Date 6-Feb-2015 Issuing Authority DGFT
Notification Number 110 (RE – 2013)/2009-2014 Authority Type Notification
Subject Prohibition on export of Shark fins of all species of Shark.

(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 110 (RE – 2013)/2009-2014

New Delhi, Dated: 6 February, 2015

Subject: Prohibition on export of Shark fins of all species of Shark.

S.O.(E) In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No.22 of 1992) read with Para 1.3 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014 (as amended from time to time), the Central Government, with immediate effect, hereby inserts a new entry at Sl. No. 31 A in Chapter 3 of Schedule 2 of ITC(HS) Classification of Export & Import Items, as under:

Chapter 3


Fish and Crustaceans, Molluscs and other Aquatic Invertebrates


Tariff Item HS Code


Item Description

Export Policy

Nature of Restriction




Shark fins of all species of shark


Not permitted to be exported

2. Effect of this notification:

Export of Shark fins of all species of Shark has been prohibited.

(Pravir Kumar)

Director General of Foreign Trade

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

(Issued from F.No.01/91/171/12/AM05/PC-III/Export Cell)

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