Notification No. 73 (RE-2013)/2009-2014
New Delhi, Dated: 12 March, 2014
Subject:- Export Policy of Onions.
S.O. (E) In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No. 22 of 1992), as amended read with Para 1.3 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendment, with immediate effect, in the Chapter 7 of Schedule 2 of ITC(HS) Classification of Export & Import Items relating to export of onion.
2. In Chapter 7 of Schedule 2 of ITC(HS) Classification of Export & Import Items the column under the heading “Export Policy” in respect of Serial Number 51 and 52 relating to export of onion is amended to read as “Free” in place of “STE”. Accordingly the Note 1 below the Table gets deleted. The Table would now be as under:
Edible Vegetables and Certain Roots and Tubers
Note 1 Reference to onions in this chapter includes onions fresh or chilled frozen, provisionally preserved or dried.
|S.No.||Tariff Item HS Code||Unit||Item Description||
|Nature of Restriction|
|51||0703 10 10
0712 20 00
|Kg||Onion (all varieties except Bangalore Rose onions and Krishnapuram onions) excluding cut, sliced or broken in powder form.||
|52||0703 10 10
0712 20 00
|Kg||Bangalore Rose onions and Krishnapuram onions excluding cut, sliced or broken in powder form.||
|53||0712 20 00||Kg||Onions (of all varieties) in cut, sliced or broken in powder form||
Export licensing note of Chapter 7
Note 1: Deleted
3. Effect of this notification:
Export of onion has been made free. Earlier export of onion at Sl. No. 51 & 52 was permitted through STEs.
(Anup K. Pujari)
Director General of Foreign Trade
(Issued from File No. 01/91/180/922/AM08/PC-III/Export Cell)