Government of India

Ministry of Commerce & Industry

Department of Commerce

Udyog Bhawan

Notification No. 1/2015-20

New Delhi, Dated : 8 April, 2016

Subject : Requirement of Certification regarding export of Betel Leaves.

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 1.02 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20, the Central Government, with immediate effect, hereby makes the following amendments in Schedule-2 (Export Policy) of ITC HS) Classification of Export and Import Items, as amended from time to time : –

A new entry at Sl. No. 90 A in Chapter -14 (Export Policy) of ITC (HS) Classification of Export and Import items is added as follows : –


Vegetable Planting Materials, Vegetable Products not elsewhere specified or included.

Sl. No.Tariff Item HS CodeUnitItem DescriptionExport PolicyNature of Restriction
90 A



Betel Leaves

Free(a) Export to European Union is permitted subject to registration with APEDA, the designated Competent Authority

2. Effect of this notification :

Export of Betel Leaves to European Union is subject to registration with APEDA.

(Anup Wadhawan)

Director General of Foreign Trade

(Issued from F. No. 01/91/162/102/AM-16/EC)

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