FOREIGN TRADE (Trade notice)

Body Trade Notice No. 17/2022-23, Dated 28th September, 2022

Government of India

Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Department of Commerce

Directorate General of Foreign Trade


1. All Customs Commissioners

2. All Regional Authorities of DGFT

3. Federation of Indian Export Organisations

4. Members of Trade

Subject: Implementation of Notification No. 31/2015-20 dated 08.09.2022 regarding Export of Broken Rice

Reference is invited to the DGFT Notification No. 31/2015-20 dated 08.09.2022 wherein export of broken rice have been placed under 'Prohibited' category.

2. Subsequently, representations have been received from trade and industry inviting attention to the problems being faced by exporters in clearing the consignments of other categories of rice due to presence of certain content of "Broken Rice" in the said consignments.

3. Considering the hardships faced by the trade community and in order to facilitate exports, it is clarified that wherever difficulty is being faced, the limit of tolerance of "Broken Rice" in consignments of Rice for export may be allowed in terms of "The Rice Grading and Marketing Rules, 1939".

4. This issues with the approval of Competent Authority.

(S K Mohapatra)

Deputy Director General of Foreign Trade

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