Indian government issues amendments to cement export restriction
June, 03rd 2008
In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No.22 of 1992) read with Para 1.3 and Para 2.1 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2004-2009, the central government hereby makes, with immediate effect, the following amendments to the Notifications No.4 (RE-2008)/2004-09 dated 11th April, 2008 read with Notification No.12 dated May 21st 2008.
As per serial number 72A, Chapter 25, under Schedule 2 of ITC (HS) Classification of Export and Import Items, cement export has been prohibited under following nature of restriction:
1. Not permitted to be exported 2. However, this restriction shall not apply to supplies of cement from domestic tariff area to units in SEZ or SEZ Developers or Co Developers for use within the SEZ only 3. The existing ban on export of cement and cement clinker shall not be applicable to export to Nepal 4. The existing ban on export of cement and cement clinkers shall not be applicable to export from Ports of Gujarat