PUBLIC NOTICE No.  93   (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-5 relating to ‘Biscuits’ in  the Handbook of Procedures  V.2, (2009-14) as under:

Sl.No. Export Item



Import Item




1 K.G

1 Wheat Flour 480 gms
2* Cane Sugar 190 gms
3 Vegetable Shortening / Cream / Fats / Spray Fats. 180 gms












Biscuit additives and Ingredients

i)       Leavening Agent / Dough Conditioner

ii)      Emulsifier / Stabilizing agent

iii)    Relevant (Food Flavour / Flavouring  agent / Flavour improvers

iv)    Starch

v)     Relevant Food  Colour

vi)    Anti oxidant

vii)   Fruit / Coco Powder

viii) Dietary Fibre



04 gms

01 gm

16 gms


05 gms

0.1 gms

0.1 gmS

09  gms

30 gms



Milk & Milk Products


70 gms





Packing Material


As per packing policy

*Note:- 1. Import of Lactose/Mannitol/Sodium Saccharin and other Artificial Sweetening Agents is not allowed as substitute inputs against import items No.2. This has also been spelt out in Policy Circular No. 13 dt. 31.01.2011.

 2.        Effect of the Public Notice.

Description of export product is amended to read as ‘Biscuit’ instead ‘Biscuits (with or without Dry Fruits)’.  Description of import items have been mentioned in more specific details and quantities rationalised.

 ( Anup K. Pujari)

Director General of Foreign Trade


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

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