The government has allowed export of 5,841 MT sugar to EU from October 2023 to September 2024.
A notification has been issued by DGFT to allocate Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ).
In the notification, it stated that in exercise of the powers conferred under Paragraphs 2.04 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2023, the Director General of Foreign Trade, under TRQ for the year 2023-24 (October 2023 to September 2024) hereby allocates quantity of 5841 MT for export of Sugar to EU from India. As per Notification No. 3/2015-20 dated 20.04.2015, under TRQ export of sugar (HS Code 17010000) to the EU is ‘Free’ subject to the conditions notified in the ‘Nature of Restrictions’ in the notification.
It also stated that Certificate of Origin shall be issued by Additional Director General of Foreign Trade, Mumbai if required for preferential sugar export to EU, on recommendation of APEDA regarding entity and quantity for which eligible. Other prescribed certification requirements, if any, specifically for sugar export to the EU would continue to be followed.
The Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), New Delhi will be operating the quota as the implementing agency for export of TRQ items to the EU.
The reporting requirement as notified vide Notification No. 3/2015-2020 dated 20.04.2015 read with Notification No. 20 dated 07.09.2015 would be followed. And the effect of this Public Notice is that the quantity of 5841 MT Sugar will be exported to EU from India under TRQ for the year 2023-24 (October 2023 to September 2024).