RBI/2009-10/513, A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.57,
June 29, 2010
All Category – I Authorised Dealer Banks
Madam / Sir,
Export of Goods and Software – Realisation and Repatriation of export proceeds – Liberalisation
Attention of Authorised Dealer Category-I (AD Category-I) banks is invited to A.P.(DIR Series) Circular No.70 dated June 30, 2009 increasing the period of realisation and repatriation to India of the amount representing the full export value of goods or software exported, from six months to twelve months from the date of export, subject to review after one year.
2. The issue has since been reviewed and it has been decided, in consultation with the Government of India, to extend the above relaxation up to March 31, 2011.
3. The provisions in regard to period of realisation and repatriation to India of the full export value of goods or software exported by a unit situated in a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) as well as exports made to warehouses established outside India remains unchanged.
4. AD Category – I banks may bring the contents of this circular to the notice of their constituents and customers concerned.
5. The Directions contained in this circular have been issued under sections 10(4) and 11(1) of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA), 1999 (42 of 1999) and are without prejudice to permissions/approvals, if any, required under any other law.
( G. Jaganmohan Rao)
Chief General Manager