MEIS Current Affairs, GK & News

Import of Oxygen concentrators for personal use permitted

The Directorate General of Foreign Trade recently notified that the import of oxygen concentrators shall be allowed for personal use. The Government of India has revised the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020 to permit the import. About Oxygen Import The new revision says that the imports of goods as “gifts’ is allowed through post or courier ..

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RoDTEP Scheme

The Government of India recently announced that the benefits of RoDTEP (Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products) scheme is to be extended to all goods. What is RoDTEP Scheme? The RoDTEP Scheme was launched in 2020 to boost exports of India in International markets. Under the scheme, a mechanism will be created for ..

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Government decides to cap export incentives under MEIS scheme

The government have decided to cap export incentives under Merchant Export from India Scheme (MEIS) at ₹2 crore per exporter on outbound shipments made during September-December, 2020. It is going to seriously affect traders. Key point Exports made during September-December will be based on orders that had been negotiated earlier, factoring in the existing MEIS ..

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Federation of Indian Export Organization: Indian Exports to fall by 20%

On May 19, 2020, the Federation of Indian Export Organization reported that the Indian Exports are to fall by 20%. This according to the organization will amount to 50-60 billion USD. Highlights The FIEO, the apex body of the exporters has requested to provide additional 2% support under the MEIS (Merchandise Exported from India) scheme. ..

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GoI extends Foreign Trade Policy

On April 1, 2020, the Government of India notified that the export schemes such as Export Promotion Capital Goods and Duty-Free Import authorization are to be extended by one year. Also, GoI has planned to extend Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 by another one year till 2021. Objective of the policy The policy aims at making ..

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