PUBLIC NOTICE No. 107 (RE-2010)/2009-14


Subject :- Amendment of Standard Input Output Norms (SION) of Food Products (Product Code: ‘E’) in the Handbook of Procedures V.2 (2009-14) : Re-numbering of SION E – 1A as E – 131  

                 Public Notice No. 94 issued on 1st February 2012 had notified SION E-1 & E-1A , for export products “Assorted Confectionery (with Sugar)  & Assorted Confectionery (Sugar Free)” respectively.  Due to system limitation, it has not been operational so far, which has necessitated renumbering of this SION.

Accordingly, in exercise of the powers conferred under Para 2.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-14, the  Director General of Foreign Trade  hereby re-numbers  SION E-1A  as  E-131 for the export product  “Assorted Confectionery (Sugar Free)” in the Handbook of Procedure V.2 (2009-14 ).  The quantity and description of import items is the same as permitted earlier and is reproduced  as below:-

S.No. Export Item Qty.     Import Item Qty.allowed
E-131 Assorted Confectionery

(Sugar Free)



1* a)





Saccharin Sodium




Acesulfame Potassium







2** Starch / Modified Starch / Gelatin 60 Kg
3 Liquid Glucose 20 Kg
4 i




Relevant Fruit (Juice/ Pulp /Puree)



Cocoa, Milk  & Milk Products


15 Kg



10 Kg

5 Citric Acid/Tartaric Acid/Malic Acid(Food Grade relevant) 03 Kg
6 i) Relevant Essential Oils 500gms
ii) Relevant Food Colours 10gms
iii) Relevant food Flavours 100gms
7 Emulsifier/  Stabilizer / Glazing Agent/ Binders /Thickeners (item as per PFA Act 1955) 100gms
8 Other Confectionery  ingredients — edible molasses, malt extracts; edible oils and fats, fruits and fruit products, nut and nut products,tea extracts,coffee extracts,edible desiccated coconut. 05  kg
9 Packing Material As per packing policy

 *Note:-1.Import of artificial sweetening agents viz. Lactose/ Mannitol, as substitute inputs is not allowed against item No.1,as is also spelt out in policy Circular No. 13 dated 31.1.2011.

**Note 2. Tapioca Starch / Wheat Gluten is not allowed for import against item No. 2

2. Effect of the Public Notice

SION E-1A  that  was notified by Public Notice  No.94 dated 01.02.2012 is being re-numbered as SION E-131.  There is no change in the Import Items (either in description or in quantity permitted).


 ( Anup K. Pujari)

Director General of Foreign Trade

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