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: 20 Nov 2008 | Removal date: 01 Aug 2012
Still in force

Export quota

On 20 November 2008, the Indian Directorate General of Foreign Trade through Notification No. 60 (RE-2008)/2004-09 permitted the export of edible oil in branded consumer packs of 5 kgs., subject to a limit of 10,000 tons up to 31 October 2009.

The export of all edible oil has been prohibited since March 2008.

On 4 September 2009, through Notification No. 04 / 2009-2014, the validity period of the above quota has been extended until 30 September 2010 without any change in the quota permitted.

On 2 December 2009, through Notification No. 18/2009-14, an additional 10,000 tons of edible oils in consumer packs were allowed during the period 1 November 2009 to 31 October 2010.

On 1 November 2010, through Notification No. 09(RE-2010/2009-14) an additional 10,000 tons was permitted for the period 1 November 2010 to 31 October 2011.

On 28 September 2011, through Notification No. 77(RE-2010/2009-14)  an additional 10,000 tons was permitted for the period 1 November 2011 to 31 October 2012.

On 1 August 2012, the export of edible oil in consumer packs of up to 5 kgs. was prohibited but was later lifted on 19 October 2012 (see related State Act).

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

216 Vegetable oils
1507 Soyabean oil and its fractions, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified.
150790 Other
1508 Groundnut oil and its fractions, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified.
150810 Crude oil
1511 Palm oil and its fractions, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified.
151110 Crude oil
151190 Other
1512 Sunflowerseed, safflower or cottonseed oil and fractions thereof, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified.
151211 Crude oil
151219 Other
1513 Coconut (copra), palm kernel or babassu oil and fractions thereof, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified.
151319 Other
151321 Crude oil
1514 Rape, colza or mustard oil and fractions thereof, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified.
151411 Crude oil
1516 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their fractions, partly or wholly hydrogenated, interesterified, reesterified or elaidinised, whether or not refined, but not further prepared.
151620 Vegetable fats and oils and their fractions

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