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EXHIBITION / MARKET INFORMATION

Frequently Asked Question by Divisions / Organisations
 
How does Texprocil act as a vital Trade Link?
Links member exporters with foreign buyers on their sourcing needs
Informs foreign buyers on suitable products, markets and  suppliers in India
Arranges visits through BSMs, Missions and Trade Delegation abroad and vice versa
 
How does Texprocils Textile Intelligence Centre benefit Cotton Textiles Exporters?
Conducts studies on markets, products, buyers and maintains a resource library
Disseminates vital information through E-Serve, E-News and various publications
Informs the buyers on Indian markets, leading to match their sourcing requirements
 
How does participation in Texprocil Events benefit Cotton Textiles Exporters?
Carefully researched trade events with prime focus on promotion of Indian Cotton Textiles
Special emphasis on networking and developing cordial relations with trade bodies abroad
Benefits from MAI Schemes extended to participant as per eligibility of exporters
 
What are the benefits of Texprocil Publications to Cotton Textiles Exporters?
Print media disseminates informative articles, trade developments, advertisements
Electronic media disseminates time bound information for speedy reach
Website, media releases, etc disseminates continually updated information
 
What are the main promotional activities of Texprocil?
Exclusive Texprocil India Pavilions during group participation in global textile events
Seminars/Conferences, Awareness Programmes etc. in multi-conferencing facility at H.O
Show room cum Textile Display centre at H.O
Group Participation in major International textile fairs & trade events
Buyer-Seller Meets in Overseas Countries
Reverse Buyer-Seller meets in India
Specialized Trade Delegations to overseas countries

STATISTICAL INFORMATION

How do I get the statistical information?
First of all you have to become member of this council. Once you become a members, you will be allotted an user ID and password. Under the Members area, you can login with your user id and password provided to you. Under Members area, you can have the access for Monthly Statistics. For Non-members, you have to send an email request to info@texprocil.org.
 
How do I get the earlier versions of EServe Copies?
First of all you have to become member of this council. Once you become a members, you will be allotted an user ID and password. Under the Members area, you can login with your user id and password provided to you. Under Members area, you can have the access for EServe news. For Non-members, you have to send an email request to info@texprocil.org.
 
How do I get the Import Statistics information of various countries?
First of all you have to become member of this council. Once you become a members, you will be allotted an user ID and password. Under the Members area, you can login with your user id and password provided to you. Under Members area, you can have the access for Texprocil Data Bank. For Non-members, you have to send an email request to info@texprocil.org.
 
How can I get the News Letter copies online?
First of all you have to become member of this council. Once you become a members, you will be allotted an user ID and password. Under the Members area, you can login with your user id and password provided to you. Under Members area, you can have the access for Enews. For Non-members, you have to send an email request to info@texprocil.org.

DUTY ENTITLEMENT PASS BOOK/DRAW BACK

 
What is DEPB?
a.
Duty Entitlement Pass Book (DEPB) is a Duty Credit Entitlement issued on Post Export Basis to neutralise the incidence of Customs duty on the import content of the export product.
 
 
Who can claim a DEPB Entitlement?
a.
Under the DEPB scheme, an exporter may apply for credit, as a specified percentage of FOB value of exports, made in freely convertible currency.
 
 
How does an exporter ascertain the eligibility of his product to claim DEPB?
a.
Eligibility for claim of DEPB can be ascertained with reference to the DEPB Schedule wherein the description of the export product is either
 
  1. On basis of manufacturing process i.e. forging, casting, extrusion, etc. or
  2. On basis of content i.e. ferrous / non ferrous, alloy / non alloy, etc.
 
What if the export product is not mentioned in the DEPB Schedule?
a.
In such case, exporter should undertake the exercise of getting SION (Standard Input Output Norms) fixed for his product and subsequently move for fixation of DEPB Rates.
b.
For this, the exporter should be very clear of implication of custom duty and excise on input stage level for his product and effect of the tax component on his pricing.
 
How can this Duty Credit Entitlement be used?
a.
Such DEPB claimed can be used in either of 2 ways:
 
  1. To meet incidence of Customs duty of imports conducted be himself; or
  2. Transfer such DEPB to an Importer against consideration
 
What qualifies as "Capital Goods" for the EPCG Scheme?
a.
"Capital Goods" means any plant machinery, equipment or accessories required for manufacture or production, either directly or indirectly, of goods or for rendering services, including those required for replacement, modernisation, technological upgradation or expansion.
b.
Capital goods also include packaging machinery and equipment, refractories for initial lining, refrigeration equipment, power generating sets, machine tools, catalysts for initial charge, equipment and instruments for testing, research and development, quality and pollution control.
c.
Capital goods may be for use in manufacturing, mining, agriculture, aquaculture, animal husbandry, floriculture, horticulture, pisciculture, poultry, sericulture and viticulture as well as for use in the services sector.
 
 
Who can get exemption from Bank Guarantee?
a.
All the exporters who have an export turnover of at least Rupees 5 Crore in the current or preceding licencing year and have a good track record of three years of exports will be exempted from furnishing a BG for any of the schemes under this Policy and may furnish a LUT in lieu of BG.

MEMBERSHIP

What is the profile of TEXPROCIL?
TEXPROCIL The Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council is a non-profit making, export promotion body under the aegis of Ministry of Textiles and Ministry of Commerce, Government of India
With a membership strength of around 4000 Indian cotton textile manufacturer and merchant exporters, Texprocil conducts wide ambit of activities aimed at enhancing the countrys exports of cotton textile products
 
Where is the TEXPROCIL office located?
TEXPROCIL operates through following offices in India;
Head Office in Mumbai (info@texprocil.org)
Regional Office in New Delhi (raju@texprocil.org)
 
What is the Organisation structure of TEXPROCIL?
Committee of Administration is the core decision making body of the Council
Members of the Committee of Administration are the elected representatives of various member organizations from the industry headed by three Office Bearers comprising of Chairman, Deputy Chairman and Vice Chairman
Committee of Administration also consists of nominated representatives from the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India
There are various Sub-Committees which individually focus on the various product groups viz. Yarn Committee, Fabrics Committee and Madeups Committee and offer suggestions to the Committee of Administration on various measures required for export trade development
The TEXPROCIL H.O. headed by the Executive Director, functions as per the guidelines of Committee of Administration
 
What are the functions of TEXPROCIL?
Disseminates information for setting the sectors Annual Export Target in line with Government of India
Offers suggestions for Foreign Trade Policy and Union Budget in line with various measures to be undertaken for reforms
Acts as an interface between exporters and various Government of India Bodies like DGFT, Customs, Central Excise, RBI, EXIM Bank etc on policy matters related to exports
Organises various Promotional Activities in India and Abroad under MDA/MAI scheme of Government of India
Disseminates useful trade information to member exporters regarding buyer enquiries, trade opportunities, market reports, country reports, trade statistics etc., by means of various print publications, EServe, ENews and hosting in the Councils Website on a regular basis
Provides information to overseas buyers for sourcing from India and match them with their requirements
Develops network & contacts with Indian missions abroad and local trade bodies to assist the member exporters to penetrate overseas market
Undertakes publicity campaign and brings out publications, film, CDs, market survey reports etc. on regular basis
 
Who can apply for Membership of TEXPROCIL ?
Manufacturers & Merchant Exproters of cotton goods;
 
How to apply for Membership?
Details of Membership may be obtained from the Regional as well as Head Office of TEXPROCIL or from the web link - http://www.texprocil.org/
 
What is the Membership Subscription?
Annual membership subscription is charged according to category of membership as well as export of cotton textile goods made by the organisation during the preceding year as detailed in the following table:
 
Sr.No
Category of Membership
Export Turnover during  the Immediate preceding year.
Amount of supscription
1
Council Member
Rs.50 Lakh
Rs.6000/- enterance & Rs.6000/- annual fee.
2
Registered Textile Exporter (RTE)
 
Rs.3000/- enterance & Rs.3000/- annual fee.

What is the difference between Council Member and RTE Member?

Sr.No.
 
Privileges of Council Members (Member)
Privileges of Registered Textile Exporter (RTE)
1
Shall be eligible to stand for and vote for the Election of Committee Members
Has no voting right nor can stand for Election of the Committee Members
2
Vote on all matters brought  before the Council in general meeting
Can attend general meeting but not eligible to vote
3
Shall receive publications of the Council on terms as may from time to time be prescribed by the Committee
Shall receive publications of the Council on terms as may from time to time be prescribed by the Committee
4
To avail of such facilities as may be extended by the Council on terms as may from time to time be prescribed by the Committee
To avail of such facilities as may be extended by the Council on terms as may from time to time be prescribed by the Committee
 

RTE member can be converted to Council Member ?
The criteria for conversion of Membership of the Council from Registered Textile Exporter to Member (Council) are as follows:
The annual export turnover of Cotton Textiles Items of any party whether by way of direct exports or through exporters should be of at least Rs 2 Crores. 

What are the benefits as a member of TEXPROCIL?
The TEXPROCIL members can avail of various privileged services through
A fleet of educated and experienced staff paired with Councils experience more than 50 years of serving the exporting community
Ultramodern infrastructure of the TEXPROCIL comprising of IT enabled Board Room, Textile Display Show-Room, Library and Resource Centre and Textile Intelligence Centre
Travel and Visa assistance on business visits abroad
Monthly magazine through print media which covers trade enquiries, govt. notifications, market reports, trade related articles, expert opinions, etc
Emergent and urgent information on various trade developments, policy changes & trade related information by E-Serve and E-News
Council website introducing to the worldwide customers about the Indian Cotton Textiles Sector by hosting trade related information and searchable list of exporters.
Various Government Export Promotional schemes and assistance offered to eligible member exporters
Group participation in focused Textile Events organised by the Council and assistance in participating in other events useful for trade enhancement
Latest statistical information on India and Worlds Imports and Exports for cotton textile basket of products through Textile Intelligence Centre
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