Removal of ban on export of wheat-DGFT

(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.  72 (RE-2010)/2009-2014

New Delhi, the 9th September, 2011 

Subject:- Removal of ban on export of wheat.

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 2.1 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendments in the ITC(HS) Classifications of Export and Import items, as amended from time to time.

2.         In supersession of Notification No. 33(RE-2007)/2004-2009, dated 08th October, 2007, the following amendments are made with immediate effect against entry at Sl. No.46A of Chapter 10 of  Schedule 2 of ITC(HS) : –

Sl. No.

Tariff Item HS Code


Item Description

Export Policy

Nature of Restriction

46 A
1001 10


Durum wheat : Free Export permitted through Custom EDI ports only.
1001 10 90


Other Free
1001 90


Other: Free
1001 90 20


Other wheat Free
1001 90 39


Other Free

 Sub-heading Note : The term durum wheat means wheat of the Triticum durum species and the Hybrids derived from the inter specific crossing of Triticum durum which have the same number (28) of chromosomes as that species.

3.         Effect of this notification:

Export of wheat has been made free.  Exports shall be only through Custom EDI ports.

(Anup K. Pujari)

Director General of Foreign Trade




 (Issued from F.No.01/91/180/773/AM 10/Export Cell)

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