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
NOTIFICATION NO. 80 (RE-2007)/2004-2009
NEW DELHI, THE 18th FEBRUARY, 2008
Subject: Prohibition on export of non-basmati rice- exemption for export to Bangladesh.
S.O.(E) In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 5 and Section 3(2) of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No.22 of 1992) read with Para 1.3 and Para 2.1 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2004-2009, the Central Government hereby makes the following further addition with immediate effect at the end of Paragraph 2 of Notification No. 38(RE-2007)/2004-2009, dated 15.10.2007 as amended:
“2.9 The prohibition imposed by this Notification on export of non-basmati rice shall not be applicable to export of 50,000 MT of non-basmati rice to Bangladesh through the West Bengal Essential Commodities Supply Corporation Limited (WBECSC Ltd.). This 50,000 MT of non-basmati rice shall be procured by the WBECSC Ltd. exclusively from within the state of West Bengal.”
2. This issues in Public Interest.
Director General of Foreign Trade
And Ex-Officio Additional Secretary to the Govt. of India
(Issued from F.No.01/91/180/846/AM’08/PC-III)