Notification No- 71/2010 dated 09/09/2011
Removal of ban on export of non-Basmati rice
S.O. (E) In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5 of the 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 the
following amendments in the ITC(HS) Classifications of Export and Import items,
as amended from time to time :
2. In supersession of Notification
No- 38 (RE-2007)/2004-2009 dated 15.10.2007 read
with Notification No- 93
(RE-2007)/2004-2009 dated 01.04.2008,
the following amendments are made with immediate effect against entry at Sl.
No.45 A (except Tariff Code 10061010) in Chapter 10 of Schedule
2 of ITC(HS):
||Tariff Item HS Code
||Nature of Restriction
||100610, 10061090, 10062000, 100630, 10063010, 10063090, 10064000
||Non Basmati Rice
||1. Export to be made by private parties from privately held stocks.
2. Export shall be through Custom EDI ports only.
2.1 Export of non-Basmati rice by the Public Sector Undertakings or by any other
government organizations under Food Aid Programme shall be permitted.
2.2. Export of non-Basmati rice under bi-lateral trade agreement between
Government of India and Government of Maldives shall be permitted”.
(Above sub-para 2.1 & 2.2 has been added vide NTF.
NO. 76/2010 dated 23/09/2011)
3. Effect of this notification:
All varieties of non-Basmati rice have been made free for export out of
privately held stocks. Export shall be only through Custom EDI ports.
(Anup K. Pujari)
(Issued from F.No.01/91/180/775/AM 10/Export Cell)
Director General of Foreign Trade