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. 46 (RE-2006)/2004-09
NEW DELHI : 25th August, 2006
Subject : Import of 20 lakh MTs Wheat at Zero Duty.
Attention is invited to Government of India, Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) Ad-hoc Exemption Order No.31/2006-Customs dated 14.08.2006. 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.31/2006-Customs dated 14.08.2006, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby notifies the following arrangements:
(i) Import of 20 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 28th February 2007.
(iii) The imports will be allowed only through the Food Corporation of India (FCI) subject to para 2.11 of the Foreign Trade Policy.
(iv) The import will be allowed into India only through the following ports, namely, Chennai, Tuticorin, Cochin and Vishakhapatanam.
This issues in public interest.
(K. T. CHACKO)
Director General of Foreign Trade
( Issued from F. No. 01/89/180/Misc.66/AM-06/PC-I(A) )