00

Kg

Onion (all varieties except Bangalore Rose onions and Krishnapuram onions) excluding cut, sliced or broken in powder form.

Free

 

52

0703 10 10

0712 20 00

Kg

Bangalore Rose onions and Krishnapuram onions  excluding  cut, sliced or broken in powder form.

Free

 

53

0712 20 00

Kg

Onions (of all varieties) in cut, sliced or broken in powder form

Free

 

 

Export licensing note of Chapter 7

 

Note 1: Deleted

 

3. Effect of this notification:

Export of onion has been made free.  Earlier export of onion at Sl. No. 51 & 52 was permitted through STEs.

 

(Anup K. Pujari)

Director General of Foreign Trade

E-mail: dgft@nic.in

 

(Issued from File No. 01/91/180/922/AM08/PC-III/Export Cell)