Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Department of Commerce
Notification No. 23/2015-2020
New Delhi, Dated: 7th October, 2015
Subject:- Export Policy of rice.
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 1.02 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendment, with immediate effect, in Chapter 10 of Schedule 2 of ITC (HS) Classification of Export & Import Items relating to export of rice:
2. The existing entries against Sl. No. 55, 56 & 58 of Chapter 10 of Schedule 2 of ITC(HS) Classification of Export & Import Items are replaced as under:
Note 1 Export of wild variety of wheat and paddy seed is restricted. See chapter 12 for details.
|Sl. No||Tariff Item HS Code||Unit||Item Description||Export Policy||Nature of Restriction|
|55||1006 20 00
1006 30 10
1006 30 90
1006 40 00
|Kg.||Non Basmati Rice||Free||
1. Export to be made by private parties from privately held stocks.
State Trading Enterprises (STEs) including M/s. NCCF & NAFED are also permitted to export privately held stocks of non-Basmati rice.
2. Export shall be through Custom EDI ports. Export is also permitted through the non-EDI Land Custom Stations (LCS) on Indo-Bangladesh and Indo-Nepal border subject to registration of quantity with DGFT. RAs Kolkata & Patna and such other RAs as notified by DGFT from time to time will be the designated RAs for the purpose of such registration of quantity.
|56||1006 10 10||Kg||Rice of seed quality||Restricted||Export permitted under license subject to following conditions:
(i) submission of following documents to Customs at the time of export:
(a) A license to carry on the business of a dealer in seeds issued under Section 3 of the Seed Control Order (1983) from the State Government; and
(b) Declaration that the export consignment of seeds has been chemically treated and is not fit for human consumption; and
(ii) Export packets will be labeled that seeds are treated with chemical insecticides and cannot be used for food or feed purposes.
|58||1006 10 90||Kg||Other [rice in husk (paddy or rough) other than seed quality]||Restricted||Export permitted under license.|
3. Effect of this notification:
Export of rice of seed quality has been moved from ‘Free’ to ’Restricted’ category.
Director General of Foreign Trade
(Issued from File No. 01/91/180/775/AM10/ Export Cell)