DGFT issued amendment in the Export Policy of sugar to maintain domestic availability and price stability

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The DGFT vide Notification No. 10/2015-2020 dated May 24, 2022 has issued amendment in the Export Policy of sugar under S.No.93 of Chapter 17 of ITC (HS), Schedule – II, in order to restrict the export of sugar (except fixed quantity of sugar being exported under CXL and TRQ quota to EU and USA) and to maintain domestic availability and price stability of sugar, in a following manner:

  • Export of sugar after June 01, 2022 will be allowed only on production of specific permission from the Directorate of Sugar, Department of Food and Public Distribution (“DFPD”), Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, as per the below revised Policy:

S. No.

ITC (HS) Code

Description

Existing Policy

Revised Policy

Policy condition

93

1701 14 90

1701 99 90

Sugar (Raw Sugar, Refined Sugar and White Sugar)

Free

Restricted

(i) With effect from June 1, 2022 upto October 31, 2022 or until further orders, whichever is earlier, export of sugar is allowed only with specific permission from Directorate of Sugar, Department of Food and Public Distribution (DFPD), Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution.

(ii)  Detailed procedure for issue of necessary permissions for export of sugar will be notified separately by Department of Food and Public Distribution (DFPD).

The Notification can be accessed at: https://content.dgft.gov.in/Website/dgftprod/8e53ea00-cdc3-4809-8493-428b3650d521/Notification%20No.10%20(English).pdf

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