Government of India

Ministry of Commerce & Industry

Department of Commerce

Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Notification No. 28/2015-2020

New Delhi, Dated: 15th September, 2017

Subject: Export Policy of Pulses – Removal of prohibition on export of Pulses (Toor dal, Moong and Urad) till further orders – regarding.

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 3 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No. 22 of 1992) (as amended from time to time) read with paragraph 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-2020, the Central Government hereby amends, with immediate effect, Para 2 of Notification No. 78 (RE-2013)/2009-2014 dated 31.03.2014, as amended from time to time.

2. In super session of Notification No. 78 (RE-20 13)/2009-2014 dated 31.03.2014, the following amendments are made, with immediate effect, against entry at Sl. No. 54, Chapter 07of Schedule 2 of ITC(HS)Classification of Export and Import Items 2012 :

Sl. No. Tariff Item HS Code Unit Item Description Existing Policy Amended Policy Policy Conditions
54 07139000






Pigeon Peas (Cajanus cajan)/ Toor Dal

Toor Dal (Split)

Prohibited Free (i) The export of pulses will only be allowed only after registration of contracts with Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA);

(ii) Export shall be through Custom EDl ports;

(iii) However, export through the non-EDI Land Custom Stations (LCS) on Indo- Bangladesh and Indo- Nepal border shall also be allowed subject to registration of quantity with DGFT. Regional Authorities (RAs) in 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.

0713 31 00 Kg. Beans of the species Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper or Vigna radiate (L.) Wilczek Beans of the species Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper or Vigna radiate (L.) Wilczek

3. Effect of this Notification:

Toor Dal, Moong and Urad have been made ‘free‘ for export till further orders. The exporter will have to do prior-registration of contracts with APEDA.

(Alok Vardhan Chaturvedi)
Director General of Foreign Trade

(Issued from F.No.01/91/180/1776/AM10/Export Cell)

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