ANNOUNCEMENT 29 Sep 2014In September 2014, the government of India announced a change in import formalities.
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Official Notification No.93 (RE-2013)/2009-2014
On 29 September 2014, the Indian Ministry of Commerce & Industry changed the import policy on certain agricultural goods under HS tariff lines 1001, 1002, 1004, 1005, 1007 and 1008. Effective immediately, these imports are declared "Free" i.e. they may now be imported by any legal person.
Prior to the regulatory change, all imports of these products went through state trading enteprises.