Export of Beach Sand Minerals have been brought under STE and shall be canalized through Indian Rare Earths Limited (IREL). Beach sand minerals, permitted any where in the export policy, will now be regulated in terms of policy under at SI. No. 98A of Chapter 26 of Schedule 2 Export Policy. Notification No. 26/2015-2020 Dated : 21 August, 2018

Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Department of Commerce
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
Udyog Bhawan

Notification No. 26/2015-2020

New Delhi, Dated : 21 August, 2018

Subject: Export policy of Beach Sand Minerals (BSM) in Chapter 26 of Schedule 2 of ITC(HS) Classification of Export and Import Items 2018 – regarding.

S.O.(E)   In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 3 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No.22 of 1992), read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP), 2015-2020, as amended from time to time, the Central Government hereby, with immediate effect, makes amendment in export policy of ‘Beach Sand Minerals’ in Chapter 26 of Schedule 2 of ITC(HS) Classification of Export and Import Items.

2. The existing entries in the ‘Note’ of Chapter 26 of Schedule 2 of ITC(HS) Classification of Export and Import Items 2018 are substituted as under :

“NOTE:

1. Export of Rare Earth compounds classified as Beach Sand Minerals (BSM) , namely [Ilmenite, Rutile, Leucoxene(Titanium bearing mineral), Zircon, Garnet, Sillimanite and Monazite (Uranium and Thorium)], shall be regulated in terms of SI. No. 98A of Chapter 26 Schedule 2 of ITC(HS) Classification.

2. Other minerals under code 2617 are freely exportable, except those which have been notified as prescribed substances and controlled under Atomic Energy Act, 1962″.

3. A new entry at SI. No. 98A is inserted in Chapter 26 of Schedule 2 of ITC (HS) Classification of Export & Import Items 2018 as follows:

S.No. Tariff Item HS Code Unit Item Description Export Policy Policy Condition
98A 2508 5031
2508 5032
2508 5039
2612 1000
2612 2000
2614 0010
2614 0020
2614 0031
2614 0039
2614 0090
2615 1000
2513 2030
Kg Beach Sand Minerals [Ilmenite, Rutile, Leucoxene(Titanium bearing mineral), Zircon, Garnet, Sillimanite and Monazite (Uranium and Thorium)] STE (State Trading Enterprise) Export       through

Indian Rare Earths Limited (IREL)

4. Effect of this Notification:

Export of Beach Sand Minerals have been brought under STE and shall be canalized through Indian Rare Earths Limited (IREL). Beach sand minerals, permitted any where in the export policy, will now be regulated in terms of policy under at SI. No. 98A of Chapter 26 of Schedule 2 Export Policy.

(Alok Vardhan Chaturvedi)
Director Gene of Foreign Trade
Ex-officio Additional Secretary, Government of India
E mail: dgft@nic.in

(Issued from F.No.01/91/171/22/AM19/EC)

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