Removal of ban on export of non-Basmati rice- 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 71 (RE 2010)/2009-2014

New Delhi, Dated :   9th September, 2011


Subject:- Removal of ban on export of non-Basmati rice. 

S.O. (E)             In exercise of 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 Governmenthereby 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. 38 (RE-2007)/2004-2009 dated 15.10.2007 read with Notification No. 93 (RE-2007)/2004-2009 dated 01.04.2008,  the following amendments are made with immediate effect against entry at Sl. No.45 A (except Tariff Code 1006 10 10)  in Chapter 10 of Schedule 2 of ITC(HS) : –


Sl. No.

Tariff Item HS Code


Item Description

Export Policy

Nature of Restriction


1006 101006 10 901006 20 00


1006 30

1006 30 10

1006 30 90

1006 40 00


Non Basmati Rice


  1. Export to be made by  private parties from privately  held stocks.


  1. Export shall be through Custom EDI ports only.

3. Effect of this notification:

All  varieties of non-Basmati rice  have been made free for export out of  privately held  stocks. Export shall be only through Custom EDI ports.

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