CHAPTER-10

CEREALS

Notes.

1.

(a) The products specified in the headings of this Chapter are to be classified in those headings only if grains are present, whether or not in the ear or on the stalk.

(b) The Chapter does not cover grains which have been hulled or otherwise worked. However, rice, husked, milled, polished, glazed, parboiled or broken remains classified in heading 1006

2. Heading 1005 does not cover sweet corn (Chapter 7).

 

Sub-heading Note:-

1. The term “durum wheat” means wheat of the Triticum durum species and the Hybrids derived from the inter-specific crossing of Triticum durum which have The same number (28) of chromosomes as that species.

 

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Exim Code

Item Description

Policy

Policy Conditions

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1001

Wheat and meslin

1001 10

Durum wheat:

 

 

1001 10 10

Of seed quality

Restricted

 Import subject to conditions at Licensing note (2) below.

1001 10 90

Other

State Trading Enterprise

 Import allowed through FCI subject to para 2.11 of Foreign Trade Policy.

1001 90

Other:

 

 

1001 90 10

Wheat of seed quality

Restricted

 Import subject to conditions at Licensing note (2) below.

1001 90 20

Other wheat

Meslin:

State Trading Enterprise

 Import allowed through FCI subject to para 2.11 of Foreign Trade Policy.

1001 90 31

Of seed quality

Restricted

 Import subject to conditions at Licensing note (2) below.

1001 90 39

Other

State Trading Enterprise

 Import allowed through FCI subject to para 2.11 of Foreign Trade Policy.

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1002

Rye

1002 00

Rye:

 

 

1002 00 10

Of seed quality

Restricted

 Import subject to conditions at Licensing note (2) below.

1002 00 90

Other

State Trading Enterprise

 Import allowed through FCI subject to para 2.11 of Foreign Trade Policy.

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1003

Barley

1003 00

Barley:

 

 

1003 00 10

Of seed quality

Restricted

 Import subject to conditions at Licensing note (2) below.

1003 00 90

Other

Free

 

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1004

Oats

1004 00

Oats:

 

 

1004 00 10

Of seed quality

Restricted

 Import subject to conditions at Licensing note (2) below.

1004 00 90

Other

State Trading Enterprise

 Import allowed through FCI subject to para 2.11 of Foreign Trade Policy.

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1005

Maize (corn)

1005 10 00

Seed

Restricted

 Import subject to conditions at Licensing note (2) below.

1005 90 00

Other

State Trading Enterprise

 (i) Import allowed through FCI subject to para 2.11 of Foreign Trade Policy.(ii) Import of maize for use for poultry or animal feed will be permitted to the manufacturers of poultry or animal feed without a licence subject to actual user condition and registration of import contract/letter of credit with NAFED. NAFED shall also monitor actual imports.

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1006

Rice

1006 10

Rice in husk (paddy or rough):

 

 

1006 10 10

Of seed quality

Restricted

 Import subject to conditions at Licensing note (2) below.

1006 10 90

Other

State Trading Enterprise

 Import allowed through FCI subject to para 2.11 of Foreign Trade Policy.

1006 20 00

Husked (Brown) Rice

State Trading Enterprise

 Import allowed through FCI subject to para 2.11 of Foreign Trade Policy.

 

 

 

 

1006 30

Semi-milled or wholly milled rice, whether or not polished or glazed:

 

1006 30 10

Rice, parboiled

State Trading Enterprise

 Import allowed through FCI subject to para 2.11 of Foreign Trade Policy.

1006 30 20

Basmati rice

State Trading Enterprise

 Import allowed through FCI subject to para 2.11 of Foreign Trade Policy.

1006 30 90

Other

State Trading Enterprise

 Import allowed through FCI subject to para 2.11 of Foreign Trade Policy.

1006 40 00

Broken rice

State Trading Enterprise

 Import allowed through FCI subject to para 2.11 of Foreign Trade Policy.

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1007

Grain sorghum

1007 00

Grain Sorghum

 

 

1007 00 10

Of seed quality

Restricted

 Import subject to conditions at Licensing note (2) below.

1007 00 90

Other

State Trading Enterprise

 Import allowed through FCI subject to para 2.11 of Foreign Trade Policy.

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1008

Buckwheat, millet and canary seed; other cereals

1008 10

Buckwheat:

 

 

1008 10 10

Of seed quality

Restricted

 Import subject to conditions at Licensing note (2) below.

1008 10 90

Other

State Trading Enterprise

 Import allowed through FCI subject to para 2.11 of Foreign Trade Policy.

1008 20

Millet:

Jawar:

 

 

1008 20 11

Of seed quality

Restricted

 Import subject to conditions at Licensing note (2) below.

1008 20 19

Other

 

Bajra:

State Trading Enterprise

 Import allowed through FCI subject to para 2.11 of Foreign Trade Policy.

1008 20 21

Of seed quality

Restricted

 Import subject to conditions at Licensing note (2) below.

1008 20 29

Other

 

Ragi (Finger Millet):

State Trading Enterprise

 Import allowed through FCI subject to para 2.11 of Foreign Trade Policy.

1008 20 31

Of seed quality

Restricted

 Import subject to conditions at Licensing note (2) below.

1008 20 39

Other

State Trading Enterprise

 Import allowed through FCI subject to para 2.11 of Foreign Trade Policy.

1008 30

Canary seed:

 

 

1008 30 10

Of seed quality

Restricted

 Import subject to conditions at Licensing note (2) below.

1008 30 90

Other

State Trading Enterprise

 Import allowed through FCI subject to para 2.11 of Foreign Trade Policy.

1008 90

Other cereals:

 

 

1008 90 10

Of seed quality

Restricted

 Import subject to conditions at Licensing note (2) below.

1008 90 90

Other

State Trading Enterprise

 Import allowed through FCI subject to para 2.11 of Foreign Trade Policy.

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Import Licensing Notes

(1) Policy relating to import of wheat by Roller Flour Mills:

Public Notice No. 31 (PN)/97-02 dated 12th August 1997.

In supersession of Public Notice No. 11(PN)/97-02 dated the 28th May, l997 and in accordance with the nature of restriction No. (ii) indicated against S. No. 7 in Part III, Paragraph 15.3 , Canalised Items of the Negative List of Imports as contained in Export & Import Policy, l997-2002 according to which wheat is permitted to be imported in accordance with a Public Notice issued in this behalf. In pursuance to the above, the State Trading Corporation of India Limited (STC) and the Projects Equipments Corporation (P.E.C.) are permitted to import wheat on behalf of Roller Flour Mills subject to the following conditions:-

(i) The import should be for meeting the Roller Flour Mills' own requirements for milling purposes and sale of the resultant flour in the domestic market.
(ii) The import contract should be registered by the importing agency with Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA).
(iii) The imported wheat must be sold to the individual Roller Flour Mills on actual user condition.

(2) Import permitted for sowing without a licence subject to the new Policy on Seed Development, 1988 and in accordance with import permit granted under Plants, Fruits and Seeds (Regulation of import into India) Order, 1989.

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