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3/31/13

Export Promotion Councils EPC and Commodity Boards, Federation of Indian Export Organisations FIEO Organisations Supporting to Exporters.

Organisations Supporting to Exporters.

Introduction Export Promotion Councils (EPC) Commodity Boards Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) Indian Institution of Packaging (IIP) Export Inspection Council (EIC) Indian Council of Arbitration (ICA) India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) Chamber of Commerce & Industry (CII) Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) India Investment Centre (IIC) Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) Director General of Commercial Intelligence Statistics (DGCIS) Introduction In India there are a number of organisation and agencies that provides various types of support to the exporters from time to time. These export organisations provides market research in the area of foreign trade, dissemination of information arising from its activities relating to research and market studies. So, exporter should contact them for the necessary assistance. Export Promotion Councils (EPC) Export Promotion Councils are registered as non -profit organisations under the Indian Companies Act. At present there are eleven Export Promotion Councils under the administrative control of the Department of Commerce and nine export promotion councils related to textile sector under the administrative control of Ministry of Textiles. The Export Promotion Councils perform both advisory and executive functions. These Councils are also the registering authorities under the Export Import Policy, 20022007. Commodity Boards file:///C:/Users/Renugamadavan/Desktop/ITF/ch_22_organisations_supporting_exporters.aspx.htm 1/8

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Export Promotion Councils EPC and Commodity Boards, Federation of Indian Export Organisations FIEO Organisations Supporting to Exporters.

Commodity Board is registered agency designated by the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India for purposes of exportpromotion and has offices in India and abroad. There are five statutory Commodity Boards, which are responsible for production, development and export of tea, coffee, rubber, spices and tobacco. Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) FIEO was set up jointly by the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India and private trade and industry in the year 1965. FIEO is thus a partner of the Government of India in promoting India’s exports. Address: Niryaat Bhawan, Rao Tula Ram Marg, Opp. Army Hospital. Research & Referral, New Delhi 110057 Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) was set up in 1963 by the Government of India as an autonomous organisation to help Indian exporters in foreign trade management and increase exports by developing human resources, generating, analysing and disseminating data and conducting research. Address: B-21 Kutub Institutional Area, Mehrauli Road, New Delhi-110016 Indian Institution of Packaging (IIP) The Indian Institute of Packaging or IIP in short was established in 1966 under the Societies Registration Act (1860). Headquartered in Mumbai, IIP also has testing and development laboratories at Calcutta, New Delhi and Chennai. The Institute is closely linked with international organisations and is recognized by the UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organisation) and the ITC (International Trading Centre) for consultancy and training. The IIP is a member of the Asian Packaging Federation (APF), the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IOPP) USA, the Insitute of Packaging (IOP) UK, Technical Association of PULP AND Paper Industry (TAPPI), USA and the World Packaging Organisation (WPO). Address: B-2, MIDC Area, P.B. 9432, Andheri (E), Mumbai 400096. Export Inspection Council (EIC) The Export Inspection Council or EIC in short, was set up by the...
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