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62/2015-2020, Dated: March 23, 2023

Subject: Amendment in conditions of the Standard Input Output Norms (SION) at E-136 for export of wheat flour- reg.

In exercise of the powers conferred under paragraph 1.03 & 2.04 of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP), 2015-2020, as amended from time to time, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby makes the following amendments:

1. For the SION E-136 as mentioned in Public Notice no. 38 dated 25.11.2022, note 2 is added as under:

Export Item
Import Item
E-136 Wheat Flour (Atta)
1.00 Kg
1.07 Kg

Note 2: In the SION E-136, items, i.e, Multi Grain Atta or Fortified Whole Wheat Atta are also allowed to be exported subject to the below mentioned conditions:

a. Exported item shall contain at least 80% or more of Whole Wheat Flour (Atta) and other ingredients being added like soya flour, oatmeal, fenugreek powder, vitamins, etc. will be domestically sourced.

b. Import entitlement of Wheat under the Advance Authorisation for such export items, i.e. Multi Grain Atta or Fortified Whole Wheat Atta will be calculated in proportion to the percentage of Whole Wheat Flour (Atta) in the export item, i.e. for every 1 Kg of Whole Wheat Flour (Atta), import of 1.07 Kg of Wheat will be allowed.

c. The export description in the shipping bill will clearly indicate the percentage content of Whole Wheat Flour and other ingredients being added.

Effect of this Public Notice:

Note 2 is added in the SION E-136 to allow export of Multi Grain Atta or Fortified Whole Wheat Atta. All other conditions for SION E-136 as mentioned in Public Notice no. 38/2015-20 dated 25.11.2022 will continue to be in force.

[Issued from File No. 01/94/180/157/AM22/PC-4]

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

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