PUBLIC NOTICE No. 50 (RE-2008)/2004-09 dated 17.7.2008
Conditions for import of Spices by EOU units

    In exercise of powers conferred under paragraph 2.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2004-09, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby makes the following amendments in the Handbook of Procedures, Vol. 1(RE-2008):

2. Second sub-para of Para 6.7(c) of Handbook of Procedures Vol. I shall be substituted as follows:

“However, in case of import of spices for VA purpose like crushing/grinding/sterilization or for manufacture of oils and oleoresins of pepper, cardamom and chillies (and not for simple cleaning, grading, repacking etc.), EO shall be fulfilled within 120 days from the date of importation of first consignment. In case of import of spices (other than pepper, cardamom and chillies) for manufacture of spice oils and oleoresins, EO shall be fulfilled within 12 months.”

This issues in public interest.


(ISSUED FROM F.No. 01/92/180/20/AM06/PC-VI) - India's Premier portal on DGFT matters