IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Outflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

Yes

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 27 Mar 2009 | Removal date: 16 Nov 2017
Still in force

Export ban

The government of India has again extended the export ban on pulses on 23 March 2011. It is now effective until 31 March 2012. The ban has been implemented in 2006 as a temporary measure but has continuously been extended since.
 
On 3 June 2011, the government respecified an exemption from the ban for 10'000 tonnes of organic pulses per annum.
 
On 30 March 2010, the government of India extended the export prohibition for pulses. Initially put into force in June 2006 as a temporary measure, the prohibition has now been extended for another 12months until 31 March 2011.
 
On 27 March 2009, the government of India extended the export prohibition for pulses. Initially put into force in June 2006 as a temporary measure, the prohibition has now been extended for another 12 months until31 March 2010.

On 27 March 2012, the export ban on pulses was extended until 31 March 2013, with the exception of Kabuli Chana and organic pulses & lentils with a ceiling of 10,0000 tonnes. The same was extended until 31 March 2014 on 25 March 2013. On 31 March 2014, the above ban with the exceptions was extended indefinitely until further notice. 

On 16 November 2017, the Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs approved the removal of any ban on export of pulses.
 

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

017 Pulses (dried leguminous vegetables)
0713 Dried leguminous vegetables, shelled, whether or not skinned or split.
071310 Peas (Pisum sativum)
071320 Chickpeas (garbanzos)
071331 Beans of the species Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper or Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek
071333 Kidney beans, including white pea beans (Phaseolus vulgaris)
071340 Lentils
071390 Other

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