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Workshop on Foreign Trade Policy and GST for EXIM Trade

Amendments to the Foreign Trade Policy (2015-2020) and Goods and Service Tax for Exim Trade




10 am - 5 pm


Hotel Abad Plaza, M.G. Road, Ernakulam


The Ministry of Commerce and Industry, through a Press Release on 5th December 2017 had released the Mid-term Review of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-20 in New Delhi. While restoring the benefits under the export promotion schemes of duty free imports under Advanced Authorisation, Export Promotion Capital Goods and 100 percent Export Oriented Units and thus resolving the problem of blocked working capital for exporters following the roll out of GST, the FTP review has focused on increasing the incentives for labour intensive MSME sectors.


The Cochin Chamber of Commerce & Industry is organising an Exclusive One Day Workshop for the Export-Import Community on the Amendments to the Foreign Trade Policy (2015-2020) and the implications of the Goods and Services Tax on Friday, 27th April 2018 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Hotel Abad Plaza, M.G. Road, Ernakulam.


The programme will cover:


1. Concept and scope of GST in terms of ACT/RULES/PROCESS and it's impact on the Exim Business Model

2. Documents to be maintained

3. Transition Provisions

4. Impact on the Domestic/Exports and Imports

5. Impact on various Export Promotion Schemes under GST

6. SEZ supplies impact

7. EOU/STPI supplies impact

8. Returns

9. Accounts and Audit

10. Solutions to current challenges in implementation


The Workshop will be handled by Mr. M.S. Venkataraman and Mr. M. Bhasker, Founder Members of Freight Club, Chennai.


Delegate Fee (Per Participant)


Members: ₹ 1,750 + 18% GST 


Non- Members:  ₹ 2,000 + 18% GST 


10% Discount for the first 25 registrations.


Participation only by prior Registration/payment



For registrations,


The Cochin Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Willingdon Island, Cochin-682 003.

Phone: 0484 2668349/ 2668650 Mob: +919895676827/ +919744629992 Email: