RELIEF IN SOME FORM OF PROHIBITION OF EXPORT OF BASMATI RICE

(To be published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary Part II Section 3, Sub Section (ii)
Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Department of Commerce
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
Udyog Bhawan

Notification No. 21(RE-2010)/2009-2014
New Delhi, the 10th February, 2011

Subject: Prohibition on Export of Non-basmati Rice – exemption for export of Sona Masuri, Ponni Samba and Matta rice- regarding


S.O.(E)            In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 5 of Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No.22 of 1992) read with Para 2.1 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014, the Central Government hereby makes, with immediate effect, the following amendment to Notification No. 38 (RE-2007)/2004-2009, dated 15.10.2007  read with Notification No. 93 (RE-2007)/2004-2009 dated 1.4.2008,  as amended from time to time.

2.         In Notification No. 93 (RE-2007)/2004-2009 dated 1.4.2008 sub para 2.1.13 was added on 18.05.2010 vide Notification No. 42/2009-14.  Now another sub-para 2.1.14 shall be added as under: 
“2.1.14   The following varieties of non-Basmati rice as per quantities indicated against each will be allowed for export.  The exact modalities will be notified separately.  
S. No.
Varity of non-Basmati Rice
Quantity (MTs)
1.
Sona Masuri
1,00,000
2.
Ponni Samba
25,000
3
Matta
25,000

3.         All other provisions of the Notification No.93 (RE-2007)/2004-09 dated 1st April, 2008, as amended from time to time, shall remain unchanged, and shall continue to apply.

4.         Effect of this notification:

            Certain varities of rice (Sona Masuri, Ponni Samba and Matta) are permitted to be exported with a limit on quantity of export for the KMS 2010-11.




(Anup K. Pujari)
Director General of Foreign Trade
e-mail: dgft@nic.in
(Issued from F.No.01/91/180/775/AM10/Export Cell)
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