ANNOUNCEMENT 31 Dec 2012

In December 2012, the government of India announced a change in financial export support.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

5

  • 4 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



Official Notification
PUBLIC NOTICE No. 42 (RE2012)/2009-14: http://dgft.gov.in/Exim/2000/PN/PN12/pn4212.htm

Inception date: 01 Jan 2013 | Removal date: 02 Apr 2015
Still in force

Export subsidy

 On 31 December 2012, the Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry made the following amendments in its export subsidy schemes under the Foreign Trade Policy 2009-14- 
 

  • 3 products are added under the Vishesh Krishi and Gram Udyog Yojana (VKGUY) and the Focus Product Scheme (FPS)
  • 3 products are added under the VKGUY
  • 102 products are added under the FPS
  • 6 products under the FPS have been given an additional benefit of 2% duty scrips on exports
  • The subsidy for 11 products under FPS has been increased from 2% to 5%
  • 62 products are added under the Market Linked Focus Product Scheme (MLFPS)
  • 5 countries are added under the Focus Market Scheme (FMS)
  • 1 country is added to the Special Focus Market Scheme

 
The VKGUY scheme provides subsidy for export of forest/agricultural products, while the product and market provide subsidies for exports of specified products or to specified markets or a combination of both.
 

AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
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Inception date: 31 Dec 2012 | Removal date: 31 Mar 2015
Still in force

Tax-based export incentive

Incentives of 2% of exports for 3 castor oil products have been removed from the Focus Product Scheme (2 of 3) and the Vishesh Krishi Gram Udyog Yojana (1 of 3).

Incentives were available on the exports of these goods to any country of export.

These schemes were announced under the Foreign Trade Policy 2009-2014 and became invalid under the new FTP 2015-20.

Inception date: 01 Jan 2013 | Removal date: 31 Mar 2015
Still in force

Tax-based export incentive

  • Incentives for exports of 3 products (HS 2105, 1208 and 1521.90) have been added under the Vishesh Krishi Gram Udyog Yojana, providing duty scrips of 5% on exports of above goods to any country.
  • 2 HS chapter (51 and 62), 4 products at the HS 4 digit level, 20 products at the 6 digit level and 76 products at the 8 digit level have been added under the Focus Product Scheme, providing incentives of 5% on 2 products and of 2% on exports of the other products when exported to any country
  • A bonus benefit of 2% of export value has been granted to 6 products under the Focus Product Scheme, over the incentive already available under the scheme
  • Incentives for 11 products under the FPS scheme have been increased from 2% to 5%

These schemes were announced as part of the Foreign Trade Policy 2009-14 and have been replaced by the Merchandise Exports Incentive Scheme (MEIS) under the FTP 2015-20.

 

Inception date: 01 Jan 2013 | Removal date: 31 Mar 2015
Still in force

Tax-based export incentive

  • Cayman Islands, Latvia, Bulgaria, New Zealand and Lithuania have been added as additional markets under the Focus Market Scheme that incentivises exports of all goods to these countries at the rate of 3% duty scrips of export value
  • Eritrea has been added as an additional market under the Special Focus Market Scheme that incentivises exports of all goods to specified countries at the rate of 4% duty scrips of export value

These schemes have been replaced by the Merchadise Exports Incentive Scheme under the new Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20.

 
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