Government has lifted all restrictions on export of alcohol-based hand sanitizers.
Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) in a notification said, the export of alcohol-based hand sanitizers in container with dispenser pumps is free for export making export of alcohol-based hand sanitizers in any form or packaging freely exportable, with immediate effect.
Previously, in March this year, the government had banned export of all types of sanitizers amid the COVID-19 outbreak. , Though the restriction was limited to only alcohol-based sanitisers later in the month of May.
Subsequently in June, the government further relaxed the export restrictions and limited the ban on alcohol-based hand sanitizers to only those in containers with dispenser pumps.