RBI revives instructions about Refund of Export Proceeds of goods exported from India

In the Statement on Development and Regulatory Policies dated December 4, 2020, RBI announced greater flexibility to AD banks in the areas like Direct Dispatch of Shipping Documents, /“Write-off” of unrealized export bills, /Set-off of Export receivables against Import payables/ as well as ‘Refund of Export Proceeds of goods from India’. In terms of RBI…

RBI permits banks to Set-off of Export receivables against Import payables

RBI permits AD banks to Set-off outstanding export receivables against outstanding import payables from/to the same overseas buyer/supplier. In the Statement on Development and Regulatory Policies dated December 4, 2020, RBI announced greater flexibility to AD banks in the areas like Direct Dispatch of Shipping Documents, / “Write-off” of unrealized export bills,/ Refund of Export…

RBI offers greater flexibility on ‘write-off’ of unrealized export bills

As announced in Statement on Development and Regulatory Polices dated December 4, 2020, RBI revised extant procedure and delegates the grater flexibility to AD banks in respect of “write-off” of unrealized export bills. The exporter other than the Status Holder Exporter may self-write off 5% of total export proceeds realized during the calendar year proceeding…

Now Banks may regularize Direct Dispatch of Shipping Documents to the consignee for any value

As announced in Statement on Development and Regulatory Policies dated December 4, 2020, RBI delegates more power to AD banks in the areas like Direct Dispatch of Shipping Documents, “Write-off” of unrealized export bills, Set-off of Export receivables against Import payables, Refund of Export Proceeds. Direct Dispatch of Shipping Documents: With a view to simplifying…

Govt. orders cutoms to allow Auto LEO under ECCS to ensure ease of doing exports

Central Board of indirect revenue and customs, Ministry of Finance in its letter dated September 7, 2020, asked the Principal Chief Commissioner and Chief Commissioner to allow the facility of Auto Let Export Order (LEO) under the Express Cargo Clearance System (ECCS), in order to facilitate exports by courier and to enhance the global competitiveness…

Integrated Treasury operation in Banks explained

The treasury management (or treasury operations) can be explained as the management of the best possible use of surplus funds, maintain liquidity, reduce the overall cost of funds, and mitigate operational and financial risk. Traditionally, banks used to have two separate departments for treasury operations of a bank namely the domestic treasury/investment operations of a…

Hereafter participants can settle the ACU transactions in ACU Dollar or ACU Euro or in ACU Japanese Yen

In the settlement system under the Asian Clearing Union (ACU) Mechanism, all instruments of payments are required to be denominated in Asian Monetary Unit. The Asian Monetary Unit is the common unit of account of ACU and is equivalent in value to one U.S.Dollar. Hitherto, the Asian Monetary Unit was denominated only as ACU dollar.[…