DGFT implements significant improvements in Advance Authorisation and Norms Fixation Workflow

Advance Authorisation Scheme (AAS) or Advance License Scheme is a duty exemption scheme issued by the Government of India (GOI) under the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020. The scheme exempts the payment of import duties on raw materials/inputs required for manufacturing products for export. In addition to any inputs, packaging material, fuel, oil, and catalyst which…

IFSC facilitates LRS remittances besides across the border financial products and financial services

International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) caters to customers outside the jurisdiction of the domestic economy dealing with flows of finance, financial products and services across borders. It is also known as an offshore financial centre since it deals with the flow of finance, financial products and services across borders. IFSC set up in India can…

Why did regulators decide to decommission LIBOR?

Edited and updated on 12.05.2023 ”LIBOR”, once labeled as the world’s most important benchmark was discredited because of the 2008 financial crisis when authorities in the United States and Britain found traders had manipulated it to make a profit that sparked an investigation by Britain’s Financial Services Authority (FSA). The LIBOR rigging scandal of 2008…