PUBLIC NOTICE No.  94 (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).

           In exercise of the powers conferred under Para 2.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-14, the  Director General of Foreign Trade  hereby  revises the SION E-1 and notifies a new SION E-1A for the Export Product  ‘Assorted Confectionery’  in the Handbook of Procedures V.2 (2009-14) as under:

S.No. Export Item Qty.     Import Item Qty. allowed
E-1 AssortedConfectionery

(with Sugar)

100Kg 1* Cane Sugar 60 Kg
2 Liquid Glucose 20 Kg
3 a)


Relevant Fruit (Juice/ Pulp /Puree)OR

Cocoa, Milk  & Milk Products

15 Kg

10 Kg

4 Citric Acid/Tartaric Acid/Malic Acid (Food Grade relevant) 03 Kg
5 i) Relevant Essential Oils 500gms
ii) Relevant Food Colours 10gms
iii Relevant food Flavours 100gms
6 Emulsifier/  Stabilizer / Glazing Agent/ Binders /Thickeners (item as per PFA Act 1955) 100gms
7 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
8 Packing Material As per packing policy
S.No. Export Item Qty.                           Import Item Qty. allowed
E-1A Assorted Confectionery

(Sugar Free)100

Kg1*a)Saccharin Sodium




c)Acesulfame   Potassium400gms2** Starch / Modified Starch /


3 to 9 Same as item no 2 to 8 of

above Norm at E-1

 *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 31.01.2011.

**Note 2. Tapioca Starch / Wheat Gluten is not allowed for import against   item No.2 of E-1A.

2.    Effect of the Public Notice.

Description of input items have been mentioned in more specific details and quantities rationalized for export of Assorted Confectionery made of Cane Sugar. Another entry has also been created for Sugar free Assorted Confectionery.

 Anup K. Pujari

Director General of Foreign Trade


(Issued from F.No.  01/85/162/0085/AM12/DES.VI)

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