TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA EXTRAORDINARY
(PART – I, SECTION – I)
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
PUBLIC NOTICE No. 7(RE-2006)/2004-09
NEW DELHI : 9th May, 2006
Subject : Import of 30 lakh MTs Wheat at Zero Duty .
Attention is invited to Government of India, Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) Ad-hoc Exemption Order No.18/2006-Customs dated 9.5.2006. As per the said Ad-hoc Exemption Order, import of wheat is allowed at Zero Duty as per all the conditions specified therein.
In exercise of powers conferred under Paragraph 2.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2004 – 09, as Notified in Gazette of India extraordinary, Part – II, Section – 3, Sub – Section (ii) as amended from time to time and as per provisions contained in the Department of Revenue Ad-hoc Exemption Order No.18/2006-Customs dated 9.5.2006, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby notifies the following arrangements:
(i) Import of 30 lakh MTs of wheat under Chapter 10 of the ITC (HS) Classification of Export and Import Items, 2004-09 will be allowed at Zero Duty.
(ii) The imports will be made by 30th November 2006.
(iii) The imports will be allowed only through the State Trading
Corporation (STC) subject to para 2.11 of the Foreign Trade
(iv) The import will be allowed into India only through the following ports, namely, Nhava Sheva, Kandla, Kolkatta, Chennai and Vishakhapatanam.
This issues in public interest.
(K. T. CHACKO)
Director General of Foreign Trade
(Issues from F.No. 01/89/180/Misc.66/AM-06/PC-I(A)