DGFT- Prohibition on export of cotton(Tariff Codes 5201 and 5203)

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

Notification No. 102 (RE-2010)/2009-14; Dated 5th March, 2012

 Subject:- Prohibition on export of cotton(Tariff Codes 5201 and 5203)

 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, 2009-14, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendments with immediate effect in respect of Sl. No. 161 A {ITC(HS) Classification} in the Notification No. 74(RE-2010)/2009-14 dated 12.09.2011 :-

 2. The entries against Sl. No. 161 A in Chapter 52 of ITC(HS) Classification} are substituted as follows:-

Chapter 52

S. No. Item Tariff Code Unit Item Description  Export Policy Nature of Restriction
161 A 5201   Cotton, not carded nor combed Prohibited Not permitted to be exported.
  5203   Cotton, carded or combed Prohibited Not permitted to be exported.

 

 

 

 

3. Transitional arrangements under para 1.5 of Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-14 will not be applicable. Further, export against registration certificates already issued will also not be allowed.

 4. Effect of this notification:

(i) Export of cotton [ITC(HS) Codes 5201 & 5203] has been prohibited till further orders.

 (ii) Transitional arrangements will not be applicable for the export of cotton.

 (iii) Export against registration certificates already issued will also not be allowed.

 (Anup K. Pujari)

Director General of Foreign Trade

e-mail: dgft@nic.in

(Issued from F.No.01/91/180/1194/AM10/Export Cell) 

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