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[TO BE PUBLISHED IN GAZETTE OF INDIA EXTRAORDINARY PART-II, SECTION-3, SUB-SECTION (ii)]

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF FOREIGN TRADE
NEW DELHI

NOTIFICATION NO

05/2023, Dated: April 05, 2024

Subject: Amendment in Import Policy Condition for Melon Seeds under ITC (HS) Code 1207 70 90 of Chapter-12 of ITC (HS), 2022, Schedule-I (Import Policy) -reg

In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 and section 5 of FT (D&R) Act, 1992, read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2023, as amended from time to time, the Central Government hereby amends the policy condition under ITC (HS) 1207 70 90 of Chapter 12 of ITC (HS) 2022, Schedule-I (Import Policy) as under:

ITC(HS) Code & Description
Import Policy
Existing Policy Condition
Revised Policy Condition
12077090
Melon Seeds -Other
Restricted Imports subject to Policy Condition (4) of the Chapter.

i. Imports subject to Policy Condition (4) of the Chapter.

ii. Import Policy of Melon Seeds is 'Free' with effect from 01st May 2024 up to 30th June 2024. Consignments with 'shipped on board' Bill of lading issued till 30th June 2024 shall be treated as "Free" to import.

iii. Imports shall be permitted only on 'Actual User' basis to Processors of Melon Seeds only.

iv. Imports shall be permitted only against a valid FSSAI Manufacturer Licence for Melon Seeds in line with FSSAI Order RCD-12005/1/2021 -Regulatory-FSSAI-Part(2) (E-1638) dated 15.03.2024.

v. All imports shall be subject to compulsory registration under Melon Seeds Import Monitoring System (MS-IMS).

2. Procedure in regard to prior registration of Melon Seed Consignments under MS-IMS shall be notified separately.

3. The existing 'Restricted' Import Policy, as it stands prior to the issuance of this Notification, shall be in effect starting from 1st July 2024, unless expressly amended by subsequent notification.

Effect of this Notification: Import of Melon Seeds under ITC(HS) code 12077090 is 'Free' with effect from 1st May 2024 till 30th June 2024, on 'Actual User' basis to Processors of Melon Seeds having a valid FSSAI Manufacturing Licence in line FSSAI Order dated 15.03.2024. Goods imported/shipped/arrived but not cleared from Customs prior to 1st May 2024 may also be cleared during 1.5.2024 to 30.6.2024.

This is issued with the approval of the Minister of Commerce & Industry.

[File no. 01/89/180/14/AM21/PC-2(A)/E-28288]

Santosh Kumar Sarangi
Director General of Foreign Trade
Ex-officio Additional Secretary to the Government of India

[TO BE PUBLISHED IN GAZETTE OF INDIA EXTRAORDINARY PART-II, SECTION-3, SUB-SECTION (ii)]

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF FOREIGN TRADE
VANIJYA BHAWAN
NEW DELHI

NOTIFICATION NO

04/2023, Dated: April 05, 2024

Subject: Extension in import period for Yellow Peas under ITC (HS) Code 07131010 of Chapter 07 of ITC (HS), 2022, Schedule-I (Import Policy).

In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 and Section 5 of Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992, read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2023, as amended from time to time, and in continuation to Notification No. 50/2023 dated 08.12.2023 and No. 61/2023 dated 23.02.2024, the Central Government hereby amends Import Policy Conditions for Yellow Peas under ITC(HS) Code 07131010 of Chapter 07 of ITC(HS), 2022, Schedule -I (Import Policy) as under:- (Changes made are in bold letters)

ITC (HS) Code & Item Description
Existing Policy Condition
Revised Policy Condition
07131010-Yellow Peas

a) Import is 'Free' without the MIP condition and without Port Restriction, for Import consignments where Bill of Lading (Shipped on Board) has been issued on or before 30th April 2024.

b) Imports where Bill of Lading (Shipped on Board) is issued after 30th April 2024 shall be 'Restricted' and associated Import Policy Conditions as existing prior to DGFT Notification 50/2023 dated 08.12.2023 shall come into force.

c) All Import of Yellow Peas where Bill of Lading (Shipped on Board) is dated on or before 30th April 2024 shall be subject to compulsory registration under the Import Monitoring System.

a) Import is 'Free' without the MIP condition and without Port Restriction, for Import consignments where Bill of Lading (Shipped on Board) has been issued on or before 30th June 2024.

b) Imports where Bill of Lading (Shipped on Board) is issued after 30th June 2024 shall be 'Restricted' and associated Import Policy Conditions as existing prior to the DGFT Notification 50/2023 dated 08.12.2023 shall come into force.

c) All imports of Yellow Peas where Bill of Lading (Shipped on Board) is dated on or before 30th June 2024 shall be subject to compulsory registration under the online Import Monitoring System.

Effect of the Notification: Import of Yellow Peas under ITC (HS) Code 07131010 is "Tree" without the MIP condition and without Port Restriction, subject to registration under online Import Monitoring System, with immediate effect for all import consignments where Bill of Lading (Shipped on Board) is issued on or before 30th June 2024.

This is issued with the approval of the Minister of Commerce & Industry.

[Issued from F.No.M-5012/300/2002/PC-2[A]/Part-VI/E-9019]

(Santosh Kumar Sarangi)
Director General of Foreign Trade &
Ex- officio Addl. Secretary to the Government of India

[TO BE PUBLISHED IN GAZETTE OF INDIA EXTRAORDINARY PART-II, SECTION-3, SUB-SECTION (ii)]

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF FOREIGN TRADE
VANIJYA BHAWAN
NEW DELHI

NOTIFICATION NO

03/2023, Dated: April 05, 2024

Subject: Supply of essential commodities to the Republic of Maldives during 2024-25.

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 3 read with Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No.22 of 1992), as amended, read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP), 2023, the Central Government hereby allows export of the following quantities of Eggs, Potatoes, Onions, Rice, Wheat Flour, Sugar, Dal, Stone Aggregate and River Sand to the Republic of Maldives during 2024-25, under bilateral trade agreement between Government of India and Government of Maldives:-

S. No.

Commodity

Unit

Quantity to be allowed for FY 2024-25

1.

Eggs

Nos.

427,536,904.20

2.

Potatoes

MT

21,513.08

3.

Onions

MT

35,749.13

4.

Rice

MT

124,218.36

5.

Wheat Flour

MT

109,162.96

6.

Sugar

MT

64,494.33

7.

Dal

MT

224.48

8.

Stone Aggregate

MT

1,000,000.00

9.

River Sand

MT

1.000.000.00

2. Export of the above items to the Republic of Maldives shall be exempted from any existing or future restriction/prohibition during 2024-25.

3. For the export of above quantity of River Sand and Stone Aggregate, CAPEXIL shall ensure that the suppliers/extractors have obtained appropriate clearances and mining of the sand is not undertaken in the Coastal Regulation Zone Area, which is prohibited under the Coastal Regulation Zone notification.

4. In addition to above, export of River Sand and Stone Aggregate will be allowed subject to the exporter obtaining necessary environmental clearances/No Objection Certificate from the designated nodal authority of respective State Governments from where the River Sand is obtained. This permission will also be subject to any State legislation/judicial orders relating to mining of 'River Sand' and 'Stone Aggregate'.

5. Effect of this notification:

Export of Eggs, Potatoes, Onions, Rice, Wheat Flour, Sugar, Dal, Stone Aggregate and River Sand have been permitted to the Republic of Maldives under bilateral trade agreement between Government of India and Government of Maldives during 2024-25 as per the quantities indicated in the Table at Para 1 above. The export of above items to Republic of Maldives will be exempted from any existing or future restriction/prohibition on export.

[Issued from F. No. 01/91/171/59/AM20/EC/E-20816]

Santosh Kumar Sarangi
Director General of Foreign Trade
Ex-officio Additional Secretary. Government of India

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