Government of India
Ministry of Commerce
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
Udyog Bhavan, New Delhi – 110 011.
Policy Circular No. 53 (RE-08)/2004-2009 Dated 9th January, 2009
All Licensing Authorities;
All Commissioners of Customs
Subject : Guidelines for import of Rough / unprocessed Blocks and Slabs of agglomerated / artificial stones for the year 2008-09.
1. Attention is invited to Policy Circular No. 34(RE-08)/2004-2009 dated 10th October, 2008 and Policy Circular No. 35(RE-08)/2004-2009 dated 10th October, 2008 on the subject mentioned above. Para 2 (II) of both these Policy Circular(s) shall be amended to read as under :
“2 (II) Floor Price -
It is further clarified that these licences shall be subject to the following floor price which shall be endorsed on all licences:
i) For Rough Blocks of agglomerated / artificial stones – US$250 per Metric Tonne (MT) for goods of Chinese origin and $350 per Metric Tonne for others- cif; and
ii) For Rough Slabs of agglomerated / artificial stones – US$20 per square meter for goods of Chinese origin and $25 per square meter for others- cif”
2. The port of registration as per the option exercised shall be indicated on the licences issued.
3. This issues with the approval of Competent Authority.
(O. P. Hisaria)
Joint Director General of Foreign Trade
(Issued from File No. 01/89/180/Misc-06/AM 08/ PC-I A)