(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 41 (RE – 2010)/2009-2014

New Delhi, Dated :  31st  March, 2011 


Subject:- Minimum Export Price of Onions. 


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 makes the following amendment in Notification No  36(RE – 2010)/2009-2014 dated 23.03.2011 read with Notification No  24(RE – 2010)/2009-2014 dated 18.02.2011.  This will be with immediate effect.


             2.        The phrase “Minimum Export Price(MEP) of US$ 225 per Metric Ton F.O.B. or as notified by DGFT from time-to-time”  as appearing in para 2 (a) of Notification No  36(RE – 2010)/2009-2014 dated 23.03.2011 for the item description at Serial Number 44.01 of  Notification No  24(RE–2010)/2009-2014 dated 18.02.2011 is replaced by the phrase Minimum Export Price(MEP) of US$ 170 per Metric Ton F.O.B. or as notified by DGFT from time-to-time”.


           3.   Effect of this notification:


Minimum Export Price (MEP) of onions other than Bangalore Rose Onions and Krishnapuram  onions will be US$ 170 per Metric Ton F.O.B.  It was US$ 225 per Metric Ton as notified on 23.03.2011.  There shall be no change in the MEP of Bangalore Rose Onion and Krishnapuram onion which continues to be USD 600 per Metric Ton F.O.B.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       




(Anup K. Pujari)

Director General of Foreign Trade

E-mail: dgft@nic.in


(Issued from File No. 01/91/180/922/AM’08/PC-III/Export Cell)