Government of India
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Department of Commerce
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
Notification No. 5/2015-20
Dated 1st May, 2015
Sub: Withdrawal of Duty Free Import Authorisation (DFIA) Scheme for import of raw Sugar.
S.O.(E) In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No.22 of 1992) read with Para 1.02 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, the Central Government hereby amends the following provisions of FTP 2015-20 :
The following sub para (c) is inserted in Para 4.25 of FTP 2015-20
“(c) Duty Free Import Authorisation Scheme shall not be available for import of raw sugar.”
2. Effect of this Notification:
Import of ‘raw sugar’ under Duty Free Import Authorisation (DFIA) scheme is withdrawn with immediate effect.
Director General of Foreign Trade
(Issued from F. No. 01/94/180/AA-Sugar/AM 09/PC-4)