Dated 11th January 2013
Requirement of Certification regarding export of Fresh Grapes, Groundnut, Peanut & its Products
Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Department of Commerce
Subject:- Requirement of Certification regarding export of Fresh Grapes, Groundnut, Peanut & its products.
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, with immediate effect, makes the following amendments in Schedule 2 (Export Policy) of ITC (HS) Classification of Export and Import Items, as amended from time to time.
Effect of this notification:
(i) Export of Grapes to European Union would require registration from APEDA.
(ii) Export of Groundnuts and its products to all countries except Russian Federation would require registration from APEDA along with controlled Aflatoxin level certificate by the recognized laboratories. Earlier only for export to European Union compulsory registration of contracts with APEDA along with controlled Aflatoxin level certificate was required.
(iii) Export of Groundnuts and its products to Russian Federation would continue to be on the basis of pre-shipment certificate by notified laboratories.
(Issued from F.No.01/91/180/923/AM’08/PC-III/Export Cell)
SOURCE: GOVT. OF INDIA, Ministry of Commerce and Industry