GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
NOTIFICATION No. 14/2015-2020
New Delhi, the 30th June, 2015.
Subject: Prohibition on Trade with the Islamic State in Iraq and the
Levant [ISIL], Al Nusrah Front [ANF] and other individuals / groups associated
with Al Qaida.
S.O. (E): In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of FT(D&R) Act, 1992,
read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, the
Central Government hereby modifies the description of heading after para 2.15 of
FTP and introduces a new para numbered 2.16 A in the Foreign Trade Policy
2015-20 as under:
2. The Heading after para 2.15 of FTP is revised from Prohibitions (Country
and Product Specific) to Prohibitions (Country, Organisations, Groups,
Individuals etc. and Product Specific).
3. 2.16A: Prohibition on Trade with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant
[ISIL, also known as Daesh], Al Nusrah Front [ANF] and other individuals,
groups, undertakings and entities associated with Al Qaida.
In compliance with United Nations Security Council Resolution No. 2199 
(full text of the Resolution is available at
http://www.un.org/press/en/2015/sc11775.doc.htm), trade in oil and refined oil
products, modular refineries and related materials, besides items of cultural
(including antiquities), scientific and religious importance is prohibited with
the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant [ISIL], Al Nusrah Front [ANF] and other
individuals, groups, undertakings and entities associated, directly or
indirectly, with Al Qaida.
2. Effect of this Notification:
Trade with ISIL and related terrorist organisations in oil and oil products
(hydrocarbons) and items of cultural, scientific and religious importance is
Director General of Foreign Trade
E-mail: [email protected]
File No: 01/93/180/38/AM-14/PC-(2B)