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
Notification No 37/2015-20
New Delhi, Dated : 3rd February, 2016
Subject: Procedure for export of sesame seeds to the European Union countries.
S.O.(E) In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation)
Act, 1992 (No.22 of 1992), as amended, read with Para 1.02 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20, the Central
Government hereby makes the following amendment, with immediate effect, in Schedule 2 of ITC (HS)
Classification of Export & Import Items relating to export of sesame seeds to the European Union countries.
2. The new entries at Sl. No. 68A and 68B shall be inserted in Chapter 12 of schedule 2 of ITC (HS)
Classification of Export & Import Items as follows:
Nature of- Restriction
Export of items both at Sl. No. 68A and 68B to
European Union countries shall be permitted subject
to following conditions:-
(i) Indian Oilseeds & Produce Export Promotion
Council (IOPEPC) is designated as competent
authority to issue export certification.
(ii) The IOPEPC shall issue export certification
within two working days of receiving the request
from exporter subject to a ‘Certificate of Analysis’
by a NABL accredited laboratory.
(iii) The procedure for export of sesame seeds to the
European Union countries has been outlined in the
document ‘Procedure for Control of Contamination
of Salmonella in Sesame Seeds for Export to EU’
which is available on the website of DGFT at
3. Effect of this notification:
Conditions for export of sesame seeds to European Union countries have been notified.
Director General of Foreign Trade
(F.No. 01/91/180/155 /AM16/Export Cell)