There is no prohibition on import of palm oil from any country. Directorate General of Foreign Trade has issued a Notification No. 39/2015-2020 dated 8th January 2020 amending the import policy of Refined Palm Oil (HS 15119010), Refined Palmolein (HS 15119020) and Other (HS 15119090) from ‘Free’ to ‘Restricted’. This notification is applicable on imports from all countries.
There is no restriction on import of Crude Palm Oil at present.
This information was given by the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Shri Piyush Goyal, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.