TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTEE OF INDIA EXTRAORDINARY PART-II, SECTION-3, SUB SECTION (ii)

 

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF FOREIGN TRADE

 

NOTIFICATION No. 16  (RE-2004)/2004-2009

NEW DELHI DATED THE   04th JANUARY, 2005

 

          S.O.(E)  In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5 of  the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act,1992 read with paragraph 2.1 of  the Foreign Trade Policy, 2004-2009, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendments in the Foreign Trade Policy, 2004-2009:

 

Para 3.7.6 of the Foreign Trade Policy 2004-09 shall be amended to read as under:-

 

The Duty Credit may be used for import of any inputs, capital goods including spares, office equipment, professional equipment and office furniture provided the same is freely importable under   ITC (HS) Classification of Export and Import items, for their own use or that of supporting manufacturers as declared in Appendix 17 D.

 

Import of agricultural Products listed in Chapter 1 to 24 of ITC (HS) Classification of Export and Import items except the following shall be allowed. 

 

(i)    Garlic, Peas and all other Vegetables with a Duty of more than 30% under Chapter 7 of ITC (HS) Classification of Export and Import items.

(ii)  Coconut, Areca Nut, Oranges, Lemon, Fresh Grapes, Apple and Pears and all other fruits with a Duty of more than 30% under Chapter 8 of ITC (HS) Classification of Export and Import items.

(iii)            All spices with a Duty of more than 30% under Chapter 9 of ITC (HS) Classification of Export and Import items (except Cloves).

(iv)            Tea, Coffee and Pepper as per Chapter 9 of ITC (HS) Classification of Export and Import items.

(v)  All Oil Seeds under Chapter 12 of ITC (HS) Classification of Export and Import items.

 

Further, Natural Rubber as per Chapter 40 of ITC (HS) Classification of Export and Import items shall also not be allowed for import under the Scheme.

 

          Import of all edible oils classified under Chapter 15, shall be allowed under the scheme only through STC and MMTC. 

 

This issues in Public interest.

 

(K.T. CHACKO)

DIRECTOR GENERAL OF FOREIGN TRADE and

EX-OFFICIO ADDITIONAL SECRETARY TO THE GOVT. OF INDIA

 

(Issued from F.No. 01/94/180/010/AM05/PC.IV)