About Agri Exchange
Apeda Agri Exchange
Benefits / Facilities
Fruits & Vegetables Seeds
Fresh fruits & Vegetables
Other Fresh Vegetables
Other Fresh Fruits
Processed Fruits & Vegetables
Cucumber and Gherkins (Prepd. & Presvd.)
Dried & Preserved Vegetables
Other Processed Fruits & vegetables
Sheep/ Goat Meat
Albumin (Eggs & Milk)
Other Processed Foods
Jaggery & confectionery
Non Basmati Rice
United Arab Emirates
...View more country profiles
Analytical Report on FTAs
Tariff Concession under FTAs
Global Analytical Report
India's Export Analytical Report
Comparative Export Statement Report
DGFT : Public Notice, Notifications, Circular and Trade Notice
India Food Safety & Standards
Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20
Foreign Trade Policy (2015-2020)
Foreign Trade Procedures (2015-2020)
Highlights of Foreign Trade Policy (2015-2020)
Foreign Trade Policy Statement (2015-2020)
Appendices and ANF of FTP (2015-2020)
Submit New lead
MSMEs assured support, DGFT releases Mid-Term review of Foreign Trade Policy
Dec 07, 2017
With a postponement of the pending mid-term review of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) that was earlier supposed to be released with the Goods and Service Tax (GST) implementation, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) yesterday announced the review, highlighting the focus of the framework to be on the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).
The key highlights of the policy includes the FTP focussing on the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and the labour intensive sectors including agriculture, a release from the Commerce Ministry informed.
The government announced revised incentive figure of 4,567 crores for goods exports and 1,140 crores for the exports of services.
This added figure comes after the government recently announcing incentives to the ready-made garments sector.
Also other highlights include introducing self-certification scheme for duty free imports.
The Ministry also notified that in order to solve the problem of blocked working capital for exporters in the aftermath of the implementation of GST, the export promotion schemes of duty free imports under advanced authorization are restored.
With regard to the facilitation of trade, a new tab on the official DGFT website has been announced in order to make available a common contact point for exporters and importers to resolve the foreign trade relation issues.
Also a new logistics division has been institutionalised the Department of Commerce to develop and co-ordinate integrated development of the logistics sector, by way of policy changes, improvement in existing procedures, identification of bottlenecks and gaps, and introduction of technology based interventions in this sector.
These steps are likely to improve India’s ranking in the Logistics Performance Index (LPI) and promote exports and enhanced growth, the release added.
Offer/Submit New Lead
View Buy Leads
View Sell Leads
APEDA Agri Exchange
Latest Sell Offers
Latest Buy Offers
Exports from India
News & Analysis
Latest Market Reports
View Newsletter Online
Agricultural & Processed Food Products Export Development Authority
(Ministry of Commerce & Industry,
Govt. of India)
NCUI Building 3, Siri Institutional Area, August Kranti Marg, New Delhi - 110 016
Phone : 91-11-26513204, 26514572, 26534186
Fax : 91-11-26526187