ANNOUNCEMENT 19 Oct 2012
An export quota of 20,000 tonnes has been announced for edible oil in consumer packs of up to 5 kgs. for the year 2012-13.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Notification No 24 (RE – 2012)/2009-2014
On 19 October 2012, the Indian Directorate General of Foreign Trade through Notification No. 24(RE-2012/2009-14) permitted the export of edible oil in branded consumer packs of 5 kgs., subject to a limit of 20,000 tons until 30 September 2013.
The export of edible oil has been prohibited since March 2008. However, export of edible oil in such consumer packs was permitted since November 2008 with an annual quota of 10,000 tonnes before being prohibited again in August 2012 (see related State Acts).