(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. 19(RE-2013) /2009-2014
New Delhi, Dated 12th June, 2013
Subject : Export of Cut & Polished Diamonds for Certification/ Grading &Re-import
S.O (E) In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992, as amended, read with paragraph 1.3 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014, the Central Government hereby amends paragraph 4A.2.1 in Chapter 4 of Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014 (RE 2013).
2. Under para 4A.2.1 of the Foreign Trade Policy dealing with Export of Cut & Polished Diamonds for Certification/Grading & Re- import following two additional authorized laboratories for certification/ grading of diamonds of 0.25 carat and above are added after Serial No. (xv):
(xvi) International Gemological Institute (IGI) Antwerp, Belgium;
(xvii) International Gemological Institute (IGI) Hong Kong.
3. Effect of the Notification:
To the existing authorised laboratories, two additional laboratories are added for purpose of certification/grading of diamonds of 0.25 carats & above.
(Anup K. Pujari)
Director General of Foreign Trade