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NOTIFICATION NO. 50/2020, DT. 28/12/2020

Amendment in Export Policy of Onions.


S.O. 4740(E).—In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No. 22 of 1992), as amended, read with Para 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendment in Notification No. 31/2015-20 dated 14.09.2020 amending the Export Policy of Onion for the item description at Serial Numbers 51 & 52 of Chapter 7 of Schedule 2 of ITC (HS) Classification of Export & Import Items, with effect from 01.01.2021.

S.No. ITC (HS) Code Description Present Policy Revised Policy
51 07031010
Onion (all varieties except Bangalore Rose onions and Krishnapuram onions) excluding cut, sliced or broken in powder form. Prohibited Free
52 07031010
Bangalore Rose onions and Krishnapuram onions excluding cut, sliced or broken in powder form. Prohibited Free

2. Effect of this Notification:

The Export of all varieties of Onions, as described above, has been made “Free” with effect from 01.01.2021.

Accordingly, the Notification No. 39/2015-20 dated 09.10.2020 related to export of Bangalore Rose and Krishnapuram Onions also stands withdrawn with effect from 01.01.2021.

[F. No. 01/91/180/922/AM08/EC/Vol. 4]


Director General of Foreign Trade
& Ex-Officio Addlitional Secretary,Government of India

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