Federal government Announces Relief Package For Exporters

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

In an attempt to reduce the economic pressure, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) led government recently unveiled a special package worth Rs 325 crore produce relief to the export segment. This move is required to benefit the employment-intensive export sectors for instance leather, gems & jewelery and sheets.

Under the new package, procedural formalities for claiming duty drawback refund and refund of terminal excise duty already been simplified to help MSME exporters prune high transaction service fees.

Measures like quick settlement of duty credit scrips turn out to be issued ahead of this 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 to advertise trade facilitation, federal government has also extended a provision cut down export obligations in line with the decline Udyog Aadhar Online Registration in India exports.

Export incentives for things like technical textiles, stapling machine and handmade carpets have also been provided as part of the recently announced export package deal.

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

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

Export incentives for models like technical textiles, stapling machine and handmade carpets have also been provided as part of the recently announced export stimulus package.