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Indo–Myanmar Border Trade – Amendment & Addition in Existing list of tradable items

PUBLIC NOTICE NO. 30 (RE-2012)/2009-2014

NEW DELHI, DATED THE 16th NOVEMBER, 2012

Subject: Indo–Myanmar Border Trade.

In exercise of powers conferred under paragraph 2.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-14 and in supersession of Public Notice No. 289(PN)/92-97 dated 10th April, 1995 and Public Notice No. 106(RE-2008)/2004-2009 dated 7th November, 2008, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby makes the following arrangements with a view to promote Indo-Myanmar Border Trade:

2.       In terms of the provisions contained in the Foreign Trade Policy, import/export of the following commodities/items is permitted by the people living along both sides of the Indo Myanmar Border as per the prevailing customary practice:

I. 22 commodities/items notified by Public Notice No. 289(PN)/92-97 dated 10th April, 1995:

1. Bamboo, 2. Betal Nuts and Leaves, 3. Chillies, 4. Coriander Seeds, 5. Food Items for Local consumption, 6. Fresh Vegetables, 7. Fruits, 8. Garlic, 9. Ginger, 10. Katha, 11. Minor forest products  (excluding Teak),  12. Mustard/Rape seed, 13. Onion,  14. Pulses and Beans, 15. Reed Broom, 16. Resin, 17. Roasted Sunflower Seeds 18. Sesame , 19. Soyabean, 20.  Spices (excluding Nut Meg, Mace, Cloves, Cassia & Cinnamon), 21. Tobacco, 22. Tomato.

II. 18commodities/items notified by Public Notice No. 106(RE-2008)/2004-2009 dated 7th November, 2008:

1. Agarbatti, 2. Bicycle’s Spare parts, 3. Blades, 4. Bulbs, 5. Cosmetics, 6. Cotton fabrics, 7. Fertilizers, 8. Imitation jewellery, 9. Insecticides, 10. Leather footwear, 11. Life saving drugs, 12. Menthol, 13. Mosquito Coils, 14. Paints & Varnishes, 15.Spices, 16. Stainless steel utensils, 17. Sugar & Salt, 18. X Ray paper & Photo paper

III. 22 new commodities/items added through this Public Notice:

1. Agricultural machinery/equipments/tools, 2. Bicycle, 3. Bleaching powder, 4. Coal, 5. Edible Oil, 6. Electrical & Electric Appliances, 7. Fabricated steel products, 8. Garments /readymade garments/cloths, 9. Handlooms and handicrafts items, 10. Hardware/minor construction materials and electrical fittings, 11. Lime, 12. Medicines,13. Milk powder, tea, edible oil, beverages, 14. Motor Cycles & Motor Cycle Spare Parts, 15. Other items such as electronic/musical instruments, stationary item, torch light, 16. Plastic items: water tank, buckets, chairs, plastic pipes and briefcase, 17. Rice,Wheat, Maize,Millets&Oats, 18. Scented tobacco, 19. Semi precious stone, 20. Sewing machines, 21. Textile fabrics, 22. Three wheelers/cars below 100 CC.

3.       Effect of Public Notice:

i.    Existing arrangements for import/export of commodities/items under Indo Myanmar Border have been revised; and

ii.    22 new commodities/items have been added to the existing list of 40 tradable items and all the 62 commodities/items consolidated.

Sd/-

 (Anup K.Pujari)

Director General of Foreign Trade

Sandeep Kanoi

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