India has partially lifted a ban on the exports of Mask, Hand Sanitizer, Paracetamol, Hydroxychloroquine on 08th May 2020.
Exports will be allowed depending on availability of stock after meeting domestic requirements and existing orders.
Shipments will be restricted and permission will be on humanitarian ground.
India’s Department of Pharmaceuticals and Ministry of External Affairs will decide on overseas allocations of the drug. India’s trade regulator, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade had on March 25 restricted the exports of hydroxychloroquine.
The trade regulator also allowed exports of over two dozen drug formulation and active pharmaceutical ingredients — the chemicals that make a finished drug work — in a notification issued on April 6. These were earlier put in the restricted list.