(To be published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary Part-I Section-I)

Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Department of Commerce
Udyog Bhawan

Public Notice No. 52 /2015-2020

New Delhi, dated the 30th December, 2016

Subject:- Allocation of quantity for export of preferential quota sugar to USA under TRQ quota.

In exercise of the powers conferred under Paragraphs 2.04 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby allocates a quantity of 8424 MTs (Eight thousand four hundred and twenty four metric tons) of raw sugar (at 98 degree pol), out of non-levy (Free Sale) quota for export under Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) to USA for the US fiscal year 2017 (October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017).

2. As per Notification No. 3/2015-20 dated 20.04.2015, export of sugar (HS Code 17010000) to USA under TRQ is ‘Free’ subject to the conditions notified in the ‘Nature of Restrictions’ in the above notification and 20% Export duty applicable on export of raw sugar, white or refined sugar w.e.f. 16.06.2016 as per the Department of Revenue’s Notification no. 37/2016-Customs dated 16.06.2016.

3.Certificate of Origin, if required, for export of preferential sugar to USA, shall be issued by Additional Director General of Foreign Trade, Mumbai. Other certification requirement, if any, prescribed specifically for export of sugar to USA would continue to be followed.

4. The reporting requirement as notified vide Notification No. 3/2015-2020 dated 04.2015 read with Notification No. 20 dated 07.09.2015 would be required to be followed.

5. Effect of this Public Notice:

The quantity of raw sugar i.e. 8424 MTs (Eight thousand four hundred and twenty four metric tons) to be exported to USA under TRQ upto 30.09.2017 has been notified.

(A.K. Bhalla)
Director General of Foreign Trade
E-mail: dgft@nic.in

(Issued from F.No.01/91/180/879/AM08/Export Cell/Pt)

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