Commerce Secretary Ms Rita Teaotia, released the “MIS Report on Export
promotion Schemes 2017” of the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) on
the occasion of the eleventh Statistics day celebrations to mark the birth
anniversary of Prof.Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, father of Indian Statistics
on June 29 in recognition of his valuable contribution in the fields of
statistics and economic planning.
The Report is an initiative taken by senior officers of the Department
of Commerce and Statistics Division of Directorate General of Foreign Trade as
part of the monitoring and evaluation of the Foreign Trade Policy (2015-20).
The publication contains up-to-date information on key parameters under
various export promotion schemes in the form of data tables, visual displays
and data analysis. It provides All India, Zone-wise and Regional Authority wise
information on Import Export Codes (IECs) issued, Authorisations/Scrips issued
and their CIF and FOB values under various export promotion schemes for the
period 2014-15 to 2016-17.
The Report also provides RA wise and Sector (Product group) wise
information on number of Authorisations issued and FOB and Duty saved/CIF
values under Advance Authorisation and EPCG Schemes of FTP. The Report also
exhibits the status of RA wise Export Obligation fixed, fulfilled, pending etc
under these schemes.
The Report is
expected to serve as a handy tool for the key stakeholders in the evaluation of
the foreign trade policy and for undertaking review for midcourse correction.