Government of India
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Department of Commerce
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
11th August, 2017
TRADE NOTICE NO. 13/(2015-2020)
1. All RAs of DGFT
2. All Customs Commissionerates
3. Members of Trade
Subject: Implementation of Notification No. 19 dated 5.8.2017- reg.
Reference is invited to Notification No. 19 dated 5.8.2017 amending the import policy of Pigeon Peas (Cajanus Cajan) /’Poor Dal under Chapter 7 of the ITC(HS) 2017. Vide the said notification, import policy of Toor Dal has been modified to” restricted’, subject to an annual (fiscal year) quota of 2 lakh MT as per procedure to be subsequently notified.
2. However, as per the import data base, 2 lakh MT of Pigeon Peas/Toor Dal has already been imported during the current fiscal year. Therefore, the requirement of issuing detailed procedure for import of Toor Dal no longer exists and no authorization in terms para 2.08 of the Foreign Trade Policy (2015-2020) will be issued. However, import as per para 2.17 and 9.11 of the Handbook of the Procedure (2015-2020)] of Pigeon Peas/Toor Dal for which irrevocable Letters of Credit have been opened prior to 5111 August. 2017 and subsequently registered with the jurisdictional RAs, as per provisions of Para 1.05 of the Foreign Trade Policy (2015-20), are permitted.
(S. P. Roy)
Joint Director General of Foreign Trade
[Issued from File No. M-5012/300/2002-PC 2(A)]