The DGFT vide Trade Notice No. 24/2023 dated August 25, 2023 has issued an amendment to the export policy of Food Supplements containing botanicals.
The Government of India vide Notification No.22/2023 dated July 31, 2023 notified the following policy conditions for the export of Food Supplements containing botanicals under ITC (HS) Code 1302 and 2106, intended for human or animal consumption to European Union and the United Kingdom:
“The export of Food Supplements containing botanicals to the European Union (EU) and United Kingdom (UK) originating in or consigned from India and intended for human or animal consumption, allowed subject to the issuance of the official certificate issued by Export Inspection Council (EIC)/ Export Inspection Agencies (EIAs), the designated Competent Authority for issuance of the official certificate. The official certificate will be issued based on the satisfactory analytical test report from EIC/EIC approved laboratories for the purpose as per the requirement laid down by EU.”
In this regard, it is clarified that certificates issued by SHEFEXIL before the issuance of the aforesaid Notification i.e. before July 31, 2023, shall continue to be recognised even after issuance of the notification.
The Trade Notice can be accessed at: https://www.a2ztaxcorp.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/Trade-Notice-No.-24-2023-dated-25.08.2023.pdf