Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Department of Commerce
Notification No. 261201 5-20
New Delhi, Dated: 11th December 2015
Subject:- Export Policy of Onions- revision in Minimum Export Price (MEP).
S.O. (E) In exercise of 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
18/2015-20 dated 24.08.2015 read with
Notification No. 73 (RE- 201 3)12009-14
dated 12.03.2014 relating to export of onion.
2. Para2 of
Notification No. l8/2015-20 dated 24.08.2015 is amended to read
as: "Export of onion for the item description at Serial Number 5l &. 52 of
Chapter 7 of Schedule 2 of ITC (HS) Classification of Export & Import Items
shall be permitted subject to a Minimum Export Price (MEP) of US$ 400 F.O.B. per
3. Effect of this notification:
The Minimum Export Price (MEP) for export of all varieties of onions as
described above is revised from US$ 700 F.O.B. per MT to US$ 400 F.O.B. per MT.
Director General @of Foreign Trade
(Issued from File No. 0l/91/l 8019221 AM08/PC-III/Export Cell)