ANNOUNCEMENT 06 Aug 2015
India permitted the exports of Rice Bran oil in bulk packaging and also removed an export quota on organic edible oil.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Notification No 17 /2015-20
On 6 August 2015, the Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry issued Notification No 17 /2015-20 permitting the exports of Rice Bran oil in bulk.
The export of edible oil has been prohibited since March 2008 with an exemption on such edible oil exports in retail packs of up to 5 kg. since November 2008. (see related State Act)
The Notification also removes a 10,000 metric ton per year quota on exports of organic edible oil. Such exports had been permitted with a quota since June 2011 (see related State Act).