To be Published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary Part-II, Section - 3, Sub-Section (ii)

Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Department of Commerce
Udyog Bhawan
New Delhi


 49/(RE-2013)/2009-2014, Dated: November 1, 2013

Subject: Export Policy of Onions.

In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development& Regulation) Act, 1992 (No. 22 of 1992) read with Para 2.1 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014, the Central Government amends para 2 of Notification No.03(RE-2012)/2009-14 dated 29.06.2012 read with Notification No.41(RE-2013)/2009-14 dated 19.09.2013 with immediate effect .

2. The amended para 2 of Notification No. 03(RE-2012)/2009-14 dated 29.06.2012 will now read as :

 “Export of onion for the item description at Serial Number 51 & 52 of Schedule 2 of ITC(HS) Classification of Export & Import Items shall be permitted subject to a Minimum Export Price(MEP) of US$ 1150 per Metric Ton F.O.B. or as notified by DGFT from time-to-time".  

3.  Effect of this Notification:

Export of all varieties of onions as described above will be subject to a Minimum Export Price (MEP) of USD 1150 per MT.

File No. 01/91/180/922/AM'08/PC-III/Export Cell

(Anup K. Pujari)
Director General of Foreign Trade