(TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA EXTRAORDINARY PART II SECTION 3, SUB SECTION (ii)
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF FOREIGN TRADE
NOTIFICATION NO. 19/2009-2014
NEW DELHI, THE 7th, DECEMBER, 2009
Subject: Export of Organic Wheat-conditions regarding
S.O.(E) In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 5 read with Section 3(2) of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No.22 of 1992) and also read with Para 1.3 and Para 2.1 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014, the Central Government hereby makes, with immediate effect, following amendments to Notification No.33(RE-2007)/2004-2009 dated 8th October, 2007 as amended from time to time.
2. Following shall be added at the end of Para 2 of the Notification No. 33 (RE-2007)/2004-09 dated 8.10.2007:
“2.8 Ban on export of wheat shall, however, not be applicable to export of organic wheat as follows:-
|Tariff Item HS Code||Item Description|| Nature of restriction
|1001||Organic Wheat||(i) Export of organic wheat duly certified by APEDA shall be permitted subject to a limit of 5,000 MT per annum;
(ii) Export allowed is also subject to registration of contracts with APEDA, New Delhi prior to shipment;
(iii) Exports shall be allowed only from Customs EDI Ports.”
3. The quantity of organic wheat to be exported shall be monitored on a monthly basis both by the Customs Department as well as by DGCI&S, through monthly reports to be sent to the Department of Commerce / DGFT, as well as to the Department of Food & Public Distribution.
4. All other provisions of the Notification No.33 (RE-2007)/2004-09 dated 8th October, 2007 shall remain unchanged, and shall continue to apply.
5. This issues in public interest.
DIRECTOR GENERAL OF FOREIGN TRADE
AND EX-OFFICIO ADDITIONAL SECRETARY TO THE GOVT. OF INDIA
(Issued from F. No. 01/91/180/773/AM10/EC)