ANNOUNCEMENT 23 Mar 2011

In March 2011, the government of India announced an altered export prohibition.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Directorate General of Foreign Trade. (2011). Notification 51/2010. Available at http://dgft.gov.in/exim/2000/not/not10/not5110.htm

Directorate General of Foreign Trade. (2012). Notification 109/2010.
Available at http://dgft.gov.in/Exim/2000/NOT/NOT11/not10910.htm

Directorate General of Foreign Trade. (2013). Notification 38/2012.
Available at http://dgft.gov.in/Exim/2000/NOT/NOT12/not3812.htm

Directorate General of Foreign Trade. (2014). Notification 78/2013.
Available at http://dgft.gov.in/Exim/2000/NOT/NOT13/not7814.htm

WTO. (June 2011). REPORT TO THE TPRB FROM THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL
ON TRADE-RELATED DEVELOPMENTS. Available at http://wto.org/english/news_e/sppl_e/sppl196_e.htm

Ministry of Commerce & Industry. (2010). NOTIFICATION NO. 35 /2009-2014. Available at http://www.infodriveindia.com/Notifications/Prohibition-on-export-of-Pul...

Ministry of Commerce & Industry. (2010). NOTIFICATION NO. 34 /2009-2014. Available at http://www.infodriveindia.com/Notifications/Exemption-in-Prohibition-on-...

Ministry of Commerce & Industry. (2009). NOTIFICATION NO. 99 /2004-2009. Available at http://www.infodriveindia.com/Notifications/Prohibition-on-export-of-Pulses-21078.aspx

Press Information Bureau - Cabinet allows export of all varieties of pulses http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=173549


Notification No 38 / 2015-20 http://dgft.gov.in/Exim/2000/NOT/NOT17/Notification%2038%20eng.pdf




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 SECTORS