Annual Export quota for Red Sanders from Andhra Pradesh

Export quota for Red Sanders

Annual Export quota for Red Sanders from Andhra Pradesh


Notification No. 49/2015-2020 Dated: 9th December, 2022

S.O. (E): In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 read with section 5 of Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act,1992, read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, as amended from time to time, the Central Government hereby amends the policy condition of Red Sanders (Pterocarpus santulinus) under Chapter 44 of ITC (HS), 2018, Schedule — 2 (Export Policy).

The existing entries against SI. No. 188 in Chapter 44 of Schedule 2 of ITC (HS) Classification of Export & Import Items shall be substituted as follows: (changes made are in bold letters)

Sl. No.

Tariff Item HS Code


Item Description


Policy Condition


4403 99 18

4407 99 90


Red Sanders wood in any form, whether raw, processed or unprocessed, except at Sl. No. 188A [of cultivation origin obtained from private land (including Pattaland)] and SL. No.189 [specified value added products of RSW and other handicrafts made from RSW procured from legal sources] below



Not permitted to be Exported

However, in accordance with the recommendations of the BSI NDF Report, MoEF&CC , the following annual export quotas for red sanders (Pterocarpus santulinus) is allowed:

  1. An annual export quota (April to March) of 280 MT for Andhra Pradesh for artificially Propagated red sanders and
  2. a zero export quota for wild specimens of red sanders:

subject to the following conditions :-

  1. State Govt shall develop a digital platform with  Geo referenced sites and MIS giving the no of trees their age and diameter at breast height.
  2. The working plan Guidelines of States need to include specific management plans/ harvest Plans with approved rotation periods for sustainable harvest of red sanders wood from plantations in forest and non forest areas.


 Effect of this Notification: Annual export quota for red sanders (Pterocarpus santulinus) for Andhra Pradesh is notified.



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