Federal government Announces Relief Package For Exporters

After witnessing a large contraction in export orders for the past few months, Indian micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the export sector will soon receive much needed relief.

In an strive to reduce the economic pressure, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) led government recently unveiled a special package worth Rs 325 crore to provide relief to the export segment. This move is certainly going to benefit the employment-intensive export sectors with regard to example leather, gems & jewelery and sheets.

Under the Udyog Aadhar New Registration in India package, procedural formalities for claiming duty drawback refund and refund of terminal excise duty have been simplified to help MSME exporters prune high transaction offers.

Measures like quick settlement of duty credit scrips to be able to issued ahead on the realization of export proceeds and extension of scrips for import of even restricted items after payment of duty is expected to facilitate greater trade.

In order encourage trade facilitation, federal government has also extended a provision to relieve export obligations using the decline in exports.

Export incentives for such things technical textiles, stapling machine and handmade carpets were also provided within the recently announced export stimulus package.

The de-linking of grant of benefit under the job entitlement pass book (DEPB) scheme one more incentive that would help the MSME export segment tide over the crisis.

In order to promote trade facilitation, the government has also extended a provision to cut back export obligations in line with the decline in exports.

Export incentives for such things as technical textiles, stapling machine and handmade carpets have also been provided within the recently announced export stimulus package.