TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA EXTRAORDINARY

(PART-I, SECTION-1)

 

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF FOREIGN TRADE

 

 

PUBLIC NOTICE  NO. 42 /2004-2009

NEW DELHI, DATED THE   6th JANUARY, 2005

 

         

In exercise of powers conferred under Paragraph 2.1 of the Foreign Trade Policy 2004-2009, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby makes the following amendments in Handbook of Procedures (Vol. I):

  

Public Notice No.41/2004-2009 dt.4.1.2005 stands amended to read as under:-

 

Sub Para-3 of Public Notice No.40(RE-2003)/2002-2007 dt.28.1.2004 shall be amended to read as under:-

 

“In terms of Para 3.2.5 of Handbook of Procedures (Vol.I), 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 of ITC (HS) Classification of Export and Import items, 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. 01/94/180/009/AM05/PC.IV)