(To be Published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary Part-II, Section - 3, Sub-Section (ii))

Government of India

Ministry of Commerce & Industry

Department of Commerce

Udyog Bhawan


Notification No. 25 (RE – 2012)/2009-2014

New Delhi, Dated : 22nd November, 2012


Subject:- Amendment in policy for export of Milk Powders including Whole Milk Powder,  Dairy Whitener and Infant Milk Foods.


S.O. (E)            In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No. 22 of 1992) read with Para 2.1 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014, the Central Government, with immediate effect, makes an amendment in Column 4 (Export Policy) in Serial Number 38 in Chapter 4 of Schedule 2 of ITC (HS) Classification of Export & Import Items.  The existing entry “Prohibited” is substituted by the entry “Free”.  Accordingly, the amended table in respect of Serial Number 38 would be as under:



Tariff Item HS Code

Item Description

Export Policy

Nature of Restriction



Milk and Cream, concentrated or containing added sugar or other sweetening matter including Whole Milk Powder, Dairy Whitener and Infant Milk Foods






2. Effect of this notification:


Export of all items under Tariff Item HS Code 0402 is now free. There is no change in the policy regarding export of Skimmed Milk Powder [HS Code 04021010], which continues to be free.



(Anup K. Pujari)

Director General of Foreign Trade

E-mail: dgft[at]nic[dot]in


(Issued from File No. 01/91/180/1237/AM’07/PC-III/Export Cell)