Notification No. 73 (RE-2010)/2009-2014, Dated : 9th September, 2011

Subject:- Ban on export 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) read with Para 2.1 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014, the Central Government amends Notification No. 24(RE-2010)/2009-14 dated 18.02.2011 with immediate effect as follows:

Chapter 7

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 Export Policy Nature of Restriction
44.01 0703 10 10

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0712 20 00

Kg Onions (all varieties except Bangalore Rose onions and Krishnapuram onions) excluding cut, sliced or broken in powder form. Prohibited Not permitted to be exported.
44.02 0703 10 10

0712 20 00

Kg Bangalore Rose onions and Krishnapuram onions excluding cut, sliced or broken in powder form Prohibited Not permitted to be exported.
44.03 0712 20 00 Kg Onions( of all varieties) in cut, sliced- or broken in powder form. Prohibited Not permitted to be exported.

2. Transitional arrangements under para 1.5 of Foreign Trade Policy shall be allowed.

3. Effect of this notification:

The export of all varieties of onions is prohibited with immediate effect till further orders. But, transitional arrangements under para 1.5 of Foreign Trade Policy shall be allowed.

(Anup K. Pujari)

Director General of Foreign Trade

E-mail: dgft@nic.in

(Issued from File No. 01/91/180/922/AM’08/PC-III/Export Cell)

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