export promotion council of india

“Export Promotion council of India” Group 2 Aashi Lunia Amrita Ingole Ashish Barla Ashutosh Lahamge Gurwinder Singh Course MBA-AB Subject: Foreign Trade policy in Agri Export Management

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“Export Promotion council of India”

Group 2 Aashi Lunia Amrita Ingole Ashish Barla Ashutosh

Lahamge Gurwinder Singh

Course MBA-ABSubject: Foreign Trade policy in Agri Export Management

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“The export promotion is basically promoting, supporting and assisting firms in entering international markets and achieving optimum opportunities from their international business activities and thereby encouraging

exports in India”

In order to provide guidance and assistance to an exporter, the Government of India has setup several institutions,

one of them is

What is export promotion

Export promotion council(EPC)

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The EPCs are non-profit organizations Registered under the Indian Companies Act or the Societies

Registration Act These Councils are also the registering authorities under the Export

Import Policy,1997-2002 They are supported by financial assistance from the Government of

India. These Councils have been assigned the role and functions under the

said Policy. The Export Promotion Councils perform both advisory and executive

functions Each council is responsible for the promotion of a particular group of

products, projects and services


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To project India's image abroad as a reliable supplier of high quality goods and services.

EPCs encourage and monitor the observance of international standards and specifications by exporters.

The EPCs keep abreast of the trends and opportunities in international markets for goods and services and assist their members in taking advantage of such opportunities in order to expand and diversify exports

Role of EPCs

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To organize participation in trade fairs, exhibitions and buyer-seller meets in India and abroad

To provide commercially useful information and assistance to their members in developing and increasing their exports

To offer professional advice to their members in areas such as technology upgradation, quality and design improvement, standards and specifications, product development and innovation etc.

To organize visits of delegations of its members abroad to explore overseas market opportunities.

To promote interaction between the exporting community and the Government both at the Central and State levels

To build a statistical base and provide data on the exports and imports of the country, exports and imports of their members, as well as other relevant international trade data


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Registration of exporters and issue of Registration-cum-Membership certificate (RCMC) under the EXIM Policy

Collection and dissemination of information primarily on export opportunities, through various media including newsletters, bulletins, letters, telex, fax, etc.

Fixation of floor price or minimum export price or recommendation thereof to the government.


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Any person, applying for the following is required to furnish RCMC issued by the competent authority:

1. A license/certificate/permission to import/export,

2. Any other benefit or concession under Foreign Trade Policy.


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Procedure for the Issue of RCMC

An applicant for registration may be made to the concerned registering authority in the form given in the prescribed Aayaat and Niryaat form along with a self certified copy of the IEC number issued by the licensing authority concerned and bank certificate in support of the applicant’s Financial soundness.

If the application for registration is granted, the concerned registering authority issues the RCMC indicating the status of the applicant as Merchant Exporter or manufacturer Exporter.

In case an exporter desires to get registration as a manufacturer exporter, he is required to furnish evidence in that effect.

Validity of RCMC:The RCMC shall be deemed to be valid from 1st April of the licensing

year to in which it was issued and shall be valid for 5 years ending 31st march of the licensing year, unless otherwise specified.

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Textile industry

Commodity boards



EPCs are under

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1. Engineering Export Promotion Council

2. Project Exports Promotion Council of India

3. Basic Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics Export Promotion Council

4. Chemicals and Allied Products Export Promotion Council

5. Council for Leather Exports Promotion

6. Sports Goods Export Promotion Council

7. Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council

8. Shellac Export Promotion Council

9. Cashew Export Promotion Council

10. Plastics Export Promotion Council

11. Export Promotion Council for EOUs, SEZ Units

12. Pharmaceutical Export Promotion Council

EPCs Under Commerce Industry

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1. Apparel Export Promotion Council

2. Carpet Export Promotion Council

3. Cotton Textile Export Promotion Council

4. Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts

5. Handloom Export Promotion Council

6. The Indian Silk Export Promotion Council

7. Synthetic & Rayon Textile Export Promotion Council

8. Wool & Woolens Export Promotion Council

9. Powerloom Development & Export Promotion Council

EPCs Under Textile Industry

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1. Rubber Board

2. Coffee Board

3. Tea Board

4. Tobacco Board

5. Spices Board

6. Central Silk Board under the Ministry of Textiles

7. Coir Board under Ministry of Agro & Rural Industries

8. All India Handlooms and Handicrafts Boards under Ministry of


EPCs Under Commodity Board

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Export Development Authorities-

1. Marine Products Export Development Authority

2. Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority

3.National Agricultural Cooperative Federation of India Ltd. (NAFED)

Autonomous bodies of EPC

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Established by the Government of India under the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority Act passed by

the Parliament in December, 1985

The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export

Development Authority (APEDA)

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Administrative Setup

Chairman – Appointed by the Central Government

Director – Appointed by APEDA

Secretary – Appointed by the Central Government

Other Officers and Staff - Appointed by the Authority

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Head office • New Delhi

Regional offices• Mumbai, • Kolkata, • Bangalore, • Hyderabad and • Guwahati

Virtual offices• Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), • Bhubaneshwar (Orissa), • Srinagar (J&K), • Chandigarh, • Imphal (Manipur), • Agartala (tripura), • Kohima (Nagaland), • Chennai (Tamil Nadu), • Raipur (Chattisgarh), • Ahmedabad (Gujarat), • Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), • Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) and • Panaji (Goa)

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Providing financial assistance Registration of persons as exporters of the scheduled products Fixing of standards and specifications Carrying out inspection Improving of packaging of the Scheduled products; Improving of marketing of the Scheduled products outside

India; Promotion of export oriented production and development of

the Scheduled products; Collection of statistics Training in various aspects of the

industries connected with the scheduled products;

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Products MonitoredFruits,

Vegetables and their Products.

Meat and Meat


Poultry and Poultry


Dairy Products.

Confectionery, Biscuits and

Bakery Products.

Honey, Jaggery and

Sugar Products.

Cocoa and its products,

chocolates of all kinds.

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National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd.


Established on October 2, 1958Under the Multi-State Cooperative Societies Act

Managing Director -Shri Rajiv Gupta (IAS)Head Office – New Delhi

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Management of NAFED

The management of NAFED vests in the Board of Directors, which includes Chairman and Managing Director

The Board is supported by 2 standing committees - Executive Committee and Business Committee

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To “Organize, promote and develop marketing, processing

and storage of agricultural, horticultural and forest produce, distribution of agricultural machinery, implements and other

inputs, undertake inter-State, import and export trade, wholesale or

retail as the case may be and to act and assist for technical advice in agricultural

production for the promotion and the working of its members and cooperative marketing, processing and supply societies in India.”

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and trading

activities of the



Act as a Warehous


Act as an Insurance


Organize consultanc

y work

Undertake marketing research

and disseminati

on of market


Arrange for the

training of employees

Establish processing


Undertake Grading,

Packing and Standardizati


To maintain transport


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Business Highlights

Achieved a turnover of Rs. 2008.51 crore during 2010-11

Gross profit of Rs.4791.98 lakhs (but due to huge interest liability on outstanding loans in Tie-up business, there is a net loss of Rs.108.52 crore.) The export of NAFED during the year were of the order

of Rs. 13.14 crore Continued to enjoy the status of "star Export House" as

per Certificate of recognition issued by Ministry of Commerce , Government of India.

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HEPCs a statutory body constituted under The Ministry of Textiles, Government of India to promote the exports of all handloom products like fabrics, home furnishings, carpets and floor coverings

HEPC was constituted in the year of 1965 with 65 members and its present membership is around 2000 spread all over the country.

The Handloom industry mainly exports fabrics, bed linen, table linen, toilet and kitchen linen, towels, curtains, cushions and pads, tapestries and upholstery's, carpets and floor coverings, etc.

The basic objective of HEPC is to provide all support and guidance to the Indian Handloom exporters and International buyers for trade promotion and International marketing.

HEPC has its head office at Chennai and regional offices at New Delhi.

Handloom Export Promotion Council (HEPC)

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Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts

EPCH was established under Companies Act in the year 1986 – 1987

Objective – promote, support, protect, maintain and increase export of handicrafts.

EPCH has the rarest distinction of being considered as Model Council that is self-sustaining and where all activities are self-financed.

EPCH is an ISO 9001:2000 certified organization.

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Exports raised by 20% to 10533.96 crore in 2010-2011

Indian Handicrafts and Gifts Fair – only open to overseas buyers.

India Expo Centre and Mart Common Facility Centre Jodhpur – Has

machines from Italy, Germany and Taiwan and consultancy is provided by reputed international designers.

National Centre for Design & Product Development

Technology Upgradation Centre(Saharanpur) – provides design studio, carpentry school & marketing facilities to exporters.

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