Dated 02nd April 2013
Government of India vide Notification No 29 (RE – 2012)/2009-2014 Dated : 11th January, 2013 has made the following amendments in Notification No. 117 (RE-2010)/2009-2014 dated 14.05.2012 in respect of Sl. No. 93 in Chapter 17 of Schedule 2 of ITC(HS) Classification of Export and Import Items.
- The existing entries against Sl. No. 93 in Notification No. 117 (RE-2010)/2009-2014 dated 14.05.2012 are substituted as follows:
S.No:93 Tariff Item HS Code: 1701 00 00 Unit :Kg Item Description: (a) Sugar *
Export Policy: Free Nature of Restriction: Prior registration of quantity with DGFT.
S.No:93 Tariff Item HS Code: 1701 00 00 Unit :Kg Item Description: (a) Preferential Quota Sugar to EU and USA Export Policy: STE Nature of Restriction: Export permitted through M/s. Indian Sugar Exim Corporation Limited subject to quantitative ceiling notified by DGFT from time to time.
* Export of Pharmaceutical Grade Sugar [(i) Sucrose IP/BP/EP/USP/JP and (ii) Sucrose AR & LR] and Specialty Sugar [(i) Sugar cubes (ii) Sugar sachets (white & brown) (iii) Castor sugar (iv) Demerara sugar (v) Light brown sugar (vi) Icing sugar (vii) Fondant icing sugar (viii) Kathali sugar (ix) Candy sugar (x) Rainbow sugar (xi) Pearl sugar and (xii) Trimoline (invert sugar)] would not be subject to registration requirement.
Effect of this notification:
Export of Pharmaceutical Grade Sugar and Specialty Sugar will not be required to be registered with DGFT. Every other type of sugar would continue to be subject to registration before export.
SOURCE: GOVT. OF INDIA, Ministry of Commerce and Industry