Promotion Council for EOUs & SEZ Units
(Ministry of Commerce and Industry,
Govt. of India)
Bhikaiji Cama Bhawan, Bhikaiji Cama Place, New Delhi-110066
Tel : 011-26167042/ 26165805/26166185 Fax : 011-26165538
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CIRCULAR NO.14 DATED 1.11.2004
L. B. Singhal
Sub: Participation in Trade Fairs/Exhibitions/Buyer-Seller
A meeting under the Chairmanship
of Mrs. Asha Swarup, Additional Secretary and Financial
Adviser, Ministry of Commerce was held to consider the MDA
proposals of Export Promotion Council for EOUs and SEZ Units
(EPCES). During the meeting, the MDA Committee of Ministry
of Commerce considered the activities to be undertaken by
the Council during 2004-05. The MDA Committee informed that
all the Councils may submit proposals for participation
in trade fairs/exhibitions/buyer-seller meets abroad for
the next 3 years to the Ministry of Commerce.
The following activities
of the Council to be organized in the next 4/5 months:
i. Buyer-Seller-Meets in
Kazakhastan, Ukraine & Uzbekistan in January, 2005.
ii. Orient Expo, Paris, France
from 17th to 19th February, 2005.
iii. Buyer-Seller-Meets in
Chile, Brazil and Mexico from 14th to 22nd March, 2005.
As you may be aware that
Market Development Assistance (MDA) is permissible for participation
in trade fairs/exhibitions/buyer-seller meets abroad to
EOUs/SEZ Units whose turnover is upto Rs.5 crore in the
preceding year. For participation in trade fairs/exhibitions/buyer-seller
meets in Latin American Countries (LAC), MDA upto a maximum
amount of Rs.1.40 lakhs (Rs.90,000 towards air-fare and
Rs.50,000 towards stall charges) is permissible and for
other countries MDA upto a maximum amount of Rs.1.10 lakhs
(Rs.60,000 towards air-fare and Rs.50,000 towards stall
charges) is permissible.
Keeping in view of the above,
we request you to kindly furnish the following:
1. EOUs and SEZ Units may
send their consent to participate in the above mentioned
three events of the Council and also avail the benefit of
2. Also send valuable suggestions
for participation in trade fairs/exhibitions/buyer-seller
meets abroad for the period December 2004 to March 2005
and for the years 2005-06, 2006-07 and 2007-08.