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4. Edible Oil

4.1 Policy

Import of edible oil is under Open General License.

4.2 Duty Structure

Name of Oils

Rates of Import Duty . Effective Dates

Crude Palm Oil

0%

(17/03/12)

2.5%

(23/01/13)

2.5%

(23/01/13)

7.5%

(24/12/14)

12.5%

(17/09/15)

7.5%

(23/09/16)

15%

(11/08/17)

30%

(17/11/17)

44%

(01/03/18)

40%

(01/1/19)

37.5%

1.01.2020

27.5%

26.11.2020

15% + 17.5% (Agri Cess)

1.02.2021

RBD Palmolein

7.5%

(17/03/12)

7.5%

(17/03/12)

10%

(20/01/14)

15%

(24/12/14)

20%

(17/09/15)

15%

(23/09/16)

25%

(11/08/17)

40%

(17/11/17)

54%

(01/03/18)

50% (IND)

45% (MAL)

(01/1/19)

45%

1.01.2020

 

 

Crude Soyabean Oil

0%

(17/03/12)

2.5%

(23/01/13)

2.5%

(23/01/13)

7.5%

(24/12/14)

12.5%

(17/09/15)

12.5%

(17/09/15)

17.5%

(11/08/17)

30%

(11/08/17)

35%

(14/06/18)

 

 

15% +20% (Agri Cess)

1.02.2021

Refined Soyabean Oil

7.5%

(17/03/12)

7.5%

(17/03/12)

10%

(20/01/14)

15%

(24/12/14

20%

(17/09/15

20%

(17/09/15

20%

(11/08/17)

35%

(17/11/17)

45%

(14/06/18)

 

 

 

Crude Sunflower Oil

0%

(17/03/01)

2.5%

(23/01/13)

2.5%

(23/01/13)

7.5%

(24/12/14)

12.5%

(17/09/15)

12.5%

(17/09/15)

17.5%

(11/08/17)

30%

(17/11/17)

35%

(14/06/18)

 

 

15% + 20% (Agri Cess)

1.02.2021

Refined Sunflower Oil

7.5%

(17/03/12)

7.5%

(17/03/12)

10%

(20/01/14)

15%

(24/12/14)

20%

(17/09/15)

20%

(17/09/15)

20%

(17/09/15)

35%

(17/11/14)

45%

(14/06/18)

 

 

 

Crude Rapeseed oil

0%

(17/03/12)

2.5%

(23/01/13)

2.5%

(23/01/13)

7.5%

(24/12/14)

12.5%

(17/09/15)

12.5%

(17/09/15)

12.5%

(17/09/15)

25%

(17/11/17)

35%

(14/06/18)

 

 

 

Refined Rapeseed oil

7.5%

(17/03/12)

7.5%

(17/03/12)

10%

(20/01/14)

15%

(24/12/14)

20%

(17/09/15)

20%

(17/09/15)

20%

(17/09/15)

35%

(17/11/17)

45%

(14/06/18)

 

 

 

Others

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Crude-30% ref-35%-

(02/02/18)

Crude-35% ref-45%

(14/06/2018)

 

 

 

Source:-As notified by Department of Revenue.

 

 

 

4.3 Quantity of Import

    Qty in LMT

Year (Nov.-Oct.)

Domestic Availability of Edible Oils#

Imports of Edible Oils*

Total Availability/

Consumption

% Self sufficiency

% Share of imports

2015-16

86.30

148.50

234.80

36.8

63.2

2016-17

100.99

153.17

254.16

39.7

60.3

2017-18

103.80

145.92

249.72

41.6

58.4

2018-19

103.52

155.70

259.22

40

60

2019-20

106.55

134.16

240.71

44.3

55.7

2020-21

 (Nov to May 21)

113.09

74.40

-

-

-

* Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence & Statistics (Ministry of Commerce)

# Based on the 3rd Advance Estimates declared by DACFW released on 25.05.2021