IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Outflow (subsidised)

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

Yes

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 24 Nov 2017 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Tax-based export incentive

The Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry has increased the exports incentives under the Merchandise Exports Incentive Scheme (MEIS) for readymade garments and made-ups within the textile sector. Specifically, the incentive rates have been increased for these products have been increased from 2% to 4% of exports FOB value.

These enhanced rates are effective from 1 November 2017 to 30 June 2018. The inception date of this act has been set as 24 November 2017, the date of the announcement, as the export decisions are expected to be affected only after the announcement is made.

The higher rates earlier announced temporarily were later extended indefinitely vide Public Notice 7/2015-2020 on 11 May 2018.

The MEIS provides incentives on product exports, ranging from 2% to 5% based on the product and the country they are exported to.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

271 Made-up textile articles
6301 Blankets and travelling rugs.
630120 Blankets (other than electric blankets) and travelling rugs, of wool or of fine animal hair
630130 Blankets (other than electric blankets) and travelling rugs, of cotton
630140 Blankets (other than electric blankets) and travelling rugs, of synthetic fibres
6302 Bed linen, table linen, toilet linen and kitchen linen.
630210 Bed linen, knitted or crocheted
630221 Of cotton
630222 Of manmade fibres
630231 Of cotton
630232 Of manmade fibres
630253 Of manmade fibres
630260 Toilet linen and kitchen linen, of terry towelling or similar terry fabrics, of cotton
6303 Curtains (including drapes) and interior blinds; curtain or bed valances.
630319 Of other textile materials
630399 Of other textile materials
6304 Other furnishing articles, excluding those of heading 94.04.
630419 Other
6306 Tarpaulins, awnings and sunblinds; tents; sails for boats, sailboards or landcraft; camping goods.
630619 Of other textile materials
630629 Of other textile materials
630690 Other
6307 Other made up articles, including dress patterns.
630710 Floorcloths, dishcloths, dusters and similar cleaning cloths
282 Wearing apparel, except fur apparel
6101 Men's or boys' overcoats, carcoats, capes, cloaks, anoraks (including skijackets), windcheaters, windjackets and similar articles, knitted or crocheted, other than those of heading 61.03.
610120 Of cotton
610130 Of manmade fibres
6102 Women's or girls' overcoats, carcoats, capes, cloaks, anoraks (including skijackets), windcheaters, wind jackets and similar articles, knitted or crocheted, other than those of heading 61.04.
610220 Of cotton
610230 Of manmade fibres
6103 Men's or boys' suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers, trousers, bib and brace overalls, breeches and shorts (other than swimwear), knitted or crocheted.
610310 Suits
610322 Of cotton
610323 Of synthetic fibres
610329 Of other textile materials
610332 Of cotton
610342 Of cotton
610343 Of synthetic fibres
610349 Of other textile materials
6104 Women's or girls' suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers, dresses, skirts, divided skirts, trousers, bib and brace overalls, breeches and shorts (other than swimwear), knitted or crocheted.
610413 Of synthetic fibres
610419 Of other textile materials
610422 Of cotton
610429 Of other textile materials
610444 Of artificial fibres
610449 Of other textile materials
610452 Of cotton
610453 Of synthetic fibres
610462 Of cotton
610463 Of synthetic fibres
610469 Of other textile materials
6105 Men's or boys' shirts, knitted or crocheted.
610510 Of cotton
610520 Of manmade fibres
610590 Of other textile materials
6106 Women's or girls' blouses, shirts and shirtblouses, knitted or crocheted.
610610 Of cotton
610620 Of manmade fibres
610690 Of other textile materials
6107 Men's or boys' underpants, briefs, nightshirts, pyjamas, bathrobes, dressing gowns and similar articles, knitted or crocheted.
610711 Of cotton
610712 Of manmade fibres
610719 Of other textile materials
610721 Of cotton
610722 Of manmade fibres
6109 Tshirts, singlets and other vests, knitted or crocheted.
610990 Of other textile materials
6110 Jerseys, pullovers, cardigans, waistcoats and similar articles, knitted or crocheted.
611011 Of wool
611020 Of cotton
611030 Of manmade fibres
6111 Babies' garments and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted.
611120 Of cotton
611130 Of synthetic fibres
611190 Of other textile materials
6112 Track suits, ski suits and swimwear, knitted or crocheted.
611211 Of cotton
6113 Garments, made up of knitted or crocheted fabrics of heading 59.03, 59.06 or 59.07.
611300 Garments, made up of knitted or crocheted fabrics of heading 59.03, 59.06 or 59.07.
6114 Other garments, knitted or crocheted.
611420 Of cotton
611430 Of manmade fibres
611490 Of other textile materials
6115 Panty hose, tights, stockings, socks and other hosiery, including graduated compression hosiery (for example, stockings for varicose veins) and footwear without applied soles, knitted or crocheted.
611595 Of cotton
611596 Of synthetic fibres
611599 Of other textile materials
6116 Gloves, mittens and mitts, knitted or crocheted.
611610 Impregnated, coated or covered with plastics or rubber
611692 Of cotton
611693 Of synthetic fibres
6117 Other made up clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted; knitted or crocheted parts of garments or of clothing accessories.
611710 Shawls, scarves, mufflers, mantillas, veils and the like
611780 Other accessories
6201 Men's or boys' overcoats, carcoats, capes, cloaks, anoraks (including skijackets), windcheaters, windjackets and similar articles, other than those of heading 62.03.
620112 Of cotton
620119 Of other textile materials
620191 Of wool or fine animal hair
620192 Of cotton
620193 Of manmade fibres
6202 Women's or girls' overcoats, carcoats, capes, cloaks, anoraks (including skijackets), windcheaters, windjackets and similar articles, other than those of heading 62.04.
620211 Of wool or fine animal hair
620212 Of cotton
620292 Of cotton
620293 Of manmade fibres
620299 Of other textile materials
6203 Men's or boys' suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers, trousers, bib and brace overalls, breeches and shorts (other than swimwear).
620311 Of wool or fine animal hair
620312 Of synthetic fibres
620319 Of other textile materials
620339 Of other textile materials
620349 Of other textile materials
6204 Women's or girls' suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers, dresses, skirts, divided skirts, trousers, bib and brace overalls, breeches and shorts (other than swimwear).
620419 Of other textile materials
620429 Of other textile materials
620432 Of cotton
620433 Of synthetic fibres
620439 Of other textile materials
620442 Of cotton
620443 Of synthetic fibres
620444 Of artificial fibres
620449 Of other textile materials
620452 Of cotton
620453 Of synthetic fibres
620459 Of other textile materials
620462 Of cotton
6205 Men's or boys' shirts.
620520 Of cotton
6207 Men's or boys' singlets and other vests, underpants, briefs, nightshirts, pyjamas, bathrobes, dressing gowns and similar articles.
620791 Of cotton
6208 Women's or girls' singlets and other vests, slips, petticoats, briefs, panties, nightdresses, pyjamas, negligees, bathrobes, dressing gowns and similar articles.
620819 Of other textile materials
620829 Of other textile materials
620891 Of cotton
620892 Of manmade fibres
620899 Of other textile materials
6209 Babies' garments and clothing accessories.
620920 Of cotton
620930 Of synthetic fibres
620990 Of other textile materials
6210 Garments, made up of fabrics of heading 56.02, 56.03, 59.03, 59.06 or 59.07.
621010 Of fabrics of heading 56.02 or 56.03
621040 Other men's or boys' garments
621050 Other women's or girls' garments
6211 Track suits, ski suits and swimwear; other garments.
621132 Of cotton
621133 Of manmade fibres
621139 Of other textile materials
621142 Of cotton
621143 Of manmade fibres
621149 Of other textile materials
6212 Brassieres, girdles, corsets, braces, suspenders, garters and similar articles and parts thereof, whether or not knitted or crocheted.
621210 Brassieres
6213 Handkerchiefs.
621320 Of cotton
6214 Shawls, scarves, mufflers, mantillas, veils and the like.
621410 Of silk or silk waste
621420 Of wool or fine animal hair
621430 Of synthetic fibres
621440 Of artificial fibres
621490 Of other textile materials
6216 Gloves, mittens and mitts.
621600 Gloves, mittens and mitts.
6217 Other made up clothing accessories; parts of garments or of clothing accessories, other than those of heading 62.12.
621710 Accessories
621790 Parts
392 Non-metal wastes or scraps
6310 Used or new rags, scrap twine, cordage, rope and cables and worn out articles of twine, cordage, rope or cables, of textile materials.
631010 Sorted
631090 Other

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