(To be Published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary Part-II, Section – 3, Sub-Section (ii))

Government of India

Ministry of Commerce & Industry

Department of Commerce

Udyog Bhawan

 

Notification No 88  (RE – 2013)/2009-2014

New Delhi, Dated : 4 July, 2014

Subject: Export policy of sugar.

 

S.O.(E) In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No.22 of 1992) read with Para 1.3 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014, the Central Government, with immediate effect, hereby makes the following amendments in Chapter 17 of Schedule 2 of ITC(HS) Classification of Export and Import Items.

 

2. Existing entries as per Notification No. 15(RE-2013)/2009-2014 Dated 05.06.2013

Chapter 17

Sugars and Sugar Confectionery

 

S.No.Tariff Item HS CodeUnitItem DescriptionExport PolicyNature of Restriction
931701 00 00Kg(a) Sugar *FreePrior registration of quantity with DGFT.
Kg(b) Preferential Quota Sugar to EU and USASTEExport 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 Speciality 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.

 

Export Licensing Note of Chapter 17

 

 Note 1                  

Note 2   

Export of 10,000 MTs of organic sugar, per annum will be permitted subject to following conditions:

 

(i)     The sugar should be duly certified by APEDA as being organic sugar;

(ii)    Export contracts should be registered with APEDA, New Delhi prior to shipment;

(iii)   Exports shall be allowed only from Customs EDI Ports.

 

Amended entries:

 

Chapter 17

Sugars and Sugar Confectionery

S.No.Tariff Item HS CodeUnitItem DescriptionExport PolicyNature of Restriction
931701 00 00Kg(a) Sugar *FreePrior registration of quantity with DGFT.
Kg(b) Preferential Quota Sugar to EU and USASTEExport permitted through M/s.Indian Sugar Exim Corporation Limited subject to quantitative ceiling notified by DGFT from time to time.

 

* Sugar includes Organic Sugar. However, export of Pharmaceutical Grade Sugar [(i) Sucrose IP/BP/EP/USP/JP and (ii) Sucrose AR & LR] and Speciality 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.

 

Export Licensing Note of Chapter 17

Note 1

Note 2

Export of organic sugar without any quantity limits, will be permitted till the time export of sugar is “Free”.  Such export will be subject to following conditions:

(i)   The sugar should be duly certified by APEDA as being organic sugar;

(ii)   Prior registration of quantity with DGFT through online system.

3. Effect of this notification:

(i)   The quantity ceiling for export of organic sugar has been removed till the time export of sugar is permitted “Freely”.

(ii)   Export of organic sugar would be permitted subject to registration of quantity with DGFT and certification by APEDA as sugar being organic sugar.

(iii)  There is no change in other conditions relating to export of sugar.

 

 

 

(Pravir Kumar)

Director General of Foreign Trade

E-mail: dgft[at]nic[dot]in

(Issued from F.No.01/91/180/879/AM08/Export Cell)(Part)