Public Notice No- 63/2010 dated  07.07.2011
Amendment/modification of SION, J-373
In exercise of the powers conferred under Paragraph 2.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-14, an amendment is made in SION, J-373 of Textile Product Group in the Handbook of Procedure Vol. II (as stated in paragraph 1.1 of Vol.I):

2. The SION, J-373 of Textile Product Group (Product Code J), as notified vide Public Notice No-180/(RE:2008)/2004-2009 dated 14.05.2009 contained 4 (four) items as permissible to be imported. Now this is being amended to add a fifth item of import. There is no change in other four items: either in description or in quantity; or in the description of export item. 

S.No. Export item Quantity Import item S.No. Quantity allowed
J-373 Raw cotton (not carded or combed) 1 Kg 5) Pesticides (Biocides/Fungicides/Herbicides/Insecticides) 0.01116 Kgs

Note: 3- For import item at S.No. 5, General Note No.2 of Chemicals and Allied Product Group shall apply. The General Note No.2 of Chemicals and Allied Product Group reads as- “Unless otherwise specifically mentioned, the quantity of inputs allowed are based on 100% strength/ concentration. In case the strength/ concentration/ purity of the item imported/ proposed to be imported is different from what is mentioned alongwith the description of import item/ 100% strength etc., quantity of the item may be reduced or enhanced based on actual concentration of the imported inputs in the inverse ratio, i.e., more the concentration, the lesser the requirement and vice-versa”.

3. Effect of this Public Notice:

Earlier, in SION, J-373, there were four items, which were allowed for imports. Now, fifth import item i.e “Pesticides (Biocides/Fungicides/Herbicides/Insecticides)” is added in SION, J-373 alongwith Note 3.

(Anup K. Pujari)
Director General of Foreign Trade

(Issued from F. No. 01/84/162/717/AM09/DES-V)