IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Outflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 11 Jan 2012 | Removal date: 11 May 2012
Still in force

Export tax

On 11 January 2012, the Ministry of Commerce & Industry reduced the Minimum Export Price (MEP) on all onions except Bangalore rose and Krishnapuram onions from USD 250 per metric ton to USD 150 per metric ton and on Bangalore rose and Krishnapuram onions from USD 300 to USD 250 per metric ton.

The MEP on all onions except Bangalore rose and Krishnapuram was reduced again on 15 February 2012, while the MEP on the latter remained valid until May 2012 when the minimum export price on onions was temporarily banned (see related measure).

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

012 Vegetables
0703 Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks and other alliaceous vegetables, fresh or chilled.
070310 Onions and shallots
070320 Garlic
213 Prepared & preserved vegetables, pulses & potatoes
0712 Dried vegetables, whole, cut, sliced, broken or in powder, but not further prepared.
071220 Onions
071239 Other
071290 Other vegetables; mixtures of vegetables

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