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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
NEW DELHI

NOTIFICATION NO. 37/2015-2020,

Dated: February 3, 2016

Subject: Procedure for export of sesame seeds to the European Union countries.

In exercise of the 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 hereby makes the following amendment, with immediate effect, in Schedule 2 of ITC (HS) Classification of Export & Import Items relating to export of sesame seeds to the European Union countries.

2. The new entries at Sl. No. 68A and 68B shall be inserted in Chapter 12 of schedule 2 of ITC (HS) Classification of Export & Import Items as follows:

Sr. No.
Tariff Item HS Code
Unit
Item Description
Export Policy
Nature of- Restriction

68A

68B

12074010

12074090

Kg

Sesame seeds whether or not broken of seeds quality

Other sesame seeds whether or not broken

Free

Free

Export of items both at Sl. No. 68A and 68B to European Union countries shall be permitted subject to following conditions:-

(i) Indian Oilseeds & Produce Export Promotion Council (IOPEPC) is designated as competent authority to issue export certification.

(ii) The IOPEPC shall issue export certification within two working days of receiving the request from exporter subject to a ‘Certificate of Analysis’ by a NABL accredited laboratory.

(iii) The procedure for export of sesame seeds to the European Union countries has been outlined in the document ‘Procedure for Control of Contamination of Salmonella in Sesame Seeds for Export to EU’ which is available on the website of DGFT at http://dgft.gov.in/.

3. Effect of this notification:

Conditions for export of sesame seeds to European Union countries have been notified.

(F.No. 01/91/180/155 /AM16/Export Cell)

(Anup Wadhawan)
Director General of Foreign Trade

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